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What is the closest airport?

The closest is Plovdiv (100km), however as flights to Plovdiv are few and far between, Sofia (250km) is the main airport of use.

When does the campsite open?

Our campsite opens 2pm on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 and closes at 4pm on Monday 8th June 2020.

When can I check-in?

Check-in is open from 2pm on Wednesday 3rd June 2020.

How do we book accommodation?

Via this website! Our first release of village houses has sold out, but follow us on social media and join our newsletter for details of a further release early in 2020. 

There are also several camping options to check out too. Remember if you are bringing your own tent to book a camping pass before you arrive (separate to your festival ticket). 

What is the best way to travel from the airport to the festival site?

Meadows operates a fantastic shuttle bus service! Tickets are available now via this website and must be booked in advance.

Do festival tickets include camping?

They do not. If you are bringing your own tent, then you are required to book a pitch at a small cost per person. Note if you book one of our camping options (bell tent, Tentsile, pre-pitched tent) then the pitch fee is included in the price.

Can I just pay for camping when I arrive?

You can but it will be more expensive: EUR 10 on the door and EUR 6.50 in advance via this website.

Can I bring a Camper Van into the campsite?

We do not have any area to accommodate camper vans – they would need to be parked in the main car park 3km from the village, however, this carpark has no facilities.

Can I bring my children?

Sorry no not yet. This is an over-18s event. 

Can I bring my pet?

Due to the nature of our surroundings, the local’s livestock is allowed to roam freely around the village. Previously we have had issues with dogs chasing local livestock so we have adopted a NO PET POLICY.

Can I charge my mobile at the festival?

Yes – please bring your charger and adapter to the info tent.

Can I bring in my own alcohol?

You can in camping areas, but you won’t be able to bring alcohol into the main festival site, there are plenty of bars on site.

How far is the festival from the campsite and village accommodation?

Totally depends on where you are staying, although you will always be close to a festival shuttle stop to take you within a short walk to the festival site. Most camping areas are within a 15 minute walk to the festival site.

Is there any secure storage on the campsite for my camera/money/passport?

We have a secure lock up at our festival site which for a small fee we can store all your belongings whilst the festival is taking place. Please go to the info point at the festival near the main bar.

Is there drinking water access at the camp site?

Yes, please bring a reusable water bottle or purchase one of our beautiful Meadows ones.

Are there electricity facilities at the camp site?


Do you have Washroom Facilities at the camp site?

There are plenty of toilets located around the site. If you require use of the eco shower there is a small charge - it is located near to the festival entrance.

Do you have the entire event map?

The Map changes year to year as we add to the site - we will email a map to you in a newsletter closer to the festival date.

If I purchase a group discount ticket do we all have to arrive at the same time?

No! The person who booked the group ticket needs to allocate each ticket ahead of the festival and once the tickets are fully paid you will then receive a ticket for each person attending. You can then forward these onto any member of your party, meaning you do not have to arrive together.  

Can I get a refund on accommodation, transport or extras that I have booked?

No. We do not offer refunds on any accommodation, transport or extras booked for the festival.

Can we bring our own food into the festival site?

Yes, you can bring your own food to the festival and camping areas, provided it is not wrapped in non-recyclable packaging. Note that we do have a delicious array of affordable food options at the festival, including numerous vegetarian and vegan options.


What currency do you accept at the festival?

If paying in cash you must use Bulgarian Lev

Are there ATMs on the site?

Each year we have one cash machine installed in the village, however this is used frequently and will not always be stocked. The nearest town with cash machines is Smolyan, which is a 20min drive from the village. We therefore recommend that you bring enough cash with you for the duration of your stay.

How much is Food and Drink at the festival?

Typically around 5 lev (€2.50) for a beer and food from our local traders around 10 lev (€5.00)

Do you accept Apple/Google Pay and contactless debit/credit cards?

We have card terminals all over site which will accept any form of contactless payment method. We recommend you have cash (Bulgarian Lev) with you as well, as some traders will only accept cash. All of our bars will have contactless card machines.

Taking Part

How do I apply to volunteer at Meadows?

Please sign up for our volunteering newsletter to stay updated about the volunteering process. Subscribing will also automatically send our info package to you, which should give you a better overview of what awaits you. Should you not receive the info package immediately, or have any questions, then please shoot us an email.

I am a trader / caterer – how do I apply to trade at the festival?

For Non Food Traders please email and ask for an application form for Meadows in the Mountains 2020.

Food Traders please email and ask for an application form.

How do I go about getting press accreditation?

I'm a musician/artist - how to I apply to perform at Meadows?


Is there disability Access?

We are located on top of a mountain so disabled access is very limited.

Is there Car parking?

Yes, if you are bringing a vehicle the car park is located just over 3km from the village, in an abandoned hotel.  You must book your space online in advance.  There are no cars allowed in village centre, so please park up before coming to Village HQ to check in. There will be a shuttle bus running 24hrs a day to and from the car park. Please be aware if you have a live-in vehicle there are no facilities.

Can I get a taxi easily?

The festival village is 30 mins from the nearest town and taxi’s are not readily available. Most of your required items can be purchased at the village shop or on site. Also to try and reduce our carbon foot print we are encouraging people to be more organised and not leave the village. Once you have arrived the scenery, music and community is so good why would you want to leave especially when you only have 3-5 days here.

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