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, and a free Rock the Ridge VIP Badge and Lanyard.   VIP Packages are 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 are 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 designated umbrella area 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.

  • Sunscreen.

What should I NOT bring to Rock the Ridge?

  • Outside food and drinks.

  • 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 free general admission, along with a Rock the Ridge T-Shirt, Badge and Lanyard.

Can I become a sponsor?

  • Unlike last year, we are not seeking sponsors, nor are we soliciting donations.  

  • 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 in designated areas of the festival grounds to avoid blocking views of the stage. 

  • Plenty of bottled water will be available for a very reasonable price. 

  • Those who want to take a break from the heat may do so inside NorthRidge Church where all artist merchandise and restrooms will be located.  Additionally, we are hoping to broadcast a live feed from the concert inside the church where you can enjoy all the music from the air-conditioned comfort of a luxurious pew.

Can I bring food and drinks onto the festival grounds?

  • No.  Due to our agreements with food vendors, food and drinks may not be brought inside the festival grounds.

  • All coolers must be left in your vehicle, although you are free to come and go as you please. 

  • If you have special dietary needs and must bring food with you, please call 785-284-3060 in advance of the festival date.

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