Your ticket gives you an incredible 3-day adventure filled with non-stop music and exciting programming. You’ll never be short on entertainment with over 25 scheduled appearances across three stages. In addition, your ticket also includes access to a variety of recreational activities such as walk-in camping, beach access perfect for swimming, stand-up paddle boards, water slide, inner tube slide, and beach volleyball are all included in your ticket. For those who love the outdoors, there are hiking trails to explore and access to over 82 acres of the stunning Tico Time Riverside Resort. Please note that included activities are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
TICKET TYPES EXPLAINED IN DETAIL:
3-Day GA Festival Pass. Get ready for an amazing three days of non-stop music and excitement with our 3-Day GA Festival Pass! You’ll have the ultimate festival experience with Walk-in Camping included. With three stages featuring over 25 scheduled appearances, there’s always something exciting going on. Plus, your pass gives you access to lots of fun recreational activities, like swimming at the beach, stand-up paddle boarding, water and inner tube sliding, and beach volleyball. If you’re an outdoor lover, you’ll be happy to know that hiking trails and 82 acres of the beautiful Tico Time Riverside Resort are also available. Just keep in mind these activities are first-come, first-served. We don’t want you to miss out on creating unforgettable memories at the festival, so make sure to grab your pass now!
3-Day GA Festival Pass – YOUTH (13-17). Experience all the excitement of the 3-Day GA Festival Pass at a discounted price with our YOUTH (13-17) pass. Designed for young festival-goers, this pass offers all the same perks as the standard pass, including walk-in camping. Please note that individuals must be accompanied by a legal guardian and aged 13-17 as of May 10, 2024 to qualify for this special offer.
3-Day GA Festival Pass – CHILD (12 and under). Experience all the excitement of the 3-Day GA Festival Pass at a discounted price with our YOUTH (13-17) pass. Designed for young festival-goers, this pass offers all the same perks as the standard pass, including walk-in camping. Please note that individuals must be accompanied by a legal guardian and aged 13-17 as of May 10, 2024 to qualify for this special offer.
Upgrade: Early Entry Thursday. If you want to get the perfect camping spot it’s a good idea to arrive early. You can do this by getting an Early Entry Thursday Upgrade, which will give you access to the walk-in camping, car camping, and RV camping areas one day before the event starts on Thursday, May 9th. Just remember that you need to arrive between 3 pm and 9 pm, One (1) per attendee is required. Ages 12 and under are free. Note there will be no access to the concert bowl until Friday at 9 am.
Parking: GA Single Entry. The GA Single Entry Parking Pass provides access to a single parking spot for a vehicle up to 18 feet. It is valid for one-time entry only, and re-entry is not allowed. Camping either in cars or in the parking area is strictly prohibited. If you must exit and return during the festival, you must purchase another parking pass upon your return. The GA Re-Entry parking pass is recommended for those intending to leave and re-enter more than twice during the event.
Parking: GA Re-Entry. You can opt for our GA- Re-Entry Parking Pass if you intend to leave and re-enter the event multiple times. This pass ensures you a parking spot for a single vehicle up to 18 feet throughout the festival, allowing you to come and go as you please. Please note that this pass is exclusively for GA parking and cannot be used for Car Camping or RV spots. It is strictly forbidden to camp in cars or in the GA parking lot.
Parking: Car Camping. The Car Camping Pass provides ample space for one vehicle up to 18′ long and a tent or hangout area. Car Camping areas are located in the Tamarindo & North Loop lots, measuring approximately 10′ x 35′. Please note that if you wish to camp next to specific vehicles, they must arrive simultaneously. Trailer campers that are less than 18 feet long are permitted. This pass is only for parking and does not grant entry to the festival. You must purchase an RV parking pass if your vehicle is longer than 18′.
Parking: Extra Vehicle at RV/Crew Campsite. Allows (1) one extra vehicle (less than 18′ in length) to park in the gravel within an already purchased RV or Crew Campsite. The designated site # must be given upon arrival, and the car will only be authorized to park within that specific site. Up to 4 extra vehicle passes can be purchased per RV or Crew Campsite.
