What is UTOPiAfest? UTOPiAfest is a unique campout festival in Utopia, TX offering mind-blowing musical performances and West Texas Hill Country sunsets. Presented in a natural amphitheater on the 1,000-acre Four Sisters Ranch (between Garner State Park and Lost Maples), UTOPiAfest is a true alternative to the large multiple-stage festivals that often favor quantity over a quality audience experience.With only two stages and only 2000 tickets being sold, fans will have plenty of space to dance and enjoy full sets by world-touring bands from a variety of genres. UTOPiAfest is thoughtfully designed to allow creativity, music, and new friendships to flourish in a unique and intimate setting.

Where is UTOPiAfest?   Utopia, TX is 3 hrs SW of Austin and 1.5 NW of San Antonio. Between Garner State Park and Lost Maples. Close to Kerrvillle. Down the road from Bandera. Please print the map and driving directions because GPS does not work in Utopia.

1555 Lemond Rd. Utopia, TX 78884

How are tickets processed? Order online. Tickets will be emailed to you immediately. If you don’t see them, check your junk mail. If you still don’t see them, email utopiafest@gmail.com. Each ticket will be scanned at the front gate. The QR code on the ticket is what makes each ticket unique. It is ok if the ticket has a different name than the ticket holder.

What food will be available? There will be a wide variety of local UTOPian and beyond delicious fare, including meat, vegan, and vegetarian options. Feel free to bring your own food and cook in the REI community cook area, open 8am-8pm.  Coffee and Ice will be for sale.

When does the gate open/close and music begin?   Check the official schedule for updates/changes.

Thursday September 21 pre-party: gate opens at 4 and music begins at 7:30pm (requires a pre-party pass in addition to Friday or two-day pass). No entry after midnight.
Friday: gate opens at 9am and music begins in the afternoon. No entry after midnight.
Saturday: gate opens at 9am and music begins in the afternoon. No entry after midnight.
There is no music on Sunday.


Are dogs welcome? No, even though we love them. Please notify us at utopiafest.com if you plan on bringing a service animal. (No emotional support animals permitted)

Are Golf Carts/personal vehicles allowed? No motored vehicles, even though we love them too. 

Do you have to camp? There are many great cabin rentals available!  You can also bring out the RV (RV pass required).
If you want to camp the easy way, check out our pre-set up Hassle Free Rentals!

How does parking/camping work? Free parking lots are available, and shuttles will be on hand to transport you to the show/your campsite. If you prefer to camp next to your car, you are required to purchase a car-camping pass and camp in the designated car-camping area. A limited amount of RV spaces are also available. 

How does the shuttle work?  After you enter the grounds, you’ll unload your gear at a ‘drop zone’, where you’ll be greeted by UTOPiAns that will help you load it onto a shuttle (truck and trailer). After you park, you’ll ride to the campgrounds and decide where to unload and set up.

What is the speed limit on county roads? 30! Please observe, and make sure your car has current tags and working lights. Please follow all traffic laws at all times. 

Are there showers? Yes, for $5.

Whats the water situation? There will be bottled water for sale, and a fill up station. Please pack in as much water as possible, as it is a scare resource. 

Will fires/stoves be allowed? Dependant burn ban. . REI will have a community cook area set up, with stoves and a dishwashing station.

Are pets allowed? We love them, but no pets are allowed.

Can I get a ride to UTOPiAfest? There is a Facebook group to coordinate carpooling.

Are RVs/Campers/Other Things That Aren’t Tents allowed? Yes, but they require an RV area pass (limited availability).

Are there hookups for RVs? No hookups will be available.

Is there cell service/internet? There is no Internet access, and typically, only AT&T has limited cell phone service.

ATMs? Will be available, but bring cash. 

Will there be security and EMS? Yes, 24 hours a day. Don’t hesitate to ask for help.

What should I bring?
Printed Directions
Rain Boots
Air Mattress
Sleeping Bag
Folding Chair
Any food or beverages. (No Glass) Fireman’s 4 cans recommended. (For 21+)
Cool clothes for the day and warm clothes for the night.
Shower shoes
Hiking shoes
Ear plugs
The best camera you have! Just send us links, or send us copies, afterwards! utopiafest@gmail.com
Insect repellant – There are fire ants.
Plenty of water.

What should I NOT bring?
Illegal substances of any kind
Firearms or fireworks
Personal motor vehicles