Tips & Frequently Asked Questions.

What is LivelyLands sustainability platform?

We are committed to being a sustainable festival while providing a magical experience to all attendees so please email info@thelivelylands.com with any questions.

How do I get to LivelyLands?

Getting to Leelanau County
Traverse City's Cherry Capital Airport is the closest airport to LivelyLands events but can be expensive. Grand Rapids Airport often offers more frequent and affordable flights. For more details, visit our Getting Here page for information about getting to Leelanau County. 

Getting to LivelyLands Events
LivelyLands events are located at 3 different venues over 3 days. Visit the LivelyLands Map to see where events are located. Check our schedule to see when it's all happening.

Is there parking?

On-site parking is provided. To encourage carpooling, there is a $10 parking fee for cars with less than 3 people in them. Fill up your car, park for free! Stay tuned for more parking and shuttle information. 

Can I bring my kids?

Yes! Kids under 12 are free, welcome, and encouraged! 

Where do I pick up my tickets?

Tickets are available to pick-up at all LivelyLands events at the ticket booth. Just be sure to bring your ID. You are able to pick up all the tickets you purchased or you can assign them when you buy them so your guest(s) can pick them up upon arrival. 

What can I bring to the Saturday Festival?

We want you to be comfortable for a full day of music and fun. Some items we suggest are: 
Lawn chairs
Refillable water bottles
Sun Umbrellas

Will there be food vendors?

Food trucks will be available all day Saturday along with beer, wine, and ciders available for purchase. Coolers will not be permitted inside the festival area. Bluegrass Brunch admission includes your breakfast tacos. Come hungry!

Will there be compost, recycling or trash bins? 

Yes!  Bay Area Recycling for Charities (BARC) will provide LivelyLands with compost, recycling and trash bins!

Will my friend be able to purchase tickets on-site?  

As long as tickets are available, we are happy to accept all major credit cards and cash!

Is smoking permitted at LivelyLands?

Smoking is permitted in designated areas, only.  This is a family friendly event so please respect the venues and each other by only smoking in designated areas and make sure to place all butts in the bins provided. Drop beats, not butts!

What do I need if I’m camping?

Camping gear (tent, sleeping bags, blankets, etc.)
Flashlight or lantern
Water containers
Swim Suit to cool/rinse off in the river
Solar shower, if you don't want to bath in the lake like the locals
Camp stove
Dishes, cutlery, pots & pans
Biodegradable dish soap

Please also avoid using any disposable products that are not biodegradable. Bring a water bottle, a cup, and any re-usable dish ware you might need. 


Can I bring alcohol?

Attendees are not permitted to bring alcohol into LivelyLands events.