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FAQ

GENERAL QUESTIONS

What are the driving directions to Bass Canyon?

Enter this address into your directions app:
754 Silica Rd NW
George, WA 98848

NOTE: If you are searching for the venue within the app, make sure to pick “The Gorge Amphitheatre.” Don’t head toward “The Gorge” up near Canada, it happens to someone every year!

WHAT TIME DOES BASS CANYON START & END?

  • The campgrounds open Wednesday, August 17th at 1pm PST
  • All Thursday Pre-Party attendees must purchase Pre-Party tickets separately from Bass Canyon Admission and Camping Passes
  • Daily Amphitheatre door times will be announced closer to the week of the festival
  • All campers must leave The Gorge Campgrounds by no later than 12PM on Monday, Aug 22nd

CAN I ENTER, LEAVE AND RE-ENTER BASS CANYON?

Local authorities may allow re-entry for all Bass Canyon guests in 2022, but they reserve the right to close re-entry to non-VIP guests at any time throughout the weekend. VIPs will still have guaranteed Amphitheatre re-entry all weekend long.

Are there age restrictions at Bass Canyon?

Yes, all Bass Canyon guests must be 18 years old to attend and 21 to purchase and drink alcohol. See Age/ID questions below for more information.

WILL YOU BE POSTING SET TIMES IN ADVANCE?

Yes, they will be released on the Bass Canyon Festival App in the days leading up to the event.

ARE SINGLE DAY TICKETS AVAILABLE?

Nope! Bass Canyon is a 3-day festival focused on making connections with your fellow Headbangers. Stay a while!

Can non-camping Bass Canyon ticket holders attend the Thursday pre-party?

Yes. To attend the Thursday Pre-Party, make sure you purchase both 3-day festival admission AND the Thursday Pre-party ticket.

HOW DOES PARKING WORK?

Every vehicle that parks overnight must have a CAMPING pass. There is no auxiliary parking for overnight vehicles.

Day parking is offered free to all festival attendees, however, this lot must be cleared immediately after the music ends each night or your vehicle will be towed.

WHERE ARE THE CLOSEST AIRPORTS?

We recommend flying into Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SeaTac). From there your best option is to book a shuttle and ride with other festival goers at Bus.com (See SHUTTLES for details). You can also rent a car and drive. The drive time from SeaTac to The Gorge is around 3 hours and it’s incredibly scenic!

IS THERE DISABLED ACCESS?

Yes, see VENUE for details

Will there be lockers?

Yes. Pre-sale information will be released closer to the festival date.

WILL THERE BE CHARGING AVAILABLE?

Yes. More information will be released closer to the festival date.

AGE/ID QUESTIONS

CAN I ATTEND IF I AM UNDER 18?

Nope, sorry! Security will not allow anyone under the age of 18 into the venue, even if they are with a guardian.

WHAT ARE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID TO PURCHASE ALCOHOL?

Security will not accept consular identification or a foreign government issued drivers license other than Canadian Province issued driver’s license or identification card. US military ID, Merchant Marine ID, Tribal ID (not all accepted), and US Possessions issued ID will all also be accepted. They will accept any foreign government issued passport provided it has a photo, name, and date of birth on it.

DO YOU ACCEPT VERTICAL IDS?

As long as it's valid, not expired, and clearly is the holder of the ID in the picture, vertical IDs are accepted for entry and alcohol possession for those over 21.

MY ID WAS LOST/STOLEN. WHAT CAN I USE TO PROVE MY AGE?

If you have a passport, security will accept all government issued passports.

WHAT DO I DO IF MY ID EXPIRED AND I DO NOT THINK I WILL RECEIVE A NEW ONE IN TIME?

Please bring your expired ID AND your temporary DMV documentation that proves your ID is being renewed.

CAN I USE A CONSULAR ID OR FOREIGN GOVERNMENT ISSUED DRIVERS LICENSE?

Canadian drivers licenses, ID cards or passports that are not expired are accepted.

Guests from outside the US and Canada must use a government-issued passport provided it has a photo, name, and date of birth on it. A passport can be acquired by scheduling an appointment with your local consulate office. Security will not accept consular identification or a foreign government issued driver's license.


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