Aug 4-7

Take Our Attendee Survey + Basking in the Pickathon Afterglow!
Want to Help Pickathon Continue to Improve? Take Our Quick Survey! Each year we gather together for Pickathon, we strive to make it a captivating and unparalleled festival experience. This year came with a number of changes to the design, layout, and general festival experience. Did you come out to Pendarvis this year? We’d love to […]
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Take Our Attendee Survey + Basking in the Pickathon Afterglow!

Want to Help Pickathon Continue to Improve? Take Our Quick Survey! Each year we gather together for Pickathon, we strive to make it a captivating and unparalleled festival experience. This year came with a number of changes to the design, layout, and general festival experience. Did you come out to Pendarvis this year? We’d love to […]

Thank You For An Unforgettable Pickathon!

Another Incredible Pickathon in the Books – Thank You! Photo by Liz Devine That’s a wrap folks! HUGE thank you to everyone that came out for Pickathon 2022 at Pendarvis Farm. We promised that Pickathon would look totally different, and we think we achieved that goal! New stages, new Neighborhoods, and a new take on the beautiful […]

Soak It All In: It’s the Last Day of Pickathon 2022!

Last But Not Least:Make the Most of the Final Day of Pickathon 2022! Our gates open at 9am today! We can hardly believe it, but it’s here…the final day of Pickathon 2022! The sun has risen over our enchanting glades and pastures, and the anticipation is palpable. Pickathon Sunday is for letting it all hang […]

It’s a Beautiful Morning For Day 3 of Pickathon!

Top of the Morning! What’ll You See on Day Three? Our gates are open at 9am today! It’s Pickathon Saturday, meaning the festival is well underway! The campgrounds are quietly buzzing as fresh coffee is brewed over stories of yesterday’s magic. The gentle whinnies of horses are carried on the wind, the morning sun glints […]

Parking Back Open With New Overflow Lot!

Additional Parking Now Available! We apologize for the parking hiccups earlier today, but we come bearing good news this afternoon! We’ve secured an additional overflow parking lot. So fear not! If you’ve already purchased a parking pass we will have space for you! More info below… Those with parking passes should first navigate to the […]

Parking Filling Up Fast, Consider Alternate Routes!

Heads Up! Our Parking Lots Are Filling Up Fast Due to overwhelming demand for parking, our Pickathon parking lots are nearly full. To make sure you have the best arrival experience, we encourage you to navigate to the festival using one of the alternate transportation methods available and listed below!  BIKE Free! More info here SHUTTLE […]

Pickathon Day Two Has Arrived!

Pickathon Day Two Has Arrived! Gates Open at 9am Alright Weekend Pass holders, it’s your time to shine…we’re excited to welcome you with open arms to our little slice of festival paradise. I mean, just take a look at some of the photos of yesterday’s glorious kickoff (below)! Our gates open bright and early at 9am […]

Pickathon 2022 Starts TODAY!

Welcome Back to Pendarvis Farm! If you purchased a Thursday early entry ticket, TODAY’S THE DAY! Pickathon 2022 has officially begun! Our gates open at noon today! We’ll be ready. Are you?! Don’t sleep on tickets, if you’re still hoping to attend! Remaining tickets are very low and we can’t guarantee there will be passes […]

Dance & Dine in the Grove & Market Neighborhoods!

Introducing the Brand New Grove Neighborhood! Just next door to the bustling Market and tucked within a copse of towering trees is our all new Grove Neighborhood! The Grove will be another shady refuge for day-time and early evening music programming. But after the sun sets and the witching hour descends, the Grove will play […]

Laugh, Learn & Let Loose at the Galaxy and Lucky Barns!

The Galaxy & Lucky Barns Are Back! We’ve got so many new stages and Neighborhoods at Pickathon this year, but it’s also great to welcome back two of our absolute favorite performance spaces: The Galaxy and Lucky Barns! These vintage structures right on the festival grounds have been expanded and revamped this year, and since […]

Breathe Easy at the Paddock & Refuge Neighborhoods

Pony Up to the Paddock Neighborhood For Dreamy Evenings Beneath the Stars Welcome to the Paddock Neighborhood, one of our big new additions to the festival! Just up the hill from the horse paddocks, the Paddock is a bit higher up on our main meadow where the Mt Hood and Starlight stages used to be, […]

Nestle Into Nature: Woods & Windmill Neighborhoods!

