Lost Lake Festival: Everything you need to know

A producer from Lost Lake Festival talks about the venue, the parking situation and security for the festival in Phoenix.

PHOENIX - The Valley is abuzz because Chance the Rapper, The Killers and Major Lazer are coming to Phoenix this weekend as the headlining acts for the first-ever Lost Lake Festival. 

The three-day event, Oct. 20-22, will feature local food, games and art experiences, in addition to the live musical acts.

The festival is produced by Superfly, the company behind Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee and San Francisco's Outside Lands Music Festival. 

Here's everything you need to know before the festival begins Friday.

When and where is it?

Lost Lake will take place at Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. The festival will run Friday 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 12:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 10: 30 p.m.

Who's performing? 

Ludacris, The Roots, Haim, Pixies, Odesza and Run the Jewels join headliners Chance the Rapper, The Killers and Major Lazer. Local artists Kongos, Luna Aura, Playboy Manbaby and Bogan Via join those bigger names on the lineup. You can check out the full lineup and schedule on the Lost Lake website.

Are tickets still available?

Tickets are still available. General admission tickets for access to all three days cost $239.50. Single-day passes cost $89.50. VIP tickets that grant fast passes and special food and drink deals are also still available. You can buy tickets the Lost Lake website.

How do I get there?

Parking will not be available at the festival.

Light rail tickets are included with each festival ticket, so it's your best bet to get to the festival.

Lost Lake has also stated that the event is partnering with Lyft. New Lyft users can get $5 off four rides by using code "LOSTLAKE." Existing Lyft users can use the code "LOSTLAKE17" for 10 percent off six rides to and from the event. 

There will even be shuttles departing from and returning to El Hefe in Tempe, Bottled Blonde in Scottsdale, and Cabin in Peoria.

To learn more about transportation to and from the event, head to the Lost Lake website.

Are kids allowed?

Lost Lake is an all-ages festival. Any child under the age of 10 will not need a ticket. 

What can -- and can't -- I bring?

Festival-goers can bring blankets, soft-sided coolers no larger than a 12-pack size, regular-sized backpacks, and personal cameras with detachable lenses 2 inches or shorter. Factory-sealed water bottles up to 1 liter each, empty plastic containers and Camelbak pouches are also permitted. 

No glass containers or cans are allowed in the festival. Other items not allowed in include strollers, selfie sticks, large or hard-sided coolers, oversized backpacks, pets and drones.

Most vendors will accept debit and credit cards, but the festival organizers suggest bringing some cash too.

A full list of what is and is not permitted can be found on the Lost Lake website

What will security be like?

Superfly co-founder Rick Farman said there is a detailed and layered security plan that involves coordination with local agencies, like Phoenix Police Department, and some federal agencies as well. 

Festival organizers said festival-goers will pass through metal detectors upon entry.

RELATED: How safe is the Lost Lake Festival?

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Indian School Park this weekend for the event.

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