Festival Info

General Camping (Tent/ Car)

Camping is definitely the best (and most responsible) way to enjoy the Albino Skunk and SpringSkunk Music Festivals.  The camping fee is $35 per vehicle for General Camping.  The camping fee covers camping for all 3 nights of the festival (it is not a per-night fee). See below for a map of the SkunkFarm showing the camping areas.

ALL CAMPERS MUST HAVE A FESTIVAL PASS FOR THE DAYS/NIGHTS THEY ARE CAMPING. There is no camping the night before you plan to attend the festival.

General Camping | The SkunkFarm has many great places to camp, both in open fields and under tree canopies.  General camping sites are not reserved, so come early to claim your favorite spot!  We also have an area set aside within General Camping for families only.

Facilities | For all SkunkFarm guests, we have port-a-john stations throughout the property, and we have a small bathroom facility to the right of the listening area.  We also have two showers near the Blueberry Hill camping area, and we have fresh water/hand-washing stations sprinkled throughout the property.

Check-out Time | Please clean-up and leave your campsite by noon on Sunday.

RV Camping

ANYONE bringing an RV or Trailer must purchase an RV Pass ($75), regardless of if they’re in a reserved spot or not.

Hook-ups are not available for ANY of our sites, but we do have several water fill stations.

Generators | Generators are allowed ONLY in the RV Lots.  Generators may be used in the RV North Lot anytime and in the RV South Lot and Blueberry Hill ONLY when the stage is shut down.  Excessively loud generators are not allowed at any time.  Generators should be rated at 60dB or less, and no commercial generators should be used.

Facilities | For all SkunkFarm guests, we have port-a-john stations throughout the property, and we have a single-hole bathroom facility to the right of the listening area.  We also have two showers near the Blueberry Hill camping area, and we have fresh water/handwashing stations sprinkled throughout the property.

We have three RV Lots with specific sites that you can reserve in advance when you purchase your pass. The RV North Lot and Blueberry Hill RV Lot are reached through our main entrance on Jordan Road.  The RV South Lot has a separate entrance on Jordan Road (follow the RV Land signs).

RV/Trailer Lot reservations are made according to site number.  See images below for maps of the RV/Trailer Camping areas.

Food & Drink

SkunkFest allows you to bring coolers with food and non-alcoholic beverages into the concert area. There will also be a number of food trucks/ vendors with a variety of tasty offerings (check back closer to the festival for specifics).

NEW COOLER POLICY

SkunkFest is all about the music and having a good time with music-loving friends and family. We work hard to create a festive atmosphere where world-class artists put on their best performances.

In an effort to maintain the safe, relaxed experience we’ve all come to enjoy, we will no longer allow folks to bring alcoholic beverages in coolers into the amphitheater area. You will still be allowed to have a single beverage with you in the music listening area (NO GLASS).

Only coolers with non-alcoholic beverages and foods/snacks will be allowed into the seating area.

Community Tap will still be vending their fine craft brews in the vendor mall area for your convenience. And you will be allowed to return to your camp or vehicle during the fest.

Coolers will be inspected at the Gate and spot checked in the amphitheater area.

Food Vendors

Upcountry Provisions

Our friends from TR are joining us with a variety of baked goods, salads, pizzas, quesadillas, and more for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

The Gravy Train

The Gravy Train is back with its unique spin on the Canadian favorite Poutine. Classic Poutine is a mixture of French fries, cheese curds and brown gravy, but these folks have all kinds, including a breakfast variety!

Cluck, Squeal, & Friends

Get ready for reuben wraps, pork chop sandwiches, and chicken tacos! Available for lunch or dinner.

Paradox Coffee Co

Whatever form of “fuel” your heart desires, be it hot or cold – coffee, lattes, mochas; they’ll even have hot chocolate and smoothies.

The Streatery

Sushi nachos. Enough said.

Those 21+ can also enjoy craft beer and distilled beverages from the following friends of SkunkFest:

Craft Vendors

The following folks will be displaying their craft and selling their wares this year. Be sure to wander up the hill and check them out! For a larger version of their work, click the thumbnail image below!

Cherryfoot Traveling Boutique - Handmade jewelry and upcycled clothing for all budgets and sizes.
Westwind Tie Dye - Tie Dyed clothing and accessories
The Recycled Bean - items handmade from recycled materials.
The Word Emporium - bumper stickers, buttons, magnets, signed artwork, tapestries and patches.
My Favorite Aunt - Jewelry handmade in Raleigh, NC.
The Bearded Bear - Glass Art, pendants, jars, tops, etc.
Nomadic Sol - Nomadic Sol provides a mobile, secure, and 100% solar powered charging station for any portable device.
Anthropoloca Jewelry - Handmade jewels created with hammered metals and modern macrame to evoke your heart's wanderlust and your soul's inner gypsy.
Aspara - Printed cotton and organic cotton clothing. Hard crafted silver jewelry.
Muddy Llama Pottery - Handmade utilitarian stoneware that can be used in your home daily.
Mount Inspiration Apparel Co. - sustainable apparel with positive messages for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.
An artist out of Arden, NC who does wood burning, glass etching, and makes beautiful dream catchers.

