TICKET INFO

TICKET COSTS

General Admission ticket to Knotfest Iowa 2024
Presale: GA: $99.50 + tax & fees
General Onsale: $125 + tax & fees

VIP Tickets + Upgrades:
● “(SIC)” VIP LOUNGE: $515
● MAGGOT PIT GA+: $300
● “ALL OUT LIFE” ROCKSTAR FOR A DAY EXPERIENCE: $10,000 per group of 10 people

FRIDAY EXCURSIONS:
● SLIPKNOT TAKES OVER THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE: $415
● TAKE OFF YOUR FACE WITH CLOWN AT THE HAUNT $600

TICKET UPGRADES

● KNOTFEST FESTIVAL SHIRT

● KNOTFEST ESSENTIALS KIT $90

  • One Knotfest Iowa festival crossbody bag
  • Your choice of additional merchandise items to complete your kit*

*We will contact you via email in the months before the festival with a link to select your additional merchandise items. Items will be shipped directly to your mailing address 1-2 weeks prior to the festival.

VIP OFFERINGs

“(SIC)” VIP LOUNGE

  • Dedicated VIP enhanced viewing area of the main stage
  • Unlimited access to a VIP Lounge with relaxed seating and shade, and upgraded restrooms
  • Visit the Slipknot Art-cade - play classic arcade and midway games with a Slipknot twist
  • Chance to win Slipknot art prints featuring designs and photography that span throughout the past 25 years, including an autographed grand prize for one lucky winner
  • Access to a complimentary No. 9 Whiskey tasting hosted by Cedar Ridge’s lead distiller
  • VIP-exclusive bar with drinks for purchase, featuring signature cocktails and an expanded beer & wine menu
  • One complimentary ticket to the Knotfest Museum
  • One Knotfest Essentials Kit, which includes one Knotfest Iowa festival crossbody bag, and your choice of additional merchandise items to complete your kit*
  • Dedicated official festival merchandise stand in the VIP area
  • Dedicated food vendors within VIP area
  • Commemorative laminate and lanyard
  • VIP Concierge, with festival amenities to maximize your on-site experience
  • Lockers and mobile charging units for rent (available on a first-come, first-served basis)
  • Dedicated VIP entrance lane into the festival

*We will contact you via email in the months before the festival with a link to select your additional merchandise items. Items will be shipped directly to your mailing address 1-2 weeks prior to the festival.

MAGGOT PIT GA+

  • Be where the action is with unlimited access to an exclusive standing area with a great view of the main stage
  • Exclusive bar with drinks for purchase, featuring signature cocktails and an expanded beer & wine menu
  • One Knotfest Essentials Kit, which includes one Knotfest Iowa festival crossbody bag and your choice of additional merchandise items to complete your kit*
  • Access to upgraded restrooms
  • Commemorative laminate and lanyard
  • VIP Concierge, with festival amenities to maximize your on-site experience

*We will contact you via email in the months before the festival with a link to select your additional merchandise items. Items will be shipped directly to your mailing address 1-2 weeks prior to the festival.

“ALL OUT LIFE” ROCKSTAR FOR A DAY EXPERIENCE

  • Enjoy your own private production trailer, complete with a cooler stocked with your group’s personal rider of pre-selected food, snacks, and beverages, including a complimentary bottle of Slipknot’s No. 9 Whiskey*
  • Access to the exclusive “All Out Life” VIP viewing area at an elevated platform by FOH with an unparalleled view of the main stage
  • Ten autographed limited-edition lemon vinyl copies of the 1999 ‘Slipknot’ album signed by Slipknot band members**
  • Visit any of the VIP areas on site, including the “(sic)” VIP Lounge and its amenities, and the Maggot Pit GA+ area
  • Complimentary group visit to the Knotfest Museum accompanied by a dedicated tour guide
  • Ten Knotfest Essentials Kits**, which includes one Knotfest Iowa festival crossbody bag per kit, and your choice of additional merchandise items to complete your kit***
  • Private VIP Concierge to assist with your festival experience
  • Golf cart shuttling services throughout the festival
  • Commemorative laminate and lanyard
  • Dedicated VIP entrance lane into the festival

*You will have the opportunity to select your desired food, snacks and beverages before the festival.
**One per guest.
***We will contact you via email in the months before the festival with a link to select your additional merchandise items. Items will be shipped directly to your mailing address 1-2 weeks prior to the festival.

