The Tom Petty Birthday Bash is a music festival celebrating the life and legacy of Tom Petty through music, art and community engagement in his hometown of Gainesville, FL.
Join over 20 local and national bands and thousands of people just like you! This is a FREE festival where everyone is welcome to celebrate. In addition to the free ticket, you can upgrade your experience to benefit the UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine, and receive merchandise, luxury perks, special access to private bars and restrooms, and an invitation to the Friday night Kick-Off Party. In addition to three days of great music, food, and fun Tom Petty Birthday Bash will also make history with the world’s largest “Happy Birthday” sing-along to Tom Petty at 8pm on Sunday followed fireworks at 8:15pm!
Oct. 18: Kick-Off Party (VIP 5-7pm) 7-11pm- public welcome
Oct. 19: 1pm-11pm
Oct. 20: 2pm-10:30pm- Tom Petty's Birthday Celebration with Heavy Petty