September 5 & 6, 2020
Blue Heron Landing RV Campground | Cottageville, WV
10 AM Saturday, Sept 5
1 AM Monday, Sept 7
Campers must depart by noon on Sept. 7
Please read all of the information here and check in for more information as more plans develop!
Location and Directions
On the banks of Mill Creek, Blue Heron Landing RV campground is located in Cottageville, WV.
We are easily accessible from Interstate I-77 and Rt 2.
From Interstate 77 take the Ripley Exit 138. We are 7.9 miles south on Rt. 62. Follow the interstate signs.
RV and Tent camping are available. Space is limited, so get your tickets early.
Please bring your own camping gear, including: tents, ground tarps, sleeping bags, flashlights, portable chargers, etc. Campers will have access to port-o-potties all day and night. We will also provide water bottle filling stations.
RV camping includes full hookup to water, electric, and sewer. We have no RV dry camping available. No car camping in the parking areas.
Please assist our waste management team and discard all materials in the proper bins. Bring only what you need for the weekend, choose bulk and reusable items over disposables, and pick up after yourself when you are packing up your campsite, including every single cigarette butt.
We ask that all campers clean their personal site and be off the property by Monday, September, by noon.
Parking staff and volunteers will show you where to park when you arrive. We ask that you be patient. This is a our first festival, plus we need to make sure everyone is parked safely. Please do not park without instruction. Parking for all vehicles 20’6″ or less is included with your admission ticket. Those who need to leave during the festival must inform our staff upon arrival. All others should expect to park their car for the entirety of the festival unless there is an emergency. All vehicles are subject to search. CARPOOL to reduce our carbon footprint and to best use of limited parking space. Parking is not allowed in the festival area. Once parked you can walk the short distance or take a shuttle to the ticket gate. From there you will be guided to the camping areas.
Food and beverage options will be available at reasonable prices with vegetarian and vegan options. Personal coolers are permitted on site and will be searched.
21+ to drink, strictly, we will check IDs – no underage drinking!
No outside alcohol
NO GLASS BOTTLES – this is an important safety precaution as people might be barefoot and our recycling center no longer takes glass.
No illegal substances – all local laws will be enforced
No fighting (you will be immediately ejected from the festive with no refund)
No pets/animals of any kind (see service animal policy)
No crossing fences to the neighbor's property.
No personal golf carts or motorized ATVs
No personal fires
No unauthorized amplified music (please be respectful of your neighbors)
No unauthorized vending
Parking in designated areas ONLY (violators will be asked to move repeatedly, then towed)
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Throw away your trash and recycle your cans and plastic bottles
Mill Creek Music Fest is a family friendly event, but anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Kids ages 5-10 will be $5 at the gate, cash only. Children 4 and under will be free of charge.
Do not litter. Please take everything with you when you leave. Be considerate of the property. The North end of the field is a wetland and is not accessible. Please no wading into the wetlands. Not only is it disruptive to wildlife, but you're likely to lose your shoes in the process. Anyone who is being generally disrespectful, causing problems, or caught damaging property will be ejected without refund. Cars and coolers will be searched upon arrival to the festival grounds.
Vending, Volunteering, and Sponsors
Check back soon for vendor and sponsor applications!
Thanks for your interest in vending at Mill Creek Music Fest. We're looking for friendly, music-loving folks.
Craft/Art and Food Vendor applications are attached.
Setup: Friday, September 4 2020 (strictly vendors and staff only)
Festival: September 5 & 6
Breakdown: Monday, September 7(strictly vendors and staff only)
Direct all vending questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
ADA & Service Animals (No Pets)
Mill Creek Music Fest is an ADA compliant event. Disclaimer: The campground is gravel and used to be a hayfield. You can expect hills, grassy fields, and a dirt road. We will offer ADA compliant Port-o-potties.
Millcreek Music Festival supports the rights and attendance of all persons with disabilities that rely on the special skills of a trained service animal. What we DO NOT support are pets being misrepresented by their owners as service animals, when in fact they are not. So please, don’t do it. Leave your pet at home. It is a crime to misrepresent a pet as a service animal. Those who bring their non-service animals to the festival will be ejected from the festival site without refund. You must provide proper documentation for your service animal to gain entry to the festival.
Frequently Asked Questions
How big are the campsites?
There is ample space for camping. All attendees should expect a short walk from their vehicle to their campsite. Please be respectful of your neighbors and listen to our parking staff who work diligently to make sure everyone is camped comfortably and safely.
Is parking included with my festival pass? Where is parking?
Yes! Please park where you are told to. We have limited space, and want to be sure that safety is always considered. Vehicles that inappropriately park will be towed. Let the parking attendants know if you're staying all weekend, one day, or if you plant to leave. Parking is only a few minutes walk from the music venue and is near the entrance of the campground. All vehicles are subject to search. Please be flexible with our parking staff whose first priority is maintaining everyone’s safety. We strongly encourage carpooling to reduce our carbon footprint as well as save space.
Can I arrive at Mill Creek Music Fest before gates open?
Sorry, but no. We will be working hard to make sure everything is ready as well as making sure bands and vendors are ready to go before YOU arrive.
My friends want to camp together, is this possible?
Most likely. Arrive at the same time, and our team will try to accommodate your group. We can't guarantee that you will camp together, but we can guarantee we will do our best to make it happen for you.
There are no personal fires allowed, but what about charcoal grills, propane grills, or portable raised fire pits?
No raised fire pits or personal fires of any kind. Charcoal or propane grills are acceptable. We’re sorry for any inconvenience, but safety is always our #1 priority.