FRIDAY EXCURSIONS

SLIPKNOT TAKES OVER THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE

Slipknot takes over The Slaughterhouse in Downtown Des Moines for an unparalleled haunted house experience featuring Slipknot memorabilia and decor.

  • Get led through the twisted corridors of The Slaughterhouse by one of the members of Slipknot*
  • Video recording of your visit through The Slaughterhouse after the event**
  • Dedicated Meet & Greet with a member of Slipknot
  • One Polaroid photo and one professional photo with a member of Slipknot***
  • One piece of exclusive The Slaughterhouse x Slipknot merchandise
  • Pop-up Slipknot merchandise stand featuring exclusive items available for purchase

*Please note that you may be placed in a group with other ticket holders. While we strive to accommodate requests, we cannot guarantee that your entire party will be able to stay together in the same group.
**You will receive an email 3-5 days prior to the event with additional information about when you will receive your video recording.
***One Polaroid and one professional photo per transaction

TAKE OFF YOUR FACE WITH CLOWN AT THE HAUNT

Visit the speakeasy at The Haunt to hear an intimate telling of Clown’s tales from the road, featuring stories with a special focus on their 1999 album, and followed by a Q&A session. Age restrictions may apply.

  • Exclusive access to Clown’s ‘Behind the Mask’ story session featuring Slipknot stories with a special focus on their 1999 album, followed by a Q&A session
  • Private listening party of the 1999 album ‘Slipknot’, including a screening of never-before-seen archival video footage from the making of the first album
  • One limited-edition Slipknot-style mask designed and SIGNED by Clown*
  • Premium bar with drinks for purchase featuring Slipknot-themed high quality craft cocktails, wine & beer
  • One premium drink token to redeem at the bar for any beverage on the menu

*No artist participation. Masks will be pre-signed.

Travel/Hotel Packages

2-NIGHT HILTON HOTEL & GA PACKAGE

  • 2-night stay at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown (Check-In: 9/20/24, Check-Out: 9/22/24)
  • One King Bed Room or One Double Queen Room for (up to 2 guests), including free Wi-Fi*
  • GA festival pass for Knotfest Iowa** (up to 2 tickets)
  • Knotfest Iowa travel package merchandise gift (up to 2 gifts)
  • Exclusive fan event at the hotel on Friday evening - get to know your fellow Knotfest Iowa attendees!
  • Saturday morning breakfast to enjoy before heading onsite
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle transportation to and from the hotel
  • On-site VIP Concierge to assist with any of your travel needs

*For ADA accommodations, please contact us at knotfestvip@superfan.live
**Upgrades to GA+ and VIP available on request, please inquire at
knotfestvip@superfan.live

FESTIVAL INFO

DOORS
Open at 11am

LOCATION
Knotfest Iowa
takes place at Water Works Park in Des Moines, Iowa.
2201 George Flagg Parkway, Des
Moines, Iowa 50321

WATER
Water Works Park is proud to have abundant access to free water at the Festival. 
Fans can receive access to free water at multiple refill stations throughout the venue. 

Patrons may bring:
1 sealed bottle of water per person 
(up to 1 liter in volume; must be in a factory-sealed, disposable/crushable water bottle.
No metal, glass, or hard plastic) 

1 hydration pack per person
(must be emptied of all liquid and with no more than two total pockets.
One for the reservoir and one additional pocket)

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FAQs

What is the maximum amount of tickets I can purchase?

