How do I purchase festival passes?

You may purchase festival passes HERE. The limit is six per purchase.


Festival Pass holders will receive entry into the 20+ participating venues during the festival in addition to discounts at participating local restaurants and retailers. Festival pass holders also receive deeply discounted early access to tickets for the 2-3 standalone events.

How do I purchase tickets for standalone events?

You may purchase standalone event tickets HERE while supplies last.

What does my festival pass include?

Festival Pass holders will receive entry into the 20+ participating venues during the festival in addition to discounts at select local restaurants and retailers. Festival pass holders receive early access and at least a 50% discount on tickets for the 3-4 standalone events.

Are there any restrictions to my festival pass?

All tickets are non-transferable. Participating venues are first come first serve based on legal capacities. It is recommended for you and your party to plan your itineraries accordingly

What are the standalone events?

Tickets for 3-4 standalone events will also be open for purchase to the general public. Festival pass holders are granted early access to these tickets at a discount of 50% or more while supplies last.

Where do I pick up my festival pass?

The date and locations of the wristband kiosks will be announced by July 25th, 2023. You will need to present proof of purchase and corresponding identification.

Can I buy passes for individual venues?

No, festival passes include access to all participating venues. Weekend passes are worth it, we promise 🙂

Can I buy tickets in person to avoid online fees?

Updates on local box offices coming soon!

When will the lineup be announced?

Price will increase as lineup announcements begin in March.

Is there an AVLFest mobile app?

No. The website is mobile friendly.

Do you have a Refund Policy?

No refunds.

May I volunteer for AVLFest?

Yes! Please email us at [email protected]

Is there a printer-friendly schedule for AVLFest?

Printed schedules available at check in kiosks and printable PDFs will be available on the website.

Where can I stay?

Visit exploreasheville.com for details on where to stay and for general tourist information. Check back here for discounted hotel packages soon.

Will there be AVLFest specific transportation?

Check back here for festival based transportation options coming soon.

What are the age restrictions for AVLFest?

You must be 18+ to purchase AVLFest passes. Festival passes are not required for children ages 2 and under. Age restrictions vary from venue to venue, and AVLFest will be adhering to each venues’ standard policies in terms of age and entry requirements. Please check with each venue for age requirements to plan accordingly.

Are the venues accessible for mobility disabilities?

Please review the respective venue’s websites for more information.