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Bucs Beach Bash Frequently Asked Questions

Bucs Beach Bash Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What time does the Beach Bash start/end?

A: A full timeline of activities can be found on the Bucs Beach Bash page on Buccaneers.com - https://www.buccaneers.com/beachbash

Thursday, October 14

  • 4:00 p.m. Party kicks off with a live DJ, contests, happy hour specials and more!
  • 8:00 p.m. Watch the Buccaneers take on the Philadelphia Eagles on our big screen on the beach

Friday, October 15

  • 3:00 p.m. Cornhole Tournament Check-in/Practice
  • 4:00 p.m. Cornhole Tournament begins + live DJ, contests and happy hour specials
  • 8:00 p.m. Live concert from Angie Rey

Saturday, October 16

  • 3:00 p.m. Cornhole Tournament Check-in/Practice
  • 4:00 p.m. Cornhole Tournament begins + live DJ, contests and happy hour specials
  • 8:00 p.m. Live concert from Pirate Flag

Ending the weekend with a spectacular fireworks display!

Q: Can I park at TradeWinds?

A: Guests who buy the VIP weekend event package through TradeWinds will have a guaranteed parking space. There will be some additional daily parking available for sale at RumFish Beach Resort and the lots surrounding the resorts. Rideshare drop-offs for guests not staying at RumFish Beach Resort is encouraged.

Q: How much will parking cost?

A: $25 at RumFish Beach Resort and TradeWinds Island Grand (subject to availability).

Q: Where is ADA parking?

A: ADA guests can park in the designated parking spots in the RumFish Beach Resort lot (subject to availability and regular parking fees).

Q: Where is the rideshare drop off and pick up?

A: Any guests using a rideshare will be dropped off and picked up in front of the RumFish Grill (6000 Gulf Blvd. St. Pete Beach, FL 33706).

Q: Can I book a room at the RumFish Beach Resort for the night?

A: Yes. TradeWinds Island Resorts will be selling an Event VIP Package for the weekend. You can reserve a package by logging onto http://www.tradewindsresort.com/BeachBash.

Q: Is there a schedule for the events taking place at the Beach Bash?

A: Yes. Please refer to the Bucs Beach Bash page on Buccaneers.com - https://www.buccaneers.com/beachbash.

Q: How do I enter the event?

A: The event will be held directly on the beach in front of RumFish Beach Resort

(6000 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706). Guests can then access the beach by walking through the building and out to the beach.

Q: Do I need a ticket for the event?

A: No ticket is required

We do encourage you to consider the purchasing the RumFish Beach Resort VIP Package, which will include 2 or 3-night accommodations, parking, VIP access to the concerts and more! You can reserve your VIP package by going to http://www.tradewindsresort.com/BeachBash.

Q: Will Buccaneers merchandise be on sale?

A: Yes, the Buccaneers Team Store will be selling select merchandise on the beach.

Q: How can I enter the Cornhole Tournament?

A: Tournaments on Friday and Saturday are sold out.

Q: Can I come to the festival and sell stuff?

A: No. Vending of any kind is strictly prohibited in and around the event. This will be strictly enforced.

Q: Is there an age limit to get into the festival?

A: No. All guests are welcome.

Q: What items will be prohibited from the event?

A: Attendees are NOT permitted to bring any of the items listed below into the venue:

  • Outside food or beverage
  • Coolers or large bags
  • Illegal substances
  • Large umbrellas
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Musical instruments
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Grills
  • Any items deemed to be unsafe by TradeWinds Island Resorts Management

Q: What items can I bring into the Bucs Beach Bash?

A: Attendees are permitted to bring the following items into the venue:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses, hats, fanny packs
  • Small camera with no detachable zoom lens or flash
  • Small bags or backpacks (14"x11"x6")
  • Personal beach towels are allowed. You cannot use them to hold spots.
  • Prescription medication (all prescription medications must be in a marked
  • bottle along with a matching photo ID)
  • Baby strollers
  • Low-profile beach chairs or bag chairs are permitted in the general concert venue (the VIP area comes with a 2-person cabana)

Q: Can I meet Buccaneers players?

A: Unfortunately, current players will not be attending the event.

Q: Can I meet the Buccaneers Cheerleaders and Captain Fear?

A: The Buccaneers Cheerleaders and Captain Fear will be appearing at Bucs Beach Bash throughout the weekend.

Q: What happens if it rains?

A: Bucs Beach Bash is a rain-or-shine event, except in the case of inclement weather that poses a threat to patron safety. If severe weather is observed in the area, we will make the proper announcements via our stage PA systems including the severity of the storm, evacuation instructions, and festival/ concert suspension if needed. Safety of our patrons is of the utmost importance to us. Remember to come prepared with sunscreen and sunglasses.

Q: Will food and beverages be available?

A: : Yes. There will be a food available at RumFish Beach Resort and also food trucks at the event. Beverages will be sold throughout the resort and at the event.

Q: Will an ATM be available?

A: Yes. An ATM is located inside the RumFish Beach Resort.

Q: Where do I go if I lose something?

A: You can visit the guest information booth to see if someone turned it in.

Q: What ADA accommodations are available?

A: We have a beach wheelchair, which can provide assistance to/from the concert venue area. ADA rooms can also be requested when purchasing the hotel stay package.

Q: What do I do if I see suspicious activity or feel like I need emergency assistance?

A: Report it! Simply notify one of our security personnel or a member of the PCSO.

Q: Can I leave the Bucs Beach Bash and re-enter the event?

A: You can leave and re-enter the event as many times as you would like. Guests who have access to the VIP area will need to show their wristband each time they enter the area.

Q: Will there be restrooms in the event area?

A: There will be a mobile air-conditioned restroom trailer directly on the beach available for all guests. Patrons of TradeWinds Island Resorts may also use the resort restrooms located at each property.

Q: Are there lockers on site?

A: Unfortunately, there will not be any lockers or areas where you can place your belongings.

Q: Is there a first aid station or EMT on site?

A: Yes. Please ask a staff member and they will point you in the right direction. Here is some other important safety information:

  • Wear shoes or sandals. The sand is very hot, especially in the middle of the day.
  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. It will be sold throughout the event venue.
  • Take a photo of your driver's license and keep it on your phone for ID purposes.

Q: Will you have a place to charge cell phones?

A: No, we will not have cell phone charging stations. Be sure to fully charge your battery and/or bring a battery pack.

Q: Where do I go if I lose my VIP wristband?

A: We strongly encourage you to take care of your VIP wristband, as these are not replaceable once issued. If your wristband is damaged, we can change it out for you as long as you present us with the damaged original.