RV or Crew Campsite # – 30/50 Amp * Preferred location. Your RV/Crew Campsite has everything you need for a comfortable stay! You’ll have plenty of space with a 35′ by 65′ area that includes RV hookups for electricity (30 or 50 amp), sewer, drinking water, a fire pit, and a picnic table. Space for (1) one RV or vehicle is included. If you have additional vehicles, you can purchase “Extra Vehicle at RV/Crew Campsite Parking Passes” so up to four more cars can join you. Remember that the pass only allows for one-time parking, with no re-entry. This is an excellent way for a large group of car campers can enjoy the event together. An RV or Crew Campsite designated as a “preferred location” offers closer proximity to the concert bowl, cafe, and food trucks or boasts additional green space.
RV or Crew Campsite # – 30 AMP * Preferred location. Your RV/Crew Campsite has everything you need for a comfortable stay! You’ll have plenty of space with a 35′ by 65′ area that includes RV hookups for electricity (30 amp), sewer, drinking water, a fire pit, and a picnic table. Space for (1) one RV or vehicle is included. If you have additional vehicles, you can purchase “Extra Vehicle at RV/Crew Campsite Parking Passes” so up to four more cars can join you. Remember that the pass only allows for one-time parking, with no re-entry. This is an excellent way for a large group of car campers can enjoy the event together. An RV or Crew Campsite designated as a “preferred location” offers closer proximity to the concert bowl, cafe, and food trucks or boasts additional green space.
RV or Crew Campsite # – 30/50 Amp. Your RV/Crew Campsite has everything you need for a comfortable stay! You’ll have plenty of space with a 35′ by 65′ area, including RV hookups for electricity (30 or 50 amp), sewer, drinking water, a fire pit, and a picnic table. Space for (1) one RV or vehicle is included. If you have additional vehicles, you can purchase “Extra Vehicle at RV/Crew Campsite Parking Passes” so up to four more cars can join you. Remember that the pass only allows for one-time parking, with no re-entry. This is an excellent way for a large group of car campers can enjoy the event together.
RV or Crew Campsite # – 30 Amp. Your RV/Crew Campsite has everything you need for a comfortable stay! You’ll have plenty of space with a 35′ by 65′ area, including RV hookups for electricity (30 amp), sewer, drinking water, a fire pit, and a picnic table. Space for (1) one RV or vehicle is included. If you have additional vehicles, you can purchase “Extra Vehicle at RV/Crew Campsite Parking Passes” so up to four more cars can join you. Remember that the pass only allows for one-time parking, with no re-entry. This is an excellent way for a large group of car campers can enjoy the event together.
RV FULL HOOKUP WAITLIST
Join the waitlist by purchasing this ticket. This ticket will put you in line, and if more RV spots become available or someone cancels their current reservation, you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to purchase the spot. You can secure your place in line by paying this $1 processing fee. The waitlist will be processed in the order in which it is received. The fee is non-refundable.
All sales are final. The event is Rain or Shine.
REFUND POLICY: All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be provided. In the case of a cancellation, all tickets will be valid on the rescheduled date. Refunds will be issued if a rescheduled date does not occur within 365 days.
I can not find my ticket – what should I do?
Check your spam, junk, or promotions folder in your email. If you still can’t find it, go to the ticket page and click “resend confirmation” at the top of the page If you are still having issues go to https://www.ticketspice.com/support and start a chat for support.
I purchased tickets through a 3rd party, a friend, or someone on Facebook. How do I know they are valid passes?
We can only guarantee ticket validity for purchases made through our official ticketing vendor via our website. DO NOT purchase through any 3rd party. There are many automated and peer-to-peer scams claiming to sell tickets below costs. These are fake and will not be honored.
Friday, May 17 – Sun, May 19, 2024
The gates will be open from Friday, May 17 at 9 am and close Monday, May 20 at 11 am. If you’re eager to start earlier, we’ve got you covered with the Early Entry Thursday Upgrade. This upgrade lets you access the grounds from 3 pm to 9 pm on Thursday.
