FAQs


  • Where will EST Fest be held?? Ohio Dreams in Butler, OH
  • Is this for real? Can I really go to a 2-day raging festival with live music, swimming, camping AND BYOB for one flat rate? Yes folks! Camping is included. This is why EST Fest 2017 will go down in history!!! 
  • When should we arrive/ leave? Official times will be released at a later date. You will arrive Friday and depart Sunday. Check back closer to the festival opening date. The best way to travel? Carpool!
  • How old do you have to be to attend? 18. 
  • Is parking free? No, but we highly recommend carpooling
  • How much are tickets? Tickets are on sale now! Purchase tickets here. We want everyone to experience EST Fest 2017, no matter your budget. There is also an opportunity to volunteer for a discounted ticket price. Committed applicants only!
  • Can I stay in a hotel and still attend EST FEST? Yes! Camping is encouraged, not required! 
  • So can I leave and go to my hotel and come back? Yes! 
  • Will you post set times? Yes. Set times will be posted on the website a couple days before the festival.
  • I’m under 18 and I want to go to EST FEST, what do I need to know? All Attendees must be over the age of 18.
  • BYOB / What exactly does this mean? Adults over 21 years of age are allowed to bring in their own beer, soft drinks, liquor or water in cans or plastic containers. Absolutely NO GLASS. Any glass products will be confiscated by gate security who WILL search your car and cooler.
  • Will there be life guards at the pool? Yes! Licensed Life Guards will be on duty all weekend.
  • What happens when I arrive? Your car will be searched for bottles (and bodies) and your cooler will be examined. No weapons, glass or other prohibited items are allowed on site. You will be asked to sign a waiver in order to enter Ohio Dreams. You will pay your admission or present your tickets and then drive to your parking spot and enter the park. 
  • Will there be firewood and ice available? Yes. Firewood and ice will be available for purchase all weekend.
  • Is there somewhere to shower and use the restroom? Yes! There will be showers and restrooms on site.
  • Can I bring my grill or a pit or things to light my fire pit? Yes, these items are permitted.
  • If I apply to become a Volunteer, should I send an email to check on the status of my application? No. Please be patient as our team must correspond with all applicants. You will receive an email regarding your application and you will be provided all the information you need to become a Volunteer!
  • What does the Early Bird ticket include? Same as General Admission, but because you purchase your ticket early, you receive a break on the ticket price! All ticket holders have access to two days of camping, live music and the experience of a lifetime!
  • Is camping included in my ticket? Yes.