FAQs: Bonnaroo Festival

The information you need to know before planning a trip for Bonnaroo Festival.

What to Pack?

  • Rain gear (failure to bring it increases the chance of rain)
  • Camping gear (tent, tarp, sleeping bags, etc.)
  • Your favourite hoodie
  • Extra shoes/sneakers
  • Mud boots (in case it rains)
  • Bug spray (we recommend without DEET – be green!)
  • Sunscreen (lots of it)
  • A hat for shade
  • A bandana (in Tennessee, in June, you’re going to sweat)
  • Sunglasses
  • Aluminium or stainless steel container (or two!) for water
  • Biodegradable plastic bags for trash
  • Toilet paper (you never know)
  • Lantern / Flashlight / headlamp (AND extra batteries!)
  • Flag or balloon to identify your campsite
  • Extra set of keys to keep with you at all times (avoid keeping keys in your car!)

 

What Are The Festival Dates And Hours?

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will be held June 8-11, 2017.

CAMPING

The General Admission (GA) Campgrounds open at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

The VIP Campgrounds open at 7:00 AM on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

All campgrounds close at 12:00 PM on Monday, June 12, 2017.

CENTEROO

Centeroo is the heart of the festival where you’ll see performances, check out the vendors, and explore all kinds of activities. It opens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, June 8, and stays open non-stop, just like Las Vegas, until Sunday, June 11 at 10:30 PM.

MAIN VENUE

Adjacent to Centeroo is the Main Venue, where the What Stage is located. The Main Venue opens at 2 PM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and closes after the What Stage headliner takes their last bow.

Will There Be ATMs Available?

Yes. If you need cash, ATMs can be found throughout Centeroo, at the General Stores, and at most Pods.

Is There A Minimum Age Requirement?

Bonnaroo is an all ages event. Please note that any attendee over the age of 2 will need a ticket to enter.

How Much Are Ticket Fees?

GA Tickets: Ticket fees are $35.90 per GA ticket, which includes a $6.00 facility fee, $3.00 contribution to Coffee County, $2.00 charity donation, and other applicable fees.

VIP Tickets (in pairs): VIP ticket fees are $105.10 per pair, which includes per ticket a $6.00 facility fee, $3.00 contribution to Coffee County, $2.00 charity donation, and other applicable fees.

Platinum Tickets: Platinum fees are also per ticket and include a $6.00 facility fee, $3.00 contribution to Coffee County, $2.00 charity donation, and other applicable fees.

2 Platinum Tickets fees: $219.10

2 Platinum Tickets + Cabana fees: $287.20

4 Platinum Tickets + RV Oasis fees: $531.80

What Can / Can’t I Bring?

Each person, their belongings, and their vehicle are subject to search upon entry. Please view the list below to see what you can and cannot bring in specific to different areas of the festival.

CAMPGROUNDS

YES Alcohol (link to policy)

YES Food/drinks

YES Point and shoot cameras/cameras with detachable lens less than 2” long

YES Portable camping grill (link to policy)

YES Generator (smaller than 4KW) (link to policy)

 

NO Glass

NO Kegs (link to policy)

NO Weapons

NO Drones

NO Fireworks

NO Illegal Substances

NO Bicycles or any other 2-wheeled transportation device

NO Professional cameras (with detachable lenses longer than 2” long)

NO Pets (even really, really tiny ones)

NO Glow sticks

NO Box trucks/trailers (link to policy)

NO Laser pens or similar focused light device

NO Vending (sharing, yes. Selling, no)

NO Tools (stay tuned for what camping tools are permitted)

 

CENTEROO / MAIN VENUE

 

YES Empty water bottles / Camelbaks (link to water info)

YES 1 factory sealed water bottle

YES Medium-sized, unframed backpacks

YES Lawnchair (less than a foot off the ground)

YES Blankets

YES Point and shoot cameras/cameras with detachable lens less than 2” long

YES Selfie Stick (Shorter than 40″ in length, made of light material: light metal, rubber, plastic)

YES Totem (Less than 6 feet tall, and less than a 1/2 inch thick. Must be made of light material: swim noodles, foam type material, cardboard tubes, fabric, light plastic, balloons and/or blow up items.)

 

NO Food or drinks, other than water and small snacks (Trail mix, yes. Double cheeseburger, no.)

NO Outside Alcohol (alcohol will be sold in venue)

NO Chairs that sit higher than 1 foot off the ground

NO Totems made of wood, metal and/or PVC material will NOT be allowed. This includes flag poles and heavy sticks.

NO Anything that’s prohibited elsewhere on festival grounds

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