Premium Pass

Premium Passes offer convenience and comfort as you enjoy the festival all weekend long. Each pass includes:

  • Two full days of amazing live music, with access to nearly 75 performances
  • Premium Pass lanyard
  • 2022 New Bedford Folk Festival T-Shirt
  • Access to the fully-air conditioned Premium Pass Lounge with private restrooms
  • Guaranteed seating at all Zeiterion performances and priority seating at Whaling Museum performances
  • Free parking in Zeiterion & Elm Street garages
  • Discounts at several food vendors in the Food Court & Beer Garden outside the Zeiterion Theatre

You can now select your t-shirt size when you purchase your Premium Pass at check-out!

Premium Pass holders have a special entrance to the Whaling Museum Theater, located inside the museum, under the “whale bones.” Your preferred seats will be held until 10 minutes before the performance.
Premium Pass seats at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center are guaranteed, and are located in the front of the theater, near the stage. Please note: The Whaling Museum theater will be cleared after each performance.

Early bird pricing:

$135

$150 after May 31

Single day & Weekend pass

Save with a weekend pass! We hope you’ll join us for the whole weekend. That’s two full days of amazing music with access to nearly 75 performances.

Can’t make it both days? Purchase a single day pass for either Saturday or Sunday to enjoy 10 hours of fantastic live music.

Children under 12 years old are free and do not need a ticket.

Early Bird:
Single Day

$30

$40 After May 31

Early Bird:
Weekend Pass

$40

$50 After May 31

Weekend Pass Plus

Enjoy all the music, and have a place to call your own! The Weekend Plus Pass gives you unlimited access to the Premium Lounge during festival hours.

  • Two full days of amazing live music, with access to nearly 75 performances
  • Access to the fully-air conditioned Premium Pass Lounge with private restrooms, private bar, couches, café tables and chairs.

Early bird pricing:

$75

$85 after May 31

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