Astral Harvest Music & Arts Festival
 

Frequently Asked Questions F.A.Q.

 
 

Please take the time to read and understand this section. If you have a question that we haven't answered - click here to contact us

 

WHEN IS ASTRAL HARVEST, WHERE, AND HOW DO I GET THERE?

June 30 to July 3, 2016 at Driftpile, AB. 3.5 hours north of Edmonton, 3 hours from Grande Prarie, 6.5 hours from Calgary, 10 hours from Saskatoon, 14 hours from Vancouver

Directions here

 

WHERE CAN I GET TICKETS?

Festival passes and Saturday Only passes available online here

Festival passes available in stores in 2016

Foosh - 10544 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB. (780) 491-6980)
Grassroots - 112 10 St NW, Calgary, AB. (403) 270-2193
Retro Relics - 10118A 100 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB. (780) 832-0110 

CAN I BRING MY CHILD TO ASTRAL HARVEST?

Absolutely. Astral Harvest is a family-friendly event and we welcome kids of all ages. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (with government issued documentation) - no exceptions. Children 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. 

PLEASE watch your kids carefully at all times; you are solely responsible for their well-being. EVERYONE WILL BE ID’D AT THE GATE.

CAN I BRING MY PET TO ASTRAL HARVEST?

No. Except Guide Dogs.  For safety reasons and the comfort of all guests, we ask that you refrain from bringing animals to the Harvest. Vehicles will be searched and if a pet is found, you will be turned around at the gate. Find a caring sitter or kennel before you make the trip!

CAN I LEAVE A TICKET AT THE GATE, OR CAN I GO FIND MY FRIEND WHO HAS MY TICKET?

No. Front gate will not hold tickets, allow temporary access, or bargain the gate price.

WHEN DOES THE FRONT GATE OPEN?

Front gate opens on June 30 at 12pm. If you want to come early, you may arrive after 6pm on Wednesday, June 29 for a $25 per person early entrance fee. Unapproved arrivals before then will be turned away. During the event free re-entry is permitted with a wrist band. But, why don’t you just stick around? We’re awesome.

CAN I STAY AFTER THE FESTIVAL IS OVER?

All guests must vacate the land by 10AM on Monday, July 4. Please be sure you’ve had at least 8 hours of sleep before the drive home. We want all guests to make it home safe and sound so they can join us again next year!

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO THE HARVEST?

Check out our Camping Essentials list.

We encourage guests to bring party toys including hoops, poi, staff, flags... but NO UNAUTHORIZED FIRE SPINNING ALLOWED ON SITE!

SHOULD I BRING MY RV / TRAILER?

Yes, you can! There are no RV hook-ups. Absolutely no generators (even built-ins) may run in the campground.

ARE THERE ALTERNATIVE ACCOMMODATIONS NEARBY?

Alternative camping available and private and public campgrounds in the area. Visit Big Lake County Tourism website for more information. Re-entry is permitted with your festival wristband for the duration of the event. The nearest hotels are in High Prairie or Slave Lake.

CAN I HAVE A FIRE AT MY CAMPSITE?

Yes, weather permitting. Safety is the main priority so ensure the fire is properly tended. Keep fires small and manageable and inside the provided fire pits. Fire pits may not be moved from where they are found - this causes increase risk of fire mishaps and unnecessary scarring of the land.

CAN I HAVE MY OWN RENEGADE STAGE IN THE CAMPSITE?

No we cannot allow renegade stages. For the enjoyment of and respect for everyone, only the official stages may operate. Any stages in the campground will be shut down. And you’ll get a spanking. Sorry. Acoustic instruments are welcome.

IS THERE CELL SERVICE?

Cell service is very rare - it's best to make your plans ahead of time

 

IS THERE WATER AND / OR ICE AVAILABLE ON SITE?

Yes. Tap water is available free, please bring your own refillable containers. Ice is available for purchase from our Info Booth. Click to see what else is available at our store.

WHAT AMENITIES ARE ON SITE?

There is a artisan marketplace and a food vendor area. ATM available. Coin operated showers. Plenty of clean, well-kept washrooms. The Info Booth sells ice and the store carries essential items that Harvesters might have forgotten.

WHAT DO I DO WITH MY GARBAGE / RECYCLING?

Please bring your refuse to our station on site. Refundables should be crushed and placed in provided containers. Take everything out with you and ensure your campsite is left spotless. Extra garbage bags available at the gate. Cigarette butts must be placed in appropriate bins. RESPECT THE SPACE. LEAVE NO TRACE.

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