• Hance Park
    Downtown PHX

McDowell Mountain Music Festival
Community x Culture x Charity
  • March 3-5, 2017

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  • For ticketing issues: Contact Frontgate Tickets – 
    888.512.7469 or http://support.frontgatetickets.com/ 

    For general information inquiries:
    Contact McDowell Mountain Music Festival – 602.343.0453 or info@mmmf.net

    If you are interested in applying for a media/press pass for the festival:
    The 2016 media list is full. See you next year!

    If you are interested in applying for a photo pass for the festival:
    The 2016 photography list is full. See you next year!

    If you are interested in volunteering at the festival:
    Click here to apply. Contact Larry Hanks – larry@mmmf.net

    For food and beverage related inquiries:
    Contact Cathy Largay – cathy@mmmf.net

    For vendor marketplace inquiries:
    Contact Denise Dunn – denise@mmmf.net

    For Sponsorship inquiries:
    Contact Cathy Largay – cathy@mmmf.net

    For Media Relations:

  • Examiner

    “The lucky 13th annual instalment of the McDowell Mountain Music Festival was not only the best thing since salted pretzels, but Arizona’s only 100% non-profit music celebration boasted the most diverse lineup of music makers this side of…Read More

    New Times

    “McDowell Mountain Music Festival returned to Margaret T. Hance Park for the third straight year, attracting tens of thousands of people downtown for a weekend of dual-stage musical madness. There were changes galore at this year’s incarnation, including…Read More

    New Times

    “To say that downtown Phoenix will be busy with live music and concertgoers this weekend would be an understatement…Read More


    “Phoenix is renowned as the diamond of the desert, and the McDowell Mountain Music Festival (MMMF) is the diamond within…Read More

    College Times

    “The Avett Brothers have an intimate relationship with Father Time. Sure, it sounds like an odd statement, but bassist/vocalist Bob Crawford…Read More

    AZ Central

    “The Avett Brothers brought McDowell Mountain Music Festival to a triumphant finish Sunday with a set that effortlessly reaffirmed…Read More

    AZ Central

    Photo Gallery

    AZ Central

    “He may have picked up Album of the Year at last year’s Grammys for the understated chamber folk of “Morning Phase.” But Beck…Read More

    Phoenix Magazine

    “It started with a flying pig. Every year, Hammy the Hog Float bobbed above John Largay’s backyard as his employees jammed to a live band…Read More

    AZ Culture

    “Almost two weeks have passed and there is still talk about the much anticipated McDowell Mountain Music Festiva…Read More


    “The 14th edition of the McDowell Mountain Music Festival was one for the ages. The 100% non-profit, charity-based festival had one goal in mind while preparing for 2016: making this the best year possible. In hindsight, organizers…Read More

    Music Festival Central

    “During March 10th – 13th, the nation’s number one Non-profit music festival, McDowell Mountain Music Festival (M3Festival 2016) through one of the most well-rounded inner-city festival…Read More

    Infinite Legroom

    “Ever since 2004, McDowell Mountain Music Festival has served as one of, if not the premier music festival of Arizona. Taking place in Downtown Phoenix’s Hance Park, this year’s lineup featured a number of big names including headliners Beck, Kid Cudi…Read More

    Festival Snobs

    “This past weekend Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix Arizona was packed with music fans celebrating McDowell Mountain Music Festival’s 13th year…Read More

    The Spec Blog

    The organizers of McDowell Mountain Music Festival are on a mission to host more music-themed events around the Valley leading up to the annual three-day festival in March. Music lovers…Read More

    Valley Hype

    The 12th Annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival will return in March 2015 and to kick off the festivities Deschutes Brewery is presenting a number of free events…Read More

    AZ Central

    And before the month is out, McDowell Mountain Music Festival will celebrate its 12th year, having moved to Magaret T. Hance Park, its third location, in 2013….Read More

    The lineup for the 12th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival has been announced. It will feature Widespread Panic, Passion Pit, Thievery…Read More

    The McDowell Mountain Music Festival has announced its main-stage schedule, with headlining sets by Widespread Panic, Passion Pit, Thievery…Read More

    The 12th annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival raised $120,000 for charity in the course of a three-day weekend, drawing more than 13,000…Read More

    Glide Magazine

    The lineup for the 12th Music Annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival in Phoenix, AZ has been announced. The lineup includes…Read More

    Downtown Devil

    The lineup for the 12th Annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival was announced Saturday night at Copper Blues located in downtown Phoenix….Read More


    Widespread Panic fans in Arizona who were disappointed to see the state left off the band’s…Read More

    Live for Live Music

    The McDowell Mountain Music Festival, a 100% nonprofit event held annually in Phoenix, AZ, has announced their 2015 lineup….Read More

    Modern Times

    McDowell Mountain Music Festival hosted their lineup announcement party on Saturday evening at Copper Blues, 50 W. Jefferson St…Read More

