Camping Information

PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES AND F.A.Q’S.

 

ABSOLUTELY NO PETS

4-wheelers, dirt-bikes, golf carts and other similar vehicles are prohibited. Un-licensed motorized vehicles and campers will not be permitted to enter the JiTV grounds.

YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE TO RESERVE A CAMPSITE
(If you are 18 and over but not quite 21 by Gates Open, please call 585-535-7447 for more info)

Jam in the Valley has approximately 1,200 on-site “primitive” camping spaces. Most of the campground areas are “open-spaced” with rolling fields and limited gravel road access. There are no electrical or water connections or dump stations available. Each site is roughly measured out to be 25ft x 50ft (1250 sq. feet) or roughly equal to 1250 sq feet. Big Rig Sites are 30×50 and equal 1500 sq. ft.

ONE vehicle pass comes with each campsite purchased. ALL PATRONS STAYING IN THE JITV CAMPGROUNS must be wearing a valid JiTV CAMPING ACCESS wristband AT ALL TIMES. ADDITIONAL CAMPSITE Vehicles must have an ADDITIONAL CAMPSITE VEHICLE PASS (which must be purchased in advance). This pass will allow you to park one extra vehicle on the site you are visiting and registered to, or to park in the general concert parking lot. OVERNIGHT VISITOR PARKING PASSES SHOULD BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE ON-LINE OR BY CALLING 585-535-7447. (Purchasing an additional campsite vehicle pass requires the purchase of a 4Day camping access pass, which includes general admission to all concerts). ONLY TWO STEERING WHEELS PER SITE! ONLY 4 PEOPLE PER SITE!

All persons camping in or utilizing Jam in the Valley campground facilities do so at their own risk.

EVERYONE CAMPING AT JAM IN THE VALLEY MUST HAVE A VALID JiTV CAMPING ACCESS WRISTBAND APPLIED TO THEIR WRIST AT ALL TIMES. NO EXCEPTIONS!

No liability is assumed by owners, managers, promoters, sponsors or others.

If you have any questions regarding any of the following operating times, procedures or rules, please call us toll free at (877) 744-5488 or locally at(585) 535-7447. You may also email any questions you may have by using the “Contact Us” link on the top bar or at the bottom of this page.

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Arriving Procedures/Camping Hours:

CAMPGROUND LOAD-IN STARTS THE FIRST SATURDAY IN JULY

Jam in the Valley Campground Load-in Hours:

REGISTRATION HOURS (ALL CAMPERS)

Sat. First Sat. in July
Noon – 8:00 p.m.
Sun. Noon – 8:00 p.m.


REGISTRATION CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY

Wed. 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thurs. JiTV Day 1 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fri. JiTV Day 2
9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sat. JiTV Day 3
9:00 a.m. – NOON

 

Please arrive during these specific load-in hours

CAMPERS MUST ARRIVE DURING REGISTRATION HOURS. NO EXCEPTIONS!

CAMPERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO REGISTER OR ENTER CAMPGROUNDS
AFTER REGISTRATION HOURS.

Please follow signs on Route 20A near the Jam in the Valley campgrounds.

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RV / Camping Trailer Staging Area:

For safety reasons and to reduce traffic congestion on Route 20A, please enter the campground staging area with your campers. Once in the staging area, Jam in the Valley staff members will register, assist and direct you to your campsites.

Upon Your Arrival:

ALL CAMPING UNITS AND VEHICLES WILL BE SUBJECT TO SEARCH:

Unless you have been pre-screened, all camping units and vehicles will be subject to search upon arrival.

