Build Your Festival App With Purpose: Your Guide to Making a Festival App Your Audience Will Use and Love

Building a festival app may feel daunting, but it’s a lot easier than it seems. We’ve put together our best tips--from the basics to things you never even knew you needed to know--to help you make the festival app you’ve envisioned and give your attendees the best festival experience they’ve ever had.

Here’s what you need to build a festival app:

  1. Branding: Incorporate your logo and color palette into the design of your festival app. This visual customization puts your personal stamp on the app and establishes your event’s unique identity.
  2. Event description: What is your event all about? Let your audience know what to expect, when to expect it, and why they should get excited.
  3. Lineup: Spark interest in your event by releasing a lineup of performers to look forward to.
  4. Schedule: Help your attendees plan their festival experience by giving them a customizable schedule. This way, they can favorite the artists they want to see and create a calendar so they won’t miss a thing.
  5. Maps: Input your maps with food stalls, bathrooms, stages, and more, so your audience can get get a feel for the lay of the land before they arrive.
  6. Registration: Have your audience register their tickets through the app so you have an attendee list.
  7. Notifications: Let your audience know about up-to-date news and last minute details with push notifications.
  8. Social media: Promote your festival app wherever your audience is (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) and include a download link.

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