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Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance Trumansburg, NY

CAMPING IS SOLD IN ADVANCE

All on-site AND off-site camping goes on sale February 14 and must be reserved in advance. Onsite camping always sells out VERY quickly! (Usually 1-2 days) 

MAP OF CAMPING AREAS & FESTIVAL SITE - click

ORDER TICKETS & CAMPING - click

Camping and weekend admission are sold separately; purchase of a camp site does not include weekend admission, and a ticket for admission does not include camping. All Campsite passes are for a maximum of 4 people/site.

You must be 18 years old to purchase any camping option. Proof of age is required when you arrive at the festival. Anyone under the age of 18 years old must be camping with a parent or guardian. For questions and information, call our office at 607-387-5098 or email info@grassrootsfest.org

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ONSITE TENT CAMPING - $90

  • An On-Site Tent Camping ticket entitles you to set up one 4-person tent in the designated On-Site Tent Camping area (refer to map). This is NOT in the same area as the vehicle camping. Max 4 people/site.
  • All tents must be 5 feet apart, due to Health Department requirements. Camp sites are not reserved, but are first-come-first-serve.
  • No open fires of any kind are permitted due to Health Code requirements. This includes camp grills, camp stoves and tiki torches. Tiki torches may be confiscitated if found at the festival please leave them home.
  • As per 2012 Health Department requirements sofas, overstuffed chairs etc. are not permitted at campsites. 
  • On-Site Tent campers enter through the FRONT GATE. This is a pedestrian gate and you must be prepared to walk in with your tent and belongings. It is a good idea to park your vehicle at the free offsite parking area and take the shuttle bus to the front gate. The shuttle bus will drop you off right at the gate with all of your stuff! 
  • Gates open at noon. 
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    ON-SITE vehicle CAMPING - $155


    1. An On-Site Vehicle Camping ticket is for any kind of vehicle which is 19 ft & under. Max 4 people/site
    2. This camping option also includes one tent pass. In accordance with Health Department regulations, all tents and vehicles must be at least 5 feet apart from one another. Please set up your camping space properly.
    3. No open fires of any kind are permitted due to Health Code requirements. This includes camp grills, camp stoves and tiki torches. Tiki torches may be confiscitated if found at the festival, please leave them home.
    4. As per 2012 Health Department requirements building or attaching structures onto vehicles  is not allowed. Sofas, overstuffed chairs etc. are not permitted at campsites. 
    5. Camp sites are not reserved, but are first-come-first-serve. Vehicle campers enter through the BACK GATE on Rabbit Run Road.
    6. The festival gates officially open at noon on Thursday. In order to move traffic along on Rabbit Run Road, it is possible that the back gate will open earlier (but no earlier than 10am Thursday). If it opens earlier, only vehicle campers and performers will be allowed through. No pedestrians will be allowed through. 
    7. The Town of Ulysses has decided vehicles can begin forming a line for entrance to the back gate on Rabbit Run Rd on Wednesday July 17. 
     ON-SITE RV CAMPING - $195

    1. An On-Site RV Vehicle Camping ticket is for any vehicle 20 feet or longer. This includes any vehicle towing another vehicle or trailer. Vans and small RVs 19 feet and under are considered regular vehicles and do not require an RV pass.  Max 4 people/site
    2. RV camping does not include any tent passes.  
    3. Camp sites are not reserved, but are first-come-first-serve. RV campers enter through the BACK GATE on Rabbit Run Road.
    4. No open fires of any kind are permitted due to Health Code requirements. This includes camp grills & camp stoves of any kind and tiki torches. Tiki torches may be confiscitated if found at the festival, please leave them home.
    5. As per 2012 Health Department requirements building or attaching structures onto vehicles  is not allowed. Sofas, overstuffed chairs etc. are not permitted at campsites. 
    6. The festival gates officially open at noon on Thursday. In order to move traffic along on Rabbit Run Road, it is possible that the back gate will open earlier (but no earlier than 10am Thursday). If it opens earlier, only vehicle campers and performers will be allowed through. No pedestrians will be allowed through. 

    Next-Door camping - $155

    Next Door Camping is adjacent to the fair grounds to be used as a quiet(er) camping option. It is a nice shaded, woodsy area. As always, No open fires of any kind are permitted due to Health Code requirements. This includes camp grills, camp stoves and tiki torches.

    We are setting up an area Next Door where you will be able to use your cookstove, look for it on the way in, it will be near the camp ranger tent at the entrance. This is the designated area for cooking!

    1. Sites can either have one tent and one vehicle or one RV. RVs have a limited camp site selection in this area as they are too large to drive through the heavily treed area. Max 4 people/site.
    2. Camp sites are not reserved, but are first-come-first-serve. Campers enter through the Next-Door Camping entrance, located next to the Back Gate.
    3. In accordance with Health Department requirements, all tents and vehicles must be at least 5 feet apart from one another. Please set up your camping space properly.
    4. No open fires of any kind are permitted due to Health Code requirements. This includes camp grills & camp stoves of any kind and tiki torches. Tiki torches may be confiscitated if found at the festival please leave them home.
    5. As per 2012 Health Department requirements building or attaching structures onto vehicles  is not allowed. Sofas, overstuffed chairs etc. are not permitted at campsites. 
    6. Next-Door Camping will open at noon, just like the rest of the festival site. YOU CAN ONLY ENTER FROM SOUTH STREET FOR THE NEXT DOOR LINE
    7. The Town of Ulysses has decided vehicles can begin forming a line for entrance to the back gate on Rabbit Run Rd on Wednesday July 17. YOU CAN ONLY GET IN LINE FOR NEXT DOOR OFF OF SOUTH STREET, there will be no line for Next Door off of Rte. 96.

    off-site camping - $125

    Due to new regulations, off-site camp sites will be marked off this year and will be larger than sites in the past. Each off-site camp site includes a car and two tents, and a maximum of 4 people per site. Sites inside of the woods are tent-camping only (no vehicles allowed in the wooded area). We expect sites to sell out in advance, so we recommend making your reservation early to guarantee a spot.  

    Additional Camping Options

    All fill up very quickly. Do not wait to reserve a space!

    • Spruce Row Campground, 607-387-9225, is nearby and recommended.

    There are also several state parks in the area:

    • Taughannock Falls State Park (607-387-6739) being the closest one, but also check out
    • Robert H Treman State Park (607-273-3440), and
    • Buttermilk Falls State Park (607-273-5761)

    All three are extraordinarily beautiful places.

    Also worth checking out is Sampson State Park (about 20 miles north of T-burg on Seneca Lake).

    For general state park information and reservations, call 1-800-456-CAMP.
     

     

     

     



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