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FAQ / Rules

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I get there?

Q: What is the admission cost?

A: Pops at the Post is a  free event. But since this event is off site this year (Transportation Museum), if you arrive before 3pm, there will an admission fee to the museum. See their website for ticket prices.

Q: When is the concert?

A: Pops at the Post is on the first saturday in June. The pre-entertainment begins at 5:00pm, the Pops concert begins approximately 7:30pm.

Q: How long is the concert?

A: Pops at the Post is typically a two-hour concert, with a 15-minute intermission.
There are two planned encores, but families with young children may feel free to leave at any time.
Please enjoy yourself during the concert, but please respect those guests who may be more focused on the music.

Q: How can I follow what’s going on?

A: You can get a handheld fan with the program printed on the back at the Salisbury Symphony’s tent.

Q: Are there restrooms available?

A: Yes. Port-a-johns, both regular and handicapped, are available. See map for locations.

Q: Where do I park?

A: Ample parking is available at the NC Transportation Museum.

Q: Is there handicapped parking available?

A: Yes. There is limited handicapped parking available.

Q: Is there reserved seating available?

A: Yes. There are 400 reserved seats available each year. These are for Salisbury Symphony Orchestra season ticket holders, event sponsors and handicapped concert-goers.

Q: What if it rains?

A: The concert will go on as planned since it will be inside at the ‘Back Shop’ at the Museum.

Q: Is there food available?

A: Yes.

Q: Can I tailgate?

A: Yes. Spots can be reserved before the day of the event via Eventbrite. Any spots left unreserved will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. More information to come.

Q: Is alcohol allowed?

A: No alcohol is allowed at the Pops at the Post event.

Q: What if someone has an emergency of some kind?

A:Personnel from the Spencer Fire Department & EMS will be on standby at the event.

Q: Where can I find information on the events sponsors?

A: Be sure to visit our sponsors.

Q: Is there free Cheerwine again this year?

Yes! Look for the Cheerwine trailer!

Q: May I bring my dog on a leash?

A: Sorry. No pets are allowed

Q: May I bring something to cook on if I am tailgating?

A: Sorry. No open flames are allowed for safety reasons.

Q: Where can I donate during the concert?

A: Thank you for supporting our event! There will be a “pass the hat” during intermission, or you may donate at the Salisbury Symphony tent.

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