Aug 1-4

Free Onsite Camping Guide
Wellness Lineup: Your Guide to Rejuvenation
Volunteer At Pickathon
Glamping at Pickathon?
Why Pickathon?

Pickathon isn’t just another music festival; it’s a transformative experience set on 80 picturesque acres of Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. Forget crowded fields and predictable lineups. Discover why Pickathon has been voted America’s Best Indie Festival.

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An Experiential Music Festival?

Forget the cookie-cutter festival experience. Pickathon throws away the rulebook and crafts a multi-sensory journey, unlike anything you’ve ever encountered. Here’s what it means to be an “experiential music festival” at Pickathon…

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Pickathon Isn’t Just Stages – It’s an Immersive Wonderland

Explore the 2024 Festival Map & Pickathon Neighborhood Guide to discover what’s new and exciting on Pendarvis Farm this year.

The 2024 Map is now live, and the full Neighborhood lineup has been announced. Check it out!

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Zero Waste Festival?

Pickathon is renowned as a pioneering leader in festival sustainability. To get there, we started with a dream.

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Pickathon Ethos

Pickathon is a welcoming festival and community. As a guest at Pickathon, you have an active role in creating an enjoyable and accepting environment for your fellow attendees, including speaking out when you see unacceptable behavior.

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Celebrating Community and Respecting Our Home in Happy Valley

Dear Neighbors and Pickathon Friends,

Whether you’ve called Happy Valley home for generations or are joining us for the very first Pickathon, Welcome! Pickathon’s story is deeply intertwined with the rich history of Pendarvis Farm, which has been owned by the Pendarvis family for over 80 years. This year, we are excited to introduce the Pickathon Cultural and Conservation District, a vision that aligns with the city’s goal of a walkable downtown and complements the scenic landscape. Join us for an incredible weekend of music, art, and community from August 1-4!

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Dive Deep with the Pickathon Podcast

Experience the magic of Pickathon year-round with the Pickathon Podcast! Dive into exclusive behind-the-scenes insights and captivating stories from festival founder Zale Schoenborn. Discover the magic between festivals and stay connected to the music, nature, and artistry that make Pickathon special.

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Arts & Culture Info: Your Guide to Pickathon’s 2024 Lineups

When we talk about Pickathon as an Experiential Music Festival, it means every year we program a bunch of lineups that go WAY beyond music. Our festival brings Arts & Culture, Comedy, Literary, Food, Drinks, Wellness, and more to the festival, ensuring there’s something for everyone to connect with.

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Curation Lineup: Your Guide to Farm-to-Table Eats & Beats

Unwind in a hidden forest oasis with Pickathon’s Curation Lineup! This exclusive, intimate experience elevates your festival with multi-course meals and captivating performances nestled under the enchanting canopy.

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Comedy Info: Your Guide to Laughs at Pickathon 2024

Pickathon is excited to announce its 2024 Comedy Lineup, expertly curated by the legendary Amy Miller. Taking place on Friday, August 2nd, and Saturday, August 3rd evenings at the festival’s Lucky Barn, these stand-up comedy nights are a celebrated Pickathon tradition, spotlighting some of the best rising comedians.

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DJ Info: Your Guide to Beats at Pickathon 2024

Pickathon is excited to unveil its 2024 DJ Info & Lineup, curated by the awesome Rachel Good, aka DJ Stonebunny. For a little while now, we’ve been featuring some of the best DJs in the Northwest and beyond as part of Pickathon’s epic DJ Lineup. These DJs are real-deal vinyl connoisseurs, spinning both new and vintage records from all genres of music! From older reggae and dancehall to Cumbia, Latin dance music, and plenty of the sounds we love at Pickathon like country and soul, the intimacy and warmth of vinyl perfectly complement Pickathon’s aesthetic.

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Family Info: Your Guide to Family Fun at Pickathon 2024

Pickathon is the ultimate family-friendly music festival! Picture a summer getaway that caters not just to you, but to your entire family. Join us at Pickathon to experience precisely that—a special place where kids and families alike can bask in the magic of an experiential music festival. From interactive art installations to engaging workshops and kid-friendly performances, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Pickathon.

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Food & Drink Info: Your Guide to Flavor at Pickathon 2024

One of the major highlights of Pickathon every year is the extensive range of curated food and drink options. We showcase the best of the Pacific Northwest culinary scene and are super happy to announce our Pickathon 2024 Food, Beverages & Curation Info! You’ll see some returning favorites and some new surprises. If this list doesn’t get your mouth watering, nothing will! Plan to bring your appetite to Pendarvis Farm this August!

