Shambhala Music Festival is a 19+ event. YOU MUST BE 19+ to enter this event, no exceptions. ID’s will be checked.

A government-issued photo ID is required for entry regardless of your age. Failure to present Photo ID proving your name and age will result in refused entry.

No exchange or refunds on tickets, including if the event is terminated early, cancelled due to extreme weather, forest fire, acts of nature, government regulation or other conditions beyond the control of Shambhala Music Festival Ltd. Please ensure that you will be able to attend the festival BEFORE purchasing your tickets.

Shambhala Music Festival is held at Salmo River Ranch – 6km East of Salmo BC, Canada on Hwy #3 & #6

Festival guests arriving before 8 am on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 will not be allowed entry into the festival grounds. Gates open at 8 am sharp; fees rollover on a 24hr cycle. Guests parked on the highway will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Those arriving on-site from Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 until Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at 8 AM will be charged an early entry fee of $150 per person (cash only).

Those arriving on-site from Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 8 AM until Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 at 8 AM will be charged an early entry fee of $100 per person (cash only).

Those arriving on-site from Thursday, July 22nd, 2021 8 AM until Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at 8 AM will be charged an early entry fee of $50 per person (cash only).

We have moved entirely to RFID Wristbands. Each RFID wristband will be linked to the Electronic ticket that is scanned at the Main Gate. Your personal information will only be shared at the Main Gate or in the event of an emergency.

You assume the risk of the ticket being invalid at the door if you buy from other than authorized vendors.

A ticket is a revocable license and may be revoked at any time, for any reason, without compensation.

Any item is invalid if the barcode is duplicated, removed, or tampered with.

You voluntarily assume all risks & danger incidental to Shambhala Music Festival Ltd., including serious injury or death, and agree that the ticket issuer, associated agents & the facility owners are not responsible or liable for any damages, injuries, or claims arising from the use of this ticket.

No lifeguard on duty. Enter the river at your own risk.

No digging permitted on the farm (including tent pegs longer than 1 ft.). Live electrical and telecommunications lines are buried throughout the property.

Your admission is subject to compliance with all laws and facility rules and regulations.

Ticket holder consents to reasonable examination & searches to ensure compliance with all provincial & federal laws, and facility rules & regulations.

NO ALCOHOL or ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES permitted on these premises; soliciting illegal substances will result in criminal charges.

BANNED ITEMS: anything that can be considered a weapon (incl. knives, staffs/bats, bows, hammers, axes, etc.), open flames (incl. tea lights, fireworks, flares, fire toys, etc.), fuel, generators, glass, pets, drug paraphernalia, and any items public safety staff deem to pose a potential safety or security risk to any staff or guests. We are not required to maintain the safekeeping of your possessions if they are determined to be banned items.

Shambhala is held in the wilderness of the BC Kootenay region. Please treat the land and yourself with the utmost respect and care. This is a working family farm – Leave No Trace; infractions are subject to garbage fines.

Unauthorized commercial vending prohibited. Selling anything without written consent from Shambhala Music Festival Ltd. is prohibited and may result in removal from the festival grounds.

Use of images taken at Shambhala (other than for personal use) is prohibited without prior written consent by Shambhala Music Festival Ltd.

Your image may be captured in video or photographs without your consent and without compensation to be used in festival promotional materials.

You hereby appoint Shambhala Music Festival Ltd. as your representative to protect your intellectual property or privacy rights, recognizing that Shambhala Music Festival Ltd. has no obligation to take any such action.

Shambhala Music Festival Ltd. reserves the right to make changes to the rules at any time. Updated rules will be posted to the web site.


All Lodging attendees MUST be 19 years of age or older and have valid ID. No exceptions.

Lodging packages do not include tickets to the festival. Each Lodging attendee must also have a valid ticket for entrance to the festival. Guests can access the site from Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 8:00 AM PST to Sunday, July 25th, 2021 at 11:59PM PST. Guests are welcome to stay until Tuesday, July 27th to get sleep prior to travel. Guests remaining onsite after 12:00 PM PST on Tuesday will be subject to removal from site by Security.

The BASSics camping package DOES NOT include bedding. Unless you have purchased bedding as a package upgrade, your package will come with a tent and air mattress ONLY. SMF is not responsible for providing guests with bedding if it is not pre-ordered. Please bring your own bedding.

Campsite Only purchasers MUST be able to fit their campsite within a 10ft. by 10ft. zone of space. Campsites that are larger than 100 square feet will incur additional charges, or may be removed from the lodging zone if additional sites are not available for sale. If you require additional spaces for your campsite, please contact our lodging department at lodging@shambhalamusicfestival.com as we have double and triple lodging sites available.

ShambhaLodging guests agree to be fully liable for any damages to any Shambhala Music Festival property that is rented, loaned, or otherwise provided to them during the festival.

There will be on-site security, first aid stations, women’s safe space and other resources open at all times throughout the festival. ShambhaLodging Hosts will be able to connect guests with these services.

Shambhala Music Festival Ltd. (SMF) is not responsible for any items that are damaged, misplaced, lost or stolen. It is recommended you don’t bring valuable items or if you do, keep them locked in your car for safety.

All festival attendees are subject to search upon entry.

Confiscated items are considered forfeited upon entry. There is no guarantee of return. Please see the list of banned items on the SMF website.

Feel free to bring your own food and beverages into onsite camping. Refer to the FAQ and banned items information on the SMF website as to what is allowed and what is not.

ShambhaLodging adheres to the same policies as SMF in all regards.

Lodging attendees are expected to behave in a manner that is courteous to all other campers. SMF reserves the right to remove guests that cause a disturbance or participate in illegal activity from the festival grounds.

Please note: ShambhaLodging sites are assigned to the original purchaser. If you wish to transfer ownership of your ShambhaLodging package, appropriate steps are required to ensure a seamless transfer. Please see our guide to transferring a ShambhaLodging package on the SMF website.

Lodging attendees must abide by the details of their package;

Lodging attendees are not allowed to set up any additional shelters of any kind in the ShambhaLodging area.

Only guests registered with ShambhaLodging may camp in the ShambhaLodging area. Any persons found that are not registered will be removed from the area.

No refunds will be given for ShambhaLodging packages, however, you can transfer your package to a new individual if you can no longer make it.

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