Targhee Fest FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions for Targhee Fest

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Hours Of Operation

What are festival hours?
What time does Will call/Ticket booth open?
What time does the festival gates open each day?
What time does the Activity Center open?
What time does Dreamcatcher run for scenic chair rides and downhill mountain biking?
When does camping open?

Where is:

Where can I buy a festival ticket?
Where is Will Call and Ticket Sale?
Where do I go to exchange my ticket for a wristband?
Where can I buy a single day ticket to the Festivals?
Where is the First Aid Room?
Where are the restrooms?
Where can I buy lift tickets?
Where can I get water?
Where do you report lost kids?
Where is Lost and Found?
Where is the ATM?

Tickets & Wristband:

How much are tickets for children 12 and under?
Can I wear the wristband on my ankle?
Can I get a refund on my festival ticket?

Camping:

Where do I go for camping?
What are the camping ages?
When does camping open on Thursday?
Can I purchase one night camping?
Can I reserve a camping site?
Where do I get my camping wristband?
What are the camping facilities like?
Does everyone in my group need a camping pass?
What are the different camping options?
Where is RV camping?
Are there hook-ups?
What do I need to do with my food?
I am not camping but can I visit a friend in the camping area?
Can I build a fire or use a grill to cook food?
Are there trash and recycling receptacles near the campsites?
Are there showers?

Festival Site:

Can I bring my own food and drinks into the festival site?
Do I need an ID to be served alcohol?
Where can I leave my cooler if it is full of alcohol or glass and I can’t bring it into the site?
Can I bring my bike into the festival site?
Where can I get a festival schedule?
What kind of chair is allowed?
Can I bring in a blanket or umbrella?

Buses/Shuttle/Parking

Can I get up Ski Hill Road to the resort without a ticket?
What is the bus schedule?
Where does the buss stop?
Is there a charge for Shuttle Parking?
What is the parking fee at the Resort?
Who has to pay it?
Where do I purchase a parking pass?
Can people on the Will Call list ride the bus?
Is there overnight parking?

Activities:

What activities are available?
Where do I go to sign up for the activities?
Are there any activities for children?
Where can I buy a chair lift ticket?

Recycling & Composting

What does Grand Targhee recycle?

Fire & General Info

No Open fires or grills are allowed. NO Fireworks.
What can I expect?

Pet Policy

Hours Of Operation

What are festival hours?

Friday shows typically start at 4:00pm and run until midnight. Saturday shows start at noon and run till midnight and Sunday shows start at noon and run until 8:00pm. There will also be Late Night Shows at the Trap Bar and Grill that will last late into the evening. Trap tickets are not included in price of Festival Tickets.

What time does Will call/Ticket booth open?

All music tickets purchased in conjunction with camping will be available in Will Call at the Camping Check-in.
Thursday: Camping with Misc Will Call purchases available at Camping Check-in starting at 12:00pm. Music Only will-call is at the Activity Center.
Friday: 9:00am – 10pm at the Ticket Booth in the Main Plaza
Saturday: 10:00am – 10pm at the Ticket Booth in the Main Plaza
Sunday: 10:00am to first song of the last show at the Ticket Booth in the Main Plaza
Will-call will be located in the Ticket Booth on the Plaza during the Music Festival (Friday – Sunday).

What time does the festival gates open each day?

One hour prior to the start of music.

What time does the Activity Center open?

9:00am – 6:00pm

What time does Dreamcatcher run for scenic chair rides and downhill mountain biking?

10:00am

When does camping open?

On the Thursday prior to the show at 12:00pm.

Where is:

Where can I buy a festival ticket?

From the resort – 307.353.2300, online at http://shop.grandtarghee.com or day of the show from the Grand Targhee Ticket Booth in the main plaza.

Where is Will Call and Ticket Sales?

Will Call and Tickets sales during the festival are located at the ticket booth in the Main Plaza. Ticket booth opens at 9:00am on Friday and 10:00am on Saturday and Sunday.

Where do I go to exchange my ticket for a wristband?

At the ticket booth located in the Main Plaza.

Where can I buy a single day ticket to the Festivals?

At the ticket booth located in the Main Plaza.

