Camping

ROOTSandBLUES Camping August 17-20, 2023

  • NO REFUNDS 
  • NO PETS
  • NO FIRES, NO PROPANE PIT FIRES
  • Quiet hours 11:00 pm – 8:00 am.
  • Please respect your neighbour and those around you to ensure an enjoyable experience for all.
  • ROOTSandBLUES Festival reserves the right to limit noise at anytime.
  • On-site security available throughout the night at designated central sites.
  • Please report offenders to security personnel.
  • Please leave driving paths open for emergency vehicles.
  • CHECK IN TIMES: Thursday, August 17th at 2 pm until 9 pm or Friday, August 18th 9 am to 9 pm. NO NIGHT CHECK-IN’S after 9 pm.
  • CHECK OUT by Monday August 21 at 9 am.
  • CHECK IN at the check in tent to the campground number you were assigned to, to receive your wristbands and parking tag.
  • Use only designated entrance and exit ways and keep access to residence driveways clear.
  • Use of generators is restricted to daytime use and only when vehicle owner is present.
  • Please keep valuables locked in the trunk of vehicle.
  • ROOTSandBLUES assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged articles.
  • Store all food and drinks in vehicle overnight and keep children under supervision as wildlife may be present.
  • Respect the generosity and privacy of our landowners who have made this campsite available to us
  • Bring a flashlight for nighttime activities and entries into the site.
  • Wasps can be plentiful at this time of year, bring after bite,  or we recommend a little ice for those painful stings.
  • The First Aid Station is on the Festival Site (refer to your program for its location).
  • People with extreme allergies to wasp bites should bring their prescribed antidote.
  • August is fire season in BC, smokers are asked to use extreme caution when butting out.
  • Containers are available at the exit gate if you would like to scoop up a little gravel for extinguishing your cigarettes.
  • Fire extinguisher located at the Entrance/Exit gate for emergencies.
  • There are no electrical or water hookups. Washstands and portable toilets are located at each campground. To avoid drainage problems, please refrain from washing food particles down the drain.
  • Waste, compost, refundable and recycling stations are on site for your convenience.
  • Please leave your campsite clean upon departure.
  • Campsites are pre-assigned by ROOTSandBLUES before your arrival. You are assigned a campground number and site number upon arrival or we will send you the information prior to August 1 , 2023. You will be notified.
  • There is no need to line up early, your site is assigned by ROOTSandBLUES.
  • NO REFUNDS, no pets, no fires, no propane pit fires.
  • If you transfer your camping to another party, please notify info@rootsandblues.ca of who will be camping in your spot.  Transfer camping tickets? You must do so before July 31st.
  • Sites are limited to 1 camping unit per site and/or one travel vehicle and limited to a maximum number of people depending on site size. Exceptions are made for families with more than two non-adult children (under the age of 16).
  • Check-in 2pm Thursday, Aug 17th – 4 Day Camping ONLY.
  • Check-out 9am Monday, Aug 21, 2023.
  • Campground-Directions-to-ROOTSandBLUES-Festival
  • PLEASE READ RULES/INFORMATION BEFORE PURCHASING

PURCHASE CAMPING HERE

Frequently Asked Questions

December 5th, 2022 while quantities last.

Camping sells out quickly.

  • NO REFUNDS
  • 20′ X 20′ Campground #1 or #2 – $150 plus fees | Max 4 people
  • 20′ X 40′ Campground #1 or #2 – $225 plus fees | Max 6 people
  • 20′ X 60′ Campground #3 – $275 plus fees  | Max 8 people
  • 20′ X 20′ Campground #3 or #4 – $125 plus fees | Max 4 people
  • 20′ X 40′ Campground #3 or #4  $200 plus fees | Max 6 people

Yes, you can until July 31st, please contact info@rootsandblues.ca to arrange for the new camper’s name please.

Check-in and Check out times 

  • Check in begins Thursday at 2 pm, on Friday after 9 am if you can’t make it on Thursday.
  • Check-ins will be closed at 9:00 pm daily to avoid late night traffic.
  • Check-out is no later than 12:00 pm on Monday, August 21st, 2023
  • NO, Campsites are pre-assigned by ROOTSandBLUES before your arrival. You are assigned a campground number and site number upon arrival or we will send you the information prior to August 1 , 2023. You will be notified.
  • There is no need to line up early, your site is assigned by ROOTSandBLUES.
  • NO REFUNDS, no pets, no fires, no propane pit fires.
  • If you transfer your camping to another party, please notify info@rootsandblues.ca of who will be camping in your spot.  Transfer camping tickets? You must do so before July 31st.
  • Sites are limited to 1 camping unit per site and/or one travel vehicle and limited to a maximum number of people depending on site size. Exceptions are made for families with more than two non-adult children (under the age of 16).
  • Check-in 2pm Thursday, Aug 17th – 4 Day Camping.
  • Check-out 9am Monday, Aug 21, 2023.
  • PLEASE READ RULES AND INFORMATION ABOVE BEFORE PURCHASING

No Pets, only certified service animals.

  • Located on 10th AVE between 5th ST, and 10th ST. in Salmon Arm. There are 4 campgrounds you will be assigned to one of them.
  • We will send you a NOTICE via email or by phone of your location prior to the event. We assign your spots. Thank you!

Check-in Procedure

YOU MUST CHECK IN AT THE CHECK IN TENT LOCATED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CAMPGROUND WHERE YOU WERE ASSIGNED BY US, TO RECEIVE YOUR WRISTBANDS FIRST!

  • Campers are assigned a campground number and site number prior to the festival – no exchanges permitted.
  • Use campground number assigned to find check-in tent.
  • At check-in show photo ID, camping pass, to receive:
    • dash tag for your vehicle 
  • Check-in with your Festival tickets at the Main Festival Gate you can check in on Thursday at the main gate with your festival tickets to receive your wristband for the festival from 10 am to 9 pm, must show ID 
  • Due to the need to offload traffic from city streets as quickly and efficiently as possible, we cannot accommodate placement in any particular campground no matter how early you are in the campground line-up.
  • A Festival Campgrounds Parking Pass will be issued upon request at time of registration at the campgrounds, display on your dash. 
  • No additional parking available in the campgrounds.
  • Additional parking is available in paid parking sites or free in our East Parking lot located on the other side of the Festival. Please ask volunteers at the campgrounds.

Depending on the size of spot you purchased, NOTE: they are only 20′ feet wide, and depends on the length of site you purchased. One camping unit and one vehicle per site.

Extra parking is in the East Parking lot, located on another block.

Camping sells out quickly. You and your other parties must purchase around the same time, if you and your other parties, choose different campgrounds, or different sizes, then it wouldn’t be possible. Only if the above conditions and quantities last.