Camping puts you in the middle of the adventure! Join your fellow Headliners for up to five days of fun and a welcoming community of friends at Middlelands camping, conveniently located at the festival site.

We offer an array of camping experiences — from simple car camping to a customized glamping environment. Whatever your preference, all are invited to create their own theme camps. We encourage you to let your imagination run wild and deck out your campsite in a way that expresses your creativity and adds to the energy of the camping community! Middlelands also encourages carpooling. The more friends you bring with you, the more affordable your camping package becomes.

All festival pass holders (including non-campers) may enter the campground during festival hours and up until 4am each festival day to visit their friends — or make new ones! — and enjoy Conqueror’s Court and the Enchanted Grove. At Conqueror’s Court, you’ll find a communal bonfire, 24‐hour food trucks and grocery store, camping essentials, and much more. Among the trees of the Enchanted Grove, wander and discover what surprises await!


You must have a festival ticket (purchased separately) and be 18+ to enter camping areas.


  • Open-field camping
  • 1 campsite pass per vehicle (passengers allowed determined by legal vehicle capacity)
  • 2-person minimum. Single campers are subject to “Single‐Camper Fee
  • No oversize vehicles or trailers allowed (see RV camping)
  • Vehicle and tent must both fit inside designated 15’x30′ campsite area
  • See additional vehicle guidelines


  • RVs enjoy a larger campsite (20’x50′), closer to Conqueror’s Court.
  • RVs must be standard size, ranging from 19’–35′, with max capacities ranging from 3–8 people. Legal vehicle capacity will be enforced.
  • RVs or tow vehicles with camper trailers must all fit within allotted 20’x50′ space — including slide-outs and awnings.
  • 30-amp & 50-amp power hookups will be available at an additional cost. Secure your power hookup here.
  • Top off your water tank upon arrival and before you settle into your camping space at our RV Water Station — price TBD (no water hookups available).
  • Pump your tanks right from your camping space with our RV pump vendor for $40.


  • Located closer to festival entrance
  • Tree-lined camping streets
  • Vehicles park adjacent to the designated campsite area, allowing more space
  • See vehicle guidelines


  • Camp among the trees and enjoy shaded campsites
  • Located closest to Conqueror’s Court and Enchanted Grove
  • Dedicated air-conditioned restroom
  • See vehicle guidelines


  • Preferred campers get an early arrival pass for access to the site and the opportunity to pick their spot on Wednesday instead of Thursday
  • Preferred Camping is located among the tree-lined camping streets of Arbor Lane, closer to the festival entrance than any other camping area
  • Vehicles park adjacent to the designated campsite area, allowing more space
  • Preferred Campers have access to dedicated showers and air-conditioned restrooms
  • See vehicle guidelines


  • Located in Fellowship Field — requires the purchase of a GA camping pass.
  • Middlelands is proud to offer designated camping areas for Headliners who desire a quiet group of camping neighbors.
  • The no-noise policy will be strictly enforced.
  • No additional fee
  • Located in a special area of General Camping
  • See vehicle guidelines




Camps featuring sound systems and live DJs and are highly encouraged! Sound Camps are located by the after-hours party location. Bring your own sound system, or inquire about rentals. Options will also be available to help you further enhance your sound camp.

  • Sound level limits will be imposed in consideration of other camping areas.
  • RVs are allowed at Sound Camps.
  • See Group Camping for registration process.
  • See additional vehicle guidelines.





Gather your tribe, and enjoy a unique location in the woods, close to Conqueror’s Court and the festival entrance.

  • Open to all: The Group Camping area will be open to all festivalgoers, so even your non-camping friends can come share in the good vibes, music and fun.
  • Reserved spot: Group Campers have assigned and reserved campsites; this is the guaranteed way for a group of friends to be sure they can camp together.
  • Early Arrival Pass: The Group Leader will receive 1 early arrival pass permitting Wednesday access to begin setup. Group members will be provided with 5 additional parking passes.
  • There is no limit to the number of people per campsite. However, there is a strict one-vehicle limit per campsite. The number of people allowed per vehicle is determined by its legal capacity. No RVs or oversize vehicles are allowed in Group Camping. The only way to purchase any additional Group Camping parking passes is to purchase another campsite.
  •  See additional vehicle guidelines.


