2015 Folks Festival Camping

On-site camping at Folks Fest in Lyons
On-site camping at Folks Fest in Lyons

The lazy days of the late Colorado summer lend themselves beautifully to camping. Enjoy a late-night song circles with new friends, then sleep-in only to be awakened by a song or kids playing in the river. The relaxed, friendly energy of the Folks Festival carries over into the campgrounds where neighbors become lifelong friends and co-writers of the songs and stories of the summit of the song.

Once you have your camping passes, be sure to start thinking about our green campsite challenge.


Planet Bluegrass Campgrounds

Meadow Park Campground
Meadow Park Campground
Requires a 3-day pass or Single-day Ticket
  • Location: 2 blocks from the festival grounds, along the North St. Vrain River.
  • Vehicles: If you need to camp next to your vehicle, a limited number of vehicle passes and RV passes are available for Meadow Park. (If you do not need your vehicle at your campsite, general festival parking is available nearby for a nominal fee.)
  • Opens: 9am on Monday, August 10, 2015 (Prior to this date campers are subject to the rules and regulations set forth by Lyons and the campground hosts and may be asked to move when Planet Bluegrass assumes responsibility for the campground.)
  • Closes: noon on Monday, August 17, 2015
  • Camping pass holders MUST camp in the campground in which their pass was issued.
  • Tickets: Price TBA
Located just downriver from Planet Bluegrass (an easy 5-minute walk), Meadow Park is a beautiful park under towering rock cliffs. Phase 1 of Meadow Park reconstruction after the September 2013 floods was completed in early July. Meadow Park again features a large freshly-sodded field for campers, as well as a shower truck. However, the river will not be accessible from Meadow Park during Summer 2014. Top
On-Site campground
On-Site Campground
Includes a 3-day pass
  • Location: On the Planet Bluegrass Ranch - fields on both the north (tents only) and south sides (tents and vehicles) of the Festival grounds.
  • Vehicles: If you need to camp next to your vehicle, a very limited number of vehicles passes (up to 21 feet in length) will be allowed in the south part of the on-site campground with the appropriate vehicle pass. (If you do not need your vehicle at your campsite, general festival parking is available nearby for a nominal fee.)
  • Opens: 6pm on Thursday, August 13, 2015 (Please note: Prior to opening the gates, vehicles should line up at Bohn Park - south on 2nd Avenue towards the high school. Please read our camping line policy.)
  • Closes: noon on Monday, August 17, 2015
  • Camping pass holders MUST camp in the campground in which their pass was issued.
  • Tickets: Price TBA
Saunter back and forth from the Festival to your campsite throughout the day. With easy access to the Planet Bluegrass bathhouse and showers, lots of shady trees, the St. Vrain River never more than a few feet away, and the ability to hear the festival from most campsites, on-site camping has become an extremely popular (and coveted) ticket. Top

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