Maximum number of tickets that can be purchased at any one time is 8.

What will be at Knotfest Iowa?

13 bands, two stages, the Slipknot Museum, food trucks, Slipknot Whiskey and more than 20,000 maggots.

Can Knotfest sell out?

Yes, it can, and it will. Get your tickets now as we will not be selling tickets at the door.

Are there ADA accessibility accommodations?

Yes, there will be a dedicated section set up for guests who require ADA accommodations

Where can I park?

There is Parking on site at Water Works Park

If I leave, can I get back in?

NO RE-ENTRY ALLOWED— Once you’re in, you’re in!

Is there an age limit?

Nope. Knotfest Iowa is an all-ages event. Everyone who goes to the festival will need a ticket, no matter their age.

What’s allowed/not allowed? What should I bring?

  • BAG POLICY:
  1. CLEAR bags made up of clear plastic, vinyl, or pvc, and no larger than 12" x 6" x 12" are allowed.
  2. Small clutch purses or fanny packs that are 6” x 9” or smaller do not need to be clear, but can have no more than one pocket.
  3. All bags will be searched before entry.
  • Hydration packs are allowed and do not need to be clear, but must be emptied of all liquid and with no more than two total pockets. One for the reservoir and one additional pocket.
  • 1 bottle of water per person up to 1 liter in volume; must be in a factory-sealed, disposable/crushable water bottle. Hard plastic, metal, and glass water bottles will not be allowed.
  • Non-professional cameras, i.e., “point and shoot” or disposable cameras
  • Cash
  • Blankets are allowed, but not encouraged — with the crowd expected there may not be enough “safe” room to sit in the crowd

Ok, what’s not allowed?

  • Non-clear bags larger than 6”x 9”
  • Any bag larger than 12” x 6” x 12”
  • Moshing or body surfing
  • Tailgating
  • Professional/SLR/Detachable lens cameras
  • Video Cameras (including GoPros)
  • Weapons/knives of any kind
  • Glass
  • Illegal substances (incl. narcotics), drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Laser pointers
  • Glass Bottles
  • Outside food/drink/alcohol
  • Hard plastic, metal, and glass water bottles BUT Each fan may bring 1 bottle of water per person up to 1 liter involume; must be in a factory sealed, disposable/crushable water bottle.
  • Fireworks/explosives
  • Large chains or spiked bracelets/wallet chains
  • Lawn chairs of any kind
  • Coolers of any kind
  • Framed or large backpacks/bags/purses
  • Umbrellas
  • Strollers
  • Pets (except for service dogs trained to perform a task for patrons with disabilities; emotional support animals are not allowed.)
  • Aerosol cans (including aerosol sunscreen)
  • Any object that could be used as a projectile
  • Any object deemed unsafe by the venue or artist

Violations are cause for confiscation of prohibited items or expulsion from the event
grounds without refund

Will there be food or drink available at Knotfest Iowa?

There will be plenty of food concessions on the festival grounds with a variety of foods. Free water will be provided both inside as well as outside the venue. Soda, water, and alcohol will be available to purchase.

Will there be a place to nurse at Knotfest Iowa? 

Yes, we will have a place for mothers to nurse and pump.

Can I vape at the show?

Vaping is allowed.

What happens if it rains?

The show will go on rain or shine. The only way the outdoor component may be delayed/cancelled is in the event of severe weather. (See high winds and or lightning)

Are there vending opportunities available at Knotfest Iowa

Limited nonfood vending opportunities are available. If you wish to be considered, please email vendoriowa@knotfest.com

Any further Ticketing questions?

Please email Iowa@knotfest.com

CONTACT

Sponsors Inquires: sponsoriowa@knotfest.com

Vendor Inquires: vendoriowa@knotfest.com

Non FAQ Ticket Questions: Iowa@Knotfest.com

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