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Music festival

Festival Policies

General Festival Information



The box office/will call location will be determined at a later date.


Thursday, August 8, 2024    10:00am- 4:00 pm
Friday, August 9, 2024        10:00am – 8:30pm (gates do not open until 5:00pm)

Saturday, August 10, 2024  1:30pm – 8:30pm

Sunday, August 11, 2024    1:30pm – 8:30pm



  • Rock the Kootenays will take place RAIN or SHINE. 

  • There will be no refunds or exchanges resulting from festival schedule changes.

  • Rock the Kootenays is not responsible for lost, stolen, or forgotten passes.

  • The festival venue is a non-smoking venue.

  • All guests and bags are subject to search.

  • Remember to bring a lawn chair. Seating is not provided nor available for rent.

  • Cool down location: Western Financial Place will be open. Cooling misters will be on site.

  • Rock the Kootenays reserves the right to refuse entry to any guest at management’s discretion.

  • No public nudity or lewd conduct will be tolerated, if in violation you will be removed from the festival site.

  • All people attending Rock the Kootenays do so at their own risk. No liability is assumed by owners, managers, promoters, sponsors, or others associated with the event.

  • Any unauthorized use or resale of Rock the Kootenays branding/logos is strictly prohibited.



  • Empty refillable water bottles

  • Lawn chairs (seating is not provided)

  • Non-pro cameras (no detachable lenses)

  • Bags (smaller than 12x12x12”)

  • Hats

  • Sunscreen and bug spray

  • Rain umbrellas

  • Blanket

  • Children (with valid festival ticket)

  • Service animals (must be accredited or certified)



  • Weapons (knives, ammo, pepper spray, mace, etc.)

  • Wagons

  • Outside food and beverage

  • Chains or chain wallets

  • Large beach umbrellas

  • Audio recording devices

  • Professional cameras with detachable lenses

  • Tripods or selfie sticks

  • Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia 

  • Laser pointers

  • Coolers or large containers

  • Flags

  • Large signs

  • Discriminative or appropriative Items

  • Animals

  • Fireworks


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