What is Vulture?

Vulture is the go-to-site for everyone who lives, breathes, and consumes entertainment. Editors on both coasts survey America’s cultural landscape on the site, which offers around-the-clock, wall-to-wall coverage of movies, TV, music, and much more.


When are tickets on sale?

Tickets go on sale to Citi Card members at 10 a.m. on Tuesday April 18, and to the public at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, at VultureFestival.com. Citi card members who are eligible for the pre-sale will receive a direct email from Citi including the ticket code.


When and where is the Vulture Festival?

Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. Most events take place at Milk Studios, located at 450 West 15th Street in New York City, but please check the location for each event, as a limited number of additional venues are utilized throughout the weekend.


Is there an all-access pass?

Yes! We have our version of an all-access pass, called the Vulture Pass. Click here for details.  


What are your ticketing policies?

Refund/Exchange Policy
All event ticket sales are final, no exchanges and no refunds are permitted.

Standby Policy
Standby tickets are offered when advance tickets for an event are SOLD OUT / no longer available. The standby line forms at the event venue approximately 45 minutes prior to scheduled start time. Standby tickets are the same price as advance tickets, payable upon entry, limit of 1 ticket per person. Admittance is not guaranteed and based on availability.
Standby line will ONLY apply to events at MILK STUDIOS. Events that take place off-site at BAM, The Standard and Ipic will not offer a standby option.

Arrive Early!
Patron must be present in line at venue at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled event start time, otherwise the ticket may be forfeited to the standby line.


What’s included with my ticket purchase?

An awesome experience PLUS complimentary access to the AT&T Vulture Lounge at Highline Stages (admission on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited).


What is the AT&T Vulture Lounge at Highline Stages?

As a Vulture Festival ticket holder, you are granted complimentary access to the newly-expanded AT&T Vulture Lounge at Highline Stages (440 West 15th Street) following your event. The lounge will feature a lineup of DJs and live music throughout the weekend, a Grub Street-curated food offering, a retail shop by The Strategist, complimentary beer, wine and coffee drinks, and more! Simply present your festival wristband at the door to the lounge for entry.

Please note, space is limited, and access to the lounge will be granted on a first-come-first-served basis. Guests must be 21+ for entry.


I’m traveling to New York for the Vulture Festival. Where should I stay?

The Standard, High Line, our official hotel partner, is offering special rates for friends of the Vulture Festival during the weekend of May 20-21. Please utilize the promotional code VULTURE to unlock the preferred rate.


How can I stay current on Vulture Festival news?

Make sure to follow Vulture Festival on all social media channels and check out #VultureFestival for news, updates and highlights.

For pop-culture news visit VULTURE and be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive email updates on the Vulture Festival and other exclusive New York Magazine events.


Can press attend the Vulture Festival?

Yes. A limited number of passes are available for covering press. Please contact Aude White at aude.white@nymag.com to request credentials.


How can I become a sponsor of the 2017 Vulture Festival?

Please contact Dan Jasper at daniel.jasper@nymag.com with all sponsorship inquiries.


Have any additional questions?

Please contact us at events@nymag.com