A rural property in southeast Miami County will be transformed into the Emerald City this weekend during the Dancefestopia Camping & Music Festival.
This year’s festival will take place Thursday through Sunday on the property of Wildwood Outdoor Education Center. The property is about 225 acres located on the south side of 399th Street, about a half mile east of U.S. Highway 69 and a quarter mile west of Rockville Road in southeast Miami County north of La Cygne Lake.
Miami County commissioners last year approved a conditional-use permit for Borda Productions that allowed the company to move the Dancefestopia and Tumbleweed festivals to Miami County. Tumbleweed took place in June at the same Wildwood location.
Both festivals previously took place at La Benite Riverfront Park along the Missouri River in Sugar Creek, Mo.
This year’s Dancefestopia festival will feature more than 100 DJs, camping, outdoor activities and more, according to the event’s website, www.dancefestopia.com.
There will be four stages: The Emerald City Main Stage, Lollipop Stage, Pyramid Mountain Stage and Witching Stage.
The festival will begin allowing Thursday night campers at 5 p.m., and gates for festival attendees will open at 11 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Gates open at noon Sunday, and all vehicles and people must exit the venue by noon on Monday, Sept. 10, according to the schedule.
A complete list of performers can be found on the event’s website. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.dancefestopia.com/tickets.