Camp Punksylvania Information
September 1 - 3, 2023
Circle Drive-In Theater
1911 Scranton Carbondale Highway
Dickson City, Scranton, PA
Friday: 3pm - 9pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 9pm
Friday: 4pm - 11pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 11pm (coffee & breakfast served at 9am at Whiptail Coffee and concessions)
There will be 51 bands playing on 3 stages over 3 days. Set times do not overlap. Three-day passes are on sale now. VIP passes are sold out and no more will be released. Camp Punksylvania music and camping festival is ALL AGES. Kids under 10 get in FREE and do not require a ticket. Attendees under 18 must be accompanied by someone over 18.
Re-entry is permitted as long as you have your credentials. You will be subject to search upon each re-entry.
WHERE CAN I BUY FESTIVAL TICKETS?
You can purchase all passes at https://camp-punksylvania.ticketleap.com/2023/
HOW CAN I GET A REFUND?
All sales are final. There are no refunds, however you can transfer your ticket to whoever you’d like.
IF I WANT TO GIVE MY TICKET TO SOMEONE ELSE, WHAT DO I DO?
All you need to do is log into open your ticket email or log in to your Ticketleap account and hit transfer tickets for the event.
I CAN’T FIND MY TICKET / HOW DO I DOWNLOAD MY TICKET?
WHERE DO I PICK UP MY MERCH BUNDLE?
All merch bundles can be picked up at the Official Camp Punx Merch Market. Market hours are: Friday Sept 1 4pm til 11pm, Saturday & Sunday 11am til 11pm.
HOW DO I GET UPDATES ABOUT CAMP STUFF?
Join our mailing list here!
WHAT IS THE DEAL WITH CHECK IN? HOW DOES THAT GO?
It’s easy, but be patient with us! You’ll pull up to the box office and be greeted by a couple Camp Counselors. They’ll scan your tickets, check your ID and issue your credentials. You will then be guided by a parking Camp Counselor to your destination.
DO I HAVE TO CARRY MY CAMPING STUFF FROM MY CAR IF I DON’T HAVE CAR CAMPING?
There are unloading stations at the entrance of Camper’s Cove. You will be able to park at the unloading station and bring your stuff into your site in the Cove. Once you are done unloading, you’ll be guided by a parking Camp Counselor to the stationary lot to keep your car for the duration of the fest. This will also allow you to use your vehicle, should you need to run to the store or anything!
HOW DO I GET ACCESS TO THE FIRE STAGE AFTER PARTIES?
All live music is included in your ticket price! All tickets holders will have full access to the Fire Stage After Parties as well as the Main Stage and Sampler Stage. Fire Stage kicks off at 1030pm and is located inside Camper’s Cove.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER OFFICIAL EVENTS HAPPENING THAT ARE OFF-SITE?
There are no official Camp Punksylvania events off-site during the festival. This year, everything is located directly at The Circle Drive-In.
WHAT TIME DOES ___ BAND PLAY?
Gates open at 4:00pm on Friday and 11:00am on Saturday and Sunday. For festival artist set times, visit the lineups page closer to the event, or check our social media.
IS CAMP PUNKSYLVANIA ALL AGES?
Camp Punksylvania is ALL AGES! Kids under 10 get in FREE with a guardian ticket holder and do require a ticket. Even though Camp Punx is a family friendly event, YOU are responsible for your child and their well being. This is still a punk fest and we are not babysitters. EVERYONE must have a valid Driver’s License or Passport if you plan to drink, NO EXCEPTIONS!
CAN I BRING ____ TO THE FESTIVAL?
Prohibited items and rules for Camp Punksylvania are below:
No illegal substances
No pets. Service dogs must be pre-registered
No weapons of any kind
No professional recording equipment without permit (photo, video or audio)
No gang activity
No racism, sexism. You will be removed.
All prohibited items will be confiscated with no promise of return.
CAN I WEAR MY BATTLE VEST WITH SPIKES?
You sure can!
ARE THERE LOCKERS AT THE FESTIVAL?
Nope! There is re-entry, so feel free to leave your goodies at your campsite or in your car. You can access them at any time.
DO YOU HAVE A BAG POLICY?
Bags IN the Fest grounds are subject to search.
IS THERE AN ADA SECTION AT THE FESTIVAL?
Yes! There is ADA camping with restrooms & ADA areas & restrooms throughout Fest grounds.
WHEN WILL VIP TICKETS BE ON SALE?
