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How much is admission?

  • General Admission is FREE! Just bring your lawn chair or blanket.  All Inflatables are also FREE!  

  • VIP Packages include access to exclusive artist meet and greets, a free Rock the Ridge T-Shirt or your choice of Rock the Ridge merchandise, a free Rock the Ridge Poster, and a free Rock the Ridge VIP Badge and Lanyard.   A limited number of VIP Packages will soon be available for $50 at

Is parking available?

  • Free parking is available next to the festival grounds.  Just follow the directions of parking attendants.

  • Premium parking is available on the grounds themselves close to the stage and right next to all indoor facilities, inflatables and food vendors.  Premium Parking Passes will soon be available for $25 at

  • Bus parking is also available.  Call 785-284-3060 to reserve a spot. 

What time does Rock the Ridge begin and end?

  • The festival grounds open at 4:00 and the music starts at 5:00.  We anticipate the festival will end at 10:30.

  • Inflatable World opens at 4:00 and closes at 8:00.

What should I bring to Rock the Ridge?

  • Lawn chair or blanket to set on the grass. 

  • Umbrellas...but you must sit in the back or on the north side of the festival grounds to avoid blocking the view of others.

  • Cash if you'd like to purchase food or drinks from the vendors, or merchandise from the artists.  Some artists and vendors may only accept debit and credit cards.

  • Sunscreen.

What should I NOT bring to Rock the Ridge?​

  • Fireworks, laser pointers, alcohol, illegal drugs, firearms, weapons, or any item that resembles a weapon.

  • Professional recording equipment.

  • Animals or pets, other than service animals.

Can I volunteer to help?

  • Absolutely!  Send an email to for more information.

  • All volunteers will receive a Rock the Ridge T-Shirt, Badge and Lanyard.

Can I make a donation to Rock the Ridge?

  • As a general rule, Rock the Ridge does not solicit sponsorships or donations.  But, donations from those who feel led to support our event are appreciated and will be accepted.

  • Donations can be made online at the following link:

  • As you make your donation, be sure to designate "Rock the Ridge" as the fund to which you are giving.

  • If you have any questions about giving, please contact NorthRidge Church at 785-284-3060.

What happens if it rains?

  • Rock the Ridge will not be cancelled or postponed due to weather.

  • In the event of intermittent rain or thunderstorms, the event will hit the pause button until the weather clears.  Those in attendance may take shelter inside NorthRidge Church. 

  • If severe weather or continued rain is forecast, the event may be moved inside NorthRidge Church.

  • Any changes due to weather will be posted on both our Facebook page and Twitter account.

What happens if it is really, really hot?

  • We anticipate that it will be really, really hot.  Please prepare accordingly.  Sunscreen is encouraged.

  • Umbrellas will only be allowed at the rear and on the north side of the festival grounds to avoid blocking views of the stage. 

  • Plenty of ice cold bottled water will be available for only $1.00.

Can I bring food and drinks onto the festival grounds?

  • While we prefer you support our food and drink vendors, you may bring your own food and drinks.

  • Absolutely no alcohol is allowed on the festival grounds or in the parking areas.

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