Pets (excluding certified service animals) are not allowed inside the festival grounds. Additionally, pets may not be left unattended in cars anywhere on the festival site, including festival grounds, day parking lot and campground. Non-Camping attendees who arrive with a pet will be asked to make other arrangements for their pets before being allowed into park. NOTE: Any car found with an unattended pet inside will be subject to enforcement action by the Whatcom Humane Society.Pets are allowed in the campground only and must be on a leash, in a container or kept inside an RV or trailer at all times. Outside of the festival grounds, day parking lot and campground, Hovander Homestead Park rules will apply.
Alcoholic beverages may not be brought in to the festival grounds. There will be a beer garden on site and all alcohol purchased there must be consumed within the boundaries of the beer garden. Alcohol is allowed in the campground in your personal camp space. No display of disorderly behavior will be allowed anywhere at the festival and may result in the forfeiture of all admittance and camping passes.
No recreational drugs (legal or illegal) allowed. No exceptions. This is a strict park policy and any violation will result in removal from the festival with no refund.
Fire/BBQ/Grills/Portable Fire Pits:
Except for Propane devices, No fire is allowed at Hovander Homestead Park which includes all festival areas. This includes, but is not limited to, wood fires, charcoal or wood BBQs and or grills. However, should their be a State, County or Park sanctioned No Fire Ban, then no fires are allowed whatsoever.
All festival attendees will be issued a wristband for admittance purposes. These wristbands must be affixed around the wrist by the gate attendant prior to entrance to the festival and displayed at all times while in attendance at the festival. Do not stretch or remove the wristband. Attendees may leave and re-enter the festival provided they show their wristbands to the gate security personnel upon entering. If you lose your wristband, you will be required to purchase another one for admittance.
Electric Powered Personal Transport Devices (e.g., Scooters, Wheelchairs):
Hovander Homestead Park does not offer power services to recharge these devices. Even though there may be some power outlets on site, these are for the sole use by Park employees. We have been asked not to use them. If you are visiting for the day, please ensure your devices are fully charged. If you are camping, feel free to use your generator in the generator designated camping areas to charge or recharge your devices.