Frequently Asked Questions

Festival Information


Webbstock will take place on South Main Street on Boiling Springs, NC.

  • 1:00-3:00PM | Java Band | Main Street Stage
  • 3:00-5:00PM | Cassette Rewind | Brinkley Amphitheater
  • 5:00-7:00PM | Exit 180 | Main Street Stage
  • 7:00-9:00PM | Landslide (A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac) | Brinkley Amphitheater

The event is free to attend, and attendees can come and go throughout the duration of the festival. Webbstock kicks off at 11 a.m. with live performances by top local and regional music artists, food vendors, handmade goods by artisans beginning at 3 p.m., and kid zone activities. For attendees 21+, the Broad River Greenway will host a beverage garden.

Bring the whole crew! Webbstock is a family-friendly event, and we welcome guests of all ages. Check out our Kid Zone for fun activities for children.

The kids zone will be open from 11-6 p.m.

The health and safety of every attendee is the number one goal of the festival organizers.  If you see anything about the design of the grounds or the operation of the festival that could be improved for purposes of safety, please let us know by contacting Gardner-Webb University Police at (704) 406-4444 or Boiling Springs Police at (704) 434-9691.

Yes, official Webbstock t-shirts will be available at the festival, while supplies last.

Yes, portable restrooms will be available at three locations.

  1. Beverage Garden
  2. Kid’s Zone
  3. Quinn Circle side by Webb Hall

We will have 1 ADA Accessible toilet, 9 standard toilets, and 2 portable sinks.

First aid stations will be located at LOCATION. They will be clearly marked on the Webbstock map and visible at the festival.

Child care will not be provided. Webbstock is a family-friendly event, and a kid zone will be set up for children to enjoy inflatables and other fun obstacles.

Alcohol will be served and designated to the Broad River Beverage Garden and limited to attendees ages 21+ with event wristband.

They say some of the greatest things in life are free—and Webbstock is one of them. Gardner-Webb University and the Town of Boiling Springs are proud to host this event for the community free of cost for attendees.

Parking will be available in designated lots on Gardner-Webb’s campus.

Designated handicapped accessible parking will be available in the parking lot behind Webb Hall on Gardner-Webb University’s campus.

Most vendors will accept credit cards. All Webbstock attendees are encouraged to have cash available.

ATM machines are located nearby at the CVS, 105 E College Avenue.

Under a tent along Main Street with the vendors. You will see a sign designating area.

Webbstock is an outdoor event and is held rain or shine. In case of inclement or severe weather posing a threat to attendee safety, the festival may be delayed or cancelled and the festival grounds may be evacuated. We encourage attendees to check the weather forecast and dress accordingly (i.e. in the event of rain, we advise ponchos and rain boots.) Webbstock will not be rescheduled in the event of delay or cancellation.

Please complete the vendor application, or contact Lesley Villarose at [email protected] or (704) 406-4373.

Vendor spaces are assigned on a first come first serve basis. To guarantee space in the event please submit your application by April 15 (food vendors please see section on food permits). Applications should include a listing and photos of items sold, distributed, demonstrated, etc. This information is used to diversify the event. The event allows for similar, but avoids identical items. For example only one Avon representative will be allowed but multiple vendors may sell makeup products. Most applications are accepted, vendors who are denied are contacted shortly after the application is submitted. Vendors are not contacted by the Town until the week of the event with an assigned vendor space.

  • Food vendors to have a copy of their most recent permit and inspection; Town Hall can make copies
  • Non-profits to have their most recent 501C; Town Hall can make copies
  • Vendor applications are due by Monday, April 17th at Town Hall; fees can be paid by check, money order, or cash

View the vendor application for more details.

The bands for this year are already scheduled. If you are interested in performing at Webbstock next year, please contact Richard McDevitt for additional details.

For your convenience, we have included a list of hotels and motels in the surrounding areas for those who may need overnight accommodations while attending Webbstock.

Fairfield by Marriott Shelby
1715 E. Dixon Blvd.
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 487-8688
AmericInn Lodge & Suites
428 E. College Avenue
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
(704) 434-9996
Affordable Suites of America
920 Grove Street
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 471-0441
Comfort Inn – Shelby
2012 E. Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 482-5666
Country Inn Suites
2001 E. Dixon Blvd.
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 480-0881
Broad River Campground
120 Broad River Campground Rd. Mooresboro, NC 28114
(828) 338-9598

Can I bring…

  • Alcohol  
  • Audio Recording Devices
  • Drones or Remote Control Aircraft, Toys or Cars 
  • Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia 
  • Fireworks or Explosives
  • Glass, Cans, Cups or Coolers 
  • Instruments 
  • Knives, Weapons, etc.
  • Laser Pointers 

  • If you’re planning to enjoy the Broad River Beverage Garden — bring a government issued ID
  • A plan to get home safely 
  • A fully charged cell phone (bring a portable charger too, if you’ve got one) 
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Water bottle 
  • Rain poncho/umbrella if rainy weather is in the forecast (Webbstock will go on rain or shine) 
  • Earplugs (it may get a little loud) 
  • A hat, sunglasses and sunblock  
  • Some cash (be sure to check out our delicious food vendors!) 
  • Folding Chair(s)

Capture the moment! All cameras, including DSLRs are permitted.

All personal items including purses, tote bags, backpacks and drawstring bags will be admitted into the festival without size restriction.

Festival Contacts:

  • For press inquiries, contact [email protected].
  • For partnership and sponsorship inquiries, contact [email protected].
  • For vendor inquiries, contact [email protected].
  • Webbstock is an accessible event for guests with disabilities. It is our mission to provide the best experience for all event attendees. For access/ADA inquiries, contact [email protected] at least 10 days prior to the event.

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