FAQs | NC State LIVE@the Lot

Where is the Lot?
Our drive-in concert will be held in the Spring Hill Park and Ride Lot. The Lot’s address is 698 Barbour Drive, Raleigh NC 27603. If you enter “Spring Hill Park and Ride” into Google Maps, it will get you to the lot. SEE MAP HERE. 

Do I need a ticket?
Yes, One Vehicle Pass is required per vehicle due to the limited number of parking spaces available. You may bring as many people as your vehicle can accommodate with seat belts. No bikes will be permitted. The event is currently at capacity, but you can sign up for the waitlist here.

How will the concert’s audio be streamed?
The audio from the concert will only be available on a radio frequency. Attendees will tune in to the radio station in their vehicle. The frequency will be announced at the event. 

When should I arrive?
Gates and Food Trucks will open at 5:30pm. The concert will begin at 6:30pm. Please be considerate and arrive before the show begins.

Can I still attend the event if I am running late?
Entry will be permitted until 10 minutes after the concert has started.

Can we sit outside of or on top of our vehicle (i.e. in our truck bed, on the tailgate, in the back of our SUV, on lawn chairs, etc.)?
Under the mass gathering guidelines set forth by the State of North Carolina, guests will NOT be permitted to sit outside of their vehicle. You must remain in your vehicle at all times, except to use the restroom. Remember, the concert will be transmitted through your radio, so inside your vehicle will offer the best audio experience.

How long is the concert?
Rissi Palmer and her band will take the stage at 6:30pm and play for 75 minutes.

What happens if it rains?
The concert can proceed in light rain, but will be rescheduled if weather forecast is severe. The rain date is set for Saturday, October 24 with gates opening at 5:30pm and the concert at 6:30pm. We will let registrants know via email and on the website if the concert is going to be moved to the rain date.

How will food from food trucks be delivered to my car?
You will be able to place your order and purchase food from BulkogiPoblanos Tacos, and Magnificent Concessions food trucks using the Street Food Finder app your cell phone. We encourage you to download the the Street Food Finder app before attending. Food Truck staff will deliver your food to your car.

Can I bring my own food?
Yes, attendees are welcome to bring their own food to eat in their car. Food trucks will also be available on site offering cell-phone ordering and delivery (see question above).

Is alcohol allowed?
No. Alcohol is not allowed at this event.

Can I walk or bike to the event?
No. To ensure physical distancing all attendees must be in a vehicle at the event. 

Are pets allowed?
No. For the safety and comfort of others, pets are not permitted at the event. Only service animals are allowed.

Will there be restrooms?
Yes. On-site portable restrooms will be available.

Do I have to wear a face covering when walking to the restroom?
Yes. Attendees are required to wear a face covering anytime they are outside of their vehicle, including when they are walking to or from the restroom.

Can I leave my vehicle engine running during the concert?
No. Vehicles should be turned off during the event. You may briefly turn on your vehicle to clear your windows, if necessary. 

Will physical distancing be in effect at this event?
Yes. Please remain inside your vehicle during the event, unless you are walking to or from the restroom. Always keep a 6-foot physical distance from others when on the grounds. Do not attend the event if you are sick or have been around someone that has been sick.

How does parking work?
Parking attendants will direct you to your parking space. We will be spacing the cars out so that we can plan for social distancing measures. We will also park more compact cars closer to the stage and taller vehicles a bit further away. The stage will be elevated to be visible from all parking spaces.

Can children get out and play?
No, remember there are cars driving around and restrictions on physical distancing are in place. Please keep yourself and your family members inside the vehicle unless you are using the restroom facilities.

Can I smoke?
Smoking is prohibited on the grounds. There will not be any designated smoking areas available.

Can I leave and come back in?
No. Please see the staff in the event you have an emergency and need to leave. They will help safely guide you out of the event if necessary.  

What COVID-19 precautions are you taking?

  • Reduced parking lot capacity with space between vehicles. 
  • Vehicle passes are available online only. No passes will be available in person.    
  • Limited contact between patrons and staff at the gate during check-in.
  • All staff will be wearing face coverings.  
  • We have reduced the number of touch points to the bare minimum.
  • Increased cleaning and disinfecting of the bathrooms and any touch points. 
  • Social distancing line markers on the ground and at the entrance to the restrooms. 
  • Patrons are to stay in their vehicles unless they are going to the restrooms.
  • Patrons must wear face coverings when walking to and from the restrooms.
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