Free State Festival Passes Now on Sale


The Free State Festival All Access Pass… The BEST Way to Fest!

Free State Festival 2023 is coming up June 26-July 2 and All Access Passes are now on sale! For just $100, you’ll experience an entire week of films, live music, comedy, panel discussions and private receptions.

(Limited Quantity Available)

  • The Free State Festival Pass includes admission to all film screenings, events, and receptions
  • Passholders will be admitted to events prior to individual ticket holders once doors open for the event.
  • Passholders must be present 30 minutes before show time with their pass on hand to guarantee admission. Late arrivals will be admitted on a space-available basis.
  • Passes will be available for pick up at the Lawrence Arts Center’s front desk starting at 12pm on Friday, June 23.

Individual tickets go on sale in May. 

Featured events of this year’s festival include an exclusive screening of Boots Riley’s I’m A Virgo episodic TV show with Q&A, new work by Kevin Willmott, music performances by BLKBOK and DJ Spooky, the Kansas premiere of Robert Hurst’s Garden City, a film and talkback by UnidosUS president/former KU Vice Chancellor Janet Marguia, music documentaries with tribute concerts honoring The Embarrassment and Judee Sill, ᏓᏗᏬᏂᏏ We Will Speak executive produced by Wes Studi, the CONVERGE dance performance, Imagining the Indian, short film pairings and so much more! 

Stay tuned to for schedule updates and to learn more about this year’s lineup!