General Inquiries2022-01-21T19:35:28+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the festival held?2022-02-11T20:14:11+00:00

The festival takes place at various venues in Fort Tuthill County Park, located off exit 337 (the same exit that you take for the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport) on Interstate 17 south of Flagstaff. The main stage is in the Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill. The park entrance is on Route 89A, just west and north of the interstate overpass. Look for signs that say “Bluegrass Festival This Weekend” to direct you. Once you reach the fairgrounds, there is additional signage.

Find maps and directions on our venue page.

Where are your rules and policies regarding seating, food, etc?2021-07-23T21:16:06+00:00

Please visit our Rules & Policies page for all details about seating, parking, food, animals and more.

How can I volunteer at the festival?2014-05-07T07:25:51+00:00

Pickin’ in the Pines runs on volunteer energy! Please visit our volunteer page to get information about how to volunteer at our festival.

How long are 3-day Early Bird tickets available?2022-02-07T17:18:51+00:00

Early Bird tickets are available from 3/1/22 to 3/31/22. Visit our tickets page to purchase tickets and get current pricing information.

Where is the Pepsi Amphitheater at Ft. Tuthill County Park located?2013-11-19T07:33:04+00:00

The Pepsi Amphitheater (formerly called Pine Mountain Amphitheater) is located off exit 337 (the same exit that you take for the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport) on Interstate 17 south of Flagstaff, Arizona. The amphitheater is inside of Fort Tuthill County Park. The park entrance is on Route 89A, just west and north of the interstate overpass. Look for signs that say “Bluegrass Festival This Weekend” to direct you. Once you reach the fairgrounds, there is additional signage. There is a map on our venue page that can also help guide you.

Is there a map of the area where the festival is held?2022-05-16T21:55:47+00:00

Yes, we have a map of the fairgrounds that locates the campgrounds, the venues, roads, foot trails, restrooms, parking, first aid and more on the venue page.

Can I enter and leave the festival throughout the day?2013-11-19T07:30:53+00:00

When you arrive at the festival, we’ll exchange your ticket for a wristband which allows you to enter and exit the festival grounds throughout the weekend.

How can I find out which bands are playing?2013-11-19T07:30:26+00:00

Visit our lineup page.

What time is my favorite band playing?2013-11-19T07:29:45+00:00
What are the festival hours?2022-01-20T04:10:43+00:00

Friday: Gates at 10:00 am
Music from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday: Gates at 9:00 am
Music from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday: Gates at 8:30 am
Music from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Times are subject to change, check back before the festival for the exact times.
Visit the schedule page for exact times.

How can I receive information about Pickin’ in the Pines by e-mail?2013-11-19T07:28:13+00:00

Sign up to receive e-mails from Pickin’ in the Pines in the subscribe box at the bottom of any page. We send out messages occasionally, when we have important announcements to make, but we don’t share our list! You can also follow Pickin’ in the Pines on Facebook.

How can I be a vendor at the festival?2013-11-19T07:26:54+00:00

Please visit our vendor page for more information.

How can my business become a sponsor of the festival?2013-11-19T07:25:18+00:00

Visit our sponsorship page for information about how to become a sponsor of the festival.

How far is the amphitheater from the camping area?2022-02-07T01:24:57+00:00

All camping areas are a moderate, 1/8- to 1/4-mile walk from the amphitheater. There will be a free shuttle service between the campground and the amphitheater running in a continuous loop from the campground and parking lots to the amphitheater. The shuttle stops are at the campground, main parking lot and amphitheater during main stage festival hours. Shuttle times will be posted at the entrance to the amphitheater and campground. The campgrounds connect to the Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS), where you can hike or bike for miles.

Is there transportation around the festival grounds?2022-02-07T01:25:08+00:00

All camping areas are a moderate, 1/8- to 1/4-mile walk from the amphitheater. There will be a free shuttle service between the campground and the amphitheater running in a continuous loop from the campground and parking lots to the amphitheater. The shuttle stops are at the campground, main parking lot and amphitheater during main stage festival hours. Shuttle times will be posted at the entrance to the amphitheater and campground. The campgrounds connect to the Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS), where you can hike or bike for miles.

What’s available for kids to do at the festival?2022-02-07T01:27:13+00:00

There’s so much for kids to do during the festival weekend! Arts and crafts, bubbles, dancing, workshops and so much more. Kids (age 14 and under) are admitted free with an adult ticketed parent or guardian.  Visit the kids activities page for more information.

What’s the schedule for workshops?2013-11-19T07:22:53+00:00

The workshop schedule will be posted shortly before the festival on the workshop schedule page.

Where can I get tickets for the festival?2022-02-14T21:15:41+00:00

Tickets can be purchased online through via our tickets page. Tickets are available for purchase online only. 

All festival 3 day passes, single day tickets or camping tickets purchased through the website will be held at  the Pepsi amphitheater Box Office Will Call where you may exchange them for appropriate wristbands. Simply bring a photo ID to the Pepsi Amphitheater Box Office.