VIP Tickets for 2023 are SOLD OUT!
WHAT IF I HAVE TO LEAVE EARLY? HOW CAN I GET MY CAR BACK INTO THE CAMPGROUND TO LOAD UP AND GET OUT?
If you need to leave early, please find a Camp Counselor and let them know. We will make sure a path is cleared for you and you have access to your things.
I WILL NOT BE A HAPPY CAMPER. WHERE CAN I STAY?
No worries! There are tons of accommodations in the area. Check our our recommendations here.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CAMP GROUNDS AND FEST GROUNDS?
Once you enter the gates, you are within the festival grounds and the campgrounds. There are set “camping zones,” which are not the main fest grounds where the music takes place.
ARE THERE ASSIGNED CAMPING SPOTS?
There are no actual assigned spots, however there are designated camping zones. For example, when zone 1 is full, campers will be placed in zone 2 and so on.
CAN I CAMP NEXT TO MY FRIENDS IF I ARRIVE LATE?
Your best shot at being placed together is arriving together. We cannot guarantee the rate at which each zone will fill up and cannot allow entry into a full lot for safety reasons.
WHAT IS THE SHOWER SITUATION?
There will be a shower trailer located directly behind concessions for a small fee.
WHAT IF I DON’T FEEL SAFE?
PLEASE TELL US. If any any moment, you feel unsafe, uncomfortable, or anything negative, please find a Camp Counselor and express what is happening. We will do whatever we can to assist you. Camp is a safe space for all, and this is very important to us. Please let us know.
WHERE ARE THE BATHROOM FACILITIES?
General admission campers and attendees will have access to tons of ports potties dispersed throughout the festival. VIP attendees will have access to indoor rest rooms with full-flushing toilets, air conditioning and running water. You MUST have your credentials to access the VIP bathrooms.
WHAT TIME DO BATHROOMS/SHOWERS CLOSE?
Porta potties never close, however we will be locking some briefly throughout the day to ensure cleanliness. Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty on-site and you won’t have to wait too long.
Showers and VIP bathrooms close at 11pm.
IS THERE ALCOHOL FOR PURCHASE?
Yeah! The event is also BYOB, so feel free to do your thing.
WHAT KIND OF FOOD IS AVAILABLE?
Food trucks and concessions at the festival offer everything from egg rolls to homestyle BBQ.
IS THERE ICE FOR SALE?
Yes, in concessions.
CAN I CAMP NEXT TO MY VEHICLE?
If you have a Car Camping pass, yes. If you do not, you can always purchase an add-on. This will allow you and 4 other attendees to camp at your vehicle. Car camping spots are an average of 10x20.
IF MY FRIENDS DON’T HAVE VIP, BUT I DO, CAN THEY CAMP WITH ME?
Yep. As long as ONE member of the group has a VIP camping pass, 4 campers total can hang at the site.
ARE GENERATORS ALLOWED?
Generators are not allowed in GA camping. VIP campers may bring a small generator, however it must be personal sized and have a proper exhaust.
CAN I BRING MY PET?
No pets of any kind are allowed on the festival grounds with the exception of certified service animals.
WILL I BE SEARCHED?
All bags will be searched upon entry to fest grounds.
WHAT TIME CAN I SHOW UP?
Gates open at 4pm Friday and 10am on Saturday and Sunday.
CAN I UPGRADE TO VIP?
VIP is SOLD OUT.
HOW MANY STAGES AND BANDS ARE THERE?
There are a total of 3 stages and 51 bands. No music overlaps!
WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO DO BESIDES MUSIC?
Tons! We have interactive games, scavenger hunts, workshops, market shopping, jam sessions and more.
HOW CAN I APPLY TO VOLUNTEER?
Thanks for your interest! Head over here and fill out the form.
IS THERE WIFI?
There is no public WiFi available.
HOW CAN I GET MY BAND ON THE LINEUP FOR NEXT YEAR?
Keep an eye out in early October for band submissions! You’ll be able to fill out a form on our website. Please DO NOT submit your band to us before this or any other way. Please keep in mind we get TONS of band submissions and it is impossible for us to respond to each and every one. Riot Squad Media is committed to listening to EVERY single submission that comes in, and we will reach out to you if we have a spot.
WILL THERE BE COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS?
Riot Squad Media is continuing to follow the safest guidelines and procedures for our events. We are committed to following all requirements by the state if Pennsylvania and the city of Scranton.