Ride Festival Tickets will be available on this page Friday, March 4 at 11:00 a.m. MST

Weekend Passes Only, No Day Tickets

Festival Passes

General Admission Two-Day Pass, July 9 & 10

  • Access to all performances at Telluride Town Park on Sat and Sun, July 9 & 10 in the general admission area of the festival grounds
  • Gates open at 10:00am, showtime at 11:00am, show ends Saturday at 11:00pm, Sunday at 10:00pm.
  • Access to NightRIDE shows on Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights except for Sheridan Opera House shows.  Sheridan Opera House tickets are sold separately.
  • Festival is ADA accessible.
  • Children 12 and under are free.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • Event is rain or shine.
  • Artists and schedule are subject to change.

VIP Two-Day Pass, July 9 & 10 SOLD OUT

  • Access to all performances at Telluride Town Park on Sat and Sun, July 9 & 10 in the VIP area of the festival grounds
  • Gates open at 10:00am, show ends Saturday at 11:00pm, Sunday at 10:00pm.
  • Access to NightRIDE shows on Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights except for Sheridan Opera House shows.  Sheridan Opera House tickets are sold separately.
  • VIP area is ADA accessible.
  • VIP Cash Bar including beer, wine, alcohol and soft drinks
  • VIP seating with sofas, chairs and tables, all under the cover of a large, shade tent
  • VIP outdoor seating and standing area at the base of the stage
  • VIP bathrooms, ADA accessible.
  • Complimentary cocktail hour on Saturday afternoon
  • Complimentary Sunday brunch
  • Children 12 and under are free.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • Event is rain or shine.
  • Artists and schedule are subject to change.

Local’s Two-Day General Admission Pass, July 9 & 10

  • San Miguel County, CO residents may purchase up to two “Local’s Passes.” (Supplies are limited.)
  • Local’s passes will be available March 4 – April 1
  • To be eligible to purchase a Local’s Pass, documentation of residency (utility bill, lease, driver’s license, etc. with your name and physical address) is required.
  • You must be present with appropriate documentation to purchase tickets.
  • Local’s tickets will be sold at the Telluride Music, Wizard Entertainment, and The RIDE Festival office starting March 4 at 11:00am.
  • Supplies are limited.
  • Children 12 and under are free.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • Event is rain or shine.
  • Artists and schedule are subject to change.
  • To purchase Local’s Passes, bring documentation of residency to the following location:

The Ride Festival Office

Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
134 E. Colorado Ave
970-369-0000

Telluride Music Company

Open Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-5pm
333 W. Colorado Ave
970-728-9592

Wizard Entertainment

Open daily 11am-7pm
126 E. Colorado Ave
970-728-4924

NightRide, July 8, 9 & 10

  • All NightRide shows are free to weekend passholders except Sheridan Opera House events. Sheridan Opera House tickets are sold separately. Show times vary. NightRide schedule and tickets available in March.