Here is what you should leave at home:

-Pets
-Weapons
-Medical & Recreational Marijuana-Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia
-Fireworks, Tiki Torches, Incendiary devices
-Golf Carts, motorized conveyances, off road vehicles, autonomous vehicles
-Drones
-Indoor furniture (patio and outdoor type only)
-GLASS OF ANY SORT! Cans and plastic only

IF YOU FORGET TO LEAVE THESE ITEMS AT HOME, SOME ITEMS CAN BE SURRENDERED ON SITE.
(THEY WILL NOT BE RETURNED). WEAPONS, PETS AND FURNITURE WILL NOT BE SURRENDERED.
THESE MUST BE RETURNED TO YOUR HOME.

You will receive one camping permit tag for each campsite purchased. This permit tag must be displayed on the camping unit at all times.

  • Arrive only with the unit(s) which require Camping Permit tags. (RV, Camper, Pop Up, Tent)
  • Any camping unit pulling a trailer (i.e. RV pulling a camper) will require 2 camping permits tags.
  • Cargo, flatbed and utility trailers will not be permitted.
  • Only one motorized vehicle (commuting/tow vehicle) is permitted for each space. One additional vehicle can be added per site with purchased permit. Maximum of two steering wheels per site.

 

 ALL CAMPSITES ARE ASSIGNED!

To keep your reserved space, camping units which leave the site must make arrangements with Jam in the Valley campground management prior to leaving. Failure to do so could result in that camping space being lost to another camper. JAM IN THE VALLEY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TEMPORARILY VACATED CAMPSITES BEING LOST.

Jam in the Valley reserves the right to reuse any space left unattended overnight without a permitted camper. Signs or staking of areas is OK but you must take your staking and signage home with you. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Campers losing their space forfeit all camping privileges without refund. Any person possessing counterfeit camping permit tags or vehicle passes will be ejected without refund and may be subject to prosecution.

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Tent Camping:

ALL CAMPSITES ACCOMMODATE TENT CAMPERS. THERE IS NO SPECIFIC TENT CAMPING AREA
All tents will be required to have an official “Jam in the Valley” camping tag attached at all times to the outside zipper pull or where suitable and visible.
 Each tent found on a permitted site that does not have an official tag will be charged the full gate price for camping. No exceptions will be made.

Two small or medium size tents (4 person tents) or one large tent (6-18 person tents) will be permitted per campsite. For sites with two small/medium tents, one camping tag will be sufficient provided it is visible from the access road. ONLY 4 PEOPLE PER CAMPSITE.

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ADDITIONAL CAMPSITE RESIDENTS AND VEHICLES:

  • ADDITIONAL CAMPSITE VEHICLES must have a valid Jam in the Valley VEHICLE PASS applied to their windshield and be parked on the assigned site it is permitted to. Only two steering wheels per site.
  • ADDITIONAL CAMPSITE RESIDENTS (MAXIMUM OF 4 RESIDENTS PER SITE) must have a valid 4Day Campsite Access wristband on at all times. Those caught with tampered wristbands, or without wristbands will be ejected without refund.
  • IF THERE IS NOT ENOUGH ROOM FOR 2 VEHICLES ON THE SITE, the second vehicle must park in the main concert parking lot.
  • Any vehicle parked illegally on a campsite will be towed at the vehicle owner’s expense and all residents of that campsite are subject to eviction without refund. Be aware of who’s cars/trucks on your site(s).
  • Reckless driving, speeding or unnecessary driving will not be tolerated and could result in the eviction of the offending driver/passengers and vehicle from the entire Jam in the Valley event and grounds (NO REFUND).

Security/Assistance:

A JAM IN THE VALLEY SECURITY HOTLINE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR ALL NON EMERGENCY CALLS.
This number will be provided to campers upon registration.

Campground staff members are located at each campground entrance. They are there throughout the day and have instant radio communications with the proper authorities. Additional security personnel and Jam in the Valley staff are constantly roaming the campgrounds.

Should you see any situation requiring attention, please bring it to the attention of security, campground staff or report it to the Jam in the Valley office to the right side of the concert stage.

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First Aid:

24 hour medical station is located in the VAKOLY’S Camping area right by route 20A . Please note its location upon your arrival. For emergency service in the campgrounds, contact any security personnel or campground staff member for an immediate response.

