General Admission

Let’s do this thing.

General Admission tickets are available in either a one-day or two-day option. Kids 13 and under get in for FREE!

UPDATE: THING 2019 is now SOLD OUT. Thank you!

Prices are dependent on date of purchase (not including applicable fees):

  • Tickets purchased April 26 – May 2 are $99.50 (one-day pass) / $189.50 (two-day pass).  

  • Tickets purchased May 3 – August 17 are $109.50 (one-day pass) / $209.50 (two-day pass).

  • Tickets purchased August 18 – August 25 are $129.50 (one-day pass) / $249.50 (two-day pass)

Save on fees and purchase tickets in person at any of the following locations:

  • Fort Worden (200 Battery Way in Port Townsend, go to Front Desk in the Commons building, open 7am-8pm. Hours extend to 11pm starting May 1st.)

  • Quimper Sound Records (1044 Water Street in Port Townsend, open Wed-Sun til 5pm)

  • Paramount Theatre Box Office (911 Pine Street in Seattle, open Mon-Fri, 10am - 6pm)

For a premium experience, Admiral Society tickets are available for $525 and include a two-day pass. Scroll for more info!

Hard tickets will be issued only. No mobile delivery. There will be a delivery delay on all tickets.

Learn more about Event Parking and Camping / Accommodations on our Info page.

If you purchased tickets and received them in advance, please bring all of them with you to one of the two box offices on site at Fort Worden and exchange them for wristbands! If you selected will call at purchase, please also proceed to one of the two box offices with your photo I.D. and confirmation number. Will call tickets will also be exchanged for wristbands. Kids 13 and under must be present in order to get their wristbands. The box offices at Fort Worden will be open from 10 am to 10 pm on August 24th and August 25th.

Keep in mind: if you bought a two-day event pass and/or a two-day parking pass for Jefferson County Fairgrounds with advance delivery, you should have received a Saturday ticket AND a Sunday ticket. Be sure to bring both tickets with you to the box office and/or parking lot when you arrive. You will trade your two event tickets for ONE wristband. Only purchased a one-day pass? You'll also exchange your ticket for one wristband. Parking tickets will be exchanged for one hang tag, to be displayed in your vehicle.

Please be sure to have your I.D. with you!

Box office staff will be able to reprint any tickets that are forgotten. Please be sure to have your photo I.D. and order information if you need replacement tickets. PLEASE NOTE: if you were not the original purchaser of your tickets and you are picking tickets up at will call, please have the original buyer contact the point of purchase to update the will call name.  

Camping at Jefferson County Fairgrounds? There will be a special box office there, open on Friday, August 23rd ONLY, opening at 12pm and closing at 8pm.

All guests with valid wristbands are welcome to come and go as they please from the event. Entry and re-entry will be granted by wristband at various event entry points on site.

All sales final, no refunds or exchanges.

Admirals Society

Don’t worry about a thing.

UPDATE: THING 2019 is now SOLD OUT. Thank you!

Make your weekend at Fort Worden extra memorable by purchasing THING’s Admirals Society package: $525 per person! Your Admirals Society ticket includes:

  • Two-day pass to THING

  • Access to the Admirals Society lounge, featuring exclusive indoor and outdoor seating, personal bar service, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, private restrooms, WiFi, and charging stations

  • Event parking onsite near all the action, only for Admirals Society members

  • Avoid lines with priority entry at main stages and expedited bar service at beer gardens

  • Reserved section* for Admirals Society at two main stages with lawn chairs

  • Daily complimentary wine tastings with the winemaker from Sleight of Hand Cellars

  • Swag bag, including official THING poster

  • Plus, kick off the weekend with welcome drinks and treats upon arrival on Saturday

  • More exclusive Admirals Society surprises to come!

*Seating in the Admirals Society section at the main stages is general admission and available until capacity is reached, on a first come, first served basis.

Questions? Contact the Admirals Society team: or 206-315-8063


Photos courtesy of Fort Worden.