1. To apply for a Group or Sound Camp, have your Group Leader contact This Group Leader should be the only contact person for that group and will be responsible for coordinating all communication with the rest of the group. Please do not have more than one person per camp contact us.

2. Our Group Camping Coordinator will send you the application, which will ask for:

  • Leader name & contact information
  • Camp name
  • Camp theme
  • Number of vehicles
  • Physical description of camp
  • How you are contributing to the overall atmosphere of the festival

3. The Group Camping Coordinator will review and approve your application. Once your application is approved, your Leader will receive a unique link to purchase passes for your Group Camp. It is the Leader’s responsibility to distribute this link to the members who will be purchasing the campsite. Each campsite is $325.

4. You must reach 6 campsites to confirm your Group Camp spot. Once your Group Camp is confirmed with 6 or more campsites, the Group Leader will receive a confirmation and the parking passes. The Group Leader is responsible for distributing these passes to the rest of the vehicle drivers. The Group Leader will also receive 1 complimentary Early Arrival pass. All others wishing to arrive on Wednesday must purchase additional Early Arrival passes.



Premier Camping offers the best location in the entire campground, with convenient access to Conqueror’s Court and a private entrance into the festival. Plus, we’ll have your campsite ready for you when you arrive. Just arrive with your festival gear and personal essentials, and our Premier Camping staff will take care of the rest!

All Premier Camping guests will enjoy:

  • 24-hour concierge
  • Charging stations
  • Upgraded shower compound
  • Air-conditioned restrooms
  • Dedicated lane into campground
  • Dedicated entrance to festival
  • Cash bar
  • Furnished, air-conditioned lounge
  • Free lockers
  • Food delivery service
  • Free wi-fi in lounge
  • 24-hour snack station

Want to know more? Feel free to contact us with any questions. Note: You must have a festival ticket (purchased separately) and be 18+ to enter camping areas.



  • For 2 people
  • 1 pre-furnished, Middlelands-branded tent set up and ready to go upon your arrival
  • Keep the tent, along with the Middlelands-branded sleeping bags and pillows (or leave behind for donation)
  • Above image for structure type reference only; tent pattern will change. 



  • For 2 people
  • 1 pre-furnished, upgraded tent set up and ready to go upon your arrival
  • Wooden floor decking
  • Real beds, sheets and pillows
  • Limited quantities available



  • For 2 people
  • 1 pre-furnished cabin set up and ready to go upon your arrival
  • Wooden floor decking and front porch hangout area
  • Real beds, sheets and pillows
  • Mini fridge, fan and outlets
  • Limited quantities available



  • For 2–4 people
  • 20-ft DomeCity habitat with 300 sq ft of camping room
  • Climate-controlled dome with heat and A/C unit
  • Choice of: 1 or 2 queen-size beetle kill pine beds w/ IntelliBED Posture Perfect Lo-Motion Mattress—or—up to 4 premium Lovesac Couch Cots (pictured)
  • Hotel-quality bamboo linens, duvet and pillows
  • LovesacCitysac chair, Squattoman and Footsac blanket
  • Soundwall Art speaker system
  • Mounted iPad for music streaming
  • Multi-colored mood lighting and Himalayan salt lamp
  • Multiple power outlets
  • Large lock box and clothing rack for personal belongings
  • Cooler to keep refreshments chilled
  • Dome-mounted beetle kill pine bar/desk
  • All Paladin Quarters guests will receive a Revolar personal safety device and Cotopaxi gear
  • Limited quantities available



  • For 2–4 people
  • 1 pre-furnished RV set up and ready to go upon your arrival
  • 1 queen bed and 2 single beds
  • Power and water hookups
  • RV servicing included
  • Limited quantities available


Enhance your camping experience even further with these package add-ons, available at checkout.


