Historic Crew Stadium is located in the north of the city of Columbus, about 3.5 miles from downtown Columbus and not far east from the Ohio State University Campus.
The stadium lies adjacent to the I-71, which runs between Cleveland and downtown Columbus. From the I-71 take exit 111 toward 17th Avenue. Turn west onto 17th Avenue and directly right following the sign for Crew Stadium.
If arriving by public transport, Historic Crew Stadium can be reached with bus 4. Take the bus from Capital Square(corner E Broad Street and S High Street) or further north from N High Street. The bus goes in the direction of Indianola. Get off after about 15 minutes at the corner of N 4th Street and E 17th Avenue. From there it’s an approximate 15-minute walk to the stadium. Buses run about once every hour.
Address: One Black and Gold Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43211
Sonic Temple is a rain or shine event, however, there are several instances in which the festival may be paused, evacuated, or canceled due to inclement weather, including(but not limited to): severe thunderstorms, lightning in our festival radius, excessive wind, hail, flooding, or as directed by local emergency personnel. We recommend fans review our Health & Safety page, so you can be best prepared to get to safety in the event of inclement weather.
Re-entry into the festival is not permitted unless you are camping on-site and have a camping wristband. Once you have entered the venue each day, you will not be allowed to leave and come back in. Please plan accordingly. If there is an emergency and you must leave, please speak to a supervisor at the gate.
We work with Living The Dream Foundation, a great company that will do their best to accommodate these special fans when possible. They will screen all requests and reach out if there is an opportunity! Find out more and to contact LTD FoundationHERE.
Lost &Found is located at the Info Booths-located near each entrance. In addition to visiting the Info Booth on-site, there will be a link available on our website and festival mobile app during show days to search our found items database to see if your lost item has been turned in or submit a claim for your lost item. Post-show Lost & Found location will be shared on our social media during the show weekend.
Rock hard, recycle harder! We are excited to have Clean Vibes return to Sonic Temple to keep Columbus clean. Clean Vibes will be accepting volunteers to help with the cleanup and recycling effort in exchange for admission to the festival. Submit an application today HERE.
We are not currently accepting fan or band submissions for signed artists. If you have an unsigned band, we have an amazing way to get on our radar via the DWPresents channel on Twitch. That Space Zebra show runs contests year round to help us find the best unsigned bands for a chance to play a DWP Festival. Submit an application today HERE.
New for 2023, we’ve partnered with our friends at Fuse, to offer packages that include weekend passes and discounted hotel reservation. Click HERE to grab your hotel package now!
Already have your passes but still need a place to lay your head? Secure a room in one of our official Sonic Temple fan hotels to keep the party going all weekend long! Click HERE to find the perfect accommodation for you and your crew through aRes!
Breastfeeding mothers can come by the Info Booth/Access Center located near the main entrance of the festival. It is not private, so be prepared to bring in any cover you will need to feel comfortable. You can bring items necessary to pump into the venue(pump, small soft-sided cooler, ice packs, cover) however, we are not responsible for loss or damage of any items brought inside.If you have any questions feel free to reach out email@example.com.
Exact COVID-19 safety protocol will be shared closer to the event adhering to the then-current guidelines of local, state, and national health officials. Preventative health measures(i.e. proof of negative COVID-19 test or COVID-19 vaccination, etc.) may be required for the festival. Protocols will be communicated as early as possible and are subject to change at any time. Refunds and chargebacks will not be accepted in a result of any COVID protocol implemented.
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Please be advised that there will be elevated security measures in place for Sonic Temple. Please carefully check the list of prohibited items and arrive very early to allow extra time for screening. All entrances will have metal detectors; please plan accordingly.
*** WE DO NOT PROVIDE ON-SITE STORAGE FOR PROHIBITED ITEMS. ***
Outside food and drink are not allowed inside the Festival, but if a patron has special medical dietary restrictions, enough food for the one person for the day will be allowed. Patrons are allowed to bring their medically necessary materials and medications into the Festival, provided that all medicine has a prescription label with the patron’s name.
Our personnel at the entry gates will verify the contents of any medically necessary materials. Out of concern for the festival staff who handle the trash, please dispose of your medical waste and syringes in the proper disposal, which is located at the Medical Tent. Please do not dispose of these items in other trash bins at the Festival.Please direct any further questions firstname.lastname@example.org