These frequently asked questions and responses are our best effort.  Please contact Forget Me Knot Fest if your questions are not addressed here.  All the following are first, subject to the terms and conditions as explained in the Ticket Terms and Conditions as detailed at the following website location – Event Ticket Terms and Conditions.


Q: What is the price to attend the festival?

A: Mash that Buy Tickets Now Button.  In the meantime, here’s the low down:

Friday Evening - $25

Friday and Saturday:

Early Bird (first 500 tickets sold) - $55.00

Nesting Bird (501 to 1,000 tickets sold) - $77.00

Flown Bird (1,001 to 1,500 tickets sold) - $122.00

Ticketing closes after 1,500 tickets sold


Q: When will single-day tickets be available for purchase?

A: Tickets will be available at 12:01 am Sunday, April 28, 2023


Q: Are refunds available if I am unable to attend?

A: Please see the terms and conditions section on our ticketing page.  Forget Me Knot goes on rain or shine.  


Q: Will I be able to purchase tickets at the gate?

A: This depends on availability.  If we do not sell out, tickets will be offered the day of the event – both Friday, August 18th and the combined 2-day tickets.  Gate tickets will be priced at $25 for August 18th and $122 for the two-day ticket.


Q: Where do I get my wristband?

A: Forget Me Knot printed wristbands will be handed to ticket holders at check-in on the day of the event(s).


Q: When can I get my wristband?

A: Box office hours are Friday, August 18th from 1:00 to 8:00 PM; Saturday, August 19th from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.


Q: Do I need a wristband for my child?

A: Children age 12 and under enter Forget Me Knot Fest for free.  Wristbands optional!


Q: Where is parking located?

A: Parking will be limited so PLEASE carpool.  Forget Me Knot will be providing a shuttle bus service extending from ½ mile east of Cooke City, along Highway 212, to ½ mile west of Silver Gate.  It is critical that visitors obey parking signage and traffic volunteers.  Violation will result in forfeit of your event ticket.


Q: Where can I stay?

A: See our website's “Shopping Dining Lodging” tab.


Q: Is there food at the festival?

A: Yes, we will have food at the site, and restaurants in both Cooke City and Silver Gate are within an easy walk and multiple food trucks will be stationed at the event site in Cooke City.


Q: Can I bring in my own food?

A: Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages may be brought into the venue in Cooke City and Silver Gate,


Q: Is alcohol available at any of the venues?

A: Yes, FMK will operate a beverage service at the venue in Cooke City serving beer and wine.  The Range Rider in Silver Gate will provide beverages at the Royal Wulff bar.


Q: Can I bring my dog?

A: Only qualified service dogs will be allowed within the event borders.  Please see the event ticket  terms and conditions.


Q: What if it rains?

A: The show will go on! Musicians will be protected for safety reasons. Remember, you are at 7,300 feet in the Northern Rocky Mountains and thunderstorms are a possibility.  We recommend dressing in layers, ready for a variety of weather events.  If enough people bring their rain gear, our odds of rain go down!


Q: Is the event ADA accessible?

A: Yes, all of our venues are ADA accessible. A few of the venues are on grass and the ground may be uneven. We have venue volunteers ready to assist at all venues.  Please contact Forget Me Knot at to let us know when and where you may need our support.


Q: Do I need to bring my own chair?

A: Yes, chairs and blankets are fine.  We have 77,000 square feet in our Cooke City venue, but a standing-only zone will be staked out in front of the stage.


Q: Where can I buy T-shirts and festival merchandise?

A: We are working with our partners on merchandise and will provide more information on our website soon.  Merchandise will be available on a first come first serve at the festival.

COVID-related Questions:

Q: Will you be requiring proof of vaccination to attend the festival?

A: No.


Q: Will masks be required at the festival?

A: FMK will follow any mask mandates in place at the time of the event. There currently are no mask mandates in effect in the State of Montana.