You don't have to camp on-site to enjoy some live music outside in a socially distanced setting. You can stay at a nearby hotel or go back home after the show is done. Pack up a cooler* of your favorite beverages and food, bring a blanket and some chairs and you're set for the day.
*Carry-in food and beverage not allowed in concert bowl for the Blue Ox Music Festival
FREE PARKING ON-SITE
You're welcome to venture off the campground to explore the many things you can do outside in Eau Claire during the Summer.
Off-site Activities include:
Tubing down the Chippewa River w/access point in Downtown Eau Claire.
Swimming at Big Falls Park (17 miles away)
Biking / Hiking one of the 70+ miles of trails
On-site Activities include:
Explore the over 100 acres of grounds
*Bring your own Kayak/canoe, water tube, discs, and bikes. We do not provide these.
5024 CRESCENT AVE
EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN
The Pines Venue & Camping FAQs
Can I camp in a tent in a reserved campsite?
Yes, tents are allowed. The main requirement is that you stay within the bounds of your reserved campsite.
What are the camping check-in hours?
Camping at The Pines opens 1 day before the event start date. Times vary based on event.
Can I have a fire at my campsite?
Yes. All fires must be contained within a metal or stone ring, limited quantities are available throughout the grounds. If you want to guarantee a fire ring you should bring your own.
Are RVs/pop-up campers allowed?
Yes, however you will need to purchase an RV/Camper campsite in either the Electric or Non-Electric designated area. For safety reasons, your RV will need to stay parked during the duration of the event.
Will a water fill or pumping service be available for my RV?
No. Water fill and pumping services are not available on-site during events at the Pines so please come prepared. Eau Claire Water Treatment, located about 5 minutes away, offers RV fills and waste disposal 7 days a week (7:00 AM - 2:30 PM).
What tools should I bring with for leveling my RV or camper?
Please come prepared for uneven ground for camping at the Pines. Some helpful tools for leveling your RV or camper iclude jacks, a shovel, and leveling blocks of 2x6 or larger lumber.
How many people can camp at my reserved campsite?
Each reserved campsite is limited to a maximum of 6 people.
Are pets allowed?
No, we're sorry, but for the safety of your pet and other attendees, pets are NOT allowed anywhere at The Pines. Qualified service animals are allowed.
Is smoking allowed?
Although smoking is allowed, please be considerate of your neighbors.
Is outside food and beverage allowed?
NO GLASS ALLOWED AT ANY PINES MUSIC PARK EVENT!
*Campout in the Pines: Outside food & beverage allowed in the concert bowl and campgrounds. We will only have one or two Food Trucks on-site during our campouts so please make sure to come prepared to make your own meals. Above ground fire rings and picnic tables will be available. Grills are also permitted but not provided.
The on-site lodge/bar will have canned beer, mixed drinks, soda and Bloody Marys available for purchase.
*Blue Ox Music Festival: NO carry-ins alllowed into the concert area but you are welcome to bring your own food and beverage into the campground.
Food and beverage options at Blue Ox feature a variety of local and regional food trucks, breweries, wineries, ciders and craft distilleries. There will also be non-alcoholic options available for purchase.
What is allowed and prohibited?
The Pines is an outdoor music venue. Events here are rain or shine.
How much is daily parking?
Parking on-site is complimentary for all event ticket holders.
What if I lost my ticket?
If you lose your ticket, we are able to redeem it through our system at the gates. If the ticket was won in a contest, promotion, or given to you for free, we will not be able to look it up and redeem it and you will need to purchase a new ticket.