Grateful to Virginia and our 2019 guests for showing up today 👏🏾Early Bird Presale passes have now sold out. Please sign up for our newsletter to be notified about the general onsale and lineup announcement.
SOMETHING IN THE WATER 2020 takes place April 20th-26th in Virginia Beach, VA.
Festival passes allow entry to the festival April 24th-26th. Additional events April 20-24, may require RSVP or the purchase of a ticket.
All ages welcome.
Children 5 and under are free with a paid adult.
Lineup and set times are subject to change without notice.
Refer to the 2020 website later this year for the complete list of rules and other festival information.
Ordering & Layaway
Presale passes are available only for Virginia residents and SITW 2019 purchasers on Saturday, October 19th from 12PM - 5PM ET.
Four (4) pass limit per person, per order, per household.
Presale passes available while supplies last.
SOMETHING IN THE WATER 2019 purchasers will receive an email with information on the Loyalty Presale. The Loyalty Presale takes place online Saturday, October 19th from 12PM - 5PM ET.
Locals Only PresalE
Online purchases require a Virginia billing address and zip code.
In-person purchases at the box office require proof of residency or valid Virginia/Military photo ID.
In-person purchases at the box office must be picked up by original purchaser at will call prior to the festival.
Presale Box office
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Open: Saturday, October 19th: 12PM - 5PM ET
Break your pass purchase into five (5) separate payments. Have layaway plan questions? See the ticketing provider Layaway FAQ. Layaway plans are only available for online orders. A deposit of 20%+fees is due at checkout.
Early Bird GA (Tier 1)
Down Payment: $92.45
Subsequent Payments: $30
Early Bird GA (Tier 2)
Down Payment: $100.22
Subsequent Payments: $35
Early Bird GA (Tier 3)
Down Payment: $106.44
Subsequent Payments: $39
Down Payment: $202.44
Subsequent Payments: $125
Pass Types & Info
General Admission (GA) includes one (1) GA wristband allows entry into the festival April 24th-26th, including access to the main lineup, activities, food and drink vendors, and all GA areas of the festival.
*Limited Tiered pricing. Available only while supplies last.
VIP includes dedicated entry lines, VIP viewing areas, VIP restrooms, dedicated merch stands, free water stations, food & beverage vendors and charging stations.
Shipping & Getting Passes
Wristbands to be shipped in 2020. Details to follow.
Orders will not be re-shipped or shipped twice under any circumstances. No exceptions.
Orders that are unable to be delivered or shipped due to any circumstances whatsoever (lost, stolen, errors, returned to sender, etc.) will be required to be picked up at will call by the original purchaser.
For wristband replacements (lost, misplaced, stolen, returned to sender, too tight, wrong hand, etc), you are subject to pay a fee per reissued wristband.
Box office hours & location will be posted closer to show dates.
Original purchaser must valid photo ID, order confirmation and credit card used for purchase to pick up the order. No alternate name pickups are allowed. No name changes. No exceptions.
Wristbands are valid for April 24-26th, 2020.
Wristbands are non-transferable once applied.
Wristbands are void if tampered with or removed.
Wristband Activation is required via the Something in the Water Mobile App.
Wristbands are good for one person only and may not be shared.
What is something in the water, anyway?
Check out our press release for the latest info on the festival.
Who can purchase presale passes to the festival?
Only Virginia residents and past purchasers of SITW 2019 are eligible for the presale.
Where can I purchase presale passes?
VA residents can purchase passes online or in-person at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater on October 19th, 2019. SITW 2019 purchasers will receive an email with a unique code to purchase passes online.
I purchased my pass, when do I get my wristband?
Wristbands will begin shipping in 2020. Details to follow.
Can I pay for my Pass in installments?
We will have a layaway option during the presale and public onsale.
I missed the presale! When do the rest of the passes go on sale?!
Something in the Water 2020 passes will go on sale later this year.
Will single day passes be available?
No. There will be no single day passes.
Can I volunteer at the festival?
Yes. Please check back at a later date for details on volunteer opportunities.
Where should I stay while in town?
Visit this link for information on local lodging. For info on hotel packages, check back during our general on-sale.