The first Camp Terrapin Festival is the continuation of the Field Trip Festival held at Vasa Park in South Elgin in 2010 and 2011. The festival is a celebration of the music and culture that surrounded the Grateful Dead. The festival features prominent members of the Grateful Dead extended family performing the music of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band. The Fest also features a varied selection of the finest bands in the jam scene with a diverse and varied lineup of other bands.
This year the festival will be held at Stonehouse Park in Earlville, IL on August 23 -26. This beautiful 100 acre park is a favorite amongst festival goers in the Chicagoland area because of its ample old growth trees/shade, large open spaces, hot showers, running water bathrooms, swimming pond with sand beach and professional ownership/staff.
Here's what you can do. We are happy to announce that you can have your dog on premises. There is a $10 pet pass at the gate and your dog must be leashed and friendly with others. You can bring in canned or plastic bottled beer and alcohol, food and coolers. Chaperone service to and from vehicles to camp sites. Have a great escape to the country!
Here's what you can't do. No glass is allowed in the park. Recycling containers are in ample supply around the park for plastic and cans. No fireworks are allowed on the park premises. Nitrous tanks are strictly prohibited and will be confiscated. No other illegal drugs will be allowed either. Lastly, no bad attitudes.
Come see why Stonehouse Park is one of the favorite destinations for festival goers.
Stonehouse Park - Earlville, IL