FAQ:  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


WHERE: 2656 Upper woods Rd, Lakewood, PA 18439

Recommended Routes: YOU WILL NOT HAVE GPS/CELLULAR/DATA service for the last 30 minutes of drive, so make sure directions are downloaded or printed!  

Recommended Route From NYC via Pennsylvania

Recommended Route From NYC via new york & Hancock (watch your speed!)

Please follow ONLY either of these routes EXACTLY- otherwise GPS will likely put you on a very steep uphill dirt road, not suitable for all vehicles.  At the intersection of Equinunk Creek Road and Upper Woods Road, look for signage directing all traffic to the parking area. 

Box Office, Entrance & Parking:  Box Office & Check-in is located at Parking.  Tickets and ID’s will be scanned and Wristbands/ID’s will be issued at parking area. Shuttle Buses with trailers (for your gear) will pick you up from the parking area and will drop you directly at the Campgrounds or Cabin Areas.


WHEN: Memorial Day Weekend; May 26 - 28, 2017

  • Friday May 26: Festival gates open at 1PM.  Campers may enter campgrounds at 11AM.  Single Day Ticket holders must depart by 2AM.  
  • Saturday May 27: Festival gates 11AM.  Single Day Ticket holders depart by 2AM.
  • Sunday May 28: Festival gates 11AM.  Single Day Ticket holders depart by 1AM
  • Monday May 29: Campers and all guests must depart by 11AM

RAIN or SHINE: Elements Lakewood is Rain or Shine.  In the event of the occasional sprinkle, we've got you covered - literally!  We will have plenty of covered spaces and indoor areas including indoor late night stages.  


CAMPING:

  • Where is camping in relation to the festival: Camping is located a short easy walk from the main festival grounds.
  • Is there Car Camping?  No.  Each Car must have a 3-DAY PARKING PASS.  Camping Area is separate from Parking Area (See parking section for more info.)
  • What time may camper’s enter: Campers may enter at 11AM on Friday May 26 and must depart on Monday May 29 by 11AM
  • How big are camping plots: Space up to 10x10 is allocated per person.  Size accommodates most medium-large tents + a small EZ-up.
  • General Store: Basic convenience items will be available for purchase. 

Camping Do’s and Don’t’s 

  • Allowed Alcohol:  *You must be 21+ to bring, purchase and consume alcohol*
    • One case of beer per car
    • One plastic bottle of liquor up TO one liter per car
    • May not be brought into the main festival area from the camping area

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Tent: Functional tent (testing at home is always smart!) with rain fly, zippers, all the poles, and all the stakes.
  • Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Pad, Pillows, Bedding, Extra Blankets!  It may get cold at night, please bring extra sheets & blankets to make sure you stay warm!
  • Camping Chairs, Small Easy-Up, or Overhang for your campsite
  • Decorations:  We encourage you & your group to decorate your campsite.  Please keep in mind to leave no-trace at the end of the weekend and ensure that all decorations are sustainable. 
  • Toiletries:  Shampoo,  Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Deodorant, and anything else to stay clean & fresh! 
  • Coolers & Food:  Coolers are allowed, bring food products for yourself & your friends.  
  • Ice:  Cooler may be filled with Ice plus each car may bring 2 extra bags of Ice.  There will be Ice for sale in the campgrounds. 
  • Wagon: We will have Shuttles taking you and your gear from the Parking Area to the Campsite but we suggest you bring a wagon or cart if necessary!

WHAT NOT TO BRING:

  • Grills: Grills are not allowed at Elements Lakewood.  We will have food vendors onsite and in the camping grounds plus see our Meal Plan option.
  • Fire Pits or Fire Starters: Fire Pits and anything related to building or making a fire is not allowed.  We will have central bonfire locations going where we can all gather!
  • See more Prohibited Items below**

Showers & Bathrooms? Yes, there are portable showers and port-a-potties onsite at the campgrounds.  We suggest that each person bring toiletries and a roll of toilet paper. - showers for GA camping are $5.


CABINS

  • Do not SMOKE in the cabins. Non-compliance will result in immediate removal from the festival. 
  • Where is the Cabin Area in relation to the festival?  Cabins are located directly in the central area of the main festival grounds.
  • Can you Park by your Cabin? No, Parking will be at the Parking Area.  (See parking section above)
  • Can I request to have my Cabin next to my friends Cabin?  Yes, please email cabins@elementsfest.us
  • Does my Cabin include festival passes?  No. Every person staying in cabin must have purchased either a 3-DAY NON-CAMPING PASS or 3-DAY CAMPING PASS
  • Is there Electricity?  Yes!
  • Does my cabin have a lock?  Yes!  (Please see below for more info)

