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Lost Lake Festival: October 20-22, 2017: Event Impact

Lost Lake Festival is a three-day celebration of music, culinary, games, and art. The event will be held at Steele Indian School Park. The festival features more than 40 national and local musical acts on multiple stages. The festival will also highlight the Valley’s vibrant food and drink scene with offerings from local restaurants. There will be games, a marketplace, and the Lost Playgrounda unique twist on games and sports.

Transportation & Parking

There is NO EVENT PARKING at Steele Indian School Park or in the neighborhood areas surrounding the Festival. Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking. This includes blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection, or stop sign. During festival event days, please contact Festival Community Hotline at 602-288-9589 or by email: communityrelations@lostlakefestival.com to report illegal parking in neighborhoods surrounding the park.

Festival attendees have been encouraged to park their cars for free at Valley Metro Light Rail Park-N-Ride locations and ride for free — the festival ticket serves as valid fare on light rail. There are two Valley Metro Rail stations that stop nearby the festival entrances — Indian School/Central Ave. and Campbell/Central Ave. During event egress, all passengers traveling north/west should use Campbell platform and all passengers traveling south/east should use Indian School platform. Bus Route Route 0 (Central) will be detoured around event-related Street Closures (PDF) via Seventh Street.

Steele Indian School Park Restrictions & Closures

Starting Wednesday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 15, there will be limited public access to park amenities. Beginning Monday, Oct. 16 – Wednesday, Oct. 25, the entire park will be closed to the public and will reopen on Thursday, Oct. 26, except the Temporary Dog Park location. Download Detailed Park Restrictions & Closure Information (PDF)

ADA Accessible Parking

All cars with Temporary Disability/Handicap Placard will be allowed to access the parking lot off of 3rd Street (Herrera Way) and Indian School Road to drop off and pick up attendees. There will also be a very limited amount of ADA parking available at this location on a first-come, first-served basis. Please reach out to info@lostlakefestival.com with any specific questions on accessibility.

See Something, Say Something

Here are a few safety reminders to keep in mind at all times, at any event.

Reporting unusual activity:

  • Unattended backpacks or bags left in a public space
  • Someone trying to break into a restricted area
  • When someone is purchasing, storing or stealing explosives, weapons or ammunition
  • When someone is attempting to gain specific information about a place, person, security plan or operation

Information to provide:

  • What you saw
  • When and where
  • Who you saw and what they looked like
  • What they were driving (license plate, make, model)
  • Where they may have gone
  • Your contact information (optional)

If something has already happened or you are concerned about something you have witnessed, contact the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC) at 1-877-2SAVEAZ (1-877-272-8329). You may also call 911.

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Use our mobile-friendly Interactive Downtown Map to know before you go.  A FREE trolley loop will operate between the PHX Convention Center and Margaret T. Hance Park.


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Festival Hours

Friday: 2 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Street Closures & Restrictions

The public is encouraged to be patient and prepared for heavy pedestrian traffic near Steele Indian School Park.
Street Closures
Download Detailed Street Closures & Restrictions Information (PDF)

See also: Street restrictions update page. Street restrictions are subject to change.

Street Sweeping & Trash Services

City’s Streets Maintenance will be providing supplemental street sweeping services in the following area boundaries:

  • North – Highland St.
  • South – Whitton Ave
  • West – 7th Ave.
  • East – 12th St.

This service schedule is:

  • Sat. Oct. 21: 6 a.m. – noon
  • Sun. Oct. 22: 6 a.m. – noon
  • Mon. Oct. 23: 6 a.m. – noon

City’s Public Works will be providing supplemental trash collection bins at key street intersections within the following area boundaries:

  • North – Highland St.
  • South – Whitton Ave
  • West – 7th Ave.
  • East – 7th St.

Collection will take place nightly after each festival event day (Oct. 20 – 22).

To report trash outside these boundaries, please contact Festival Community Relations Hotline at 602-288-9589 or email: communityrelations@

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Need help navigating downtown? Call 602-495-1500 or look for the friendly Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors wearing orange shirts!  Ambassador phone and in-person schedule:

Friday, March 31: 6:30 AM – Midnight
Saturday, April 1: 8:00 AM – Midnight
Sunday, April 2: 8:00 AM – Midnight
Monday, April 3:  6:30 AM – Midnight

Music Festival at Hance Park

March Madness Music Festival

The March Madness Music Festival is a FREE three-day concert series at Margaret T. Hance Park takes places on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 31 through April 2  featuring Aerosmith, The Chainsmokers, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Concerts start in the afternoon and feature games, refreshments, and pep rallies. This event is FREE and open to the public. Clear Bag Policy.

Final Four Dribble

Final Four Dribble

Unique event takes place on Sunday, April 2 at 11 a.m. Thousands of children (pre-registration encouraged) will be given their own official NCAA basketball and dribble it from Heritage Square to the PHX Convention Center. Clear Bag Policy.

Final Four Friday

Reese’s Final Four Friday

The day before the semi final games, each of the Final Four teams will participate in an hour long open practice at University of Phoenix Stadium. The practices are free and open to the public. Clear Bag Policy.