Camping Passes

Telluride Town Park Camping Pass, Three Nights, July 8 – 10   $70/person

  • Telluride Town Park Campground is located at 500 East Colorado Ave and is adjacent to the festival grounds.
  • You may arrive and set up camp beginning Friday at 8:00am, 24 hours a day.
  • Camping Passes are valid from 8:00am Friday through Monday at 11:00am.
  • There are no reservations for physical camping spots – camping is on a first come, first served basis. The campground is not split up into campsites.
  • A campground host is on duty to help you find an available campsite and to answer any camping questions.
  • Campground security and hosts are available 24/7 to enforce all rules.
  • Telluride Town Park Campground is available for camping prior to the festival, but you will need to pay the Town Park Campground fee in addition to your festival camping pass fee.  Visit www.TellurideTownParkCampground.com for more information.
  • Only RIDE Festival weekend pass holders may camp at festival campgrounds during the festival.
  • You must have both a camping pass and festival pass to enter the campground during the festival.
  • Camping Passes do not include admission into the festival.
  • Camping passes are sold per person and per vehicle, not per site.
  • Campground camping passes are not interchangeable.  For example, your Town of Telluride Camping pass does not permit you entry into the Lawson Hill Campground.
  • Single day camping passes are not available.  You may camp for one night, however the cost to camp is still the price of three days.
  • If you do not purchase a vehicle or RV pass, campers may drive into the campground for 30 minutes to unload gear then upon departure, will be given a permit and directed to FREE off-site parking.
  • Children aged 12 and under are free in the campground and festival.  Children must wear a camping and festival wristband (available at the box office).  Write your cell phone number somewhere on your child’s pass; in the event you become separated from your child, security can call you.  Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Handicapped facilities and assistance are available.  There is limited handicapped parking in the Telluride Town Park parking lot located just over the vehicle bridge to the east (left) as you enter.  Handicapped showers and portapotties are available. Campground hosts are available to assist with golf carts if needed. The festival is wheelchair accessible.
  • Restroom and shower facilities are available 24/7.  Cold showers are free; there is a charge for hot showers. Bring quarters or buy them from the campground host.  There are two places to find showers: one by the swimming pool and the other on the east side of the campground.
  • No bathing or washing dishes in the river.
  • Bagged ice is available for sale at the campground.
  • You may have alcohol in the campground however, open containers may not leave the campground.  No open containers may be transported into the festival grounds, Telluride or Mountain Village.
  • Camping quiet hours are 2am to 7am. Please, at all times, be respectful of your neighbors.
  • Campfires are NOT permitted. Campground charcoal grills that are in place may be used for grilling. Propane campstoves are allowed.
  • This is bear country! Please keep a tidy campsite or risk unwanted guests.
  • Stow food properly, DO NOT leave food out.
  • Generators are permitted between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
  • FREE phone charging stations are available at the campground.  A limited number of electric outlets are available near the bathrooms.
  • There are no electrical hookups in Town Park, only a handful of electrical outlets for charging phones.
  • Pets are not permitted in the campground.  ADA certified dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Camping is not allowed on the ball field or in the parking lot.
  •  Load-Out:
    • Break camp
    • Move your gear to the nearest convenient pick up spot.
    • Then and only then, go get your vehicle.
    • Cooperate with staff when parking.
    • Load out as quickly as possible
    • The campground closes at 11:00am so please plan accordingly.
  • Camping in not permitted on the streets of Telluride.  It is illegal to camp on private land without owner’s consent.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • Event proceeds rain or shine.
  • Artists and schedule are subject to change.

Telluride Town Park Car Camping Pass, Three Nights, July 8 – 10 (Limited Quantities)   $125/vehicle  SOLD OUT

  • This pass is for your vehicle only.
  • A car camping pass allows you to keep your car parked next to your campsite. If there are four people in a vehicle and you want to bring your vehicle in the campground with you, you must purchase four camping passes in addition to one vehicle pass.
  • Car camping spaces are limited and typically sell out the first week.
  • Cars with passes are not permitted to drive in and out of the campground during the festival.
  • Vehicles 18 feet and over are classified as RVs.  Please purchase a RV pass if your vehicle is over 18 feet. RVs over 30 feet cannot be accommodated.
  • Anything with a license plate is considered a vehicle and therefore requires a vehicle pass (cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, pull-behind campers, etc.)
  • A pop up trailer requires a car camping pass, not a RV pass.
  • If you want to keep both a car and trailer in the campground, you will need two car camping passes.
  • Children under 12 are free.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • Event proceeds rain or shine.

Telluride Town Park RV Camping Pass, Three Nights, July 8 – 10 (Limited Quantities)   $225/RV  SOLD OUT

  • This pass is for your RV only. RV passes are very limited and typically sell out the first day.
  • In order to park your RV in the campground, you will need to purchase a RV pass and camping passes for each individual who is camping.
  • You must have both a camping pass and festival pass to enter the campground during the festival.
  • Camping Passes do not include admission into the festival.
  • Camping passes are sold per person and per vehicle, not per site.
  • RV Passes are valid from 8:00am Friday through Monday at 11:00am.
  • RVs are not permitted to drive in and out of the campground during the festival.
  • There are no reservations for physical camping sites or RV sites, camping is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Expect the camping atmosphere to be communal in nature.
  • Vehicles 18 feet and over are considered RVs, we cannot accommodate RVs over 30 feet.
  • Please note that there are no RV hook-ups provided in the campground.
  • RVs must be self-contained.
  • Generators are permitted between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
  • Camping quiet hours are 2am to 7am. Please, at all times, be respectful of your neighbors.
  • Handicapped facilities and assistance are available.  There is limited handicapped parking in the Telluride Town Park parking lot located just over the vehicle bridge to the east (left) as you enter.  Handicapped showers and portapotties are available. Campground hosts are available to assist with golf carts if needed. The festival is wheelchair accessible.
  • There is a dump station and hose with non-potable water at the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  To find the Waste Water Plant, travel 3 miles west of Telluride then head south at the round about towards Mountain Village, then take your first right turn (about 100 yards from the round about) towards the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  The dump station is on the cement pad and the hose is located on the corner of the building.
  • There is no place in Telluride to fill your RV with potable water.
  • Restrooms and pay-showers are available in the campground. Bring quarters or purchase them from the campground host.
  • Pets are not permitted in the campground.  ADA certified dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Children aged 12 and under are free in the campground and festival.  Children must wear a camping and festival wristband (available at the box office).  Write your cell phone number somewhere on your child’s pass; in the event you become separated from your child, security can call you.  Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Event proceeds rain or shine.
  • Ticket refunds and exchanges are not permitted.