Gain early access to set up your campsite, starting at noon on Wednesday, May 3. Only one pass needed per vehicle. Please note that once your car has entered the campground, it will not be allowed re-entry. If you plan to arrive on Wednesday, we advise you to prepare accordingly.


Middlelands strongly encourages carpooling. It reduces not only our carbon footprint, but also the real estate occupied by cars in the camping area — meaning more room for you, your tent, and all the fun activities you’ll enjoy throughout the weekend. Share the cost and the memories of the festival with your friends by sharing a ride! Note: This is not valid for a camping spot; this is an additional fee on top of the camping pass of your choice.


TENT KIT: $225

Our awesome Middlelands-branded kits are yours to keep! Each kit includes: 

  • Tent for 2
  • Sleeping bags (2)
  • Double air mattress
  • Pillows (2)
  • Light
  • Backpack



OverKnight Parking is an additional parking lot for campers who have up to two (2) guests arriving at a separate time. Each OverKnight Pass costs $100 per car, plus applicable taxes and fees. To help ensure an enjoyable camping experience for all, please read the requirements and information below on how to purchase your OverKnight Parking Pass:

  • Only one OverKnight Parking Pass will be allowed per campsite.
  • Only two (2) guests are allowed per vehicle.
  • OverKnight Parking Passes must be linked to an existing campsite order. If you have not placed your campsite order, you are welcome to purchase your OverKnight Parking Pass as an add-on during check out.
  • If you have already placed your campsite order, please contact Front Gate Tickets at (888) 512-7469 with your existing order number to add your OverKnight Parking Pass to your order.
  • The OverKnight Parking lot opens at noon on Thursday, 5/4.
  • OverKnight Parking check-in will be open during our existing camping entry hours.
  • Upon arrival, OverKnight Parking guests must confirm the original campsite order number and original purchaser’s name to receive the correct camping credentials.
  • No re-entry will be allowed for OverKnight Parking vehicles under any circumstances.

Each camping spot is allowed to have a maximum of eight (8) people, including guests who purchase OverKnight Parking and come on event shuttles. Campsites that exceed eight people (between camping, OverKnight Parking and shuttle drop-offs) will be required to purchase an additional Camping Pass.



Friday, Saturday & Sunday, starting at 10am in the Enchanted Grove (nearest Conqueror’s Court) as part of the Campsite Competitions!

Archery Tag is played similarly to dodgeball, but with bows and foam-tipped arrows. Two teams, each consisting of five players, are separated by a “safe zone.” There are two objectives: 1) to hit the opponents, and 2) to knock out the five discs of the opposing team’s target. Eliminate a player by hitting them with an arrow or by catching their arrow. The 5-Spot Targets work to save a “life” of one of the players. A “hit” player can be called back into the game when a target spot is knocked out or when a teammate catches an arrow.



The Kingdom of Middlelands is quite expansive, so we encourage you to bring your two-wheeled steed! So that Headliners and bicycles can coexist peacefully, please note the following guidelines:

  • Decorated bikes are highly encouraged!
  • Bikes must be parked and locked in designated Bike Parking areas.
  • Bike Parking will be located in Conqueror’s Court, restroom & shower areas, Sound Camps, and other high-traffic areas.
  • Any bikes left in fire lanes, streets or driveways will be brought to Lost & Found.
  • Bikes are not allowed in the main festival grounds.
  • Be sure to bring bike lights for nighttime riding.
  • The festival is not responsible for lost or stolen bikes.


  • Food, drinks and ice and other general store items will be available for purchase.
  • The campground will offer portable toilets and potable water Thursday–Monday.
  • Cell phone chargers are available. Sorry, electrical outlets are not available.
  • Multiple info kiosks will be available. Please familiarize yourself with their locations, which will be clearly marked on the campground map.
  • Lost something? Check the Lost & Found located in the camping area.
  • ADA camping, showers and bathrooms will be available. Contact if you have questions.


The well-being of all guests is a top priority at Middlelands. The campground will be fully staffed by Guest Services, medical and security personnel 24/7.


Get your questions answered within minutes! Virtual Concierges are available to chat live Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm. Click the Live Chat button in the lower right corner to get started! During off hours, click Help to leave us a message.


