Admission Information


Admission allows access to the festival for all days (June 6 - 14 2014) except for the Bessie Smith Strut on June 9.

General admission wristbands are $35 online now or in Chattanooga area Kangaroo locations on May 1.  

One night wristbands are available at the entry gates for only $26 each.  Senior citizens and military personnel pay $15.

Weekly admission purchased on or after June 6th is $50 each available at the gates only.

Admission ordered online from June 1st to June 5th must be picked up at will call at the main gate (2nd & Chestnut) across from the IMAX Theater beginning on June 6th.

NOTE:  Admission wristbands will be scanned for festival entry as well as exiting until 10PM.  It will not be necessary to scan out when leaving for the night.  PLEASE REMEMBER, if you DO NOT scan out when leaving the festival and plan to return the same evening, you will not be able to enter the festival grounds until the follow day.


Corporate Admission Program

The Corporate admission program offers a deep discount for orders of 100 or more wristbands.  The coporate discount is $28 per wristband (40% savings) and the offer ends March 31st.  To order or ask questions mail or call 423-756-2211.


General Admission 

General admission is good for all 8 days of the festival.

Children 10 years old and under are admitted at no cost. 

Special thanks to Kangaroo Express Stores, the Official 2014 Riverbend Festival Admission Outlet where you can buy wristbands beginning May 1st.  Click here to find the store near you!




Star Seating

Star Seating is available at various prices and must be accompanied by admission. 

Star Seating is located in front of the Main Stage and offers a fantastic view of the artist. No need to bring a chair, you will have your very own assigned seat for the evening.


Club Riverbend

Club Riverbend is an exclusive members only area located on the Chattanooga City Pier at Ross's Landing.  In addition to all the fun and entertainment Riverbend has to offer, Club members receive the following as part of their membership package:                                      
  • Access to cash bar (cocktails available only in VIP areas)
  • Access to private portable restrooms
  • Complimentary VIP parking pass (1 per membership)
  • Preferred viewing area on Pier                                              
  • Discounts on Riverbend Festival Merchandise
Membership fee is $220 per person.  All members must be 21 years of age.

Club Hunter

Experience Chattanooga’s Riverbend festival in a whole new way at Club Hunter!

Club Hunter offers exclusive access to the Hunter Museum of American Art during the two Riverbend Festival weekends: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 6-8; Friday and Saturday, June 13-14 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. On these days, Club Hunter members will enjoy live video and sound feed from the Coca-Cola© and Bud Light© Stages, use of the Hunter's air-conditioned facilities and exclusive, reserved seating on the Hunter Terrace for the festival's fireworks finale June 14.

Club Hunter Pricing:

·         $55 per person for Hunter Museum Members

·         $65 per person for Non-Members

Club Hunter + Parking:

For an additional $50, get guaranteed parking in the Hunter Museum's lot during the entire Riverbend festival.

To get more information on a Club Hunter membership call 423.267.0968. or visit





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