FarmFest Policies

To make FarmFest a fun and safe place for children, families and our community, please abide by the below policies. Attendees that display behavior not in accordance with these policies may be asked to leave.

  • We encourage you to learn, dance, sing, connect, and be joyful.  While doing so, please be respectful and kind to others and refrain from objectionable or profane language.
  • Be responsible for yourself and look out for one another. Children 8 years of age and younger must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • FarmFest staff is here to help.  Look for the people wearing the FarmFest Staff shirts if you have any questions or concerns.
  • Keep yourself and your family hydrated and protected from the sun. If you need medical assistance, please come to the Penns Valley EMS area.
  • Celebrate responsibly.  Public intoxication and disorderly conduct (including the use of illegal drugs, aggressive and/or risky behavior) are not permitted.  Those displaying signs of public intoxication will be asked to leave.
  • No glass is permitted in the Grandstand area.  Please transfer beverages to appropriate containers.
  • Smoke in designated smoking areas only, and please dispose of your butts in the designated cans or take them with you.
  • We encourage you to bring your bike to ride around the beautiful festival grounds.   However, we do require that cyclists obey speed limits within festival area.
  • Lost and Found Items can be taken or found at the Information Booth.
  • If you see behavior that concerns you, please report it to your nearest FarmFest Staff Person or Security officer.
  • If you generate trash, take it with you.
  • Zero-Waste stations are provided to you at various places throughout the fairgrounds.  Please compost and recycle items at these stations.

We know that dogs are a big part of the family and well behaved, obedient dogs are welcome at FarmFest.  If you do bring your dog, please keep in mind the following rules:

  • Dogs are to be on a leash and accompanied by an adult owner/guardian at all times. They are not to be left in vehicles, tents, or tied to a tree, etc.
  • Clean up after your pet
  • Take proper care of your pets by keeping them watered and fed. There will be watering stations throughout the festival for your convenience.
  • Keep aggressive dogs at home!  Fighting and/or biting dogs (and their owners) will be asked to leave; no refunds will be given to campers.
  • All dogs must be licensed and have current vaccinations for rabies. Documentation must be available on request.
  • Barking dogs during quiet hours will be asked to leave.
  • Pay for camping at the Information Tent by the Grandstand.  You will receive a tag to attach to the outside of your tent or RV.  Please make sure it is prominently displayed.
  • Open fires of any kind are prohibited on the fairgrounds including, but not limited to, charcoal or gas BBQ grills.
  • Bring your stories, songs, and acoustic instruments!
  • There is a designated Quiet Area.  If you are camping in the Quiet Area, you must respect quiet times from 11pm-9am.
  • FarmFest is not responsible for any lost or stolen objects.  Please keep valuables stored in your car or in another secure place.
  • If you pack it in, please pack it out! As a rule, please plan to leave your campsite better than you found it.