All festival pass holders (including non-campers) may enter the campground during festival hours and up until 4am each festival day to visit their friends — or make new ones! — and enjoy Conqueror’s Court and the Enchanted Grove. In order to set up a campsite, you must purchase a Camping Pass.


Wander along walking paths and relax among trees decorated with lights, art installations, and seating areas. Enchanted Grove is open to all festivalgoers and offers:

  • Hammocks and swings
  • Stargazing with the Houston Astronomical Society
  • Mindfulness circle
  • Yoga classes
  • Slackline workshops
  • Movie showings


Conqueror’s Court is the central meeting spot and place-to-be for all Middlelands activities outside of festival hours. This area will be accessible 24 hours a day for campers. Non-campers are welcome to visit the campground during festival hours and until 4am after each festival day. Conqueror’s Court offers the following amenities:

  • Communal bonfire
  • Farmers’ market
  • Butcher shop
  • Bar areas
  • Guest services booth
  • Picnic tables
  • Yoga/meditation center
  • Roaming performers
  • Arts & crafts
  • Sports competitions
  • Access to the Enchanted Grove
  • Restrooms & showers
  • Info booth*
  • Food options*
  • General store
  • Medical services*
  • Security*
  • Lockers*
  • Free water*
  • Charging stations*

* Services available around the clock



  • Wed, 5/3: noon–8pm (Requires Early Arrival Pass)
  • Thurs, 5/4: noon–midnight
  • Fri, 5/5: 9am–7pm
  • Sat, 5/6: 9am–5pm

Please arrive only during the check-in hours above. Note that the line may take up to an hour, and closing times are strict. If you arrive late, we will not be able to admit you into the campground until check-in opens the following day. Also note that once your car has entered the campground, it will not be allowed re-entry.


Campers with Early Arrival passes may enter the campground starting at noon on Wednesday, 5/3. For all others, hours are Thursday, 5/4, noon – Monday, 5/8, 3pm. ALL campers must be fully packed and vacating the campground by 3pm on Mon, 5/8.


  • Wed, 5/3: 11am–8pm
  • Thu, 5/4: 11am–midnight
  • Fri, 5/58am–7pm*
  • Sat, 5/68am–5pm*

*On these days, after the camping box office closes, camping Will Call needs will be processed at the Main Box Office, which is open daily from 1pm–midnight (show hours are 3pm–1am).


  • Just like the festival itself, all attendees in the campground must be 18+.
  • Camping passes are for the entire weekend.
  • Only one camping pass must be purchased per car. Your vehicle’s group will receive a single camping spot.
  • Campers may walk in & out between the campground and the festival. For more information on re-entry, please see our Ins & Outs section.
  • Festivalgoers without camping wristbands may enter the campground after the festival is over, up to 4am.
  • Upon arrival, you must present your camping pass and your event ticket. If your pass or tickets are at Will Call, just present your credit card and ID to pick them up at the camping entrance.
  • Every vehicle will be searched upon check-in. Note that the more stuff you have in your car, the longer it will take to get through the line. Please help the process move faster by bringing only what you really need.
  • You must travel with only the legal number of people that can fit in your vehicle.


  • 1 campsite pass per vehicle (passengers allowed determined by legal vehicle capacity).
  • 2-person minimum. Single campers are subject to “Single‐Camper Fee
  • No oversize vehicles or trailers allowed (see RV camping).
  • Vehicle and tent must both fit inside designated campsite area.
  • Sleeping in cars/vans is not permitted.
  • Once your car is parked, we advise you to keep it there. If your car leaves the campground, it will not be allowed re-entry; you would need to purchase an OverKnight Parking Pass in order to allow your car to stay overnight once you return to the campground.
  • If you need to leave for an emergency, you must get a campground manager to escort your car out safely. Absolutely no car movement is allowed from 1–6am. Please arrive prepared for the weekend.



  • You must be 21+ to consume alcohol in the campground.
  • Liquor is NOT permitted at all.
  • Beer and wine are OK but are limited to one case of canned beer OR up to 5 liters of boxed wine per person.
  • Glass bottles are not permitted.


