Rifflandia Festival has expanded to six days of full programming over two weekends!
This year's dates are:
Electric Avenue: September 7-9, 2023
The Park: September 15-17, 2023
Electric Avenue is located at Pembroke St and Store St, at the north end of the Downtown core in the Arts and Innovation District.
The Park is located at Royal Athletic Park (1014 Caledonia Ave), in the North Park neighbourhood.
Electric Avenue is licensed and is 19+, and The Park is licensed and All-Ages.
Yes, you can leave and re-enter both Electric Avenue and The Park.
For the most up to date lineup visit www.rifflandia.com/lineup. To stay up to date, subscribe to the official Rifflandia newsletter by clicking here.
Scheduled artists are subject to change or cancellation. Tickets will not be refunded due to artist cancellation(s).
Yes, both Electric Avenue and The Park have accessible, step-free entrances, accessible viewing areas and seating, washroom facilities, and designated quiet areas.
Accredited guide and service animals are welcome at both Electric Avenue and The Park, however, we are unable to accommodate companion, therapy, or emotional support animals.
Support Workers will be eligible for a complimentary ticket for Rifflandia 2023 closer to the event date, if their client has purchased a ticket to the festival.
If you’ll be joining us at Rifflandia this year and would like to inquire about the above mentioned services, please let us know by emailing us at email@example.com and we will get back to you!
Yes, layaway plans are available for all ticket types!
Purchases made between May 18, 2023 - June 3, 2023: At the time of checkout you will pay a 25% deposit and the Layaway Plan Fee ($10)
Payment 1 - 25% due June 16, 2023
Payment 2 - 25% due July 14, 2023
Payment 3 (final) - 25% due August 18, 2023
Purchases made from June 4, 2023 - July 8, 2023: At the time of checkout you will pay a 34% deposit and the Layaway Plan Fee ($10)
Payment 1 - 33% due July 21, 2023
Payment 2 (final) - 33% due August 18, 2023
Defaulting on payments will result in cancellation and a $10 termination fee.
Tickets can only be purchased online through our website and will be delivered digitally.
Yes, all tickets will need to be redeemed for a wristband to enter the festival. Wristband Exchange and Box Office hours and locations will be announced closer to the festival dates.
Please contact our friends at Front Gate Tickets for assistance with buying tickets or questions relating to your purchase by clicking here!
Front Gate Tickets is the exclusive ticketing partner for Rifflandia. We can not validate or verify any tickets purchased from another individual or third party ticket reseller.
All ticket purchases are final sale and we do not issue refunds or exchanges. Rifflandia takes place rain or shine.
No, each wristband is associated with one individual and must be worn to enter the venue. Wristbands must be worn securely on the wrist otherwise will be tightened by festival staff.
Single Day/Night tickets will be available as soon as we announce our daily lineup and schedules. Keep an eye out on our socials for any updates!
There will be a limited quantity of specially-priced tickets for Kids (6-12 years old) and Tykes (0-5 years old) available to purchase at a later date.
Please note: age verification is required upon receiving a kids wristband. A birth certificate, passport, or BC Health Services card will be accepted as proof of age.
All Kids and Tykes passes grant access to the General Admission area only. Kids and Tykes MUST have a purchased VIP Pass to gain entry into this area.
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