Hello and welcome Can’t Miss April 2023 Events. Read on to explore Star Wars Celebration Europe, Coachella Music Festival in California, Calgary Expo in, you guessed it, Calgary and many more. April is a very busy month for things to do, see and hear! Start planning your next can’t miss April 2023 event now!
Mission Creek Festival April 6 – 8, 2023
Music and literature?! Yes, Please! The Mission Creek Festival is an annual event that takes place in several locations throughout downtown Iowa City, Iowa. Explore and discover three days of music and voice held in traditional venues and local businesses that have opened their hearts and their shops for a more intimate performance.
Full Festival Passes are $110.00 plus fees. Members Full Festival Passes are $80.00 plus fees. Saturday Only Passes are $60.00 plus fees. To learn more about the festival, performers, locations and more visit http://www.missioncreekfestival.com or click here.
Stars Wars Celebration – April 7 – 10, 2023
The Star Wars Celebration is a gathering for fans of all ages to celebrate all things Star Wars. What started as an event to celebrate an upcoming movie release has evolved into a can’t miss event. People from all over the world come together to attend this four day event! Interactive exhibits, Celebrity guests, Panels, Costumes and so much more. Star Wars Celebration has something for everyone.
VIP Adult 4 Day tickets are 1,999.00 pounds or 2490.29 dollars. 4 Day General Admission Adult tickets are 129.00 pounds or 160.70 dollars. Saturday Single Day Adult tickets are 109.00 pounds or 135.79 dollars. Click here to learn more. If a ticket type is SOLD OUT there is a waitlist option available through the website.
Coachella Music Festival – April 14 – 23, 2023
Officially known as The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, but better known as Coachella, regardless of what you call it, it is an annual can’t miss event that takes place at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The event showcases musicals acts from multiple genres of music, interactive art exhibits and more. Yes, the giant astronaut did move and proved to be a great to celebrate the festival’s anniversary. Throughout the festival grounds you will find music, art, food, friends new or old and more. It is one of the largest, famous, and most profitable music festivals in the United States and the world. In 2017 250,000 people attended. I had to add this part from their website. It is HUGE and sells out quickly.
General Admission Passes for Weekend 1 are SOLD OUT at the time of this post. There is a waitlist you can be placed on through the website. GA Passes for Weekend 2 are $549.00 plus fees. VIP Passes for Weekend 1 are SOLD OUT at the time of this post, there is a waitlist option available. Weekend 2 VIP Passes are $1069.00 plus fees. ALL Camping options for both weekends are SOLD OUT at the time of this post. Visit their website at www.coachella.com to find out updates for what is and what is not available.
Arlington Comic Fest – April 15 – 16, 2023
Are you ready to get your Anime, Fantasy and Sci-fi fix on?! Join fans as they discover Arlington Comic Fest taking place in the Bob Duncan Center, Arlington, Texas. Explore over 75 vendors specializing in buying, selling or trading art, comic books, games and more! Did I mention Cosplay….there will be Cosplay! Cosplay, celebrity guests, comics and fun! Tickets are $7.50 per person in advance and $15 per person at the door. Kids under 12 are FREE! Parking is FREE! Visit their website to learn more.
Armageddon Expo – April 22 – 23, 2023
Armageddon Expo showcases fan favorites in animation, comics, games, movies and more. Do you LOVE collectibles and memorabilia? I know my desk needs another something something! The Expo will feature creative cosplay, props and workshops for all levels of know how and love.
Single Day Adult tickets are $23.00 plus fees. Two Day Adult tickets are $42.00 plus fees. VIP Sapphire Pass tickets are $349.00 plus fees. Tickets to the After Hours Cocktail Party are $65.00 plus fees. I always want a bit of cocktail with my comics and cosplay. Cheers! Click here to learn more and to purchase your tickets.
Baton Rogue Blues Festival – April 22 – 23, 2023
The Baton Rouge Blues Festival’s mission to to encourage promotion, preservation and advancement of the swamp blues native to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This can’t miss event was started in 1981 and is not only the oldest but has grown to become one of the largest festivals of its kind. Located in Downtown Baton Rouge, the festival through local support, shops and visitors. This event encourages friends and families of all ages to experience local and international performers and artists. And did I mention it is FREE to attend?! Check out the event’s line up and schedules here.
Calgary Expo – April 27 – 30, 2023
Calgary Expo is a 4 day event held at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta. Their website states the event wants you to attend and “Experience the ultimate playground for Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming. Four BIG days of citywide events, family-friendly attractions and world-renowned celebrities await.” This can’t miss event offers celebrity guests, cosplay, panels, workshops and so much more. There is something for everyone at Calgary Expo.
Single Day Advance tickets are $22. Four Day Advance tickets are $109. The Ultimate Fan Package is $139 in Advance. Advance Ticket pricing ends at midnight Wednesday April 12, 2023 so click here to purchase tickets now at advance ticket prices!
Stagecoach Country Music Festival – April 28 – 30, 2023
We’re going back to Cali, Cali, Cali! Why? For Stagecoach Festival, that’s why! This can’t miss event is held annually at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. So, not only are we going back to Cali, we are going back to Indio, California. With just enough time to clear away Coachella, we can attend Stagecoach Festival. Various artists perform including folk,country, bluegrass and more. Click here to see the artist that will be performing and their scheduled play time.
At the time of this post most festival passes and camping options are SOLD OUT. The tickets I found that are still available are Corral Reserved Seating, tickets are $1299.00 – $1999.00. 3 Day General Admission tickets are $429 plus fees. ALL Camping Packages are SOLD OUT. There are Wait lists for all levels of tickets and all levels of camping. Guess I didn’t start planning early enough :/ If you go make sure to send my photos so I can live vicariously through you! Enjoy!
Can’t Miss April 2023 Events
Thank you for joining me as we explored Can’t Miss April 2023 Events. Together we discovered Mission Creek Festival, Armageddon Expo, Stagecoach Country Music Festival and more. I also discovered early planning is the key for getting tickets at music festivals! Did your favorite Can’t Miss April 2023 Event make my list? If, not please share in the comments. I love discovering new treasures.
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