Fri, Sat, and Sun the Box Office will be open 9 AM – 8 PM daily.
Thursday the box office will be open from 3 pm to 9 pm.
Although the weather is typically delightful this time of year, with an average low temperature of 46F and a high of 77F, it’s important to be prepared for anything. This includes intense sunshine, heat, rain, and wind. The show will go on, rain or shine!
Tico Time Bluegrass festival deeply values the importance of community and believes that the people truly make a place. With this in mind, the festival is dedicated to providing an environment filled with music, positive energy, and a strong sense of community. There are many ways to get involved. Come join in on the fun and experience the magic of Tico Time Bluegrass!
PERFORM MUSIC AT Tico Time Bluegrass: Tico Time Bluegrass absolutely loves discovering new and talented musicians in our community. We can’t wait to hear what you’ve got! We promise to take our time to give each submission the attention it deserves. We’ll let you know if your submission has been accepted by or before March 31st. If selected, you’ll perform at the festival, be featured on the website, receive tons of promotion and possible financial compensation, and rub shoulders with some of the hottest musical acts around. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us. Let’s spread good vibes and create something amazing together!
PERFORMANCE ART APPLICATION: Tico Time Bluegrass is all about performance art. We’re eagerly anticipating your submission and appreciate your patience as we carefully review each one. You can expect to hear back from us by or before March 31st regarding your acceptance. If selected, you’ll be given a coveted slot to perform at the festival and receive extensive promotion and passes to the event. Thank you for submitting your performance art – we are stoked to check it. Thank you!!
YOGA & MOVEMENT APPLICATION: At Tico Time Bluegrass, we start our days with a good stretch so that we can fully enjoy our evenings! Our upcoming event is looking for experienced Yoga Teachers who share our passion for music and want to contribute to our growing community. We appreciate your patience as we review all submissions and will notify you no later than March 31st if your submission has been accepted. If selected, you will have the opportunity to teach at the festival, receive widespread promotion, plus complimentary event tickets. Thank you for submitting your application, and we are excited to learn more about your practice and experience.
WORKSHOP & SPEAKER APPLICATION: Attention all passionate workshop leaders and teachers! We are thrilled to announce that the Tico Time Bluegrass festival is seeking talented individuals to lead workshops and teach at the upcoming event. We are eager to hear your ideas and welcome you to share your expertise by filling out our submission form. Although we anticipate receiving numerous entries, we promise to review each one meticulously. By March 31st, we will notify all accepted applicants and provide them with a dedicated workshop slot at the festival. We are committed to promoting your appearance and introducing you to a community of exceptional individuals working towards making the world a better place. Thank you for your interest in Tico Time Bluegrass – we can’t wait to hear from you!
ART & INSTALLATION APPLICATION: Tico Time Bluegrass is seeking fantastic art and art installations to share with the community. We love art and can not wait to see your application! Adding art projects and installations help elevate the experience plus get much-needed exposure for local and national artists. Applicants that have been accepted to participate will be contacted by or before March 31st. Thank you! We can’t wait to see what your creative mind has been up to
FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION: Hey there! Tico Time Bluegrass is super excited to invite food vendors to come and showcase their delicious offerings at our festival. We’re expecting a crowd of 2,000-3,000 happy campers over three days, so it’s a great opportunity to make some money and get your name out there. We do have limited space, so if you’re interested, we encourage you to apply ASAP.
All food vendors require a Business License, EIN#, and proof of insurance. Vending rates and all the details will be emailed to the email address submitted via the application.
CRAFT VENDOR APPLICATION: Tico Time Bluegrass is actively searching for craft vendors who are interested in displaying their products at the festival. With an expected attendance of 2,000-3,000 thousand attendees, the majority of whom will be camping on-site for three days, this event presents an exceptional opportunity to generate income and showcase your offerings. We encourage you to take advantage of this unique opportunity to present your offering to a captive audience. Space is limited, apply asap.
Vending rates and all the details will be emailed to the email address submitted via the application.
VOLUNTEER APPLICATION: Welcome! We have a variety of roles available for festival volunteers. If you’re interested in helping out, we’d love to have you on board.
