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How to shop presale for Coachella 2023: Advance sale begins today

Bruno Cooke June 17, 2022
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Coachella 2023 may feel like a lifetime away, but the advance sale (or presale) has already begun for next year’s festival.

Some people have already bagged their tickets for what is likely to be a true bonanza. 

With Frank Ocean already set to headline the 22nd edition of the festival, many will be perched apprehensively on the edge of their seats waiting for Coachella lineup announcements.

Here’s everything you need to know about how to buy presale/advance tickets to Coachella 2023, when the festival dates are, and how much tickets cost on the various buying plans that are available.

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How to shop presale for Coachella 2023 – advance sale begins today

Advance presale sale tickets for Coachella 2023 began today (Friday, 17 June 2022) at 10am PT. 

That’s 1pm ET, 5pm GMT and either very late at night or very early in the morning in Australia, depending on how you look at it.

Coachella is running an updated version of its ticketing platform. This year’s version is run exclusively by AXS.

So, to fulfil your presale advance ticket order for Coachella 2023, first create an AXS Coachella Fan account, or update our current AXS information. Do so at this link.

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How many Coachella tickets can you buy in one lot, and what are the 2023 dates?

Like every year, Coachella 2023 is open to people of all ages. Not only this, but children under the age of five can access the festival for free.

Next year’s festival is due to take place on the 14-16 April (weekend one) and 21-23 April (weekend two). Both festival weekends will feature the same lineup, art, food and activities – as long as everything goes to plan

Tickets buyers can buy a maximum of four (4) weekend passes per weekend. In other words, if you’re going in a group of five (or more), you’ll need to buy your tickets in two batches.

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Otherwise, your order “is subject to order cancellation at anytime, without notice”. So be aware.

Ticket prices for Coachella 2023: from $149 camping passes to $9K Safari Camping

How much your Coachella 2023 ticket will cost can vary wildly, depending on what level of luxury you wish to enjoy (and can afford).

Three-day passes to weekend one start at $537, according to All Festival Tickets; weekend two comes cheaper, at $474.

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The Coachella website has the following: the prices of general admission passes for a single weekend of the 2023 festival can be $499 (plus fees – that’s tier 1), $549 (tier 2) or $599 (tier 3).

VIP passes come in at $1,069 (plus fees, tier 1) or $1,269 (tier 2); camping is $149 plus a transient occupancy tax (TOT).

And then there are the deluxe options. The price for two tickets plus the privilege of staying in one of Coachella’s Lake Eldorado Lodges is $2,798. 

And the most expensive festival tickets for Coachella 2023 come in a whopping $9,000. Safari Camping promises to be “the ultimate on-site camping experience”. Read more about what that’s like here.

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When will the Coachella 2023 lineup be announced?

So far, Frank Ocean is the only artist confirmed for Coachella 2023.

For the festival’s last outing, attendees had to wait until January 2022 for the full lineup to be announced. 

Meanwhile, in the r/Coachella subreddit, those keeping track of the various smaller announcements appear to have changed the likelihood of one or two artists playing Coachella 2022 in September 2021. Changes to another similar thread took place in December.

In other words, festival-goers can expect lineup updates before the full lineup is revealed in (possibly) January 2023. But for now, it’s Frank Ocean.

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Bruno is a novelist, amateur screenwriter and journalist with interests in digital media, storytelling, film and politics. He’s lived in France, China, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, but returned to the UK for a degree (and because of the pandemic) in 2020. His articles have appeared in Groundviews, Forge Press and The Friday Poem, and most are readable on Medium or onurbicycle.com.