Camping

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Camping at the Bluegrass Festival

Reserve your space when you purchase your 4-Day Festival Pass

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You must purchase a 4-Day Festival Wristband.

Policies & Guidelines

General Camping Information

Camping Information

  • Awesome news for all you High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival Campers. With a 4-day pass purchase, you can now choose and reserve your camping spot online. Only 4-day festival pass purchasers can add camping to their cart. You can buy your tickets online starting December 1st and camping reservations are first come first serve. Non 4-day folks that want to camp can still purchase camping, but only once they arrive onsite and have purchased their festival tickets
  • Arrival and Departure Times: Camping opens at 8:00 am  on the Thursday the Festival begins. All campers must check-in to receive their camping pass, and campers must exit the campground no later than 10 am the following Monday.
  • There will no longer be a designated quiet” area. Our camp hosts will do their best to accommodate those that want a quieter area.
  • Pet camping options have been expanded. Lots E and B are designated for pets. Please let our camp hosts know about your pets as you register at the camping entrance. View festival pet policies here.
  • NO overnight RV parking or camping is allowed in the Town of Westcliffe public parking lot on Rosita Ave.
  • The camping registration table will be located just west of the grocery store on Main St.

General Camping Guidelines

  • All Festival campers must be attending the Festival and wear the Festival wristband at all times.
  • Online camping passes will only be sold to 4-Day Festival pass holders.
  • A camping fee of $40 (online) or $50 (in-person) per site will be charged covering your entire festival stay (Thursday noon thru Monday 10 a.m.) to be paid on upon entering the festival grounds if not paid through our online site.
  • For camping Walk-ups: Camping area admission is on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • Upon check-in, campers will be issued a camping pass to be displayed and visible in the windshield of your vehicle. Vehicles may leave and re-enter the camping area, but no vehicle will be admitted to the camping area without a camping pass.
  • High Mountain Hay Fever is not responsible and any lost or stolen articles
  • No RV parking or camping is allowed in the North day parking lot during the duration of the Festival
  • There are no electrical or water hookups in the Festival camping area.  If you prefer a full service campground, local options are also listed on the Lodging page.   We will make every effort to make potable water available from a tank on a trailer on site.
  • Quiet hours will be enforced from 10 pm each evening until 7 am the following morning. This means RV generators must be shut down and ATVs and motorcycles cannot be used in the main camping areas during these times.
  • For tent campers, shower facilities are available at our community Rec Center, Altitude Community Fitness, 50 E Main St in Silver Cliff .  Call 719-783-0750 for details or visit their website.

Pets

  • See full updated festival Pet Policy.
  • Pets will be allowed in a designated section of the camping area only and a surcharge of $10 for each pet will be levied upon arrival.
  • Pet camping options have been expanded to include lots “B” and “E.” Please let our camp hosts know about your pets as you register at the camping entrance.
  • Pets must be kept on a leash at all times. Owners must clean up after their pets or will be asked to leave with no refund. Owners of loud or threatening pets will be asked to leave with no refund. Owners are solely responsible for their pets. Pets are not allowed in areas other than the camping area designated for pets.
  • NO PETS ARE ALLOWED IN THE PERFORMANCE AREA EXCEPT SERVICE ANIMALS.   If you need to board your animal, here are local suggestions:   High Peaks Animal Hospital in Silver Cliff  or Eight Mile Ranch Kennel near Canon City or KLB Kennel in Penrose.

RV Dump Stations

Release and Indemnification

When purchasing a camping pass, you must check the box consenting to the RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT.

Campfires

  • Campfires are not allowed at any time on the festival grounds, and this includes the camping area.
  • Propane fueled barbecue grills are allowed depending on fire restrictions, but charcoal grills are not allowed.
  • If a fire ban is in effect at the time of the festival, it is possible that no outdoor burning of any kind will be allowed and this may include  propane grills and smoking.   Any special restrictions will be posted and/or announced at the site.
  • ​Fireworks are strictly prohibited.

Nearby Campgrounds

Overflow and alternative options are available at the locations below.

Name

Address

Town

Phone

County Road 140

Westcliffe

719-269-8500

16373 US 50

Coaldale

719-942-4266

56491 CO 69

Westcliffe

719-783-2588

810 Main St

Westcliffe

719-371-0918