Account and Finance Guidelines

Package Plans

All groups registered to attend a Music in the Parks festival must select from one of the following package plans:

  • Festival Adjudication, One Day Admission to Park
  • Festival Adjudication, One Day Admission to Park, Meal in Park

Complimentary Packages

Free Director Package: Directors will receive one complimentary Park admission (and meal when applicable) based on the following policy. Free Director Packages are awarded based on participating ensembles:

  • One for Concert Band/Jazz Ensemble
  • One for Orchestra
  • One for Choir

Free Chaperone Package: One Free Chaperone is awarded for every 25 performing students purchasing park tickets from Music in the Parks. Non-performing students and students utilizing season passes are not counted in this total.

Payment Schedule

If you are working with an outside travel planner, please refer to their information for payment guidelines.


  • A $100 per ensemble refundable deposit is due 90 days before your event.
    All payments are refundable until 30 days before your event.
    See the Cancellation and Refund policy for complete information.
  • Your final installment is due 30 days before your festival. You will receive reminder emails when these invoices are due.

Any account that has not made any payments by the final payment deadline may be canceled, and their groups will be removed from the performance schedule.

Payment Methods

Music in the Parks will accept the following forms of payment:

  • Check
  • Money Order
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

We DO NOT consider Purchase Orders a form of payment.

All payments must be made in US Currency.

Invoices are available 24 hours a day by logging into your Festivals Edge Account.

Returned Checks

There is a $20.00 penalty for all returned checks.

If a personal check issued by a parent affiliated with your organization is returned for any reason, your group will be held responsible for the $20.00 fee.