Your Favorite Stage at Pickathon Is Now…The Woods Neighborhood! The Woods Stage has always been Pickathon’s most glorious tribute to the beauty of nature! Each year we create this unique sculpture anew, drawing from all natural materials found in the forests around Pendarvis Farm. Now we’re drawing the new Woods Neighborhood even tighter around our […]

Say Hello to the Cherry Hill Neighborhood!

🍒  Meet the New Cherry Hill Neighborhood Pendarvis Farm is full of makers, builders, organizers, volunteers, and all-around all-stars this week as we bring the ambitious and forward-thinking vision for this year’s festival into reality! Among the busy bees on the grounds are students and faculty from Portland State University’s Architecture program, who are hard […]

Pickathon Maps Are HERE

Get Your Bearings: Pickathon 2022 Festival Maps Are Here! It’s almost go-time, friends! Maybe you’ve started gathering your camping gear and thinking about which outfits to pack? Or perhaps you’re combing our day schedules picking out all the bands you want to see? Well, good news: today we have a lot of helpful information to […]

Magical, Interactive Art Installations Await You

Art Installations to Enchant and Inspire at Pickathon Part of the magic of Pickathon’s immersion is stumbling across wild art installations in the woods, or dancing underneath incredible inflated sculptures high in the trees above you. This year at Pickathon, curator Jean Margaret Thomas is bringing back some of your favorite art installations and welcoming […]

Refresh Yourself:

There’s a Thirst-Quencher For Everyone at Pickathon 2022 For years, we’ve thought of our beverage program at Pickathon as its own brew festival, and this year we’re stepping it up even more! With help from our Beverage Director, Charlie Devereux of Wayfinder Beer and Via, we’ll have an even wider range of beer, wine, cider, […]

Feast Yourself on This:
Pickathon Food Offerings to Delight Your Tastebuds!

Besides all the great music, dance, art, and programming at Pickathon, the food is always one of our big highlights for everyone! Whether it’s waiting in line in the morning for one of Pine State Biscuits’ fried chicken, bacon, cheese, and gravy sandwiches/hangover cures, ramen for lunch at Boke Bowl, or treating yourself to a late night […]

Curation Tickets On Sale Now!

Curation Tickets On Sale Now!Lineup of Chef & Artist Pairings Announced We’re so excited to announce our 2022 lineup for Curation at Pickathon! Curation brings together artists and vinyl DJs from our world-class lineup with celebrated chefs from the Pacific Northwest for deeply curated experiences that fuse food, music, and community. Curation is more than […]


Tickets for Curation at Pickathon are going up for sale tomorrow(Monday, July 25) at 10am! If you haven’t been, Curation is a wonderful way to experience full immersion in Pickathon. Each Curation event pairs one of our festival artists with a great chef from the Pacific Northwest for a dialogue between food, music, and community. They also feature a […]

Pickathon Stage Schedules Announced!

Just 12 days to go, folks! Tickets are very close to selling out, so if you’re still holding off on buying yours, we strongly recommend saddling up your proverbial pony and rolling over to our website at a full-on gallop to buy your passes!  The wait is over…the official stage schedule for Pickathon 2022 has arrived! Over at our website, you […]

Pickathon Livestream Tickets On Sale Now!

Livestream Pickathon From the Comfort of Your Couch! FRQNCY Livestream Tickets On Sale Now Each year, Pickathon has offered tickets to an online, livestreamed experience from the festival for those who can’t make it in person. This year, we’re going way above and beyond! Over the pandemic the creative minds behind Pickathon got to thinking […]

Under Construction: We’re Building the Fest Grounds!

It’s happening: the building of our festival site has officially commenced! We are incredibly excited to host you at Pendarvis Farm again, and now that we’re here, the anticipation is reaching a crescendo! What magic awaits you at Pickathon this year? Our crews are working hard to set up awe-inspiring installations and stages nestled within our enchanted woods and rolling […]

Sunday at Pickathon is Lit..erary. Authors, Storytellers, Poets Abound!