Where is the First Aid Room?

First Aid is located in the First Aid booth at the top of the music festival venue.

Where are the restrooms?

In the Rendezvous Day Lodge, bottom floor, behind the stairs. Porta Potties are located at the festival site & camping.

Where can I buy lift tickets or bike park tickets?

From the Activity Center.

Where can I get water?

In the Rendezvous Day Lodge. Water spigots are located at the top of the music venue by the First Aid booth, in the camping ground near the horse stables. Limited bottled water is available at the beverage vendor tent inside the venue. Bottled water is also available at the General Store.

Where do you report lost kids?

At the First Aid tent/booth inside the venue.

Where is Lost and Found?

At Teton Mountain Outfitters until 6:00pm, then valuables (wallets, keys, ect.) will be taken to the Safety Tent in the venue and Front Desk outside the venue.

Where is the ATM?

In the Arcade, the main level of the Rendezvous Day Lodge and in the venue.

Tickets & Wristband:

How much are children 12 and under?

Children 12 and under are free. You must pick up a wrist band for them from the Ticket Booth in the Main Plaza.

Can I wear the wristband on my ankle?

No only on your wrist.

Can I get a refund on my festival ticket?

Festival tickets are non-refundable

Camping:

Where do I go for camping?

South end of Parking Lot 2, look for the white tent and camping coordinators.

What are the camping ages?

Ages 6 -12 are considered children. Ages 13 and older are considered adults. Children 5 and under are free.

When does camping open on Thursday?

12:00pm

Can I purchase one night camping?

The camping rates is the same for one night or three nights. Yes, you may purchase a camping wristband at the camping check-in in Lot 2.

Can I reserve a camping site?

Campsites are first come; first serve with pre-purchased camping tickets. Limited spaces will be sold on-site at the camping check-in.

Where do I get my camping wristband?

At the camping check-in.

What are the camping facilities like?

Portable toilet facilities, showers and drinking water available near your campsite. There are trash and recycling receptacles located near all campsites. Please recycle. Be mindful of your fellow campers and lodging guests. Be respectful in regards to noise after 10:00pm.

Does everyone in my group need a camping pass?

Yes, camping is sold per person, not per site. Each person camping is required to have a camping pass meaning each person sleeping in an RV, Tent or under the stars is required to have a camping pass. Campsites are first come, first served with pre-purchased camping tickets. Camping is non-designated and tent camping or RV’s. All recreation vehicles must purchase and RV pass and will park in lot #4 or where designated.

What are the different camping options?

General camping for tents is off of Parking Lot 3, small campers are directed to the meadow near the horse corral, and tent camping is also available in the family zone (below Teewinot Lodge, down the Sacajawea access road). NO CAR CAMPING in the main parking or camping zones without a camping ticket. – Strictly enforced.

Please DO NOT camp or park on the trail system.

Where is RV camping?

North side of Lot 4 for larger RV’s (22 feet or longer). Smaller RV or Pop-up campers are directed to the meadow near the horse coral. RVs are measured by trailer length, not including the hauling vehicle.

Are there hook-ups?

No

What do I need to do with my food?

Food must be stored in bear resistant containers (enforced through the Caribou-Targhee National Forest) or in hard-sided vehicles.

I am not camping but can I visit a friend in the camping area?

No, you must have a camping wristband in order to access the camping areas.

Can I build a fire or use a grill to cook food?

No open fires, fireworks or SMOKING in the campground. Gas grills and stoves are OK.

Are there trash and recycling receptacles near the campsites?

Yes

Are there showers?

Yes, there are limited showers for campers.

Festival Site:

Can I bring my own food and drinks into the festival site?

One 12″ X 12″ cooler with food and water is allowed. NO outside alcohol.

Do I need an ID to be served alcohol?

Yes, there will be a alcohol wristband tent set up at the top of the music venue.

Where can I leave my cooler if it is full of alcohol or glass and I can’t bring it into the site?

In your vehicle – Coolers cannot be left at the gate.

Can I bring my bike into the festival site?

No

Where can I get a festival schedule?

At the Ticket Booth, Activity Center, Front Desk or Main Festival Gates.

