Borda Productions Presents

Sept 6, 7, 8, 9, 2018 | Kansas City - La Benite Riverfront Park

Sept 6, 7, 8, 9, 2018 | Kansas City - La Benite Riverfront Park

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FAQ

FAQ

» LOCATION

Emerald City is La Cygne, KS just south of Kansas City. Please use GPS or Google maps for the best directions to DFT.  Use the following address to get directions to Emerald City – 7095 West 399th Street, La Cygne, KS 66040

See the location HERE

1 Minute off 69 HWY just south of Kansas City.

THURSDAY, Sept. 6th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing Thursday Night campers at 5:00 PM (3:00 PM for early entry). Camping gates will close at 11:00 PM – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Non Campers gates will open at 7pm (5:00 PM for early entry) – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire 5 days – with unlimited ‘in and outs’

FRIDAY, Sept. 7th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing festival goers into the venue on Friday, Sept. 9th at 11:00 AM (for early entry only), 1:00 PM for general campers and 3:00 PM for Non-Campers (1pm for early entry). Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SATURDAY, Sept. 8th – Gates Open at 11:00 AM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the remainder of the weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SUNDAY, Sept 9th – Gates Open at 12:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance with unlimited ‘in and outs’.


» CAMPING PROHIBITED ITEMS

NO propane or gas in camping areas
NO liquor of any kind (only beer + wine)
NO fire of any kind
NO illegal substances
NO drugs or drug paraphernalia – Safety First HERE
NO pets
NO laser pointers
NO glass
NO weapons of any kind (Includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
NO drones

 

» VENUE PROHIBITED ITEMS

NO illegal substances
NO drugs or drug paraphernalia – Safety First HERE
NO pets
NO laser pointers
NO outside food or liquid of any kind (including sealed bottles)
NO coolers
NO weapons of any kind (Includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
NO drones
Empty: camelbacks + plastic/metal bottles are OK


» MUSTS TO BRING

– Tickets. We will accept electronic versions off of your cell phone, etc. as well as hard copy paper tickets. If your ticket does not scan you will not be granted access.

– Credit Card/ATM Card/Cash- most vendors accept cash only, parking is cash only (see parking info below), liquor/beer sales will accept credit cards in some locations

– Your ID, a SMILE and SAFETY


» FAQ LEGEND

» General FAQ
» Safety and Health FAQ
» Ticket FAQ
» Getting Here FAQ
» Camping FAQ
» Venue FAQ
» Vendor and Sponsor FAQ
» GUIDELINES
» Musts to Bring

» GENERAL FAQ

HOW CAN I CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT TICKETS?

Eventbrite Ticketing & Affirm Payment Plan orders:
Please visit Eventbrite’s Customer Support Portal to be put in touch with a representative.

If you are writing in regarding being unable to locate your order confirmation or tickets, please first check your spam and promotions inboxes for mailers from Eventbrite.

PayPal Payment Plan orders:
Please contact us directly at comments@bordaproductions.com

MY CREDIT CARD IS BEING DECLINED.

Please make sure your address is imputed EXACTLY as your address on file with your credit card company. Please contact your CC company or check your statement to verify the address on file. Any error, no matter how small, will decline your attempt. This is put in place to reduce fraud associated with purchases.

IS THIS AN ALL AGES SHOW?

Yes, Dancefestopia happily welcomes All Ages.

WHAT TICKET TYPES DO I NEED TO PURCHASE?

“I just want to access the festival and not camp or enter the campgrounds of DFT”
1) Pick One Access ticket – Super VIP, VIP or GA

“I want to access the festival AND camp or enter the campgrounds of DFT”
1) Pick One Access ticket – Super VIP, VIP or GA
2) Purchase a Camping Pass

HOW DO I CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR ALL OTHER (NON-TICKET) QUESTIONS ?

Please email comments@bordaproductions.com. Please allow up to 48 hours for a response. Please note that ALL SALES are FINAL.  We will not respond to refund requests.