The festival relies on wonderful volunteers like you who dedicate their time to make it a success. We value friendliness in all positions, as it helps create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for everyone involved. Shift placement is based on a first-come, first-served basis, but we do give priority to returning volunteers who have helped us in the past. This is a fun opportunity to meet new people, gain valuable work experience, or contribute to a musical community.
VOLUNTEER ELIGIBILITY: Volunteers must submit an application AND purchase a 3-day pass before being assigned shifts. Only after completing all assigned shifts will a full pass refund be given. The refund will be issued to the card used for purchasing the 3-Day pass within three days of the event. Notification of acceptance and shift assignments will be sent at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Those who are not accepted may request a ticket refund. Volunteers must be 18 or older and physically fit for certain positions.
VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTIONS
- Parking/Greeter – You will direct all vehicles entering the venue to the box office, artist or staff check-in. You may also be placed to support vehicles arriving in parking/camping areas.
- Greening (Trash and recycling) – This is a busy job that requires some lifting. You will empty full trash cans and replace can liners as required in areas in and around the venue and campgrounds. If you like to move and stay busy, this is the job for you.
- Security – You will work four more hours than most (total of 16, 2 X 8 hr shifts) than the standard volunteer, but it’s definitely worth it for the camaraderie, free meal after each shift, and a festival t-shirt, plus free festival admission of course! You will check for wristbands and help with car and foot traffic on the bridge. Space on the security crew is limited.
- Hospitality – You will work four more hours than most (total of 16 hours, 2 X 8-hour shifts). You will assist our catering team in the backstage area, keeping dressings rooms in order and drinks and meals flowing.
- Operations – You will work with the operations team, putting up tents, pulling cables, and getting dirty. This role is for stronger individuals who like to work with a motivated team of get-it-done kind of humans.
- Administration – Support staff for the production office. Running items and checking in staff and volunteers this is a role for an organized people person. Computer experience is helpful.
- Box office – You will meet and greet the public, scan tickets and exchange them for wristbands, sell tickets, check-in volunteers, answer questions, etc. Basic computer skills are a plus in this fast-paced area.
- Build/setup – You will help build the festival site, including stringing lights, hanging signs, spreading wood chips, fencing, and many other tasks. Physically demanding may involve working on a ladder, raking, shoveling, etc.
- Strike/Teardown – You will help Strike the festival site, take down signs, remove fencing, and do many other tasks. Physically demanding may involve working on a ladder, raking, shoveling, etc.
- Gate monitors – You will greet entrants, check them for valid wristbands, and inspect backpacks and coolers for glass and alcohol. Setting a positive, friendly tone at this point of entry while working quickly and with a smile is critical.
- Merchandise tent – You will organize (straighten, fold, and display) merchandise, assist customers with selections, and make sales via cash and credit card terminals. Retail experience is a plus.
- First Aid – Our all-volunteer first aid station is staffed by currently licensed RNs, EMTs, and physicians. Pls, be as detailed as possible about your experience level if interested in this role.
Q: I can not afford a ticket, but I have been a trusted volunteer in the past. What do I do?
A: Fill in the application and explain in as much detail as possible what you have done with the event(s) in the past.
Q: What do I do when I arrive?
A: Arrive like all other attendees, get your wristband and then check in at the volunteer booth to confirm your presence and to ask any questions.
Q: Should I arrive at my shifts 10 minutes before my start time?
A: Yes, check in 10 minutes before your start time prepared to work.
Q: What if I am no longer available or no longer wish to volunteer?
A: If your availability changes at any time, contact the volunteer coordinator ASAP! As we will be counting on you.
Q: How do I know if I have been accepted?
A: You will receive a confirmation email, text, or phone call from the volunteer coordinator no later than two weeks before the event.
Q: How many hours do I have to work for my pass?
A: For most positions, you will be required to work three 4-hour shifts in exchange for a 3-day festival pass.
Q: I’m a returning volunteer. Will I get to work the same job at the same time as last year?
A: We consider seniority and experience when scheduling shifts. Provide detailed comments in the application for optimal placement.
