At Four Winds Field

501 W South St.

South Bend, IN 46601

Doors at 5 PM
Music at 6 PM

Growl Ticket Giveaways

Stop by during any of The Growl Ticket Stops listed below to register to win tickets that are up for grabs!

Tuesday, July 12th  from 4-6pm at Portillo’s in Mishawaka: Afdent Patient Friendly Dentistry is holding a Summer Cruise-in (Free classic car show) and we will be giving away tickets to The Growl while we are onsite!

Upper-Level Seating Bowl

$34.00 + Ticket Fees

Lower-Level Seating Bowl

$44.00 + Ticket Fees

Field General Admission

$59.00 + Ticket Fees


$74.00 + Ticket Fees

Premium VIP Pit

$104.00 + Ticket Fees

A limited number of Premium Pit VIP tickets are available which includes

  • A 2 hour all-you-can-eat ballpark buffet (grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, chips, mac and cheese, and cookies) along with complimentary beer, wine, and soda.

These tickets are located on the left and right sides of the stage, just next to the pit.


More Information

Venue Information - Four Winds Field

• Arrive early to allow plenty of time to park, get through the gates and get through security.
• All fans will have to be wanded by security prior to entering the facility. **PLEASE DO NOT BRING ANY WEAPONS OF ANY SORT: Pocket Knives will not be permitted**
• Gates A, B & D will be available for entry. Click here for a map of Four Winds Field.
• All bags will be checked by security prior to entry. If possible, please try to limit any larger bags or purses.
• Filming or recording of concert is NOT PERMITTED.
• All concession stands will be open.
• Guests with tickets on the field will have access to port-a-johns located on the field.
• For those on field, alcohol, water and soft drinks will be available for purchase on the field.
• While blankets are permitted on the field, Lawn chairs are NOT PERMITTED.

  • • South Bend Cubs Parking passes will NOT be accepted for this event.
    • Parking is available at the venue for all ticket holders. All ticket holders will have various lots to park in upon arrival for a parking fee. Please see the South Bend Cubs parking & directions website for more information here.
    • Non-reserved parking for this event is $15.
    • A limited number of premium reserved parking spaces are available through our partners at LAZ Parking. Premium reserve parking is $20. Click here to purchase your parking in advance.
Prohibited Items
  • Laser pointers
  • No outside food or drink is permitted within the venue.
  • Weapons of any kind, Glass, Sharp Items, Cutlery, Shade Structures, Chairs, Tables, Pets or smoking of any kind (including E-Cigs) will not be permitted within the venue.
  • Any person attempting to bring alcohol into the venue will be ejected or refused entry without refund.
Ticket Information & Delivery
  • We want you to have a great night, so do yourself a favor and avoid the line by ensuring you have your tickets in hand and ready to scan before arriving at the venue. We don’t want you to miss the start of the event!
Print-at-Home Tickets
  • To print your tickets, open your confirmation email and click “View Tickets” and the tickets will display on your screen. If you don’t see the email in your inbox, please check your junk or spam mail folder. The tickets will display on your screen. Click OK on the dialogue box that appears or use your browser’s menu option to print them.
Mobile Delivery Tickets
  • Mobile Entry is the easiest and safest way to access tickets to this event. We suggest pulling up your tickets ahead of time and taking a screenshot of each ticket to ensure you have a backup copy (in case cellular service is unreliable the night of your event). Check all serial numbers to ensure you screenshot each ticket individually from your order. Ticket purchasers using an iPhone can save their purchased tickets to their Apple Wallet passbook for easy access. Click here to learn how.
Anything else you need to know?

For additional support, please contact the venue box office at (574) 235-9988.

More Information

Ticket Info

Buying a parking pass greatly cuts down on traffic day of show.

