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What time does Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park open for admission for the Joliet Blues Festival?

The Park will open for admissions at 3:00 p.m. Please check in at the admission table on the north or south side of the park. Wristbands are required for all guests, included a special wristband required to purchase alcohol.

How much is admission? 
Admission to the festival is $10 per person at up to the start of the show at 3:30pm.  After that, tickets are $15 at the gate

Where can I park?
There is FREE PARKING on the south side of the park, on the West side of the river. The bridge is going to be up and under construction, but you can still head access the lot by driving EAST on Jefferson from Center Street

What items are prohibited from being brought onto festival grounds?

  • No pets please, to ensure public health and safety

  • BBQ Grills

  • Fireworks/Explosives of any type

  • Illegal Substances or weapons

  • Pop-up Tents/Canopies

  • Beach or Picnic Umbrellas

  • Flag Poles

May I bring alcohol into the Park?

No outside alcohol is ever permitted in Bicentennial Park.  Beer, wine and limited mixed drinks will be available for purchase.  Alcohol sales end at 9 p.m.

Is food available in the Park?

There will be several options to purchase food including:

  • Tom Grotovsky and Great American Bagel - hamburgers, hot dogs, and Cajun sausage sandwiches.

  • American Legion 1080 - pulled pork and sweet corn, pizza, lemon shake ups.

  • There will be a taco truck and dessert vendor.

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Can I bring a folding chair and blanket into the Joliet Blues Festival in Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park? 


 What about items I lost or found in the Park?

To inquire about lost or found items in the park, please call 815-724-3761 or come to the front desk inside the main park building. 


May I bring a picnic basket?

No.  NO outside food or drink is allowed during festivals at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park.  

What is the rain policy?

The show will go on if possible.  There will be no rescheduled performances.  No refunds in case of rain. 


Are recording devices allowed during a concert?

Professional photography, video or recording devices are prohibited at all concerts.  HOWEVER, we would love for you to post short videos, photos, selfies, etc. during the show and tag us and your favorite artists/bands!  #JolietBluesFestival2021  #bipark  @JolietBluesFestival

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