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There are a few clarifications and rules for RV, Tent Camping and the Tailgate Tent Spots, please scroll down to review and see what is the best fit for you!

  • The RV grounds is for self-contained RVs with hard-shell exteriors only. (Pop-ups are allowed.) Tents are prohibited in the RV area. Tent campers have their own location (field) in a separate spot.

All entry and exit for the RV grounds are via 8444 Old River Road Pinewood,SC 29125

  • The RV lot is open between 8-4 p.m. Thursday of Birdfest week, and again at 8 a.m. on Friday. We will reach out to you to see when you plan on arriving to assist in staggered entry. (Note, if you are tent camping, we ask that you don’t arrive until Friday for safety concerns.)
  • Upon check-in, present the pre-purchased RV tickets. Proceed to the RV lot. The RV attendant will check you in, assist in parking your RV, and then instruct you to go to Festival Check-in to claim your wristbands and credentials.
  • RVs will be parked based on the order of arrival. No spaces may be held. If you plan to camp beside another group, you should arrive together. Site selection is not guaranteed.
  • Coolers, backpacks, and wristbands may be checked at the campground for festival entry.
  • There are no water hookups.
  • Drugs, tobacco products, firearms, fireworks, and animals are prohibited. Glass containers are not allowed on festival grounds.
  • Talking, singing, radios, televisions, etc. must be kept at a volume that will not disturb other guests. “Quiet Time” is from midnight to 7 a.m. Generators should be turned off to observe “Quiet Time.”
  • All RV’s must have a fire extinguisher easily visible from the outside or readily available from the door of the RV.
  • Children are to be supervised at all times.
  • Please put trash in properly labeled containers.
  • South Carolina Waterfowl Association is not responsible or liable for accidents, loss, or theft occurring in the RV area at BirdFest.
  • BirdFest reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time.
  • The RV Manager has the authority to enforce these rules throughout the event. By purchasing your tickets, you agree to abide by these rules.
  • The rules and regulations outlined are intended to keep the RV area safe and orderly and to ensure a pleasant experience for everyone.
  • All festival rules apply in the RV grounds.
  • Alcohol (not in glass containers) may be brought on-site.
Available Passes

RV Parking

Set-Up Time

Beginning Thursday, May 2
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Must be in place by Noon, Friday

Tear-Down Time

Must leave by Sunday at 10 a.m.

RV spaces must be purchased with a GA weekend pass, sponsor package or VIP weekend pass.

Your RV purchase includes space and parking for one RV and one vehicle.

You must be able to fit the RV as well as any additional features in the reserved space. Please, no generators after midnight.

Tent Camping

Set-Up Time

Beginning Friday, 8 a.m.

Tear-Down Time

Must leave by Sunday at 10 a.m.

You can pitch your tent (literally and figuratively) in a flat, open field adjacent to the festival. NEW IN 2024 – a water truck is on site to off-set dust! Spots will be loosely marked with rope and are first-come, first-served basis.

One vehicle per tent camping location is allowed. If you have more than one vehicle, you may park it in GA parking. Keep in mind BirdFest is NOT responsible for damage or theft to any vehicles left unattended in the GA parking overnight.

Alcohol (not in glass containers) may be brought on-site.

Tailgate Tent Spot

Set-Up Time

Beginning 8 a.m. Friday

Tear-Down Time

By Midnight, Saturday

What is a Tailgate Tent Spot?

A Tailgate Tent Spot is an area to pitch a pop-up style tent, hang out in the shade, and enjoy the music with your family and friends. You must provide your own 10×10 pop-up style tent. BYOT. Tailgate Tent Spot passes must be purchased with a festival ticket as well to gain entry into BirdFest.

  • These spots are first come first serve for the third row and back. The first two rows are reserved for our sponsors. If you’d like to be in the front row for your tailgate tent spot, we recommend becoming a sponsor.

  • You may bring drinks, food, coolers, tables, chairs, and whatever you may need, but GLASS IS NOT ALLOWED.

  • There will NOT be power provided. 10×10 pop-up tents only.

  • BirdFest will provide each Tailgate Tent Spot with special BirdFest plastic cups as well. Alcohol (not in glass containers) may be brought on-site.

  • Ideally, please take your pop-up tent down by midnight on Saturday, or if need by, by 10 a.m. on Sunday. Any tents left on the grounds after that become property of BirdFest and will be sold back to you in 2025 for $500. (Kidding, or are we?)

What Should I Bring For RV or Tent Camping?

  • Tent, ground cover and sleeping pad; air mattress and sleeping bag; blankets and pillows.

  • Raincoat, sunscreen, hat/bandana, sunglasses, headlamp, warm clothes (for at night)

  • Feel free to bring your own food and beverages.

  • Alcohol (not in glass containers) may be brought on-site.

  • Each Tent Camping spot and RV spot has room for ONE VEHICLE.

  • A healthy taste for good music and a good attitude.

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