Cabin Do’s and Don’t’s

  •  Allowed Alcohol:  *You must be 21+ to bring, purchase and consume alcohol*
    • One case of beer per car
    • One plastic bottle of liquor up TO one liter per car
    • May not be brought into the main festival area from the cabin area

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Pad, Pillows, Bedding, Extra Blankets!  It may get cold at night, please bring extra sheets & blankets to make sure you stay warm!
  • Camping Chairs for your porch! 
  • Decorations:  We encourage you & your group to decorate your cabin.  Please keep in mind to leave no-trace at the end of the weekend and ensure that all decorations are sustainable. 
  • Toiletries:  Towel, Shampoo,  Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Deodorant, and anything else to stay clean & fresh! 
  • Coolers & Food:  Coolers are allowed, bring food products for yourself & your friends.  
  • Ice:  Cooler may be filled with Ice plus each car may bring 2 extra bags of Ice.  There will be Ice for sale in the campgrounds. 
  • Wagon: We will have Shuttles taking you and your gear from the Parking Area to the Cabin Area but we suggest you bring a wagon or cart!

WHAT NOT TO BRING:

  • Grills: Grills are not allowed at Elements Lakewood.  We will have food vendors onsite plus see our Meal Plan option.
  • Fire Pits or Fire Starters: Fire Pits and anything related to building or making a fire is not allowed.  We will have central bonfire locations going where we can all gather!
  • See more Prohibited Items below**

ADDITIONAL CABIN INFO

  • Send the names and the emails of everyone staying in your cabin to cabins@elementsfest.us
  • All the doors will have locks. 
  • Each person staying in the cabin will pick up their wristbands from the Hospitality Check in next to box office
  • The individual who purchased the cabin will have to sign a waiver and will be given keys to his/her cabin upon their arrival. 
  • The lead purchaser will be required to provide a deposit of $150 (can be in cash or a credit card hold)
  • You must return all the keys at the end of your stay and leave the bungalow undamaged, in order to get your deposit back. 
  • We are not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Please do not bring any valuables with you or leave them in your car if you must. 

FESTIVAL SHUTTLES

Shuttle Schedule (with the purchase of a Bus Pass)
Friday, May 26th: 
11:00 AM:    Port Authority NYC -> Venue
7:00 PM:    Port Authority NYC -> Venue
Saturday, May 27th:
11:00 AM;    Port Authority NYC -> Venue
Sunday, May 28th:
10:00 PM    Venue -> NYC Port Authority
Monday, May 29th:
12:00 PM    Venue -> NYC Port Authority
 


SINGLE DAY TICKETS:

  • Single Day Tickets are available for all three days of the festival.  See schedule above for when single day ticket holders may enter & depart.
  • Can I camp or stay in cabin with a single day ticket?  No. Single Day Ticket holders may not camp or stay in a cabin.  
  • Single Day Ticket Parking: Please stay tuned for info on parking and box office info for Single Day Tickets.

LEAVE NO TRACE:

While you are here to have fun at Elements Lakewood Music & Arts Festival, remember you are within a community of peers & a local neighborhood.   We are encouraging a leave no trace policy, be respectful, civil, be polite, do not litter, and please arrive and depart quietly.

Sale of Food and Beverages without permission is strictly prohibited

By entering the festival you consent to a search of your person and bags for prohibited items upon entry, and if deemed necessary by security inside the festival.

ATTIRE

Closed Shoes encouraged. Otherwise be you! We love costumes, colors & everything about you!

AGE

18+ To Enter, 21+ To Drink

GETTING HERE

Stay tuned for suggested routes and travel logistics!
 


WHAT IS ALLOWED

  • Creative Totems: We love creative (and safe) things, please just respect the people around you!
  • Hoops: We love hoops, but again, please respect the people around you!
  • Empty Camelbacks & Water Bottles: There will be a water refill station
  • Parasol: there will also be plenty of chill shade areas
  • Cameras: You can bring a digital camera or GoPro and take as many photos as you want however *professional cameras & commercial photography* are NOT allowed. (Professional cameras are classified as cameras with removable lenses.  For official press accreditation, please contact daniel@bangon-nyc.com)

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • No glass of any kind
  • No weapons of any kind (regardless of permit)
  • No paint or markers of any kind
  • No fireworks
  • No fires outside of the designated fire pits
  • No camp stoves
  • No grills
  • No propane
  • No illegal substances
  • No drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • No compressed air tanks of any kind
  • No whistles
  • No laser pointers
  • No flyers, stickers or posters
  • No drones
  • Any other items deemed as posing a threat to the safe enjoyment of the partons

THIS FAQ IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, PLEASE CHECK BACK PRIOR TO DEPARTURE FOR ANY UPDATES!