Frequently Asked Questions

Is the area handicap accessible?

  • Yes

Is the general admission all lawn seating?

  • Yes, bring a chair or blanket

Will you have tents available?

  • Yes, in the tents there will be misting cooling fans, chairs and shade.
  • If you’re still nervous about the heat, come out a little later
    We go on ’til at least 10:00


Can we bring an Umbrella or Canopy/Tent?

  • Yes, Small umbrellas and beach shades are permitted, as long as they are kept low and not blocking anyone’s view.
    Larger tents and canopies are only permitted along the back fence, while there’s room (12′). First come, first served.


Scattered Showers?

  • #MuSic4MS is rain or shine
    We have several tents within the fenced area so we can provide some cover if it rains, however, lightning shuts everything down outdoors. The police determine if we can restart.

Where do I park?

  • Parking is right on the festival grounds
    Parking is FREE!

Do you have a hashtag?

  • Yes, Yes, please use #MuSic4MS when you post your pix to facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc
    We have a MuSic For MS Snapchat Filter for Sat at Hartwood Acres, day of the event, from noon to midnight

I have purchased the 4 or 10 pack of tickets.
Can I change the names on the tickets? Can I just give them to someone else?
What about the photo ID required?

  • Yes, you get 4 or 10 admissions at the gate and you pass them out.
    Photo ID required only for the primary ticket purchaser to check-in
    or for anyone to purchase alcohol
  • If you need to change the primary ticket purchaser name, please contact us

What amenities, food and drink will be provided in the Private VIP tent?

  • Admission, festival tee shirts, soft drinks, chairs, shade
  • Great food
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Soft Drinks
  • Schmoozing
  • Free 12▽ admission does NOT include VIP admission

What are festival times?

  • Gates open at 3:00 PM, music starts around 3:30 and ends around 10:00

Is there a schedule of when the different bands are playing?

  • We’ll post it here as soon as it’s available

Are we permitted to bring coolers into the festival?


Are dogs permitted?

  • Sorry, no
    As this event involves amplified music, dancing and children, no animals will be admitted to this event with the exception of properly designated and restrained service animals for participants with disabilities.

How do I get to Hartwood Acres?

Where can we stay near Hartwood Acres?

  • There are many places.
    • The closest hotel is about 5 miles, See all Hotels
    • Bed and Breakfasts near
    • Fairfield Inn & Suites at McCandless Crossing is the official hotel of Music For MS 2017.  The hotel is located just 6.5 miles from Hartwood Acres.  A limited number of discount-price rooms are being held for attendees of the Festival. To secure rooms for yourself or your out-of-town guests, call 1-800-321-2211 and ask for the Music For MS rate. Rooms must be booked by July 12, 2017. 
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