Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, 2020
October 9 - October 18
Held in Indio, Greater Palm Springs, California, in April the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a fusion of art and music. More than half a million people will attend the indie festival at the Empire Polo Field.
Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Coachella 2020 has been postponed until 9-11 and 16-18 October.
Organisers have announced that all tickets purchased for April will be honoured for Ocrober, and that an announcement will be made on 13 March about how people can get a refund on their tickets if they are not able to make the rescheduled dates.
No announcement was made on the impact of the delay on the 2020 lineup, but Coachella is not just aout music. In terms of the art, the show includes a number of large scale installations and artists.
The tickets are sold for either one of the weekends and last over three days. The $429 tickets include the concert and camping areas, whilst the $509 include the use of the shuttle. If you pay $999 you also get access to the VIP areas. When tickets sell out the website has a waitlist facility.
The festival tries to be environmentally friendly as it includes public transport, car pools and electric vehicle recharge facility information. The camping includes bringing your own tent or renting with varying degrees of luxury. Further options include lockers, wifi, charging points, general stores and shuttles to supermarkets.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival History
Coachella now has a twenty year history. The previous lineups have all been preserved on the website.
What else is there to do in Palm Springs?
Consider the Aerial Tramway, a range of hiking and horse riding trails including San Jacinto Mountain and Indian Canyon and, for fans, the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway. It advertises itself as being cannabis-friendly.
Coachella 2019 Line Up
The lineup for the 2020 Festival is expected to be announced in January. The full programme will appear here.
Although technically sold out, you can join the waitlist, here.
When is the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2020?
The weekends of 9 to 11 and 16 to 18 October.
Palm Springs Accommodation
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Flights to Palm Springs
From the Palm Springs International Airport there are direct international flights to five cities in Canada and many major cities around the USA. Not too far away is the much bigger Los Angeles International Airport.
Coachella Valley Music and arts Festival Photo Gallery
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Things To Do in Palm Springs
If you need to know more about Palm Springs, visit: www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com. All photos, courtesy of Coachella.