Hey, Kane County residents! Planning on going into the city for Lollapalooza this year? Here’s a “Metrapalooza” of a deal for you to consider.
Sale of a $20 unlimited ride, four-day train pass to the July 28-31 Lollapalooza music festival begins today (July 6, 2016) at all Metra ticket windows, including all downtown and outlying stations. Festivalgoers can also use their smartphones to buy the Lollapalooza train pass with the free Ventra App, available for download in the App Store and Google Play.
For those who were not able to get tickets to the sold-out event, Metra’s photo contest provides potential festivalgoers a chance to win two four-day tickets to Lollapalooza. To enter the drawing:
- Post a photo on Instagram of a Metra train trip or a destination that can be reached riding Metra
- Tag the photo with #Metrapalooza hashtag
- Follow Metra on Instagram
The winner will be selected by Metra based on the quality of the photo. The contest ends July 15 and the winner will be notified by direct message July 18.
Potential festivalgoers should go to Metra’s Twitter feed and official Facebook page for a chance to enter to win a one-day ticket to Lollapalooza for Saturday, July 31. To enter for the one-day ticket drawing, Twitter users must retweet the pinned contest posting and follow @Metra.
On Metra’s Facebook page, followers must like both Metra’s page and the pinned contest image to be entered into the drawing. Metra will randomly select one winner from Twitter and one from Facebook. Each winner will receive a single ticket for Lollapalooza’s Saturday, July 31 performances.
SOURCE: Metra news release