Located Less than 2 hours from San Francisco, Woodward Reservoir has a little bit of everything.This regional park offers 3,700 acres of developed campground, over 7 miles of shoreline, and 2,900 acres of reservoir for recreation and camping.

Facilities include camping areas, concessions, restrooms, barbecues, and picnic tables.

You can expect highs in the mid 70’s and lows in the 50’s at night. Be prepared for all types of weather, bring extra clothes, and shoes!


Front Gate Address: 14000 28 Mile Rd Oakdale, CA
> Coming from HWY 120
> Turn onto 26 Mile RD(Towards Dorsey RD)
> Turn left onto 28 Mile RD
> Follow the road signs until you arrive at the gate

Distance from Major Cities:

2 hours from San Francisco Bay Area
3.5 from Reno, NV / Tahoe, CA Area
4 hours from Redding, CA Area
5 hours from Los Angeles, CA Area
7.5 hours from Vegas, NV Area
8 hours from San Deigo, CA Area
8 hours from Eugene,

Buy your tickets online or in advance. Serenity Gathering will sell out.

Bring your favorite camping gear, food, and plenty of comfortable changes of clothes.

Bring Drinking Water. Water is limited on site. 

Be Happy.

No drug use/sales or illegal activity of any kind.

No re-entry. If you leave the festival you cannot come back.

No renegade sound systems.

No dogs, no pets.

No littering, especially cigarette butts. Bring a container!

Leave No Trace!

Don’t Worry.

Event & Stages & Areas

Serenity Stage: More Info TBA

New Moon Stage: More Info TBA


Food/Drink Vendors: Food/Drink Vendors will be updated here as they are announced.
Craft/Merch Vendors: Craft/Merch Vendors will be updated here as they are announced.

Live Art:

Live Artists will be announced soon! Please feel free to fill out a Live Artist Application here- hyperlink to live art app.


Will put the details of this together more this week as I get back to lay everything out on site.
GA Camping: More Info TBA

Car Camping: More Info TBA

Premium Car camping: More Info TBA

RV Camping: RV Camping will be available, but there are no hookups available.

Q: Are pets allowed?
A: No, Campground does not allow pets.
Q: Is glass allowed?
A: No, glass is strictly prohibited. We recommend pouring all drinks into plastic or metal containers before arriving.
Q: Is fire spinning allowed? 
A: Yes, only in the designated areas.
Q: Are campfires allowed? 
A: No, the only fires will be built by serenity workers in the designated areas.
Q: Is there re-entry?
A: No
Q: What types of vendors will be on hand?
A: Several types of food & drink vendors, clothing, art, jewelry, and the rest of the staples.
Q: Do cell phones work?
A: Some carries will work.
Q: Will there be a festival map available? 
A: Yes
Q: Will there be handicapped parking and bathrooms? 
A: Yes.
Q: Will there be onsite first aid? 
A: Yes
Q: Will there be drinking water available to the public?
A: No. Water on site is limited. Please bring drinking water.
Q: Will you be posting set times? 
A: Yes, in the booklet and on the Serenity Gathering website.
Q: Are there limits set for personal camping space?
A: Respect your neighbor’s space and they will respect yours; mutual respect will make our campgrounds a happy place.
Q: How hot will it get during the day and how cold at night?
A: Expect day temperatures in the 70’s and night temperatures in the low 50’s.
Q: Will there be an information booth?
A: Yes, located at Serenity Bar.
Q: Can I buy a wristband at the gate? 
A: Yes, we will be selling passes until Sunday evening, 6:00 PM, or while supplies last.
Q: Do my children need a ticket?
A: Children under 12 are free.  Everyone on festival grounds needs a wristband.
Q: Can I bring my R.V?
A: You must purchase an RV pass to bring any trailers or RV’s: https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&w=937e919094549ea5efdec26c7d08225b
Q: Are gas generators allowed?
A: No
Q: What time can general admission arrive? 
A: Friday, April 27, gates will open at 9:00 am.
Q: What time can early entry pass holders arrive? 
A: Thursday, April 26, gates will open at 10:00 am.
Q: Are Chinese lanterns allowed? 
A: No, these pose a fire hazard.
Q: Will there be alcohol sold at Serenity Gathering?
A: Yes, must present valid I.D.
Q: What do I do with my trash? What about when we pack up to leave?
A: We will have waste and resource recovery receptacles placed throughout the event. We will also have an eco-education transfer station placed near the campgrounds to provide campers a place to learn about and properly sort their waste! We will only accept sorted waste, all unsorted trash must be transported off-site. Please bring trash bags with you. This is a Leave-It-Better, Leave-It-Beautiful event.
Q: How do I change the name on my ticket? Can we transfer our tickets?
A: Contact Eventbrite.
Q: Can I bring my bicycle?
A: Yes
Q: Can I bring my own barbeque or camp stove?

A: Charcoal bbq’s and grills are not allowed. Only gas stoves may be used.