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Format Festival 2022

September 23, 2022 - September 25, 2022 Sugar Creek Airstrip $300

The Format Festival (For Music+Art+Technology) will take place September 23-25, 2022. It will be held at the massive 250-acre Sugar Creek Airstrip around four miles northeast of downtown Bentonville. The festival organizer behind one of the country’s most well-known music festivals (Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits) is planning a significant tourism event in Benton County this fall that will incorporate music, art and technology, further enhancing the region’s reputation as an emerging cultural destination.

FORMAT Lineup 2022

Format Music Festival 2022 lineup is HERE! More than 50 artists are expected to perform at the 72-hour event including Rüfüs Du Sol, Phoenix, Khruangbin, Beach House, The War On Drugs, Nile Rogers & CHIC, The Flaming Lips, Jungle, and Herbie Hancock.

format festival lineup 2022

FORMAT Festival 2022 Tickets

The festival offers 3 types of tickets: General Admission, VIP admission and Platinum.

General Admission:

  • weekend tickets from $300

VIP Admission:

  • 3-day pass from $900

Platinum Tickets:

  • 3-day tickets from $2500

Where to Stay During FORMAT Festival 2022

We’ve partnered with the best hotels around Bentonville to bring you the lowest rates possible along with a great lodging experience for your Format festival weekend.

Camping at Format Festival 2022

Utilizing the natural beauty of the property, a limited number of unique camping experiences ranging from furnished bell tents to shift pod tents will be available as part of the FORMAT experience.

Festival goers can purchase camping tickets that will include:

  • Complimentary parking for (1) one vehicle in the FORMAT parking lot with golf cart shuttle to the campground
  • Flushable restrooms
  • Complimentary showers (towels and toiletries not provided)
  • 24-hour hospitality staff
  • Access to hospitality area with food and beverages for purchase, shaded seating, music programming, merchandise store and general store with festival supplies
  • Express entry to the festival grounds


Will alcohol be sold?

Yes. Beer, wine and mixed drinks will be sold to those with a valid ID.

The venue is accessible and there will be special viewing areas at the main stages for those with mobility limitations.

Can I bring a child to the festival? If so, how much are tickets?

Children 8 years-old and younger will be admitted free of charge with a ticket-holding adult. Limit 2 children per ticketed adult.