How much are tickets?

Sterlingfest is FREE to attend. 

Where is the best place to park?

All parking and shuttle information can be found here.

Are dogs/pets allowed?

Dogs/pets are not allowed.

Are bicycles allowed?

Bicycles, skateboards, and roller blades/skates are not allowed.

Are coolers allowed?

Yes, coolers are allowed, but no glass bottles.

Is smoking permitted?

Yes, but only in designated areas.

Are lawn chairs allowed?

Yes, lawn chairs of all sizes and blankets are allowed. The concert lawn is flat, not sloped. 

How does the concert seating work?

Concert seating is first come, first served. 

What time are the fireworks?

Fireworks will take place at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27. The show will last about 15 minutes.

Where's the best spot to watch the fireworks?

As long as you're anywhere in Dodge Park, you'll have a great view of the fireworks!

Where can I buy Carnival wristbands?

Carnival wristbands can be purchased in-advance online through our partner, Wade Shows, or on site at Sterlingfest. If you purchased your tickets online, bring your QR code to the ticket booth to get your wristband(s). Cash or credit card are accepted on site.

Are wristbands only good for one day? 

Yes, wristbands can be used for any day, but once you redeem, they expire at the end of that day.

What happens if it rains or thunderstorms?

Sterlingfest will carry on as normal if it rains. In the event of severe weather, we will ask everyone to evacuate to City Hall, Police Department, Community Center, or Senior Center. Please call the weather hotline at (586) 446-2692 for updates!

Can I distribute literature or collect signatures?

Please review our solicitation policy