This event is FREE to the general public. Non-perishable items will be collected at the gate to benefit the homeless.

Event Times
Friday, April 28th - Gates open at 4:00PM
Saturday, April 29th - Gates open at 3:00PM
Sunday, April 30th - Service at 10:00 AM

The VIP ticket includes a Meet & Greet with photo opportunity with the artist. VIP also includes preferred seating both days within a reserved seating section, but first come first serve in that area.
- Meet & Greet on Friday & Saturday will be Matthew West, Plumb, Manic Drive, Tiffany Sinko, Aaron Ray, and Shonlock, Matthew Parker, Rob Roozeboom, and Seth Franco.
- Meet & Greet will start at 5:30pm Friday.
- Meet & Greet will start at 5:00pm Saturday.

Contact Us: or call (757) 589-9636

How much does it cost to attend the Festival?
The Festival is FREE to the general public. Non-perishables collected at the door benefiting the homeless in our local community. To help cover the production and event costs , VIP tickets are sold and a “Gift offering” is taken each night at Main Stage . Giving Stations are also located throughout the Festival grounds for people to give.

Where do I park?
We recommend the city parking garage at 25th Street.

What artists are coming and what time do they play?
Please see the 2017 Line Up tab. Schedule will be released 2 weeks prior to the festival on this website.

What happens if it rains?
The show still goes on! In case of rain, the schedule may be on rain delay depending on the severity of the rain. Please check our Facebook page for updates during the weekend for any possible weather concerns.

What should I plan to bring with me when coming to the Festival?
Bring your family, friends, a smile and a Bible We also recommend a beach chair, a blanket or something to sit on in the grass., sunscreen, swimsuit & towel if you are planning on hitting the beach, and shopping money.

Should I bring cash?
Most merchandise vendors accept debit/credit cards for shopping. However, we highly recommend bringing cash with you. No food vendors. A “offering” will be collected to benefit a local homeless shelter.

Can I bring food to the Festival?
Yes, No alcohol beverages allowed. We ask that you throw away any left over items and trash to ensure the festival site remains clean

Are restrooms available on site?
Public restrooms are located near the festival site.

Hotel Information:
DoubleTree by Hilton
Or visit their website here
Make sure to say:
Group Name: Sonrise Ministries Music Festival Room Block
Group Code: SRM

We are pleased to announce Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront as an official hotel sponsor of this year's festival. To book your room call 1-800-365-3032 and identify yourself as part of the SonRise Music Festival group and receive the rate of $149.00 per night plus taxes. Book by March 28, 2017 to receive this discount.

Price Deadline:
Event Admission This event is free to the general public. Non-perishables collected at the gate to benefit the homeless.
Full Weekend VIP Pass
Friday Only VIP Pass
Saturday Only VIP Pass