WHEN CAN WE ARRIVE? WHEN DO WE HAVE TO LEAVE?

THURSDAY, Sept. 6th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing Thursday Night campers at 5:00 PM (3:00 PM for early entry). Camping gates will close at 11:00 PM – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Non Campers gates will open at 7pm (5:00 PM for early entry) – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire 5 days – with unlimited ‘in and outs’

FRIDAY, Sept. 7th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing festival goers into the venue on Friday, Sept. 9th at 11:00 AM (for early entry only), 1:00 PM for general campers and 3:00 PM for Non-Campers (1pm for Early Entry). Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SATURDAY, Sept. 8th – Gates Open at 11:00 AM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the remainder of the weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SUNDAY, Sept 9th – Gates Open at 12:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

 

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF THE VIP LOUNGE?

Thurs 2pm to 2am, Fri 10am to 2am, Sat 1oam to 2am, Sun 10am to 1230am

ARE THERE ANY CELL PHONE CHARGING STATIONS?

Please visit the Locker Logic vendor station to quick charge your phone. Cabins, the VIP and Super VIP lounges, and the Relaxations Stations also have charging stations. Pre-purchase your Locker Logic charging locker HERE

CAN I LEAVE THE FESTIVAL AND RETURN?

Yes, you will be able to come and go as you wish. Please note that you will be subject to search each time you enter the festival grounds. This is purely for the safety of our guests. PLEASE, there is ZERO loitering in the parking areas. This will be strictly enforced for safety reasons.

IF I AM STAYING OFF SITE, CAN I LEAVE AND COME BACK?

Yes.

WILL YOU BE POSTING SET TIMES IN ADVANCE? WHERE CAN I FIND EXACT SET TIMES?

www.dancefestopia.com/set-times

Please take the time to explore Dancefestopia, as there are some things happening that will not be posted, and will be exciting to find on your own.

CAN I BRING IN MY BACKPACK , CAMELBAK or BAG?

Yes, but they must be completely empty.

I’M A PHOTOGRAPHER. WHO DO I ARRANGE A PHOTO PASS THROUGH?

Media and Photo Pass Applications are now closed.

DO YOU HAVE A WORK EXCHANGE OR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM AT THE EVENT?

It takes a village… We love our volunteers! Each year, we hand select a group of individuals to attend Dancefestopia and help out and attend the festival as Volunteers!

Come help us make Dancefestopia special, complete the form at Dancefestopia Volunteer Central to apply and get more info! Applications will be processed over the Summer, closer to the festival date.

CAN I PASS OUT FLYERS INSIDE THE VENUE OR OUTSIDE THE VENUE ON FESTIVAL GROUNDS?

No, there is no unauthorized solicitation on the grounds or in any of the parking lots/camping areas.

WHAT TYPES OF VENDORS WILL BE ON HAND?

There will be a variety of food/beverage/alcohol/arts-crafts/apparel vendors and more on-site.

I LOCKED MY KEYS IN MY CAR, MY CAR WON’T START. WILL THERE BE A TOW TRUCK OR AAA ON SITE?

You can find help for your car at the Dancefestopia Information/Ticket Office.

IS THERE A BUS TO SHOW PROGRAM?

No.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW?

We ask of you: follow the instructions that are given out, follow the signs to the parking areas, be kind to your neighbor, and come prepared for a weekend of fun.


» SAFETY AND HEALTH

Please visit our dedicated Safety and Health Page

» TICKETS

I NEVER GOT MY TICKETS?

Please visit Eventbrite’s Customer Support Portal to be put in touch with a representative.

Please first check your spam and promotions inboxes for your tickets.

I CAN’T GO ANYMORE FOR ANY REASON AND I WANT A REFUND.

Just like any event, ALL SALES ARE FINAL. When purchasing your ticket you agreed to ticketing terms. We do not offer refunds for any reason. We will unable to respond to refund requests. Thank you.

CAN I BRING MY KIDS? DO THEY HAVE TO PAY?