What kind of chair is allowed?

All tickets are General Admission, low profile chairs and blankets will be allowed in the front of the venue. Tall back chairs, shade tents and umbrellas will be allowed in a designated area only.

Can I bring in a blanket or umbrella?

Shade tents and umbrellas are allowed in designated areas only. A blanket or tarp up to 10’X10′ is allowed.

Buses/Shuttle/Parking

Can I get up Ski Hill Road to the resort without a ticket?

Yes, but you will have to pay a parking fee of $10 per day. You may ride the FREE shuttle to the resort.

What is the bus schedule?

It will be posted online and at the Main Festival Gate, Activity Center, Ticket Booth, Front Desk, on the Targhee website, and at Habitat in Driggs. Friday –
Early smaller shuttles will run approximately every 30-45 minutes starting at:
Friday: 10:30am
Saturday: 10:30am
Sunday: 10:30am
Larger Tour Bus Shuttles will run approximately every 30-40 minutes starting at: (There are 3 of them)
Friday: 6:00pm
Saturday: 4:15pm
Sunday: 12:55pm

  • Last shuttle on Friday and Saturday ends at 2:00am.
  • Last shuttle on Sunday ends at 8:55pm.

Where does the shuttle stop?

Driggs Community Center and Teton Creek Resort.

Is there a charge for Shuttle Parking?

No, parking in the Shuttle lot is free. It is also free to ride the shuttle.

What is the parking fee at the Resort?

$10 per vehicle per day at the Resort.

Who has to pay it?

Everyone, unless you have a room booked at the resort. There is ONE free parking pass per lodging room.

Where do I purchase a parking pass?

At the entrance to Grand Targhee Resort.

Can people on the Will Call list ride the shuttle?

Yes

Is there overnight parking?

Yes, but only if you have a camping ticket or are staying in lodging.

Activities:

What activities are available?

The climbing wall, disc golf, scenic chairlift rides, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, Bike Park, Grand Targhee Mining Co., and Euro Bungy.

Where do I go to sign up for the activities?

Activity Center.

Are there any activities for children?

Any resort activities are great for children. Inside the venue there is also a kids fun zone complete craft.

Where can I buy lift tickets?

At the Activity Center.

Recycling & Composting

What does Grand Targhee recycle?

All glass, aluminum, plastics #1 and 2, tin and cardboard. There are recycling receptacles located throughout the resort.

Fire & General Info

No Open fires or grills are allowed. NO Fireworks.

What can I expect?

A lot of fun, people watching and a ton of great music. There are 2,000-3,000 people each day at the festival, but there is a lot of room in the festival site. There are food, drink, and retail vendors in the festival site. The stage is set up at the bottom of the Papoose and Shoshone lifts. The weather varies from very warm to very cold, sometimes in the same day. Bring your shorts and your winter clothes. Usually the ground is dry, but sometimes we have a late spring and there is a little mud in places. Wear sunscreen, hats, and drink water. We are at 8,000ft and you want to take extra precautions at this altitude. A lot of people bring their whole family, there is fun for everyone. Grand Targhee Resort offers many additional recreational opportunities that will be open during the festival some of these activities include; horseback riding, climbing wall, disc golf, scenic chairlift rides, hiking, cross-country mountain biking and downhill mountain biking.

Pet Policy

  • We encourage you to leave your pets at home or local kennel.
  • Pets are not allowed in the Music Festival Venue.
  • Pets must be directly supervised by an adult at all times while at Grand Targhee Resort.
  • Pets must be on a leash or tethered at all times. Do not tie your pet to trees, posts, fences, tables or other resort structures.
  • Pets are not allowed in buildings.
  • We encourage you to take your pet on daily outings. It is acceptable to leave your pet in your trailer/motor-home as long as it is not a nuisance to your neighbor.
  • Pets may not be left unattended in locked vehicles.
  • All pet owners are responsible and expected to pick up and dispose of pet waste. Failure to do so will result in a verbal warning and removal from the resort grounds.
  • Pet Waste Stations are Located:
    • In the Trees in Lot #2.
    • In Front of the Targhee Lodge
    • In Lot #4