Festival Information

Fashion Meets Music Festival is returning to the Arena District! Join us as this year’s lineup will include a collaboration of Music and Fashion that will not only attract and bring together the local Columbus community but will position Columbus, OH as a Labor Day weekend destination; September 3rd & 4th, 2016.

Fashion Meets Music Festival is a two-day, four-stage festival featuring a variety of the best acts in live music and featuring some of the most talented designers in the country. The festival fuses two loves into one celebration elevating music and fashion into an experience featuring live performances, runway shows, local food, beverages, unique activations, and more.

General Inquires

What does FMMF stand for?

FMMF stands for Fashion Meets Music Festival. Our festival is committed to bringing together the fashion and music scene unlike any other festival.

When and where is FMMF?

Fashion Meets Music Festival has made a home in Downtown Columbus, Ohio — specifically in the beautiful Arena District. The Arena District features Nationwide Arena, home to the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets and national touring acts. In addition, Huntington park is home to the AAA Columbus Clippers. All this is surrounded by numerous bars, restaurants, hotels and other venues. You can read more about the Arena District here.

When did the festival begin?

FMMF’s inaugural event took place in August of 2014. While we are relatively young, we are here to stay.

How do I volunteer?

We’d love for you to join our team. Sign up to volunteer!

How should I stay connected with the festival?

Stay up-to-date with festival information and receive a behind-the-scenes look at the experience by following FMMF on Twitter, Instagram, and liking our page on Facebook.

How many stages will there be?

There will be four stages at Fashion Meets Music Festival, with one being the fashion tent.

Who do I contact if I have other questions?

Please email info@fmmf.us for additional questions that have not been answered on this page.



Do I need a ticket for the event?

Yes, you will need a ticket in order to enter one of the two main entrances to our footprint. On the day of the festival, you will need to show the ticket at the main entrance in order to get your wristband. Once you have the wristband, you are free to enter/exit via any entrance.

Where can I get tickets?

You can purchase tickets online here or at the gate on the day of the festival.
Any child under the age of 10 that is accompanied by a parent with a ticket may enter our festival for free.

Can I purchase a single day ticket?

Yes. You can purchase a single day ticket or a two day ticket.

Can I upgrade my general admission ticket to a VIP ticket?

Yes, upgrades will be available at the box office.

Can I purchase a ticket when I get there?

Yes! Single day and two day tickets will be sold at the box office.

Can I exit and re-enter the festival?

Yes! You may exit and reenter the festival as long as you have on your wristband. Any wristband that is not on your wrist will not be accepted. No exceptions.


Festival Times
Box office will open at 10:00 am
Gates will open at 12:00 pm and close at midnight
All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.
Event is rain or shine.
Artists and schedule subject to change

Urban Camping

Not this year! Many hotels surround our footprint, and we invite you to stay close by so that you may maximize your FMMF experience and enjoy all that we have to offer.

After Party

Parking & Tranportation

Where is the nearest airport?

Port Columbus International Airport

4600 International Gateway, Columbus, OH 43219

What are the most efficient modes of public transportation?

Hop on a COTA Bus that has a couple of stops right next to the Arena District, sign up for Uber or pick up a taxi to get to the festival.

Festival Map

What To Bring**

  • Non professional recording equipment and cameras for personal use only
  • Sunscreen
  • Babystroller
  • Valid ID
  • Blankets
  • Hats
  • Earplugs
  • Sunglasses
  • Small backpacks
  • Rain gear (coat/poncho is the best, compact hand held umbrellas only)

**Lists are subject to change at any time.

What NOT To Bring**

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Illegal Substances
  • Outside food or drink
  • Glass Containers
  • Full Size Umbrellas
  • Professional Recording Equipment
  • Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, etc. inside festival grounds
  • Pets (other than service animals)
  • No soliciting for personal businesses
  • Fireworks
  • Large coolers
  • Picnic baskets
  • Alcohol
  • Large backpacks
  • Laser pointers
  • Hula hoops
  • Folding chairs
  • Pop-up tents

**Lists are subject to change at any time.

Security & Medical

At FMMF, the security and well being of our guests is a priority. We will have a security and medical team on grounds at all times. Please don’t hesitate to ask for help when needed. If you have any specific questions regarding safety or medical attention, please email info@fmmf.us for more information.


FMMF welcomes anyone and everyone! We recommend that you pick up our festival map upon arrival to the festival or email info@fmmf.us in advance for more information.