Festival Volunteering

Welcome!

We will post festival volunteer  slots later this spring.  If you want to volunteer in other ways, visit our main volunteer page.

We are proud of our volunteering tradition. The festival was started by volunteers in 2009.  It has relied on them ever since.  Volunteers erect a city in a matter of hours and return it to nature by the following dawn.  In between, they keep the city buzzing with life.  Our city has merchants, theaters, restaurants, pubs, and corporations.  It has doctors, lawyers, activists, authors, artists, and social workers.  There are churches, hotels, realtors and manufacturers.  All of these share a space for a day. 

Help us to make this year’s festival happen.  Give the community 2-4 hours.  Enjoy the music and scenes while you do.   

Volunteers receive drink tickets, an exclusive festival tee shirt and a goody bag.

Thank you!

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Certifications:

Alcohol: To serve alcohol or check IDs, you must be 18+ and have a certification from past 3 years.

Crowd Management: For large events, we need a certain number of people certified in crowd management.  There are no specific additional duties.  We just need to have people on hand who are familiar with issues unique to large events.

2019 Instruction Sheets

2019 Festival Guides

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