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What is Fyre Festival?

Fyre Festival is a 2 weekend festival taking place on private islands in the Exumas on Fyre Cay, just about an hour flight away from Miami, with an all star cast of performers, models, influencers, and thought leaders attending.

What are the dates of Fyre Festival?

Week 1: April 28th, 2017 to April 30th, 2017

Week 2: May 5th, 2017 to May 7th, 2017

What is the weather like on Fyre Cay?

Gorgeous, it’s really one of the best, best times of year to be in the Bahamas!

Is the event rain or shine?

Yes.

How many people will be on the island? Is there a limit?

Thousands of like-minded festival-goers will be on the island; however, due to security we cannot release exact numbers.

Do I need to have housing or is it possible to secure my own lodging?

You must buy housing unless you plan on chartering a yacht (dockage fees + day pass apply). If you are chartering a yacht, there is a day pass available by special request only. We can also help you to arrange a yacht charter. Packages will be released soon.

How will I pay for things on the island?

Fyre Festival is working towards being cashless. However, we suggest coming to the island with some cash on hand as there are no ATMs. That being said, every vendor will accept credit cards.

When’s the lineup going to be announced?

Very soon.

Who is performing each weekend?

The Fyre Festival lineup will be announced soon. Get excited; there will be performances going on throughout the day and night.

Besides performances what other activities will be available while on the island?

A formal list of available experiences will be released closer to the date of the event. Look forward to art installations, culinary experiences, special performances, and more—the best of everything.

Is there a map of the island available?

Yes a digital map of the island will be available soon.

Is everything walking distance?

Yes, and if not, by boat.

Where do I check in?

You will be checked in with your tickets at the airport prior to departure. You will receive housing locations upon arrival.

Ticketing

What is the Fyre Festival refund policy?

All sales are final. There will be no refunds.

Are tickets transferable?

Tickets are non-transferable on third-party websites. If you would like to sell your ticket to a friend, it must be facilitated through Tablelist. Please email concierge@fyreapp.com to coordinate a resale.

Should I expect any materials in the mail?

Fyre is all about making things seamless, easy, and transparent. As such, all of the necessary materials will be digital. Wristbands will be distributed upon arrival.

Are there group rates for groups over a certain size?

No, there are no special group rates outside of the listed packages.

Are there any discounts available?

There is a military discount available. Please email concierge@fyreapp.com with your credentials and military id in return for your promo code.

Is it possible to attend the festival both weekends?

Yes; however, you must buy a package for both weekends if you would like to attend both weekends.

Is it possible to switch weekends?

It is possible to switch weekends, as long as space permits. To change your reservation, email concierge@fyreapp.com.

Does my ticket need to display my name?

Yes, each guest must have his/her name on his/her ticket. If you purchased a package for a group, you will be asked to provide a guest list naming each person in your group.

Can I use more than one credit card?

You may split the total bill if you are paying in full either between two personal cards or your guests. Each additional person will need to create a Tablelist account and “join” the booking. If you would like to split amongst two personal cards you will need to create an additional Tablelist account.

If I add a ticket to my cart, how long will it hold for?

Tickets to Fyre Festival are not held. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis to completed purchases. You can buy the ticket if it is before the event, or if they have not already sold out.

How do I retrieve my ticket?

You can download the Tablelist App, or sign into your Tablelist account on the web to access your ticket package. If you are unable to locate your purchase, Tablelist customer support will be able to help you locate your purchase! Please reach out to hello@tablist.com

What is Tablelist?

Tablelist is real time online reservation and venue management for nightclubs, lounges, bars and events. It is a trusted ticketing platform that has provided services for 1,000’s of venues and events across the US and abroad. Check it out here: www.tablelist.com.

VIP

What is included in a VIP ticket?

The VIP ticket will provide you with an elevated experience. You will have access to VIP events, special viewing areas, and curated culinary experiences by a special chef on the island.

Is there bottle service available?

There will be VIP sections with bottle service available for purchase all weekend long. Packages and offers will be available closer to the festival date on Tablelist.

Payment Plans

How does the payment plan work?

