Please Don't


  • Don't camp on the road before gates open. Those obstructing local traffic will be forced to move and lose their position in the queue.
  • Don't leave any waste on site. This is a leave no trace event. Pack it in and pack it out.
  • Don't expect to buy a Thursday entry pass at the gate. Thursday entry tickets are available in advance sales only.
  • Don't start a fire. BBQ’s and Camp stoves are allowed, but no open flames and no propane fire pits. Fire spinning is not permitted at Bass Coast. 
  • Don’t go into restricted areas, closed bridges, or private property next to the festival. 
  • Don't obstruct the flow of the Coldwater River. It's a natural salmon spawning area.
  • Don’t dump waste water on grounds. Please only dump in water drains - shower drains.
  • Don’t use the river for personal washing.
  • Don’t bring two-way radio’s or walkie-talkies that may interfere with production / first aid communications on site.  



Don't bring any of these prohibited items on site:

  • Glass (especially bottles & mirrors)
  • Alcohol (drinks will be available at our on site bars)
  • Illegal substances
  • Weapons
  • Laser pointers
  • Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors
  • Unauthorized solicitations (handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.)
  • Fireworks or Flares
  • Fire dancing equipment
  • Bouncy castles
  • Speakers and sound systems (no renegade stages please)
  • Stand-alone generators are not permitted. RV’s with built-in generators are permitted. Please be respectful of your neighbours. Run the generator sparingly and do not run it at night.
  • Animals (service animals must be registered in advance. See Accessibility)
  • Aerial drones. Drones are not permitted on or in the air above the festival site.
  • Body glitter / feathers that may fall on the ground (if you must use glitter, only use biodegradable glitter)
  • Glow sticks
  • War bonnet style headdresses. Learn why HERE.
  • Any items that are culturally inappropriate: General Rule: If the item or look in question is traditionally used by a community or culture other than your own to express religious beliefs, political statements, or respected status within that culture, leave it alone.

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