Camping & Accommodations

Camping & Accommodations

Believe it or not, you WILL have to sleep at some point. But don’t worry, from good old festival car camping to fancy-pants glamping, we’ve got you covered with all sorts of awesome options.

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The Grove

The Grove

The Grove is a sanctuary filled with illuminating lights and hammock seating where you can enjoy art installations and maybe even some surprise performances. There will be times when The Grove explodes with radiant energy, and other times when it’s a place for solitude and relaxation. Visit The Grove in Pod 7 behind The Grind, and look for it on your festival map!

General Stores

The Bathrooms

New in 2016, Bonnaroo’s permanent Bathroom facilities are equipped with clean running water and plenty of real flushable toilets.

General Stores

General Stores

Forget something? No problem, we’ve got you covered. There are two well-stocked General Stores on-site – one near the entrance to Centeroo, and one near the entrance to the Main Venue (by The Arch). Each store offers personal hygiene items, batteries, disposable cameras, ice, beer, water, soda, food – you get the picture. If you forgot something, get it here!


Pods

Bring a little bit of Centeroo out to you! Pods are community centers strategically placed throughout the Bonnaroo campground. They provide community services such as security, information booths, medical, showers, and drinking water. This is your space to relax and get to know your camping neighbors. Look at it as your Bonnaroo community center or city park. Check back for more details on 2017 Pods soon!

ALL PODS INCLUDE:
showers, charging stations, Clean Vibes Trading Post redemption centers, misting stations, medical, safety stations, information, and portable restrooms

Pod 2

Pod 2

Located near the eastern edge of the campgrounds Pod 2 includes “The Game” barn where you can get active and play human foosball, life-size chess, and many other games, or just take a break in the shade. Also, from the creative minds that brought you Kalliope, we’re introducing the NEW Camp Walter near pod 2! It will be radiating positivity with you all weekend long. From morning Dance Parties to yoga, art, music, and surprises… You’ll find exciting activities with them all ‘Roo long!

Other Amenities near Pod 2: Food vendors, permanent showers, info booth, a water refill station, medical services, cell phone chargers, barn, security



Pod 3

Pod 3

Pod 3 is located right in heart of 3rd avenue, so it’s a great place to shop and eat on your way towards the Arch entrance to Centeroo.

Amenities in Pod 3: Craft vendors, food vendors, permanent showers, info booth, medical services, cell phone chargers, security

Pod 4

Pod 4

Pod 4 is located right down the road from the Tower entrance to centeroo (you know, the one with the giant disco ball on top). It’s your convenient stop to or from the Tower entrance to grab food, crafts, coffee, and more. It’s also where all you crazy Rooners check in for the Roo Run!

Amenities: Coffee cafe, general store, the Side Bar, food vendors, showers, Lost and Found, info booth, medical services, cell phone chargers, Roo Run check in

Pod 6

Pod 6

Pod 6 is located near car parking and the west tollbooth, and is the ideal pit stop for food and other conveniences for anyone camping in the western campgrounds.

Amenities: food vendors, showers, info booth, medical services, security

Pod 7

Pod 7

Pod 7 is centrally located in the campground (near Groop Camping) right next to the Grove & The Grind. The Grove is a comfy forest and shaded oasis of hammocks and positivity, while the Grind is your go-to spot for coffee, open-mic shows, late night karaoke, and more. Keep up with what’s happening at the Grind on our Community Experiences page

Other Amenities: Food vendors, permanent showers, info booth, a water refill station, medical services, cell phone chargers, The Grind barn, security

Pod 9

Pod 9

Located right across Bushy Branch Road, Pod 9 is the convenient pit stop for anyone camping the north-central campgrounds. Stop by for food, drinks, showers, and all your other Pod needs!

Amenities: Showers, info booth, medical services, security.

Pod 10

Pod 10

Located across Bushy Branch Road in the northeast corner of the campground Pod 10 is go-to spot for anyone camping nearby. Stop by for food, drinks, showers, and all your other Pod needs!

Amenities: Showers, info booth, medical services, security.


What to Pack

Prepare thyself! Just because we’re camping doesn’t mean we’re roughing it.

DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT
  • Rain gear (failure to bring it increases the chance of rain)
  • Camping gear (tent, tarp, sleeping bags, etc.)
  • Your favorite hoodie
  • Extra shoes/sneakers
  • Mud boots (in case it rains)
  • Bug spray (we recommend without DEET – be green!)
  • Sunscreen (lots of it)
  • A hat for shade
  • A bandana (in Tennessee, in June, you’re going to sweat)
  • Sunglasses
  • Aluminum or stainless steel container (or two!) for water
  • Biodegradable plastic bags for trash
  • Toilet paper (you never know)
  • Lantern / flashlight / headlamp (AND extra batteries!)
  • Flag or balloon to identify your campsite
  • Extra set of keys to keep with you at all times (avoid keeping keys in your car!)

YOU DON’T NEED IT TO SURVIVE, BUT YOU’LL BE HAPPY YOU HAVE IT
  • Small luggage lock for your tent (please don’t bring any valuables – if you must, keep them locked out of view in your vehicle) or rent one of our lockers
  • Vehicle key code (this makes it easy for the locksmith to duplicate your car key if you lose it)
  • Phosphate-free and sulfate-free soaps, detergents and shampoos
  • Smokers – bring an ashtray! Every butt you throw on the ground, someone has to pick up!
  • Extra clown nose
  • Blanket (for sitting)
  • Earplugs (for sleeping)
  • Portable radio