Coachella Festival has been fined a whopping $117,000 a day after the weekend of the festival.
According to reports by TMZ, Coachella Festival has been fined for breaking curfew in the City of Indio where the festival was held.
There is a curfew in the City of Indio and unfortunately, Coachella violated on all three days the event was held.
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Times for the curfew on the weekend are as follows: 1am on Friday and Saturday and midnight on Sunday. However, Coachella violated all three timelines over the weekend hence the fine.
They were roughly 25 minutes late on Friday, 22 minutes on Saturday and 25 minutes on Sunday hence this hefty fine. The daily fine for first 5 minutes past curfew us $20,000 and an extra $1,000 for every minute after.
The $117,000 fine Coachella will be paying will go into Indio’s General Fund.