• Orange Amplification
  • Ludwig Drums
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • SmartPunk
  • Feed the Scene
  • Visit Gainesville


Everyone that is attending THE FEST 20 in Gainesville must first come to registration to check in and pick up their passes & purchased merchandise as well as info sheets and guidebooks.

Individual showcase ticket holders DO NOT need to attend registration- your name will be on the will call list at the door of the venue.


BOXCAR Beer and Wine Garden (Located at The Depot Station in Downtown Gainesville)
209 SE Depot Ave
Gainesville, Florida 32601

*See signage for city parking at Depot Park and view the parking map below


FRIDAY, October 28th, 2022– 12noon – 7pm

  • Full Registration & Flea Market Tabling as well as hangs in Gainesville’s premiere city park with buds in the sun.


Bo Diddley Plaza FRONT GATES
111 E University Ave.
Gainesville, Florida 32601

SATURDAY, October 29th, 2021 – 12noon – 2pm

  • Full Registration & Customer Service ONLY.
  • NO Flea Market Tabling

REMEMBER: Registration will be held during the scheduled times only!!!

Registration FAQs

What is registration?
That’s where you go to pick up your wristband that gets you into all the shows FEST weekend!

What do I need to get my wristband?
-Photo ID or passport
-Order confirmation # or name change email
-Negative PCR COVID-19 test (from within 48 hours) or COVID-19 vaccination card.

What do I need to bring for the wellness check?
Proof of vaccination (An original copy, photocopy, or digital copy (such as a picture on your phone) of your vaccination card will be accepted) and a valid, government-issued photo ID or passport that has the same name as your vaccination card.

OR a negative COVID-19 test result from a lab no more than 48 hours prior to picking up your passes. Rapid or at home tests will not be accepted.

Can my friend pick up my wristband?
No! This year everyone receiving a wristband must pass through the wellness check to confirm negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What happens if I can’t make it to registration on Friday?
Registration Lite will take place on Saturday October 29th at Bo Diddley Plaza front gates from 12-2pm. Wristbands will be available for pick up during these times ONLY! No flea market at registration lite.

Is there parking available at registration?
Yes! There’s a huge free parking lot next to Depot Park. Please take a look at the map below.
(Parking locations are highlighted in PINK)

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  • Silver Q
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  • Paper + Plastick Records
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