Hippie Fest - Michigan 2023 (Fall)

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Hippie Fest - Michigan 2023 (Fall)

Hippie Fest is a family-friendly art and music festival featuring vibrant entertainment for all ages. It's groovy baby!

When and where

Date and time


Val-Du-Lakes Resort 1511 North Wilson Road Mears, MI 49436

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 1 day 7 hours
  • Mobile eTicket
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Hippie Fest is a grassroots arts festival featuring vibrant entertainment for all ages. Everyone is invited! Coming to Val-Du-Lakes Resort in Mears, MI September 9 & 10, 2023. Featuring live music, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, and so much more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It's groovy baby!

Due to crowd size and parking limitations, tickets must be reserved online in advance. Limited tickets available.

Event Date:

Saturday September 9 and Sunday September 10, 2023 (Rain or Shine)


Noon - 7pm both days


Val-Du-Lakes Resort

1511 N Wilson Rd, Mears, MI 49436


$20 single day tickets / $30 two-day tickets

Kids 10 & under free (no ticket necessary)

Tickets must be reserved in advance for this event.

An age identification wristband is required for anyone drinking at the festival site (available for $5 with valid ID at the festival entrance).

Vendor Registration:

Single Space (10' x 10') - $225

Double Space (10' x 20') - $350

Food Vendor Fee - $275

Find vendor info and the online registration form at HippieFest.org/Vendor-Registration.

Hippie Car Show Registration:

Do you or someone you know own a vintage Volkswagen or hippie bus? We want you to be part of the hippie car show at Hippie Fest! Free to particpate. Fun prize categories and trophies for winners. More info at HippieFest.org/Car-Show. May the grooviest ride win!

Note: Hippie Fest is a rain or shine event. Ticket and vendor registration fees are non-refundable. With participation, guest/participant assumes all risk and liability associated with participating in the event and releases Hippie Fest, its organizers, and the venue from all liability for injury and/or property damage that may result.



Details vary for each festival date and location. Please check details for each festival.

Can tickets be purchased at the gate?

Tickets must be purchased online and cannot be purchased at the gate. Tickets are sold in advance to plan for traffic, parking, and safety protocols.

How do I purchase tickets?

Festival tickets can be purchased online at https://www.hippiefest.org via Eventbrite

How are tickets delivered?

Once purchased, tickets are delivered via email. Guests have the choice of printing tickets or displaying the electronic ticket on your phone at the festival gate. We recommend printing tickets ahead of time in case you are not able to access tickets on your phone the day of the festival.

Are pets allowed?

Due to crowd size and for the safety of guests, pets are not permitted at the festival venue.

Is on-site camping available?

There are a limited number of on-site camping spaces availble to vendors and festival guests. Those interested in camping should contact Val-Du-Lakes Campground at (231) 873-2267. Please note: The on-site campground is not affiliated with Hippie Fest. Val-Du-Lakes charges a fee to camp. Camping is not included in the vendor registration fee or festival admission price.

I purchased tickets but have not received them. What should I do?

You may have made a typo when you entered your email address for the ticket purchase. Please email Info@HippieFest.org with the name you purchased tickets under and a valid email address and we will re-send the tickets for you.

How much are kids tickets?

Kids ages 10 and under are free and do not need tickets. Anyone else needs their own admission ticket to attend.

When can guests arrive?

Gates open at noon. Guests will be admitted at that time.

What are the festival hours?

Festival hours are NOON - 7pm both days

How do I sign up to become a vendor?

Vendor information and the online registration form can be found at HippieFest.org/Vendor-Registration

Will alcohol be served?

Beer and mixed drinks will be available for purchase at the festival. No outside alcohol permitted. An age verification wristband is required for anyone consuming alcohol on site. Age verification wristbands are available at the festival entrance for $5 with valid ID.

Can I bring a lawn chair?

Yes, lawn chairs are encouraged 🙂 Relax and enjoy the groovy entertainment!

Have other questions?

Please email Info@HippieFest.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

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