Lawson Hill Camping Pass, Three Nights, July 8 – 10   $60/person

  • Located 3 miles west of Telluride.  Free shuttle service is available to and from the festival grounds.
  • Free shuttle service is available from Lawson Hill to the festival grounds.
  • You are permitted 1/2 hour to drive up to the ballfield and unload your camping gear. You may not drive onto the field.
  • Camping Passes are valid from 8:00am Friday through Monday at 11:00am.
  • You must have both a camping pass and festival pass to enter the campground during the festival.
  • Camping Passes do not include admission into the festival.
  • Camping passes are sold per person, not per site.
  • The campground is a ball field with little shade so be prepared to bring your own.
  • A campground host is on duty to help you find an available campsite and to answer any camping questions.
  • Campground security and hosts are available 24/7 to enforce all rules.
  • Bring your bike. The Telluride bike path provides a gently rolling, paved path from Lawson Hill to the Town of Telluride.
  • Free parking nearby. YOU MAY NOT SLEEP IN YOUR VEHICLE.
  • You may arrive to set up camp 24 hours a day from 8:00 a.m. on Friday through 11:00 a.m. on Monday.
  • Campground camping passes are not interchangeable.  For example, your Town of Telluride Camping pass does not permit you entry into the Lawson Hill Campground and vice versa.
  • Children aged 12 and under are free in the campground and festival.  Children must wear a camping and festival wristband (available at the box office).  Write your cell phone number somewhere on your child’s pass; in the event you become separated from your child, security can call you.  Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Tent camping only.  Tent stakes longer than 6″ are prohibited to protect irrigation systems.
  • There are no reservations for physical camping & RV spots – camping is on a first come, first served basis.  The campground is not split up into campsites.
  • Handicapped facilities and assistance are available.  There is limited handicapped parking in the Telluride Town Park parking lot located just over the vehicle bridge to the east (left) as you enter.  Handicapped showers and portapotties are available. The festival is wheelchair accessible.
  • Camping quiet hours are 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.  During this time, we ask that all campers respect others and refrain from loud talking, music, etc.
  • NO CAMP FIRES OR CHARCOAL GRILLS.
  • Propane stoves are permitted.  Metal pans must be used under camp stoves to protect grass.
  • Stow food properly, DO NOT leave food out. This is bear country.
  • Pets are not permitted in the campground.  ADA certified dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Single day camping passes are not available.  You may camp for one night, however the cost to camp is still the price of three days.
  • There are no electrical hookups, however cell phone charging stations are available.
  • Porta potties and showers are available. Drinking water is available.
  • No bathing or washing dishes in the river.
  • Only RIDE Festival weekend pass holders may camp at festival campgrounds during the festival.
  •  Load-Out:
    • Break camp
    • Move your gear to the nearest convenient pick up spot.
    • Then and only then, go get your vehicle.
    • Cooperate with staff when parking.
    • Load out as quickly as possible
    • The campground closes at 11:00am so please plan accordingly.
  • Camping is not permitted on the streets of Telluride.  It is illegal to camp on private land without owner’s consent.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • Event is rain or shine.
  • Artists and schedule are subject to change.

