Riptide Music Festival Comes to Fort Lauderdale

Are you ready to wrap up 2017 with live music artists on Fort Lauderdale beach? This year’s star studded lineup, on December 2nd and 3rd, is bigger and better than ever!

Saturday’s line up modernly rocks the beach all day from 11 am-10 pm headlining Weezer, Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man, New Politics, JoyWave, Saint Motel, PVRIS, Barns Courtney, Bonn.E.Maiy, Iration, The Academic, Mondo Cozmo, The Heirs, Brother Sundance, Mike Mineo, Alex Di Leo and many more.

On Sunday the lineup gets a little bit more retro from 11am-8:00pm headlining KC & The Sunshine Band, Boyz II Men, Foreigner’s Lou Gramm, Salt-N-Pepa, Morris Day and The Time (Tribute to Prince), LoverBoy, Tito Puente Jr., Lime, Shannon, Mr. Nice Guy and more.

“The Riptide Music Festival was an incredible success last year.  There’s just nothing better than seeing people hanging out in December on the sands of Fort Lauderdale, by the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, with everyone dancing and singing every word to every song.  The Riptide was magical and this year’s line-up is even bigger,” said Riptide Executive Producer & Entercom Marketing Director, Von Freeman. 

Get your Riptide Festival tickets before they’re all gone and ride the wave! Riptide Music Festival is general admission and currently the second wave of tickets are on sale now while supplies last for a limited time only! The 1st Wave of general admission tickets has sold out and has increased to the 2nd Wave general admission pricing. One day tickets are $60 for Saturday or Sunday. If you want to attend both days’ tickets are $100. The Riptide Music Festival is for All Ages. All kids 2 and under get in for FREE! Any child over the age of 2 will require a regular purchased ticket. Among your general admission entry through the gates of Riptide, there will be plenty of amenities such as the art installations, a sports bar, a wine garden, ocean-conservation information in the Celebration of the Sea Pavilion, an animated photo booth, free samples, snacks and giveaways.

Saturday’s VIP tickets are sold out however Sunday VIP tickets are available while supplies last for $229. That will nab you access directly adjacent to the stage, have the best viewing area, delectable gourmet lite bites catered by the best local restaurants and more! All in a relaxed, refreshing and uncrowded atmosphere! Rock at Riptide like a VIP!  

It is encouraged conveniently to take the Official Riptide Shuttles. They are the only charter buses with direct access to the festival gates from The Galleria Mall LIME parking lot. There will be very limited parking available throughout the beach area. 

Before you go, please plan your attire & arrangements accordingly for a festival on the sand as there is no re-entry.

Items suggested to bring:

Your ticket
Your photo ID
Cash/debit card
Comfortable clothing; festive costumes are encouraged!
Good vibes and smiles

Rain or shine, Fort Lauderdale kicks off its second annual RipTide Music Festival on December 2-3 taking place on Fort Lauderdale Beach on its warm tropical breezes and swaying palm trees powered by Ford with its jaw-dropping line-up of headliners! Get your tickets now: 

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21 Nov 2017

By Carissa Sadler