With very few exceptions, every guest speaker and performer who attends the Fest signs autographs for attendees free of charge. These autograph sessions take place at specific times, with details released with the Schedule of Events. Exceptions, if any, will be noted on the Schedule of Events.
BATTLE OF THE BEATLES BANDS
The Battle of the Beatles Bands takes place on Sunday late afternoon at each Fest. The contest is open to all bands consisting of three or more Fest attendees. Participating bands only need to bring guitars, cords for their instruments, and drumsticks. All other equipment is provided by the Fest. If you'd like to enter the Battle of the Bands for the Chicago Fest, email Bands@thefest.com. Signup for the Chicago Fest (Aug. 11) runs through July 18th.
Have a suggestion for someone who would make a good guest or performer at one of our upcoming Fests? We'd love to hear it! Email Danny@thefest.com.
FEST CATALOGUE/MAILING LIST
To add your name to the mailing list for the Fest catalogue, please email your address to Leigh@thefest.com.
FEST HOTEL INFORMATION
The Hyatt Regency O'Hare is our venue for the Chicago Fest, this coming August 9-11, 2019. CLICK HERE for more information.
The Hyatt Regency Jersey city is our venue for the New York Metro Fest, March 27-29, 2020. CLICK HERE for more information.
Outside food and drinks are permitted at the Fest. However, we ask that attendees refrain from bringing food/drinks into any of our art exhibition rooms.
LIVERPOOL THE BAND
Liverpool, the Fest's incredible house band, is available for private events. Email Danny@thefest.com with inquiries.
If you have a question about a product offered in the Fest Store, shipping rates, order updates, and/or any other little thing as it pertains to the Fest Store, please email Leigh@thefest.com.
Seating in the main ballroom at each Fest is available on a first come, first served basis. Attendees are not permitted to leave unattended items in the main ballroom in order to save seats.
The Beatles Sound-Alike contest is held on Saturdays at each Fest, with tryouts in the afternoon and the finals in the evening. All Fest attendees who are performing as solos or duos are permitted to enter. A piano/keyboard and acoustic guitar will be provided, but you're free to bring your own instruments if you wish. Sign-up for the contest is done on the spot.
Tickets for the Fest are made available online a few months in advance of each show. You can either purchase tickets HERE on our site or purchase them at the door the day of the show. Please note, however, that the two and three-day combination discounts that are available online are not available at the door.
UPCOMING FEST DETAILS
Details for upcoming Fest For Beatles Fans celebrations are released a few months in advance of the show dates, and will be posted on the site. Details for the upcoming Chicago Fest will be released in May.
For specific questions about an upcoming Fest, suggestions, and other inquiries, please email Danny@thefest.com.
TO CONTACT US:
For orders or any other Beatles related questions, you may contact us by phone at 1-866-THE FEST (866-843-3378), or 201-666-5450.
By Email: Leigh@thefest.com
The FEST has been in business since 1974. If you want to write to us:
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