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FreshGrass | Bentonville

The Celebrated Two-Day Music Festival Returns to the Momentary!
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Great music, uprooted.

Spanning two days and multiple stages across the Momentary, FreshGrass | Bentonville is an all-ages festival celebrating today’s bluegrass and progressive roots music. Knockout performances will be accompanied by fun family-friendly activities, great local food and drink, homegrown retail vendors, artist merchandise, and more.

FreshGrass | Bentonville is held rain or shine. Music starts at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 20, and at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.

All ticket holders over the age of 2 must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test alongside a valid photo ID to attend FreshGrass | Bentonville 2022.


Two-Day VIP FreshPass

$375 VIP FreshPass Adult ($300/Members)¹


Two-Day General Admission Pass

$105 Adult General Admission ($84/Members)¹
$35 Children 7—16² ($28/Members)¹
FREE Children 0—6³


The VIP FreshPass includes:

VIP FreshPass Perks

¹ Member pricing is for members of the Momentary. Discount will be applied at check out to youth tickets and up to 2 adult tickets. Each order is limited to 6 adult tickets regardless of member status.

² Children with a general admission ticket are welcome in the FreshPass VIP Lounge with an accompanying adult with a VIP FreshPass ticket.

³ Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Health Policy & Entry Requirements

Safety is our top priority. Full COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72 hours (3 days) will be required to attend FreshGrass | Bentonville. Proof must be shown upon entry alongside a valid photo ID. At home COVID-19 tests will not be accepted. Additional health and safety measures will be shared closer to the date of the festival.

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Who is headlining/performing?
We are currently working on a fantastic lineup of local, regional, and local bluegrass and roots musicians. We plan to announce headliners in January 2022, and will continue rolling out the star-studded lineup as the festival approaches. Sign up for our eNews today to get updates.

When do single day tickets go on sale?
Keep an eye out for single day tickets closer to the festival date. If tickets are still available, we expect to release a limited batch of single-day tickets about one month prior to the festival.

Am I limited in the number of tickets I can order? 
Orders are limited to 6 adult tickets, with Momentary members able to order up to 2 adult tickets at the member price. If your party size is larger than six, we recommend having another member of your group purchase the additional tickets needed.

Can I share my festival pass with my friends?
No, a festival pass is for you and you only. It is not transferable between different people attending different days. The single day ticket is meant for a single-day guest. You will receive a two-day wristband upon entry which should be left on throughout the festival weekend and not removed at any point.

Are ticket sales final?
Ticket sales, including ticketing and handling fees, are final and non-refundable. (Full ticket policy available online here. If FreshGrass is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, ticket buyers will have the option to receive a full refund.

What time will the festival start each day?
Music will start at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 20, and at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. Gates will open prior to the music beginning.

Can I bring my kids and do they have to pay?
Children are welcome, and admission is free for those six and under with an accompanying adult. There is a reduced price for kids 7-16.

I’ve purchased a FreshPass and will have my child with me. Can they come into the FreshPass Lounge with me?
Yes! Children are welcome in the FreshPass Lounge with an accompanying adult with a FreshPass VIP Pass.

Can I volunteer at FreshGrass?
Yes! Learn more about volunteering at the Momentary at or email Advance training is required.

I’m a vendor and want to participate. What do I do?
Tell us who you are, what you do, and why we’ll love it. Email your request to

I’m a journalist on assignment and/or a professional photographer. How do I obtain a media pass?
We’d love to have you! Email your request to

Additional questions?
Contact the Momentary’s Box Office at (479) 657-2335, or by emailing


FreshGrass | Bentonville is presented by the Momentary in collaboration with the FreshGrass Foundation and No Depression.

FreshGrass | Bentonville Festival

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