Dance Music NW

The DMNW Last-Minute Guide to FVDED in the Park 2017

Back for its third year, FVDED in the Park is set to take over Surrey, British Columbia’s Holland Park this weekend. Featuring some of the best in Hip Hop and Electronic Dance Music, FVDED has become one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier summer music festivals. Names like Zedd, the Weeknd, deadmau5, Jack Ü and Travis Scott have graced the FVDED stage in years past. This year, Blueprint Events continues to bring the heat, enlisting the Chainsmokers, Wiz Khalifa, Yellow Claw, Dillon Francis, just to name a few! Whether it’s your second or third FVDED, or your first, here are some things to know before you make your journey to Holland Park:

Location:
Holland Park, Surrey, British Columbia. About 24 miles southeast from Downtown Vancouver.

Weather Forecast:

  • Friday, July 7: 79° /55° “Partly sunny and beautiful”
  • Saturday, July 8: 83° /56° “Abundant sunshine”

*courtesy Accuweather

Gate Times:
1 PM Local Time. 11 PM Curfew.

Last-Minute Tickets:
2-day, 1-day and VIP passes available online.

Wristband Pickup:
Tickets, both physical and digital, will need to be exchanged for wristbands, which can be done at the FVDED Box Office at Holland Park starting at 11 AM Friday and Saturday. 1-day wristbands can only be picked up on the day that tickets were purchased for. VIP ticket holders will be able to receive wristbands at the dedicated VIP lane, located at the main entrance off King George Blvd. Wristbands are non-transferrable and entry will be denied if yours appears to look tampered with. Gates open at 1PM.

Advanced Wristband Pickup:
2-day GA and VIP ticket holders can receive their festival wristbands days in advance at from either of the following locations:

  • Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville Street)
    +Wednesday July 5th: 11AM – 5:30PM
    +Thursday July 6th: 11AM – 7PM
  • Holland Park – King George Entrance
    +Wednesday July 5th: 11AM – 7PM
    +Thursday July 6th: 11AM – 7PM

Ticket holders MUST bring credit card used to purchase, ID and printed ticket or email confirmation with scan-friendly mobile barcode. You can’t pick up someone else’s wristband.

Transportation:

Parking near Holland Park is limited. While there are lots and garages available offsite, and within walking distance, public transportation is highly recommended. The King George Skytrain Station is located directly across from the FVDED venue, and the Surrey Central Station and the Surrey Central Exchange bus loop are a short walk away. Both stations offer transportation to downtown Vancouver, and beyond. Plan your trip using the Translink Trip Planner.

Free H20:
There WILL be a free water station on site. You ARE allowed to bring in one empty, reusable water bottle or empty camelback.

Some Prohibited Items:

  • Booze and drugs
  • Outside food, cans, coolers, barbecue grills, lawn chairs
  • Hula Hoops
  • Spray-on sunscreen

*For a full list of what you can’t bring, check out the FVDED in the Park app, available for free download.

Stuff You CAN Bring

  • Small bag
  • Small backpack
  • Blanket
  • Prescription medication in clearly and correctly labeled bottles
  • Sunscreen cream and gels
  • Gerald Pinatas
  • Good Vibes

Something To Put All That Stuff In?
2-day locker rentals are available for $35 CAD (appx. $27 USD). You can reserve one online, in advance, or on site.

Set Times:
Available now on the FVDED in the Park app.

Official After-Parties:
Check out the list so far!

Will you be joining us at Holland Park this weekend? Who are you looking forward to most seeing perform? Let us know in the comments below!

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