Welcome to VIP!
Welcome to Sueños! We're so excited to open the gates to Grant Park for an amazing weekend of live music! Your VIP perks will help you make the most of your weekend with up-close viewing, a private lounge and more!
We’ve compiled this guide to help you take full advantage of everything VIP has to offer. We’ve also included general festival details. Be sure to share this with everyone in your group so all are in-the-know. And if there is anything we left off, email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. We can’t wait to see you in the park!
BEFORE THE FESTIVAL
Health & Safety
- Bring your Festival Wristband
- If you are unvaccinated, the CDC encourages you to bring and wear a mask
- Please also remember our updated bag policy – CLEAR BAGS ONLY – and No liquids are allowed to be brought into Forecastle Festival.
Please be informed that preventative health measures (e.g. proof of negative COVID-19 test or full COVID-19 vaccination, masks) may be required for this festival. Details of any necessary measures will be communicated as early as possible and will be shared on the festival website and social media channels. If you have questions about vaccines or want to get a vaccine, please visit Vaccines.gov to find the nearest vaccine provider near you.
If you have questions about vaccines or want to get a vaccine, please visit Vaccines.gov to find the nearest vaccine provider near you. Current information about COVID-19, and recommendations for isolation and quarantine can be found at the CDC website.
How to Dress & What to Bring
Dress for comfort and be sure to check the weather forecast before you head out the door. The festival grounds are a combination of paved surfaces, gravel and grass, so choose your footwear accordingly. We recommend a hat and sunglasses, but if you forget anything, the Festival Store has lots of great merchandise offerings!
Review this link to be sure you are in compliance with our bag policy and to see what items are allowed and prohibited.
If your wristbands were not mailed to you and are at Will Call, you can pick them up at the Festival Box Office. Look for the Platinum & VIP Will Call line for expedited service. A government-issued ID is required to verify your order and pick up tickets.
Box Office Location: Outside the Festival entrance on Columbus Drive between Balbo and Ida B Wells.
Box Office Hours:
- Saturday 5/28: 10 AM – 10 PM
- Sunday 5/29: 10 AM - 10 PM
Wristband activation ensures a smooth process when entering the festival each day and allows you to add emergency contact information to your wristband. All you need to do is enter your wristband ID number (located on the inside of your wristband) and contact info to activate.
GETTING IN THE FESTIVAL
- Saturday, 5/28: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
- Sunday, 5/29: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location & Entry Gate
Sueños Festival is located at Grant Park in Chicago located at 337 E Randolph Chicago, IL 60601.
The main entrance is located on the south side of the Buckingham Fountain. You can enter from both the east and west side of the fountain. Look for the Priority Entrance lane for VIP express entry on the east side.
AT THE FESTIVAL
You have unlimited in-and-out privileges to the VIP Lounge, located on the east side of the stage and featuring shaded seating, premium restrooms, and food and beverage offerings.
The lounge is located to the left of the stage (if facing the stage). There is only one entrance into the VIP area. The VIP Entry portal on the east side of the park near the middle baseball diamonds will lead to the lounge. Inside you’ll find everything you need to make the most your Sueños weekend, including:
*For any guests who use wheelchairs, entry into the main VIP area can be accessed through the pathway across from (south of) the Ferris Wheel.
- VIP Bars — Never go thirsty with the wide range of beverage options for purchase, plus free water stations.
- Delicious and local food available for purchase.
- Prime front-of-stage viewing
- Exclusive VIP restrooms
- Lockers/mobile charging for rent
- Sueños Merch Store
- Sponsorship Activations
Your VIP ticket includes access to exclusive food vendors with wares available for purchase.
FOOD OPTIONS AND MENUS ATTACHED AT BOTTOM OF PAGE!
Your VIP ticket gives you access to fantastic viewing of the stage.
- Front-of-stage — a designated area near the front of the stage
- VIP Bars are located both inside the VIP lounge and in the VIP viewing area