Festival FAQ

Festival Dates & Times:

July 10, 2021 | 11:45 AM - 11:00 PM

Festival Policies

For festival & admission policies, please see the Festival Policies page.

Where is the Rhythm of the River festival located?

Rhythm is held at Fort Belmont in Jackson, MN.  Click here to find it on Google Maps.

I bought my ticket online, will I get a printed ticket?

No, you will just need to show the confirmation email with QR code that you received after you purchased your tickets.

Can I buy tickets at the gate?

No, tickets will not be able to be purchased at the gate.  Tickets must be purchased in advance online (on sale May 1, 2021).  Ages 20 and under are free!

What should I bring to Rhythm of the River?

Chairs, umbrellas, blankets, sun hats, bug spray, sunscreen, refillable water bottle, money for food, beverages, and art vendors!  Rhythm of the River will go on - rain or shine, bugs or no bugs, so be prepared! 

What is the parking situation?

Free on-site parking is available during the festival with handicapped parking in front.  

Is camping allowed?

Yes!  On-site primitive camping will be on a first come, first serve basis.  Get all the details on our Camping & Lodging page.

Are credit cards accepted?

Some of the food and art vendors accept them credit cards, but not all.  Please bring cash if you plan to shop at our wonderful food, beverage, and art vendors! 

Is there an ATM on-site?

No.  Please bring cash or there is an ATM at the BP gas station on the way in to Fort Belmont.

Can I bring in alcohol?

No, but a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

Is drinking water provided?

Yes, free Culligan water is available on-site.  We encourage you to bring in an empty water bottle to be filled free of charge!

Are coolers or outside food allowed?

No, we do not allow outside food, beverages, or coolers to be brought in.  We have a ton of awesome food vendors and beverages available for purchase.  Drinking water is provided free of charge, just bring a refillable water bottle or purchase one at our merch stand!

Can I bring a pet?

We do not allow pets within the festival grounds (with the exception of service animals), however, they are allowed in the camping area if they are leashed.

Are there activities for children?

Rhythm of the River is a family friendly event, yet this year our children's activities will be limited to a "Busy Bag" packed with free, fun activities for children under 12.  They will be distributed at the festival while supplies last.