FAQ

ABOUT:

What is Riptide Music Festival?
Presented by 104.3 The Shark, 101.5 LITE FM, 102.7 The Beach, Power 96, 560 WQAM, and 790 The Ticket, the 3rd Annual Riptide Music Festival Powered by Ford is the biggest THREE day Alternative & Classic Hits music festival to ever land on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale!

 

What are the festival dates?
The 2018 Riptide Music Festival dates are Friday, November 30th (Classic Hits), Saturday, December 1st & Sunday, December 2nd (Both Alternative Shark Days)!

 

What are the hours of the festival?

  • Friday, November 30th, 2018 - Gates open at 4pm. Gates close at 9:45pm.
  • Saturday, December 1st - Gates open at 11am. Gates close at 9:40pm.
  • Sunday, December 2nd  - Gates open at 11am. Gates close at 8:45pm.

Times are subject to change.

 

Who will perform on each day and at what time?
Friday, Nov. 30th, 2018:

• The Jacksons • The Sugarhill Gang • Baha Men • Lisa Lisa • Sheila E. • Mr. Nice Guy • Bonn E Maiy • Nick Aquilino • Jake Wells

Saturday, Dec. 1st, 2018:
• Panic! At The Disco • Sublime with Rome • Young the Giant • Dirty Heads • Cold War Kids • Blue October • Bishop Briggs • Robert Delong • Sir Sly • Alice Merton • Rainbow Kitten Surprise • Bob Moses • Dreamers • lovelytheband • The Driver Era • Two Feet • Superorganism • The Knocks Special DJ Set • DJ IMMORTAL

Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2018:
• 311 • +LIVE+ • Third Eye Blind • Matt and Kim • Everclear • Gin Blossoms • Collective Soul • The Crystal Method • Just Loud • Silent Rival • DJ IMMORTAL

The stage time schedules will be announced on Wednesday, Nov. 28th at 10am on the Radio.com app!

 

LOCATION:

Where is the festival located? What is the address of the festival site?
The festival is located on Fort Lauderdale Beach at Harbor Dr. and A1A. The Riptide Music Festival address is: 1100 Seabreeze Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

How do I get to Riptide Music Festival?

Directions:
The festival address is 1100 Seabreeze Blvd Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316. Below are directions to drive, information regarding parking as well as the two closest airports to the festival site.

Parking:
There will be very limited parking available throughout the beach area, so we encourage & recommend taking rideshare (Uber, Lyft, etc.), YellowCab, or the Water Taxi. This year there will be no shuttles available for purchase. 

From Ft. Lauderdale Airport: Exit airport. Head US-1 N/Ft Lauderdale and merge onto N SR- A1A N/U.S. 1 N/S Federal Hwy. After 2.0 miles, turn right on SE 17th Street. Continue onto SeaBreeze Blvd. Look for signs for parking and rideshare dropoff on HARBOR DRIVE.

From Miami: Head north on I-95 toward Ft. Lauderdale. Take exit 24 to merge onto I-595 E toward Port Everglades/International Airport. Take exit 12B to merge onto N SR-A1A N/U.S. 1 N/S Federal Hwy toward Ft Lauderdale. After 2.0 miles turn right on SE 17th Street. Continue onto SeaBreeze Blvd. Look for signs for parking and rideshare dropoff.

From the Miami Airport: Head south toward Miad Circle. Continue straight onto NW 21st St. Take ramp for FL-112 EAST (partial toll road). Take the I-95 S exit toward Downtown (toll road). Follow signs for I-95 N/Ft Lauderdale/Orlando and merge onto I-95 N (partial toll road). Take exit 24 to merge onto I-595 E towardPort Everglades/Ft Laud-Hlwd/International Airport. Take exit 12B to merge onto N SR-A1A N/U.S. 1 N/S Federal Hwy toward Ft Lauderdale. Turn right on SE 17th Street. Continue onto SeaBreeze Blvd. Look for signs for parking and rideshare dropoff.

 

Airports:

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

320 Terminal Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Phone: 1-866-435-9355

MIAMI, FL, Miami International Airport (MIA)

2100 NW 42nd Avenue Miami, FL 33142
Phone: (305) 876-7000

Is there access to the ocean?
Nope. Riptide Festival attendees will not be allowed to enter the ocean while inside our festival grounds.

Where should I stay? Hotel suggestions?
Check out our partner hotels for special Riptide room rates online: Book your rooms now! More offers will be posted on Riptidefest.com in the weeks to come!

Will any roads be closed?
No roads will be closed.

Can I park my boat in the ocean or anchor off-shore?
There will be ABSOLUTELY NO boat anchoring offshore of the Riptide Music Festival site. There are protected coral reefs just offshore. The offshore area will be heavily patrolled to prevent boats from anchoring. Thanks for understanding!