Information

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Festival Information

  1. Festival Dates and Hours
  2. Allowed & Prohibited Items
  3. Box Office Location and Hours
  4. Festival Map
  5. Security Screening & Entry
  6. Attire
  7. Free admission for children 2 & under
  8. Lost & Found
  9. Contact The Festival
  1. Festival Dates and Hours

    Nickelodeon SlimeFest™ takes place June 9th-10th, 2018 at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago, IL. Doors open at 11am and the festival ends at 5pm each day.

  2. Allowed & Prohibited Items

    Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home.

    The following items are ALLOWED:

    • Snack food in clear plastic gallon-size bag or 6-pack size soft sided cooler
    • Factory sealed water up to a gallon in size
    • Backpacks
    • Strollers
    • Diaper bags when a child is present
    • Personal cameras, however:
      • No flash photography
      • No video recording equipment
      • No removable lens devices

    The following items are PROHIBITED:

    • Weapons
    • Alcohol
    • Drugs
    • Lawn Chairs
    • Umbrellas
    • Selfie Sticks
    • Laser pointers
    • Skates
    • Wallet chains
    • Ice chests
    • Banners
    • Flyers
    • Beach balls
    • Frisbees
    • Fireworks
    • Outside food or beverage

    PLEASE NOTE: Smoking is prohibited.

  3. Box Office Location and Hours

    The box office is open 10am-4pm Saturday & Sunday of the festival. The box office is located at the venue:

    Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
    1300 S. Linn White Dr., Chicago, IL

  4. Festival Map
  5. Security Screening & Entry

    When coming through the gates, please plan on security using metal detectors and/or a physical pat down for our search procedures. All bags are subject to inspection. If you have a medical reason for not wanting to be searched via metal detectors, please visit our First Aid Station next to the Administration Office and they will give you an alternative to our metal detectors. More information can be found here.

    Please note: There is no re-entry.

  6. Attire

    Come dressed to play. And if you want to get slimed, don’t forget it can be messy – dress accordingly!

  7. Free admission for children 2 & under
  8. Lost & Found

    If you lose an item while at SlimeFest, visit the venue Information Booth located next to the VIP Club. Click here to view our virtual lost and found! You can communicate with us immediately.

  9. Contact The Festival

    General Inquiries:

    Inquiries regarding purchased tickets and wristbands:

    Press & Editorial Inquiries:

Getting To SlimeFest

  1. Festival Location
  2. Parking
  1. Festival Location

    Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
    1300 S. Linn White Dr., Chicago, IL


  2. Parking

    Pay to park is available at Soldier Field’s North Parking Garage at the normal lot opening time (approximately 1 hour prior to venue gates opening.) If you are interested in purchasing VIP Parking within the Adler Lot – the cost is $35 per car and can be purchased on site or prior to the event via www.livenation.com. VIP Parking offers you Rockstar Parking just outside the venue gates!  When you enter Museum Campus Drive, message boards will direct you where VIP Parking is if still available.  If you have VIP Parking passes please show these to the TMA’s and they will direct you as needed. Additional fees may be associated with early entry in the pay to park locations.

    Oversized vehicles: include busses and RV’s – may drop off at the McFetridge turnarounds for all shows. There is no overnight parking permitted at the venue. Any unauthorized vehicles on site after an event will be towed at the owner’s expense.

    Limousines & Uber: can drop off and pick up on the westbound (north) side of Solidarity for standard shows. For Expanded Shows, limos must drop off and pick up at the turnaround on McFetridge Dr.

    Regular show parking fees:

    • Adler: $35
    • East Museum: $35
    • North Garage: $30

Venue ADA Access and Accommodations

  1. Guests with Disabilities
  2. Hearing Assistance
  1. Guests with Disabilities

    Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island strives to ensure that all of guests have a great time at the venue. If you need additional assistance while you are here, please make sure you let the venue know.

    • Ticketing: ADA tickets can be purchased online via www.livenation.com. You do not need to call the box office to place an order as all of our accessible tickets are available through www.livenation.com. Look for the handicap logo on the Find Tickets page to view all available accessible seats. We do have accessible seating in every price range, but be advised it does occasionally sell out. We have very limited seating available for guests on the day of the event so please make sure you purchase accessible seating when you order tickets.
    • Day of Show Parking: Accessible Parking is at Soldier Field’s North Garage.  There are also a limited number of spaces in the VIP lot (Adler Parking Lot off Linn White Drive). All Accessible Parking is subject to the parking fees posted by the parking lot operators.
    • Accessible Stations: if you have questions or need assistance we have a location staffed with customer service employees to help answer questions related to seating or other accommodations. This station is located at the Info Booth next to the VIP Club.
    • Unexpected Needs: if you have had an injury or illness that prevents you from using the original seat you purchased, we strongly recommend going through www.livenation.com to exchange all tickets for accessible seating. We will have a very limited number of seats available on the day of the show for such issues, but we cannot guarantee we will be able to seat you. Please remember that accessible seating permits for the guest with the accessible need and one companion.
    • Interpreter Requests: if you will need an interpreter for an event, please give us at least 2 weeks notice to secure. Guests that request an interpreter will need to pick up their tickets at will call. When the tickets are picked up we will introduce you to your interpreter for the evening and take you to your seats. There is no charge for interpreter services. Please call 312-540-2668 to arrange for an interpreter for your visit.
    • Accommodations: the venue has designated ADA restrooms on site, located in the north bank of restrooms, under the spot towers, as well as next to section 314. If you are in our VIP seating area, there is a private ADA restroom within the main trailer off the VIP patio. All concession stand and merchandise locations are accessible as well.
  2. Hearing Assistance

    Guests that require assisted listening devices can contact our venue office prior to the event to arrange for a device. Please give us at least 2 days notice. Guests that require interpreter service can call the venue and arrange this for any event. We need at least 2 weeks notice to secure an interpreter. We can be reached at 312-540-2668.