July 15th 2018

At Budweiser Festival Park

St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds
5117 S. Ironwood Dr.
South Bend, IN 46614

Big Growl 7 Ticket Stops Starting Week of May 21st.

General Info
  • Gates open to the public at Noon July 15th
  • The Big Growl 7 is an all-ages show; however we encourage you to leave small children at home. Should you decide to bring a child; the child will also need a ticket
  • Music starts at 2:00PM
  • Those attending the Jason Lee and Kluck Tailgate Party will be allowed early access from 10am-Noon.
  • This concert is Rain or Shine
Ticket Stops
  • FRI JUNE 22ND ECIG WORKS/ TAILGATE PASSES 1920 Elkhart Rd. Goshen 4P-6P
  • FRI JUNE 29TH Metro PCS Pit Ticket Remote Metro PCS 1808 E Bristol St., Elkhart 4:00-6:00p
  • SAT JUNE 30th Nelson’s Ticket Stop Marathon Station SR120 & R17 Elkhart 11a-1p
  • SAT JULY 7TH ECIG WORKS/ TAILGATE PASSES 69045 M-62 Edwardsburg, MI 3P-5P
  • THUR JULY 12th McDaniels HD-Bike Night GB7 tix stop Lincoln Way, South Bend 4P-6P
  • FRI JULY 13TH Metro PCS/ Pit Ticket Remote  3622 Edison Rd., South Bend Pit Ticket Remote Metro PCS 4:00-6:00p
  • SAT JULY 14TH ECIG WORKS/ TAILGATE PASSES 501 W. McKinley, Mishawaka 11A-1P

More Information

Ticket Info

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

  • All tickets have access to the main festival grounds.
  • Wristbands and credentials are required for access to the Sponsor Hospitality Area, the Jason Lee and Kluck Tailgate & the Pit areas.
  • Box office opens at 11:30AM day of show.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • There are two types of tickets: General Admission and Pit. General Admission tickets are $20 and Pit tickets are $30. Tickets can be purchased online at: Here or at the 103.9 Station located at 237 W Edison Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545 (Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm)
  • 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.
  • Tickets to be picked up at will call require a matching & Valid ID
  • Everyone must have a ticket to enter. Tickets can be printed or mailed USPS first class for FREE.
  • Tickets will NOT be accepted via any mobile devices. All tickets must be scanned and verified before admittance.
  • Those with exclusive/specialty tickets may enter via the Will Call gate.
  • Scalping, reproduction, or resale of tickets/wristbands is NOT allowed.
Parking Info
  • Public parking lot may be accessed via GATE 7 off York St. starting at 7:30AM
  • Parking passes may be purchased for $5 in advance starting May 1st at the 103.9 Studio located at 237 W Edison Rd, Mishawaka
  • Parking Passes day of are $10 CASH ONLY
  • Parking passes MUST be displayed on your mirror or dashboard
  • Jackson St will be closed. Please reference parking/traffic map to make arrangements
  • VIP/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 may be towed at the owner’s expense.
General Info
  • Gates open to the public at 12:00PM Sunday July 15th at Budweiser Festival Park (otherwise known as the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds)
  • The Big Growl 7 is an all-ages show; however, we encourage you to leave small children at home. Should you decide to bring a child; the child will also need a ticket
  • Music starts at 2:00PM
  • Those attending the Jason Lee and Kluck Tailgate will be allowed early access from 10am-Noon.
  • This concert is Rain or Shine
  • 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 7 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
  • NO coolers, Beverages or Food will be allowed inside the gates. NO exceptions.
  • NO weapons of any kind will be allowed on the premises.
  • Chairs and blankets are welcome
  • Children MAY NOT be left unattended outside Pit area.
  • Cash recommended for food, beverage, and merch vendors.
  • Show is scheduled to end around 9pm
  • For up-to-date event information, please visit http://www.1039thebear.com/big-growl-7 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
  • Cash (This way even if technology fails that day..you’re still good-to-go) & valid ID
Approved Items
  • Folding camping armchairs or lawn chairs are permitted. Umbrellas are NOT permitted.
  • Binoculars
  • Digital cameras with attached lenses smaller than 3”
  • Cell phones
  • Sunscreen in a plastic container
  • Blankets
  • Drawstring bags, clear preferred
  • 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
  • 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
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.
  • 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 6 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

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