Festival Rules & Policies:

The festival is for all ages. Ten (10) years and younger are free. Must be accompanied by an adult age 18 years or older if you are under 17 years. Accompanying adult can be a friend, family member or guardian. Everyone is subject to search at the gate.Wristband is void if tampered with or damage. No wristband sharing. Sunday street parking available in the area around The Well. Lineup and schedule is subject to change. No refunds. Festival is rain or shine.

Acceptable Items:

Cigarettes and e-cigarettes, digital and point & shoot camera, cell phones, cell phone chargers, sunscreen lotion, hula hoops, selfie sticks. 

Required Items:

Festival ticket                                                  

Any government issued photo ID


Prohibited Items: 

Outside food or beverage items, alcohol or flasks, ice or ice packs, coolers, glass containers, illegal substances, drugs or drug paraphernalia, illegal or unauthorized vending, knives or weapons of any kind, slingshots, animals or pets, flammable lanterns of any kind, fireworks or any types of explosives, wagons or carts of any type, outside cans or cups, professional cameras (indicated by a detachable lens), professional video or audio recording devices, lasers or pointers, chains, chain wallets, or spike jewelry, megaphones, horns or noisemakers (expect percussion instruments - see acceptable items), soliciting, metal aerosol containers including sunscreen, pepper spray, bug repellent or spray paint (non-flammable are permitted), drones or UAV's (unmanned aerial vehicles)


**All items are subject to search and the Prohibited Items List is subject to change



Do you have to be a certain age to attend?

18+ on Friday July 13 and Saturday July 14. Anyone under 17 must be accompanied by adult. 10 or younger are free

21+ on Saturday July 13, 2018 at the Well.

What kind of camera can I bring?

Cellphone cameras and one shot cameras, no cameras with detachable or telescopic lenses

What are acceptable forms of ID to purchase alcohol with?

Drivers License, Passport, Military ID, NYCID, 

Can I pass out fliers inside the festival area?


Outside the festival area?


Will there be a VIP area? 

Yes for the first time we will have a VIP area that will provide cocktails and food tastings. 

Before the Festival:

When will the performance schedule be released?

June 2018. Artists and times subject to change. Film Festival schedule will be released May 2017

When and where is the festival? 

July 13, 14 & 15 2018. In Harlem and Brooklyn NYC. Details coming soon on Awards and Afterparty

What items am I required to bring?

ID, your friends and family, dancing shoes or no shoes at all, and a positive spirit. 

What are some helpful items to bring?

Comfortable shoes

When do festival gates open and close?

Friday July 13 10:00am-4:30pm @ Schomburg

Saturday July 14 12:00pm-8pm @ Abrons Center for the Arts 466

Will I be able to charge my phone at the Festival?


Will there be Wi-Fi available?


What kind of attractions will there be?

Food Trucks, Vendors, Art Installations, Photo Booths, World Cup Finale Viewing,