In just a few days we’ll be kicking off Labor Day weekend for the seventh year, taking over Ascarate Park in El Paso! Before you head down to the Texas desert, we’ve compiled a quick guide on what you need to know for your holiday weekend.

Before you hit the grounds running, check out the following roundup of crucial info’ that’ll help you pull off a seamless festival experience. Grab the official mobile app free for Android and iOS devices to create your own schedule, view the festival map, learn about the DJs set to perform, and so much more. Don’t miss a beat, download the app!

Hours of Operation: September 2-3rd

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Plot your arrival for the big weekend with festivities beginning at 5:00 PM and coming to a close at 2:00 AM each night.

  • Parking lots open at 4:00 PM
  • Box office opens at 4:00 PM
  • Gates open at 5:00 PM
  • Event ends at 2:00 AM
  • Parking lots close at 3:00 AM

Getting Here

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For those catching a cab, or copping a ride from friends and family, you can find the drop-off and pick-up location to the right of the main gate, as you enter from Delta Drive.

If you’re planning to drive, please CARPOOL with fellow attendees as space is limited. Parking will be held inside the park and costs $5.00 per car — cash only — with lots opening at 4:00 PM each day. Bring canned goods and donate to the food drive to gain express entry, plus a chance to win VIP upgrades and passes to next year’s party!

Hail an Uber and Get Your First Ride on Us

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The most convenient and safe way to travel is to fare split an Uber with your crew! Thanks to our partnership with Uber, we’re offering FREE rides (up to $20) for first-time users to enjoy $20 OFF. Just enter the promo code “SCMF17” for your first ride on us!

What Should I Bring?

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Be sure to bring your SCMF ticket and valid identification. To prevent running into any trouble at the front gates, quickly review our rundown of accepted versus prohibited items.

Artist Schedule

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Browse the scheduled program of events including a complete list of artist set times and stage hop around the grounds of Ascarate Park. Don’t miss a beat, to create your own personal list of must-see shows, simply login with Facebook and ‘add’ your hand-picked sets to the My Schedule feature!

Map Out Your Weekend

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Locate whatever you may need by checking out our handy festival map! Make the most of your time in the Sun by taking advantage of our many amenities. Find the best spots to chill-out, snap some pics with your squad, and refill at the free water station while hopping across the grounds. We’ve got you covered with a wide array of delicious cuisine at our yummy food vendors to our festive retailers that’ll bring your experience to life.