Camping

On-Site Camping
All multi-day passes include on-site walk-in camping.  Parking NOT included, see below. On-site camping at DelFest surrounds the perimeter of the fairgrounds among ballfields, in the woods and beyond in Green Acres. On-site camping is walk-in tent camping only. Expect to be parked tightly and efficiently, and to use the wooded areas for walk-in camping. You won’t be too far from your vehicle, but do not expect to camp right next to your car as we need to maximize parking space, and park efficiently. Wagons and hand carts are encouraged. Shuttles will be available to assist in load-in.

Tent Camping at DelFest

The fairgrounds have permanent restrooms and showers, and we supplement the facilities with ample portable toilets. Please be courteous and take only the space you need. Roping off areas and saving space for latecomers is not acceptable festival etiquette. Camping overnight on Sunday is permitted. All patrons must leave the fairgrounds by noon on Monday.

DelFest is accessible to all guests with disabilities. View Accessibility Information and Registration details here.

Family Camp

There will be a family camping area designated for those who would like a more kid-friendly environment that is quieter late at night (and a bit louder early in the morning). If you’ve got little ones in tow and you are interested in camping in Family Camp, let your parking attendant know and you’ll be pointed in the right direction. Must have a Family Camp RV Pass or On-Site Parking Pass to be placed in Family Camp. As always space is designated on a first come, first served basis.

Sherpa2PShow Sherpa –  SOLD OUT

Are you searching for a hassle-free Delfest camping experience? The Show Sherpa is here to help! Leave the camping gear behind and let The Show Sherpa do the heavy lifting. We have your tent set up when you arrive and we take it down after you leave. Stand up and stretch! No tiny dome tents here. The Sherpa Village is outfitted with large Eureka! cabin style tents with almost seven feet of headroom and 100 square feet of space, not to mention the sturdy comfortable camping cots. The Show Sherpa’s pre-pitched tent rentals also include camping chairs, a lantern, and all Sherpa Village amenities featuring FREE COFFEE in the morning, a complimentary bag of ice daily, large shade tents filled with comfy chairs for relaxing in between the music. We have a full camp kitchen including a large gas grill, an expedition stove as well as all the pots, pans & utensils you need to make a great meal to refuel for more dancin’.

Parking

Camping in the woods at DelFest

ON-SITE PARKING PASSES (4-day, 3-day passholders only)

Parking Passes are required for all on-site parking (limited quantity available). You must have a 4-day or 3-day Pass to purchase. Walk-in tent camping is in separate area from on-site parking with a shuttle provided. Patrons and vehicles will not be allowed on-site earlier than the date indicated on festival pass, unless upgraded at the box office (for example, three-day pass holders may not enter until Friday; two-day pass holder may not enter until Saturday).

  • On-Site Fairgrounds Parking Pass – SOLD OUT
    Vehicle ins and outs ARE permitted with a On-Site Fairgrounds Parking Pass. Do not expect to park in same spot upon return.
  • On-Site Clifton’s Field Vehicle Pass  **Available for purchase at the Box Office**
  • Re-entry is not permitted with this pass. Clifton’s Field vehicles passes go on sale if the On-Site Fairground Parking Passes sell out. Clifton’s Field is a short walk to the main gate, located directly across from the Fairground Entrance (see site map). Due to the terrain of this lot, in and out access is not permitted.
  • RV Passes – SOLD OUT
    If the total length of your vehicle plus anything attached to it is 18′ or longer, it is considered an RV and must have a RV Pass or RV Dry Pass to park on-site.
  • Accessible parking is available upon request and display of valid state issued placard. Purchase of an on-site vehicle pass is required. View Accessibility Information and Registration details here.

OFF-SITE PARKING PASSES (4-day, 3-day, 2-day and single-day passholders only)

**Available for purchase at the Box Office**

Off-site Parking is located at the Potomac Valley Athletic Association: 12814 Darrows Ln, Cresaptown, MD 21502, (with 24 hour shuttle service to fairgrounds) and is available for purchase.

  • Multi-Day PassesCan be purchased online now. All multi-day festival-goers must proceed to the main box office first for wristband exchange before proceeding to the Fairgrounds. See arrival instructions for more detailsNo overnight camping in off-site parking lot. 
  • Single Day Parking – If you are coming just for the day and do not plan to camp, a $5/day parking fee is payable upon arrival.

RV PASSES

  • RV Hook-ups – SOLD OUT
    Required for all vehicles 18′ or longer (including trailers) parking on-site. Hook-ups are designated on a first-come, first-served basis. Hookups not guaranteed after 11pm on Thursday. Placement is on a first-come, first-served basis per the plans of our parking crew. This may include, but is not limited to the RV Pavilion, central fairgrounds loop, or other locations throughout the fairgrounds that have been upgraded with hookups. Hookups include limited electric, 30 amps to be shared. Please bring an extension cord and an RV power adapter. Be prepared to use minimal electricity throughout the festival. If you’d like to use water, please arrive with a full tank and use limited water on-site. No ins and outs.
  • RV Dry Pass – SOLD OUT
    Required for all vehicles 18′ or longer (including trailers) parking on-site. Placement is on a first-come, first-served basis as directed by our parking staff. No hook-ups, no ins and outs.

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