OUR 2016 LINEUP WAS AMAZING…
CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES TO FIND OUR WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2017.

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The MAIN STAGE is our main festival day and we are taking AAHH! FEST to a whole new level with a brand new All Star line-up of legendary Hip-Hop and R&B artists!

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COMMUNITY STAGE is a special day for the youth and families of Chicago where local
talent from across the city audition for a chance to perform on the MAIN STAGE on
September 25.

OUR 2016 LINEUP WAS AMAZING…
CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES TO FIND
OUR WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2017.

SUN, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016

MAIN STAGE

2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

HOSTED BY DEON COLE

COMMON featuring ICE CUBE
BILAL + J. COLE + THE ROOTS
VIC MENSA + JEREMIH
THE INTERNET + SIR THE BAPTIST
LIVE DJ BATTLE

OPEN TO AGES 18+

The MAIN STAGE is our main festival day and we are taking AAHH! FEST to a whole new level with a brand new All Star line-up of legendary Hip-Hop and R&B artists!

SAT, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

COMMUNITY STAGE

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

HOSTED BY MALIK YUSEF

TINK + TAYLOR BENNETT

PERFORMANCES BY CHICAGO’S TOP TALENT
FOOD + GAMES + HEALTH & WELLNESS ZONE
ARTS ZONE + COLLEGE & CAREERS ZONE
OPEN TO ALL AGES

COMMUNITY STAGE is a special day for the youth and families of Chicago where local talent from across the city audition for a chance to perform on the MAIN STAGE on September 25.

FESTIVAL GUIDE

AGE

The COMMUNITY Day will run on the 24th September Doors from 11:00am – 3:00pm and is open to all ages.The MAIN Festival will run on the 25th September Doors from 2:00pm – 11:00pm and is open to ages 18 and older.Proper identification will be required.

HOURS

The Park will open at 2:00pm and close at 11:00pm.

PHOTOGRAPHY

No video recorders and no cameras with detachable lenses will be allowed.

RE-ENTRY

There will be no re-entry into the Park.

ALCOHOL

No alcohol will be allowed into the Park. All purses, backpacks, bags will be searched upon entry. No exceptions. Alcohol may not be purchased by or served to anyone under 21.

MEDIA

All media inquires and requests for credentials should be sent to media@aahhfest.com or call 844-312-AAHH.

PARKING

Street parking is available around the Park, but it is limited. Public transportation is strongly suggested. The Park is close walking distance (2 mins) from the Green Line, Ashland-Lake stop.

REFUNDS

There will be no refunds issued for tickets. If you cannot attend, you may give your ticket to another guest. Note, each ticket will only scan once; duplicate tickets are will not be accepted.

ZERO TOLERANCE

Possessing or using any illegal substances outside or inside of the festival grounds will not be tolerated. Narcotics officers, security, and staff will be working in and around Union Park enforcing all drug-related laws. Violators in possession of illegal substances will be prosecuted. If you appear to be intoxicated at the entrance of the festival, security will not allow you to enter the Park. Event Producers reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone.

MEDICAL

It is important to stay hydrated and to eat throughout the day; if you need medical assistance please visit the Wellness Tent. There will also be Wellness Team members walking around the festival grounds in bright Orange shirts. Please let them know if you or someone near you needs assistance.

GRILLING

There will be no grilling allowed on festival grounds.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Glowsticks, large lounge chairs, tents, knives or anything deemed a weapon, video or audio recording devices, professional cameras, pets, food, glass containers, aerosol cans of ANY kind, drugs or drug paraphernalia, unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling or giveaways.

WEATHER

The AAHH Fest will proceed Rain or Shine! If rain is in the forecast, please dress accordingly, however, umbrellas are not allowed on the festival grounds. Please understand that we will do our best to continue the show; however if there is extreme inclement weather that poses a threat to artists or festival attendees, the organizers reserve the right to delay or cancel any part of the show, without refunds.

FESTIVAL GUIDE

Age

Age

The COMMUNITY Day will run on the 24th September Doors from 11:00am – 3:00pm and is open to all ages.The MAIN Festival will run on the 25th September Doors from 2:00pm – 11:00pm and is open to ages 18 and older.Proper identification will be required.

Hours

Hours

The Park will open at 2:00pm and close at 11:00pm.

Photography

Photography

No video recorders and no cameras with detachable lenses will be allowed.

Zero Tolerance

Zero Tolerance

Possessing or using any illegal substances outside or inside of the festival grounds will not be tolerated. Narcotics officers, security, and staff will be working in and around Union Park enforcing all drug-related laws. Violators in possession of illegal substances will be prosecuted. If you appear to be intoxicated at the entrance of the festival, security will not allow you to enter the Park. Event Producers reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone.

Alcohol

Alcohol

No alcohol will be allowed into the Park. All purses, backpacks, bags will be searched upon entry. No exceptions. Alcohol may not be purchased by or served to anyone under 21.

Media

Media

All media inquires and requests for credentials should be sent to media@aahhfest.com or call 844-312-AAHH.

Parking

Parking

Street parking is available around the Park, but it is limited. Public transportation is strongly suggested. The Park is close walking distance (2 mins) from the Green Line, Ashland-Lake stop.

Refunds

Refunds

There will be no refunds issued for tickets. If you cannot attend, you may give your ticket to another guest. Note, each ticket will only scan once; duplicate tickets are will not be accepted.

Re-entry

Re-entry

There will be no re-entry into the Park.

Grilling

Grilling

There will be no grilling allowed on festival grounds.

Medical

Medical

It is important to stay hydrated and to eat throughout the day; if you need medical assistance please visit the Wellness Tent. There will also be Wellness Team members walking around the festival grounds in bright Orange shirts. Please let them know if you or someone near you needs assistance.

Prohibited Items

Prohibited Items

Glowsticks, large lounge chairs, tents, knives or anything deemed a weapon, video or audio recording devices, professional cameras, pets, food, glass containers, aerosol cans of ANY kind, drugs or drug paraphernalia, unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling or giveaways.

Weather

Weather

The AAHH Fest will proceed Rain or Shine! If rain is in the forecast, please dress accordingly, however, umbrellas are not allowed on the festival grounds. Please understand that we will do our best to continue the show; however if there is extreme inclement weather that poses a threat to artists or festival attendees, the organizers reserve the right to delay or cancel any part of the show, without refunds.

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