HiJinx

HiJinx
Dec 30th - 31st, 2021 Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia, PA
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101 Guide

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Arrival Instructions

 

Arrival Times

Doors open at 4:30pm ET each evening. Please arrive 1 hour prior to the first artist you’d like to see. Music will start at approximately 5:00pm ET.

GA Ticket Holders can enter the Convention Center through the main doors on Broad St at Cherry St. Re-entry is not permitted. All fans must be 18+ to enter HiJinx.

Tickets will be delivered to your mobile device by December 28th. You will be able to transfer tickets to your squad at that time. **ALL TRANSFERS WILL END DECEMBER 30 AT 5PM ET. AFTER THAT TIME, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TRANSFER TICKETS**

Where to Go When You Arrive

GA Ticket Holders can enter the Convention Center through the main doors on Broad St at Cherry St. Re-entry is not permitted. All fans must be 18+ to enter HiJinx.

The Box Office is located on Arch St at the corner of Broad & Arch (northeast corner of Arch).

Please note ADA Entry is located at the box office entrance located on Arch St at the corner of Broad & Arch Street (northeast corner of Arch).

VIP Entrance / Check-In is located at the southeast corner of Broad & Race street. Check-In with staff in Exhibit Hall G.

HiJinx Box Office

The Box Office is located on Arch St at the corner of Broad & Arch (northeast corner of Arch).

The Box Office will open at 4pm ET on Thursday, December 30 & Friday, December 31.

The Box Office will close at 11:00pm ET on Thursday, December 30 & Friday, December 31.

Limited VIP Upgrades will be available at the Box Office!

Getting Here

HiJinx Music Festival will take place in Philadelphia, PA – Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is located at 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Directions

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia at 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. The facility, within a major East Coast hub, spans more than six blocks and is easily accessible by car, train, taxi, regional rail at Jefferson Station, and bus. In fact, 40 percent of the U.S. population lives within a day’s drive of the Convention Center.

It is easily accessible by car, train, regional rail at Septa’s Jefferson Station, and bus. Click here for more information on public transit.

Click here for general directions on how to reach the facility.

There are many parking options—both garages and lots—conveniently located within blocks of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

 

From The Northern and Western Suburbs
  • Take I-76 East to Exit 344 for I-676 East.
  • Follow signs for Central Philadelphia.
  • Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
  • You will be on Vine Street.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights).
From I-95 Northbound, Philadelphia International Airport, Baltimore, Washington, Delaware
  • Take I-95 North to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676.
  • Stay in the left lane of this exit.
  • Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street).
  • This exit brings you up onto 15th St.
  • Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street.
  • Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center.
  • Make a right on to 12th Street.
  • The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets.
From I-95 Southbound, New York, Northern and Central New Jersey
  • Take I-95 South to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676.
  • Stay in the left lane of this exit.
  • Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street).
  • This exit brings you up onto 15th St.
  • Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street.
  • Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center.
  • Make a right on to 12th Street.
  • The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets.
From Pennsylvania Turnpike
  • Follow Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 20 / I-476 (Mid County Interchange).
  • Take I-476 South to Exit 16/ I-76E Philadelphia.
  • Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles.
  • Exit at 344 / I- 676 East.
  • Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
  • You will be on Vine Street.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th (4 traffic lights).
From The New Jersey Turnpike (New York)
  • Take the NJ Turnpike to exit 4 (Philadelphia / Camden Exit).
  • Get onto 73 North and follow it to 38 West.
  • Take 38 West following the signs directing to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (The Bridge is 30 West), crossing into Philadelphia.
  • Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street).
  • Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street.
From PA 309
  • Take PA 309 South to Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  • Follow Turnpike West to Exit Mid County Interchange / 476S Chester.
  • Take I-476 South to Exit 16 / I-76 Philadelphia.
  • Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles.
  • Exit at 344 / I- 676 East.
  • Take 676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
  • You will be on Vine Street.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights).
From US 611
  • Take US 611 South into Philadelphia (611 South becomes Broad Street).
  • Go South on Broad Street for approximately 8 miles.
  • In Center City, turn left onto Vine Street / Local Traffic.
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (2 traffic lights).
From Lehigh Valley and Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Take the Northeast Extension of the Turnpike I-476 towards Philadelphia
  • Take Mid-County Exhig and merge onto I-476 South
  • Take I-476 South to Exit 16 / I-76 E Philadelphia
  • Stayon I-76 for approximately 12 miles
  • Exit at 344/ I-676 East
  • Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/ Rt. 611 (2nd exit)
  • You will be on Vine Street
  • Follow Vine Street to 12th (4 traffic lights)
From New Jersey and Atlantic City Area
  • Take Atlantic City Expressway to 42 North.
  • Follow 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Rt. 676), crossing into Philadelphia.
  • Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street).
  • Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street.

