Riot Fest Tickets

One of the most amazing and popular rock and punk festivals in the country today is about to kick start proceedings for its latest edition. The Riot Fest has been a part of the annual music calendar for just under a decade but even in such a short span of time it has gone on to rank among the most anticipated events of the year. Book your Riot Fest tickets and be a part of this fabulous show from the start all the way to the end.

Riot Fest Tickets

The Riot Fest is the brainchild of Mike Petryshyn. He had always been a music fan especially punk and rock. He was a normal guy with a normal job. Everything was going fine when one day he got bored of his routine. That is when he decided he was going to put on a festival where he will bring together for a very special event. That is how the Riot Fest we see today came to the fore.

The first edition was held in the year 2005.  It began as an experiment to give fans a chance to see some of their favorite bands in action live. The city selected for the festival was none other than Chicago. All the hard work put in by the team paid off brilliantly and the event turned out to be an enormous hit.

The Riot Fest just carried on from there. With every year that passed by its popularity soared and more and more people made their way to watch the biggest names in rock and punk perform live. For the first seven or so years the festival rotated between the best arenas in Chicago. Metro, Double Door, the Congress Theater and Cobra Lounge among others were used to provide the stage for the artists to perform. Groups like Danzig, Weezer, Fun, Alkaline Trio, Dead Milkmen, Suicide Machines, Social Distortion, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Lawrence Arms among a host of others have all made their presence felt to make the festival what it is today.

Another unique aspect of the Riot Fest is that it has been known to offers fans the chance to see reunions of iconic bands. Members of groups like Screeching Weasel, Articles of Faith, Chiodos, WAX, Blue Meanies, Jesus and Mary Chain, Naked Raygun and Plow United have all teamed up to perform together again.

The stature of the event continued to grow apace and then in 2012 it was decided it had outgrown indoor arenas. A decision was taken to move it outdoors and the venue selected was the famous Humboldt Park. It is a magnificent venue that contains sprawling gardens and also features old lagoons. Add the the fabulous Chicago skyline to the equation and it becomes an picture perfect setting for one of the biggest festivals in the country today.

The re-location to Humboldt Park enabled the management to enhance the entire experience. Various aspects of carnivals like games, rides, vendors offering food, wrestling and other things were added to the mix to turn the whole event into an opportunity to have a great time out for Riot Fest tickets buying fans.

More cities like Dallas, Toronto and Brooklyn have also been added for the Riot Fest to go to. The main port of call however still remains Chicago. What they do in the Windy City will provide the blueprint for what happens in other cities as well. The festival has certainly come a long way since its inception in the year 2005. It has witnessed thousands upon thousands of fan turning up to be a part of the proceedings every year. It will not be any different this time around either so grab your Riot Fest tickets and be a part of an unforgettable occasion live. 

Riot Fest Venues

  • 2021 Riot Fest - Friday Pass Douglass Park

Riot Fest Cities

Riot Fest Schedule

Nothing beats the joy of watching your favorite music artist perform live! Riot Fest's concert dates are out and fans are looking forward to the upcoming shows. The next concert will be held in Chicago at the Douglass Park on 17-Sep-21, while the last available date is for the event scheduled for Chicago at the Douglass Park on 19-Sep-21. For complete information regarding dates and venues, please visit our website.

Event Venue City Date
2021 Riot Fest: Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins & Run The Jewels - 3 Day Pass Douglass Park Chicago, IL Fri Sep 17 202103:30 AM
2021 Riot Fest - Friday Pass Douglass Park Chicago, IL Fri Sep 17 202112:00 PM
2021 Riot Fest - Saturday Pass Douglass Park Chicago, IL Sat Sep 18 202112:00 PM
2021 Riot Fest - Sunday Pass Douglass Park Chicago, IL Sun Sep 19 202112:00 PM
2022 Riot Fest: My Chemical Romance - 3 Day Pass Douglass Park Chicago, IL Fri Sep 16 202203:30 AM
2022 Riot Fest - Friday Douglass Park Chicago, IL Fri Sep 16 202211:00 AM

Riot Fest Ticket Prices

The average price for Riot Fest Tickets start from $151. The minimum get in price is $110 for Riot Fest Tickets at the Douglass Park, Chicago. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
2021 Riot Fest: Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins & Run The Jewels - 3 Day Pass Chicago 17-Sep-21 $403 $381
2021 Riot Fest - Friday Pass Chicago 17-Sep-21 $165 $118
2021 Riot Fest - Saturday Pass Chicago 18-Sep-21 $151 $110
2021 Riot Fest - Sunday Pass Chicago 19-Sep-21 $176 $142
2022 Riot Fest: My Chemical Romance - 3 Day Pass Chicago 16-Sep-22 $261 $250
2022 Riot Fest - Friday Chicago 16-Sep-22 $268 $221

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.

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