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Eaux Claires Festival
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Eaux Claires is the perfect way to start off summer. From Paul Simon to Chance the Rapper to interactive art exhibits, the Wisconsin-based festival has something for everyone. In just its third year of existence in 2017, the festival is growing rapidly and is making a name for itself as one of the most dynamic up-and-coming music festivals in the US

Eaux Claires Dates and Location

Eaux Claires takes place in Eaux Claires, Wisconsin Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, 2017.

(Read: How to Prepare for Eaux Claires Festival)

Eaux Claires Lineup

Paul Simon, Chance the Rapper and Wilco are just a few of the big names leading the eclectic lineup. For the full list and who plays on which day, check out the Eaux Claires official lineup page.

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Eaux Claires Tickets

Single Day General Pass – $90 – Access to all stages, food vendors and art exhibits.

Two Day General Pass – $169 – Two days access to all listed above.

Single Day Chippewa Pass – $169 – All the basics plus access to a shaded VIP area complete with beers and catered food close to the main stage.

Two Day Chippewa – $350 – Two-day access to all listed above.

Advanced Purchase 2 Day Pass – $159

Advanced Purchase Chippewa 2 Day Pass – $325

Weekend Parking – $40 – Parking is limited!

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Getting to and From Eaux Claires

Bus Rideshare – Buses run from Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago. You can purchase your bus ticket online via the official festival page.

Campground shuttle – Shuttles will offer transportation between the campsite and the festival area throughout the weekend.

UW Eau Claire Shuttle  – Free shuttles will run continuously from the dorms of the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire dorms.  

Hotel Buses – The festival offers shuttle services from a number of local hotels to the festival grounds.

Air – Minneapolis International Airport is just over 90 miles from Eau Claire.

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Where to Stay for Eaux Claires

The festival encourages staying at the campgrounds and in the nearby college dorms. We have the details on those options and a few more off-site choices that might catch your eye.  


Campsite– $165

Includes one individual campsite pass included in campsite purchase

Individual campsite pass– $35

Each festival goer staying at the campsite must have a campsite pass

Trailers and RVs – $300

Get your Eaux Claires camping pass

Dorms – A dorm room at the University of Wisconsin starts at $84 per night and shuttle service is included. Rooms are for two and linens are included.

Hotel The Metropolis Resort is on the festival’s shuttle route and offers a comfortable alternative if you’re not ready to relive your college days in a dorm or set up your own tent in the camping area. Rooms start at $220 per night.

Hotel Eau Claire Country Inn and Suites is on the shuttle route, includes breakfast, and gets excellent reviews from past customers — all for $175 per night.

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