Become a Friend of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

Friends directly support the Festival’s free programming and receive exciting benefits all summer long such as express entry at the gate, access to the Friends Seating Area and Friends Tent, pre-sale notifications, complimentary tickets to benefit concerts, discounted Gala tickets, and more! Our Friends Tent features food and beverage service, a beautiful IKEA-inspired interior design with patio seating, air-conditioned restrooms, and great sightlines.

Friends Memberships tend to sell out before the season begins, so don't miss your chance! Check out the variety of options below to pick the benefits you want most and sign up online today. You can buy multiples at any level to customize your pass for the number of people in your group or family.

Gate Pass - $60/person

  • Bypass lines & enter at Friends Check-In 
  • Get a tax deduction for your support
  • Get pre-sale info to purchase benefit concert tickets

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Seat Pass - $150/person

  • Bypass lines & enter at Friends Check-In 
  • Get a tax deduction for your support
  • Get pre-sale info to purchase benefit concert tickets
  • Access the Friends Seating Area (see notes below)

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Tent Pass - $250/person

  • Bypass lines & enter at Friends Check-In 
  • Get a tax deduction for your support
  • Get pre-sale info to purchase benefit concert tickets
  • Access the Friends Seating Area (see notes below)
  • Access the Friends Tent (see notes below)
  • Enjoy a complimentary ticket to a benefit concert (see notes below) 
  • Enjoy year-round benefits at BRIC House as a BRIC Enthusiast Member (see notes below)
  • Get discounted tickets to the Opening Night Gala and free entry to the Opening Night After Party

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Even More Benefits!

Discounts for Kids

  • Tent-level members may purchase Tent Passes at a discounted rate of $150 for their children aged 4-12. For more information contact us.
  • Adult guests may not be substituted when the child cannot attend.

Added Perks

  • Purchase a Tent 4-Pass or higher and receive invitations to special events and complimentary ticket offers throughout the year.
  • Purchase a Tent 6-Pass and entertain your group of 6 with a complimentary dinner in the Friends Tent at one performance, schedule permitting.

BRIC House Enthusiast Membership Benefits

  • Benefits include: Members-First Notification of BRIC House Programs; 15% discount on Community Media Classes; 10% discount at the café in BRIC House; Advance BRIC House Ticket Sales and Reservations; and Discounted Tickets to the BRIC Fall Gala After Party.
  • To find out more about BRIC Membership, click here.

Important Notes

  • Membership is non-transferable.
  • Kids 4 years of age and over must have a pass.  
  • You can buy multiples at any level to customize your pass for the number of people in your group or family.
  • All artists are subject to change. 

Benefit Concert Tickets

  • Complimentary tickets are available on a first-come basis, while (limited) supplies last. We strongly recommend reserving your tickets well in advance of the show.
  • Numbers represent total comp tickets per summer.

Friends Seating Area

  • Friends seating is in the front rows, except during benefit concerts and other select performances when seating is further back, by the sound tower.
  • Friends seats are available on a first-come basis at each event. We strive to make sure there are enough seats for members.
  • There is no Friends seating on Opening Night due to the Gala fundraiser.

Friends Tent

  • The Friends Tent (9th St.) is always open to Tent Pass members, except on Opening Night due to the Gala fundraiser.
  • The Sponsor Tent (11th St.) is open to members whenever possible. We will let you know online and onsite when it is available to Friends.
  • All Tent Pass members are invited to the Opening Night Gala After-Party in the Friends Tent following the performance.

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