When you select your ticket type you will be able to choose to pay in full or in installments. If you choose the payment plan you will be charged each month up until the festival where it will reach full price.

What is the policy on missed payments?

There is 5-day grace period for monthly billing. If you do not update your credit card after 5-days, your booking will be cancelled and you will not be refunded.

Can I cancel mid-month and request a refund?

No, there are no refunds for ticket purchases to Fyre Festival. If you would like to coordinate the resale of your ticket, please reach out to concierge@fyreapp.com.

Transportation

How do I get to Miami?

However you want! It will be your only responsibility this weekend.

Where do the flights leave from in Miami?

Flights will be departing and arriving at local Miami airports. The exact airport of your flight will be confirmed with your reservation a few weeks prior to departure.

What is the flight schedule to and from Fyre Cay?

Flights will be leaving from Miami to Fyre Cay from sunrise to sunset Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Flights will be leaving from Fyre Cay to Miami from sunrise to sunset Saturday, Sunday and morning Monday.

How and when do I schedule my flight to and from Miami?

A few weeks after your ticket is purchased you will receive an email to coordinate flights for all individuals in your group. All flights are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How many people will be on one plane?

Depending on the plane, there will be 30-50 people one each flight.

How do I change my flight reservation or request a flight with a friend?

Flight reservations may be changed, space permitting. To coordinate, please reach out to concierge@fyreapp.com.

What do I need to get on the plane?

You will need a passport with an expiration date at least 6 months after the date of your departure, and a valid ticket for the correct weekend.

What if I miss my flight?

We will make every effort to schedule you on the next flight, but an additional charge may apply. Please allow yourself ample time to arrive to the airport.

What type of private aircraft will be used as transport to Fyre Cay?

There will be many different types of aircrafts used. Your specific aircraft will be confirmed with your flight reservation details.

Can you tell me more about the pilots Fyre Festival is partnering with?

All partnered pilots are fully licensed, practicing professionals who carry the proper insurance.

Is it possible to attend the festival for a single day? If I go a day later is the ticket cheaper?

While it is possible to attend the festival for a single day, ticket pricing will stay the same no matter which day you book. The package will not change.

Can I leave the island and return at a later time?

Re-entry is permitted to the island. You will simply need to scan your wristband each time you leave the island for security and safety purposes.

Is there an option to coordinate my own transportation?

Yes, but there are restrictions. Once you purchase your ticket and confirm your reservation, please reach out to concierge@fyreapp.com to help coordinate special transportation afterwards.

Are personal boats and yachts allowed?

Yes! If you plan to bring your own boat/yacht, please notify concierge@fyreapp.com.

Lodging

What are housing accommodations?

We’ve worked with an incredible design team to build luxurious tents. These tents feel just like a hotel with the comforts of home.

What is included in housing accommodations?

Each housing accommodation guarantees the defined sized bed with appropriate linens along with charging stations and lights.

Will there be outlets? If so, what voltage?

Tents will have charging stations and are configured with standard 110/220 Volt outlets. Hairdryers will need to be used in the bathrooms only.

Are there bathrooms?

Yes, luxury shared communal bathrooms with showers will be accessible throughout the island. There will be no private bathrooms.

Will there be running water?

Yes, there will be running water on the island.

Will there be laundry facilities?

There will be no laundry facilities available on the island.

What do I need to bring with me to the island?

Pack as if you are going on vacation to a tropical location. Sunscreen and bug repellent are highly recommended.

Can I stay in between the two weekends?

No, you must leave the island by the last flight out Monday. You can return again the following Thursday evening when flights begin.

If I choose the shared option, can I switch/request a roommate?

Yes, you may request a roommate for “The Retreat” package, after you book your spot. Please email concierge@fyreapp.com to request a roommate, with your guest cc’d. Changes are allowed as space permits.

Food + Drink

Is food included? What kind will be available?

Food is included in the price of your ticket. We are working with a variety of local and international vendors to create an incredible hospitality experience. Check back soon for updates!

How is Fyre Festival accommodating dietary restrictions?

We will make our best efforts to accommodate food restrictions. An email will go out to confirm any restrictions prior to the event.

Is alcohol included? What kind will be available?

