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Camp onsite and make friends for life. Build your own oasis or book one of four ready-to-go options.

Car Camping & Preferred Car Camping

Our most popular overnight option lets you park a vehicle on your campsite and build your home away from home for you and your crew. Level up with a reserved “Preferred” site located in lot 8.
What To Expect

Explore all the extra amenities and activities camping has to offer before and after the show each night. Make friends for life from all over the world.

  • All car camping sites are 30'x10'
  • Unlimited friends/tents per site, if they fit!
  • One vehicle per site allowed.
  • One vehicle per site required.
  • Sites assigned in order of arrival. (review camping info & rules below for “wait together camp together” details!)
  • Preferred Car Camping sites located in lot 8. Don’t rush! Arrive at your leisure.
Vehicle Type
  • NO RV/Motorhome camping.
    • Passenger cars, trucks or vans only.
  • NO motorcycles, RVs, trailers, motorhomes, buses or U-Haul trucks.
  • NO vehicles with running water/toilets.
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  • NO cooking inside vehicles. (Seriously - for the safety of you and those around you, DO NOT cook inside a vehicle!)
    • Review FAQ about cooking.
  • If you have a pre-installed, factory stove in your vehicle, your vehicle is allowed, however DO NOT cook inside the vehicle.
  • Everything else is allowed if it fits in your spot.
  • Are you sharing a spot with someone driving separately to join you? Add’l. vehicles must purchase Camping Companion Parking.
  • For the safety of you and your neighbors, once you are parked in a camping spot, you may not move your vehicle for the duration of the festival. If you need to leave early and do not plan on returning to the festival, please visit the nearest Info Kiosk to inquire about an early vehicle escort. If your request can be accommodated, an escort may take up to two hours from the original request time. Vehicles may not exit between 9pm-2am FRI-SUN (daily). Once a vehicle vacates its spot, the site is considered relinquished. Any items remaining in the campsite will be considered trash and permanently disposed of.
Additional Car Camping Requirements
  • Emergency vehicle access roads shall have an unobstructed width of not less than 24 feet and unobstructed vertical clearance of not less than 13 feet 6 inches.
  • Vehicles shall be parked in that the front of the vehicle is facing the drive isle/fire lane.
  • Vehicles shall not be permitted to park parallel to the drive isle/fire lane.
  • Review all Camping info & rules below!

Tent Camping

Pitch your desert palace on a field of grass. Perfect for international travelers, campers without cars or folks who want a vehicle-free environment.
What To Expect

Make new friends from all over the world!

  • All tent camping sites are 15'x10'
  • Unlimited friends/tents per site, if they fit!
  • Sites assigned in order of arrival, separate from car camping.
  • Includes one (1) overnight parking space in an adjacent lot to leave a car for the weekend. Add’l. vehicles must purchase Camping Companion Parking.
  • Short walk to visit your friends in Car Camping!
  • Review all camping info & rules below!

Lake Eldorado

Lake Eldorado is nestled in between lot 7 & 8 in close proximity to the general store, food vendors and camping center hub, just a short few minutes walk to the venue entrance.
What To Expect
  • Separate private check-in location.
  • 24-hr. concierge.
  • Includes one [1] overnight parking spot in an adjacent lot.
  • Add’l. vehicles must purchase Camping Companion Parking.
  • The sleeping bags and pillows are yours to keep. Any left after departure will be donated.
  • Exclusive flushing toilets & showers located within Lake Eldorado.
  • Mirrors and plugs to do your hair.
  • Cell phone charging stations.
  • No smoking inside lodges or tents.
  • No, these are not air conditioned.
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  • Damage to lodges or tents will be billed directly to your credit card.
  • No additional tents or canopies are allowed.
  • Accommodations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Arrive early to ensure your preferred location.
  • Vehicle lockdown hours may change depending on traffic conditions. Please be prepared to wait. If you must leave Lake Eldorado parking before 2am on Sunday night, you need to depart before 9pm.
  • No swimming in Lake Eldorado.
  • Sorry no air conditioning or power inside tents or lodges.
  • Additional details will be emailed to purchasers closer to festival dates.
  • Review all Camping info & rules below!
2-Person Lodge

Ready to go 8’ x 12’ x 8’ wood lodge. Comes with two cots, sleeping bags and pillows, a lockable door, wood floor, 3 windows for added ventilation, indoor/outdoor lighting and storage cubbies. Includes 2 GA or 2 VIP passes.

4-Person Tent

Ready to go 12’x14′, fully pitched with four cots, sleeping bags and pillows, as well as chairs and a cooler. Includes 4 GA or 4 VIP passes.

