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Get involved

Hear Grand Island thrives on the strength and unity of our community. Our events shine brightest when everyone comes together to contribute their time, talents, and enthusiasm. Whether you're passionate about volunteering, representing a non-profit, or showcasing your culinary talents, there's a place for you at Hear Grand Island.

If you’re eager to help make Hear Grand Island an unforgettable experience, we’d love to chat with you! Explore the opportunities below to find out how you can become a vital part of our vibrant event.

We couldn't do it without you

volunteer at hear grand island

Join us in making the Hear Grand Island Music Festival an unforgettable experience! We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to help us bring the festival to life every Friday from May 31st through August 2nd.


By volunteering, you'll be part of a vibrant community, gain valuable experience, and enjoy the festival from a unique perspective.

As a Volunteer, you might assist with a variety of tasks, including: 

  • Checking IDs: Ensure our attendees enjoy the festival responsibly by verifying IDs and distributing wristbands.

  • Helping with the Beer Garden stations: Act as a runner to transport supplies and assist with operations in the Beer Garden.

  • Maintaining festival grounds: Keep the festival clean by emptying trash bins and managing recycling.

  • Setting up infrastructure: Assist with the setup of tents, stage equipment, and venue barriers before and after the festival.

  • Facilitating workshops and interactive sessions: Assist in organizing and running engaging activities for festival-goers.

Ready to volunteer? Sign up now to join us on one or more of the festival dates. Shifts are available from 3 PM to 12 AM, and you can choose the times that work best for you.

Why Volunteer?

Be Part of the Community: Meet new people and make lasting connections.
Gain Experience: Build your skills in event management, customer service, and more.
Enjoy the Festival: Experience the music and festivities from behind the scenes.

Don't miss this opportunity to be a crucial part of Hear Grand Island. We can't wait to work with you!

Click the button below to submit your information to the Volunteer sing-up portal.

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Become a featured non-profit

Hear Grand Island is excited to extend a special invitation to local non-profits to become our Featured Non-Profit at our upcoming festival! This is a fantastic opportunity for your organization to gain visibility, engage with the community, and raise funds for your cause.

Why Volunteer with Hear Grand Island?

Booth Space: Set up a booth to showcase your organization and engage with festival attendees.

Engagement Activities: Plan and execute activities that highlight your mission and work.

Stage Time: Speak briefly on stage to share your organization's mission and goals.

Proceeds Donation: Receive a portion of the proceeds from our concessions as a donation to your organization.


Volunteer Tasks (may include, but not limited to):

  • Checking IDs for over 21+ wristbands.

  • Assisting with setup and breakdown of stage equipment as needed

  • Helping with the Beer Garden stations, acting as a runner to help transport supplies, etc.

  • Emptying trash bins, ensuring the festival grounds are kept clean.

  • Assisting with the setup of tents, stage equipment, venue barriers, and other infrastructure before and after the festival.

  • Helping sell band merch (if requested by the band), festival merch, etc.

  • Helping with the setup and facilitation of workshops or interactive sessions

  • Helping to organize and run festival activities like games, contests, or community art projects.

  • Helping with live updates on social media platforms, capturing event highlights to be used on website & social, as needed.


  • A minimum of 10 volunteers, aged 18 and older.

  • Availability to volunteer on the date(s) you select.

If your non-profit is interested in this exciting opportunity, please fill out our application form linked below! Join us in making Hear Grand Island a memorable event while supporting your mission. We look forward to partnering with you to make a positive impact in our community!


become a food vendor

We want to offer some food options to our attendees to be able to come down, watch live music, and not worry about cooking dinner! 

Hear Grand Island encourages our local food vendors to submit your information to be able to set up on a Friday night this summer!

let's get in touch

submit your information using the forms here

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