The BET Experience 2024.
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Are You Dreaming of Attending the BET Awards? Here's How to Secure Your Seat

Discover the cost of BET Awards tickets and explore the different experience packages available for the ultimate celebration of Black excellence.


Jul. 5 2024, Published 9:17 p.m. ET

The BET Awards are a staple in the Black community. Since June 2001, we've witnessed artists receive recognition for their contributions to music and celebrate Black creativity. We've seen our favorites start as rookies on BET and grow to be legends in the industry. Throughout the years, the BET Awards has become the place to be for Black excellence at least once a year in Los Angeles.

Looking through the crowd and watching fans enjoy the experience has us wondering: how much are BET Awards ticket prices? Is it feasible for the average person to attend the BET Awards? Let’s dive in.

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Chloe Bailey performing at the BET Awards 2024.

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How much are tickets to the BET Awards?

If you’re thinking about attending the BET Awards, consider attending the weekend full of events as well. There’s so much going on for fans leading up to the award show. For the BET Experience, there are three packages to choose from.

In 2024, the most affordable option — the Gold Package — included a balcony seat at the awards show, hospitality lounge access, a gift from BET, red carpet access, premium lower floor seating at the Crypto Arena pre-show, a commemorative gift from BET and VIP access to Fan Fest.

The Platinum Package was $5,000, including everything in the Gold Package, plus an upgraded seat on the premium floor for the concert, reserved seating and viewing at Fan Fest, and free BET+ for six months.

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The Diamond Package is $7,500 and offers the best of all the previous packages and more. You’ll get access to the BET Awards Pre-Show and Red Carpet Experience with reserved seating. At the concert, you’ll be front and center, seated within the first six rows. This package also includes a VIP parking pass from Thursday to Sunday, access to all the exclusive Fan Fest activities, priority entrance, viewing, and seating, and free BET+ for 12 months.

If these options are out of your budget, there is an opportunity to register for the Fan Fest. The Fan Fest Village provides various events to mingle, support Black businesses, experience good food, and discuss important topics pertaining to our community.

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Usher receives the Lifetime Achievement Award during BET Award Show 2024.

Where are the BET Awards held?

The first BET Awards ceremony was held in Las Vegas. Since then, the BET Awards have been held in various locations throughout Los Angeles, including the Kodak Theatre, Shrine Auditorium, Nokia Theatre, and Peacock Theatre.

The BET Awards is an experience to immerse yourself in Black culture. If you’re considering attending the BET Awards next year, start planning now so you can enjoy every moment without stress.

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Sexxy Red performing at the BET Awards 2024.

The BET Awards is an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in Black culture. It's the perfect event to kick off your summer, network with like-minded individuals, and see some of your favorite artists. Who knows? You might even get a chance to chat and snap a photo with them!

If you’re considering attending the BET Awards next year, start planning now. First, secure your ticket to LA. Then, based on the 2024 ticket prices, you can estimate the cost of attending the award show and plan your weekend itinerary accordingly. Hopefully, this guide has provided valuable insights and encouraged you to attend the BET Awards next year!

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