This year, the weekend of Riot Fest in Denver, Colorado will take place at the National Western Complex on September 2-4, and another weekend is scheduled to take place at the festival’s original location of Chicago, Illinois at Douglas Park on September 16-18.
Across both weekends, many of the same performers will be featured throughout the festival, such as a special reunion performance from this year’s headliners, Misfits. Other acts also include Deftones, Motion City Soundtrack, Thursday, Nas, Pepper and many more.
Passes for Riot Fest for both of these weekends are currently on sale now. The festivals are in high demand, steadily rising across the secondary market. According to data provided by TiqIQ, a three-day pass for Denver is currently averaging $244, with the cheapest pass available for $83.
At both cities and both weekends, Carnival rides and attractions will be set up across the festival grounds as well as various food vendors throughout. Hotels in Denver can be found and secured through Hipmunk.com with rates starting as low as $89, and flights to and from Riot Fest in both Denver and Chicago can also be secured through Hipmunk as well.
Riot Fest is known for bringing artists back together for reunion performances and this year, the Original Misfits, which consists of Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only, and Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, are scheduled to appear together on stage for the first time in 33 years. They will serve as the festival’s headlining performers for both the Denver and Chicago locations. Past lineups for Riot Fest Denver and Chicago include Coheed and Cambria, System Of A Down, Rancid and Billy Idol, just to name a few.