Grande Presents

$30 GENERAL ADMISSION

general admission ticket gives you all day access to Float Fest

$100 VIP TICKETS

VIP tickets come with free food, drinks, shade, and premium side stage viewing.

COOL RIVER RANCH ­ 601 DUPUY RANCH ROAD, MARTINDALE, TX 78655

DRIVING

Coming from Austin: South on I-35 to San Marcos. Head east at HWY 123 exit. First red light go left. Follow 621 to Scull Road and go left. Turn left into venue at the first curve. Coming from San Antonio: North on I-35 to San Marcos. Head east at HWY 123 exit. First red light go left. Follow 621 to Scull Road and go left. Turn left into venue at the first curve.

PARKING

Parking on site at Cool River Ranch is $5 per car. Cash only.

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FLOAT FEST IS ALL ABOUT COMBINING LIVE MUSIC AND FLOATING THE RIVER.

The San Marcos River has several tubing companies to choose from including Don’s Fish Camp andCool River Ranch. Shuttles will be available to shuttle people to the festival grounds from each of these locations. Float the river then stick around for some great music!

WHAT TO BRING

  • Blankets
  • Umbrellas (small handheld style)
  • Softsided coolers (small size only, spprox. 10"L x 7"H
  • Baby Strollers
  • Portable/collapsible chair (individual units only; no"doublewide" connecting chairs)
  • Regular­size,unframed, backpacks
  • Two factory sealed water bottles up to 1 liter each
  • Empty CamelBak
  • Empty plastic or aluminum water bottle
  • Ice in soft­sided cooler or CamelBak (small sized cooler only; approx. 10"L x 7"W x 7" H)
  • Binoculars
  • Personal camera equipment, i.e. digital cameras, point­&­click digital cameras or film cameras. No detachable lenses of any kind.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Float Fest will have medical aid at the festival grounds in the designated areas. Please see our site map for first aid stations before arriving at the festival. We will also have directionals at the fest. Please take this very seriously. Accidents can happen anywhere at anytime. So please be prepared. We want you to be safe!

WHAT NOT TO BRING

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Framed or large backpacks
  • Alcohol (alcohol is sold at the Festival)
  • Glass containers
  • Food or beverages, except for factory­sealed water bottles
  • Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles
  • Bicycles inside Festival grounds (bike racks are available near each entrance)
  • Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons)
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives
  • Large umbrellas
  • Non­collapsible chairs
  • Hard­sided coolers
  • Tents
  • Pets (except service dogs)
  • Video equipment. No video recording will be allowed.
  • Professional still camera equipment. No professional zoom lenses, stands, tripods or commercial use rigs
  • Audio recording equipment endors allowed.
Sponsors
Bud Light
Grande Communications
Tequila 512
Tricity
101x
HEB
96 MIx
Four Hands Home
Don's
do512
skydive
einstein
eye in the sky
iGrow
beatbox
Vendors and Volunteers

Float Fest is accepting applications for vendors and volunteers for 2014. Please email vendors@floatfest.net.

Snowie
Black's Barbecue
Amy's Ice Creams
  • Buy your pre sale ticket! Buy early to avoid lines and pay less! click here
  • Buy VIP and upgrade ticket packages here!
  • Pay for parking on site for $5 or buy a ticket with your parking included click here
  • Buy your tubing ticket early and avoid lines! click here
  • Cool River Ranch and Don's Fish Camp open at 9am for tubing. click here
  • Concert gates at Cool River Ranch open at 5pm and ends at 10pm. click here
  • On site parking at Cool River Ranch is $5 per car.
  • Don's Fish Camp has parking as well. You may park at Don's and come to Cool River Ranch across the river!
  • We encourage shuttles to the event. Here is a list of shuttle locations: click here
  • Float Fest will have some of the best local food and drink vendors on site! Check out the food and bar village page here!