Arise Festival is a self-described music, yoga, activist and co-creative camping festival. Think entertainment with a special emphasis on discussing social and environmental issues. Set on a beautiful Rocky Mountain ranch about 50 miles north of Denver, the festival is designed to be both a spiritual and educational experience. So if you like your entertainment with a touch of activism and spirituality, Arise may well be worth the trip.
Arise Festival Dates and Location
Arise Festival is held at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, Colorado from Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6, 2017.
Arise Festival Lineup
On the music side, headliners include Atmosphere, Tipper, Lettuce and Ani DiFranco, among others. Aside from music, the official lineup includes a yoga village, art exhibitions, a “wisdom village,” where festival goers can make friends and “give thanks to creator and creatress, honor our ancestors and collect wisdom in all our lineages,” and a “solutions village,” where attendees can “facilitate the emergence of a cultural based on generosity and mutual support.” Did we mention spirituality is big?
Arise Festival Tickets
Arise offers a wide range of ticket options available for purchase directly from the official page.
Adult 3-day pass: $199
Young adult (13-17) 3-day pass: $85
Child 3-day pass (under 13): Free
Getting to and From Arise Festival
The official festival page provides directions from the nearby cities of Fort Collins, Denver and Loveland.
Air – Denver International Airport is roughly 50 miles south of the ranch.
Car – Sunset Ranch is about an hour from Denver by car. Renting at the airport, hitching a ride with friends or using your own car are all solid options.
Bus – Buses run from Denver’s Union Station to Loveland for just $9. Colorado bus service Bustang offers online ticket options.
For inside advice on how to maximize your Arise experience, check out our Arise Festival Pro Tips Guide.
Where To Stay for Arise Festival
Camping – As a self-described camping festival, festival goers are encouraged to set up tents in “the meadow,” in the VIP camping section or one of the other locations on the ranch. Camping space tickets are available online.
Off-ranch accommodations – The official page offers a list of local hotels and inns.
If camping and the site’s listed accommodations aren’t quite what you’re looking for, you can use our search engine to give you the largest selection of rooms in the area. Here’s a few options we found that might work better for you.
Airbnb – This room in Loveland would be perfect for a couple looking to dodge the crowds. At $65 per night, it’s a solid economic choice as well.
Airbnb – Another option in the Loveland area is this room outside downtown. Five-star reviews and a $39 per night charge might make you consider leaving the tent.