Festival: FAQ

Wassaic Project Summer Festival

Wassaic Project Summer Festival

Wassaic Project Summer Festival August 13-15, 2010

Let's Fly a Kite!  At MASS MoCA!

Let's Fly a Kite! At MASS MoCA!

Thomas Wesley Stern, Festival 2011

Thomas Wesley Stern, Festival 2011

Wassaic Project Summer Festival

Wassaic Project Summer Festival

Wassaic Project Summer Festival August 13-15, 2010

Festival 2010 // Photo by Scott Indermaur

Festival 2010 // Photo by Scott Indermaur

Checking out the height on the Maxon Mill shafts

Checking out the height on the Maxon Mill shafts

Abraham Mcnally,

Abraham Mcnally, "Untitled"

Photo by Jonathan Donnell

Photo by Jonathan Donnell

Tony Turner,

Tony Turner, "Blue Mountain Drive"

Bowie Zunino,

Bowie Zunino, "Obsessions"

Henry Klimowicz

Henry Klimowicz

Artwork by Joshua Frankel

Artwork by Joshua Frankel

Artwork by Jackie Mock // Photo by Brian Wane

Artwork by Jackie Mock // Photo by Brian Wane

Artwork by Lauren Adelman, Janine Iversen, and Lori Merhige

Artwork by Lauren Adelman, Janine Iversen, and Lori Merhige

Artwork by Sarah Walko & Elias Ragues

Artwork by Sarah Walko & Elias Ragues

Wassaic Project Summer FestivalLet's Fly a Kite!  At MASS MoCA!Thomas Wesley Stern, Festival 2011Wassaic Project Summer FestivalFestival 2010 // Photo by Scott IndermaurChecking out the height on the Maxon Mill shaftsAbraham Mcnally, "Untitled"Photo by Jonathan DonnellTony Turner, "Blue Mountain Drive"Bowie Zunino, "Obsessions"Henry KlimowiczArtwork by Joshua FrankelArtwork by Jackie Mock // Photo by Brian WaneArtwork by Lauren Adelman, Janine Iversen, and Lori MerhigeArtwork by Sarah Walko & Elias Ragues

When is the Festival?

The first weekend in August every year. The 2014 Festival is August 1st-3rd.

 

How do I get to Wassaic?

We recommend the train! The Wassaic Project is easily accessible on the Metro North Harlem line. We’re about a 10 minute walk from the train station, and we’ll be running shuttles to and from the station throughout the festival. Or, you can drive. Use Google Maps for directions to the project site. There is limited parking available in the town of Wassaic, so carpooling is strongly encouraged.More information about getting to the festival here.

 

Where do I park?

There is limited street parking available in the town of Wassaic, and carpooling is strongly encouraged. Parking is available in the Pawling Rubber parking lot located at 32 Nelson Hill Road, Wassaic NY, on Saturday, Sunday, and after 5pm on Thursday and Friday.  There is additional parking for a small fee at the Wassaic Fire Station located at 27 Firehouse Road, Wassaic, NY.

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
Mojo

What should I NOT bring?

A grill or any open flame
Your dog
GLASS BOTTLES

Is there an admission fee?

Admission to the Wassaic Project exhibitions and performances is FREE for everyone. But keep in mind that you’re seeing over 15 bands… FREE!! That is crazy. So consider a donation to help us do what we do. We suggest $5 per adult.

Can I volunteer?

Contribute to the Festival in a totally different way by becoming a Festival Volunteer!  Each volunteer shift will be 4 hours. Shifts can be done in one day or over the whole weekend.

Here are the rewards for volunteering:

Star Volunteer: 1 shift (4 hours total): 2 drink tickets and our thanks!

Super Star Volunteer: 2 shifts (8 hours total): 5 drink tickets, free camping (a $40 value), and our thanks!

All Star Volunteer: 3 shifts (12 hours total): 5 drink tickets, a Homeward Found t-shirt, hand silkscreened in our printshop in Wassaic, free camping (a $40 value) and our thanks!

Interested?  email summerfest@wassaicproject.org

Can I rent my space to Festival guests?

Yes!  We encourage local residents to rent their extra space for the Festival Weekend.  Click here for more information on how to list your space on Airbnb.com.

Who can I contact about the Festival?

Contact us at summerfest@wassaicproject.org