Aug 1-4

Enjoy Your Life Podcast Episode 93
Tuesday July 2, 2024

Enjoy Your Life Podcast Episode 93: Ask Zale – 10 More Years Featuring Zale Schoenborn


In the latest episode of the Enjoy Your Life podcast, Episode 93: Ask Zale – 10 More Years, we delve into an insightful conversation with Zale Schoenborn, the visionary behind Pickathon. This episode offers a rich blend of wisdom and perspective on creating a fulfilling life, intertwined with Zale’s unique experiences and outlook.

Enjoy Your Journey: Insights from Zale Schoenborn

In Episode 93, Zale Schoenborn discusses the future of Pickathon and his vision for the next decade. His insights are not only about the festival itself but also about living a life of purpose and joy. Zale’s reflections resonate deeply with the core message of the Enjoy Your Life podcast, encouraging listeners to find meaning and happiness in their everyday lives.

Zale answers questions about what the next ten years hold for Pickathon, sharing his thoughts on sustainability, innovation, and community-building. He emphasizes the importance of adapting and evolving while staying true to the festival’s roots. Zale also discusses the integration of wellness activities into the festival, aligning with the goals of the Enjoy Your Life podcast to promote a holistic approach to living well.

Pickathon’s Journey: Past, Present, and Future

The Origins of Pickathon

In the podcast, Zale Schoenborn shares the humble beginnings of Pickathon, reflecting on how a small gathering of music lovers transformed into a renowned festival. What started as a grassroots event has grown into a celebration of music, community, and sustainability. The festival’s commitment to showcasing diverse genres and creating an inclusive environment has been central to its ethos since day one.

The Threat of Extinction

The conversation turns poignant as Zale discusses the potential threat of extinction that loomed over Pickathon. Financial challenges, logistical hurdles, and the impact of the global pandemic put the festival’s future at risk. However, the resilience and dedication of the Pickathon team and its community have been pivotal in navigating these obstacles.

The Future of the Farm

Looking ahead, Zale expresses optimism and excitement for the future of Pickathon. The festival’s home, Pendarvis Farm, is more than just a venue—it’s a sanctuary for creativity and connection. The future plans include enhancing the festival experience with more sustainable practices, innovative programming, and deeper community engagement. The integration of wellness activities such as yoga and meditation is also set to enrich the festival atmosphere, aligning perfectly with the “Enjoy Your Life” podcast’s focus on holistic living.

“Enjoy Your Journey”Listen to the Full Episode

For a comprehensive dive into Pickathon’s story and Zale’s vision for the future, tune into the full episode of the “Enjoy Your Life” podcast. You can listen to it here!

More Pickathon Insights

Wellness and Happiness in Happy Valley, Oregon

A significant theme of the Enjoy Your Life podcast is wellness and happiness, making it a perfect companion to the Wellness Lineup at Pickathon. Held in the serene and picturesque Happy Valley, Oregon, Pickathon’s Wellness Lineup includes activities such as yoga, meditation, and mindfulness sessions. These activities are designed to help festival-goers find balance and joy, much like the ethos of the Enjoy Your Life podcast.

Additionally, exploring the 2024 Pickathon Wellness Lineup can provide a glimpse into the enriching activities planned for this year’s event.

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Enjoy Your Journey – Get Involved 

Feeling inspired? Experience the magic of Pickathon yourself. Get your tickets here and join us in Happy Valley, Oregon, from August 1-4, 2024. Discover and see how Pickathon continues to innovate and inspire.

Stay Connected

Connecting to Pickathon’s Podcast

Stay connected with the Pickathon Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and the Pickathon website. Immerse yourself in stories and ideas that shape the festival. Visit the Pickathon Podcast Guide for more.


The Enjoy Your Life podcast, especially Episode 93 featuring Zale Schoenborn, is a must-listen for anyone seeking inspiration and practical advice on living a fulfilling life. By integrating themes of wellness, happiness, and community, both the podcast and Pickathon offer unique opportunities to enjoy life to its fullest.

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