Popload Festival: What you need to know before you go

Popload Festival: What you need to know before you go

O Popload Festival returns for its eighth edition in São Paulo with a new home this Wednesday (12) . The event will be held at Centro Esportivo Tietê, a park in the central region of the city, for the first time. The band pixies and the musician Jack White lead the lineupwhich still has names like Chet Faker, FresnoPitty and more.

THE Tangerine gathers the main information for those who are getting ready to enjoy the national holiday with lots of music.


This year, entry control will not be carried out through wristbands. It will be necessary to present the physical ticket or the e-ticket (with QR code), plus a photo ID and the proof of vaccination with at least two doses. At the time, a different ID will be given to anyone who has purchased access to the premium track.

for tickets from half price, it is also mandatory to present the document provided for by law that proves the beneficiary status. Those who do not bring the voucher can pay the difference in value at the box office and validate the ticket. The rules are available on the website of Tickets For Fun.

Tickets still available will be sold directly at the box office Tiete Sports Centerwhich will be open from 10 am to 9 pm on the day of the event.

How to get to Popload Festival?

The Tietê Sports Center is located next to the Tietê waterfront, in Avenida Santos Dumont, 843. The Armenia metro station, on the Blue line, is located 600 meters away and also serves as the terminus of several bus lines. Park parking will not be available during the event.


The Popload Festival gates will open at 11 am. The event is scheduled to end at 10:30 pm. meet the time of each show:

12:10 pm – Neighborhood Jup
1:20 p.m. – Perotá Chingó
2:40pm – Fresno & Pitty
4pm – Cat Power
5:30 pm – Chet Faker
7pm – Jack White
20:45 – Pixies


The festival area will feature several restaurants in São Paulo, including Farm of the Future, calf’s foot jelly and Holy Burger, in addition to some food truck options, divided between the normal and premium lanes. Popload claims they will have vegetarian and vegan options on the menu.

Drinks, food, merchandising products and luggage storage must be purchased through a consummation card. It will be necessary to register in the fixed or mobile cashiers and enter the desired value. The card will have a security deposit of R$ 7. At the end of the event, customers can request a refund of the amount or choose to receive a bottle of water.

Can I bring food and drinks to Popload?

In case of foods, it is allowed to enter with up to three units of industrialized products and originally sealed for individual consumption, of a maximum of 300 g each. Entry with any other food product outside the specified standard, including fruit, will not be allowed.

For drinksthe festival only allows water in originally sealed cup-type packaging, with a total limit per person of up to five units of a maximum of 300 ml each.

What can’t you bring to the festival?

Popload will not let customers in with bulky objects such as ladder, bench, folding chair, boxes, cardboard containers, bag, purse and large backpack. Any objects that are larger than 25 cm x 25 cm x 25 cm will be barred. In addition, the following are prohibited:

  • Chains and belts,
  • Plastic bottle, can or alcoholic beverages,
  • Toxic substances, fireworks, flammables in general,
  • Objects that could cause injury (scissors, nail clippers, etc.),
  • Firearms, melee weapons, glass cups and glasses in general,
  • whole fruits,
  • Umbrella,
  • Book, newspaper, magazine and banners,
  • Motorcycle helmets and similar,
  • Professional camera or camcorder, selfie stick, drone, laser pointers, tablet and notebook,
  • Medicines (unless accompanied by a medical prescription and which will be stored and administered at the medical center during the event),
  • Balloons, juggling, flag with mast and roll paper of any kind.