Festival: Camping

Camp in Wassaic on the Luther Barn field!

Information for Campers


CAMPING: $80 per person on site
Get your tickets HERE

Overnight visitors must reserve parking via Eventbrite and use designated overnight parking facilities.

Kids under 10 camp free!

All guests are encouraged to stay for the entirety of the festival at the Wassaic Project’s campground. You cannot stay before or after the festival dates.

There are no refunds for camping fees.



Interested in camping for free? Our volunteers who work two four-hour shifts or more get free camping and five drink tickets. Shifts can be done in one day or over the whole weekend. For more information about volunteering please contact summerfest@wassaicproject.org.


No camping equipment will be provided at the site. Tents, stoves, and sleeping bags can be rented cheaply at tenttrails.com (located in Manhattan) or thunderbirdtepee.com (located in Brooklyn). There are no cars allowed on the campground itself, but parking is close by. Please note that we allow only gas camping stoves at the camping grounds.

What should I bring?

Sun block
Bug spray
A hat for shade
Snacks or picnic meals
A refillable water bottle
Warm clothes! (sometimes it gets cool at night)
A flashlight
Comfortable shoes

What should I NOT bring?

A grill or any open flame
Your dog

Other Lodging Options

Local B&Bs

Hilltop House Bed & Breakfast

43 Depot Hill Road, Amenia, NY 12501

Alpen Haus
49 Powder House Rd., Amenia, NY

Wing’s Castle
717 Bangall Rd
Millbrook, NY 12545

No. 9 Restaurant & Inn

53 Main Street, Millerton, NY 12546

Starbuck Inn Bed & Breakfast
88 North Main Street, Kent, CT 06757


Iron Masters Motor Inn
229 Main St,
Lakeville, CT 06039
(860) 435-9844

Sharon Country Inn
1 Calkinstown Rd
Sharon, Ct 060609

Alternative Camping

Macedonia State Park
159 Macedonia Brook Rd.
Kent, CT 06757

Housatonic Meadows State Park
Sharon, CT, 06069
You can also check Airbnb.com for local rentals during the festival weekend.  Note: rentable space is up to the discretion of Wassaic’s local residents; availability is not guaranteed.


Photo by Brian Wain

Photo by Brian Wain

Photo by Margaret Inga Wiatrowski

Photo by Margaret Inga Wiatrowski

Camping on the Luther Barn Field

Camping on the Luther Barn Field

Wassaic Project Summer Festival // Photo by Scott Indermaur

Wassaic Project Summer Festival // Photo by Scott Indermaur

Wassaic Project Summer Festival August 13-15, 2010

Photo by Brian WainPhoto by Margaret Inga WiatrowskiCamping on the Luther Barn FieldWassaic Project Summer Festival // Photo by Scott Indermaur