Q: Can my children accompany me in volunteering?
A: No. Your full attention is required during your scheduled volunteer shifts. They are welcome at the festival and in the campgrounds with proper supervision.
Q: Do you have any volunteer positions for kids under the age of 18?
A: No. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
STREET TEAM APPLICATION: Interested in becoming a part of the team? Become a Tico Time Bluegrass Stree Team Member. Tico Time Bluegrass loves to create community; this is a fun and straightforward way to get involved. Street Team members receive special contests and content to share with their friends and communities and the opportunity to get a free ticket in exchange for promotional activities.
Activities include passing out handbills at related music events, putting up posters, and spreading the word online.
Street Team Members also receive exclusive content and invites to team events! Sign up here and you will be contacted with all the details on how the program works!
CONTACT US: If you’re unable to find an answer to your question on our FAQ page, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at email@example.com. We’re always happy to help and will get back to you as soon as we can. If you have any questions about your ticket, be sure to take a look at our ticketing FAQ first before contacting us for further assistance.
Magical Forest camping is a 5-7 minute walk from parking. A free gear shuttle will be available that runs from the parking area to the Magical Forest.
Yes, the shuttle to and from the Magical Forest is free. Please note this is a gear shuttle only.
We’ve got you covered with showers at two different locations. And don’t worry about finding a bathroom, we’ve got plenty of well-maintained permanent and temporary ones in the campground and concert bowl areas.
We’re so excited to offer our attendees a wide range of delicious food options at the event! We’ve made sure to include plenty of healthy, organic, vegan, and vegetarian choices, so everyone can find something they love. Come hungry and ready to explore all the tasty vendors we have in store for you!
Don’t worry if you forget something, the general store has got you covered! Conveniently located in the heart of the event, it’s easy to find. Plus, there’s a cafe right next door that offers a variety of delicious snacks, ice, smoothies, and espresso drinks.
We have made sure that there is safe and clean drinking water available for all our attendees. To help reduce waste and protect the environment, we kindly ask everyone to bring their own water bottles and storage containers. Water spikets can be found in several convenient locations, which are clearly marked on the map.
We offer diverse beer and wine options in the Concert Bowl area. To ensure everyone’s safety and enjoyment, we kindly ask that you refrain from bringing any outside alcoholic beverages into the concert bowl, food court, or performance areas. However, you are welcome to bring and enjoy your alcohol at your designated campsite. Thank you for your cooperation.
Attendees can enjoy a spacious beach conveniently located near the main stage. Jump on in. The swimming is great!
SUPs, tubes, and Kayaks are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and available at the beach.
No. Attendees are required to obey all Federal, State, and County Laws including those regarding public nudity.
Yes, Tico Time Bluegrass is a family-friendly event. It is very safe, however, children should be supervised by their parent or legal guardian at all times. Little ones 5 and over require a discounted youth or child’s ticket. 4 and under are free.
We kindly ask that parents or legal guardians supervise them at all times, especially in and around the water.
Sorry, pets are NOT ALLOWED anywhere on the festival grounds, campgrounds, or parking lots/cars. This includes dogs, cats, etc.
We kindly ask that you leave your furry friend at home for this festival. We want all animals to be safe and happy.
Only service animals, as defined by the ADA Guidelines, are an exception.
All attendees must sign a waiver before entering the festival grounds. By signing your waiver before you arrive you save yourself 30-60 minute wait at the gate.
Save yourself time and sign your waiver in advance.
Treat all with respect
No refunds. This is a rain or shine event.
All tickets must be exchanged for a wristband, which must be worn on your wrist at all times.
No weapons of any kind.
No unapproved vending.
No unapproved amplified music.
No unapproved drones, or video taping.
Attendees must obey all Federal, State, and County Laws.
Tico Time Bluegrass and Tico Time are not responsible for loss, damages, or personal injury.
All attendees and participants must sign the Tico Time waiver.
Anyone found breaking the code of conduct may have their wristband cut and be asked to leave the property. Together we make this a safe, fun family friendly event. Don’t be “that guy”!