Margaret T. Hance Park Restrictions & Closures
Starting Tuesday, March 3, through Monday, March 9, the east side of Hance Park including the Urban Plaza will be closed to the public.
The west side of Hance Park along with the Hance Park dog park will remain open to the public to access park amenities.
Transportation & Parking
There is NO EVENT PARKING at Margaret T. Hance 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. To report illegal parking in neighborhoods surrounding the park, contact Crime Stop at
Festival attendees can ride the METRO Light Rail for free with their festival ticket. Attendees are encouraged to park their cars for free at
Valley Metro Light Rail Park-N-Ride locations and take Light Rail to the Festival. The
Central Ave./Roosevelt St. Valley Metro Rail station is three blocks from the festival entrance at Second and Portland streets.
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.
For a detailed listing of what you can and cannot bring into the festival, visit M3F Music Festival Information.