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Hippie Fest - Salisbury, NC

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Rowan County Fairgrounds

1560 Julian Road

Salisbury, NC 28146

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Hippie Fest is a grassroots festival where free-spirited people from across the country gather to celebrate peace, love, and all things groovy! Returning to Rowan County Fairground in Salisbury, NC May 11 & 12, 2019. Featuring live music, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, tipsy-hippie tiki bar, and more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It's groovy baby!

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

Event Date:
Saturday May 11 & Sunday May 12, 2019 (Rain or Shine)

Noon - 7pm (Both Days)

Rowan County Fairgrounds
1560 Julian Rd, Salisbury, NC 28146

Single Day Pass: $10
Two-Day Pass: $15
Kids 10 & under free (no ticket necessary)

Except for vendors, on-site camping is not permitted at this event.

Vendor Registration:
Single Space (10' x 10') - $150
Double Space (10' x 20') - $240
Food Vendor Fee - $275
Fee includes both festival days.

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

Please note: Hippie Fest is a rain or shine event. Ticket and vendor registration fees are non-refundable. In attending, guests/participants assume all risk and liability associated with participating in the event and release Hippie Fest, its organizers, and the venue from all liability for injury and/or property damage that may result.

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 participate :D Fun prize categories and trophies for winners. More info at HippieFest.org/Car-Show. May the grooviest ride win!

MAY 11 & 12, 2019
Noon - Festival gates open
Noon - Over 150 artisan vendor booths open
Noon - Vintage hippie car show begins
Noon - Giant bubble garden opens
Noon - DIY Tie-dye station opens
Noon - Tipsy-Hippie Tiki Bar opens
3pm - Interactive Drum Circle

Noon - Live Music with Fred Heintz - Soulful Acoustic
1pm - The Maggie Valley Band - Grassroots Americana
3:15pm to 4:45pm - Sugarshine - Sunny Reggae
5pm to 7pm - Trauma Illinois - Jubilant Rock

After-Hours Entertainment
7pm - 10pm - Freewheelin' Mamas - Americana

Noon - Royal Johnson - Southern Rock
2:30pm - The Hunts - Harmonic Folk/Rock
5pm - Gooseberry Jam - Roots Rock
6pm - Bliss Hippy - Hippie Americana

Additional Performances By:
GLOvation - Stilt-walking hippies

Over the Moon Productions - Hippie Cirque Troupe
Good Clean Fun - One man band / juggling
CandelFirth - Celtic Duo
Richard Moons with Drummatic Expressions
Tokyo “Toke” - Singer Songwriter
Old Traveling Thomas - Appalachian Storyteller
Gravity Check Juggling - Hippie juggling duo
Dave Coffell - Acoustic Singer / Songwriter
Joyfulbubbles - Giant bubble extraordinaire
Snow Wolf - Native flute
Grover Windham - Carolina Singer / Songwriter
Raintree Roots - Flow / hoop workshops
Dixie Dave - Acoustic Singer / Songwriter
Treux Spice Road - Gypsy Dance Troupe
Imagine Circus - Giant hippies
Mermaid Kaia
Ashley Sokolowski - Hoop / Fire Performer
Solomon Spencer - Inspiring Singer / Songwriter
Aubrey Matthew - Acoustic Singer / Songwriter
HoopGypsy - Hippie Hooper
& more!

Entertainment schedule subject to change.


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

Can tickets be purchased at the gate?
No. Tickets must be reserved in advance for this event through 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.

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.

Is on-site camping available?
On-site camping is only available to vendors, entertainers, and hippie car show participants. Guest camping is not available.

How much are kids tickets?
Kids ages 10 and under are free and do not need tickets. Anyone else needs their own admission ticket.

Is this a pet friendly event?
Dogs are welcome if dressed as a hippie :) Please clean up after your pooch.

When can guests arrive?
Gates open at noon on Saturday May 11, 2019. Guests will be admitted after gates open.

What are the festival hours?
Festival hours are NOON - 7pm Saturday May 11 and NOON - 7pm Sunday May 12.

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.

Are coolers allowed?
No outside food or beverages are permitted. Food, beverages, and alcoholic refreshments will be available for purchase at the festival.

How do I sign up to become a vendor?
Vendor information and the online registration form can be found at HippieFest.org/Vendor-Registration

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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Rowan County Fairgrounds

1560 Julian Road

Salisbury, NC 28146

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