Music Festivals

Uber Is Offering Flat Fares to and from Okeechobee Fest

Headed to Okeechobee Fest this weekend? Still scrambling to put together travel plans to the near-mythologized festival grounds at Sunshine Grove? Trying your best to do this thing on the cheap? You can breathe a bit easier now since Uber announced it will offer flat fares to and from the inaugural music and arts event.

Whether you're streaming in from Broward, Dade, West Palm, Orlando, or the Tampa/St. Pete areas, your local Uber has got you covered with fares as low as $12.50 per rider when you use the app's split fare feature. They're also offering flat fares from the Okeechobee Amtrak station to the festival grounds, in case you're chugging in from way out of town.

Here's all the info you'll need, straight from the Uber news blog:

We have partnered with our friends at Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival to make getting you to and from the grounds simple and stress free. There are many ways to incorporate Uber into your journey into the Portal.

Flat Fares*:

We are offering flat fares from 5 locations across South and Central Florida, with both uberX (up to 4 riders) and uberXL (up to 6 riders), that can cost as low as $12.50 per rider when you use split your fare. To ensure you are requesting with the flat fare, always make sure to do a fare estimate before requesting.

MIAMI-DADE

uberX $130 | uberXL $250

BROWARD

uberX $100 | uberXL $230

PALM BEACH

uberX $50 | uberXL $110

ORLANDO

uberX $99 | uberXL $149

TAMPA + ST. PETERSBURG

uberX $125 | uberXL $175

Additionally if you are traveling to Okeechobee by Amtrak, we are offering flat rates from the Okeechobee station to the grounds.

AMTRAK OKEECHOBEE STATION

uberX $20 | uberXL $40

*Flat fares are subject to dynamic pricing.

At the festival:

You can find Uber on-site all weekend at Portal 4, so you can request rides to and from the grounds at the tap of a button from the Uber Pick Up Zone.

Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival
With Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Skrillex, Bassnectar, and others. March 4 to 6 at Sunshine Grove, 12517 NE 91st Ave., Okeechobee. Three-day advance passes start at $269.50. Visit okeechobeefest.com.
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Falyn Freyman is a freelance multimedia journalist based in Miami. She previously produced videos for Univision and edited music content for New Times Broward-Palm Beach. Her work has been featured in Vice, Bustle, Broadly, Time Out, and other publications. She has a master's degree from the Columbia School of Journalism.
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