by: Ross Goldenberg
May 12, 2022
Ultra‘s “Back to Bayfront” slogan can be put to rest, at least for the next few years. In the newest development in the longstanding saga between the festival and the city of Miami, the two sides have announced a renegotiated deal that allows Ultra to officially call Bayfront Park its home through 2027.
According to the Miami Herald, the main difference in the unanimously agreed upon contract with the Bayfront Park Management Trust states that beginning after Ultra 2023, the city of Miami will raise Ultra’s annual fees by 4%—based on the $2 million base rent—each year until 2027. Another change in the deal is that while the agreement had previously been indefinite, Ultra’s new contract will end following its 2027 festival and the sides will have to come to a new agreement moving forward. The contract also keeps the same year-to-year agreement from before that allows either Ultra or the city of Miami to revoke the deal during a two-month timeframe following the festival’s conclusion and upholds the terms around Bayfront Park’s 28-day closure, reduced decibel levels, and Ultra’s daily hours.
Ultra has also announced that on May 17, a limited number of tickets will be available here. Ultra also used an unreleased ID from John Summit and GUZ titled “What a life.” in its announcement video.
We’re excited to announce that the City of Miami Commission has unanimously passed a resolution officially making Bayfront Park our home through 2027!
A limited amount of tickets will go on sale Tuesday, May 17 at 11AM ET!https://t.co/FlknAxepyW
— Ultra Music Festival (@ultra) May 12, 2022
H/T: Miami Herald
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