Tickets for Paradiso 2017 are on sale March 3rd! We at DMNW want to arm you with as much information as possible to prepare you for the event. Not to mention, we’ll be releasing our own artist guide for the festival. Here’s a link to last year’s artist guide, to give an idea of what’s coming down the road.
For the uninitiated, Paradiso is located in George, WA at the Gorge Amphitheatre. This year’s festival takes place on June 23rd and June 24th. If you’re not sure how to get there, the organizers of Paradiso have provided some very handy driving directions on their website here. This location is quite breath-taking and spacious, giving a lot of room for the three stages and various other entertainment. Not to mention, they have an amusement park, several carnival games and many art installations for festival-goers to enjoy.
General admission tickets are $199. However, if you’re looking for a more VIP experience, Paradiso has a few packages that could suit your needs. The Celestial Package (reserved for 18+ and priced at $329) includes a VIP gift bag, expedited entry into rides and attractions, as well as preferred access to artist meet and greets. The Paradiso Experience (reserved for 21+ and priced at $499) includes the benefits included in the prior package, with some extra perks. You gain access to the Cliff House VIP Area (right by the main stage), which hosts many great amenities that will enhance your festival experience.
That’s not all! There’s also a group package option called the Cabana Experience. This has festival tickets for 8 people, a private cabana with a killer view of the main stage and all of the other perks that the VIP packages offer.If you’d like more information on all of the perks and pricing, go here. They also have payment plans for all tickets this year!
As for camping, here’s all the info you could possibly need so that you can your group can make the right decision about where to set up shop for the weekend (just click below to expand).
There are four options for camping: Standard, Premier, Gold, and Terrace. Premier, Gold, and Terrace have all been known to sell-out within the day they go on sale, and all three have a strict 6-person-per-campsite limit. Standard is virtually guaranteed to not sell out.
Let’s just say there’s a reason Standard camping is nicknamed “District 9.” This is where a bulk of the campsite partying goes down, and for not a lot of money you can have tons of fun. That being so, it’s bare-bones amenities in the form of a 15’x25′ spot and $3 showers. Often noise won’t subside until 5-6am (when security starts shutting parties down), making it the best place to be if you’re looking to continue on past the festival’s 2am closing time. If you plan on camping with friends in other cars, arrive together in line so that attendants can direct you to adjacent spaces.
This one’s next option up, located right next to Standard, and giving you a roomier 25’x50′ campsite. The area is fenced off, allowing only campers with Premier wristbands inside (maximum 6 per site). You also get free showers, a shuttle service to the Gorge, and private restrooms. For showering, keep in mind that lines will be pretty crazy just about all hours of the day. If you want to wash up, be prepared to bake in the sun for a little while.
The biggest advantage of Gold: It’s located directly next to the entrance to the festival (the campsite is the same size as Premier’s). You quite literally roll out of your tent, and there’s the Gorge. For anyone who doesn’t want to deal with lengthy shuttle lines or the mile-long walk back to Standard, this is the one for you, especially for only an additional $20. Also includes private restrooms and showers, but the same disclaimer applies toward lines for both.
This is most expensive option, but they make it worth your while. It’s located directly below Premier, so the complimentary shuttle service is still very much a necessity. For anyone looking to shower you can typically walk right in; this is the smallest available section of camping, making it so fewer people are taking up the facilities at any given time. Also comes with complimentary morning pastries/coffee, concierge service, and access to all other campsites. A word of advice, jump on this ASAP. This is typically the first to sell out.
Tickets for the event will be sold through Live Nation here.
We’re hoping that this information guide will help with planning out your festival season. From all of us here at DMNW, hope to see you on the dance floor!