Where is The Roots Picnic NYC?

The Roots Picnic will take place in Bryant Park (between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues in Midtown Manhattan)  More info on Bryant Park available HERE.

When is The Roots Picnic NYC?

Saturday, October 1st & Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

How can I get tickets?

Day One Tickets and Two-day Passes are sold out, Day Two Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets or by-phone at 800-745-3000.

What time do doors open?

Doors and Box Office will be open at 1pm. Show starts at 2pm. Show ends at 10pm.

What items are prohibited from the Roots Picnic NYC?

Backpacks (Over the size of 12×16), Bicycles or Scooters, CamelBaks, Chains/Chain Wallets, Professional cameras & recording devices, Glowsticks, Chairs, Coolers, Fireworks, Flags, Frisbees, Glass/Metal Containers, Illegal Drugs, Paraphernalia, prescription drugs without the holder’s name listed, Spray paint, Laser pens or similar focused light, Cigarettes, Electronic or Vape Smoking Devices, Lighters, Musical instruments, non-service Pets/Animals, Selfie Sticks, Skateboards, Sports balls, Tents, Tripods, Flyers or promotional Pamphlets, Weapons, Video recording equipment, Water squirt Guns

What’s the deal with parking?

There are parking garages located near Bryant Park. Reserve your parking spot in advance with SpotHero. To find and reserve your spot today, visit the Roots Picnic SpotHero Parking Page or download the iPhone | Android app to book your spot from your phone! Enter promo code ROOTS at checkout for an extra $5 off!

There is also limited, metered street parking in the area surrounding Bryant Park.

There are also public transportation options (bus, train, bike, walk, run etc…).

Do kids under a certain age get in for free?

Everyone over 2 years of age must purchase a ticket.

Can I bring my own food and beverage?

Outside food and beverages are NOT permitted.

Are there VIP Tickets?

More info on VIP Tickets can be found HERE.

Where is the VIP Entrance?

VIP Entrance is located at the 42nd Street crosswalk directly across from the Suny State College of Optometry.

Is there re-entry?

No. Once your ticket is scanned, there is no re-entry.

Where is the ADA Accessible Entrance?

The ADA Entrance is located on 40th Street between 6th and 5th Avenues.

What kind of food and vendors are on-site?

There will be an eclectic variety of local food and merchandise vendors on-site as well as alcoholic beverages (beer, wine and liquor) available for purchase for those that are 21+

Are there ATM’s?


It’s raining, is the show still happening?

Roots Picnic NYC will be held rain or shine.

What kind of food and vendors are on-site?

There will be an eclectic variety of local food and merch vendors on-site for your eating and drinking pleasure.

Can I get a refund if an artist cancels?

While all artists are confirmed to play Roots Picnic NYC, artists are subject to change without notice. Refunds will not be issued if an artist cancels.

Are tickets general admission or reserved seating?

All tickets are general admission.

How do we get there via public transportation?

Via Subway –

Take the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park

Take the 7 to 5th Avenue

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