What is the Grub & Groove Festival?

The Grub & Groove Festival is a food and music festival featuring Grammy Award-winning and nominated performers and various cuisines.

Information about the porta potty shortage, the artists, and Chuck Byrd’s ideas for the future of the festival can all be found here. 

 How can I purchase a ticket?

Advanced tickets can be purchased on the Grub & Groove Festival website or at ticket outlets.    The website is www.platformpromo.com.  Wichita ticket outlet are TOPS Steaks and Hoagies, 2251 E. 21st St. N., 239-4603 and Great Plains Federal Credit Union, 3100 E. Central, 684-1500.  Tickets purchased at ticket outlets are cash only. 

 What are the seating tiers?

This year there are only two seating tears VIP and General Admission.

VIP Seating is closets to the stage with individuals sitting at assigned tables. 

General Admission seating is located behind the VIP Seating section. Guests must bring their own lawn chairs.

Unlike last year, promoted Chuck Byrd said access to VIP will be strictly restricted and the assigned table arrangement, eliminates the problem with people holding seats for friends and family who will arrive later.  Based on tickets sales to date, Byrd says he expects the mix to be about 40% VIP and 60% general admission. 

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Yes, all attendees must be 21 and up.

 Is the venue ADA accessible?

Yes, all Grub & Groove Festival venues are ADA accessible.

 What time should I arrive?

Gates open at 3 p.m. and the first performances begin at 5 p.m.  Since seating in the VIP section is reserved, there isn’t a need to arrive early.  However, general admission people may want to arrive early for the closest spots. 

 May I bring food and beverages?

No outside food and beverages are allowed.

 Do food and beverage vendors accept credit cards?

Some vendors accept credit cards, however, all vendors accept cash.

 What is not allowed?

Large umbrellas, tents, grills, coolers, food and beverages, firearms, video cameras and recording of the performances are not allowed.

 Is re-entry allowed?

No, re-entry is not allowed.

 Will the show occur if it rains?

Yes, the festival will take place rain or shine.

 Are pets allowed?

No. Only service dogs are allowed.

 What is the refund policy?

There are no refunds.

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