  • No weapons of any kind — or any item that looks like or could be perceived as a weapon — are allowed into the festival or campground.
  • Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter the Texas Renaissance Festival property or campground with a concealed handgun.
  • Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter Texas Renaissance Festival property or campground with a handgun that is openly carried.


If you need security, medical or any other assistance, just text “MIDDLE” to 69050, stating your location and the nature of the issue.

Example: MIDDLE – My friend isn’t feeling well. Can someone please come check on her? She’s at the corner of Enchanted Grove & Trail of Kings.


  • Please take care of your valuables. Neither Insomniac nor the venue is responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • In the event of inclement weather (lightning, rain, etc.), we advise you to take shelter in your vehicle. If you’re inside the venue during this time, please exit calmly for everyone’s safety. Return to your campsite until the storm clears and you are notified of the resumption of the event.


Note! There are different Acceptable/Prohibited item lists for the Middlelands festival and camping areas. Read below for camping guidelines, or view the festival guidelines.
 These are just some of the items encouraged within the campground:
  • Your tent!
  • E-Z UP / shade structure
  • Plastic stakes and rubber mallets
  • Tennis balls or caps used for tent stakes
  • Sleeping bags, blankets, pillows
  • Propane grills (small tank only)
  • Ice chests/coolers
  • Food and beverages/water
  • Chairs
  • Trash bags
  • Hydration packs, Insomniac water bottles & reusable plastic water bottles
  • Fanny packs
  • Non-professional flash/still cameras and hand-held video cameras (e.g., Sony Action Cam, GoPro)
  • Cell phones
  • Sunglasses and hats
  • Lighters and sealed packs of cigarettes
  • E-cigs/vapes (refillable liquid chambers OK, must be empty upon arrival)
  • Earplugs
  • Sunscreen
  • Sealed lip balm/gloss
  • Makeup
  • Sealed/wrapped tampons
  • Sealed packs of gum
  • Glowsticks (string glowstick/LED poi is permitted but must be performed 5 feet away from others)
  • Glowing/illuminated costumes or jewelry
  • Hula hoops (especially LED hoops!)
  • Totems/decorated pool noodles (see totem guidelines below)
  • Inflatables (deflated upon entry)
  • Flags/banners or handmade signs (no corporate or company-branded ones)
  • Wooden mugs, pewter mugs, and goblets are welcome! (Must be empty upon entry to the festival)
  • Bendable foam swords


The following are NOT allowed in the campground:

  • Metal stakes & hammers
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Loose pills without a prescription, or expired medications of any kind (all medications, prescription or otherwise, must be in their original container)
  • Hookahs
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • LED gloves or LED microlights used for light shows
  • Glass bottles (small bottles of perfume/cologne are OK)
  • Mirrors
  • Spray paint
  • Promotional flyers, promotional/corporate branded banners, or vehicles displaying sponsorships or ads
  • Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, etc.)
  • Professional recording equipment — photo, video or audio (detachable lenses, tripods, big zooms or commercial-use rigs)
  • Drones or similar remote-controlled flying aircraft
  • Fireworks
  • Open campfires or fires/flames of any kind (propane grills OK)
  • Golf carts, dune buggies, off-road motorcycles, Segways, etc. (bicycles OK)
  • Large speaker systems (except in Sound Camps)
  • Air horns
  • Unauthorized vending of food or merchandise, including alcohol
  • Gas generators (solar-powered generators OK)
  • Liquor (beer and wine OK for 21+)
  • Alcohol for minors. You must be 21+ to drink within the campground. If entering with alcohol, you must present government-issued identification. Local law enforcement will frequent the campground and randomly card campers seen drinking alcohol. Underage drinkers risk receiving a citation or even being arrested. 21+ campers are advised to carry their government-issued identification AT ALL TIMES.
  • Bows/arrows, even if they are bendable foam


Decorated totems are welcome in the campground! Please follow these guidelines:

  • Maximum height is 10 feet.
  • Totems must be made from a lightweight material (e.g., foam, PVC / no solid metal).
  • Collapsible/telescoping camera extenders that follow the above guidelines are OK (lightweight/hollow aluminum/polycarbonate).
  • PVC, light wood, aluminum poles must be no thicker than 1 inch in diameter.
  • Decorated pool noodles work great for easy entrance through security.
  • Inflatables attached to totems must be deflated upon entry.
  • Any item deemed dangerous will not be allowed.


