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Special Rates - Student Rush, Children, Youth Rates

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2017 Student Rush Tickets - $40

Student Rush Times:
4 PM: festival weekdays 
2 PM: festival weekend days (except July 16)
12 PM: July 16 (park opens early for community programming)
 
Here’s the scoop:
 
Eligibility - Student Rush Tickets can be purchased by any current student who can present valid student identification in their name from the 2017 academic year (student card, ISIC card, etc.). The student must be present for the purchase. 
 
Quantity - students can purchase 1 ticket each. Tickets are $40 inclusive. Typically there are 200 tickets available per day.
 
Availability - “Student Rush” tickets must be purchased on the date for which they are valid – no advance purchases allowed. For example, if you want tickets for July 14 tickets, you must arrive on July 14, not July 8 or July 12.
 
Student Rush” tickets are only available at the festival box office at the times listed above AND while quantities last.  They cannot be purchased online or at outlets.
 
Once student rush is sold out, only regular priced tickets will be available.
 
We reserve the right to limit sale or request additional identification from individuals whose eligibility is in doubt. Show us your dorky school ID pic, we promise not to judge.
 
Expert tips:
 
Try to arrive at the box office BEFORE RUSH BEGINS. Wear sunscreen, bring some friends and stay hydrated!
 
Bring your school ID and cash. The box office also accepts credit and debit.
 
Festival gates open at 5 PM, so after you’ve got your tickets, feel free to take a walk by the river or go home and crash until it’s party time.

 

Children

Children aged 9 and under are admitted to the festival free of charge when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. The one exception is in VIP reserved seating areas, where each patron must have a ticket, as seats are assigned during purchase and we cannot re-seat at the event. Only very young children (under 3) who can sit on parents' laps would be admitted without a ticket.

 
 
Youth
As of end of day Monday, June 12th, Youth Festival Wristbands are no longer available for purchase in 2017. See you at the festival!