Hours of op­er­a­tion

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The three- day fes­ti­val runs from Fri­day to Sun­day. Doors will be open from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. Fri­day and Satur­day, and from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sun­day.

Lo­cal lineup

While Si­nop­oli says his list is al­ways chang­ing, some of his fa­vorite lo­cal acts in­clude Virgo, Holly Hunt and Jacuzzi Boys, who he says are a “sure bet if you want to go see an amaz­ing band that should be at one of the main stages of any other fes­ti­val.” He also says Deaf Po­ets are “a world-class rock ’n’ roll band that’s yet to be dis­cov­ered by the rest of the world,” and that some of these bands are “at a point in their ca­reer right be­fore they’re about to blow up.”

Party peo­ple from Link Mi­ami Rebels, Elec­tric Pickle, and Slap & Tickle will take over some of the stages and high­light their lo­cal tal­ent, too.

Mo­bile app

954-344-5990, the­cen­tercs.com. $44+. On sale 10 am Fri. Bad Com­pany 8 pm Feb. 13. Hard Rock Live, 1Semi­nole Way, Hol­ly­wood. 800-937-0010, MyHRL.com or Tick­et­mas­ter. $50-$85+. On sale 10 am Fri. Danc­ing With The Stars: Live! “Light Up The Night” 8 pm Feb. 15. Hard Rock Live. $40-$95+. Alice Cooper 8 pm March 21. Broward Au-Rene. $49.50-$129.50+; VIP $214.50-$739.50+. On sale 10 am Fri. Pink April 25. BB&T Cen­ter. $17.88-$66.25+. On sale 10 am Fri. SamSmith July 14 at AA Arena , 601Bis­cayne Blvd., Mi­ami. Tick­et­mas­ter.

III Points will re­leased a free mo­bile app for An­droid and Ap­ple users last month. The app in­cludes a sched­ule and pro­vides fes­ti­val up­dates.

Park­ing/Get­ting there

Un­like l ast year, III Points will not have a des­ig­nated park­ing lot.

III Points will take place at the Mana Wyn­wood Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, 318 NW 23rd St., in Mi­ami.

Wyn­wood’s streets are lined with me­ters and Payby-Phone park­ing spa­ces. The prices vary by lo­ca­tion but cost $1.75 per hour in the sec­tion near­est the fes­ti­val.


This year, III Points is us­ing a three-tiered tick­et­ing sys­tem, which in­cludes VIP (or, as they re­fer to it, “Fore­sight”), gen­eral ad­mis­sion and sin­gle-day passes.

Fore­sight tick­ets cost $389.19 in­clud­ing fees. In ad­di­tion to hav­ing ac­cess to all three days of the fes­ti­val, VIPs can use a spe­cial en­trance along with clean, pri­vate bath­rooms. They’ll get ac­cess to phone charg­ers, an 22. Broward Cen­ter. $20+; VIP $65-$125+. Acous­tic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hi­att 8 pm Oct. 23. Broward Au-Rene. $39.50+-$119.50+. The Weeknd 7: 30 pm Oct. 24. AA Arena , 601Bis­cayne Blvd., Mi­ami. Tick­et­mas­ter. $35+. Toad the Wet Sprocket 7:30 pm Oct. 25. Cul­ture Room, 3045 N. Fed. Hwy., Fort Laud­erdale. 954-564-1074, cul­ture­room.net or Tick­et­mas­ter. $35-$110+. Steven Van Zandt - Lit­tle Steven & the Dis­ci­ples of Soul 8 pm Oct. 26. Rev­o­lu­tion Live. $39.50-$45+. Kings Of Leon 7 pm Oct. 27. Coral Sky Am­phithe­atre, 601-7 Sans­bury’s Way, West Palm Beach, Tick­et­mas­ter. $25-$221+. Mercy MeWith Un­spo­ken, Ryan Steven­son. 7 pm Oct. 28. Pom­pano Beach Am­phithe­atre, 1806 NE 6th St., 954-519-5500, theamp­pom­pano.org or Tick­et­mas­ter. $28-$78+. Car­los San­tana 8 pm Oct. 28. Hard Rock Live. $50.50-$230.50+. air-con­di­tioned lounge and a ded­i­cated view­ing area at the main stage. VIPs will be of­fered dis­counted prices at the bar and have ac­cess to a juice bar.

Gen­eral ad­mis­sion tick­ets cost $216.66 in­clud­ing fees.

Fore­sight tick­ets cost $244.12 per day, while daily gen­eral-ad­mis­sion tick­ets costs $144.85.

All tick­ets call be pur­chased at IIIPoints.Fron­tGateTick­ets.com.

Vir­tual re­al­ity

III Points in­cor­po­rated vir­tual re­al­ity in a mas­sive way last year with Mars 2030. The fes­ti­val part­nered with NASA for an ex­pe­ri­ence that al­lowed users to feel like as­tro­nauts ex­plor­ing the red planet. This year, Si­nop­oli says vir­tual re­al­ity will be in­te­grated in more of an ironic way, with in­stal­la­tions such as VRP. The VRP will feel like a roped-off VIP sec­tion with bot­tle ser­vice, bounc­ers and, of course, the VR head­set.

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