The Hangout Music Festival Arrives in Gulf Shores This May

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The Hangout Music Festival is scheduled to begin on Friday, May 17th, on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama. From the Hangout Main Stage to the Monster Energy Beach Club and Mermaid Stage, attendees can expect an abundance of enticing settings that promise fun times and live entertainment. 

The festival’s impressive lineup includes Lana Del Ray, Zach Bryan, The Chainsmokers, Dominic Fike, G Flip, Nelly, and many other highly anticipated talents. Throughout the weekend, attendees will have ample opportunities to enjoy live music, relax under palm-tree canopies on Hammock Beach, and encounter unique and creative art installations. 

Indulge in all-day snacks and drinks at the Nosh Pit, and don’t miss the chance to purchase limited-edition merch on the Great Lawn, where picturesque shoreline vistas and Malibu rum await. 

Central to this year’s Hangout Music Festival is the nonprofit group To Write Love on Her Arms. Dedicated to assisting people facing depression, addiction, and other challenges, To Write Love on Her Arms will host a booth at the event and sell T-shirts to support their cause. 

Tickets for 3-day admission start at $339, with 3-day VIP access tickets beginning at $1,499. VIP perks include access to the VIP Grove and admission to side-stage pools. The Hangout Music Festival is open to all ages, although those ages 17 and under must be accompanied by a ticketed adult 21 or older.