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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is admission to Poorcastle Festival 2024?

Early Bird 3-Day Pass - $25.00

Advance 3-Day Pass - $35.00

Day-of 3-Day Pass - $40.00


Advance Single Day Pass - $15.00

Day-of Single Day Pass - $20.00


How can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available at a discounted rate in advance online at Tickets will be available at the front gate and can be purchased by cash or card.


Is Poorcastle Festival open to all ages?

Yes, Poorcastle Festival welcomes all ages with free admission to those 12-years-old and under! Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Are pets allowed?

Yes, pets are allowed *ONLY* if on a leash with proof of potty bags.


What can I bring into the festival with me?

Chairs, blankets, ponchos, umbrellas, unopened water bottles, and empty water canteens are allowed inside the festival.


NOT ALLOWED: Weapons, outside food or alcohol, opened beverages. List subject to change. All persons and bags are subject to search.


Where is Poorcastle Festival 2024?

Breslin Park, located at 1400 Payne St., Louisville, KY 40206.


What are festival times? Where can I find the lineup and/or schedule?

The Official Poorcastle Festival 2024 Lineup will be announced Friday, March 1, 2024 and will soon after be listed here on the website. The schedule will be posted April 1, 2024.


Where can I park to attend the festival?

The festival offers plenty of street parking as well as the parking lot at Breckenridge Elementary.


Are bicycles allowed?

Yes, bicycles are allowed but must either stay chained up outside of festival grounds or can only be walked (not ridden) if brought into the festival.


As a musician, how can I submit to perform at Poorcastle Festival 2024?

Poorcastle Festival 2024 submission forms have closed, but they will open up for 2025 in November. Please stay tuned to our social media platforms for announcements.


I have submitted to Poorcastle Festival 2024. How do I know if my submission was accepted?

If your group has been accepted, you will be contacted at the email address provided no later than March 1, 2024.


As a vendor, how can I apply for space at Poorcastle Festival 2024?

Please apply here.


How can I make a donation?

Donations supporting this non-profit, all-local music festival can be made here.


How can my local business get involved and/or benefit the festival?

If interested in how your local business can get involved, please contact us at


Do musicians get paid?

All participation in Poorcastle Festival is on a voluntary basis. All proceeds benefit three local nonprofit youth organizations: Louisville Leopard Percussionists, AMPED, and Out Loud Louisville.

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