Spring awakening festival, the largest electronic music festival in the Midwest is coming back this year to rock your weekend. If you’re a music lover, head to Chicago and become a part of the crowds.
A burst of EDM cacophony, crazy crowds, delicious street foods, and fireworks. That’s what you can experience at the spring awakening this year. In this post, we will give you the ultimate guide to this amazing event. So scroll down and take some notes!
1. When And Where Does The Spring Awakening Festival Take Place?
Known as one of the best music festivals in the Midwest, the spring awakening is usually held at Addams/Medill Park in Chicago, Illinois. It used to happen in early June. But recently, the fest is shifting to fall to offer the city the best experience.
This year, the fest will take place on two-day, October 2-3, from 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm each day.
2. What Is The 2021 Festival Line-up?
The spring awakening festival line-up this year will include some of the best music artists and performers. Here is the detailed daily lineup:
Saturday – October 2
AC Slater, Bear Grillz, Galantis, Baynk, Two Friends, GettoBlaster b2b DJ GodFather, Dion Timmer , Chris Lorenzo, Diplo, Gordo, Masteria, Kaivon, Qlank b2b Nostalgix, Kayzo, Madeon, Mahalo, Matoma, Midnight Kids, Zomboy, MK, Petey Clicks b2b Tombz, Snbrn, Ship Wrek, Taiki Nulight b2b Shift K3y, Wenzday, Kryptogram, White Owl, Avi Sic, Mr. Bobby, Ian Snow and Treble Squad.
Sunday – October 3
Headliner: MARTIN GARRIX
Adventure Club b2b Wooli, Kill Feed, Atliens, Doctor P b2b Funtcase, HulkGang (Valentino Kahn b2b 4B), Dillon Francis, Marauda, Don Diablo, JVNA, LP Giobbi, Mersiv, Mitis, Option4, Regard, Said The Sky, RL Grime b2b Baauer, Said The Sky, SidePiece, Tygapaw, Sam Feldt, Shiba San, Showtek, Vicetone, SidePiece, Sofi Tukker (DJ Set), Ray Volpe, Tygapaw, Wreckno and Westend.
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3. What Is The Weather Like In Chicago?
If you’re locals, then you certainly understand this weather. But if you don’t, don’t worry. The Spring Awakening Festival will happen under rain or shine. In case a storm approaches and may cause some extreme conditions like lightning, thunder, high winds,… the fest will take several precautions with no refunds to ensure attendee’s safety.
All the artists on the bill are confirmed to perform. But if the weather doesn’t allow traveling to Chicago, acts are subject to change unnoticeable. So before you come to the fest, remember to check out the information again.
4. What Are The Entry And Security Policies?
Attendees who enter the festival grounds will be searched upon entry. You will get all your items examined, from your purse, bag to your pockets to ensure you don’t bring any prohibited items to the festival.
5. What Are The Unpermitted Items For The Spring Awakening Festival?
To ensure the safety of all attendees, the spring awakening music festival has made a list of unpermitted items. Those who disobey the safety policies will be asked to leave the festival ground. Here are the prohibited items for the festival:
- No native American headdresses
- No weapons of any kind
- No fireworks
- No glass of any kind
- No paint of any kind (including spray paint and paint markers)
- No drugs or drug paraphernalia
- No illegal substances
- No tents or umbrellas
- No laser pointers
- No large chains
- No totems or flags with metal or wood pieces
6. What Are The Accessible Viewing Areas On The Festival Grounds?
There is a lot of designated seating throughout the Spring Awakening Festival that is reserved for disabled people. But they are limited and will only be available on a first-served and first-come basis. To know more about the seating locations and information, you can swing by the Guest Services and Information booth of the fest.
7. Some Additional Notes For The First-time Attendees
Bring Extra Jacket
The temperature on a fall day in Chicago tends to change from day to night, so an extra jacket is necessary. Be sure to check out the weather forecast and bring extra clothing to keep yourself warm during the fest.
Hydrating Is Mandatory
All the physical activity at the spring awakening festival can easily lead to overheating and dehydration. So to avoid some undesired health problems, just drink as much water as possible.
There is free water throughout the festival grounds, so you can refill your bottle and keep up the fun.
Set Up Buddy System
During the festival, you and your company may get separated. So before the fest, you should set up meeting points and stick to your friends. If you need any help, ask for the festival’s staff or go to the medical tent locations which are on the festival’s maps.
You can choose to use alcohol or take nothing at all, it’s up to you. But please remember, don’t drink if you’re under 21. Alcohol doesn’t hydrate you or cool you off.
Besides, make sure you have a safe ride to your home. Don’t drive if you use drugs or alcohol. Let’s play it safe.
The spring awakening festival is the most anticipated event this year. To have the best experience, be sure to read all the above information carefully and plan for your trip soon. Hope to see you at the 2021 spring awakening!
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