FAQ

Is there anywhere I can buy my ticket in person?

YES! You can get tickets without online transaction fees in Athens at Yianni’s, Union St. Market, and DP Dough.

What is included with a VIP ticket?

Your VIP ticket includes express entry (skip the line), access to the exclusive VIP section located at the front-right of the stage, premium elevated viewing areas, and more. Your VIP ticket also allows you in all areas included with a GA ticket. Parking is separate.  

What is the address of the venue?

Country Night Lights is located at The Venue Of Athens – 8003 State Route 56, Athens, OH 45701  

Are there any shuttles running to/from Country Night Lights?

No, there are no shuttles. All transportation to/from the venue where Country Night Lights is being held is the sole responsibility of the attendee.  

If I bought a 2-day ticket, how will I receive my tickets for both days?

Your 2-Day ticket includes admission to Friday (9/23) and Saturday (9/24) into the festival. Does NOT include same day re-entry into the concert.
After completing your purchase on Eventbrite, you will receive an email confirmation with your attached PDF ticket(s). You MUST print your PDF ticket or display the barcode on your mobile device.  The name on the tickets do not have to match the ID so long as the barcode is scannable. PSG is not responsible if ticket(s) cannot be scanned and the order is under a different name than the person presenting the ticket. NO REFUNDS |  ALL SALES FINAL
Note: If you purchased a 2-Day ticket, that initial ticket will get scanned for Friday (It will be labeled 2-DAY GA or 2-DAY VIP depending on what you purchased). A Saturday ticket will be emailed to all 2-Day ticket customers the week of the event. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A WRISTBAND AS PREVIOUSLY DISCUSSED, YOU WILL RECEIVE A TICKET FOR SATURDAY VIA EMAIL.
To clarify, the initial ticket emailed to you when you made your purchase for a 2-Day ticket will only get scanned on Friday. An additional ticket will emailed to you the week of the festival in which you will use to scan for entry on Saturday.
Please follow signs upon entry and go in the correct lanes if you purchased GA or VIP. VIP will need to collect their wristband each day in the VIP lanes.
*IF YOU PURCHASED A 2-DAY TICKET AFTER 9/21 @ 2PM, YOU WILL NEED TO PICK UP THE TICKETS AT WILL CALL ON FRIDAY AT THE BREAKAWAY BOX OFFICE AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE VENUE. ALL 2-DAY PURCHASES BEFORE 9/21 @ 2PM WILL BE EMAILED THEIR TICKETS. ALL OTHER TICKET TYPES WILL BE EMAILED*
Friday & Saturday Single day tickets: Please use the ticket on the appropriate days according to the TICKET TYPE not the date on the ticket.
 

Can I park on-site?

YES! We will have ample parking for all passenger vehicles (cars/trucks/SUVs/vans) at the venue. Parking opens at 2:00PM on September 23, with festival gates opening at 5:00PM. On Saturday, September 24, parking opens up at 12:00PM noon while gates to the festival open at 2:00PM. You will NOT be allowed to walk down Route 56 to get to The Venue. You can pre-purchase and guarantee your parking spot at The Venue online (click here), or you can buy your spot when you arrive.  

Can I park my car overnight?

You ARE allowed to leave your car at The Venue Of Athens overnight. All cars must be cleared by Sunday morning. Don’t drink and drive!  

What’s the policy on pick-ups and drop-offs?

You WILL be allowed to get dropped off and picked up at The Venue Of Athens and not have to purchase a parking pass.  

Is there re-entry?

There is no in-and-out privileges or re-entry permitted at the festival, both for the festival and parking. Those who are camping will be able to go back and forth between the camping areas and the festival. If you drive off the premises, you will need to purchase parking again in order to park at the venue.  

What is your alcohol policy?

As always, you must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. BYOB is not permitted inside the festival, however you may bring your alcohol into the parking lot and camping area. Beer and liquor will be available inside the venue!  

What items are and are not allowed inside the venue?

PERMITTED:
  • Foldable lawn chairs
  • Cigarettes
  • eCigs
  • Small backpacks and purses (note that all bags are subject to search upon entry)
  • Pop-up tents (not to be staked into the ground)
  NOT PERMITTED:
  • Outside food and drinks (including alcohol)
  • Illegal drugs or substances
  • Fireworks
  • Grills or any open flames
  • Professional audio or video equipment
  • Pets
  • Laser pointer
  • Drones
 

Will there be food inside the venue?

YES!  

Who’s playing each day? What are the set times?

  cnl2016_settimes-1  

What is the venue layout like?

2015 venue layout is seen below. 2016 layout to be announced, although it will be similar to 2015’s layout.

CNL_2015_Map_Final_Hi-Res

How can my business become involved with Country Night Lights?

Click here to send an email to request more information  

How can I apply for media credentials?

Please click here to fill out our media credential application.