online tickets will be available until May 2nd at noon.

or purchase presale tickets at one of the following locations until the day of the fest:

The Purple Fiddle – Thomas, WV
Black Bear Burritos – downtown Morgantown, WV
Short Story Brewing – Rivesville, WV
Pathfinder – Morgantown, WV

Presale Tickets

  • Friday, May 4th, 2018 – $5
  • Saturday, May 5th, 2018 – $15
  • Online presale tickets will be available at the gate on the will call list under the purchaser’s name.

Gate Tickets

  • Friday, May 4th, 2018 – $10
  • Saturday, May 5th, 2018 – $20

Festival tickets do not include camping.
Kids 12 and Under are Free

Order merchandise here!



  • Fest goods feature original artwork by long time friend of the Cheat, John Victor.
  • Cheat Fest T-shirts and other fest related merchandise will be available all day during the festival in the pavilion.
  • Preordered festival merchandise will be available for pick up in the pavilion and merch tent at the festival. It will be the responsibility of the customer to pay shipping for preordered merchandise that is not claimed at the merch area during the festival.
  • If you cannot pick up pre-ordered merchandise at the festival, please call Friends of the Cheat at 304-329-3621 or email to arrange for shipping.

Donate here for chances to win a Cannondale Mountain Bike donated by Pathfinder!