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Kosmic Kingdom Music Festival | Friday August 27th & Saturday August 28th, 2021

WHAT IS KOSMIC KINGDOM MUSIC FESTIVAL?

Kosmic Kingdom is a 2-day electronic music and arts festival in Des Moines, Iowa. The event takes place on Friday August 27th & Saturday August 28th, 2021. It evolved from Kosmos Music Festival, which took place in St Charles, Iowa in 2014-2016. The style of music remains the same, however, the new venue at Sleepy Hollow Renaissance Park is one of the most unique locations for a festival in Iowa. The event focuses on many different genres such as (but not limited to) experimental bass music, funk-bass, dubstep, and more.

 

WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL LOCATED?

Kosmic Kingdom takes place at Sleepy Hollow's Renaissance Park in Des Moines, Iowa. The park features multiple castles that will be used as stages, and 35+ fully functioning Renaissance buildings. It's a short 10 minute drive to downtown Des Moines.

GPS ADDRESS: SLEEPY HOLLOW SPORTS PARK - 4051 Dean Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317

WHAT ARE THE AGE RESTRICTIONS?
Kosmic Kingdom is a strictly 18+ event. Everyone must bring a valid ID such as a driver’s license or passport.

WHAT ARE BOX OFFICE HOURS?
Thursday Aug 26th: 2pm-11pm

Friday Aug 27th: 9am-11pm

Saturday Aug 28th: 9am-11pm

WHAT ARE CAMPING ARRIVAL HOURS?

Thursday Aug 26th: 2pm-11pm

Friday Aug 27th: 9am-11pm

Saturday Aug 28th: 9am-11pm

WHAT TIME DO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN AND CLOSE EACH DAY?

Friday Aug 27th: 2:30pm-12am

Saturday Aug 28th: 11:30am-12am

 

ITEMS ALLOWED INSIDE THE FESTIVAL

• Camping gear including tents, canopies, sleeping bags, tarps, etc
• Camping chairs, tables, coolers, cutlery, etc
• Lanterns, flashlights, headlamps, and batteries
• Personal camping stoves - propane only NO CHARCOAL 
• Rain gear including umbrellas, ponchos, rain boots, tarps, etc
• Cigarettes (packages must be sealed upon entry)
• Small digital cameras without removable lenses (point and shoot) and Go-Pros
• Cell phones & chargers
• Flow toys (NO fire performance props or fire performance prop accessories)
• Empty refillable bottles and hydration packs
• Flags and banners (Totems are allowed, but please no dangerous metal pieces)
• Sealed feminine products
• Prescription medication
• Electric and Solar powered generators

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE FESTIVAL OR CAMPGROUNDS

Each person and their belongings are subject to search upon entry and with each entry into the festival venue. Please view the list below to see what you cannot bring into Kosmic Kingdom. These items will be confiscated if found and may not be returned.

• Fireworks, flying prayer lanterns, or explosives
• FIRE: Open flames, campfires, candles, fire performance props, or tiki torches
• Gas or fuel cans of any kind (except small propane tanks for camping grills)
• Drones or professional cameras/equipment without explicit permission and proper media credentials
• Audio recording equipment

• Outside Alochol of any kind
• Illegal substances or paraphernalia (Please abide by Iowa state laws)
• Weapons of any kind, regardless of permits
• Glass
• Laser pointers
• Pets (Please leave your furry friends at home!)
• Sound systems or amplifiers
• Professional/non-personal use radios or walkie-talkies
• Motorcycles, ATVs, golf carts, or motorized bikes
• Non motorized bicycles, skateboards, or scooters
• Flags or totems with metal pieces
• Unsealed eye-drop containers, over-the-counter medications, or opened bottles of vitamins
• Gas powered generators

ARE PETS OR SERVICE ANIMALS ALLOWED?

Service animals are permitted throughout the venue; however, this does not include emotional support animals, therapy animals, or companion animals. Pets are not allowed and will be turned away. Only legitimate service animals that are properly trained and under the proper care of their owners will be provided with the appropriate credentials and allowed within the event footprint. The following guidelines must be abided:
• All service animals must remain by the handler’s side at all times and must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered, unless these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or the individual’s disability prevents using these devices. In that case, the individual must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls.

• Service animals must be housebroken and should use the service animal relief area.
• Anyone bringing an animal will be responsible for and liable for any damage or injury caused by the animal.
• All animals should have legally required vaccinations.

I HAVE AN ACCESSIBILITY RELATED QUESTION. WHO DO I CONTACT?

Please send us an email at info.kkmf@gmail.com.

WHAT ARE THE RE-ENTRY POLICIES BETWEEN THE FESTIVAL & THE CAMPGROUNDS?

You may move freely between the festival grounds in the renaissance park and the campgrounds. Each ticket comes standard with camping, and upgrades to premier camping and VIP will be made available until capacities are reached.

WHAT ARE THE VEHICLE RE-ENTRY POLICIES?

If you need to go off site, vehicle re-entry hours and search policies must be abided by. Your vehicle will be subject to search when you return to the grounds. We prefer that attendees do not leave and come back unless ABSOLUTELY necessary. Please prepare ahead of time so you don’t have to leave.

WILL THERE BE WATER STATIONS AVAILABLE?

There will be multiple hydration fill stations throughout the festival grounds. Elevated Lyfe Hydration Packs will be sold on site as well.

WILL THERE BE FOOD AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE?

YES! The festival grounds have multiple food vendors and there is also a breakfast served at the sleepy hollow club house saturday morning from 9am-11am

ARE THERE SHOWERS ON SITE? 

YES! For the first time, we will have showers available just north of the club house (near the paved parking) in a white trailer from 12pm-5pm on Friday and Saturday. Shower costs are $5

WHAT DOES ON SITE PARKING COST?

THURS-SUN: $20

FRI-SUN: $20

SAT-SUN: $10

Please bring cash to make the line move as quick as possible!

WHAT ARE THE SCHEDULED HOURS FOR MUSIC?

Friday Aug 27th: 3pm-12am

Saturday Aug 28th: 12pm-12am

CAN I PERFORM MY MUSIC AT KOSMIC KINGDOM?

We are not accepting submissions at this time for artists to perform at the festival.

IS THERE RE-ENTRY?

There is re-entry into the festival grounds during festival hours. There will be no re-entry for cars going back into parking after 2am each night.

WHEN DO WE HAVE TO LEAVE?

All attendees must be off the property by 1pm on Sunday Aug 29th.

CAN I BRING MY OWN ALCOHOL TO KOSMIC KINGDOM?

No, Sleepy Hollow has a year round liquor license from the state of Iowa and outside alcohol is not allowed because of state regulations and liabilities. Alcohol will be sold at multiple bars throughout the event to those that are 21+