Yes and no. There are no age restrictions however kids over 5 years old and over must have a ticket/wristband.  Kids under 5 years old are free.

DO I NEED TO PRINT OFF MY TICKETS?

No, but you must have your tickets accessible on your phone. Hard Copy tickets will also be accepted.

WILL TICKETS BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE FESTIVAL GATES?

TBD

CAN I GET A DAY PASS?

Day passes to Dancefestopia are not being sold for 2018.


» GETTING HERE

WHERE ARE THE CLOSEST AIRPORTS TO THE VENUE?

The closest major airport is Kansas City (MCI). The drive to Emerald City is roughly 50 minutes.

WILL YOU BE PROVIDING ANY SHUTTLES TO/FROM THE AIRPORTS?

No.

HOW IS THE TRAFFIC GOING TO BE HANDLED?

THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT, we ask that you follow the route posted on the website (via 69 Highway to 399th St.). If you try to make your own way there, it will only make it miserable for you and everyone else. A lot of planning has gone into getting EVERYBODY in and out safely and in a timely fashion.

IS THERE A RIDE SHARE PROGRAM?

YES, with Open Ride! COMING SOON


» CAMPING FAQ

ARE WE GOING TO BE ABLE TO CAMP NEXT TO OUR CARS?

No. Upon arrival, you will be directed to the main parking area. Camping is located within the park, therefore, no cars are allowed. Please walk your belongings to the camping area which is very close to the parking lot.

WILL THE ENTRANCE TO THE CAMPGROUNDS BE OPEN 24 HOURS?

Yes, from inside the grounds. From outside the festival grounds, no re-entry after 3:00 AM.

HOW BIG IS MY CAMPING AREA?

10ft x 15ft – Only one tent/person per camping pass. Camping areas are regulated by wristbands.

CAN WE LEAVE AND RE-ENTER THE CAMPGROUND AREA?

Yes, as many time as you want.

CAN WE LEAVE AND RE-ENTER THE CAMPGROUND AREA?

Yes, as many time as you want.

WHAT ARE THE GENERAL RULES FOR BUYING A CAMPING SPOT?

A camping pass is required to enter the camping grounds. One Camping Pass = One Entrance to Camping

Purchaser of the campsite must check in. Purchaser will be given one wristband at the ticket box. Friends/attendees who do not have a camping pass are not permitted on the camping grounds. Camping passes require a full festival pass too.

CAN WE BRING IN ALCOHOL?

Alcohol is allowed within the camping grounds at Dancefestopia.
Dancefestopia attendees with a camping pass are permitted to bring in a personal supply of alcohol into the camping area of the festival. Fam this is very important that we stick to the city guidelines:

UPON FIRST ENTRY ONLY! — Each Camper may bring up to 2 cases of beer per camping site and 2 boxes of wine per camping site.
Anything more than that will be confiscated when we inspect your goods on arrival. Again this is for first entry ONLY.
No re-entry into the festival with any type of liquor.
No hard liquor is permitted. Only beer and box wine.
No glass containers of any kind are allowed into the campgrounds or concert areas.
No kegs are allowed into the festival.
No beverages of any kind are allowed to enter or leave the camping grounds. Beverages brought into the camping area must remain there for the extent of the festival. No cups/soda/water/etc can be taken from camping grounds to festival music grounds.
The sale of alcohol is strictly prohibited.

21+ to possess or consume alcohol.

WHAT WILL YOU BE PROVIDING AT THE CAMPGROUNDS?

There will be 24 hour security. There will be water and ice for sale (inside the venue and by roaming vendors) during the day, as well as ATMs and a variety of vendors within the venue.  Port-o-potties and water stations will be available. Upgrade to the ‘Relaxation Station’ to unlock showers, charging stations, flushable bathrooms, sinks with running water and beds to nap in.

WHAT EMERGENCY SERVICES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SITE? WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I NEED EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE (MEDICAL, POLICE, TOWING, LOCKSMITH, ETC.)?