  • There are three types of tickets available for purchase beginning Friday, April 19th at 10am.
    • General Admission – $20 includes access to General Admission area.
    • PIT (18 years or older) – $35 includes access to General Admission and Pit area
    • VIP Ticket (21 years or older) – $100 includes:
      • Access to VIP, General Admission, and Pit areas.
      • Private Bartenders
      • Private Restrooms
      • Express Lane for Nelson’s Food
      • Exclusive VIP Bear Swag
      • BG8 Parking Pass
      • BG8 VIP Lanyard & Wristband
  • GA and Pit Tickets can be purchased online or at the 103.9 The Bear Studios located at 237 W Edison Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545 (Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm). Cash only when purchasing at the 103.9 Bear Studio.
  • VIP Tickets will only be available for purchase online. VIP tickets will not be available for purchase at the 103.9 The Bears Studios.
  • Wristbands and credentials are required for access to the Sponsor Hospitality Area, The Jason Lee and Kluck Tailgate, VIP & the Pit areas.
  • Box office opens at 11:30AM day of show.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • You MUST BE 18yrs of age or older to enter the Pit area. The day of the show, everyone with a Pit ticket will have to go through the Pit line, located at the front gate in order to redeem their PIT WRISTBAND. To redeem your pit wristband, you must present a valid photo I.D. at the gates to verify you meet the age requirements.
  • ONLY those with PIT WRISTBANDS will be allowed access to the Pit.
  • Children MAY NOT be left unattended outside Pit area.
  • Everyone must have a ticket to enter.
  • Tickets will NOT be accepted via any mobile devices. All tickets must be scanned and verified before admittance.
  • Scalping, reproduction, or resale of tickets/wristbands is NOT permitted.
Parking Info
  • Parking passes may be purchased for $5 in advance starting April 19th beginning at 10am at 103.9 The Bear Studios located at 237 W Edison Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545 (Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm)
  • Parking Passes day of are $10 CASH ONLY
  • Public parking lot may be accessed via GATE 7 off York St. starting at 7:30AM
  • Parking passes MUST be displayed on your mirror or dashboard
  • Jackson St will be closed. Please reference parking/traffic map to make arrangements
  • Vendor Parking can be accessed via Gate 2 off of Ironwood Rd. Proper identification is needed and will be checked before access to the grounds will be allowed
  • Any vehicle parked overnight or illegally will be towed at the owner’s expense.
General Info
  • Gates open to the public at 12:00PM Sunday, July 28th at Budweiser Festival Park (otherwise known as the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds)
  • The Big Growl is an all-ages show; however, we encourage you to leave small children at home. Should you decide to bring a child; all attendees are required to purchase a full price ticket regardless of age.
  • Music starts at 1:30PM
  • Those attending the Jason Lee and Kluck Tailgate will be allowed early access from 10am-Noon. (Please note: You must be 18 years or older to attend the Jason Lee and Kluck Tailgate)
  • This concert is Rain or Shine. No refunds or exchanges will be given for weather. In the event of rain, we advise ponchos and rain boots.
  • Inclement weather such as lightning, thunder, tornado, or strong thunderstorm warnings may cause delays and/or cancellations.
  • Line up /set times are subject to change. For the tentative set times, text “lineup” to 45364 the day of the event.
  • The Big Growl Info booth is located directly inside the front gates.
  • For the safety of patrons, staff and bands, everyone and everything is subject to search on entry and at any time while on Budweiser Festival Park Grounds. It is at the discretion of the Festival’s security team to provide final approval of any items coming into the venue. Be prepared to follow instructions you are given.
  • NO coolers, outside beverages or food will be allowed inside the gates. NO exceptions.
  • NO weapons of any kind will be allowed on the premises.
  • Folding camping armchairs, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome in designated areas.
  • NO PASSOUTS OR RE-ENTRY. Once you have entered the venue, you will not be allowed to leave and come back in. Please plan accordingly.
  • Children MAY NOT be left unattended outside Pit area.
  • Cash is recommended for food, beverage, and merch vendors. Plan accordingly.
  • Show is scheduled to end around 9pm
  • For up-to-date event information, please visit . Event details are subject to change, so please check back with us prior to the event for the all the latest maps and information.
  • Festival producers and Fairgrounds are not responsible for damage or theft to vehicles, vehicle contents, or lost/stolen items. Please remove your keys and valuables and lock your vehicle when it is left unattended.
What to Pack
  • Rain gear (failure to bring it increases the chance of rain)
  • Your favorite hoodie
  • Bug spray (We’re sure you have forgotten last year’s mosquitos)
  • Sunscreen (lots of it)
  • A hat for shade
  • A bandana (in Indiana, in July, you’re going to sweat)
  • Sunglasses
Approved Items
  • Binoculars
  • Digital cameras with attached lenses smaller than 3”
  • Cell phones
  • Sunscreen in a plastic container
  • Blankets
  • Only clear bags are permitted inside the venue
  • Medical supplies (If you have a medical condition that requires this, explain what you have at the main entrance. You will be directed to First Aid where your supplies can be kept or administered.)
Prohibited Items
  • Laser pointers
  • Items that will block the sightline of the people around you
  • No weapons or firearms of any kind
  • No chains, chain wallets
  • No umbrellas
  • No drugs and/or drug paraphernalia
  • No video cameras and/or audio recording devices
  • No glass containers
  • No outside food/beverage
  • No coolers
  • No pets with the exception of service animals [ALL service animals must have proper certification/papers and be preapproved before allowed entry]
  • No backpacks or duffle bags
  • Bad Attitudes
Throwing Items
  • Throwing items of any kind is dangerous and will not be tolerated by the promoters of the Big Growl 7. For the safety of others, please do not throw items of any kind. This can be grounds for immediate ejection.
Crowd Surfing
  • Crowd surfing is dangerous and is discouraged. For your safety and for the safety of others, please do not crowd surf. This can be grounds for immediate ejection.
  • Moshing is NOT ALLOWED. Patrons assume all risk associated with such activities and may be ejected.
Safety & Medical
  • Lots of things can happen at Budweiser Festival Park: bee stings, sunburns, faces rocked off while dancing. That’s why the First Aid shelter, is located at the inner corner of the lawn on your way to Vendor City and staffed around the clock with Big Growl medical staff. For your safety, Medical Tents are staffed with trained professionals, and a roaming medical staff is always on duty.
VIP / Hospitality Areas
  • VIP/Hospitality areas can be entered only with the proper passes. Anyone found in these areas without proper credentials can be ejected from the grounds without re-entry.
  • ATMS will be available on the festival grounds, however, to ensure you don’t run into any problems, we encourage festival-goers to bring along extra cash.
Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities
  • For sponsorship inquiries please E-Mail
McDaniel's Harley Davidson Rally For Our Veterans Ride

McDaniel’s Harley Davidson Rally For Our Veterans Ride

July 28th, 2019 

Registration: 9:30am
Ride Leaves: 10:45am
Arrive at The Growl: 11:30am

To join the ride you can stop by McDaniel’s Harley Davidson and donate $25 to the Veteran’s Center at the South Bend Center for the Homeless.

Make sure to bring your ID!

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