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Sustainability Info: Your Guide to Pickathon 2024

Organizing a festival isn’t just about the music and fun—it’s also about responsible stewardship, including waste and sustainability.

For more than a decade, Pickathon has led the way in event sustainability, and in 2024, we’re raising the bar even higher! From the Reusable Cup and Dish Program to Composting and Recycling, Eco-Friendly Stage Design and Solar Power, and Pack It In, Pack It Out, Pickathon’s top sustainability initiatives make a significant environmental impact.

Discover the sustainability efforts at Pickathon 2024, where we blend music with eco-friendly initiatives. Join us in Happy Valley, Oregon, from August 1-4, 2024.

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Wellness Info: Your Guide to Rejuvenation at Pickathon 2024

Discover the power of holistic Wellness at Pickathon 2024. From tarot readings to sound healing and energizing stretches, our 2024 Wellness Lineup invites you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and renewal. Embrace the opportunity to reconnect with yourself and create lasting well-being at Pickathon and beyond.

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Where to Stay: Your Guide to On- and Off-Site Accommodations

Pickathon offers diverse lodging to match every festival style. Camp for free on-site, enjoy glamping with Camp Poler, or opt for RV and car camping. Prefer comfort? Book a room at shuttle-connected hotels or stay locally. Find your perfect home base for an unforgettable weekend!

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Traveling to Pickathon: Your Guide to a Smooth Arrival

Traveling to Pickathon? Our guide ensures a smooth arrival whether you’re driving, biking, or using public transport. Get ready to explore Pendarvis Farm and enjoy an unforgettable festival experience!

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Biking to Pickathon: Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Travel

Biking to Pickathon is the cheapest and lowest climate-impact transportation option available. Plus, it’s fun! The area around Pendarvis is lovely, and you’ll get some great views on the way out here.

All attendees have the option to add on a free Bike Pass, which enables one bicycle to park inside the Pickathon grounds all weekend.

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Your Guide to Free Tent Camping at Pickathon

At Pickathon, ensuring your smooth arrival is our top priority. It sets the stage for an unforgettable weekend ahead! Drive, bike, take a shuttle, or get dropped off—we provide everything you need to kick off your weekend of camping like a pro!

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Public Transportation Shuttle Pass

Purchasing a Pickathon Shuttle Pass is a low-cost and eco-friendly transportation alternative for anyone coming and going to Pickathon using public transportation or staying at local hotel!

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Pickathon Packing Essentials

Pickathon offers everything you need for an incredible weekend, but there are a few key things you’ll want to bring to make the most of your experience. Here’s your ultimate packing list, categorized for easy reference.

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Volunteer at Pickathon

Pickathon volunteers commit to approximately 12-16 (during festival days, Thursday-Sunday) or 16-20 (during the setup and tear down periods) hours of work in exchange for one ADULT WEEKEND ticket. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

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Vendor Application – Pickathon 2024 – Now Closed

NOW CLOSED – Calling all craft food and product vendors! Showcase and sell your goods to an enthusiastic crowd eager to support small businesses. Spots are limited, so apply now to secure your spot at this year’s festival!

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Contact Pickathon

Questions? We have answers!

Email us at info@pickathon.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can! For media inquiries email press@pickathon.com. For volunteer inquiries contact volunteer@pickathon.com.

Follow us on Instagram @pickathon for real-time-updates and behind-the-scenes!

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Front Gate Hours

If you’ve purchased a Weekend ticket that includes early Thursday entry, you can start your Pickathon adventure on Thursday, August 1st. The front gate will be open from 10 AM to 8 PM. This early entry allows you to settle in, set up your camping spot, and start enjoying the festival vibes before the main events begin.

For those who have Weekend or Single Day tickets, the arrival times are as follows:

Friday, August 2nd: 9 AM – 11 PM
Saturday, August 3rd: 9 AM – 11 PM
Sunday, August 4th: 9 AM – 11 PM

Please plan your arrival within these hours to ensure a smooth check-in process. Our team will be ready to welcome you and help you get settled so you can dive right in!

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ADA Info

People with mobility issues should contact us at info@pickathon.com to discuss and arrange accommodations. If special parking arrangements are needed we ask that your ADA placard be placed prominently placed in the vehicle. Pickathon provides the following accommodations for disabled patrons – Designated ADA parking and campsites – While we do not allow pets service […]

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