Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I purchase tickets?

Black Diamond Music and Arts Festival offers a one-stop shop approach to all of your festival needs. You can purchase single day tickets, 2-day general admission tickets, and VIP tickets, as well as reserve a camp site, dorm room, or a room at the Lodge at Hocking College all in place!

To order tickets and reserve your accommodations for the festival, click this link:

Black Diamond Music and Arts Festival

Where can I purchase tickets in person?

Tickets will be available for purchase at the festival. While we understand wanting to purchase tickets in person, we highly encourage you to purchase your tickets online to ensure you get the tickets you want, as well as reserve your camp site, dorm room, or a room at the Lodge at Hocking College.

What food vendors will be there?

There will be a wide variety of food options at the festival including pizza, burgers, hot dogs, tacos, barbeque, ice cream, and much more!

There will also be a wide range of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages for sale.

Where can I purchase a poster?

The festival will offer a wide range of merchandise for sale, including t-shirts, posters, and arts and crafts.

What can I bring into the festival?

We highly encourage you to visit the Rules and Regulations page at blackdiamondmusicfestival.com for a full list of allowable and unallowable items at the festival. For now, here is a brief list of what will and won’t be allowed in the festival:

Items listed below are for festival only and do not include camping area.

Prohibited Items:

Tents, instruments, knives or other weapons, selfie sticks, food, beverages (Other than permitted), drugs or pets (service animals allowed), large purses, camera bags, cinch bags, drones, glass, laser pens and fireworks.

Permitted Items:

Bags made of clear plastic, clear vinyl or clear PVC, which do not exceed 13”x17” in size (this includes clear backpacks under 13”x17”), one gallon clear zip top bag, small clutch bags (approximately the size of a hand either with or without a handle/strap), small fanny pack(s) or similar waist-packs, camelbacks and personal hydration systems are allowed but must be empty, factory sealed water bottles and/or a non-glass, empty water container, blankets, small personal bags and souvenirs purchased at the festival.

Bags, Backpacks and Purses: For security purposes, only small personal bags (purses, baby or diaper bags, etc.) will be permitted inside Black Diamond Music and Arts Festival and will be subject to search at all entrances. Large bags, backpacks, and sealed packages (including gifts for performers) of any kind are not permitted.

What can I bring into the campground?

You can bring all items allowed into the festival plus coolers, tents, food, beverages, large bags/purses and camera bags.

Are foldable chairs (lawn chairs, beach chairs, etc) permitted in the festival?

Yes, but only in designated areas. Please be aware that an area will be designated for chairs toward the back of the viewing area.

Do children get into the festival for free?

Children 12 and under will be permitted to enter the festival for free.

Will there be WiFi available?

WiFi will be available in designated areas only.

When does music start on Friday? Saturday? End times?

Music begins on Friday at 5pm.

Music begins on Saturday at 1pm.

Last acts for both Friday and Saturday begin at Midnight

Where will vendors be located?

Food and beverage vendors will be in one location. Arts and crafts and festival merchandise vendors will be located at another location. Both locations are inside the festival and easy to access. For a complete view of the festival, visit blackdiamondmusicfestival.com.

Can I check-in early?

Camping and dorm check-in begins Thursday night, June 9th and will continue through Friday, June 10th.