Sunday, October 12, 2003

How to get in

There are three ways to purchase tickets to the Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival:

Tour Ticket allows you to tour as many riverboats as you like (not including the Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen), daily from 6-9 a.m. all five days of the festival. The Tour Ticket also includes the Tall Stacks Admission Pin, which gives you access to all on-shore activities for the five days of the festival. $18 per person at, (866) 497-8255 (TALL) and the Tall Stacks Store in Tower Place, Fourth and Race streets, downtown.

Admission Pin allows five-day admission into the festival to enjoy onshore activities, live music and exhibits. It does not include tickets for boarding any of the riverboats. The Admission Pin is on sale at Greater Cincinnati Kroger stores and Cincinnati Visitor Center on Fountain Square for $12 for adults and children 13 and over. Children 12 and under are free for general admission. The Tall Stacks Admission Pin is included with all Riverboat Cruise Tickets and Tour Ticket purchases. The Admission Pin will be available for walk-up, day-of sales at the Tall Stacks event for $15 per adult. Children 12 and under will still be free. Single day admission is not available.

Riverboat Cruise Tickets: Cruise Tickets can be purchased at, (866) 497-8255 (TALL) and the Tall Stacks Store at Tower Place, downtown. The Tall Stacks General Admission Pin is included with the purchase of any riverboat cruise tickets. Prices range from $18-$75 per person. Limited availability; cruise tickets have been on sale since November.