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Welcome to our Governors Ball information page. Here you will find guides, articles, general information, tips and more on Governors Ball. We know Governors Ball is a big trip so our goal is to arm you with all the information you need before headed off on your trip. If you ever have specific questions not answered in our guides, or have an idea for a useful article, feel free to let me know by email at Contact@EventTrk.com. For now you can see all our articles on Governors Ball below.


Governors Ball Lineup - Current & Past Lineups

Governors Ball Lineup - Current & Past Lineups

Article Summary

Whether you are being nostalgic for Governors Ball of past years, or curious what type of music the festival provides yearly, it’s always nice to see the official lineup posters from years past.  Here you can find the official Governors Ball  lineup for all of the recent years.

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How much does Governors Ball cost?

How much does Governors Ball cost?

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  • Article breaks down the total costs of attending Governors Ball including wristbands, hotel, food, booze, getting to Governors Ball daily, and more
  • Final estimate are $900 if you choose a cheap hotel and about $1,150 if you do a more expensive hotel
  • Hotel prices vary a lot in NYC, you can be towards the lower end of the estimate by booking a budget hotel in an outer borough

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Governors Ball Tickets - Everything You Need to Know

Governors Ball Tickets - Everything You Need to Know

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  • Governors Ball typically announces their lineup in January and this is quickly followed by the general sale of tickets
  • The holiday presale for Governors Ball 2018 is on 12/12/17 with tickets priced at $245 for 3-Day General Admision
  • During the general sale passes start at $275 and go up as tiers sell out.
  • Governors Ball will sometimes sell out - it is lineup dependent. In 2017 Governors Ball did not sell out.

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Governors Ball 101 - All The Basic Information!

Governors Ball 101 - All The Basic Information!

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  • All the general information you need to know for Governors Ball
  • What, Where, When and How Much

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How to get to Governors Ball - All the Info You Need!

How to get to Governors Ball - All the Info You Need!

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  • Governors Ball takes place on Randall’s Island in NYC, which is fairly central and offers a lot of options for getting there
  • Governors Ball offers a shuttle from Brooklyn and a ferry from Manhattan.  The ferry has mostly positive reviews and the shuttle from Brooklyn generally has mixed reviews
  • Most public transportation routes have you take the subway to near the RFK bridge and just walk across it to Governors Ball

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Are Governors Ball VIP Passes Worth It?

Are Governors Ball VIP Passes Worth It?

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  • Governors Ball has three VIP Pass options: VIP, VIP Plus and Platinum
  • All the VIP Perks and Benefits 
  • VIP Suites & Cabanas, a VIP experience for large groups

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5 Reasons You Should Attend Governors Ball

5 Reasons You Should Attend Governors Ball

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  • We list the top five reasons to attend Governors Ball
  • Some of the reasons include the great venue, locaiton, music lineup and the outstanding food Governors Ball brings in

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Governors Ball Tips - First Timer Tips To Have a Blast

Governors Ball Tips - First Timer Tips To Have a Blast

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  • What to see, do, eat and plan for at Gov Ball
  • Tips for getting the best views of the stages
  • Packing advice and what to bring with you to Gov Ball

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Every Date You Need to Know for Governors Ball in NYC

Every Date You Need to Know for Governors Ball in NYC

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  • Article goes over all the key dates you need to know for Governors Ball
  • The lineup for Governors Ball is typically announced in early January with passes going on sale shortly after that
  • Single day passes for Governors Ball go on sale in late February
  • The set times are released in May, about a month prior to Governors Ball

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Governors Ball Essentials: Everything You Need to Bring

Governors Ball Essentials: Everything You Need to Bring

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  • A list of things that will make your time at Governors Ball more enjoyable
  • Be prepared for all types of weather, your phone dying and a lot of walking
  • Options for sitting and resting between shows

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Governors Ball After Parties: When, where and how much

Governors Ball After Parties: When, where and how much

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  • Governors Ball hosts a group of events known as Governors Ball After Dark, which is a bunch of concerts that take place after the festival ends each night
  • The shows feature Governors Ball artists at venues located throughout New York City
  • Most shows are in the $15-$40 price range and will sell out very quickly
  • Anyone can attend the Governors Ball after parties, you do not need to have a wristband

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Governors Ball Food Quest: Find the Best Eats

Governors Ball Food Quest: Find the Best Eats

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  • Governors Ball has a lot of delicious food
  • We literally want to eat EVERYTHING 
  • We've learned from experience, with this many options, you need a plan!

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