Lawson Hill RV Pass, July 8 – 10  $200/RV  SOLD OUT

  • This pass is for your RV only. RV passes are very limited and typically sell out the first day.
  • From Telluride, travel 3 miles west on Highway 145 to the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Highway 145 south.  Within 100 yards will be Society Drive on your right.  Do not take the first right into the Waste Water Treatment plant (with a field of solar panels) but the second right onto Society Drive.  You will see a Conoco gas station on your left as you round the first sharp corner on Society Drive.  Follow Society Drive for about 1/2 mile.  At the crest of the winding hill, take a right onto San Miguel River Drive then another immediate right down the hill to the Lawson Hill ballfield/campground.
  • RV Passes are valid from 8:00am Friday through Monday at 11:00am.
  • In order to park your RV in the Lawson Hill campground, you will need to purchase a RV pass and camping passes for each individual who is camping.
  • You must have both a camping pass and festival pass to enter the campground during the festival.
  • Camping Passes do not include admission into the festival.
  • Camping passes are sold per person and per vehicle, not per site.
  • Children aged 12 and under are free in the campground and festival.  Children must wear a camping and festival wristband (available at the box office).  Write your cell phone number somewhere on your child’s pass; in the event you become separated from your child, security can call you.  Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Free shuttle service is available from Lawson Hill to the festival grounds.
  • A campground host is on duty to help you find an available campsite and to answer any camping questions.
  • Campground security and hosts are available 24/7 to enforce all rules.
  • RVs are not permitted to drive in and out of the campground during the festival.
  • There are no reservations for physical camping sites or RV sites, camping is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Expect the camping atmosphere to be communal in nature.
  • Vehicles 18 feet and over are considered RVs, we cannot accommodate RVs over 30 feet.  RVs over 25 feet cannot level out.
  • Please note that there are no RV hook-ups provided in the campground.
  • RVs must be self-contained.
  • Handicapped facilities and assistance are available.  There is limited handicapped parking in the Telluride Town Park parking lot located just over the vehicle bridge to the east (left) as you enter.  Handicapped showers at Telluride High School and portapotties are available. The festival is wheelchair accessible.
  • Generators are permitted between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
  • There is a dump station and hose with non-potable water at the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  To find the Waste Water Plant, travel east on Society Drive about 1/2 mile then left on Highway 145 for about 100 yards.  Then take a left towards into the Waste Water Treatment Plant.  The dump station is on the cement pad and the hose is located on the corner of the building.
  • There is no place in Telluride or Lawson Hill to fill your RV with potable water.
  • Portapotties are available in the campground. Drinking water is available.
  • No bathing or washing dishes in the river. There are pay showers at the Telluride High School in town.
  • Pets are not permitted in the campground.  ADA certified dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • Event proceeds rain or shine.
  • Ticket refunds and exchanges are not permitted.
  • Artists and schedule are subject to change.

Ilium Valley “Mary-E” Campground, July 8 – 10   $50/person

  • Located 7 miles from Telluride Town Park Festival Field.
  • Free shuttle service is available as well as free parking nearby.
  • Only RIDE Festival weekend passholders may camp at Illium Campground during the festival weekend. You must have both a festival weekend pass and an Illium Camping pass to access the campground.
  • Camping wristbands are not interchangeable.  For example, an Illium Camping Pass does not allow access to the Lawson Hill or Town Park Campgrounds.
  • Camping passes are valid from 8:00 am Friday through 11:00 am Monday.
  • Camping passes are sold per person, not per site.
  • There are no reservations for physical camping spots – camping is on a first come, first served basis and is a communcal affair.
  • Porta potties are available.  Showers are available in town at Telluride High School.
  • You may arrive and set up camp 24/7.  A campground host is available at all times for questions or to help find a campsite.
  • Children ages 12 and under camp for free and may attend the festival for free. Each child must wear a camping wristband and festival wristband with contact name and number written on the child’s wristband.  Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Camping quiet hours are from 2 am to 7 am.  Please, at all times, be respectful of your neighbors.
  • Camp fires are NOT permitted.  Propane stoves and charcoal grills are allowed.
  • No RVs are allowed.
  • This is bear country! Please keep a tidy camp or risk unwanted visitors.
  • Stow food properly.  Do not leave food out.
  • Washing dishes and bathing in the river are prohibited.
  • Pets are not permitted in the campground.  ADA approved pets must be on a leash at all times.
  • Single day camping passes are not available.  You may camp for one night however, the cost to camp is still the price of three days.
  •  Load-Out:
    • Break camp
    • Move your gear to the nearest convenient pick up spot.
    • Then and only then, go get your vehicle.
    • Cooperate with staff when parking.
    • Load out as quickly as possible
    • The campground closes at 11:00am  so please plan accordingly.

Ilium Valley “Mary-E” Car Camping Pass, July 8 – 10   $50/person

  • Located 7 miles from Telluride Town Park Festival Field.
  • There is a free shuttle to and from the festival field to the campground from 8:00 am to 2:00 am.
  • If you want to drive into your campsite, you will need to purchase an Illium Valley “Mary E” Campground Car Camping pass for your vehicle.  Your vehicle pass is strictly for your car.  Each person in a vehicle will also need an Illium Valley Camping Pass.
  • Car camping passes are valid from 8:00 am Friday through Monday at 11:00 am.
  • You may arrive and set up camp 24/7.  A campground host is available to help you find a campsite and to answer questions.
  • Vehicles may not be longer than 22 feet long.
  • No RV hook-ups.
  • If you prefer not to pay for Car Camping, there is free parking nearby.
  • Camping quiet hours are from 2:00 am to 7:00 am.  Please, at all times, be respectful of your neighbors.
  • No open fires.  Charcoal grills and propane stoves are permitted.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • No refunds or exchanges.