Dickson County Fairground Policies 

ADA Compliance 

Dickson County Fairground provides an ADA accessible area for any patron requiring ADA seating, plus one guest. Disabled or elderly may utilize handicap parking at the entry gates. 

Ticketing Options 

4- Person Reserved VIP Pod SPECIAL: Allows for 4 people at the price of 3 people. 

4-Person GA lawn ticket: One Ticket is valid for 4 people 

2-Person GA lawn ticket: One Ticket is valid for 2 people 

Single GA ticket: Valid for one person 


Guests sitting in the same pod MUST arrive at the same time for entry. Tickets are only sold as either  4-person reserved pod, a 2-person lawn ticket, or a 4-person lawn ticket. 

**There is ONE (1) ticket for each of these tiers** 

For example: ONE (1)  4-person lawn ticket is valid for FOUR (4) people, ONE reserved pod ticket is valid for FOUR (4) people, and ONE (1) 2 person lawn ticket is valid for TWO (2) people. 

Again, each person in your group MUST arrive at the same time for entry and be scanned in together. No Exceptions. Please plan accordingly and we will see you soon! 


The following items are not permitted inside: 

Animals (Service Animals are permitted) 

Umbrellas (ponchos and raincoats are permitted in case of rain) 

Tents, Pop Ups, Canopies of any type, 

Chairs with canopies/tops, reclining chairs 

Backpacks of any kind, including drawstring (Diaper Bags are permitted) 



Car Seats (Strollers permitted) 


Illegal Substances 

Large purses or bags of any kind (Larger than 14”x14”x6”)(Diaper Bags are permitted) 

Laser pens/pointers 

Professional cameras/detachable lenses 

Video and Audio recording devices/camera 

Weapons/ Firearms 

Coolers over the 28 qt capacity

The following items are allowed inside: 

Cell phones  


Lawn Chairs : Guests may bring lawn chairs. Small lawn chairs or foldable camp chairs only. Canopy chairs not permitted. Chairs are not provided.

Coolers will be allowed but must follow the sizing guidelines (maximum size 28 qt) 

Dress Code 

Patrons entering must be properly dressed (including a shirt and shoes) and must remain clothed at all times within the venue. 


Patrons should allow ample time for mandatory security procedures when entering. Security procedures may include a bag search or metal detection. Bags and purses can be no longer than 14”x14”x6” (diaper bags are permitted) 

Firearms and Weapons of any kind are prohibited. 


Throwing any object at any time is strictly prohibited. Any person witnessed throwing a projectile of any size is subject to ejection from the venue. 


Re-Entry is strictly prohibited during ticketed events. 

Smoking/ Vaping 

Dickson County Fairgrounds is proud to provide a Smoke-Free/ Vape-Free concert experience for our guests. 

***Smoking/Vaping is only permitted in the designated smoking/ vaping area.*** 

Smoking/ Vaping is not permitted inside the seating/ listening areas of the venue. This policy is strictly enforced. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Special Effects 

Please be advised that events may feature special effects including but not limited to: 


Lasers Strobe Lights 



ETix is the only authorized ticketing agent for Dickson County Fairgrounds. Patrons are encouraged to use caution if purchasing tickets from unauthorized vendors or websites. The selling of tickets on or near the venue is strictly prohibited. Reselling of tickets is prohibited. We are not responsible for tickets sold by resellers or third parties. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Where can I purchase tickets to concerts and events? 

Online at www.SoundsOnTheGrounds.com or www.ETix.com 

ETix is the only authorized seller of tickets 

*Box office at entry gates will open at 2pm on day of show*

Are coolers allowed? 

Coolers that meet the 28qt maximum size guidelines are permitted. Any cooler over 28qt will not be permitted. 

$25 cooler fee per cooler 

Subject to inspection 

Please no glass bottles 

Strictly Enforced 

What are the food and drink options available? 

There will be food and drink available to purchase from food trucks, concessions, and our sponsor, Zaxby’s. 

Are children required to have tickets? 

13 years of age or under gets in free with each paid ticket. One free 13 and under ticket allowed per paid admission. 

What is your rain/ severe weather policy? 

Concerts are rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, we may pause or delay the concert until severe weather passes. In the event of an emergency or severe weather, we have procedures in place to keep everyone safe. You may bring a poncho or raincoat. Umbrellas are not allowed. 

Cancellations will only occur in the event of severe weather, artist cancellation, or an act of God. In the event of a show cancellation, an announcement will be made and ticket holders will be notified and informed. Refunds will be in the event of a cancellation. There may be a reschedule date offered. 

Is there an ATM on site? 

There is no ATM on site, however; credit and debit cards are accepted at the venue. 

Is Dickson County Fairgrounds ADA compliant? 

Yes, Dickson County Fairgrounds is ADA compliant and accessible. Dickson County Fairground provides an ADA accessible area for any patron requiring ADA seating, plus one guest. Disabled or elderly may utilize handicap parking at the entry gates. 

When do the gates open and when does the concert begin? 

Festival gates open at 10am. Activities and local bands also begin at 10am

Concert gates will open at 4:00 p.m. and the concert begins at 6:00 p.m. 

Where can we stay overnight locally? 

Visit www.dicksoncountychamber.com/destination-dickson 

Click on the “stay” tab to find lodging options available in area 

What dining options are available to eat before/after the show? 

Dickson has many one-of-a-kind dining options for tourists. You can review options by visiting: https://www.dicksoncountychamber.com/destination-dickson 

Click on the “Food & Drink” tab.