Are kids free?
Yes! Children 12 and under have free entry to SNWMF, and do not require a ticket, when accompanied by a ticketed adult. If your child is under 12 but looks older, bring along some proof of their age.
can i bring my pet?
No pets are allowed at SNWMF.
Can I bring a portable generator?
Portable generators are allowed ONLY for RV's.
can i apply for vending?
Vending applications will open soon for SNWMF 2024. Stay tuned for the announcement!
are there showers?
Yes! SNWMF does offer a limited number of showers.
Is there Family camping?
Yes! Family Camp is requested on site at arrival. Spots available until full. Each car must have a Camping Pass and each adult and child over 12 must have a 3-Ticket.
Can I bring alcohol?
Alcohol is permitted to enter the campgrounds only. NO ALCOHOL is permitted to come in the music bowl gates.
are there shuttles to the festival
No, SNWMF does not operate a shuttle.
Is there an A.T.M. onsite?
Yes! SNWMF has two ATM's. One just inside the main gate near the office, and one in front of the ticket office. There is also an ATM in town, just across from the fairgrounds.
Can I bring my sound system?
No sound systems allowed. Illicit sound systems subject to confiscation.
what are the opening hours during the festival?
Ticket Booth Hours
Location: Fairgrounds Office
Thursday - 10am to 7pm
Friday - 9am to midnight
Saturday - 9am to midnight
Sunday - 9am to 10pm
Vehicle Camping Public Entry Hours:
Enter at: Loop Lot Location
Friday - 9am to 8pm (or until full)
Saturday - 9am to 12pm (or until full)
Sunday - CLOSED - no public vehicle entry
The campground closes at noon on Monday, June 18th and all attendees must vacate by that time.
Festival Gate Hours / Music Hours:
Friday - Gates 5pm, Stages 6pm-midnight, Dance Hall 10pm-2:30am, Silent Disco 3am-5:30am
Saturday - Gates 10am, Stages 11am-midnight, Dance Hall 10pm-2:30am, Silent Disco 3am-5:30am
Sunday - Gates 10am, Stages 11am-10pm, Dance Hall Closed, Silent Disco 10:30pm-2am
Kids Zone Hours
Friday – 5pm to 8pm
Saturday – 10am to 7pm
Sunday – 10am to 6pm
I have a camper shell on my pickup truck. Is this considered a car/SUV for camping?
Yes, a vehicle with a camper shell is considered a Car/SUV.
A vehicle towing a camper/trailer is considered a RV/Bus.
Can we arrive to vehicle camp anytime, if we purchased our camp ticket in advance?
SNWMF camp check-in hours are:
Friday 9am - 8pm;
Saturday 9am - 12pm.
You can only arrive during these hours.
No camping check-in after Saturday noon.
If i arrive before my friends, can i hold a camp spot for them next to me?
No. Vehicles are parked in the order in which they arrive. The only way to be camped next to your friends is to come through the processing line at the same time. Best plan is to arrive together!
can we bring shade structures and umbrellas into the music bowl?
SNWMF does not permit shade structures (e.g. pop-up tents, patio/beach umbrellas ) to be brought into or used in the music bowl. We have constructed additional shade in areas of the Valley Stage. In addition, our Village stage area is a natural shade oasis with great music throughout the day.
Do you sell ice?
Ice is sold in the campground (look for the ice truck). Ice can also be purchased at either of the two convenience stores in the town of Boonville.
Can I sell my homemade wares at the festival?
Vending is not allowed, unless you have been accepted as one of our pre-approved festival vendors.
Can I cook with a BBQ in the campground?
No open-flame wood or charcoal BBQs or fire pits are allowed. Gas stoves and gas BBQs are allowed.
Are we allowed to leave our children in the kids zone while we watch the show?
No. You are responsible for the supervision of your children at all times. SNWMF provides activities and entertainment for the children. We do not provide supervision.
Can I park my car in boonville overnight?
No. Mendocino County will have an ordinance in place that prohibits overnight parking/camping in town. In addition, there is a 2 Hour Customer Parking Only ordinance in front of local businesses. Don't risk it as your car can be towed.
How long can we stay in the campground after the festival?
Everyone must vacate the fairgrounds by Monday at 12pm.