There will be 24 hour medical assistance available throughout the campgrounds and festival site. You can stop any officer you see or any staff member you see, for assistance.

WHERE SHOULD I GO IF I LOSE MY KEYS, MY WALLET OR MY FRIENDS?

Go to the Dancefestopia Information/Ticket Office near the main entrance of the festival.

WHAT WILL WE BE ALLOWED TO BRING INTO THE CAMPGROUNDS?

You can bring food, drink, coolers. NO Grills of any kind. Food and/or drinks may not be taken outside designated camping areas.

AM I ALLOWED TO SELL FOOD/DRINK IN THE CAMPING AREA?

You are NOT allowed to sell food or drink on the property.

WILL BANDS BE ALLOWED TO PLAY IN THE CAMPING AREA IF NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE FESTIVAL? DO WE NEED A PERMIT IF SO?

Be kind to your neighbors. If you have to plug it in (i.e. an amp), leave it at home. NO LOUD MUSIC.

WILL SMALL CAMPFIRES BE ALLOWED IN THE CAMPING AREAS? WILL YOU ALLOW FIRE BINS?

There will be no campfires or grills of any kind allowed per park regulations.

ARE WE ALLOWED TO BRING GAS POWERED GENERATORS?

No generators allowed for general campers. Generators permitted for RV Campers with a valid RV Pass.

WILL THERE BE ANY ELECTRICITY IN THE CAMPING AREA?

No.

ARE SERVICE ANIMALS ALLOWED IN THE CAMPSITE?

Yes, absolutely — with proper documentation. Please note that Emotional Support Animals are not legally classified as ‘Service Animals’ and therefore do not fall under this classification.

IS THERE CELL PHONE SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL SITE?

Yes.

CAN I SET UP A LARGE PAVILION TENT?

Because space is limited, there will be no pavilion tents allowed.

WHEN CAN I ARRIVE?

THURSDAY, Sept. 6th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing Thursday Night campers at 5:00 PM (3:00 PM for early entry). Camping gates will close at 11:00 PM – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Non Campers gates will open at 7pm (5:00 PM for early entry) – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire 5 days – with unlimited ‘in and outs’

FRIDAY, Sept. 7th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing festival goers into the venue on Friday, Sept. 9th at 11:00 AM (for early entry only), 1:00 PM for general campers and 3:00 PM for Non-Campers (1pm for Early Entry). Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SATURDAY, Sept. 8th – Gates Open at 11:00 AM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the remainder of the weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SUNDAY, Sept 9th – Gates Open at 12:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance with unlimited ‘in and outs’.


» VENUE FAQ

CAN WE BRING WATER INTO THE MAIN CONCERT VENUE FROM THE OUTSIDE?

No. You can purchase water and/or refill at our free water stations.

WILL WE BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE FESTIVAL AND COME BACK?

Yes, please have your wristband on for re-entry. Please note that you will be subject to search each time you enter the festival grounds. No loitering in the parking lots.

WHAT IS THE TAPING POLICY GOING TO BE? WILL WE NEED TO GET TAPERS TICKETS?

Taper tickets are not available. No taping allowed.

WILL CAMERAS BE ALLOWED IN THE CONCERT VENUE AREA?

Yes.

WILL CHAIRS BE ALLOWED IN THE CONCERT VENUE?

Yes.

WILL THERE BE ATM MACHINES INSIDE THE VENUE?

Yes.

WILL THERE BE LOCKERS ON SITE?

Yes, we’ve partnered with Locker Logic! Lockers also have individual power ports to charge your phones!! Save time, and rent online before they sell out, HERE.

WILL THERE BE A LOST & FOUND? (LOST KEYS, CELL PHONES, ETC.)

Yes, at the Information/Ticket Office near the main entrance of the festival (day parking box office).

WILL THERE BE AN INFORMATION BOOTH/AREA?

Yes, please visit the Ticket Office near the main entrance of the festival.

