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Admission to the NC Fossil Festival is FREE, but certain special activities occurring during the festival require paid tickets.

VIP Tickets

**PLEASE keep in mind that there will be many FREE digging areas throughout the NC Fossil Festival** A limited number of VIP Tent tickets will be available ONLINE ONLY on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out.

All proceeds from the NC Fossil Fest VIP Ticket Fundraiser support the Aurora Fossil Museum.

VIP - Saturday

11:30 AM - 5:30 PM

$210 (plus tax & fees)

Ticket for VIP Tent Saturday. Ticket package includes:

  • NC Fossil Festival swag
  • 30 minute early access for fossil hunting
  • Reserved, shaded fossil digging area
  • Access to VIP restrooms
  • Reserved picnic area with wifi, electricity, cooling fans, tables and chairs
  • Refreshments
  • Aurora Fossil Museum VIP Tent Gift Shop including a discount on purchases.

VIP - Saturday Night Dig

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

$150 (plus tax & fees)

Ticket for VIP Tent Saturday. Ticket package includes:

  • NC Fossil Festival swag and night gear
  • Prime location for laser light show and glow party
  • Reserved, covered fossil digging area
  • Access to VIP restrooms
  • Reserved picnic area with wifi, electricity, cooling fans, tables and chairs
  • Refreshments
  • Aurora Fossil Museum VIP Tent Gift Shop including a discount on purchases.

VIP - Sunday

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$180 (plus tax & fees)

Ticket for VIP Tent Saturday. Ticket package includes:

  • NC Fossil Festival swag
  • Reserved, shaded fossil digging area
  • Access to VIP restrooms
  • Reserved picnic area with wifi, electricity, cooling fans, tables and chairs
  • Refreshments
  • Aurora Fossil Museum VIP Tent Gift Shop including a discount on purchases.

Dinosaurs Alive! VIP Experience

SOLD OUT

$50 (plus tax & fees)

Includes:

  • Behind-the-scenes adventure
  • Photo Ops with Dinosaurs and Dino Crew
  • Paleo Swag

Proceeds from Dinosaurs Alive! VIP Experience ticket sales support the Aurora Fossil Museum.

Online ticket sales have ended.

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