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When and where is the festival?

Friday, August 23rd, 2019, Pre-Party, 6:00-10:00pm Saturday, August 24th, All Day Festival, 10:00am-10:00pm Patriots Park, 400 South Railroad Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC

Is this event free?

Admission is FREE. The City of Kings Mountain is proud to offer this free event to the public. To keep this event free, we do ask you to patronize our food and craft vendors.

Where can I park?

Parking and Shuttle Services are available on Saturday, August 24th. Shuttle service will begin running at 9:30 am and end at 10:30 pm.

Shuttle A:

Patrick Senior Center (909 East King Street), Kings Mountain Gateway Trail Overflow Parking (807 South Battleground Avenue)

Parkdale Mill (500 South Railroad Avenue)

Shuttle B:

Family Worship Center (1818 Shelby Road)

Southern Arts Society/Depot (301 North Piedmont Avenue)

Cherokee Street Parking

Where are the restrooms?

Our air conditioned bathrooms are available at the boardwalk near the Patriots Park War Memorial.

Where are Lost & Found and First Aid?

Lost & Found and First Aid areas are located at the Information Booth, located at the corner of Gold and Mountain Streets.

Can I bring my pet to the festival?

Yes, pets are allowed.

  • Pets MUST be vaccinated.
  • Pets MUST be people and pet friendly.
  • Pets MUST remain on a leash at all times.
  • Pets MUST be comfortable with large crowds and loud noises.
  • Pet owners MUST clean up after their pets as well.

Can I bring a tent to the festival?

Yes, tents are allowed at the festival.

  • 10x10 tent space only, first come, first serve
  • Tents MUST be preapproved through by the Special Events Department at City of Kings Mountain by calling 704-730-2101.
  • Attendees must offload in designated areas. Driving into the park, on the grass is prohibited.
  • Tents cannot be placed outside designated tent area.
  • No stakes allowed
  • Must be secured by weights only, weights are not available on-site.

Is smoking allowed at the park?

Smoking is NOT allowed. In compliance with city ordinance 96.076, smoking is prohibited at Patriots Park.

Are political candidates allowed to campaign at the festival?

No. While we do not mind candidates introducing him/herself to our attendees, we ask that they do not distribute literature of any kind (such as flyers, letters, business cards, petitions, raffles tickets, etc.).

Are we allowed to bring coolers to the festival?

No. We ask that attendees support our food and beverage vendors.

Where can I find an entertainment schedule?

A band line-up is available HERE.

Can I find more information on Facebook?

Sure you can CLICK HERE to find our event on Facebook and spread the word to your friends on social media!

Will alcohol be available at this event?

Yes, alcohol will be sold at this event, but we ask attendees who plan on purchasing alcohol at our event to adhere to our Alcohol Policy regarding alcohol consumption during BeachBlast.

Can I bring an umbrella to the festival?

Yes. However, umbrellas are prohibited in the tiered seating area of the park.