Campers are expected to be courteous to one another, as well as to event staff. The campground is shared space, and these are your neighbors for the next few days! Please do your part in making this an incredible weekend for everyone. If a guest participating in any of the following behavior is uncooperative or a persistent offender, they will be removed from the festival site. In certain situations, the offender may be arrested.

By purchasing a camping ticket, you agree to adhere to the following code of conduct:
  • All campers must be 18 or older, verified by government-issued ID.
  • All campers must have a festival ticket.
  • All campers must wear their camping wristband (acquired at the camping car check-in).
  • Campers consuming alcohol must be 21 or older, verified by government-issued ID, which may be randomly checked at any time.
  • All campers must be packed and vacated from the campground by 3pm on Monday.
  • Quiet time will be enforced from 3–8am each night. Please respect your fellow campers!
  • Prohibited items confiscated at entry or during the event will NOT be returned. Please don’t bring prohibited items!
The following actions may result in a WARNING and/or EJECTION from the campground:
  • Irresponsible use of alcohol
  • Public nudity or lewd behavior
  • Accessing restricted areas without proper passes
  • Taunting, bullying, abusive/disruptive language and or obscene gestures
  • Moving RV or vehicle to another location after placement by festival staff
  • Parking or extending any part of RV or tent into fire lanes or outside designated/marked area
  • Littering
  • Playing music during enforced quiet hours or in the Quiet Camping area
  • Failing to cooperate/comply with campground safety officers
The following actions will result in IMMEDIATE EJECTION:
  • Relieving your bladder or bowels anywhere other than approved restrooms/porta-potties
  • Fighting or engaging in any action that may harm, endanger, threaten or bring discomfort to anyone
  • Public sexual behavior
  • Possession/use of illegal drugs
  • Damage, destruction, vandalism or theft of any property


Please check this site frequently, as camping information is subject to change, and further items may be added to the lists above. If you have camping questions that aren’t answered below, please contact us, and we’ll respond as quickly as possible. Thank you!

Q: Does a camping pass include general festival entry?
A: No. To camp at Middlelands, you must purchase both a festival ticket and a camping pass.

Q: Can I buy a single-night camping pass?
A: No single-night camping passes will be sold. Only full weekend passes are available.

Q: My friend bought my camping pass for me. How do I pick it up?
A: Just bring a photocopy of your friend’s credit card and ID.

Q: The second half of my group is arriving after I am. How do they receive their camping wristbands?
They simply need to visit our box office during camping check-in hours and provide the name and order number attached to your group’s camping pass.

Q: If you confiscate something, can I get it back at the end of the weekend?
A: Prohibited items confiscated at any point — whether at entry or throughout the weekend — will NOT be returned. Please see the above list of prohibited items and read it carefully. If you have a question as to whether something is permitted, contact If you’re unsure about an item, we advise you to leave it at home.

Q: Are we allowed to sleep in our cars/oversize vans?
A: No. Sleeping in cars or vans can be a serious health risk due to heat. We do not advise this for anyone!

Q: Will there be a general store in the camping area?
A: Yes! It will be open the entire time that the campground is open.

Q: May I bring my own personal grill or cooking appliance?
A: You may bring a small propane grill.

Q: Are there showers in the campground?
A: Yes. We offer showers, portable toilets and potable water.

Q: Can I camp without a vehicle?
A: Middlelands is designed as a car camping festival, and it is highly recommended that you use one of our existing camping options. However, you will not be required to camp with a car. Since we do not offer a tent-only camping option, a car camping pass must be purchased. Campers arriving without a car must register upon entry, and each campsite will be limited to four (4) people due to health and safety regulations for this area. If you have questions about camping without a car or accommodations, please message us.