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When We Were Young Fest Announces Lineup with My Chemical Romance, Paramore and over 40 more Bands at Las Vegas Festival Grounds-October 22nd, 2022

Live Nation has announced there Inaugural We Were Young Fest with My Chemical Romance, Paramore and More listed below at Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas on October 22nd, 2022.

  • AFI
  • The Used
  • Bring Me The Horizon
  • Taking Back Sunday
  • Dashboard Confessional
  • Alkaline Trio
  • Manchester Orchestra
  • Dance Gavin Dance
  • The All American Rejects
  • Boys Like Girls
  • A Day To Remember
  • Pierce The Veil
  • I Prevail
  • Car Seat Headrest
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • Knocked Loose
  • jxdn
  • Senses Fail
  • Silverstein
  • Palaye  Royale
  • Bright Eyes
  • Nessa Barrett
  • Saosin
  • Atreyu
  • Lil Huddy
  • glassjaw
  • TV Girl
  • Wolf Alice
  • Neck Deep
  • THe Maine
  • Mayday Parade
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Motionless In White
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Ice Nine Kills
  • The Starting Line
  • LA Dispute
  • We The Kings
  • Hawthorne Heights
  • The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
  • Armor For Sleep
  • Anberlin
  • Jimmy Eat Orld
  • 30H!3
  • The Ready Set
  • State Champs
  • Four Year Strong
  • The Linda Lindas
  • Meet Me @ The Altar
  • Prentiss
  • Royal and The Serpents
  • The Wonder Years

Presale Starts Friday January 21st at 10 AM PST

Sign Up For Presale Code as Low As $19.99

General Admisson After Pre Sale: $224.99

GA+ After Presale: $399.99

VIP After Pre Sale: $499.99

VIP Cabana: Sign Up For Presale

Hotel and Ticket Packages Start At: $499.99

Festival Hours: 11 AM to 11 PM

Festival Location

Las Vegas Festival Grounds

311 W Sahara Avenue

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101


If you are staying on The Strip, it’s an easy walk to the festival, with the views of the city along the way! To give you an idea –

  • 12 minute walk to Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
  • 25 minute walk to The Venetian & The Mirage
  • 30 minute walk to Caesars Palace

Public Transportation


If you’re coming from the other side of the Las Vegas Strip, check out the Deuce, a 24-hour bus service that picks up every 15 minutes. Buy a ticket ahead of time on the rideRTC mobile app. The free app is available on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. You can also pre-purchase your pass at one of the RTC’s Ticket Vending Machines located at many of their stops. You can even grab a 3-Day pass for the entire weekend! For more information, click here to visit the RTC’s website

Las Vegas Monorail

Ride the Las Vegas Monorail to the SAHARA Las Vegas Station. Upon arrival, walk across the Monorail pedestrian bridge across Paradise Avenue and walk through SAHARA before crossing Las Vegas Blvd to enter festival grounds.

Taxis + Limousines

You can get dropped off by a taxi or limousine in the Festival’s Transportaton Lot located at 480 Circus Circus Drive, at the South end of the Festival Grounds, just across the street from Circus Circus Hotel & Resort. At the end of the night, there will be a taxi queue here if you would like to hop in a ride directly from the festival.

*Subject to change.


Check back closer to festival dates.


No parking on site.

Ticket & Hotel Travel Packages

Looking for somewhere to stay? We offer a variety of packages and price points to make the best of your festival weekend! Please reach out to for any questions.

When We Were Young Ticket & Hotel Packages include (1) GA, GA+, or VIP admission to When We Were Young on October 22, 2022 plus the following:

  • 2 to 4 nights at one of our partner hotels on the Las Vegas Strip: Palazzo, Wynn, Resorts World, Strat, Tropicana & many other great options
  • Nightclub Access
  • Exclusive Add-Ons for Purchase: Brunch, Open Bar
  • Package pricing is based on how many people are staying in your hotel room
  • Hotels will allow 1-4 people per room, each person will need to purchase a travel package separately
  • Waitlist does not guarantee package purchase
  • Lowest price based on Max Room Occupancy: 4 per room

Presale is Friday, January 21st at 10AM PT

On-sale is Friday, January 21st at 2PM PT.

Age Limit for Ticket Purchase

When We Were Young is open to all ages. To purchase VIP Cabana, you must be 21+

Ticket Types Available

To see more details on our ticket options, please visit the tickets section.

Ticket Policy

  • All sales are final – no refunds or exchanges
  • Only tickets purchased through Front Gate Tickets are valid. If you purchased from an unauthorized source and/or the ticket is counterfeit, you will not be allowed entry.
  • All ticket holders must pass through security and are subject to bag inspection. Prohibited items will be confiscated by event staff.

Layaway Plan

We offer a layaway plan for your General Admission, GA+, VIP, and VIP Cabana tickets to the festival. The layaway plan option can be selected at checkout during the transaction process. After your first payment, the follow-up payments will be drawn automatically from the same payment method on the specified due dates. If you would like to change your payment info or simply for more information about the layaway plan, and existing orders on a layaway plan, please contact our official ticket provider, Front Gate Tickets via

Safety at When We Were Young

We want every fan to feel safe at the festival. Specific questions regarding safety, security, medical, and any others can be directed to info@whenwewereyoungfestival.comm If you have an immediate need while on-site seek out any festival staffer, police, fire, or security personnel.

Current Health Policy

Details on the festival entry process will be available in early September 2022.

The safety of fans, artists and staff remains our top priority. When We Were Young Festival organizers are in regular communication with local health and public safety officials and will follow all current recommendations and guidelines in place at the time of the festival.  As the weekend approaches, When We Were Young patrons will receive regular updates with important information regarding safety protocols, policies and procedures before entering Las Vegas Festival Grounds, which will also be shared at, on social media and via the When We Were Young email list.  

COVID-19 Warning

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our artists and employees.  You must follow all posted instructions while attending When We Were Young.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present.  COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.  According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By attending When We Were Young, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Help keep each other healthy.

Security Screening & Entry

For the safety of everyone entering the festival, all patrons are subject to a full and complete search prior to entry. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a full body pat-down and magnetometer screening before entry. If you would like to be screened by security personnel of your same gender, please let security personnel know prior to the search process. Screening of children will always take place with the consent of a parent or guardian. Persons that refuse to comply with the search policy will be refused entry into the event.


Your safety is our #1 priority. Please help by reporting any suspicious activity to security, police or any festival team member

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