Box Office

The Box Office is located on Arch St at the corner of Broad & Arch (northeast corner of Arch).

The Box Office will open at noon ET on Friday, December 27 & Saturday, December 28.

The Box Office will close at 11:30pm ET on Friday, December 27 & Saturday, December 28.

Limited VIP Upgrades will be available at the Box Office!

Health and Safety Protocols

Please note this show is requiring all fans to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (printed or digital) within 72 hours of the event OR proof of full vaccination for entry.

All fans must have received a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72-hours before entry to the facility and provide proof of a negative result (printed or digital) prior to entering the venue. Or, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks after final dose) and provide proof of vaccination – the original vaccination card, digital copy of the vaccination card or a printed copy of the vaccination card.

Unvaccinated fans with a valid medical restriction & medical note will be required to take a COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72-hours before entry to the facility, and will provide proof of negative result prior to entering the venue.

Please note that requirements and venue protocols, such as testing and vaccination, are subject to change, so be sure to check back closer to your event date for the latest information.

In accordance with local guidelines: Until further notice, masks are required to be worn at all times for attendees, regardless of vaccination status, except while actively eating or drinking.

Beverages will be available at various locations throughout the venue including numerous bar options for those 21+ (with valid government-issued ID). Patrons are welcome to purchase and have drinks with them throughout the venue.

In accordance with local guidelines, a designated food concessions area will be available. Patrons who are actively eating will need to remain in the food concession area until done eating.

VIP Passes

CHECK-IN
VIP Entrance / Check-In is located at the southeast corner of Broad & Race street. Check-In with staff in Exhibit Hall G.

VIP Ticket Holders can check-in as early as noon ET on December 30. When you check-in, you will receive your poster, commemorative laminate & VIP wristband. We encourage all VIPs to come early so you can pick up your gear before the festival begins & bring it back to your car/hotel/crib before entering the festival.

VIP Ticket Holders can enter the venue at 4:20pm ET. Re-entry is not permitted.

COAT CHECK
VIP Ticket holders have access to a complimentary coat check when entering the event. This coat check is located directly next to the VIP Check-In area just inside the main VIP Entrance.

VIP AREA
The VIP AREA is located in the main event room next to the stage (to the left when facing the stage). This area will include exclusive bar locations (for cashless purchase), viewing deck, water station and restrooms.

CONCIERGE
The On-Site Event Concierge can help with all festival questions. They will be located at the VIP Check-In Area

ID GUIDELINES

Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • US government-issued driver license or ID card displaying a photograph and date of birth.
  • US or foreign government-issued passport displaying a photograph and date of birth.
  • Foreign government-issued driver license with a color photocopy of a foreign government-issued passport with both documents displaying both a photograph and date of birth.

 

The following forms of ID will not be accepted:

  • School identification cards. Consular identification cards.
  • Expired identification of any kind, even if listed on the “Acceptable” list.
  • Birth certificates.
  • Photocopies of any identification document except as noted in the “Acceptable” list.

Set Times

For the latest festival set times, please click here.

On-Site Testing

Pre-Registration Link (Day 1 – 12/30)

https://calendly.com/returntolive/hijinx-day-one?month=2021-12

Pre-Registration Link (Day 2 – 12/31)

https://calendly.com/returntolive/hijinx-festival-day-two?month=2021-12

 

***Please plan on arriving thirty minutes or more earlier than originally planned to allow for extra time for the wellness check.***

Prohibited Items

Weapons of any kind

  • Glass in any form
  • Large bags or backpacks
  • Any professional cameras, any video, and/or any audio equipment (including Go Pros)
  • Tripods, monopods, and selfie-sticks
  • Unsealed: cigarette packages, tampons, packs of gum, chap stick/lip gloss
  • Eye drops
  • Focus light beam devices of any kind, including laser pointers
  • Balloons, balls, Frisbees, and/or any other projectile
  • Pacifiers
  • Stuffed animals or dolls
  • Marker, pens, and spray paint
  • Flyers, stickers, and posters or anything deemed to be a promotional item
  • Flammable products or materials and sprays
  • Illegal substances of any kind
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Vitamins
  • Waterguns, water balloons, and/or any other kind of water projectile
  • Any item that can be used as a weapon, including wallet chains
  • Any item that can be used as a means to disturb the peace, endanger the safety of the crowd, and/or inflict damage to people and goods
  • Fireworks, pyrotechnics, or any other kind of explosive
  • Instruments
  • Pets (except service animals with a current rabies certification)

Please note this list is subject to change per the request of the artist and local authorities.

