UPDATE: Mysteryland 2017 has been canceled.
The Mysteryland music festival takes place in the exact same location as the iconic Woodstock ‘69 Festival, and rightfully carries with it all of the hippie vibes you’d expect–with the addition of some modern electronic structures and music, of course.
Mysteryland started in the Netherlands in 1993 and made its US debut in 2014 in Bethel Woods, making it the longest-running EDM festival. Since its inception, Mysteryland was designed as an escape from our consumer-focused world to one of connection, love and harmony.
Mysteryland 2017 will take you beyond your external reality. Every act will pull you into the present moment and ignite a sense of unity with those around you, bringing you deeper into the experience you came for.
Here is your festival guide for Mysteryland 2017.
When Is Mysteryland?
Where Is Mysteryland?
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, NY
Headliners: G-Eazy, LCD Soundsystem, Major Lazor
Other Major Artists: Big Gigantic, Die Antwoord, Porter Robinson, RL Grime, Run the Jewels
Tickets for Mysteryland are broken down into three levels–Nomad, Premium and Platinum. Each one comes with a different set of perks.
Nomad (ages 19+) – General admission tickets for all three days
Premium (ages 21+) – VIP admission tickets for all three days + exclusive access to viewing areas and bars
Platinum (ages 21+) – VIP admission tickets for all three days + platinum perks, including open bar, complimentary food and free parking
Camping packages include access to the Holy Grounds campsite in Bethel Woods plus 3-day passes to the festival. Choose Easy Tent packages for a 2-person tent and 3-day passes for two people to the festival. Bird’s Nest packages include glamping tent with bed(s) for 2-4 persons, plus two 3-day admission passes to the festival. There are also options for RV rentals and spaces.
Since the festival takes places deep in the woods, the only way to get there is via the official Mysteryland Shuttle or private car. Choose between a Camping or Day Visitor Shuttle pass, and select your pickup and dropoff point from one of three designated areas — JFK Airport, Laguardia Airport or Grand Central Station. Shuttle passes are $50 per ride.
Where to Stay at Mysteryland
If you don’t plan on camping, you do have other options. You can find several accommodation options nearby that fit your standards and your budget. Like this mountain escape that sits just a few miles from the festival grounds for $157/night. Or this charming 2-bedroom home on Airbnb for $269/night.
Comfortable shoes (boots might be a good idea)
Bandana or face cover
Sealed plastic water bottle
You entry Bracelet
Extra layers (it gets cold at night)
Food that can last all day
Baby wipes for impromptu “showers”
Mysteryland Pro Tips
Purchase a locker to secure your belongings
Bring a backup phone charger, but if you’re running low, use one of the charging stations onsite
Load your bracelet with Birdie Bucks, but bring cash too!
Tape your contact information on the back of your valuables (most people will be kind enough to return them)
Make a plan ahead of time for the acts that you want to see
Have the time of your life!