FESTIVALS: Coachella, Stagecoach passes going on sale for local residents
MARCH 25, 2014 BY VANESSA FRANKO (Press Enterprise)
If youíre a Coachella Valley resident and you want to get tickets to the sold-out Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival weekends (April 11-13 and April 18-20) or the Stagecoach Country Music Festival (April 25-27), you will have a chance to purchase passes online.
In recent years the popular festivals have held a limited amount of tickets for local residents to attend the events at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. You will need proof of residency to get these tickets. The ticket purchase is open to residents of zip codes from Palm Springs to Mecca and include residents of 92201, 92202, 92203, 92210, 92211, 92230, 92234, 92236, 92240, 92241, 92253, 92255, 92258, 92260, 92261 Ė 92264, 92270, 92274, 92275, 92276, and 92292
If you want to go to Coachella weekend 1, you can purchase them online beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, April 4, through Thursday, April 10, or while supplies last.
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For weekend two of Coachella, the tickets will be on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 11 through Thursday, April 17, or while supplies last.
If you are looking for Stagecoach tickets, local residents may purchase passes online for Stagecoach starting 10 a.m. Friday, April 18, through Thursday, April 24, or while supplies last.
For Coachella passes, visit http://www.coachella.com/residents/
For Stagecoach passes, visit http://www.stagecoachfestival.com/residents/
Passes are $375 for Coachella and $249 for Stagecoach and include all fees. Passes purchased online will be available for pick up from the box office at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Passes are non-transferable and proof of residency must be shown in the form of a California driverís license or ID card.
Wristbands will be placed on the wrist of festival attendee(s) by the box office staff and therefore must be present for pick up. (Translation: Donít think you can buy a pass and give it to a friend.)
Coachella 1 Resident Purchases Pick Up Hours
Wednesday, April 9: Box office 2 p.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday, April 10: Box office 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, April 11: Box office 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday, April 12: Box office 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, April 13: Box office 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Coachella 2 Resident Purchases Pick Up Hours
Wednesday, April 16: Box office 2 p.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday, April 17: Box office 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday, April 18: Box office 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday, April 19: Box office 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, April 20: Box office 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Stagecoach Resident Purchases Pick up Hours:
Wednesday, April 23: Box office 2 p.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday, April 24: Box office 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday, April 25: Box office 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday, April 26: Box office 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, April 27: Box office 10 a.m.-6 p.m.