Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What is 258 Deaf St Festival?2018-04-23T18:07:55+00:00

Pah! Studios are proud to host their own sign language culture festival – an event where we all recognize sign language users in their true form and celebrate the diversity and unity in the sign language community. There will be fun activities as well as exhibits, DEAF GOT TALENT programming, meet and greet with Deafies in Drag along with other #deaftalents, and many opportunities to win CASH prizes!!

Where is 258 Deaf St based in?2018-04-23T18:30:32+00:00

We are founded in the state of Colorado, but plan to have 258 Deaf St festival tour all over United States. We also plan to take our festival internationally! Our first festival will occur in Denver, Colorado, and we have plans to have festivals in Florida, California, Texas, to name a few..

Is festival handicapped accessible?2018-04-23T18:31:20+00:00

YES. Please email us at info@258deafst.com with any accessible needs and we will be happy to work with you.

Is it free to enter 258 Deaf St Festival?2018-04-23T18:31:57+00:00

All of the features we will provide including deaf entertainment, party parade, scavenger hunt, and more couldn’t happen without the community support. We do charge a minimal $5 admission, but in the end, it may be you who invested $5 to get more prizes in return! To purchase tickets, go on our home page and click on purchase tickets button!

Do you allow refunds for tickets?2018-04-23T18:36:41+00:00

Since the cost are so minimal, we do not respect or grant any refunds for tickets purchased through our website. All ticket sales are final.

Are pets allowed?2018-04-23T18:38:15+00:00

Service animals are allowed, and pets that are not service animals are not permitted to be on festival grounds, according to our agreement with National Western Complex.

Will parking be available on site at National Western Complex?2018-04-23T18:40:49+00:00

There is plenty of day parking available at a rate of $10/day. The day parking lot is open on Saturday during the festival from 8am until midnight.  Cars left in the day parking lot after midnight will be towed. Vendors and Sponsors will get their parking passes according to their agreement with 258 Deaf St, LLC.

Do children need tickets?2018-04-23T18:42:24+00:00

Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult are FREE. However, you need to get a free ticket for each child you will be bringing to the festival. There is an option for this in ticketing online.

How should I book off-site accommodations?2018-04-23T18:44:53+00:00

We work directly with hotels and airport companies to give you best deals on airfare and hotel rates. We have specific codes to go with corresponding companies and that is provided in our festival details page. Please note: we are not responsible for travel arrangements as companies work directly with you upon making reservations.

What can I bring?2018-04-23T18:48:54+00:00

Bring a camera or your camera phone as there are many photo opportunities for you to grab. You can bring just about anything, but, of course, be considerate! Larger bag are subjected to inspection.

What should I NOT bring?2018-04-23T18:51:21+00:00

NO Firearms, NO Pets, NO Outside Food or Beverages are allowed to be brought into the festival grounds. Food vendors will be onsite at the festival serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner during festival hours.  NO drugs, fireworks, sky lanterns, motorized vehicles, signs, flags, or banners. NO smoking near crowds or children or even on festival grounds. Violations of any kind will result in immediate ban from the festival.

What is Deaf Got Talent competition?2018-04-23T18:54:28+00:00

Got talent? Want to win $1,000? Now is your chance to submit your audition video via email or post it online on our page, 258 Deaf St.! Our hosts, Deafies in DragMelissa Elmira Yingst, and Karla Gutierrez will explain what you need to do to get selected to compete and win! Our goal is to expand our deaf talent pool for many companies to choose from: we want to recognize many raw deaf talents as much as possible.

How do I become an exhibitor or a sponsor?2018-04-23T18:56:17+00:00

We have several vendor and sponsorship opportunities available. Please check out “Get Involved” page to inquire and download our packages. Please support this festival as we cannot continue without your help!

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