2018 Ticket Onsale Info

We are thrilled to announce 2018 tickets will be available for purchase earlier than ever before starting in November! With timing right before the holiday season, now you can gift an experience of a lifetime shared with a partner, friend, or family member, or reinvest in yourself and give your heart and soul the much needed adventure it’s been seeking.  We ALL deserve a little LIB in our lives.  Join us and the entire LIB community as we come together in celebration of music, art, community, sustainability, education and love!


A Lightning In A Bottle 4-Day Festival Pass grants you access to all LIB stages, workshops, interactive experiences, yoga classes, and so much more! Walk-in camping access to the main campgrounds is included. You will need a Car Camping Pass or RV Camping Pass to bring a vehicle into the campgrounds.


Earlybird Sale
General onsale
All tiers offer the same access. The simple difference is the earlier you buy, the more you save! LIB capacity is limited and will sell out. All available tickets including layaway plans, vehicle camping passes, boutique camping, and bus passes will be available in limited quantities during each sale.

Lightning Loyalty Sale

  • Monday, November 13th at 10am PST  –  Tuesday, November 14th at 11:59pm PST
  • Anyone who purchased a 2015, 2016, or 2017 ticket through the official LIB Eventbrite page will receive an email with a unique code to access a limited allotment of discounted Earlybird Passes and all other ticket types before they go on sale to the general public.
  • Please head to the Loyalty Sale page for more details.

Earlybird Onsale

  • Wednesday, November 15th at 10am PST  –  Sunday, November 19th at 11:59pm PST
  • Limited quantities available – first come first serve.
  • If you’re not eligible for the Lightning Loyalty Sale, don’t stress! The public Earlybird Onsale still gives you the opportunity to snag Festival Passes at discounted Earlybird prices.

General Onsale 

  • When the Earlybird Sale ends, tickets will go off sale until the General Onsale
  • The General Onsale will be in January 2018 after the music lineup is released

Additional Add-Ons

Early Arrival Passes — $75

Early Arrival grants you entry to LIB 2018 a day early on Wednesday 5/23 when gates open. Please note this pass does not grant entry to the festival, you must also purchase a Festival Pass. Each person wanting to arrive Wednesday must purchase an Early Arrival Pass. More info on why you should do Early Arrival at LIB 2018 HERE.

Car Camping Passes — $130

Car Camping Passes allow the ticket-holder to camp next to or inside their car. Only valid with a Festival Pass – does not give access to the event without also purchasing a Festival Pass. Only one Car Pass needed per car.

RV Camping Passes — Prices vary, see below

RV Passes allow the ticket-holder to bring their RV into the campground. Please make sure you are taking into account the entire footprint of your RV or truck + trailer when purchasing an RV Pass. We have No Hookups and With Hookups RV sites. Only valid with a Festival Pass – does not give access to the event without also purchasing a Festival Pass. Only one RV Pass needed per RV.

RV Camping Pass with No Hookups – Short (less than 27′) — $355.00
RV Camping Pass with No Hookups – Long (more than 27′) — $475.00
RV Camping Pass with Hookups – Short (less than 27′) — $550.00
RV Camping Pass with Hookups – Long (more than 27′) — $725.00


Layaway Plans are returning this year. No more credit checks! Layaway Plans are only available for Festival Pass purchases. Early Arrival, Vehicle Passes, Bus Passes, and Boutique Camping must be purchased separately in the main ticketing event. Terms and conditions on Layaway Plans apply. 


  • Available during the first few weeks of GA Onsale
  • Divide your 4-Day Festival Pass purchase into a series of easy payments. No credit check required!
  • After an initial deposit, your credit card will be automatically billed monthly until all payments are complete.
  • You will receive your passes after all payments have been completed.



Lightning in a Bottle Boutique Camp offers three options of convenient and luxurious tent rentals, all of which include fully furnished premium on site accommodations for up to four guests. The Boutique Camp campground is open and available to registered guests from Thursday, May 24 – Monday, May 28.
All Boutique Camp guests will be greeted at the on site box office for check in and directed to the campground. There will be one complimentary parking pass allotted per tent in a nearby parking lot for easy access for loading and unloading. There is no car camping or additional tent set up allowed in this campground.

Head to the Boutique Camp ticket page for pricing and package details.