Mind Over Matter | Consultancy Services

Bohemian Nights Festival – Fort Collins Colorado

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Introduction

A Festival attracting over 120,000 people per day to an event with five stages, a children’s activity centre, crafts, food, stalls, funfairs, children’s rides and much much more. This Festival has been in Fort Collins for 20 years attracting acts such as Spearhead, Alison Krauss, War and Pat Benetar.

Project Brief

Providing crowd management training and education for the festival team, the police, the fire service, the security team and other consultants. Providing expert advice on the set up of the festival, the barrier configuration, health and safety and other elements.

Issues

120,000 people visiting the festival site but only 6000 being able to fit into the main stage footprint, issues with capacities, ingress, egress, road closures, a paedophile unit on site, marijuana problems, a 24/7 garage selling fuel next to the main stage and many more.

Outcomes

A safely run festival going off without any hitches