    New Times

    Get ready, jam band fans. Your demigods, Widespread Panic, are coming in just a few short months…Read More

    East Valley Tribune

    he three-day festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix, March 27-29, 2015, will feature Widespread Panic, Passion Pit, Thievery…Read More

    Travel Hymns

    This year the McDowell Mountain Music Festival organizers did something different. They hosted a Lineup Announcement Beer Bash Party…Read More

     Just Noise To Me

    McDowell Mountain Music Festival has released their 2015 lineup with a decidedly  more diverse array acts to perform in Phoenix March 27-29. The four headliners who top the bill could not be more disparate…Read More

    White Raver Rafting

    Secondly, it isn’t your traditional dance music show, though it hosts several electronic acts of different varieties and encourages music lovers to expand their Read More


  • Where is the Festival located?
    M3F is located in Margaret T. Hance Park on 1202 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003.

    How can I purchase tickets?
    Tickets are available on MMMF.com. Please click here to buy.

    How much do tickets cost?
    Check ticket info page, click here.

    When do tickets go on sale?
    Tickets will be released November 17th at 10am MST.

    What ticket types are available for purchase?
    VIP passes, 3-Day passes and Single Day tickets are available. Click here to purchase.

    Info on After Hours shows?
    After Hours will be post-festival sets at the Renaissance Hotel on Friday and Saturday night. Tickets are available now. Click here to purchase.

    What is included in each ticket type?

    3-Day General Admission: This package includes general admission to the festival grounds at Margaret T. Hance Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Ages 10 and under free.

    Single-Day General Admission: This includes single day general admission and access to the festival grounds at Margaret T. Hance Park in downtown Phoenix on either Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Ages 10 and under free.

    VIP Single Day Pass: This includes admission to the festival grounds and VIP area at Margaret T. Hance Park on either Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Also included in the ticket price are meals/snacks, five beers or mixed drinks, access to the Poser Deck, private bathrooms, VIP exclusive entrance, valet parking and many other amenities only found within the VIP experience. VIP section will give you a view of the main stage only.

    Afterhours: This includes single day admission to post-festival celebrations at off-site locations on either Friday or Saturday.

    Will I be able to purchase tickets at the gate?
    Yes, last minute purchases can be made at the gate day of show. However, there is no guarantee as tickets may sell out.

    Is an electronic copy of my ticket allowed? For example, if my ticket is on my smartphone?
    Yes, electronic tickets will be accepted.

    Can I exchange/return my ticket?
    No exchanges or returns will be permitted.

    When do the gates open and close?
    Friday: Gates open at 3:00pm / Gates close at 11:00pm
    Saturday: Gates open at 12:00PM (Noon) / Gates close at 11:00pm
    Sunday: Gates open at 11:30AM (Noon) / Gates close at 9:30pm

    Is re-entry allowed?
    Yes, you may exit and re-enter with a wristband on, that is not tampered with.

    What if I lose my wristband? Can I still get into the Festival?
    You will need to bring your ID to the ticketing box office where they will look up your order. Once verified, they will give you a new wristband. However, without an ID you will not be able to get a new wristband.

    Will children under a certain age be able to attend for free?
    Children under the age of 10 are allowed free admission to the festival.

    Is the Festival accessible to people with disabilities?
    Yes, the park is ADA compliant.

    Is there transportation to and from the Festival?
    Ubers, taxis and the Light Rail are available. From March 11 – 16th, Uber will offer your first ride free up to $20 for first time riders. Sign up with code: ‘MMMF16’.

    Will there be bike racks?
    Yes, bike racks are available outside of the festival grounds. Bikes will not be permitted within the grounds.

    Is food and water available? Will there be gluten free/vegetarian options?
    There are water refill stations at the festival where you can fill up your water bottles; you may also purchase bottled water at drink tents. There are food trucks that offer a wide variety of choices, including vegetarian and gluten free options.

    What are the rules on credit cards and debit cards? Will there be ATMs at the Festival?
    All vendors will accept cash. Most will accept debit and credit cards, however they are independent operators. There will also be ATMs on site in case you run low on cash.

    Will there be a place to charge my cell phone?
    Yes, there will be a charging station at the festival.

    What can I bring/What can I not bring?
    Click here to find our rules and regulations

    How can I volunteer for the Festival?
    Click here to apply. Please email Larry at larry@mmmf.net for more information on volunteering.

    How can I obtain press or photo credentials?
    The 2016 media list is full. See you next year!

    How can I become a food or crafts vendor?
    Vendors are all booked up for 2016.

    Lost & Found?
    Please visit the information booth that is located near the front entrance.

    Safety & Security? Medical?
    There will be police officers and security guards throughout the Festival. EMS tents will be stationed on site.

    Any other questions?
    Please email info@mmmf.net.

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