13 bands, two stages, the Slipknot Museum, the Knotfest Beer Pit, the Ring of Fire presented by Unkl Ruckus and 30,000 maggots.
Yes, it can, and it will. Get your tickets now as we will not be selling tickets at the door.
VIP Tickets for Knotfest Iowa are sold out.
11am day of show
Knotfest Iowa takes place at the National Balloon Classic Memorial Balloon Field, which is located east of Indianola on Hwy 92. From the intersection of Hwy 69 and Hwy 92, go east two miles and follow the balloon traffic signs. Arriving from the East on Hwy 92 typically results in less traffic delays.
The physical address of the venue is 15335 Jewell Street, Indianola, Iowa.
The free Budweiser Safe Ride will be shuttling people from Southridge Mall to the National Balloon Classic Field in Indianola. The shuttles are free and will be running from 10am until 2am. Masks will be required to ride the shuttles and will be provided if needed. Save yourself the hassle and take the shuttle.
Parking on site at the National Balloon Classic Field is available and is free. These lots open at 8am.
Uber and Lyft Drop Off/Pick up – The Drop off and Pick up location for Ride Share services is Pickard Park- address 2205 East Second Avenue, Indianola Iowa. This location has been set up to keep you free from traffic congestion and get you in and out of the festival faster.
NO PASS OUTS ALLOWED — Once you’re in, you’re in!
Yes, there will be a dedicated section set up east of the front of house mix location for handicapped guests.
Nope. Knotfest Iowa is an all-ages event. Everyone who goes to the festival will need a ticket, no matter their age.
Masking is encouraged.
Violations are cause for confiscation of prohibited items or expulsion from the event grounds without refund.
Tickets will be available for the Knotfest Beer Pit – a craft beer event on the festival grounds bringing you the most metal craft breweries.
There will be plenty of food concessions on the festival grounds with a variety of foods. Soda, water, and alcohol will be available to purchase.
Yes, we will have a place for mothers to nurse and pump.
Vaping is allowed.
The show will go on rain or shine. The only way the outdoor component may be delayed/cancelled is in the event of severe weather. (See high winds and or lightning)
Limited nonfood vending opportunities are available. If you wish to be considered, please visit our Contact Info page and submit the form for vending requests.