Adaline’s Health Emporium will also be here with their all-natural, sugar-free, and caffeine-free Energy drinks.

Festival Rules

Our festival attendance has grown a great deal over the past few years.  We are generally laid back and have relied on the goodwill and common sense of our SkunkBoys, patrons and volunteers to maintain a friendly, safe and enjoyable atmosphere.  To help mitigate some recent growing pains, we ask that you pay strict attention to the following rules.  And, if a SkunkBoy, patron or volunteer points out that you may have overstepped the rules, be polite and respectful. Check yourself, if needed correct yourself, and then continue having a good time.  The items below are products of our patrons’ requests to keep things safe and fun for everyone.

 Glass Bottles

Glass bottles are not allowed ANYWHERE on the property. You may bring a cooler with food, snacks, soft drinks and water into the listening area, but alcoholic beverages are limited to one at a time. If you bring beer or wine to the fest bring it in cans or boxes, and it must be kept in your vehicle or campsite. See the New Cooler Policy here.

Campsite Music

Our campers enjoy hearing the music from the stage throughout the SkunkFarm.  Please be respectful of your camping neighbors, and do not play amplified music loud enough to disturb your neighbors.  Also, please refrain from playing ANY amplified music after midnight.

 Campfires

You may have a small campfire under the following conditions:  someone must tend to any active campfire; campfires may only be started in the provided fire rings; you may be asked to put out any fires that appear to be inappropriate.

 Generators

Generators are allowed ONLY in the RV Lots. Generators may be used in the RV North Lot **anytime** and in the RV South Lot and Blueberry Hill **ONLY when the stage is shut down.** Excessively loud generators are not allowed at any time. Generators should be rated at 70dB or less, and no commercial generators should be used. If your generator is too loud, we may ask you to shut it down. Please be respectful and comply.

 Trash/Recycling

Please be a responsible SkunkFarm camper and deposit all trash and recyclables into the appropriate receptacles.  Glass bottles are not allowed on the property. Recycling containers are for aluminum and plastic only.  Don’t forget that you are using someone else’s property – please treat it with respect and make sure to clean up after yourselves.  Please take all trash and recycling to the top of the hill and deposit it in the correct receptacle!

We will provide a water station in the listening area if you’d like to bring a reusable bottle and eliminate the need to carry and dispose of plastic water bottles.

Campers – Please plan ahead to pack out and recycle your own recyclables, rather than leaving them with us to sort and handle. The volume collected from campsites has grown greatly in recent years, and unfortunately there’s been a lot of glass mixed into the stream.

 Smoking

Tobacco Products and Electronic Cigarettes are prohibited in the Listening Area, Kiddie Land and Food and Vendor Areas. The listening area is ANYWHERE that you can see the stage. If you choose to partake in these habits, we ask that you restrict usage to your private camping area or parking lot. And don’t forget that no one likes a litter-bug, so make sure to deposit your butts (and other left-overs) in the trash receptacles. The stand of Bamboo plants to the left of the stage is a really, really bad place to throw cigarette butts. Don’t be that guy. Please don’t be that guy.

 Check-Out Time

We ask that all campers be packed up and headed out by NOON on Sunday.

The following items are prohibited on SkunkFest property:

  • Illegal drugs / drug paraphernalia
  • Weapons
  • Glass bottles or containers of any kind
  • Unlicensed vending
  • Motorized vehicles (golf carts, ATVs, etc.)

ALL VEHICLES ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH

For Our Lil Skunks

Once again this year, we’ll have some great children’s concerts and activities at the Kidthedral behind the Hippie Bus!

The SkunkFarm has lots of fun for the kids, including tree swings, The Jolley Skunk Wilderness Kingdom Playground, The SkunkArt Bus and fun nature trails!  We also have The Skunk View Drive-In Movie in the evenings.  Bring your kid’s wagon or kiddie car for them to watch outdoor movies in KiddieLand.

Parents – make sure to keep an eye on the kids — a small fish pond is located on the property. (There may be some large fish in there too!)  We’ve experienced some property damage from unsupervised kids in the past, so please keep up with them. Also, while we have children’s activities that provide great entertainment for them, please note that we are not babysitters.

  • Fall 2017 Kiddieland Schedule

  • THURSDAY

    Dusk – Outdoor movies/cartoons

    FRIDAY

    3pm – 6pm(ish) – Crafts

    4:30pm – Gum Tree Canoe performs fun ole time tunes

    5:30pm – You Knew Me When performs kid-friendly indie folk

    Dusk – Outdoor movies/cartoons

    SATURDAY

    12pm – 2pm – Crafts

    2pm – Running Turtle performs Shel Silverstein songs and more

    3:30pm – Ms. Lynne and Friends Interactive Music Adventure

    4:30pm – Skunk Kids Parade!

    5pm(ish) – Tim TV & Secret Cirkus performance

    Dusk – Outdoor movies/cartoons