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28th Annual Targhee Bluegrass Festival Aug 7-9

28th Annual Targhee Bluegrass Festival August 7-9, 2015

Bands signed on for the Bluegrass Festival will be announced shortly.

2015 festival lodging reservations are available for the 28th Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival. Reservations can be made by calling 800.TARGHEE Opt. 1.

28th Annual Targhee Bluegrass Festival August 7-9, 2015

The 28th Annual Targhee Bluegrass Festival band line-up will be announced shortly

Targhee Bluegrass Festival Camping

Music Festival Lodging

Sioux Lodge Suites

32 slopeside suites featuring contemporary western design.
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Targhee Lodge

Affordable slopeside lodging offering comfortable rooms for travelers on a budget.
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Teewinot Lodge

Charming mountain lodge offering 46 slopeside hotel rooms, each with 2 queen beds.
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Teton Creek

Well equipped condominiums and townhomes just 8.5 miles from Grand Targhee Resort.
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Stone Ridge

Deluxe townhomes 11 miles from Grand Targhee Resort.
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Teton Creek

Referred to as Teton Creek Townhomes, these deluxe one-story, two bedroom homes on stand alone private lots, just 8.5 miles from the resort. More Info


Teton Valley Area Motels & Hotels

Motel / Hotel Location Distance Phone
Teton Teepee Lodge Alta 8 Miles 307-353-8176
Teton Valley Cabins (allows pets) Driggs 10 Miles 208-354-8153
Pines Motel & Guest House Driggs 12 Miles 208-354-2774
Best Western Teton West Driggs 13 Miles 208-354-2363
Super 8 Motel Teton West Driggs 13 Miles 208-354-8888
Teton Mountain View Lodge & RV Park Tetonia 20 Miles 208-456-2741
Teton Springs Lodge & Spa Victor 21 Miles 208-787-7888
Cowboy Roadhouse Lodge Victor 20 Miles 208-787-2755

*All vehicles including cars accessing camp area will be required to have a parking pass. The Targhee Shuttle is available as an option if you would prefer not to purchase a parking pass


Teton Valley Area Camping

Teton Valley has significant USFS camping options, however the areas summer destination travel often causes camping to fill up quickly.

Campground Location Distance Phone
US Forest Service, Teton Canyon Alta, WY 5 Miles 877-444-6777
Teton Valley Campground & RV Park Victor 22 Miles 208-787-2647

Free Shuttle Service 

Parking is located on the corner of Front St. and Depot St. in downtown Driggs, ID. This is the only shuttle pick up and drop off location. 

Please park in this designated location.

Show up early as shuttle loading is first come first serve.

Early Shuttle will run approximately every hour between (One 25 Passenger Shuttle): 
Friday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 11:00am

Additional Shuttles will begin running approximately every 30 minutes starting at:
Friday: 3:00pm  
Saturday: 12:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am

Thursday Grand Targhee Resort will be providing a FREE Music on Main Shuttles for our Lodging Guests.

  • Lodging Guests will need to sign-up/RSVP at the front desk upon check-in
  • 4:30pm – depart Grand Targhee Resort to Music On Main in Victor
  • 6:00pm – depart Grand Targhee Resort to Music On Main in Victor
  • 10:00pm – depart Music On Main in Victor to Grand Targhee Resort

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Vendor Applications March 1st

Vendors applications for the 28th Annual Targhee Bluegrass Festival will be available this coming week!


Targhee Fest Food & Beverage Services

Grand Targhee Resort prides ourselves in food and beverage services we provide for our festival and concert guests. We source local meats and vegetables providing much more than typical ‘burger & fry’ festival that you have to wait in line for. Pizzas, local organic produce, Snake River Farms beef, are just a few things that round out our menus; all with sustainable packaging and prep methods. We do all this at very reasonable prices and with quick lines because we believe that the festival is more than just the music; it’s the scenery, the mountain, the activities, the shopping, the vendors, the vibe and the food. It’s about having a great time in the Tetons!

Sit Down Service:

Branding Iron Grill (Credit Card/Cash)

Indoor and Outdoor Seating

Full Bar, Burgers, Sandwiches, Kids Items, Steaks, Pasta, Seafood, Coffee and Breakfast
Located in the Village at the base of Dreamcatcher lift
Breakfast Buffet $12 from 7:30am–11:00am
Lunch 11am–5pm Dinner 5pm–8pm

Trap Bar & Grill (Credit Card/Cash)

Indoor and Outdoor Seating

Nachos, Burgers, Salads, Wings, and 8 flat panel HD TV’s - Full Bar!
Located in the Village at the top of the stairs above Snorkels
Lunch 11am–8pm; Bar 11am–2am

Snorkels Espresso & Coffee House (Credit Card/Cash)

Espresso, Breakfast Burritos, Beer, Bloody Mary’s and Pizza
Located in the Village adjacent to Branding Iron
Breakfast & Espresso at 8am
Lunch 11am – 2pm CLOSED at 2PM

Grab & Go

General Store (Credit Card/Cash)

Liquor Store, Ice, Beer, Liquor, Snacks, Beverages and Coffee
Lodging Sundries, Basic Camping Supplies and Festival Attendees Accessories
Located in the Village at the bottom of the stairs
Open 8am-8:30pm daily
CLOSED after 8:30pm

Service in the Festival Grounds

Inside Targhee festivals venue, the vibe of the live music is everywhere. We continue our same promises to our festival and concert going guests. We ask that no alcohol or large coolers come into the festival grounds. Inside we have everything you need including: Beer Tents, Full Bars and many Food Vendor options.

