BLOCK FESTIVAL INFO

Snowboard Block Festival is back to welcome in the winter-season, and it's bigger and better than ever! We've expanded the event to two days and moved to a new location right in the heart of Downtown Denver. Come check out this season's best snowboard films premiered on a giant screen, a brand new 3-story street-style pro jam with your favorite pro riders on real snow, plus some of the world's top musical artists on the outdoor sound stage. You definitely don't want to miss out on the industry's most anticipated snowboard festival of the season. GET YOUR 2-DAY PASSES NOW!

 

FESTIVAL DATES/ TIMES

  • Friday, October 14, 2016   5pm - 10pm
  • Saturday, October 15, 2016   1pm - 10pm

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LOCATION/ ADDRESS

     Denver Performing Arts Complex & Sculpture Park:                                                                                                                                                    1231 Champa Street, Denver, CO 80204

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AGE RESTRICTIONS:  All ages event // 21 + to drink

This event was created for everyone in the snowboard community and our goal is to ensure everyone has a great experience, while remaining safe at the same time.

  • Age 15 & under: Adult supervision required
  • Age 16-18: Adult supervision advised
  • All attendees 21 and over must present a valid form of ID in order to participate in the consumption of alcohol. Anyone with an expired or invalid ID will not be allowed to drink.

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RULES OF ENTRY

  • All attendees must provide a valid event ticket to gain entrance to the Festival.
  • One event entry is on Champa St. between 13th St. and Speer Blvd. the other is through the Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex at 1400 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80204
  • Re-entry is permitted only for  those aged 21 and over.
  • Attendee who appear intoxicated at entry may be turned away. Snowboard Block Festival reserves the right to deny anyone entry due to misconduct or over intoxication.

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PARKING
The eight-story, DPAC parking garage is located onsite and can accommodate 1,700 vehicles. There are two garage entrances. One located on Arapahoe Street and the second on 13th Street. Additional parking is available at the Colorado Convention Center Parking Garage located at the corner of Speer Blvd and Champa Street, just 2 blocks south of the DPAC garage.

If you decide to drive to the event, please drive sober or have a Designated Sober Driver to escort you home at the end of the night. DUI's aren't fun for anyone.

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PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • No outside food or drink permitted. Food trucks and bars will an abundance of options served both days.
  • No glass containers permitted.
  • No weapons of any kind permitted.
  • No digital, film or video cameras (other than cell phones) permitted unless proper media credentials have been obtained from the organizers.

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ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES

Consumption or possession of any illegal substances while in attendance will result in immediate removal from the festival. We know Colorado is a "green friendly" state, but please keep in mind that this is a public event and public consumption of marijuana is still illegal.

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ALTITUDE
To anyone traveling in from outside our Mile High City, please be aware of the affects of high altitude. Stay hydrated, wear sunscreen, and please mind your alcohol consumption. There are various water stations around the festival so please be sure to drink water.  Altitude sickness and/or sunburn could really ruin your day at the festival.

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CROWD SURFING/ MOSHING
While there are no laws in Colorado against crowd surfing or moshing, we would like everyone to be as careful as possible during the event. If an attendee seems to be a threat to themselves or others, removal from the event may occur.

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ARTIST CONTENT
The event will feature videos, live performances and announcements. Some lyrics, gestures, announcements or other content may be offensive to certain individuals. We ask that anyone who would be offended by such content not attend. If anyone believes such content is unsuitable for minors, please keep them at home.

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DISABLED PATRON ACCESS
Snowboard Block Festival is fully wheelchair accessible.

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EMERGENCY EVACUATION
In the unlikely event of an emergency evacuation, we request that all attendees please follow all directions and demands made by security and police officials onsite.

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HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
A list of recommended hotels and accommodations will be provided shortly for those visiting Denver from out of town. Check back closer to the event for a list of hotels offering discount rates specifically for Snowboard Block Festivalgoers.

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DIRECTIONS TO THE FESTIVAL

  • From Denver International Airport (DIA):
    • Head north on Pena Blvd. for about 11 miles.
    • Merge onto I-70 West. Continue for approximately 5 miles.
    • Merge onto I-25 South. Continue for approximately 2 miles.
    • Exit the freeway at Speer Blvd (Exit 212B). Turn left (south) onto Speer Blvd.
    • After approximately 1 mile, turn left onto Arapahoe St. 
    • The DPAC parking garage is on your immediate right, between Speer and 14th Streets.
  • From the South:
    • Head North on I-25 toward Downtown Denver.
    • Exit the freeway at Speer Blvd. (Exit 212). Turn left (south) onto Speer Blvd.
    • After approximately 1 mile, turn left onto Arapahoe St. 
    • The DPAC parking garage is on your immediate right, between Speer and 14th Streets.
  • From the East:
    • Head West on I-70 toward Downtown Denver.
    • Merge onto I-25 South. 
    • Exit the freeway at Speer Blvd (Exit 212B). Turn left (south) onto Speer Blvd.
    • After approximately 1 mile, turn left onto Arapahoe St. 
    • The DPAC parking garage is on your immediate right, between Speer and 14th Streets.

To search using your GPS system or an online map, please use the following address: 1350 Arapahoe Street, Denver, CO 80204           Please note this is not a mailing address.

Don’t forget that you can park and ride! To use the RTD Light Rail system, take trains D, F or H to the Theatre District Convention Center Light Rail stop. The Denver Performing Arts Complex is directly across Champa Street from the stop.