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How to Get Last-Minute Tickets to Coachella (and All the Coachella Parties)

The wait is over — here’s where to find the best tickets to this year’s music fest in Indio

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UPDATE: The first weekend of Coachella is in the books. After Coachella got pushed back — and pushed back — over the last two years because of the pandemic, fans finally returned to Indio, California, once again for this year’s music festival to see Harry Styles debut new songs, Billie Eilish make history as the festival’s youngest headliner ever, and newly announced headliners the Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia perform the final night of Weekend 1.

In February, Coachella announced it wouldn’t require those attending the festival to wear masks or provide proof of vaccination this year, though that doesn’t mean masking up is completely out of the question this year if you’re heading to Weekend 2. Coachella also explains “face coverings are recommended to protect against desert dust,” so you still might want to stock up beforehand. (We also recommend packing a pair of affordable shades, too.)

As for finding last-minute Coachella tickets for Weekend 2, here’s what to know about buying your weekend passes and making your way to the festival. (And if you’re just looking for the best Coachella parties, we know how you can get into those, too.)

Related: 2022 Coachella Livestream: How to Watch the Music Festival Online From Home

Coachella 2022: Festival Dates, Schedule

If you’re a little confused about when Coachella is this year, that might be because the festival is split up into two consecutive weekends.

The first weekend of Coachella ran from April 15-17, 2022, and the second weekend goes from April 22-24, 2022 at the Empire Polo Ground in Indio, California.

You currently have to join waitlists on Coachella’s site for passes, but if you still want to attend the second weekend’s dates, it’s still possible to find last-minute Coachella tickets online. Read on for more information about how to score three-day Coachella passes to the festival this year.

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How to Get Coachella Tickets Last-Minute Online: Weekend 2 Passes

Unless you jumped on Coachella tickets right when they went on sale, there’s a good chance you missed the window to buy them at their early-bird prices. But you can still find plenty of available Coachella tickets online for Weekend 2 of the festival. Ticketmaster still has seats available here and verified ticket sites, including Vivid Seats, has general admission Coachella tickets for sale at different price points.

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Once you’re on the site, you can customize your search and sort through the available Coachella passes being sold on Vivid Seats by price, date, and quantity, including if you’re looking for VIP or general admission passes. Vivid Seats is great for last-minute Coachella tickets because everything is delivered digitally, so you can find tickets and have them sent straight to your email or phone instantly.

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Another great place to find cheap Coachella tickets is on StubHub. The site currently has a number of Coachella passes available as of this writing, and prices will likely go down following Weekend 1 of the festival.

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Of course you can also keep checking Ticketmaster, which often releases last-minute tickets a day or two before the festival. Ticketmaster has GA passes and shuttle passes, along with VIP Coachella passes online.

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Coachella 2022: Festival Headliners, Weekend 2 Lineup

Fresh off releasing his newest single, Harry Styles will perform “As It Was” when he headlines the first night of Coachella Weekend 2 on April 22. And following her recent Oscar win, Billie Eilish is set to perform at the festival on Saturday night, with Sunday’s headliners the Weeknd and Swedish House Mafia recently announced, after Kanye West pulled out of Coachella.

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Other artists on the bill include Maggie Rogers, Daniel Caesar, Phoebe Bridgers, Lil Baby, Baby Keem, Megan Thee Stallion, Jamie xx, and Brockhampton. Check out the entire Coachella lineup and plan your schedule on Coachella.com.

How to Get Tickets to Neon Carnival

If you’re hoping to get into Neon Carnival, the buzzy Coachella after-party, you’re going to need a personal invitation to attend. Unfortunately, you can’t buy Neon Carnival tickets online at this point.

There is one way you could get into Neon Carnival: event sponsor Tequila Don Julio is launching an NFT drop from photographer Jose Silva, who has been capturing all of the action over the years and compiled some of his most epic photos into an exclusive NFT. Not only will this immersive design give you a glimpse into the festival and events, it will also unlock tickets to this year’s Neon Carnival which is otherwise invite-only.

Only six will be minted and they are available for auction now on OpenSea here. The six highest bidders will each get four complimentary VIP passes to Neon Carnival

The party celebrates its 11th year in 2022, and guests can expect plenty of unexpected moments, along with a VIP guest list that includes Paris Hilton and live sets from DJ Ruckus and Kayper, with Levi’s and Tequila Don Julio sponsoring the famous party. You can read more about what to expect from this year’s Neon Carnival here.

