Reserved Seating (Add-on)

Reserved seating pricing is per day and a ticket add-on. Please remember you must also purchase a Single or 3-Day Pass to enter the festival site.


Our festival box office is located at the front gates of the festival, and will open at 11am on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
General Admission Tickets
If you have a TicketFast (mobile and/or Print at Home ticket) ticket or a hardcopy ticket you are responsible for hanging on to this for entry each day. This can be done either printed copy or the pdf can be shown on their phone.
VIP Wristbands
If you have a VIP ticket you will exchange this for a wristband when you arrive at the festival. This will be done at the front gates.
3-in-1 Bundles
If you purchased a bundle you will need to bring ID to the festival to pick up your ticket. Please plan accordingly as you may need to wait in line.


New this year! Reserved seating is available as an add-on to your ticket! Your reserved seating ticket includes one adirondack chair with beverage holders. Festival goers are able to choose the exact seat they will be sitting in. Reserved seats are purchased on a by-day basis.



Three-Day and Single-Day GA and VIP tickets are on sale now at the links above. Tickets are also available in person at West Shore Parks & Recreation (1767 Island Hwy, 250-478-8384) and Lyle’s Place (770 Yates St., 250-382-8422). All tickets types are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.


VIP tickets to Rock The Shores include priority entrance, access to a raised viewing deck, seating (limited), VIP food and beverage area, and private washroom facilities. All children in the VIP area must possess VIP passes.


Parking passes are limited, so if you plan on driving to the festival please don’t hesitate to purchase yours. We strongly encourage cycling, public transit, and carpooling. Please visit out Getting Here page for more details.


Rock The Shores is an all-ages and licensed event. We encourage all families to enjoy the festival, and offer free general admission festival passes to children 12 and under when registered and accompanied by an adult. Please note, children will need a purchased VIP ticket to enter the VIP area. Maximum of 4 children per accompanying adult. Please provide the appropriate hearing protection for your child.

Step 1: Parents/guardians buy tickets for Rock The Shores

Step 2: Register your child(ren) who are 12 and under through our Registration Form.

Step 3: Show up to the Rock The Shores with valid ID for your children, collect your wristbands, and enjoy the festival!


If you purchased an Early Bird Pass or 3-4-All Bundle and hung onto it you will need to drop by Will Call to obtain your 2018 Rock the Shores ticket(s). If you have a 3-4-All Bundle, you will need to present ID and your confirmation email. If you have an Early Bird Pass you will need to present ID and the physical ticket.

Can’t remember the options? See below!

Early Bird

  • Hold on to your ticket(s).  All early bird Rock The Shores 2017 GA Tickets will be upgraded to VIP for Rock The Shores 2018. Rock The Shores 2017 VIP ticket holders will be given an additional VIP ticket for Rock The Shores 2018.

3-4-All Bundle

  • Hold on to your bundle!  Your Rock The Shores 2017 GA ticket will be upgraded to VIP for Rock The Shores 2018. A Rock The Shores 2017 VIP ticket will get you an additional VIP ticket for Rock The Shores 2018.

Any questions? Please email