All festival and concert guests that plan to partake in the consumption of alcoholic substances must present a valid state ID that’s not expired. There is an ID check station at the main gate just inside the festival venue. There you can get your 21 + bracelet that will grant you access to the beer and cocktail tent all weekend, as long as you leave it on. Don’t forget to buy your beer tokens!

Water Refill stations are available in the festival grounds however, cups are not provided. Bottled water and other items are for sale to be used for water refilling. Refill with a purchased soda bottle, brought container or cup.

2 Beer Tents (Beer Tokens Only)

Beers on tap come from locally brewed beer by our friends at Grand Teton Brewing, along with the many craft brands; we also have 16oz pours of Coors and Teton Brewing products.

Festival Cocktails – Full Bar (Cash Only)

A full arsenal of call spirits and cocktails
Fill your mug with a festival cocktail for $7
NEW Silicone Pint for $12 gets you the decorative cup and your first cocktail for free!
Another great deal for our guests refill at regular prices which is the 12 oz price
Open daily 11a–11pm

Frequently Asked Questions for Targhee Fest

These are frequently asked questions we've gathered over the years. If you have a question that isn't posted, please email these to: info@grandtarghee.com

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:

Do I have to pay for my 10 year old?
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?
Will there be 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?

Friday: Two hours prior to the gates opening.
Saturday: One hour prior to the gates opening.
Sunday: One hour prior to the gates opening.


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

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 3:00pm.

Where is:

Where can I buy a festival ticket?

From the resort - 307-353-2300, online at ticketweb.com or day of from the Will call booth located at the base of the Dreamcather lift.

Where is Will Call and Ticket Sales?

Will Call and Tickets sales during the festival are located at the ticket booth at the base of the Dreamcatcher lift.

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

At the ticket booth located at the base of the Dreamcatcher lift.

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

At the ticket booth located at the base of the Dreamcatcher lift.

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?

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?

To 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 or main level of the Rendezvous Day Lodge.

Tickets & Wristband:

Do I have to pay for my 10 year old?

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

Can I wear the wristband on my ankle?

No

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 3 -12 are considered children. Ages 13 and older are considered adults.

When does camping open on Thursday?

3:00pm

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.

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.

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

Will there be showers?

Yes, there are limited showers for campers.

Festival Site:

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

One 12"X12" 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.

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 - 1:00pm - 2:30am, Saturday - 10:00am - 2:30am, & Sunday - 10:00am - 12:00am.

Where does the bus stop?

Corner of Front Street and Depot Street in Driggs.

Is there a charge for Shuttle Parking?

No, parking in the Shuttle lot is free.

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. 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 bus?

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 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 with face painting and crafts.

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

  • Pets are not allowed in the Music Festival Venue.
  • Pest 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

Official Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival Partners

We would like to thank the following partners for their contributions to the continued success of the summer music traditions at Grand Targhee Resort. Additional partnership opportunities are available, please contact Ken rider at krider@grandtarghee.com.

Partners

Silver Star

Targhee Fest Partner Silverstar

Mountain Khakis

Targhee Fest Partner Mountain Khakis

Valley Citizen

Targhee Fest Partner

KMNT

Targhee Fest Partner KMTN Jackson Hole Radio

Pepsi

Targhee Fest Partner Pepsi

Grand Teton Brewing

Targhee Fest Partner Grand Teton Brewing Co.

Coors Light

Targhee Fest Partner Coors Light

RAD

Targhee Fest Partner RAD Recyclers

The Kid's Fun Zone

Grand Targhee is a great place to bring children of any age, and we’re creating an even more family friendly atmosphere at both Targhee Fest and Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festivals with The Kids Fun Zone. Located adjacent to the venue entrance, The Kids Fun Zone will have. Activities and crafty will include, but are not limited to, beaded necklace and dance wand making, air guitar building, headband decoration and much more. Jacana Events will have their face painting booth close by, and Teton Hoops will be offering a Design your own Hula-hoops booth.

Kid's Fun Zone Hours

Fun Zone Open Friday, 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, 11:00am – 6:00pm
Targhee Fest and Targhee Bluegrass festivals.


Children must be accompanied by an adult within The Kids Fun Zone at all times.

$1 Donation Requested per child. Some items for sale for minimal charge.


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