Grand Rapids’ Largest Music Festival Set For Post-Pandemic Return
Breakaway Music Festival announced their line-up for the 2021 version of the event, making it the largest gathering set for post-pandemic life in Grand Rapids.
This year's event, returning to Belknap Park, will be headlined by ILLENIUM & QUINN XCII on August 27th & 28th, Tickets for the two day, multi-genre festival start at $99.99 for both nights and are available on their website at breakawayfestival.com. Travel packages are also available starting at $282 per person that includes two nights at the Embassy Suites Grand Rapids Downtown Hotel.
The festival made it's Grand Rapids debut in 2017 at Belknap Park and has featured artists such as Travis Scott, Zedd, Khalid, Wiz Khalifa and more in the years since. The 2020 edition of the event was cancelled due to the pandemic. And although official attendance numbers have not been released by Prime Social Group, the 2019 event was touted as the largest outdoor music festival ever held in Grand Rapids.
For those who still have their 2020 tickets for the event, organizers say that those tickets will be good for the 2021 event:
We are working with Front Gate Tickets to finalize everything. But don’t worry — all 2020 ticket holders who held onto their tickets will be receiving tickets for 2021, and should be getting an email from us within the next few weeks with more info! -@BreakawayFest on Twitter
As the festival moves forward organizers say they will have Covid-19 mitigation procedures in place and will be working with local authorities to make the experience as safe as possible. Promoters are also looking for local food trucks & vendors who may want to be a part of the event, those interested can fill out an application HERE.