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Why Pickathon?

Most people think they know festivals, but we promise you’ve never been to something like Pickathon, and no matter what we or anyone else says, you won’t get it unless you come. Q) How is Pickathon different from other top American music festivals? Q) Does Pickathon have a proven Discovery track record? A) History is […]

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An Experiential Music Festival?

If you know, you know. If you’ve never been, you’ll understand the minute you set foot on the Farm. Pickathon reimagines the music festival experience by following three core design philosophies. Design Philosophy #1: Nature is the Best Vibe. Pickathon’s venues are not your typical man-made stages placed in hot open fields or parking lots. Instead, […]

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Pickathon Podcast Guide

Dive into the mind of Pickathon founder Zale Schoenborn as he talks with the contemporary rising stars and deep cuts of almost every music genre you can imagine along with the inside scoop for the past, present, and future of all things Pickathon.

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What to Bring to Pickathon Guide

Pickathon is a fully functioning village with everything you can imagine including 10+ neighborhoods, stages, camping, food, drink, water, medical, security, vendors, showers, bathrooms, wellness, venues, hiking, kids’ areas, breastfeeding support, and much more. Here’s our recommendation for what to bring: Recommendations for Everyone Optional  Recommendations for Tent Camping Food and Beverages There is a […]

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Guide to Getting to Pickathon

However you get to Pickathon, we’re happy to have you! Here’s a quick guide to help make your arrival at the festival as relaxed and easy as possible! Are You Arriving by Car or staying in the Welcome Lot Car/RV Camping? The Welcome Lot will be your arrival point at the festival! It’s right off […]

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Bike to Pickathon

Biking to Pickathon is the cheapest and lowest climate-impact transportation option available. And 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 […]

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Kids & Families

Pickathon is the kind of place where you can feel safe and supported in bringing young kids as well as letting your older kids run free and know they will be OK, having the time of their lives, and making life-long memories. We put a lot of thought and effort into the big and small […]

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Shuttle Info

TAKE THE SHUTTLE TO PICKATHON Purchasing a Shuttle Pass is a low-cost and eco-friendly transportation alternative for anyone coming and going to Pickathon! How the Pickathon Shuttle Pass Works Travel on Tri-Met Max Lightrail from anywhere in the Portland metro region to the Lents Town Center/Foster Rd Max stop and wait along Foster Road. Then […]

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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. What if… What if Pickathon eliminated all plastic? In 2010, Pickathon became the first major American music festival to make it happen. The result of eliminating plastic was our waste volume went down by over 40%. We […]

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Wellness

Wellness is a Core part of the Pickathon Experience Proactively plan for your self-care at Pickathon with a myriad of wellness offerings (The full 2023 Wellness lineup coming this spring on our lineup page). Refuge Neighborhood is the heart of Wellness at Pickathon and is open all festival long.  Nestled in the woods you can take […]

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Front Gate Hours

Pickathon 2023 Dates: August 1-4th If you purchased a weekend ticket + early Thursday: THURSDAY AUG 1st: 10AM – 8PM If you have Weekend or Single day tickets: FRIDAY AUGUST 2nd: 9AM – 11PM SATURDAY AUGUST 3rd: 9AM – 11PM SUNDAY AUGUST 4th: 9AM – 11PM We ask those weekend campers please clear the property […]

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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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Lodging Options

The following are two hotels near the festival that are included on our Pickathon Shuttle Pass Loop route to and from the festival all weekend. Monarch Hotel & Conference Center 12566 S.E. 93rd Ave. Clackamas, OR 97015 Phone: 800-492-8700 Marriott Courtyard Portland Southeast 9300 Sunnybrook Blvd. Clackamas, OR 97015 Phone: 503-652-2900 ALSO NEAR but not on […]

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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. Pickathon has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination of any kind, including but not limited to: race, color, […]

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Volunteer

THE 2023 PICKATHON VOLUNTEER APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN! Pickathon has been collaborating with volunteers for over 20 years and so many elements of the festival are products of those collaborations. This “barn-raising” style cooperation between so many festival-goers plays a major role in creating the magical atmosphere that Pickathon is known for. We wouldn’t be […]

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Contact Pickathon

You have Pickathon questions and we will try to answer them. Ticket Questions Please email info@pickathon.com with any questions you may have about purchasing tickets. Volunteer Questions volunteer@pickathon.com Press press@pickathon.com Sponsorship and Vending info@pickathon.com 2023 Vending Application Link The 2023 vendor application is opening soon! General Questions info@pickathon.com When emailing “info” please be patient with a […]

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