When does the event start and end?

Gates open Thursday June 20th at 12pm.  Final egress is Monday June 24th at 12PM.

Are children allowed at this event?

Yes this is an all-ages family campout.  Children 11 and under are free.  There is a special teen ticket for ages 12-17.

Where is the schedule?

Official schedule coming soon!

Where is the event located?

Music and Sky The Great Outdoors will be held at Black Oak Ranch in Mendocino County, CA.

What is Black Oak Ranch?

Black Oak Ranch is an off-grid camping and festival space in Mendocino, CA on 10 Mile Creek. You can find out more about Black Oak Ranch here. Keep an eye out as you reach the destination for our 9 foot tall Music&Sky vertical flag located at the main entrance to the venue on the 101 freeway:

How do I get there?

Black Oak Ranch is extremely easy to get to!  Located right off the 101 in Laytonville, CA this venue is accessible to all vehicles and a straight shot up from San Francisco.  Closest public airport is in Arcata, CA.  Here is the exact location.

What to expect upon arrival?

As you approach the venue you will be greeted at the check in gate. Feel free to stay in your car as we will come to you! Once you are checked in, you will be guided on where to go.

This is my first event like this - how do I prepare?

Welcome to The Great Outdoors!  Our amazing community of collaborators are here to help you have the best M&S experience.  After you purchase your ticket you will gain instant access to our online community where all of your specific questions can be answered.

While this is a campout, there will still be amenities and luxuries you get with our all-inclusive 18+ events including the ability to purchase farm to table food and enjoy hot showers.  There is even a solar ATM on site if you need cash for vendors.

Additional accommodations can be purchased if you do not wish to camp. All you really need to prepare for is the weather, and a good time!

Can I bring a tent and set up camp?

Yes, camping is included in the ticket price.

Can I cook at my camping site?

Yes, small camp stoves and charcoal grills are allowed.  Please clean up after yourself!  Ample trash bins are available on the premises.

What about ice?

Ice is not included with your ticket so we recommend purchasing some before entering the venue.  Vendors and the kitchen will have ice for purchased beverages.

What should I bring?

-Vessel for water / drinks (not glass)
-Towel and Toiletries for showers
-Towel and Bathing Suit for creek swimming
-Camping Equipment – tent, sleeping bag, floor mat, and lamp; if you are camping.
-Headlamp and / or flashlight
-Cool clothes – shorts and t-shirts
-Proper clothes/sun block for peak sun if you are sensitive
-Warm clothes – jackets & pants,  for cool nights.
– Yoga mat (if partaking in morning yoga)
– Camp chair

What kind of drinking water is included with my ticket?

We also take the quality of our drinking water very seriously.  This is why we partnered with Rainge Spring Water to pipe in only the best quality magnesium spring water into all of our drinking stations!

What will the weather be like?

We are anticipating very nice weather with warm days and cool’ish nights.  This is the perfect time of the year to be outside for this area.  We will post a weather report as we get closer to the event.

Are Pets allowed?

Due to rattlesnakes around the venue, pets are not allowed.   

Will there be loud music at night?

No amplified music after 12:00am at the venue.

Is there cell reception and wifi?

Cell phone reception is limited to non-existent throughout most the venue.  There will however be wifi hotspots for making calls and for emergencies.

Have more questions?

For additional questions please visit the event group here and ask the community.

You can also contact us at [email protected]

Last but not least! Here is our general guidelines for a harmonious Music & Sky experience <3