Amazing folk and bluegrass tunes, great food, delicious beer, and games for kids the whole time. Proceeds benefit our camp endowments, making life changing camp experiences accessible to all for many years to come.


Where does Prairie Burn Music Festival take place?

At Camp St. Croix on the North Property.
398 Riverview Drive
Hudson, WI 54016

What time do the gates open?

At noon on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

Must I bring my physical ticket?

Yes. You must bring your physical ticket with you to the event to gain entry. There is no will call and you will not be let in without a ticket to scan.

What if it is raining?

The show will go on. Tickets are sold on a “rain or shine” basis, and no refunds will be given for delays or cancellations due to bad weather.

What is the lineup?

Please see the lineup page for lineup and schedule. 

Can I bring a camera or recording device?

Heck yes you can. Share along with us at #prairieburn.

Can I camp overnight?

Yes. See the camping page.

What should I know if I’m camping?

Beside what is on our camping page, not much. Recall that all camping is tenting only, and don’t forget your sleeping bag, pad, and warm clothes. All campers will be near running water and portapotties. Volunteer camping hosts will be ready to greet you starting at noon as you drive in Camp St. Croix’s north entrance.

Can I stay in a cabin?


Can I bring in my own food or beverages?

No, with the exception of unopened or empty water bottles.

What about coolers and bags, can I bring them to the event?


Will there be any merchandise for sale at the event?

Yes. We will have camp apparel, artist merchandise, and wares from several outdoor/camp focused vendors available for purchase.

Are all the activities free?

Yes. Beside food, drink, merchandise, everything is free once you’re at the festival.

What should I leave at home?

Food and beverages 
Pets (Service dogs are permitted)

Are chairs provided?

No. You may bring blankets or chairs to sit on.

Are there reserved seats?

No. The stages are outside and guests sit and stand on the mowed lawn.

What should I know about parking?

  1. Parking, including handicap parking, is available at camp.
  2. Please carpool.

Can I leave my car overnight?

Yes, though camp is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.

Do you have any disability accommodations?

Yes. Disabled guests are provided with parking spaces close to the event entrance and we have handicap accessible portable toilets. Still, terrain can be uneven so please come prepared.

Lost and found?

Yes. There will be a lost and found station but camp is not responsible for lost or stolen items.


With further questions about the event, please feel free to contact us at

Where can I find the full text of the Camp St. Croix Waiver and Release?

Right here !


Prairie Burn is only possible because of our sponsors

Pioneer Sponsor

Christiansen Creative

Explorer Sponsors

The Royal Credit Union  │  Jim Burns Real Estate  │  89.3 The Current  │  The Picture Factory  │  The Growler  │  REI Co-Op  │  Rush River Brewing  │  Jean & Bruce Johnson

Voyageur Sponsors

Associated Bank  │  45 Degrees  │  Vertical Endeavors  |  The Roastery Coffee  │  Frost River  │  Terra Firma Building and Remodeling  │  Great Harvest Bakery St. Paul  │  Twin Cities Classic Homes  │  Darrell's Septic Service  │  Big Rock Exploration  │  Aileron IT  │  United Rentals  │  Law Firm of Eckberg Lammers  │  Lamex  │  Clinical Research Institute  │  doTerra