Each year at Pickathon, before noon on Sunday, we offer a compelling lineup of storytellers (our Imagine lineup) and poets (our Spoken lineup). Curated by local luminaries and featuring wordsmiths from across the region and beyond, it’s part of our celebration of language. This year, on our brand-new Windmill Stage (tucked into the forest at the top of the hill above the Galaxy Barn) […]

Pickathon’s DJs Are Spinning Tunes All Festival Long!

You’ve seen them next to the stages, tucked in behind the sound booths, headphones clasped to their heads… vinyl-spinning DJs at Pickathon have been providing music during stage breaks for the past couple years. But did you know that these DJs come from all over the US and are some of the best vinyl tastemakers around? This […]

Pickathon Is Greener Than Ever + New Cups & Plates!

Pickathon’s always been a pioneer of green music festivals and we work hard every year to develop new ideas for reducing our footprint and greening our vision for a music experience. The big news is that we’ve redesigned the entire festival to be closer to nature. This year at Pickathon, our Neighborhoods will come alive at different […]

Introducing the Coyote Corner Neighborhood

Pickathon’s Inventive Family Programming Just One Month Away From the Best Weekend of the Summer Every year, we delight in bringing new, inventive kids and family programming to Pickathon, but this year will be better than ever! Since we’re creating all new Neighborhoods at Pickathon, families this year will be gathering in the brand new […]

Second Ticket Drop Released!

Second Ticket Drop Released! Just One Month Away From the Best Weekend of the Summer With a month to go to Pickathon 2022, we’re opening up a second ticket drop! This drop will include both weekend passes and single day passes for Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Prices have increased a small amount, but don’t delay since these […]

Wellness at Pickathon 2022

It’s been a long and hard couple of years for everyone, and we recognize that! At Pickathon 2022, we’re revamping and expanding our Wellness program to bring you more ways to unwind and relax. REFUGE At Pickathon 2022, we’re revamping and expanding our Wellness program to bring you more ways to unwind and relax. We’ve […]

Last Call on This Ticket Drop!
Passes To Sell Out & Go Off Sale TONIGHT

Tickets are going away! Wellness is here! New music from Pickathon artists!

First Block of Remaining Tickets Are On Sale NOW!

A sold out festival looms. That’s right, friends. The first group of remaining tickets for Pickathon 2022 are on sale now! We’re barreling towards a sold out festival, so we’re putting out the remaining tickets in a series of timed drops. So what does this mean for you…? We highly recommend getting your passes now, if you can, to make sure […]

BIG NEWS: Pickathon to Sell Out, General On-Sale Ending June 1!

Pickathon Tickets Selling Out!General On-Sale Ends June 1 Tickets to Pickathon are selling much faster than expected, which is a good problem for a festival to have and a testament to how much we all want to gather together again! Since we’ll likely sell out faster than ever before, we need to change up our […]

Volunteer Applications Are Open Now!

CLICK HERE TO APPLY TO VOLUNTEER AT PICKATHON 2022!   Apply now to be one of the approximately 1,700+ folks who come together to make Pickathon happen! Volunteer opportunities range from helping with site set-up to making sure the festival stays clean and green. While most shifts take place during the festival, there are some […]

Pickathon Daily Lineups Are HERE!

If you’ve been holding off on tickets, now’s the time to move! We’ve just announced our daily lineups (check ’em out below!), so you can grab your passes AND be sure you won’t miss your favorite artists when they take to the stages nestled within the glorious glades and meadows of Pendarvis Farm. GET YOUR TICKETS […]

Wet Leg, GZA (of Wu-Tang Clan) & More Added to 2022 Lineup!

Wet Leg and GZA (of Wu-Tang Clan) Added to Our 2022 Lineup! Plus: Soul Glo, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, 79ers Gang We’ve got a happy surprise for you today…We just announced one of the biggest bands in the world right now, Wet Leg, will be playing Pickathon! Plus GZA, an original founding member of Wu-Tang Clan will be bringing a full […]

The Pickathon 2022 Lineup Is HERE!

We’re so excited to unleash our full 2022 lineup! This is the deep-cut, genre agnostic lineup we’ve been dreaming of. With a curation focus on new movements in music, our 2022 lineup features cutting-edge British jazz artists like Sons of Kemet and Nubya Garcia, fast-rising indie artists like Faye Webster and Goth Babe, and returning roots […]

If You Know, You Know

Pickathon 2023 will be August 3rd-6th at Pendarvis Farm.

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