Wild Hare Country Festival Albany Oregon July 19-20 2019 Poster


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bag policy

NO backpacks, purses or bags are allowed to be brought into the venue (this does NOT include the overnight area), EXCEPT for the following:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12.” (official Harefest clear plastic tote bags are available at the box office);
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags, i.e. Ziploc bag or something similar;
  • Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand (and that do not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5”), with or without a handle or strap; and
  • Clear plastic Hydration packs (empty upon entry), i.e. clear plastic CamelBak bag or something similar.

For the avoidance of doubt, iridescent, color-tinted, and opalescent bags are NOT allowed; they must be clear. Some examples of approved bags can be found HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE.

Tickets & Seating

How much are tickets and where do I get them?

Tickets and info available on our ticket page!

I lost my tickets. What can I do?

Contact Afton Tickets Customer Service and they can help! Email: support@aftontickets.com

What is the difference between Wild Hare Music Festival and Harefest? And how are they connected?

Wild Hare Music Festival is a national-level fest featuring original Country, Americana, Southern Rock, Blues, and Red Dirt artists. Harefest is a classic rock “Tribute Band” festival. VERY different music…but both a ton of fun!

Both events are produced by Wild Hare Saloon and J-Fell Presents, and take place at the same venue – Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby, Oregon.

Wild Hare Music Festival is ALL AGES, whereas Harefest is a 21+ event.


Can I upgrade my ticket purchase to add VIP, RV or GA passes?

ADVANCE: You can upgrade tickets in advance (recommend) by contacting Afton Tickets
AT THE FESTIVAL: Subject to availability and restrictions.
NOTE: Single Day passes can’t be upgraded at the event. You would have to purchase the additional day at the single day prices.

Is handicapped seating / parking available?

There is no seating at all, but the concert field is navigable by most wheelchairs and scooters. Our staff is also happy to help folks who need extra assistance getting settled into a good space. ADA parking is available at a great location next to the entrance of the concert area!

Additional Ticket Info

  • Children ages 6 & under get in free.
  • VALID ID REQUIRED to obtain tickets and entry into the Festival.

Is reserved seating available?

No. The event is all General Admission with no seating. However, you may bring chairs and blankets. (read a little further for more about that….)

Is there a chance of the event ‘Selling out’?

Yes. This is a fantastic event! That said, we have room for way more people than we’re expecting. Either way, wait until the last minute to get tickets at your own peril.

Can I split a Festival Pass between multiple people (one for each day)?

No. Festival Pass holders will receive a non-transferable wristband upon entry.

What time does the box office open at the event?

5:00pm Friday / 9:00am Saturday.

What is the policy regarding bringing chairs and blankets into the venue?

Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed in designated areas! Low back chairs preferred but not required.

Is Marijuana smoking allowed at Wild Hare Countryfest?

No. Even though it’s legal in Oregon now, it is prohibited at Clackamas County Fairgrounds per the OLCC. It is not our decision to make, so please don’t hold it against us!

Food & Drinks

What does it mean that the bars are "cashless"?

To help speed up the bar lines this year and make it more convenient for everyone, we’re going cashless! FastBar is a cashless payment system that helps you get drinks quicker. The way it works is really simple: when you arrive onsite, you’ll get a wristband that’s linked up to your credit card. At the bar, simply tap to pay in less than a second. At the end of the event we’ll automatically close you out with the card on file and send you an electronic receipt! Fastbar payment will be accepted at all bars, the official festival merch booth, and for Saturday Brunch. Independent vendors and food carts will accept cash and credit card payments. To learn more about FastBar, CLICK HERE. Register for your Wild Hare Music Fest FastBar wristband HERE.

What types of food will be available for purchase?

There will be a variety of independent food vendors on site, including brunch on Saturday mornings at 9am for overnight attendees. We’ll post a list of food carts soon. All independent vendors accept cash and credit card payment.

What types of drinks will be available for purchase?

A variety of drink options including beer, wine, cider, soft drinks, and energy drinks (Liquor available in VIP areas only). All bars will only accept Fastbar payment.

