Ultra Music Festival: Know Before You Go

Ultra Miami

South Florida: the Ultra Music Festival is this weekend in Miami. If you’re visiting the area, for the first time ever, they moved the festival to an expensive area called Virginia Key that is only accessible by a bridge or ferry. This means that parking and traffic are going to be a nightmare. To help lower your risk for criminal charges, Hubbs Law firm is sharing tips on parking, staying hydrated, and of course what to do if arrested. Read more to see all the know before you go details for Ultra Music Festival.

Getting to Miami Ultra Festival

Ultra Music Festival will begin at 2:00 PM on Friday, 3/29/19 and run through Sunday, 3/31/19.

Due to the new location, getting to the Ultra Music Festival will be a little challenging this year. Our South Florida DUI attorneys recommend that you call a car service or have a designated driver (DD). Otherwise, you may find yourself stopped and facing criminal drunk or impaired driving charges.

There will be no parking available on Virginia Key. You can expect the police to be present at the transportation hubs available for the event. If you’re the DD (good for you), then here’s what you need to know about your transportation options for this Miami music festival here.

Tips for Miami Music Festival

Stay Hydrated

Non-stop partying and the heat here in Miami, FL can lead to dehydration. Don’t get overheated; stay hydrated and drink plenty of water. They will have water and sports drinks available for purchase at the Ultra Music Festival.

ZERO Tolerance Drug Policy

The possession, sale and/or use of any illegal or illicit drugs at Ultra Music Festival has a zero-tolerance policy anywhere inside or outside the Ultra Music Festival. Keep in mind there will also be undercover police officers in place to enforce drug violations. Organizers have also implemented a “turn in, no questions asked” any illegal or illicit drugs and/or substance policy for as you enter the music festival. They are also asking of the general public to be proactive and report any drugs or substances.

Don’t Bring

In addition to Ultra Music Festival’s zero-tolerance drug policy. They also won’t allow your group entry if you bring any of these items:

    • Illegal or illicit substances, drugs, or drug paraphernalia
    • Weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, pocket knives and self-defense sprays
    • Outside food or beverage including alcohol
    • Coolers, bottles, cans, or flasks
    • Backpacks, purses, or bags allowed except bags made of clear plastic, clear vinyl, or clear PVC not exceeding 13”x17”

Get more updates on the event, by following the music festival:


What To Do If Arrested

Forgot to take an Uber/Lyft? Charged with possession of drugs? Public intoxication charges while at Ultra Music Festival in Miami? Call an experienced DUI and Miami Criminal Law attorney, E.J. Hubbs, at Hubbs Law. We are led by a former Prosecutor and are dedicated to helping you navigate the complex process of the South Florida criminal justice system.

For more information on how our South Florida law firm can help, contact our legal specialists today at 305-665-9040.


Please note that by reading this blog you are not entering into an attorney-client relationship with Hubbs Law, P.A. This blog only provides general legal information. Every case is unique and you should request a consultation to ensure that you are getting the correct legal advice for your specific case.

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