Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I get tickets to Roots & Vines?

Tickets are on sale through The Capitol Theatre.  You can purchase online or at the box office

How much do tickets cost?

General Admission - $15 online | $20 at the gate

Bring-Your-Own-Chair Reserved Seating - $18 online THIS TICKET LEVEL SOLD OUT

*The event is 21 and over only, but there is a family viewing area located to the left of the main stage at North Town Coffeehouse accessible via Pendleton Way.


General Admission tickets include entry for one plus a commemorative event cup.

Bring-Your-Own-Chair Reserved Seating tickets include entry for one, a commemorative event cup and a designated area within the festival grounds for you to set-up your own chair.

Will I need cash at the event?

Yes. You will need cash for drink tickets and food.  There are ATMs within a block of the event but no onsite ATMs available.  Scrip is $2/ticket, 2 tickets for half pour of beer, 3 tickets for a full pour of beer (16oz), and 4 tickets for wine (6oz) and spirits.


Can I bring my own chair?

By purchasing a Bring-Your-Own-Chair Reserved Seating ticket, you are entitled to bring your own chair to set-up in a designated area. These tickets are limited and chairs WILL NOT otherwise be permitted.

*Free family seating available outside of the event at North Town Coffeehouse, first come first serve.


The festival is located on historic Front Street in downtown Yakima. Main gate entry is located at the corner of Yakima Avenue and N. Front Street.

Is there food?

Yes. There will be food available for purchase from a number of local food vendors.


This is a rain or shine event. The weather can be warm this time of year and sunscreen and protective wear is recommended.


What time does the event start?

The gates open at 3:30pm.

What time does the event end?

The event ends at 10pm, last call for drinks is at 9:30pm.

Is re-entry permitted?



Where can I park?

Parking is available along S. Front Street, N. First Street and East Chestnut Avenue. There is also a free all day parking lot on the west side of N. 1st Street and Pendleton Way, a 4 hour parking lot directly across the street on the east side of N. 1st Street and Pendelton Way, as well as open parking at the County Courthouse parking lot across from the 4 hour lot.


Is there a cost to park?

Parking is FREE in Yakima.

Is there a place to store my bike?

There are many places available on Yakima Ave where you can lock your bike to available stands.


  • Chairs are NOT permitted inside festival gates UNLESS you have purchased a Bring-Your-Own-Chair Reserved Seat Ticket

  • Bicycles

  • Weapons

  • Projectiles

  • Outside food, alcohol or non-alcoholic beverages

  • Video recording devices (excluding cell phones)

  • Animals, except service animals

  • Glass bottles or cans

  • Wagons or carts

  • Laser pointers

  • Air horns or other noisemakers

  • Skateboards

  • People under 21 years of age


For a comprehensive guide of hotels in Yakima, please visit:

The following hotels are within a 5-10 minute walking distance of the event

Hilton Garden Inn

Holiday Inn

Red Lion

Holiday Inn Express

Visiting with you furry friend, check out this site for a list of accommodations and things to do with your pet:


Coming early or staying late? Visit for a listing of shops, restaurants, wineries, or pubs.