Here at the Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, we want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our rules outline what is expected of attendees and help ensure a smooth event for all.

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our guidelines before attending the festival. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us. Thank you for being a part of the Golden Festival family, and we look forward to seeing you there!


Smoking is not allowed indoors at Golden Festival. Smoking is also not permitted in the Patio outside the food service area.

Astoria World Manor is providing beverages: on Friday in the Cornicello Room (2nd floor), and on Saturday in the Cornicello Room and Imperial Room (1st floor). Cash only.

Insurance coverage for the event prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages to Astoria World Manor. Thank you for understanding.

If you are not feeling well on the day of the festival, we encourage you to stay home, and you may ask for a refund by emailing

Please do not go into any marked-off areas. If you are found there you will be required to leave the festival.

Parents, please be sure your children are aware of this. If your child is found in a restricted area, you will be required to leave with your child.

The taking of photographs and/or videos is permitted at the Golden Festival, except as noted below:

  • Engagements for commercial gain or profit such as movie films, commercial television productions, and photography for commercial advertisements must obtain prior authorization
  • Video lights or spot lights may not be used except with prior authorization
  • Access to the stages or non-public spaces requires prior authorization
  • Maintain a reasonable distance from musicians and dancers
  • For authorization contact

Because of damage to handwoven textiles used as stage decorations, we cannot allow any drinks on stage other than water for performers.

While we strive to create a safe and enjoyable environment at our event, we cannot be held responsible for lost or misplaced items. We encourage all community members to take proactive measures to keep their personal belongings secure at all times. This includes keeping valuables close, utilizing designated storage areas when available, and being mindful of your surroundings. Together, we can ensure a positive experience for everyone attending.

  • Lost items may be turned in at the following locations:
    • Friday: Sapphire Room
    • Saturday: Fountain Room
  • After the festival contact the Golden Festival phone number: 646-844-gold (4653) or
  • Items will be held for 1 month