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Your Governors Ball 2023 Guide

Get ticket info, lineup details and more for this year's Governors Ball 2023 music festival in NYC

Rossilynne Skena Culgan
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Rossilynne Skena Culgan

Governors Ball is one of the most-anticipated summer concerts in NYC alongside Central Park SummerStageBRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! and more. It competes for talent with major events like Coachella and Austin City Limits as one of the major summer music festivals in the U.S., and you won't want to miss this year's show.

This year's Governors Ball will bring big-name rappers, beloved veteran acts, rising pop stars and more to Flushing Meadows Corona Park this year. Here’s our complete guide to the Gov Ball experience.

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When is Governors Ball?

Governors Ball 2023 takes place from Friday, June 9 to Sunday, June 11.

Where is Governors Ball?

Governors Ball will be held at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

What’s the best way to get to Governors Ball?

The new location will offer multiple transit options, including the 7 train and the LIRR. 

Who is performing at Governors Ball this year?

More than 60 artists will perform across the weekend including Lizzo, ODESZA, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi Vert, HAIM, Diplo, Lil Baby, Lil Nas X, Giveon, Sofi Tukker, Pusha T and lots more. Here's the full lineup. Set times are now available in the festival app.

What food vendors are at Governors Ball?

The beloved Queens Night Market will bring a host of Night Market favorites to the 2023 festival as vendors, offering a true taste of Queens. Among the standouts: famous pies by Roberta's Pizza, nearly endless shellfish options served by Luke's Lobster, meat-free dishes courtesy of Try Vegan, top-notch Greek food prepared by culinary staple Souvlaki GR and the sorts of Mexican treats that will make your head spin (in a good way!) from El Toro Rojo and Empanada Papa.

What about drink vendors?

Chateau Ste. Michelle, Live Nation’s first official wine sponsor, is bringing its Chateau Lounge experience to Gov Ball for the first time. Wine options at the lounge include Frosé made from
Columbia Valley Rosé, Columbia Valley Sauvignon Blanc, and Indian Wells Red Blend. Cheers to that.

How do I get tickets to Governors Ball?

Go to the festival’s official website for all the ticketing options.

This year includes a new ticket option: GA+ tickets featuring access to air-conditioned restrooms, an exclusive centrally located lounge area with shade, seating and its own exclusive bar, food vendors and water refill stations. The GA+ lounge will also include a dedicated concierge for GA+ ticket holders to assist with their festival needs.

VIP and Platinum ticket options will also be available, featuring their own exclusive lounges and viewing areas at each stage, exclusive bars and food vendors, concierge, storage lockers and mobile charging units, premium entrance and other amenities. 

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