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Bonnaroo Planning Info

Welcome to our Bonnaroo information page. Here you will find guides, articles, general information, tips and more on Bonnaroo. We know Bonnaroo 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 Bonnaroo below.


Bonnaroo Music Festival Current and Past Lineups

Bonnaroo Music Festival Current and Past Lineups

Article Summary

Whether you are being nostalgic for Bonnaroo festivals 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 Bonaroo lineup for all of the recent years.

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Every Date For Bonnaroo: Lineup, Presale, Set Times

Every Date For Bonnaroo: Lineup, Presale, Set Times

Article Summary

  • The Bonnaroo lineup announcement has moved up to mid-January in recent years
  • Bonnaroo holds a presale in November, typically on Black Friday
  • The daily schedule comes out about a month before Bonnaroo in early May

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Bonnaroo Payment/Layaway Plan: How It Works In Detail

Bonnaroo Payment/Layaway Plan: How It Works In Detail

Article Summary

  • Bonnaroo offers a payment plan that splits up your total cost into three payments of 60%, 20% and 20%
  • The Bonnaroo payment plan is typically available until late March; after this point you must pay the full price of the pass
  • The Bonnaroo layaway plan can be applied to anything in your cart, not just your Bonnaroo pass

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Bonnaroo 101: FAQ Guide for Bonnaroo First Timers

Bonnaroo 101: FAQ Guide for Bonnaroo First Timers

Article Summary

  • We answer all the basic questions for Bonnaroo newbies
  • Questions include when passes go on sale, when the lineup is announced, what you can bring into your camp site, what the festival layout is like and more

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Bonnaroo Passes & Tickets Info: Cost, Early Bird, & More

Bonnaroo Passes & Tickets Info: Cost, Early Bird, & More

Article Summary

  • Bonnaroo offers passes using a tiered system: the earlier you buy the cheaper they will be.
  • For Bonnaroo 2017 the passes varied from $275 on early bird to $350 at the final tier
  • Bonnaroo offers both a layaway/payment plan as well as an early bird sale
  • There are a variety of passes: GA, VIP, Platinum, car camping, RV camping, and more 

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What you can and cannot bring to Bonnaroo & Centeroo

What you can and cannot bring to Bonnaroo & Centeroo

Article Summary

  • Bonnaroo has different sets of rules for what you can bring into the campgrounds and what you can bring into Centeroo, where all the shows happen
  • Most of the things you can’t bring are obvious, but it is always good to review the list before heading to Bonnaroo
  • Some of our recommendations for things to bring to Bonnaroo include camelbaks, bug spray, and blankets

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Are Bonnaroo VIP or Platinum Passes Worth It and How Much

Are Bonnaroo VIP or Platinum Passes Worth It and How Much

Article Summary

  • Bonnaroo offers general admission ($275-$350), VIP ($1,648/pair) and Platinum Passes ($5,000/pair)
  • The main perks of VIP are the great camping area, lax security check, and special viewing areas of stages
  • If you can afford it, I really feel like the Bonnaroo VIP passes offer great value, and you can even shower!

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Bonnaroo From Nashville: Using the Shuttle & Pros/Cons

Bonnaroo From Nashville: Using the Shuttle & Pros/Cons

Article Summary

  • Bonnaroo offers a shuttle service that runs from the Nashville Fairgrounds to Bonnaroo
  • You can snag the shuttle pass on its own, with a 1-Day GA/VIP or a 4-Day GA/VIP pass
  • The shuttle ride will be a little over an hour each way, so be prepared for a long ride
  • It’s a great option if you will be in Nashville and want to check out Bonnaroo for a day or two; it’s the only way to get a single day pass to Bonnaroo

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Bonnaroo First Timer Advice &Tips For Survivng Bonnaroo

Bonnaroo First Timer Advice &Tips For Survivng Bonnaroo

Article Summary

  • Bonnaroo is a great festival, but there are little things you can do to really enhance your experience
  • My biggest tip is simply pacing yourself: Bonnaroo is a marathon not a sprint. I know it's said a lot but it's easy to forget: don't peak too early
  • Important things to bring: Camelbak, earplugs (loud at night), sunscreen, bug spray and baby wipes
  • Proper attire is also a big key to Bonnaroo: comfy shoes and clothes for the heat and if it downpours rain

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How Much You Can Expect Bonnaroo To Cost You

How Much You Can Expect Bonnaroo To Cost You

Article Summary

  • I attempt to breakdown the total cost of Bonnaroo including the tickets, camping, food, adult beverages and more
  • The final estimation is around $500 plus camping supplies unless you need a RV parking spot with electrical outlet
  • The big variation is how much you need to spend on camping supplies. I highly suggest you bring a tent, sleeping bag, headlamp/flashlight, along with other supplies. If you don't have these your expenses will be higher, if you do have them Bonnaroo will be fairly inexpensive for you.

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What to Bring to Bonnaroo: Camping Checklist & More

What to Bring to Bonnaroo: Camping Checklist & More

Article Summary

  • A list of things you don’t necessarily need to bring to Bonnaroo, but it will help make your time at the festival more enjoyable 
  • We divide our list into things you need for your camp site and things you want for Centeroo
  • Be sure to bring stuff in case it downpours: Bonnaroo weather is notoriously unpredictable

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Soloroo: Going to Bonnaroo Alone & Why It's Still Awesome

Soloroo: Going to Bonnaroo Alone & Why It's Still Awesome

Article Summary

  • Having to go alone is no reason to not attend Bonnaroo
  • A lot of people attend Bonnaroo alone, you will not be the only solo person at Bonnaroo
  • It’s easy to make friends at Bonnaroo: it both Centeroo and in the Bonnaroo campgrounds
  • Most of your time is spent watching shows so being alone is no big deal.
  • You get to choose all the artists you will see and don’t have to deal with who other people want to see
  • The biggest downside to going to Bonnaroo alone is the lack of people to split the costs

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Flying to Bonnaroo: Closest Airport, Packing Tips & Advice

Flying to Bonnaroo: Closest Airport, Packing Tips & Advice

Article Summary

  • The key with flying into Bonnaroo is packing intelligently
  • There are two airport options, which are about equidistant to Bonnaroo: Nashville and Chattanooga
  • Bonnaroo offers an airport shuttle from Nashville
  • I recommend flying Southwest (only flies to Nashville) for Bonnaroo as you will get two free checked items

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Bonnaroo Presale: When Is It and how much are passes

Bonnaroo Presale: When Is It and how much are passes

Article Summary

  • Bonnaroo holds their presale every Thanksgiving – either on Black Friday or Thanksgiving itself
  • Last year passes were $275, which is $25 cheaper than the next lowest tier of prices
  • Last year the presale lasted a week; this was a change from previous years where it sold out in a matter of hours
  • You can still take advantage of the payment plan during the presale

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Using StubHub & SeatGeek to Get Cheap Bonnaroo Passes

Using StubHub & SeatGeek to Get Cheap Bonnaroo Passes

Article Summary

  • SeatGeek and StubHub offer a nice option to snag a last minute Bonnaroo pass on the cheap
  • Prices tend to drop as Bonnaroo approaches
  • If you can do a last minute trip and drive to Bonnaroo you can usually get a pass cheaply through one of these platforms

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