At Lightning in a Bottle, a Festival Pass grants you access to all LIB stages, workshops, interactive experiences, yoga classes, plus more! Walk-in camping access to the main campgrounds is included. You will need a Car Camping Pass or RV Camping Pass (sold separately) to bring a vehicle into the campgrounds. Camping equipment not included. Campgrounds will close on Monday.
4-Day Festival Passes grants access to the festival beginning Thursday, May 9th.
5-Day Festival Passes grant early festival access on Wednesday, May 8th.
Arrive early, get settled and beat the Thursday rush!
(Formerly sold separately as a 4-Day Festival Pass + Early Arrival Pass.)
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.
Easy monthly payment plans are now available for the entirety of your LIB ticket purchase as well as Boutique Camping purchases. To pay via payment plan, select your tickets from the main ticketing page (or Boutique Camping ticketing page) and then at the payment screen select “Affirm” as your payment method (instead of a credit card) before clicking checkout.
Select Affirm instead of credit card:
You will then be taken to the Affirm website to complete your purchase. When you use Affirm to buy tickets to Lightning in a Bottle on Eventbrite, you’ll go through a quick application process. Affirm provides a real-time credit decision and, if approved, allows you to choose between 3 or 6 monthly payments (rates from 10-30% APR)*.
Have questions? Check out Affirm’s FAQs for more details: affirm.com/faqs/
- The deadline for starting 3 Payment Layaway has passed. If you already purchased a layaway plan, the remaining payment schedule is as follows: 2nd payment will be charged on 3/12/19 and final payment on 4/12/19.
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. Boutique Camp is a campground available to registered guests from Thursday, May 9 ~ Monday, May 13.
All Boutique Camp guests will be directed to the campground upon arrival. 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.
The Lightning Bus is reliable festival transportation from three major cities in CA: San Diego, Los Angeles, and Oakland! Routes run to the festival Wednesday 5/8 ~ Friday 5/10, and departing routes are offered both Sunday and Monday. See the Lightning Bus ticketing page for full details and schedules.