General Information:

Entrance Address

561 May Royal Drive Aiken, SC 29801

Please turn East onto May Royal Drive/495 from Columbia Hwy N/US Hwy 1 to enter the fairgrounds.

 

Entrance Hours

  • Early Camping Gates open at 2:00PM Thursday May 9th, 2019

  • $25 per vehicle entry fee

  • Must have Weekend Pass and Camping Wristband to enter grounds

  • Camping Gates open at 10:00AM Friday May 10th, 2019

  • Festival Gates open at 2:00PM Friday May 10th, 2019

  • Camping Gates & Festival Gates open at 10:00AM Saturday May 11th, 2019

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What if I show up before 10:00AM and need to purchase a ticket?

You'll need to wait till 10:00AM both Friday and Saturday for the Box Office to Open. Box Office closes at 10:00PM each night.

 

When may I arrive on Thursday for Early Bird Entrance?

Camping Gates and Box Office open at 2:00PM on Thursday May 9th.

 

What are my camping options?

  • This year we have several camp grounds planned with their own focus. 

  • All campgrounds this year will allow vehicle access with your campsite.

  • New this year, we will have: 

  • "Late Night Camping" area that is suggested for those festivarians that like to get down till the wee hours of the morning. The campfire stage is right in the middle of this area and will have music going till 2:30AM or later!

  • "Family Camping" area that is available for those with little ones and those who like to get a real night's sleep. Quiet Time in this area begins at 10:00PM each night. 

  • "Volunteer Camping" area that is reserved just for the hard working men and women of the volunteer crews. 

 

There are also 4 different car campground locations spread out from north to south, 1-4. Tell your friends where you are camping and meet up!

 

What is NOT allowed to be brought in to the festival grounds?

There are 3 entrances to the festival grounds. Each entrance will have a security check-point. For the safety of everyone around we ask that you refrain from bringing the following items with you. 

 

  • Alcohol of any kind, in any container

  • Glass in any form

  • Weapons of any type including:

  • knives of any kind

  • guns of any kind

  • Mace

  • Shovels

  • Hammers

  • Fireworks

  • Large Coolers of any kind

  • no wheeled coolers

  • no food items

  • no alcohol 

  • no glass

  • Rage Sticks

  • Selfie Sticks

  • Laser Pointers

  • Drones

  • Golf Clubs

 

What is allowed to be brought in to the festival grounds?

  • Sealed plastic water bottles

  • Sealed non-alcoholic beverages

  • Small carry coolers are allowed

  • must be checked for alcohol

  • any food must be for explained dietary reasons or for children’s needs

  • Empty Containers such as camelbacks or reusable water bottles

  • Folding chairs

  • Umbrellas

  • Wheel Chairs

  • Walking Canes

  • Baby Strollers

  • Wagons and Carts

  • Leashed Animals

 

Are dogs really allowed at the festival?

They sure are! We encourage those that have well trained and happy pooches to bring 'em along and enjoy the music with us! We ask you to keep your animal on a leash and clean up after it! We will provide doggy bags at the Box Office for just this purpose.

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