Important FAQ Information


Weishfest is an all day music fest; IDs will be checked at entrance. All attendees under 21 will receive an “X” on their hand. The bar remains open after WeishFest ends; all attendees under 21 will be asked to exit the bar after the event.

Lineup Information


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5:00pm - Doors open to Gold Ticket Holders

6:00pm - Doors open to ALL Ticket Holders

6:00pm - Joey Digs and the Dentist (Stage 2) // Sean and Charlie (Stage 1)

7:30pm - Infinity (Stage 2) // Mike & Joe (Stage 1)

9:00pm - AWF Presentation (Stage 1) // No activity on Stage 2 (LIVE video/audio on projectors throughout venue)

9:20pm - OAR (Stage 1) // No activity on Stage 2 (LIVE video/audio on projectors throughout venue)

Midnight - Gold package ends / Variety DJs take Stage 1 and 2. 

3:00am - 115 Bourbon Street CLOSES

WHAT DOES WEISHFEST SUPPORT?


Now in its 4th year, all proceeds from WeishFest benefit the Andrew Weishar Foundation (AWF).  The AWF was created to honor the memory of Andrew Weishar and his legacy of helping others to live with faith, courage, and strength.  Our mission is to provide immediate resources to families with adolescents or young adults stricken with cancer.  We provide financial assistance to these families in need and dedicate ourselves to these acts of kindness and generosity. Check out the AWF’s Official Video! More details can be found here!

HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER?


Please CONTACT US if you are interested in volunteering at WeishFest!

HOW CAN I DONATE TO THE ANDREW WEISHAR FOUNDATION?


Come to WeishFest! All proceeds benefit The AWF and the families it supports. Can’t make it to WeishFest? Please visit the DONATE page to help The AWF Pay it Forward. If you would like to become a sponsor of WeishFest, please see the SPONSOR INFO!

ARE THERE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE?


Yes! We are actively seeking sponsors for WeishFest 2016. Please see our SPONSOR INFO for more information.

Festival Date, Time & Location


Friday, December 2

6pm – Midnight (Bar remains open until 3am)

115 Bourbon Street

3359 W 115th Street

Merrionette Park, IL 60803

What is WeishFest?


WeishFest: (pronounced “Wish” Fest) is a music festival unlike anything in the area; held by, and for a non-profit organization called The Andrew Weishar Foundation (AWF). WeishFest transforms its venue into the site which holds the best party of the year. With incredible music, events, food, and atmosphere, WeishFest brings together thousands for a day you do not want to miss. Proceeds made at this annual event benefit The Andrew Weishar Foundation and its mission of supporting families stricken with the burdens of cancer.

What do I get with a WeishFest Ticket?


Simply put: The BEST party of the year! All ticket levels provide entry to WeishFest 2016. For additional details about the various ticket options, please refer to the TICKETS page. All proceeds from the sale of tickets, to the event-day profits go to The Andrew Weishar Foundation and the many families it supports.

 

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS?


Tickets to WeishFest 2016 are available online by visiting the TICKETS page. This event WILL SELL OUT! Buy your tickets fast!

CAN I BUY A TICKET ON-SITE?


As supply lasts, GA tickets will be sold on the day of the event at 115 Bourbon Street.  Until 12/2, tickets are available online only! Ticket options CAN and WILL SELL OUT! So get your tickets today and don’t miss out!

ARE THERE REFUNDS?


You don’t want to miss WeishFest! We apologize for any inconvenience, however, all event sales are final.

WHAT IS THE EVENT SCHEDULE?


We have an amazing set of performances planned throughout the event; topped by our BIGGEST HEADLINER YET! Please see our LINEUP for more information.

WHAT CAN I CARRY IN?


No outside food or drinks permitted in the venue!

IS RE-ENTRY ALLOWED?


Sorry! Re-entry not permitted. Trust us, you won’t want to leave this party!

HOW DO I GET TO THE EVENT?  


Directions to Bourbon Street below.

For those who are driving, there are TWO PARKING OPTIONS: 

(1) FREE VALET SERVICE - Pull up the front of venue and hand off the keys (Limited space available; first come first serve); if arriving later than 6:30pm, please see option (2).

(2) FREE SHUTTLE from MARIST HIGH SCHOOL - Park in the WEST parking lot. A Free Shuttle Bus will be going back and forth from Marist HS to 115 Bourbon Street ALL NIGHT (Less than 1 mile away)! See Directions to Marist High School HERE!

We encourage all to carpool, Uber, or cab to WeishFest for convenience!

ARE THERE BUSES TO TRANSPORT US?


WeishFest 2016 is around the corner and our team wants to ensure you arrive to the party safely. We are offering TWO bus options for users traveling from the Northside of Chicago to the event on Friday, December 2nd. Your bus ticket option will include a ride to and from the event at designated times. See below for specific times and locations of departure.

* (Gold ticketholders, please note that your drink/food package begins at 6:00pm and ends at midnight) *

BUS OPTION 1 – $15

Departure from Loop (36 S. Wabash Chicago, IL 60603) to Bourbon Street (3359 W 115th St, Merrionette Park, IL 60803): 5:10pm
Departure from Bourbon Street to Loop (36 S. Wabash Chicago, IL 60603): 1:00am

BUS OPTION 2 – $15  

Departure from Gaslight Bar and Grille Lincoln Park (2450 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60626) to Bourbon Street (3359 W 115th St, Merrionette Park, IL 60803): 6:30pm
Departure from Bourbon Street to Gaslight Bar and Grille Lincoln Park (2450 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60626): 1:00am

In order to ensure your seat on the bus, please arrive 15 minutes before your desired departure time. You will need a printed ticket in order to be granted access on the bus at your departure location. You will then be given a wristband which will serve as your ticket for your designated return trip from Bourbon Street. Buses will return riders to the same location of departure (Loop or Lincoln Park). Exchanging or re-selling of tickets is strictly prohibited. Tickets will not be sold the night of the event. Buses will depart promptly at their designated times to ensure all riders make it to the event on time. Refunds will not be given to riders who miss their departure or return times. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Refund Clause: **In the event buses are not filled, we will ensure full refunds to those who opted into bus passes.

For questions regarding the bus passes, please email info@weishfest.com!