Alcohol is not included, but will be available for purchase throughout the island. Anything you would find at your favorite bar, you will find at Fyre Cay with added local specialities! Menus will be released prior to the festival.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

No. Alcohol may be purchased on the island, but cannot be brought.

What is the age requirement for alcohol consumption?

In order to purchase alcohol, guests must be 21 year of age or older at the time of purchase. If you are turning 21 during the time you will be on Fyre Cay, you must wait until 12:00am of your birth date to acquire a 21+ wristband. No exceptions will be made.

Are cases of bottled water allowed on the island?

No; however, they will be available for purchase at the Fyre Convenience store.

Connectivity

Will my phone work?

Your phone will work, but please check with your carrier for international charges.

Will there be WiFi on the island?

Yes, complimentary WiFi is available.

Health + Safety + Security

Will there be a doctor on the island?

Yes. There will be a be medical tent on the island with professional medical providers. In the event of an emergency, guests will be transported to local area hospitals in Nassau or Miami.

Is the water safe to drink?

Yes the water is safe to drink! We will have water bottle filling stations throughout the island, but there will also be complimentary bottles of water throughout the festival.

Is there security on the island?

Fyre Festival is working with local law enforcement, private contractors and the Royal Bahamian Defense Force. Security will be on site for the duration of the festival. Guests are a play a key role in promoting a safe environment for all. Guests are expected to abide by local laws and be respectful of the enjoyment and safety of all others. We reserve the right to remove any guest at any time if we feel they are a danger to themselves or others. If this were to occur, the guest will be subject to return travel fees.

Will I be searched upon entering?

Yes; there will be zero tolerance for prohibited items.

Do the tents lock?

The housing will have locks on the doors, but we suggest keeping an eye on valuables at all times, and utilizing lockers on the island. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Is there a place I can lock or protect my belongings?

There will be lockers on the island, but would advise to not bring valuable belongs unless necessary.

Do you have a lost and found?

Yes.

How will I know who is a Fyre Festival team member?

All Fyre Staff members will be visibly identifiable with t-shirts.

What happens if I break a rule on the island?

You will be sent home immediately, subject to an extra change, and not refunded for your purchase.

Accessibility

Will the island be handicap accessible?

We are working to make the island accessible. In the meantime, if you have concerns, please reach out to concierge@fyreapp.com.

Are service animals allowed?

Service animals are the only animals allowed onto the festival grounds. Emotional support animals are not considered service animals.

Entry Requirements

What is the age requirement for Fyre Festival?

Fyre Festival is an 18+ event. For VIP access ticket holders must be 18+.

I turn 18 over the course of Fyre Festival, will I be allowed to attend while 17?

You must be 18 years of age or over to enter Fyre Cay. If you are turning 18 over the course of Fyre Festival you will be permitted on to the island the morning of your birth date.

What kind of identification will I need around the island?

You must have a passport and a valid photo ID. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the date of arrival. Please see acceptable forms of ID below.

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID

  • Any US government-issued driver’s license or ID card containing a photograph and date of birth
  • US or foreign government-issued passport containing a photograph and date of birth
  • Foreign government-issued driver’s license/ ID with color photocopy of passport (not valid for 21+ wristband. To purchase alcohol or enter VIP areas, a physical passport or US ID will be required.)
  • Temporary DMV documents proving you are currently renewing a license — ONLY if accompanied by passport or expired license

UNACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID

  • School ID
  • Consular ID
  • Birth certificate
  • Expired ID of any kind
  • Photocopy of any ID (except as noted above)
  • Temporary DMV license without passport or expired license

Will I have to go through customs & immigration?

Yes, you will have to go through customs upon arrival. Fyre Festival has been working with the Bahamian Government for expedited customs. Please visit http://www.bahamas.com/faq/entering-exiting-policies for entry and exit requirments.

What if I lost my ID/CC/Phone while I’m there? Will I be denied access to bars?

No you will not be denied access to the bars, but you will have to sign a promissory note to confirm payment after you return home.

Prohibited + Allowed items

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY ON ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES

Fyre Festival maintains a zero-tolerance policy for drug use and possession. Local law enforcement and private security will be working together to ensure a safe and secure environment for all. Please be responsible.