I still have some Wild Hare Country Fest beer tokens burning a hole in my pocket. Can I use those?

2022 will be the last year Harefest or Wild Hare Music Festival will honor previously sold tokens. To redeem your tokens, go to the FastBar registration table when you arrive and turn them in for a $5 credit on your FastBar wristband. Past tokens may ONLY be redeemed at the FastBar registration table.

Can I bring my own food and drink to the concert?

Outside food or drink are NOT permitted in the concert venue. However, overnight guests (camping and RV’s) may bring outside food and drink for consumption in their campsite or RV, subject to the overnight policies listed here. EMPTY and TRANSPARENT water/spray bottles ARE PERMITTED!! (see more about free water below)

What are the Saturday morning breakfast options?

Start your day with a trip through the Wild Hare Saloon-catered brunch Buffet (Pancakes, Biscuits and Gravy, Country Potatoes, Bacon, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, and Fresh Fruit) while enjoying ‘Songwriters in the Round‘ featuring Olivia Harms, Marcedes Carroll, and Trent Beaver from 9:15 am until 10:45 am. Brunch tickets are available for $15 in advance and at the event using Fastbar payment.

Will there be free water available at Wild Hare Country Festival?

YES. You may either bring in an EMPTY and TRANSPARENT bottle to refill, or you can purchase a commemorative mug at the festival.

Are there ATM machines at Wild Hare Music Festival?


What's the alcohol policy for this all ages event?

In order to prevent underage access to alcohol, we will be providing 21+ wristbands.  Any minors found in possession of alcohol will lose their credentials and be asked to leave the festival grounds.  Any adult providing alcohol to minors will also lose their credentials and be asked to leave the festival grounds.  This policy will be enforced across the entire festival grounds.

Parking & Camping

How do I purchase VIP RV Parking?

VIP RV spaces are only available through sponsors, event partners, and contests. Many companies become sponsors so they can treat their employees to an amazing weekend of music “VIP” Style!  Email us at gm@wildharemusicfest.com to inquire about sponsorship opportunities.

Can we reserve RV Parking spaces next to each other?

YES!  We have 270 RV spaces that can be reserved during the purchase process.  See our Tickets Page for more details.

Can we have two vehicles in an RV space?

No. Only one “engine” per RV space.

Can we reserve tent campsites spaces next to each other?

No. Attendees aren’t able to reserve specific tent camping spaces.

What time do the RV sites open?

We’ll begin parking RVs at 1:00 pm on Friday, July 15

What time does the Tent Campground open?

2:00pm Friday, July 15

What time do we need to vacate the camping areas after the event?

All overnight attendees must vacate the property by 10:00am on Sunday, July 17.

How many people can stay in an RV or tent?

As many people as can safely fit.The only requirement is that ALL persons entering the overnight area must have an overnight pass.

Can I park a tent trailer in a “tent” campsite?

Only tents are allowed in the tent campsite.

Can I put up a tent in an RV space?

No… with one exception. If the tent is up off the ground (like a ‘tent trailer) then it can be used in an RV site.

Can I park my car next to my tent?

No. Only tents are allowed in the tent campsite. Cars must be parked in the main lot or in an overnight parking space (both require a fee), but you will be able to pull up to tent campsite to unload gear, and there will be vehicles & staff to help transport your camping supplies to your chosen tent spot.

I’m towing a car with my RV. Can I park both in our RV space?

RV reservations are good for “1 motor”. Additional motorized vehicles will need to pay $10/day parking. However, if you have a non-motorized trailer being pulled by a truck, then a separate parking fee is not required. In both cases, you may be asked to “decouple” and park your car or towing vehicle in the main lot at the discretion of the parking staff.

Can I use a gas or propane grill at the campsite or RV spaces?

No. Gas or propane grills are prohibited. Smoking permitted in designated areas only.

Can I use an Electric Pellet Grill, such as a Traeger?

Actually, Yes!

Why are overnight attendees required to sign a liability waiver?

It’s an insurance and liability issue, and is commonplace at festivals. You can save time by pre-signing the waiver and bring it to the campsite/RV check in. LIABILITY WAIVER.

