The Governors Ball is being held on Randall's Island in New York City on June 3-5, 2016. The popular three day festival brings multiple stages of music to Randall's Island.
Here are the times you need to know if you want to get into the festival right at the beginning of the action. The ferries and buses start running to Randall's Island at 11 a.m.. Festival gates open at 11:45 a.m..
Music plays from 12:15-11 p.m.. Headliners at GovBallNYC include Kanye West, Beck, The Strokes and The Killers.
The Box Office opens at 11 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. each day. If you are picking up tickets at Will-Call you will need to bring a photo I.D..
The festival has a no re-entry policy, so patrons will not be allowed to leave and return during the festival. This means that you should plan ahead and have everything you will need during the day with you upon arrival. If you think you will need a jacket or rain gear later in the day, bring it along.
People who bring in prescription medication will have to show the prescription and I.D. at the entrance. There are medical tents with trained EMTs located around the grounds, in case a medical need or emergency arises.
Before heading to the festival, study the festival's listing of allowed and prohibited items. They have a specific list of items that will not be allowed, because they might pose a danger or disruption to patrons. Leave prohibited items at home because you risk having them confiscated and thrown away.
Water is available at water stations throughout the grounds. Bring a refillable water bottle and take advantage of the water stations. It is important to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated and preserve a feeling of well-being.