1. How do we buy tickets?

There are a few different types of tickets you can buy: Come for an individual day, buy an individual day ticket. Come for the weekend, buy a weekend pass. Want to camp, buy a camping pass. Kids 15 and under are free

2. What are the hours of the festival and when do the gates open?

Festival gates for the weekend will open at noon on Thursday 8/16. Daily gates open at 9am. BELOW TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO SLIGHT CHANGE.

Music hours:

Thursday: Gates open at noon. Music from 5pm-10pm.

Friday: Gates open at 9am. Music from 11am-11pm.

Saturday: Gates open at 9am. Music from 11am-11pm.

Sunday: Gates open at 9am. Music from 11am-3pm.


3. Can I buy tickets at the gate?

Yes, Weekend passes as well as individual day tickets will be available at the gate. We take cash and credit. We suggest buying early online if possible to ensure you get the tickets you want. Go to our ticket page for more info.

4. Are pets allowed?

Sadly no pets are allowed. Here is a list of kennels in the area: Grateful Dog: http://www.gratefuldogvt.com/ Wagmore Kennels: http://www.wagmorekennels.com/

5. Can I camp at the festival?

YES! Please see our Camping page for more info

7. What if I don’t want to camp?

Manchester has some amazing choices for lodging ranging from house rentals to resorts to B&B’s and everything in between. Our Lodging page in Area Info will give you more details.

8. Will there be food and vendors at the festival?

YES! We will have an amazing assortment of local food vendors as well as local craft vendors.

9. What about alcohol?

We will have a wonderful selection of craft beer, wine and specialty cocktails available for purchase at the festival. You may not bring alcohol into the festival and we will be checking.

10. Can I bring a picnic?

Yes, outside food will be allowed but NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL is permitted to be brought into the festival. Also, NO GLASS is allowed in festival grounds.

11. Should we bring our own chairs?

Yes, bring chairs for the stage area.

13. Will there be an ATM on site?


14. Will the festival have charging stations for electronics?


15. What is the weather like in Manchester VT in late August?

Late August in Vermont is dreamy with it’s warm days and cool nights but it can be temperamental. SO check the weather before you come and be prepared for chilly nights and bring layers.



For any and all other questions please contact us at: info@greenmountainbluegrass.com, 802-824-3575