Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the PEI Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival?
260 Little River Road, Dundas, PEI at the Dundas Plowing Match Fairgrounds
How can I buy my tickets? And how much do tickets cost?
You can purchase tickets at the gate when you arrive, online on our Tickets page or if you would like an advanced ticket you can call Glenda (902)-569-4501 or Shirley (902)-566-2641 to reserve a ticket. Ticket prices vary depending on when you choose to enter the festival. There is a reduced rate for 65+ with advanced ticket sales until June 15th. For more information, click here to visit our Tickets page.
Are tickets refundable? No.
Do I have to reserve my site ahead of time?
You do not have to reserve your site ahead of time. There is lots of room on the approximately
100 acre property. We work on a “first-come, first-served” basis.
There are no water and electrical hook-ups.
Can I fill up my RV water tank with fresh H20 onsite?
Yes you can! When you arrive at the GATE, tell the parkers (Albert & James)
that you want to fill up your water tank before parking for the weekend.
They will guide you to the water taps and then to your site.
Will there be food & drink vendors available on site?
An ice cream stand and hot food vendor will be on site for your food and beverage needs. Other product vendors may apply to set up on the grounds. However, we are not a liquor licensed event.
Is there an open mic I can sign up for?
We offer two open mic stages on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
Just ask at the gate where to sign up.
Is there a chance for me to meet the artists and buy merchandise?
Most artists set up merchandise tents for you to have a conversation or to buy
a CD or two. Be sure to ask for their autographs!
Am I able to purchase or bring any alcohol on site?
You are not able to purchase alcohol onsite, but you can bring alcohol with you.
We ask that you adhere to our festival rules and keep the alcohol at your campsite.
Alcohol is not permitted in the stage area.
May I use video or audio recording devices?
Please tape the shows and post on social media with hashtag #peibluegrassdundas.
Can I bring my pet?
You can bring your pet. Pets are to be on leash at all times and picked up after.
Pets are not allowed in the performance or food vendor areas.
Pets have their very own allocated pet-friendly area. See pet signage.
What kind of seating is there on site?
You can bring your own camping chairs to set up in the stage area.
Additionally, some bleacher seating and shade tent seating is available.
Are there serviced campsites?
The Dundas Fairgrounds is not equipped with serviced sites.
Rough camping is included in the pass fees and sites are large.
Is there a dump station on site?
There is no dump station on site. However, dump stations are available at these locations:
Lord Selkirk Provincial Park in Eldon, PE – fee for dump station only use.
Northumberland Provincial Park in Wood Islands, PE – $10 fee.
Ben’s Lake Campground & Trout Fishing in Bellevue, PE – fee for dump station only use.
Brudenell River Provincial Park in Brudenell, PE – fee for dump station only use.
Dump stations are located en route to the Confederation Bridge include:
Cumberland Cove Seaside Campground in Cornwall, PE – $10 fee.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Borden-Carleton, PE – $10 fee.
Esso Gas Station in Summerside, PE – FREE and big rig friendly.
(NOTE: ABOVE listed prices are as of 2019. *Fees are subject to change.)
What is the PEI Bluegrass & Old Time Music Society?
The PEI Bluegrass & Old Time Music Society is a non-profit, volunteer organization, formed
in 1985. Members are dedicated individuals who promote keeping the bluegrass and
old time music genres alive on PEI. Its volunteers have operated an annual Festival
since 1985, hosted fundraising concerts, workshops and organized music Jams throughout
the year to build a bluegrass and old time music community of like-minded people.
How do I become a member of the PEI Bluegrass & Old Time Music Society?
Click here to access our Society Page, there is a button at the bottom
of the page to link you to the membership application.