Allowed Items

  • Small bags, purses, and fanny packs (12” x 12” x 16” maximum size)
  • Empty water bottles, including reusable and disposable water bottles
  • One factory sealed bottle of water
  • Empty Camel Bak style water bladder systems
  • Non-professional cameras
  • Lighters
  • Sealed: cigarette packages, tampons, packs of gum, and chapstick/lip gloss
  • Reusable Light Up Toys
  • Prescription and OTC medications  subject  to  specific  conditions***
  • Factory-sealed, non-refillable electronic or vapor cigarettes
  • Totems and/or flags (no wood or metal)
  • Hula Hoops

Please note this list is subject to change per the request of the artist and local authorities.

***Special Note About Prescription and OTC Medications: Prescription medication are allowed only in the original prescription bottle, any guests attempting to bring in prescription medication must have a government-issued photo identification card that matches the name printed on the prescription, and the pills in the bottle must match the description printed on the prescription.

Over-the-counter medications are allowed in provided that they are new and the original, factory-sealed container.

Festival Re-Entry

There is no re-entry.

Mask Policy

In accordance with local guidelines: Until further notice, masks are required to be worn at all times for attendees, regardless of vaccination status, except while actively eating or drinking.

Acceptable Forms of Negative Test Proof or Proof of Vaccination

Accepted forms of vaccination proof are:

  • Pictures of the vaccination card (picture of both front & back)
  • Health passports
  • Physical vaccination card

Please note final vaccine dose must have been administered 14 days prior to event entry (December 15, 2021 for the 30th and December 16, 2021 for the 31st).

Accepted forms of test results are those that have been provided by a third party (urgent care/testing site or the like) within 72 hours of the event and must show a negative result.

At home tests will not be accepted.

Results marked as invalid will not be accepted.

Please note test must have been administered on December 28th, 2021 or later.

ADA Information / Guest Services

A designated ADA viewing area will be available.

Please note ADA Entry is located at the box office entrance located on Arch St at the corner of Broad & Arch Street (northeast corner of Arch).

Please direct any ADA-related ticketing questions to info@hijinxfest.com

 

 

Festival Medical + Security

There will be 24-hour medical stations and emergency personnel on site.

Hydrate!

Please stay hydrated and take care of yourself. Free water refill stations will be located throughout the main room of the venue. Also, a few water fountains are located near the restroom areas.

Beverage & concession locations will also have bottled water for sale.

Cashless Payment

Please note food and beverage for purchase offerings will be available via cashless payment. Acceptable forms of payment include credit cards, debit card, Apple pay & Google pay.

Food and Beverage

We will have an elite team of thoroughbred bartenders operating in 20,000+ feet of bar space for optimal sending potential.

Bev will be available at various locations throughout the venue including numerous bar options for those 21+ (with valid government-issued ID). Patrons are welcome to purchase and have drinks with them throughout the venue.

In accordance with local guidelines, a designated food concessions area will be available. Patrons who are actively eating will need to remain in the food concession area until done eating.

Please note food and beverage for purchase offerings will be available via cashless payment. Acceptable forms of payment include credit cards, debit card, Apple pay & Google pay.

Free water refill stations will be located throughout the main room of the venue. Also, a few water fountains are located near the restroom areas.

Beverage & concession locations will also have bottled water for purchase.

Please note food and beverage offerings will be available via cashless payment. Acceptable forms of payment include credit cards, debit card, Apple pay & Google pay.

Free water refill stations will be located throughout the main room of the venue. Also, a few water fountains are located near the restroom areas.

Beverage & concession locations will also have bottled water for purchase.

Lockers

Lockers are available to rent here.

Exit Instructions

Exits will be clearly marked with signage, please ask security or parking personnel where your nearest exit locations are.

FULL SEND!