What can I do about a problem with my ticket order?2022-02-07T17:20:43+00:00

Please contact RPM Ticketing first at info@r-entertainment.com. They handle all ticketing needs and have records of all ticket orders.

Why haven’t I received my tickets for the festival?2022-02-14T21:16:05+00:00

Tickets can be purchased online through RPM Ticketing via our tickets page.

If you’ve already purchased tickets and have a question about your order, contact info@r-entertainment.com.

All festival 3 day passes, single day tickets or camping tickets purchased through the RPM Ticketing website will be held at the Pepsi amphitheater Box Office Will Call where you may exchange them for appropriate wristbands. Simply bring your RPM Ticketing receipt or confirmation number and photo ID as proof of your purchase to the Pepsi Amphitheater Box Office.

I’ve purchased tickets, but now I can’t come. Can I get a refund?2022-02-05T00:17:05+00:00

Refund Policy: Tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to use your ticket, you may designate someone else to use it. Contact RPM Ticketing to transfer your ticket into their name: info@r-entertainment.com.

May I bring my own food into the Amphitheater?2022-02-07T17:22:05+00:00

Attendees may bring a small bag of personal snacks or a very small personal cooler with sealed drinks and snacks (6 pack style cooler). You may also bring in sealed water bottles. No glass or alcohol allowed. Vendors inside the venue will offer a wide range of foods including vegetarian and gluten free options. 

May I bring my own drinks into the Pepsi Amphitheater at Ft. Tuthill County Park?2013-11-19T07:15:57+00:00

You may bring your own water in factory-sealed containers only. There are drinking fountains inside the amphitheater, so to cut down on waste, we encourage you to bring an empty water bottle with you to the venue, and fill it from the drinking fountain. If you bring liquids in re-useable containers, you will be asked to empty them before entering the festival grounds. A variety of beer, soda, coffee and wine will also be for sale. Only small personal coolers are permitted, no large coolers. No glass or alcohol allowed.

May I bring my pet to the festival or campground?2022-02-07T01:57:16+00:00

Only trained service animals are allowed inside the Pepsi Amphitheater.  No other pets are allowed inside Pepsi Amphitheater.

Pet Policy for the campgrounds:
Please read our pet policy for the campground here.

May I bring my own chair to the festival?2013-11-19T07:14:34+00:00

You may bring your own lawn chair to the festival. There is also a large area in front of the stage where you may use the provided folding chairs or you may place your own low-profile chair on the lawn.

Please be considerate and not block others’ views of the stage.

If you leave your seats unattended, they are available for others to sit in until you return. You need to bring your chair with you at the end of each night. If you leave your chair inside the festival, you will find it outside the festival gate the next morning.

How can I enter my band into the band contest?2013-11-19T07:11:17+00:00

Visit the band contest page for information about how to enter the band contest.

What are my camping options?2013-11-19T07:09:53+00:00

Camping options have changed from previous years. For up to the minute information, please visit our camping page.

Are vehicles allowed in the campgrounds?2013-11-19T07:09:01+00:00

Each of the campgrounds has different rules for vehicles. Some campground tickets come with a vehicle pass, some need to be purchased in addition to the camping ticket. Visit our camping page for details about each campground.

Are there showers at the campground?2022-02-11T20:38:50+00:00

Showers are available to our campers for free. Find out more details at the campground check-in during the festival. For additional Flagstaff shower locations please see Flagstaff shower options for more information.

Is RV camping available?2013-11-18T23:53:58+00:00

Please visit our camping page to learn more about RV camping options.

Are campfires allowed at the campground?2022-01-20T04:14:04+00:00

Campfires are okay in some of the campgrounds (not all), barring any fire restrictions. If there are fire restrictions, you will be notified upon check-in. Please use the existing campfire rings available and you may choose to bring your own above-ground fireplace. Campfires must NOT be left unattended. Make sure yours is out before leaving the campground or retiring for the evening. Wood is available for sale, or you may bring your own. Pack it in, pack it out. Do not leave unused wood in the campground. Wood cutting inside the park is prohibited.

Visit our camping rules page for more details on campfires.

Booking Inquiries2013-11-18T07:13:23+00:00

Thank you for your interest in performing at the festival. Pickin’ in the Pines has a closed artist submission process and does not accept unsolicited artist submissions. Please do not contact Pickin’ in the Pines regarding artist submissions. Thank you.

Do you sell tickets locally?2022-02-05T00:15:44+00:00

Tickets are available online only. Visit our tickets page to purchase tickets.

COVID-19 Information2022-02-07T17:18:20+00:00

COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. There is an inherent and elevated risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place or place where people are present and there is no guarantee, express or implied, that those attending the festival will not be exposed to COVID-19.

Pickin’ in the Pines will adhere to all guidelines of Coconino County regarding COVID-19 at the time of the festival.

Rules & Policies

For more information about seating, parking, food & beverages, children, weather, tickets and more, please click below. 

View the Rules & Policies page
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