Coachella 2016 is here! The Indio music festival kicks off a season of live music weekends around the country—put simply, all eyes and ears are on Coachella this spring. Find out who played the best sets, which special guest showed up, what everyone is wearing and the best things to eat and drink between sets (spoiler: food from some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles). We'll see you there, with flowers in our hair.
What are the Coachella 2016 dates?
Great question. The fest will be held over the weekends of April 15-17, 2016 and April 22-24, 2016.
When did tickets go on sale?
Presale tickets went on sale months ago, but some more general admission passes will go on sale Wednesday January 6, 2016 at 11am PST—while supples last, which won't be long. To get the lay of the ticket-buying land (and some pro tips, too), click here.
How much do tickets cost?
For the 2016 festival, GA tickets are $399, or $459 with a shuttle pass included. VIP admission is $899, and VIP parking is $150. For car camping, tent camping, Lake Eldorado and Outstanding in the Field prices, look here.
What's the Coachella 2016 lineup like?
Coachella 2016 updates
Coachella 2016 street style
So many smiles, so many styles at this year's Coachella. Check out our best shots of the most fashionable festival-goers.
Friday's best photos
With high winds whipping through the Empire Polo Club, Coachella 2016 got off to a boisterous start.
Saturday's best photos
"You know where you are? You're in the jungle, Coachella." So squealed an injured Axl Rose from the seat of his guitar throne.
Sunday's best photos
Though the weekend's hottest temperatures roasted the mid-afternoon, the festival's final day was far from running on fumes.
Dinosaurs, Dole Whip and dust: Our Coachella 2016 road trip
We took a detour to some of the most bizarre and beautiful pit stops along the way.
20 mouthwatering Instagram food photos from Coachella 2016
Here are 20 Instagram photos that have us wondering, "Is it lunchtime yet?"
The super serious Coachella 2016 awards
With the first weekend of Coachella behind us, we decided it was time to recap the best of the 2016 fest.
The best things we ate and drank at Coachella 2016
Between the vendor lineup and the pop-up dinners and secret menu items, buying a ticket just for the grub doesn't seem so far-fetched these days.
Coachella 2016 trend watch: Overalls, antlers and more
We all have a pretty solid idea of what Coachella street style looks like; but festival style is changing with the times.
At Coachella, the headliners aren’t always the biggest musical draw
Cell phone service seems like the best in-the-moment measurement of crowd sizes at Coachella.
Rihanna joined Calvin Harris, Sia got super weird and more news from Sunday weekend one of Coachella 2016
Want to keep up with the Coachella 2016 news? The fest's final day of weekend one had some fun surprises and special guests.
Beer Belly is offering some of the rarest beers in California at Coachella
Jimmy Han, the owner of Beer Belly in Koreatown, just wants everyone to drink good beer at Coachella (and everywhere).
Bernie Sanders, Nas and DJ Shadow make cameos during Run the Jewels' Coachella 2016 set
Run the Jewels may have already played Coachella last year, but the hip-hop duo wasn't about to rehash the same old show.
Coachella 2016 preview
5 Coachella 2016 schedule conflicts sorted out
Here's how to make the most out of Coachella's biggest scheduling conflicts.
All Coachella parties that are open to the public (and some that aren't)
Coachella has spawned a party scene in recent years that's become a destination of its own.
10 must-see bands at Coachella 2016
We're digging into the best of this year's offerings.
14 music festival hacks that will save your life this summer
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You can watch Coachella live this weekend on YouTube
Festival FOMO averted.
Driving to Coachella from LA? These pit stops are ripe for Instagram selfies and exploration.
These stops are worth making if you're driving to Coachella, or Stagecoach.
These Coachella hotels and rentals still have availability
With T-minus two weeks until Coachella, it's (past) time to start making travel plans.
Uber and Blade are offering helicopter rides to Coachella
Do you have $4,170 burning a hole in your pocket?
Need a place to stay during Coachella? Check out this new Base Camp (and get a 10% discount)
A new camping oasis is opening this year for Coachella and Stagecoach