What is UTOPiAfest?
UTOPiAfest celebrates its eleventh anniversary on November 14 (Pre-Party), 15, and 16, 2019 at Reveille Peak Ranch . It’s a total experience, with outdoor activities, thought provoking workshops and lectures, curated food and beverages, and more. We combined the things we love about music festivals, and minimized the rest.
Where is UTOPiAfest?
UTOPiAfest XI has landed at the stunning Reveille Peak Ranch in Burnet, TX - about an hour from Austin. Mountain biking over rugged granite outcrops, trail running through the gorgeous landscape, or just kicking back to enjoy the scenery, Reveille Peak Ranch offers activities for guests of all ages—and reminds us why the Central Texas lifestyle is so special.
How are tickets processed?
Order online. Wristbands will be mailed in October. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket issues.
What food will be available?
Expect a wide variety of options to suit most dietary needs from ATX Food Co, Ranch Hand, Bees Knees, Oh My Pizza Pie, Muscle Maker Grille, and Radio Coffee and Beer.
Camp cooking is allowed and encouraged!
Is the festival BYOB?
YES! Bring your own beverage, from the campgrounds to the stage area. Or you can support the festival with your budget and purchase reasonably priced, delicious Hill Country craft beverages from Real Ale, Zilker Brewing, and William Chris Wines.
When does the gate open/close and music begin?
EARLY ARRIVAL WED allows for guests to designate their camping area before anyone else,
THURSDAY November 1 pre-party: gate opens at noon and music begins at 7:30pm (requires a pre-party wristband in addition to Friday or two-day pass). NO ENTRY AFTER 10PM
FRIDAY: gate opens at 9am and music begins in the afternoon. NO ENTRY AFTER 10PM
SATURDAY: gate opens at 9am and music begins in the afternoon. NO ENTRY AFTER 10PM
SUNDAY: Campers pack and head home.
Are Golf Carts/ATVs/Other personal motor vehicles allowed?
No. Unauthorized motorized vehicles are not permitted at UTOPiAfest.
Do you have to camp?
There are many other great options if you decide not to camp. We’re only an hour from Austin!
You can also bring out the RV (RV pass required).
Rent an RV to be delivered on site at www.txrvrent.com - Call 512-294-2634 (RV pass required).
No Gear? No Problem. Check out our pre-set up Hassle Free Rentals!
Find lodging at http://www.thehighlandlakes.org/businesses/where-to-stay
Are there power/electricity hookups for RVs?
Yes, power/electricity hookups will be available, for advanced purchase! Stay tuned. (limited availability)
How does parking/camping work?
Free parking and car camping is available in Fisher Camp, and Fisher Camp RV/trailer passes are available. You can also purchase a vehicle pass (car or camping vehicle) for Camp Granny, or primitive camp for free.
Is there a quiet time in the campgrounds?
Quiet time will be enforced between 2am - 9am each morning. Please respect your neighboring UTOPiAFest family by keeping the noise down.
Are there showers?
Yes. Stay tuned for details.
What’s the water situation?
There will be free drinking water and bottled water for sale. Bring plenty for camping.
Is there a Lost and Found?
Yes, Lost and Found will operate during festival hours and will be located at the info tent. After Sunday at noon, all lost and found items will be moved off-site, where they will be held for 30 days. A form will be posted on our website to report and describe your lost items, if found we will contact you. There might be a charge to ship your items back to you.
Will fires/stoves be allowed?
Depending on burn ban, we may have festival sanctioned campfires! Above ground fires and stoves are permitted in campgrounds.
Are pets allowed?
UTOPiAFest has a strict no-pet policy, with exceptions only for service animals as specified by federal and state law. Due to large-scale service animal fraud and for the safety of our patrons, staff, and other service animals, all animals which do not meet the legal standards will not be allowed into the festival grounds. All service animals must be registered at the entrance gates. Please note, dogs (or other animals) whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support are not considered service animals by the ADA and and will not be allowed into the gates. For more info, visit www.ada.gov.
Is UTOPiAFest ADA accessible?
We want to make sure that all music lovers have access to the festival experience! The festival grounds are wheelchair accessible and ADA bathrooms are provided. Should you have any questions, or to request reasonable accommodation, please contact email@example.com.
Can I Bring My Medication?
Yes, medications are allowed into the festival and campgrounds as long as they comply with the following:
No over-the-counter medication is permitted unless in unopened, factory-sealed packaging.
No vitamins or supplements of any kind are permitted.
Prescription Medication can only be brought into the festival ground with the following:
A valid photo ID (See list of acceptable forms of identification);
Medication must be in original prescription bottle, in-date, legible, with name corresponding to photo ID;
Only one type of medication per bottle (matching the description printed on bottle);
Any prescription controlled substances may only be brought in quantities reasonable for your time at the festival.
Unsure if your medication is a controlled substance? Check out a list here: http://bit.ly/DEAcontrolledsubstances
Will be available
Will there be EMS on site?
We will have medical staff on site for the entire duration of UTOPiAFest. Upon arrival, please take note of the location of our clearly-marked medical tent should you need to stop by throughout the weekend. If you need medical assistance, contact the nearest security official, staff member, ambassador, or medical staff, or go to one of the on-site medical tents. If you’re not sure whether it’s an emergency or not, assume it is and get help immediately. All of our safety and medical staff are here to help you enjoy the festival and make it home safely – no judgements.
What about security?
Your health, safety and security are always our top priority. UTOPiAFest’s Safety Management team will continue to work closely with our public safety partners to raise our preparedness and ensure a safe, secure, and positive environment is provided for all attendees, artists, and staff.
What about weather?
UTOPiAFest is a rain or shine event. That said, your safety comes first. Should inclimate weather which may pose a risk to your health and safety force the cancellation of programing or evacuation of the festival grounds, no refunds will be issued. Texas weather can be unpredictable. Please keep an eye on the forecast, plan accordingly, and always listen to any updates from festival staff regarding your safety.
Will I be searched?
To ensure the safety of our UTOPiAFest family, all vehicles, persons and property are subject to search at all times. Failure to consent to a search will result in denial of entry or ejection from the event.
WHAT TO BRING
Cool clothes for the day
Warm clothes for the night
Camera (Send us links afterwards!)
Reusable Water Bottles (must be empty upon entry)
Food and Bevvies (No Glass!)
WHAT NOT TO BRING
Glass (Including wine bottles, glassware, pickle jars and test tubes)
Illegal substances of any kind
Weapons (items that could be used as a weapon)
Scooters or Personal Motor Vehicles
Compressed Gas Canisters (other than small propane/butane for camping stoves)
Gas-powered Generators (Except RVs)
No amplified music, drums or disruptive instruments
No unauthorized merchandise or vending