3 Stages featuring Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas (top New Orleans Zydeco), Australian Didgeridoo Rock of Harper and the Midwest Kind plus many local and regional bands, Silent Disco DJ Tent, Education, Camping, Family Friendly, Kids Tent, Hiking, Biking, Disc Golf, Saunas & Wood Fired Hot Tub, Swimming, Food Trucks and Long Table Paella Feast.
Get ready to feel great and recharge in the amazing natural setting of Mount Mancelona where the forest floor has been untouched for over 60 years! We are thrilled to share this with all and support the local community and our purpose to build the "Mountain of Dreams" and help revive the town of Mancelona with culture, arts, healing, and new economy! The event is family friendly with wild by nature activities including straw-mountain, drone demos, and crafts to our adventure and game zone. Enjoy hiking to the highest peak in Antrim County to Joes Bench for a sunset toast or catch frogs and crawfish in the artesian pond with a swim. Join us in co-designing with the community and top course leaders the future bike, disc golf, ski, hike, run, and drone racing courses and even a winter ice-climbing event for 2019. Please know any sponsorship or support is incredible as much as buying a ticket and inviting friends. Mount Mancelona is a key future economic driver for the region and dedicated to youth empowerment and building hundreds of jobs.
Amazing unique camping options include on the future 25,000 Main Stage Amphitheater, Upper Deck of Amphitheater for RVs and Power, Family Camp next to lodge and game zone, Pines, Bottom of Mountain Bowl and other campsites we are building. See "Code of Ethics" on website and know camping is intimate and in nature but beautiful. Car shuttle, Camping Map and more information on our website.
Bar will be custom designed with craft and domestic beer, wine, cider, mead and featured local liquor garden fresh mixes and options. This like most of our 20 years of events will be a 501c3 Nonprofit Fundraiser with 100% of proceeds going to our youth, veteran and Mountain to Mancelona programs through Good Work Collective.
Food will be an array of food trucks, wood-fired pizza, paella, breakfast, and celebration of the summer harvest supporting local farms and using our new Kids Kitchen Garden harvests! Come hungry!
NOW through WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY before feastival: Get a free ticket by lending a had before or after or during the festival and come to our volunteer "Worker Bee" meetings or anytime this summer. We have an all are able to go for free program and volunteering is a great way to get involved for future staff and job roles.
FRIDAY: Doors for camping opens at 10AM. Music starts at 3 PM. Headliner Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas hit the stage at 9PM with a full light show and fireworks ending.
SATURDAY: Breakfast and coffee starting at 8AM, Morning Walking Tours Of Future Venue with Bird watching and Species Identification Education, Kids Outdoor Art 10AM-12PM building waddle bentwood art, frog and crayfish catching, wild strawberry chomping and much more. Music starts at 10AM with headliner Harper & The Midwest Kind on at 9PM.
SUNDAY: Breakfast and coffee starting at 8AM, Morning Walking Tours Of Future Venue with Bird watching and Species Identification Education, Kids Outdoor Art 10AM-12PM building waddle bentwood art, frog and crayfish catching, wild strawberry chomping and much more. Music starts at 10AM and ending by 6PM.
Early Bird limited tickets range from free for volunteers or email for scholarships to $10 youth per day (5-16 years and under 5 free) or $20 for Youth Weekend Day Ticket, Early Bird for 16+ Adult GA Day Tickets are $20 per day or $30 adult for the weekend GA day tickets without camping ticket with all tiers discounted for limited time. Camping tickets with full weekend festival access are $50 per person for limited amazing rustic sites and $100 for RV pass with power option with camping tickets per person. VIP Tickets are $100 per weekend plus camping or RV tickets that gain you access to backstage and the Lodge with custom bar, speciality food, late jam shows in Lodge, private lodge bathrooms and more!
www.mountmancelona.com Contact us at 231.499.4968 for talent enquires, food and arts vending, volunteer and sponsorship opportunities and to support our effort for this historic Mount Mancelona & community revival! 100% of alcohol proceeds support our partner nonprofits as well as ticket proceeds supporting our youth, veteran and local nonprofit efforts.
A Northern Michigan Music Festival at a historic ski resort known as Mount Mancelona celebrating Music, Food, Recreation, Community, & Sustainability.
July 13-15 EAGLE RUN - Forgotten Eagles Homeless Veterans Fundraiser with 4th Annual Motorcycle/Auto and 1st Annual Side by Side Poker Run, Camping, Arm Wrestling, Mud Wrestling, Mountain Top Race Challenge, Free for Forgotten Eagles and Veteran Discounts, Music by Rock tributes, local and regional, Throwback Silent Disco DJ Tent, and a tribute to Tom Petty with The Insiders on Saturday night.
August 10-12 Mount Mancelona Health & Wellness Gathering - Music, Food, Yoga, Massage, Vending, Speakers, Hikes, Camping, Saunas and Wood Fired Hot Tubs and chance to design the future!
August 24-26 Brew Camp & Microbrew and Music Festival - Craft Beer Camping Villages with micro stages, 3 Main Stages, Silent Disco, Craft Beer Education, and Outdoor Recreation Feastival.
September 14 through December Mountain Concerts, Holiday Events, Outdoor Recreation Events and Festivals Coming Soon! We will have our Quad SaddleSpan 5000 capacity Heated Tent Venue at the base of the Mountain!