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For those wishing to set up and/or begin camping prior to the festival, Early Camping begins on Friday, April 14 at 12 PM. BYO Tent and RV Camping (no hook ups) is included in the price of a weekend ticket. 


Personal campfires at campsites are not allowed, but we offer a community campfire for all to enjoy. 

*Please note that floating lanterns are not allowed.


A limited number of glamping tents are available for an added fee. Please contact us to express interest, and spaces will be filled on a first come first serve basis. 


Oak Grove is a community that consistently takes care of each other. Whenever at Oak Grove, we kindly ask that all attendees be respectful of your camping neighbors and, most importantly, the land. Please leave your campsite cleaner than you found it, and take home everything that you brought in.

Thank you for joining our community and observing the following guidelines below so that all can safely enjoy Oak Grove Retreat:

  • Please bag up all of your trash and recycling separately, and take it with you. We are striving to be zero waste.

  • Propane canisters brought to the site need to leave with the owners. They do not go in the trash or recycling. 

  • Camping ends on Sunday after the festival, and we kindly ask that all campers safely depart from their cleaned sites by the end of the day.

  • For safety, comfort and the environment please do not drive around the grounds. 

  • No driving in camp sites after dark! 

  • Motorized Vehicles (motorized bikes, scooters, etc.) are not allowed. If you have special mobility needs please contact us in advance to accommodate you.

  • Outdoor hot-water showers are available 24/7.

  • ALCOHOL POLICY: No Alcohol. 

  • No weapons of any kind.

  • No radios, amplified music, generators or idling vehicles.

  • No outside firewood. It brings invasive bugs and tree diseases that our trees are not used to. 

  • No dogs or pets. 

  • No illegal drugs.

  • Public intoxication and drug abuse are not acceptable and we reserve the right to intervene if we believe anyone is acting inappropriately and/or disrespectful.

  • Please take only memories, leave only footprints.


Information coming soon about a nearby hotel (less than three miles away): Quality Inn & Suites, Tarboro-Kingsboro.

We have reserved a block of rooms and will have pricing info posted soon. You will need to reserve your room and mention "Oak Grove Rhythm Retreat".


You can pre-purchase a Meal Plan for $45. This includes three vegan/vegetarian meals: Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and Saturday dinner.

On site, meals can be purchased for $20 each.

Proposed menu subject to change based on availability of fresh vegetables week of the event.

  • Vegan Polenta w/ Vegetable Ragout

  • Quinoa Tabbouleh, and Kale salad

  • Wild Rice and mushroom stuffed cabbage rolls

From: Chef Sebastian

In addition, there will be an a la carte Breakfast for purchase on-site. Breakfast items available include coffee, tea, fruit, breakfast bars.


Meal Plan available for pre-purchase

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