Breakaway Guide

Need to know

Home of Columbus Crew SC, the country's first soccer-specific stadium once again hosts Breakaway in their Parking Lots and Plaza Configuration. MAPFRE Stadium features ample parking, plenty of built-in infrastructure, and a unique footprint to help amplify Breakaway's multi-stage experience. MAPFRE Stadium and Breakaway Music Festival, at their sole discretion, have the final decision on whether an item may or may not be allowed in the venue, including items which may not be listed here.


  • Individual glow sticks
  • Chairs (including foldable and lawn
  • Tents
  • Aerosol cans, spray paint, or pressurized cans
  • Frisbees and sports balls (soccer balls, footballs, etc.)
  • Air horns
  • Bottles
  • Professional camera equipment; detachable lenses, tripods, battery packs, large commercial video cameras
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Remote controlled aircraft or unmanned aircraft systems (Drones)
  • Weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, knives, pepper spray, stun guns, concealed weapons and firearms (Regardless of Concealed Carry Permit)
  • Food or beverage of any kind
  • Illegal drugs, substances, or harmful chemicals
  • Laser pointers
  • Fireworks of any kind including, but not limited to, flares, smoke bombs, incendiary devices and pyrotechnics.
  • Seat cushions with backs
  • Video cameras
  • Whistles
  • Hover-boards
  • Any item that can be used as a projectile or deemed as dangerous
  • Large bags, including backpacks
  • Camelbaks


  • Small bags and purses (subject to search upon entry)
  • Prescription medications (MUST check in at box office before entry)
  • Flags (no poles) are allowed
  • Hats are allowed
  • Drink water! Its important to stay hydrated
  • Share pictures of Breakaway
  • Have the time of life safely, responsibility, and in the name of a good cause
  • Come with friends, Party with friends. Leave with friends. Buddy system, people. No friend left behind
  • Ask for help if you need it. We have local Heroes all over the venue to help assist you.

Ready for Breakaway?