Camping Rules & Info

Times / Checking In & Out
  • Festival pass required for entry.
  • Camping is open Thu 9am-Mon 10am. Four nights stay!
  • Car/Tent check-in Thu 9am-2am; Fri & Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 9am-3pm.
  • Pedestrian check-in is open 24hrs.
    • This is for joining your friends who already have a campsite or visiting friends that have a campsite.
    • This is not for checking into a site you bought.
  • Campground check-out is 10AM Monday morning.
    • After 10AM, any items left behind in the campgrounds will be donated to our local nonprofit partner.
  • Noise curfew starts at 1:30am.
  • Campers and vehicles are searched at check-in.
  • Everyone must be wearing a Festival Pass to enter camping.
  • No camping allowed between festival weekends.
Age Limit

Campers must be 18+ over unless with a parent/legal guardian.

A legal guardian is a person who has the legal authority and corresponding duty to care for the personal and property interests of another person. An older sibling, older friend or friend of the family does not automatically count as a legal guardian. A legal guardian is someone who would be held legally responsible for you by a court of law.

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Vehicle Lockdown
  • No vehicle ins/outs.
  • No exit during lockdown hours Fri - Sun 9pm-2am.
  • Vehicle lockdown hours may change depending on traffic conditions. Please be prepared to wait. If you must leave camping before 2am on Sunday night, you need to depart before 9pm.
Arrive Together to Camp Together
  • Multiple cars wishing to camp in sites next to each other must arrive at the same time.
  • You should plan on meeting up prior to driving into camping at the same time.
  • This applies to tent-only campers too.
  • If you don’t check-in together, you won’t be able to camp next to each other. There are no saving spots.
  • It's essential your entire group drives into the toll booth/search area together.
  • As your cars proceed through search, you can continue into a limited-time waiting area.
  • Once your entire group arrives in the waiting area, you may proceed to the lanes to enter the camping lots.
  • Camping staff will try their best to accommodate directing your group to an appropriate location. Let them know how many cars (or tent only campers) are part of your group.
Misc / Good to Know
  • In order to accommodate all campers, you must camp where assigned. Be kind to other campers. Attempting to camp anywhere else creates a significant disruption that negatively impacts everyone's comfort and safety.
  • All of your items must stay within the marked lines. Do not sleep in or allow any items to extend into the fire lane. Party!
  • Car Camping and Tent only camping is not mixed together.
  • Car Camping and Tent Camping areas are open to visitation by all Coachella attendees.
  • Lake Eldorado access is restricted to Lake Eldorado guests.
  • All campers are expected to behave in a manner that is courteous to other campers.
  • All times and information on this page are subject to change without notice.
  • Venue/promoter are not responsible for any materials misplaced, lost or stolen. It is recommended that you do not bring valuable items. If you do bring valuable items, please lock them in your car. Do not leave valuable items in your tent.
  • High winds and heavy dust are common in the Coachella Valley. Prepare your campsite by sealing, securing or collapsing any structures or items that may be affected.
  • We do not have communal toasters, toaster ovens or microwaves for use in camping.
Food / Drinks
  • Campers may bring food & beverages.
  • No glass allowed. Review prohibited items below.
  • Campers 21+ may bring 1 case of beer cans or a box of wine.
  • If it appears that there is an excessive amount of alcohol for the number of people in the vehicle, or if anyone in the vehicle is under 21 years of age, we reserve the right to deny entry of the vehicle or require you to surrender the alcohol.
  • Propane stoves allowed in Car Camping only. Review FAQ about cooking.
  • There is a General Store in camping with tons of stuff.
  • Mobile Ice Sales will be available in all camp lots Thur 2pm – 5pm and Fri - Sun 9am – 3pm. Flag them down if you see them! Ice is also for sale in the General Store in Lot 8.
  • Stay tuned for the Camping Eats & Drinks to be listed!
Camping Prohibited Items
  • NO Amplified Sound (Large Speakers, DJ Equipment, Non Factory installed Car Audio)
  • NO Animals (Service Animals Are Allowed - See Accessibility)
  • NO Branded Pop-Up Canopies or Tents
  • NO Compressed Gas Tanks (Helium, Nitrous (haha), etc.)
  • NO Drones or Remote-Control Vehicles or Toys
  • NO Drugs or Drug Paraphernalia
  • NO Extra Car Batteries
  • NO Flammables (Incl. Fireworks, Explosives, Ammunition)
  • NO Flashlights Over 5.5” In Length
  • NO Furniture (Sofas, Couches, Recliners, Lay-Z-Boys, Home Furnishings, Non-Inflatable Mattresses - LEAVE NO TRACE)
  • NO Generators (Gas)
  • NO Glass Of Any Kind (Bottles, Large Mirrors, Containers, Solar Panels, Lights, etc.)
  • NO Heating Appliances
  • NO Kegs
  • NO Metal Tent Stakes
  • NO Open Flames (Campfires, Candles, Tiki Torches)
  • NO Prescription Medication (must be in properly labeled containers that match the holder’s ID. No pillboxes.)
  • NO Propane (Propane stoves allowed in Car Camping only. Review FAQ about cooking.)
  • NO Party Balloons
  • NO Personal Vehicles (Skates, Scooters, Skateboards, Hoverboards, Segways, Electric Scooters (Birds, Limes…))
    • (Personal Mobility Devices for ADA Guests and Bicycles are ok.)
  • NO Rugs or Astroturf
  • NO Scissors
  • NO Slip-N-Slides
  • NO Sports Equipment (Golf Clubs, Bats, Hockey Sticks, etc.)
  • NO Squirt Guns Or Water Toys
  • NO Tools (Sledgehammers, Screwdrivers, Hammers, Shovels, Gardening Tools, Metal Mallets, Woodchippers) (SMALL RUBBER MALLETS OK)
  • NO Vending (Inventory will be considered surrendered and not returned.)
  • NO Walkie Talkies / 2-way Radios
  • NO Weapons - Guns, Ammo, Tasers, Pepper Spray/Mace, Knives (incl. Cooking or Steak Knives)... INCLUDES ALL OFF-DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR CONCEALED PERMITS
  • NO Workout Equipment (Kettlebells, Dumbbells, Barbells, etc.)
  • NO Wrapped or Sponsored Vehicles. (Your vehicle will be turned away if it has ads, marketing, sponsors or company logos on it. Rental company logos Are permitted.)

