As one of the most well known and most anticipated festivals in the US you can expect great things to come from each year’s celebrations. Of course, Lollapalooza is more than just another music festival, it’s a cultural experience that takes place on 115 acres in Chicago. As you can probably imagine, getting tickets to this bad boy will be difficult so we are here to offer a few tips and tricks to help you out.
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Since the festival is coming up, and most tickets are sold out, the information below will help for next year.
What do you need to do first?
First, you should sign up for Lollapalooza’s festival e-list, where you will receive exclusive emails concerning important festival information such as news and announcements, lineups, when tickets go on sale, and other exclusives. We also suggest following them on Twitter and Facebook for other articles and announcements about the event.
Once you’re all signed up you will be one of the first to find out when tickets go on sale.
Don’t forget about MyFest! By creating a MyFest account you are enabling yourself easy access to all things Lollapalooza. You can create a customized schedule for who you want to see and you can even share with your friends so you can plan your experience together.
You’re all signed up and waiting for the on sale date right? Good, why not check out ticket options so you know what you want to get before they go on sale.
It’s time for tickets to go on sale what do you do? Get to the Stand by page as soon as possible! Do’t refresh your page once you are there or you could be bumped out of your spot! Use Multiple tabs, multiple computers, friends, family, get everyone on board to help you. Tickets will be hard to get!
- Regular 4-Day Ticket – $335
- 1-Day Ticket – $120
- VIP 4-Day Ticket – $2,200
- VIP 1-Day Ticket – $650
- Platinum 4-Day Ticket – $4,200
Know what tickets you want? Awesome! Don’t forget to look at all the Hotel Packages that Lollapalooza offers on their site:
- The James Chicago
- JW Marriot Chicago
- Hotel Palomar Chicago
- InterContinental Chicago
- The Peninsula Chicago
Something else that might be helpful: Payment plans. These plans can be selected during your checkout process.
You might not know about this little nugget of information (If you do then kudos to you!). If you want to enjoy more great music you can check out the official Lollapalooza late night shows. They take place in Chicago and the surrounding cities and you don’t need your wristband to attend. More information about these event will be release closer to the festival.
Here are just a few more things to consider before getting your tickets:
- Stay under the ticket limit – If you go over, your order can be cancelled. (Ticket limit is 8)
- Children 10 and younger get in free of charge with an adult who has a ticket.
- Lockers will be available to rent.
- There isn’t parking on festival grounds – but there are a few parking areas nearby. You can reserve and pre-pay for regular and discounted parking in advance on Lollapalozza’s webisite at any time.
Now you should be ready for when tickets go on sale!
Wait! Tickets are sold out? Never fear because ticket sites like StubHub, SuperSeats and SeatGeek just might have some tickets for you to snag for the festival. So no need to freak out over sold out tickets, you can rest easy knowing tickets will be around for a while.
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