WILL THERE BE FIRST AID ON SITE?

Yes. Read more about Health and Safety at Dancefestopia HERE

WILL THERE BE DRINKING FOUNTAINS? AND/OR HOW MUCH IS WATER?

There will be water stations on-site, and water will be available at the concession stands at very reasonable prices. Learn more HERE.

WILL FLUSHABLE TOILETS AND RUNNING SINKS BE AVAILABLE?

Yes, either via purchasing a ‘Relaxation Station’ pass (campgrounds only), VIP/Super VIP pass (located in the main venue within the Land of Oz lounge during operating hours), or by renting a cabin.

WILL THERE BE SHOWERS?

Yes, shower facilities available by purchasing a ‘Relaxation Station’ pass or by renting a cabin.

WILL THERE BE PAYPHONES?

No.

WILL THERE BE A FESTIVAL MAP AVAILABLE AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes.


» HOTELS

Camping not your thing? A few local options are still available:

HOTELS AND MORE ACCOMMODATIONS

 

 


» VENDOR INFORMATION

Vendor spots fill up quickly. Download our vendor packets here:

FOOD Vendor Information – VISIT HERE

CRAFT Vendor Information – VISIT HERE


» SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

Please email us at comments@bordaproductions.com

 


» DANCEFESTOPIA GUIDELINES

DANCEFESTOPIA 2018
SEPT. 6, 7, 8, 9
RAIN OR SHINE
NO REFUND OR EXCHANGES

 

ALL TICKETS WILL BE SCANNED. DO NOT buy tickets from scalpers. DO NOT buy off of Craigslist. Beware of fraudulent sellers, especially on Craigslist and other posting websites. Assure your admission to the event by buying your ticket from Dancefestopia.com. Dancefestopia will take place rain or shine. All acts advertised have confirmed their appearance; however, acts are subject to change without notice. Guard your tickets carefully and always have your ID on you. If your ticket has been previously scanned, you will not be granted access nor be given any refunds. All sales are final – no refunds for any reason.

BORDERS OF THE FESTIVAL will be carefully secured this year. Fence hoppers will be prosecuted.

Dancefestopia is held at a private park. Those caught trespassing will be arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.

» GUIDELINES

YES have fun and enjoy your weekend
NO refunds or exchanges
NO sitting in designated dance floor areas
NO moshing, crowd surfing or stage diving
NO unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed
NO unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.
NO scalping- Scalpers will be removed and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Emerald City is a private park and scalping will not be tolerated. You have been warned and this will be posted.

» PARKING

– Car Parking is available at Dancefestopia. Parking for the duration of the festival (Thursday-Monday) is $35 cash to be paid at the parking tolls on site. There are a limited amount of Premium Parking spots available for ($55).

– RV PARKING- RV’s are not permitted in the main parking area. If you are traveling with an RV we have a very limited amount of RV spots available. You must pre-purchase RV parking spots are available. All RV guests must also purchase/have a camping band. Please email comments@bordaproductions.com to obtain an RV pass.

– ADA parking is available.

» ARRIVAL

THURSDAY, Sept. 6th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing Thursday Night campers at 5:00 PM (3:00 PM for early entry). Camping gates will close at 11:00 PM – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Non Campers gates will open at 7pm (5:00 PM for early entry) – no access after 11:00 PM and we will be unable to exchange any tickets for bands after 11:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire 5 days – with unlimited ‘in and outs’

FRIDAY, Sept. 7th – Dancefestopia will begin allowing festival goers into the venue on Friday, Sept. 9th at 11:00 AM (for early entry only), 1:00 PM for general campers and 3:00 PM for Non-Campers (1pm for Early Entry). Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the entire weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SATURDAY, Sept. 8th – Gates Open at 11:00 AM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance for the remainder of the weekend – with unlimited ‘in and outs’.

SUNDAY, Sept 9th – Gates Open at 12:00 PM. Parking per vehicle is $35 cash at time of entrance with unlimited ‘in and outs’.