Concert Q & A
All of us at Spyglass try to make our concerts a fun and safe time for everyone. In order to do this we do have to set a few ground rules:
BACKYARD CONCERT SERIES & EVENTS FAQ'S
QUESTIONS ANSWERED & RULES PRESENTED FOR EVENTS AT SPYGLASS RIDGE WINERY
No large coolers are permitted to be brought on the grounds. ONLY six pack size hard or soft coolers are permitted and subject to inspection at any time.
Grills and glass containers are not permitted in the parking areas.
No professional cameras (with a removable lens), or recording devices.
No laser pointers, or weapons.
Personal food items in clear, disposable, non-glass containers and sealed plastic bottles of water are permitted. No other outside beverages are permitted, only UN-OPENED bottles of Spyglass wine will be permitted through the gates.
Footwear must be worn at all times.
All performances are outdoor and rain or shine, please dress accordingly. We discourage using umbrellas and recommend rain ponchos in the event of rain.
Seating is not provided, low-back lawn chairs are permitted.
Pop up canopy space is first come, first serve. Canopies will only be allowed on designated perimeter areas of the field and must be set up the day before the event. Pop up canopies can be no larger than 10x10.
Trash cans are located throughout the venue, please use them!
ABSOLUTELY NO RE-ENTRY: Once you enter the grounds through the gate(s) you are not permitted to leave and re-enter. Please be sure you have everything you need before entering and also leave everything that is not permitted on the grounds in your vehicle.
Q - Where are the concerts held?
A - All of our concerts are outdoor and the main stage is at the corner of the property near the pond. Tickets are general admission/field, no seating is provided so please bring a lawn chair. Venue & parking maps are posted on our website.
Q - Where is the parking for concerts and what does it cost?
A - Across from winery, field parking - $5 to $10 per car
Preferred parking, above vineyard on winery grounds - $5 per person (limited)
Handicap parking - limited in front of winery at main gate (free with placard ON THE WINERY GROUNDS ONLY-NOT ACROSS THE ROAD until lot is filled, all overflow will be directed to parking in general admission lot.) Venue & parking maps are posted on our website.
Q - Is there handicapped parking and /or access for concerts?
A - Handicap parking (limited) is free in front of the winery ON THE WINERY GROUNDS ONLY if you have a placard for your vehicle. Once that lot is full all overflow will be directed to park in general admission parking across the road from the winery. This parking area does not belong to the winery. We can arrange an escort to the field from the handicapped parking area if necessary.
Q - How do I get preferred parking for a concert?
A - The preferred parking area at the top of the hill is reserved for VIP access, vendor parking, Season Pass holders and we sometimes have a few extra to sell to the public. These remaining parking passes are put on sale approximately 2 weeks before each concert. The sale date and time of parking passes along with the link to purchase them will be posted on our Facebook page and sent out in an email blast to our email list.
Q - What time do the concerts start?
A - Our gates open at 5pm for all concerts. THIS IS NOT SHOWTIME. Showtimes are always approximate and depend on when the band(s) are finished with sound checks, meet & greets (when available), etc. Usually the headlining act will go on stage around the time of sunset, depending on if/when any opening band(s) perform.
Q - What about food and/or drink?
A - Personal food items in clear, disposable, non-glass containers and sealed plastic bottles of water are permitted. No other outside beverages permitted. We have several food trucks on site with a variety of food and non-alcoholic beverages for sale and a large wine and beer tent where you may purchase Spyglass wine, beer and slushies.
Q - I'm coming from out of town, where can I stay?
A - On our contact page you can find links to our local visitors bureau and lodging that we recommend along with transportation options. Susquehanna Valley Limousine www.svlimo.com offers shuttle services (for an additional fee) to/from these local hotels and campgrounds to all of our concerts; Irish Valley Campground, Fantasy Island Campground, Econolodge in Shamokin Dam, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express & Comfort Inn in Selinsgrove.
Q - Can children attend concerts?
A - Yes, children are permitted to attend concerts at Spyglass, however, please remember that alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed at our concerts. Be advised not all concerts are appropriate for children. Children under 10 years of age are admitted free, all others will require a regular price ticket. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT AT ALL TIMES WHILE ON THE CONCERT GROUNDS.
Q - Can pets attend concerts?
A - Yes, pets are permitted at our concerts if they are people and pet friendly. PETS MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES, BE LICENSED AND HAVE ALL CURRENT SHOTS/VACCINES .
Q - Is smoking permitted?
A - If you must smoke while on the grounds, we ask that you be mindful of the people around you and take a stroll to the back of the field away from crowded areas.