PRESCRIPTION POLICY

For any prescription you are carrying a doctor’s note is required. This note must be presented on a prescription pad or official letterhead and dated 2 months prior to your departure date with the following information:

Full Name + Dosage + Packaging + Description of vial shape

FYRE CAY CONVENIENCE STORE

Personal items will be available for purchase on the island (toiletries, etc) at the Fyre Convenience store.

LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS

**All items are subject to search. This prohibited Items List is subject to change at any time. **

  • NO cases of water
  • NO outside food or beverage items
  • NO alcohol or flasks
  • NO ice or ice packs
  • NO coolers
  • NO glass, cans, cups or coolers
  • NO illegal substances, drugs, or drug paraphernalia
  • NO totems, rage sticks or flags over 12 ft tall are permitted. Any of these items that are deemed unsafe or inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended, may be confiscated on site.
  • NO illegal or unauthorized vending
  • NO soliciting
  • NO knives or weapons of any kind
  • NO slingshots
  • NO flammable lanterns or fire of any kind
  • NO fireworks or any types of explosives
  • NO skateboards, scooters, hoverboards, or personalized motor vehicles
  • NO bicycles inside the festival
  • NO umbrellas of any size
  • NO tents or canopies
  • NO chairs or stools of any type
  • NO wagons or carts of any type
  • NO sports balls outside of beach balls.
  • NO outside cans or cups
  • NO professional cameras (indicated by a detachable lens)
  • NO professional video or audio recording devices
  • NO lasers or pointers
  • NO chains, chain wallets, or spike jewelry
  • NO instruments, megaphones, air horns, or noise makers
  • NO metal aerosol containers including sunscreen, pepper spray, bug repellent, or spray paint (non-flammable are permitted)
  • NO aerosol products / Aerosol Cans
  • NO blankets / chairs / coolers
  • NO drones, remote control aircraft, toys/cars
  • NO flags
  • NO LED gloves / massagers / stuffed animals
  • NO guns / ammunition / tasers
  • NO hula hoops
  • NO instruments
  • NO kites / sky lanterns
  • NO mace / pepper spray
  • NO pets / animals
  • NO Promotional Items
  • NO selfie sticks / tripods
  • NO sharpies / markers / paint pens
  • NO toy guns / water guns / sling shots
  • NO pacifiers, dust masks or gas masks
  • NO liquid makeup
  • NO unsealed tampons (upon entry)
  • NO open packs of cigarettes (upon entry)
  • NO bota bags
  • NO large purses, bags or backpacks (over 12′′×12′′)
  • NO parasols

LIST OF ALLOWED ITEMS

  • YES non-professional flash/still cameras, handheld video devices under 6′′ (Sony Action Cam, GoPro, etc.)
  • YES small bags and backpacks, single- compartment backpacks, plush backpacks, purses (maximum 12′′x12′′)
  • YES hydration packs with no more than two main compartments and one smaller compartment—must be empty upon entry
  • YES fanny packs
  • YES sunglasses & hats
  • YES e-cigarettes/vapes (refillable liquid chambers OK, must be empty upon arrival)
  • YES sealed sunscreen lotion (inspected upon entry)
  • YES powder makeup
  • YES sealed tampons
  • YES hair dryers and towels
  • YES sealed wet wipes
  • YES glowsticks & glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
  • YES inflatables (must be deflated upon entry)
  • YES flags/banners or handmade signs (no corporate/company-branded and no hard flagpoles)
  • YES cell Phones / chargers
  • YES sealed chapstick / lip balm
  • YES sealed cigarettes / lighters
  • YES digital & film cameras (non-pro)
  • YES ear plugs
  • YES sealed eye drops
  • YES GoPros / Flip Cams
  • YES beach balls
  • YES sealed gum
  • YES smiles
  • YES walkie talkies
  • YES non-aerosol bug spray

Business Inquiries

For all business inquiries including sponsorship, press, media, vendor requests, and volunteers, please email concierge@fyreapp.com.

For promotional inquiries, please contact hello@tablelist.com