Where is The Roots Picnic?

The Roots Picnic will take place at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, on the Delaware River Waterfront (corner of Columbus Blvd & Spring Garden St). More info on Festival Pier available at www.FestivalPierPhilly.com

When is The Roots Picnic?

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017.

How can I get tickets?

Tickets are on sale now at  Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Box Office, TLA Box Office, Ticketmaster Outlets or by-phone at 800-745-3000.

Keep in mind, the show has sold out almost every year, so make sure to get your tickets in advance! You won’t be sorry!

What’s the deal with parking?

There is a cash parking lot adjacent to the venue, plus city kiosk street parking. There are also public transportation options (bus, train, hoof it etc…).

What time do doors open?

Doors open at 11am. Show starts at noon. Box Office will be open at 11am.

Are there VIP Tickets?

More info on VIP Tickets can be found here.

Do kids under a certain age get in for free?

Everyone over 2 years of age must purchase a ticket.

What can I bring with me?

Info on Festival Pier’s policies can be found HERE.

Is there re-entry?

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

Are there ATM’s?


It’s raining, is the show still happening?

Roots Picnic 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, 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 trans?

There are several ways, but the fastest and easiest is to take the Market-Frankford subway line from 30th & Market (just across the street from the train station) eastbound (towards Frankford Avenue) down to Front & Spring Garden. This will put you about a block or so from Festival Pier.