If you are taking your vehicle to Meltdown, please purchase a pass for it in advance. General Parking is the most common option, with your car parked 1/4 mile away from tent-only camping. If you would like to camp with your vehicle at Meltdown, you can do so for an additional fee. Both Car Camping and RV Camping are available on a limited basis. Check out the campground map to see where your vehicle might end up!

General Parking Pass

General Parking Pass – $24 +fees

The General Parking Passes allow you to park in the general parking lot. This parking pass is required for those who are tent camping as well as those who are staying off site and driving to the festival each day.

There are in-and-out privileges during gate hours as long as your parking pass is clearly displayed. After gate hours, you can leave whenever you like, but you cannot re-enter until the gate opens again. Parking passes are good for the extent of your stay. Please note that RVs, oversized vehicles, and vehicles with trailers are not permitted in the general parking lot. There is no camping in the general parking lot, and a general parking pass does not allow you to sleep in or near your vehicle.



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Car Camping Pass

$140 +fees

If you would like to camp with your Car/Vanagon/Truck, you may purchase a Car Camping Pass. Pop up camper vans and other unique vehicular sleeping arrangements are an iconic feature of Meltdown – join the party!

This pass is to be purchased in addition to your GA Weekend Pass. Car Camping sites are assigned by the parking crew on the rodeo grounds and in The Glade. If you purchase a car camping pass, a spot will be saved for you regardless of when you arrive. There are no in and out privileges. One pass is required per car. If the total length of your vehicle extends 18 feet or longer, or you are towing a trailer, it is considered oversized and you must purchase an RV Camping Pass. There will be a spot to set up a living room area or a tent next to your car.



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RV Camping Pass – Basic

SOLD OUT
Additional rustic RV sites may be available a 1/4 mile drive from the venue at Squire Creek Campground – 41415 State Rte 530 NE, Arlington, WA 98223. Click here for more info.

Enjoy fantastic views and the luxury of your home away from home with our oversized option for RVs and trailers. If you would like to camp with your RV or over-sized vehicle, you may purchase an RV Camping Pass for a 15×45 ft space.

This pass is to be purchased in addition to your GA Weekend Pass. If the total length of your vehicle extends 18′ or longer, or you are towing a trailer, you want this pass. RV Camping sites are assigned on a first come, first serve basis, around the perimeter of the Late Night Tent Field, and behind the Main Stage. There are no in and out privileges for RV Camping. One pass is required per vehicle. Any companion or towed vehicles must park in the General Parking Lot. No RV hook-ups or pumping available.



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RV Camping Pass – Upgraded With Hookups

SOLD OUT
Additional rustic RV sites may be available a 1/4 mile drive from the venue at Squire Creek Campground – 41415 State Rte 530 NE, Arlington, WA 98223. Click here for more info.

This year for the first time, Meltdown is able to offer a limited number of RV Sites with power and water hookups. Each space measures 15×45 ft.

These RV Spots with hookups are outside of the normal RV Area – up top near the rodeo grounds, car camping, and quiet camp. As you can see this is a great spot to be with mountain views and a nice covered picnic area as well.

Hookups include 30 amp power and a dedicated water hook up. Onsite sewer dump is also available to these RVs at $5/dump.

This pass is to be purchased in addition to your GA Weekend Pass. If the total length of your vehicle extends 18′ or longer, or you are towing a trailer, you qualify for this pass. Upgraded RV Camping sites are assigned on a first come, first serve basis next to the rodeo grounds. There are no in and out privileges for Upgraded RV Camping. One pass is required per vehicle. Any companion or towed vehicles must park in the General Parking Lot.



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