UPDATE: Darker Waves is sold-out! You can try getting resell tickets here.

Darker Waves has announced the 2023 lineup for its inaugural festival! It all goes down on November 18 in Huntington Beach, CA right on the sand at Huntington Beach City Beach. Tickets for the festival go on sale Friday, June 23. A general public sale will open on Friday, June 23 if any tickets remain after the presale. Get all the ticket options and prices, as well as the Darker Waves presale code info below!


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Darker Waves will allow entry for all ages, making it an ideal beach-side festival to bring the whole family to enjoy. It is important to note that all attendees regardless of age will still need a ticket to enter the festival.

There will also be multiple stages to accommodate the festival’s absolutely stacked lineup. This might result in time conflicts, although their severity is hard to determine until the official set times and festival map are announced.

Who’s on the Darker Waves Lineup?

The debut 2023 Darker Waves festival lineup will include performances by New Order, Tears for Fears,  The B-52’sEcho and the Bunnymen, Soft Cell, Devo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, The Psychedelic Furs, The Cardigans, X, Violent Femmes, Molchat Doma, The English Beat, She Wants Revenge, and more! See the official lineup poster above for all the acts.


How Much Are Tickets to Darker Waves?

Tickets for Darker Waves cost $199 to $1,750 depending on the type of festival pass you select. All ticket options also have a layaway option starting at $19.99.

General Admission is $199 with GA+ starting at $355 for fans who would prefer to have a dedicated entry lane to the festival and access to air-conditioned restrooms.

VIP starts at $565 and includes a festival entry lane, air-conditioned restrooms, charging stations, and a preferred viewing area for the main stage. Ultimate VIP is $1,750 but includes some truly decadent perks including but not limited to re-entry privileges, a private cash bar with cocktail service, drink/meal vouchers, a complimentary locker, a dedicated VIP concierge team, and more!

There are also Hotel & Ticket packages starting at $550. These include a VIP ticket plus discounted rates on a two- to five-night stay at any of the four hotels and resorts directly across from the festival grounds. As well as an open bar and brunch!

Check out all your Darker Waves ticket prices and see all the perks that are included with each pass type.


What is the Darker Waves Presale Code?

If you want to access the Darker Waves presale, you must sign up to receive the presale code via text. On the morning that the presale begins on Friday, June 23rd at 10am PST, you will receive a text with the presale code. Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 23rd at 2pm.

IMPORTANT: Set your alarms and save this ticket link page for quick access!

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