Classified VIP Area

Explore, Engage, Energize and Enjoy! Take your festival weekend to the next level and treat yourself to some unique perks, from fast entry and VIP-exclusive amenities, to gourmet food and drink options, to a dazzling array of special activities and entertainment. Enjoy dedicated VIP dance areas and interactive photo ops, and receive complimentary noisemakers, glow rings, confetti poppers and champagne for our midnight toast. Relax at our hookah bar and dedicated chill zones, get a Martian makeover, and dress in your alien best for a chance at a SkyDeck upgrade! All this and much more await you with the Countdown VIP • Enhanced Experience Pass.

To enter all VIP areas, you must be 21+ and present a valid photo ID—either a US driver’s license/ID or a US/foreign passport. Learn more about Ages & ID. Avoid scalpers and scammers! Purchase passes ONLY from Front Gate Tickets. Insomniac donates $1 from every ticket transaction to support local charities. See our Ticketing FAQ for answers to your questions.


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  • Dedicated VIP dance areas at each stage
  • Enclosed, heated tent space at the mainstage to keep you warm all night
  • Out-of-this-world interactive photo ops
  • Kandi bracelet making station


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  • VIP water refill station
  • Milky Way Hot Chocolate Bar—a Countdown crowd favorite!
  • Dedicated seating & chill zones to relax, refresh, and rehydrate
  • Flying Saucer Café—dedicated cash bars & food truck options
  • Complimentary champagne toast at midnight


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  • Dress up in your ultimate alien-themed costume—our favorites will receive a complimentary SkyDeck upgrade!
  • Complimentary Martian makeup bar
  • A letter to your future self—make it happen in 2019!
  • Complimentary hookah bar
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to VIPpick up your show lanyard, laminate, venue maps & more


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  • Dedicated VIP entrance into the festival
  • Exclusive Countdown VIP lanyard and show laminate
  • Luxury restrooms
  • VIP mobile charging lockers available to rent
  • Noisemakers, glow rings, confetti poppers & more
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  • 1 Freedom Fighters Clockwork
  • 2 Simon Patterson Smack (Waio Remix)
  • 3 John Askew A Million Stars
  • 4 Neutrino The Dream
  • 5 Zyce & Morten Granau Techno Kids
  • 6 GMS, Shanti V Deedrah Techno Culture
  • 7 Symbolic Function of Time
  • 8 Bryan Kearney Adrenaline (Phanatic Remix)
  • 9 Christopher Lawrence vs. Orpheus Cosmic Dust
  • 10 Liquid Soul Wake Up
  • 11 Static Movement Namaha Shiva
  • 12 Coming soon!!! D.M.T
  • 13 Vini Vici vs. Pixel Flashback