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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.