Dec 29th - 30th, 2022 Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia, PA
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Countdown to Hijinx Fest 2022


When is HiJinx 2022?

Dates: December 29 – 30 / 2022

Venue: Pennsylvania Convention Center / 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Age: 18+ Entry / 21+ for Alcohol.


When will I receive my tickets?

GA Tickets are mobile only and will be delivered on December 27.

VIP Tickets are will call only.

Box office hours: 4pm – 11pm

Can I upgrade to VIP?

Limited single day VIP upgrades will be available while supplies last. Once you are inside the venue, visit the customer service area near the lockers for more information.

I want to ride the rail. What ticket should I buy?

Both GA & VIP ticket holders can get to the rail.

BUT only VIP holders will have a portion of the rail reserved for an exclusive VIP pit.

Is there re-entry?

Re-entry is not allowed but there will be a designated smoking area.

Is there parking?

There are plenty of parking garages in the area, visit philapark.org for locations.

Will there be lockers?

Yepp, lockers will be available.

Does Hijinx Festival have food?

Duh. 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.

There will be a variety of food offerings including some local fare.

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.


Where can I find ADA information?

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

What is your bag policy?

Small totes, backpacks, and fanny packs are welcome inside the festival venue as long as they are clear and are 12”x6”x12” or smaller. No clear plastic shopping/grocery bags will be permitted. Hydration packs (i.e. camelbaks) that are 1.5L or smaller (no pockets) and clutch purses/wallets that are 4.5”x6.5” or smaller do not have to be clear. Medically necessary bags are also welcome.

Can I bring my Camelbak?

Yup, provided that it’s empty upon your arrival. They will be inspected.

Please Note: Camelbaks must only have two main compartments and one smaller compartment.

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.

Can I bring my totem?

It be cool if you didn’t… but we get it, totems are fun. You can bring one, just make sure it’s constructed on a cardboard tube (no other materials will be allowed).

Totems cannot be dangerous to public safety. They will be inspected on merits of safety & wittiness. Keep them chill.


Can I bring a LED hula hoop, POI, or other flow toys?

Did you even read our what’s allowed / prohibited drop down section jawns below? Yes, flow toys that do not use fire are permitted. Fire = nope.

Where will the schedule be released?

Sometime between now and HiJinx.

Are Payment Plans Available?

Yup, on sale Friday at Noon.

Are Travel Packages Available?

Yup, on sale Friday at Noon.

I have a 2-day pass, can i go one day and sell my pass for the other day?

No. It’s not possible. 2-Day Passes are sold as 1 ticket through mobile delivery only. There are no hard tickets or PDFs. Full sends only.

Can I get a free ticket?

Click here for more info on free tickets.

Are there refunds?

No refunds, no exchanges. While all artists are confirmed for HiJinx, artists are subject to change without notice and no refunds will be issued for artist cancellations.

Will you have ATMs on site?

Yes, there is an ATM located near the elevators on the lobby level of the venue as well as another ATM located on the main event level near the elevators. Please note food & beverage offerings are cashless, though.

Emergencies/First Aid?

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

Will You Provide Water?

Absolutely. 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 purchase.

What are the acceptable forms of ID?


  • 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.

Not 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
Can I be a vendor?

If you want to be a part of the HiJinx Bazaar, please email your business, photos of your shop and other events you’ve vended to vending@HiJinxfest.com

Can I apply to do an art installation at Hijinx?

If you’ve got some cool shit, send us your concepts info@HiJinxFest.com

What is the COVID policy?

HiJinx is dedicated to the health and safety of our fans, staff and artists. We will update if any safety protocols are needed as we get closer to the festival dates.


The wordy version: In the best interest of fans and staff, we will continue to monitor local COVID-19 trends and meet or exceed protocols mandated by local governments. By purchasing tickets to this event, unless prohibited by law, you agree to abide by the health and safety measures in effect at the time of the event, which may include, but not be limited to, wearing masks, providing proof of vaccination status and/or providing proof of negative COVID-19 test. Currently, proof of vaccination / negative test is not required for this event. Check back often for updates to this event page as guidelines are subject to change.

Allowed Items

  • Medical style masks subject to inspection.
  • Small clear bags or containers allowed up to 12” x 6” x 12”. Bags larger than a small clutch bag (4.5” x 6.5”) should be composed of clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC with a single compartment.
  • Empty water bottles, including reusable and disposable water bottles
  • One factory sealed bottle of water
  • Empty Camel Bak style water bladder systems (must be empty upon arrival)
  • 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


***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.

Prohibited Items

  • Bags or containers larger than 12” x 6” x 12” (or exceeding 864 cubic inches total volume). Bags larger than a small clutch bag (4.5” x 6.5”) should be composed of clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC with a single compartment.
  • Backpacks and other multi-compartment bags larger than a small clutch bag (4.5” x 6.5”). An exception may be made for medically necessary after proper inspection. Please note these items will be searched and tagged. ***No large, framed packs permitted.
  • Over the head helmets or full costume heads
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Glass in any form
  • 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.