Billboard Hot 100 Fest FAQ: Free Parking, Free Shuttles & More Answers
Billboard's second annual Hot 100 Music Festival -- hosted by Billboard in partnership with Live Nation -- will be a weekend filled with live music, unforgettable moments and fun. The festival will take place Aug. 20 and 21 at New York's Jones Beach.
The lineup includes more than 40 different artists, including Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris, Fetty Wap, Martin Garrix, J. Cole, Desiigner, Cheat Codes, Sleigh Bells, Rae Sremmurd and more. You can buy tickets now.
Have questions about the festival? We're here to help. Check out the most frequently asked questions below:
How do I get there?
Two free shuttle buses will be available for Hot 100 Festival guests from 11 a.m. to midnight. The buses will run continuous loops from the Wantagh train station to the festival at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater.
When do doors open?
Doors open at noon each day.
Is there parking or a place for drop-off?
Yes! Parking is free in the main beach parking fields (Lots 4 & 5) with a valid event ticket to the show. The parking lots will open at 8 a.m. The drop-off location will be in Lot 5.
When does will-call open?
Will-call will open at 10 a.m.
Can I bring a bag or backpack?
Backpacks and bags are not permitted in the festival. A complimentary bag check will be available, should a guest bring a bag not permitted into the festival. All guests will be scanned into the festival via handheld metal detection devices and will pass through a full pat-down and search entry process.
Can I bring water?
Guests can bring one hermetically sealed bottle of water up to 1 liter in size.