Homer Soda Fest 2015

3rd Annual | May 30th, 2015 | Downtown Homer, Illinois


Q- Can I purchase VIP passes in advance?
A-  Yes! Click here to purchase them!

Q- What should I bring?
A-  For listening to the music, LOW “sand” or “beach” style chair – not more than 30-inches high (higher chairs must sit in back to avoid obstructing the view for others), water, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and rain poncho if it’s sprinkling, money to spend to taste soda.

Q- What should I leave at home? (NOT ALLOWED)
A- You won’t be allowed to enter the festival with dogs, cats, ferrets, snakes, elephants or any pet or animal, alcoholic beverages, fireworks, weapons, tents and shade canopies, sun umbrellas that obstruct seated guests’ view of stages.

Q- What is available on site?
A- First-aid tent, bicycle parking, a variety of food and beverages for purchase from vendors, CDs, posters, clothing and other merchandise for purchase.

Q- Can I bring my pet?
A- NO! Pets will not be allowed in the festival area for the safety of others and your pets.

Q- Can I bring a lawn chair?
A- Yes, in fact we suggest it!! Also don’t forget to bring the sunscreen and remember to hydrate!!

Q- Can I bring in a cooler?
A- No, there will be no coolers or outside food and alcohol allowed!!

Q- Do I need to purchase a ticket?
A- No, this years festival is “FREE” to the public.  Tasting tickets are $.25 and VIP passes are $20

Q- Do you need volunteers?
A- Yes, we have plenty of great opportunities to get involved. If you or your group would like to volunteer or help with this years festival please email us at fest@homersoda.com

We will fill you in on the types of volunteer positions available and you can choose one that’s right for you, then fill out a volunteer application and our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to discuss your application and opportunities that interest you. You can stay up to date on all our volunteer opportunities by liking this link on facebook.

Q- Will the event be cancelled if it rains?
A- All efforts are made to ensure that the show will go on as long as it is safe for our guests and the performers. All concerts are rain or shine, be prepared for extremes such as heat, wind, or rain.

Q- Can I take pictures at the event?
A- Yes, still photography is allowed.

Q- Can I video record the performances and the event?
A- Yes, in fact we encourage it.

Q- How do I apply to vend or have a booth at the festival?
A- Applications are online and are open for submissions. Click Here for info on becoming a Vendor

Q- Is there parking close to the festival?
A- Yes there is plenty of free parking close to the festival. During the festival there is no parking permitted in the closed off street area. Parking is then available within easy walking distance of the festival, as well as a free shuttle service that will run most of the day.

Q- Are there ATM’s at the Festival?
A- Money is available from local businesses who have ATM.

Q- What other common sense policies are there?
A- Keep passages free, Don’t block aisles, walkways, esplanade or other public areas, Dispose of trash in designated receptacles, No distribution of commercial advertisements, Obey all federal, state and Village of Homer laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, Do not enter nonpublic areas, i.e. offices, storage, vendor booths, “performers only” areas, Respect property, Don’t take, deface, degrade, damage or destroy property, Don’t disrupt or interfere with festival operations, No physical or verbal harassment or abuse allowed, Obey directions of festival management team and its authorized contractors.

Can’t find the answer to your question here? Do not hesitate to send us an e-mail: fest@homersoda.com


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