Fairie Festival FAQs - Spoutwood Farm

Fairie Festival FAQs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title=”What are the dates of the next Fairie Festival?” tab_id=”1478869816413-f65dba04-2f18″][vc_column_text]May 4, 5, and 6, 2018[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How can I perform, exhibit or vend at the 2017 Fairie Festival?” tab_id=”1478869816675-3e40a1f7-bbec”][vc_column_text]We are no longer accepting performer or vendor applications for the 2018 Festival.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How can I volunteer at the 2017 Fairie Festival?” tab_id=”1478870174655-386b04fc-bf88″][vc_column_text]Volunteers can sign up to help with the Farm or the Festival. You can apply to volunteer here, or attend one of our upcoming volunteer meetings or events here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What are the Festival’s hours?” tab_id=”1478870220080-3b2bf2fe-068b”][vc_column_text]Friday: 12pm to 6pm

Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 6pm[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How much are tickets and where can I get them?” tab_id=”1478870324501-0906ac11-985b”][vc_column_text]Ticket pricing details for adults and children ages 12 and over, including packages for weekends and families can be found here. Advance ticket sales are discounted for a limited time and no discounts or packages will be available at the gate. Children ages 3 through 12 year are always only $5. Children ages 2 years and under are free. On Friday, Children’s Day, all children ages 12 year and under get free admittance to the Festival.

Tickets are available online starting in January with advance sale discounts ending April 28, 2017 at midnight. Full priced single day adult tickets and children’s tickets will be available online until midnight the day before the Festival begins, May 4th. Full priced single day adult tickets and children’s tickets are also available at the gate during Festival hours.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How do I get to Spoutwood Farm/the Festival?” tab_id=”1478870378187-338bdd6e-cc77″][vc_column_text]Spoutwood Farm is located at

4255 Pierceville Road
Glen Rock, PA 17327

You can use this address in your GPS or on an online mapping program.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is the parking situation?” tab_id=”1478870472515-2d79e095-4d61″][vc_column_text]Parking for Fairie Festival is located off-site at a neighboring farm on Pierceville Road and is $5 (cash only) per vehicle. Please follow signs for Official Festival Parking.

Handicapped parking is located near the entrance to the Festival.

We encourage you to carpool to the Festival. Carpooling saves on gas and parking fees, and is a kinder option for our Earth.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”How much is parking?” tab_id=”1478870566436-cc23ff78-8ce4″][vc_column_text]Parking is $5- cash only. The on-site ATM is only available once inside the Fairie Festival.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Where can I stay for the weekend of Fairie Festival?” tab_id=”1490870266100-bae5ede2-b4fa”][vc_column_text]We recommend the Hampton Inn in Shrewsbury/Glen Rock, a Fairie Festival sponsor for many years. Many of our performers and vendors stay at this hotel, so you will likely get to rub wings with other fae during your stay.

For those who prefer to camp, we are told many of our attendees camp at the nearby Codorus State Park.

Other accommodations can be found in Shrewsbury and York, PA, and in Hunt Valley, MD, all within about a half hour drive of Spoutwood.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I bring my pet to the Festival?” tab_id=”1478870603838-1424d91f-8f04″][vc_column_text]Yes! We welcome four-legged friends at the Fairie Festival!

Pets are allowed at the Fairie Festival, but they must be kept on a leash, cleaned up after, and are the owner’s responsibility at all times. Should your four-legged friend pose any problems while at the festival, we may ask you to remove him/her from the festival grounds. We are expecting 12,000+ people over the weekend, a few thousand each day, so please take this into consideration when choosing whether or not you bring your dog, cat, rabbit, etc with you.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I come in costume?” tab_id=”1478870699874-7e200466-cdaa”][vc_column_text]Yes! We encourage everyone to dress up in their fairie finest for the Festival.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I bring my awesome new sword, toy bow and arrows, or replica weapon?” tab_id=”1478870733843-19dee46d-792f”][vc_column_text]No. Spoutwood has a NO WEAPONS policy. No toy, replica, or real weapons allowed. Please leave them at home. Guests bringing weapons to the gate will be asked to return them to their cars.

Some performances may include pre-approved prop weapons, ONLY during performance.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Does the Festival take credit cards?” tab_id=”1478870785436-59413777-059d”][vc_column_text]Parking is $5 cash only. The Festival Front Gate usually cannot process cards (our connection at the Front Gate is limited, sometimes unavailable) – please bring cash for your entrance fee or buy your tickets online in advance.

Some vendors accept credit cards. However, some vendors only take cash, and there have occasionally been technical difficulties with card readers. There will be an ATM on site, but we also recommend that folks bring some cash or checks just in case.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Will there be an ATM on site?” tab_id=”1478870818528-0f298f48-c16c”][vc_column_text]Yes! There will be an ATM located near the Maypole Court.

Many of our vendors are only able to accept cash payment, so we do our best to provide an ATM for our guests. Nevertheless, we do recommend that folks bring some cash or checks just in case technical difficulties occur.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is the Festival universally accessible for those with disabilities?” tab_id=”1478870881221-e7436049-8ec9″][vc_column_text]All are welcome at Fairie Festival. Individuals with wheelchairs and other mobility aids do attend. We provide handicapped parking near the entrance to the Fest.

However, please note that the Festival takes place on a working farm in the rolling hills of Glen Rock, Pennsylvania. As such, there are hills, rocky terrain, and if it rains, a lot of mud on the Festival Grounds. The Farm can be rough on wheelchairs and scooters.

If you have questions or concerns about accessibility, feel free to email Amy Fae, Festival Coordinator, at AdminiFae@Spoutwood.org.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”What is Spoutwood’s policy on smoking?” tab_id=”1478870931550-e3b746b8-75c7″][vc_column_text]Smoking is allowed ONLY in designated smoking areas. This includes smoking of e-cigarettes. The Festival has two smoking courts and two separate e-cig courts: one of each is located by the Sunshine Court area, and the other up on Frodo’s Hill.

Signs for smoking courts are posted around the Festival, and you can always ask a Yellow Page or other staff member where the nearest smoking court is.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Can I go barefoot at the Festival?” tab_id=”1478871067135-847b586d-d994″][vc_column_text]Spoutwood Farm is covered in growing things, including poison ivy and thorny plants. There are also a lot of rocks and gravel on the Festival grounds, as well as ticks. While we do our best to control the poison ivy and keep our pathways clear, we strongly encourage you to protect your feet and wear shoes during your visit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is there poison ivy at the Farm?” tab_id=”1478871102798-3cc4bb99-b275″][vc_column_text]YES. Please wear shoes and protect your feet. There are washing stations by the port-a-potties to wash hands, should you think you’ve come into contact with those pesky little leaves-of-three.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Will there be vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free food available?” tab_id=”1478871148051-ceab8ebb-7619″][vc_column_text]We do our best to select food vendors who serve a range of foods, including options for those with dietary restrictions such as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. While not all vendors will have all of these options available, most of our guests are able to find plenty of delicious treats at the Festival.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Is alcohol available or allowed at Fairie Festival?” tab_id=”1492601819353-be02ab2a-95c4″][vc_column_text]Fairie Festival is an alcohol-free event. No alcohol will be for sale onsite, and we request that you leave yours at home for after-revels. No obvious or public inebriation will be tolerated.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]