It’s here. The 2014 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens lineup has been released! There is a mix of performers, from reggae and folk to funk and jazz, to enjoy this June through September in the outdoor Amphitheater.
As the members-only presale on Saturday, April 26 at 9 am draws closer, we want to make sure members are prepared for the online sale*. For the best selection, we recommend purchasing tickets online at StarTickets.com. We worked with Star Tickets to make this process more efficient and easier than in years past since concerts continue to sell quickly online.
We want you to be best equipped to get the tickets you want, so here are four ways to prepare for the online member presale:
- Renew Your Membership or Become a Member
Along with experiencing the beauty of Meijer Gardens year-round, two of the many membership perks includes discounted concert tickets and first dibs during the member presale. If you’re not already a member, we suggest becoming one ASAP prior to the presale. This also applies to membership renewal.
- Find and Write Down Your Member ID Number
After becoming a member or renewing, you’ll be emailed a member ID number. Jot down the number or keep your card on hand for the day of the presale. Below is where your ID number is located if you have a card.
This number is very important! It will need to be entered during the ticket buying process on StarTickets.com in order to receive access the presale and the price discount per ticket.
If you’re a member and have lost your ID card or don’t know your number, please email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the presale or log into your member account to find it. Due to the volume of questions received the day of the presale, it’s best to plan ahead and know your ID number.
- Create a Star Tickets account
Another important step to prepare is creating an account on the Star Tickets website. This is different than your Meijer Gardens login. Your Star Tickets login information is only used on Startickets.com as your concert-buying account. If you already have an account, you do not need to create a new one. BUT be sure you know your password and have updated credit card and account information before the sale.
Creating a Star Tickets login before the member presale will cut down on time the morning of the sale.
- Know Your Concerts Beforehand
The entire concert schedule has been released. Make a list of your favorites and prepare to jump when we open the sale at 9 am on StarTickets.com.
If you wish to purchase tickets to multiple shows, at the end of each concert selection, pick “Add Another Event” at the bottom of the page and repeat the process. When you’re done purchasing all of your tickets, only then select Continue to check out.
Currently, we allow our members to purchase tickets to multiple shows without a set limit, but please note, we do monitor for signs of resale if large quantities of tickets are purchased per show. This has not been an issue in the past and we continue to take note of your concerns about this issue each year.
We hope this helps in the ticket buying process during both the members-only presale and public sales.
Still looking for more info? We’ve created an Insider’s Guide to buying concert tickets and concert FAQs. Check it out! Please comment below if you have any concert ticket or membership questions.
*Please be aware fees are associated with purchasing tickets online as compared to in-person at Meijer Gardens.