Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to get in?

Tickets purchased online in advanced are $3 per day. Tickets purchased at the door are $5 per day. Each ticket is only good for one day and cannot be used for access on both days.

Am I able to buy tickets at the door?

Yes, tickets are available at the door for $5 each day.

Do children get in free?

Children 10 years of age and under do get into the festival for free. 11 years old and up will be charged as adults.

Are strollers allowed at the festival?

Yes! Make your experience a family affair.

Am I able to leave the festival and come back without having to pay again?

Same day re-entry is allowed with proof of hand stamp provided by the festival. Tickets are per day and must be purchased separately.

What entrance should I use to enter the festival?

Admissions will be at the Expo Canopy and Expo Breezeway entrances. Attendees are also able to enter through the main hotel entrances, and enter the Expo Breezeway.

What are the hours of the festival?

Saturday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where do I park? And is it free?

Parking is free in the hotel parking lots (North, South, and West lots – please see reference map). Hotel is not responsible for any cars parked along the street or in neighboring business parking lots.

How do vendors take payment?

It is up to each Vendor on what forms of payment they will accept. We advise coming prepared for all types of payment methods.

Is there an ATM onsite?

We have an ATM available, located off the main hotel lobby, near the lobby restrooms.

Will there be concessions and food at the festival?

Yes! There will be a concession area open on Saturday and Sunday, as well as a mimosa and Bloody Mary bar (cash basis). Outside food and drinks are not permitted.

Didn’t find the information you were looking for?

Please contact Lacie Ogden at holidayfestival@holidaycolumbia.com or 573-446-3971 with any questions.