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Golf Cart Shuttle Service:

Free shuttle service is provided for those in need of assistance from the parking areas to the concert areas. All golf cart shuttles will operate from 1 p.m. until they are no longer needed. A limited number of shuttles will operate after the main acts have taken the stage.

Full shuttle service resumes immediately after the concert on Thursday and Friday night and after the fireworks show on Saturday night, until it is no longer needed. All persons walking or riding the golf cart shuttles do so at their own risk.

Shuttle service is intended to service those who are truly in need of assistance getting to and from the concert venue. If you are able bodied, please defer to those who need assistance before accepting a shuttle ride.

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Drinking Water:

Please arrive with plenty of drinking water. If you run out the general store will have it on hand for purchase.
Water Spigots available in Two Shoes and Boney Knee Camping areas. COMING SOON TO THE REZ AND VARKOLY’S

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Garbage:

For health and safety reasons, please contain all trash in plastic bags and place in dumpsters near your camping areas. Failure to remove garbage from your campsites could result in a $100 clean up fee charged to the credit card used to reserve the campsite. Thank you.

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Fires/Campfires/Crop Protection:

All roads and fire lanes must remain free and clear of all vehicles,objects and obstructions. Unauthorized vehicles in these lanes will be towed at the owner’s expense and owner could be subject to eviction.

Outdoor cooking may only be done with a barbecue unit or an enclosed cooking grill. All fires/campfires must be in an elevated (at least 12 inches off the ground) self-contained campfire pit. Many of the camping areas are on farm fields; to help prevent damage to future crops, this rule will be strictly enforced.

Ground/grass damaged by fire WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE EVICTIONS FROM
JAM IN THE VALLEY WITHOUT REFUND.

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Pets: NOT ALLOWED:

Pets are not allowed at Jam in the Valley in the campgrounds or in the concert venue.

Anyone caught with pets in the Jam in the Valley campgrounds or concert venue could face eviction with no possibility of a refund.

We are still finding that campers are bringing pets to camp at Jam in the Valley. There will be a specific pet patrol on the look out for even the smallest pets that might be barking in your campers. Again, you will be forced to take the pet home or be evicted from the event without refund.

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Music/Noise:

Please be considerate of your fellow campers. All music and loud noise must be turned/kept down between the hours of 1 a.m. and 9 a.m.  Any noise making device left unattended  or after 1 a.m. will be shut off.

We are beefing up campground patrols to help curb the extreme noise at late hours. PLEASE be considerate… and do your best to have quieter fun in the wee hours of the morning.

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Generators/Electricity:

Generators may run between 9 a.m. and 1 a.m. and must be attended while operating. Unattended running generators will be shut down.Anyone caught “plugging-in” to any Jam in the Valley electric/power source will be disconnected immediately and subject to eviction.

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Port-o-John’s/Hand Wash Stations:

There are port-o-johns and hand wash stations located throughout the campgrounds for your convenience.

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Showers:

Jam in the Valley will be providing pay per showers in the Two Shoes camping area. Showers will be available Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning (possibly Sunday; based on demand). An outside contractor will charge a small fee ($5 or $6) and service the showering units all weekend long. Shower times will be made available upon registration.

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Food and Supplies:

The general store has ice and beverages, snacks, batteries, toiletries, camping supplies and souvenirs. Check the “places of interest” link for more nearby restaurants, gas stations and convenience stores.

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General Behavior:

All local and state laws and Jam in the Valley rules are to be observed while camping at Jam in the Valley.

Security personnel will exercise their own judgment concerning disruptive behavior. Security may confiscate any materials deemed inappropriate. Obnoxious behavior and indecent exposure will not be tolerated at any time.

4-wheelers, dirt-bikes, golf carts and other similar vehicles are prohibited. You will not be permitted to enter the grounds with any unlicensed motorized vehicle.