Can I sleep overnight in my car in festival parking areas?

In accordance with Clackamas County overnight taxation policies and venue agreements, we are not able to authorize people ‘sleeping in their cars’ instead of tent camping.  Attendees must either stay overnight in a designated RV space, or in the tent camping area where vehicles are not permitted.  

Can we go in/out of the parking lot without having to pay for parking again?

Overnight attendees may leave and come back to the lot without having to pay again. However, this is all subject to availability… space is not guaranteed when you leave. Check with parking attendant for more info about this.

General Event Info

Is there any Flag, Sign, Decoration policy in the overnight or venue areas?

We love spirit & enthusiasm (we promise), but we also want everyone to be able to see the stage. We want to see the fans capturing great photos and videos and, above all else, keep everyone safe. Please keep these guidelines in mind:

  • No political signs or paraphernalia.  Let the music bring people together!   
  • No flags, flag poles, or extendable poles.
  • No Inflatables.
  • Nothing that can poke, stab or fall causing injury.
  • NO hate speech, negativity or illegal activities.
  • Signs or decorations may be used to decorate reserveable spaces only, but cannot be hung or displayed on any fences or structures that are part of the fairgrounds.

Security reserves the right to deny entry to signs or decorations they deem unacceptable.

What is your firearms policy?

Firearms are strictly prohibited on the festival grounds for the duration of the event.

Can I get a one night camping pass and join a group?

You would need to purchase an overnight pass in order to gain entry to the camping areas.

But what if I have a conceal and carry permit?

Still a no. Clackamas County Fairgrounds forbids any firearms at this event.

Am I allowed to leave the event and then come back in the same day?

Same day re-entry is only allowed with the purchase of an overnight pass. 

Will there be phone charging stations at Wild Hare Music Festival?

Sort of.  We supply the outlets and you supply your own charging cables.  #countrystyle #lowbrow

What is your audio/video/photo policy?

No Audio Recording. No Video Recording. No Professional Photography without appropriate credentials. Professional cameras are defined as those with any protruding lens. Cell phones and “point and click” cameras are permitted.

Are animals allowed at Wild Hare Country Festival?

NO ANIMALS ARE ALLOWED ANYWHERE ON THE WILD HARE MUSIC FEST GROUNDS. This includes the music venue, camping, RV Lot, and all other areas. However, licensed service animals are permitted with verified credentials/license.

Is there a #hashtag for Wild Hare music Festival?

Yes indeed! Make sure to tag all your social posts (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) with:
#wildharemusicfest or #whmf22

Can we bring bubble wands and squirt guns?

Bubbles, yes. Squirt guns, no.

I sell stuff. Can I sell stuff at Wild Hare Music Festival?

Yes!  We have a Vendor’s Row and a Food Cart Pod in the most heavily trafficked area of the festival.  If you are interested in setting up shop at the show, please apply here:

My band would be PERFECT for Wild Hare Music Festival. How can we get on the bill?

The 2022 festival line-up is locked, but we’re always on the lookout for next year’s talent. If you would like to submit your band’s material for 2023 consideration, please use this SUBMISSION FORM.

RSVP & Rally your Posse!

Get Tickets

Downloadable Schedule

Get Tickets

RSVP & Rally your Posse!

Downloadable Schedule

Many Thanks to our Amazing Partners

Coors Light
coors banquet
mike's hard lemonade seltzer
coors banquet
2 towns ciderhouse
coors banquet
deschutes brewery
503 Distilling: proud sponsors of Wild Hare Music Fest
Clinkscales toilets: proud sponsor of Wild Hare Music Fest
Clinkscales toilets: proud sponsor of Wild Hare Music Fest
Nectar Cannabis: Wild Hare Music Fest "Shady Grove" stage sponsor
Mt Hood Center: proud sponsor of Wild Hare Music Fest
Mt Hood Center: proud sponsor of Wild Hare Music Fest
Integrity Corps: proud sponsor of Wild Hare Music Fest
The Canby Current: proud sponsor of Wild Hare Music fest

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