How to Get Tickets to REVOLVE Festival

With previous lineups that included everyone from Cardi B to SZA, the REVOLVE Festival, partnered with The h.wood Group this weekend, marks its return this year in La Quinta, California, on April 16 and 17, 2022. This year’s lineup features Jack Harlow, Latto, Ty Dolla $ign, iann dior and more, with a special appearance Sunday from Willow.

And while this is one of the most exclusive events during Coachella weekend, you can enter to win two free tickets to the REVOLVE Festival right now online. From now until April 10, you can enter the contest for a chance to win your tickets when you buy anything on Revolve.com with Zip, a buy-now-pay-later partner of the REVOLVE Festival. REVOLVE will announce a winner on April 11, just in time to make your way to La Quinta.

While you wait to see if you win, you can plan ahead and buy your festival looks at REVOLVE’s Festival Shop online, which includes everything from stylish apparel to accessories and other festival essentials.

REVOLVE is also teaming up with The h.wood Group on a Bootsy Bellows After Party, taking place April 16 and running late into the night. Per a release, expect “a powerful lineup of the world’s most influential artists and DJs across hip-hop, R&B and pop.”

How to Get Tickets to Soho Desert House

Soho House is the exclusive members-only club that has locations across the world, from London to LA. This year, Soho House is opening a pop-up “Soho Desert House” during both weekends of the festival. The outdoor space will feature unlimited food and drinks, wellness experiences to help you wind down, plus live performances and DJ sets from Diplo, Hot Chip, Channel Tres, and “special guests” to be revealed later.

If you want to get into Soho Desert House, you’ll need to be a Soho House member (or know one). Tickets and passes to Soho Desert House are available to Soho House and Soho Friends members, who can secure day or weekend access for themselves and their non-member guests here.

How to Get Tickets to Tao Desert Nights

After a three-year hiatus, the popular hospitality and nightlife company Tao Group is back at Coachella this weekend for a series of “Tao Desert Nights” parties. Taking place on all three days (and evenings) of Coachella Weekend One, the parties bring the popular day club, Tao Beach, to the Coachella Valley, with music, drinks, “aerial activations” and other special performances. Usually located inside the Venetian Hotel in Vegas, this a way to experience the popular Tao Beach Dayclub at night. Tao will also introduce “Tao Desert Daze,” an all-new experience taking its nighttime lifestyle to the day with poolside activations and performances.

Tickets to Tao Desert Nights are available by invite-only, though there are a host of sponsors this year, including the cannabis brand Jeeter, Casamigos, PrettyLittleThing, Rémy Martin, Evian, Red Bull, Miraval, Enroot and Vineyard Brands. In other words: you may be able to score a ticket through one of the presenting brands.

How to Get Tickets to HP Antarctic Dome

Computer and tech accessories brand HP is launching the company’s first-ever NFT at Coachella this year, inside the so-called “Antarctic Dome.”

The dome, which is located on the festival grounds, will feature a 3D art film created by nine digital artists in collaboration with electronic music duo ODESZA. HP says the film includes four songs from ODESZA’s new album, which the duo will be debuting at the festival. It will then be released as an NFT.

The Antarctic Dome activation is open to anyone with a Coachella festival pass — no additional ticket or RSVP needed.

Tinder “Festival Mode”

Another fun activation happening at Coachella this year? “Festival Mode” on Tinder. Using the app’s “Tinder Explore” feature, users can enter “Festival Mode,” which will then connect them with other members attending the same event. Your profile gets added to the pool of people who are attending the same festival — increasing your chance to find someone with the same musical tastes and interests.

The app calls it an “all-access pass for members to find fellow festival goers and check the vibe with someone new before the show.” While the activation is launched in time for Coachella, expect to see “Festival Mode” at Stagecoach, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo and EDC Las Vegas too.

Where to Stay Near Coachella Music Festival & How to Get to Coachella

While Airbnbs, hotels, and luxury vacation rentals often book up quickly ahead of Coachella, festival goers might still find plenty of last-minute spots to choose from by booking online. Check sites like Hotels.com, as well as apps like Vrbo, to see if there are any vacancies near the festival grounds or within driving distance. Once you’ve settled on your lodging, you can check out Coachella’s recommendations on getting to the festival on its site.

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