Frequent Questions and Answers

2022 Map

2022 prairie pothole music festival grounds map

Fly Over the Grounds

Check out the grounds with this fly-over drone video!


Join us for another year at the Prairie Pothole Music Festival. If you are new to camping music festivals check out this festival camping checklist for great ideas on what to bring. We always ask that you avoid glass containers of any sort, bring plenty of water, and please recycle and dispose of any waste of course!


The Prairie Pothole includes Vendors, Swimming, Music (of course) and Camping.

How to get here

Aurora Knolls is located 6 miles North of Anamoose, ND.


You've got questions, we've got answers!

Will there be an ATM?

This is a cash only event.

Are there any age limitations to this event?

This is an 18+ event only!

How much do tickets cost? How do I purchase tickets?

You can view pricing and purchase tickets on our tickets page.

When do the gates open?

Gates open at noon on the first day of the festival.

Thursday (July 21st)
8am-12pm - Vendors Only
12pm-12am - General Admission

Friday (July 22nd)

Saturday (July 23rd)
10am - 10pm

What is the camping situation?

Tent Camping is included with your ticket and limited RV spots (unpowered) are available on a first come, first serve basis.

How can I volunteer?

We are always looking for help from volunteers. If you would like to help out, please fill out a volunteer application!

How do I become a vendor?

We welcome vendors to fill out our Vendor Application. We do our best to ensure a diverse selection!

Are there showers?

There are not! We recommend dry camping soap, or just be one with nature and the earth!

Can I reserve a camping spot?

Camping spots are first come first serve.

Is alcohol allowed?

Yes. All state and federal alcohol regulations apply. Must be of legal drinking age. We prefer and advise not to bring glass containers of any sort within reason. Please keep the grounds clean for everyone to enjoy!

Do you take credit cards at the gate? Is there an ATM?

No card processors are available at the gate. In addition there is no ATM on site. There is an ATM town nearby. We prefer to keep things simple!

Can I bring my pet?

No pets please!

Can I bring my own sound system for my campground?

Everyone needs a little rest to enjoy each days activities, there is no particular limitation on bringing amplified sound for your campsite. We only ask you be respectful of your neighbors. Prairie Pothole staff reserves the right to shut down any amplified music that is beyond reasonable usage.

Can I spin fire? Will there be a fire circle?

Fire toys are allowed on the property. A fire circle will be established by our awesome fire team. In order to spin, you must attend the scheduled fire safety meeting. Fire toys will only be allowed in the fire circle when the tiki torches are lit. Please be safe and use discretion when using fire props.

What sort of COVID restrictions will there be?

We will follow all local and state COVID guidelines at the time of the event. We recommend getting vaccinated and wearing a mask as you feel comfortable and safe.

Have more questions?

Booking Inquiries, Volunteer Opportunities, Vendor Requests, and Questions!

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