Camping Frequently Asked Questions

For Camping frequently asked questions not covered on this camping page, please visit our FAQ page.

Amenities & Activities

Recharge, refill, relax or re-up. Let the camping hub be the center of your festival stay. Mingle with new friends from all around the world and enjoy a specially curated experience from a whole other side of the festival.
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Eat & Drink

Lots to munch on in Camp.
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Free Water Refill Stations

Stay hydrated.
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Find #CoachellaWiFi in select areas.

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You'll find #CoachellaWiFi in the following areas:

  • Coachella Stage bar
  • 12 Peaks bars
  • Yuma Bar
  • Merch area
  • Terrace Food areas
  • Beer Barn
  • Outdoor Theatre bar
  • Indio Central Market
  • Sonora bar
  • Rose Garden
  • Camping General Store
  • Camping Activities area
  • Rideshare Lot

*Subject to change.

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General Stores

Food, Toiletries & More

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Sold at the General Store and from Ice golf carts roaming around camp.

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Phone Charging

USB and AC charging stations located in the camping center + smaller stations in all camping lots.

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  • Keep your phone powered up by plugging in throughout the festival & camping.
  • BYOC (Bring Your Own Cable)
  • Outlets are AC (2-prong North American) and USB (at most locations).
  • Power cubes are for charging mobile phone only.
  • Do not charge external battery packs or attempt to power hair dryers, curling irons, air pumps or any other electronic devices.
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Portable Restrooms

Located in ALL camping lots, usually along the perimeter on 1 or more sides.

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Security & Medical

24-hour emergency response.

Location on Map.

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Free for all campers or Super Duper showers for a fee.

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Free Supermarket Shuttles

Need to get something from the store? Shuttle from camping to a nearby grocery store and drug store with a pharmacy.

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Located on the NW Corner of Lot 7.

Thursday 3pm-7pm
Friday-Sunday 7am-1:30pm

*Departure location & times subject to change.

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From the Silent Disco, to water balloon tosses, to the Coachella Art Studios & More.

More activities details will be added closer to show dates. Sort by “CAMPING”

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Additional Services

Other services such as PediCabs, Lost & Found, locksmith & more also exist.

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Safari Camping

Nestled in an exclusive, secluded camping area, Safari guests reside in furnished Shikar-style tents and cabanas, enjoy all the comforts of home and zip around the venue via golf cart all weekend long. Includes Guest Passes for 2 people with the option to add additional guests.

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The Resort at Coachella

The Resort at Coachella provides premium festival access, featuring stylish studio style Residences or furnished Yurts on the Safari Campground. Cruise around the festival grounds in a golf cart all weekend and live like a VIP with Artist Passes for 2 people.