ACCESSIBLE HIGH SIERRA
Guests With Disabilities - *Registration Procedure*
All festival patrons with mobility disabilities are welcome and will be accommodated at High Sierra Music Festival. In an effort to better serve our disabled patrons, we have developed a pre-festival registration procedure. Please read over the procedure below - full details on how to register will be available this winter.
REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: All festival patrons with mobility disabilities will need to register and make an request for accommodation. Details will be available this winter.
PRE-FESTIVAL QUESTIONS: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions and include “Accessibility Accommodations” in the subject line.
QUESTIONS DURING THE FESTIVAL: During the festival, please direct your questions regarding accessibility accommodation to the box office.
OTHER ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATIONS: For all other non-mobility accommodations questions, please email email@example.com with your accommodation request.
Animals - *Policy and Procedure*
Recently, High Sierra has been inundated with non-service animal pets, who have accompanied their owners in violation of California and federal law. Moreover, these animals have compromised the health and safety of festival patrons and legitimate service animals. We have therefore developed a new service animal policy and procedure. The policy and procedure will be strictly enforced and implemented in the interest of ensuring that bona fide service animals are permitted and all other animals are prohibited from High Sierra. By law, if an animal’s purpose or task is to provide protection, emotional support, well-being, comfort, or companionship, it is NOT considered a service animal and may NOT come to High Sierra.
SERVICE ANIMAL POLICY: Qualified and bona fide service animals are welcome at High Sierra. Pets and non-service animals are NOT permitted. It is a crime to misrepresent a pet as a service animal. Those who bring their non-service animals to the festival will be ejected from the festival site without refund.
All service animals must be trained, housebroken, leashed and under the direct control of their handler at all times. If any handler does not adhere to these conditions, the handler will be asked to remove the animal from the site. The handler then may return without the animal.
High Sierra reserves the right to refuse admittance to or eject any individual whose conduct poses a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals or service animals.
SERVICE ANIMAL PROCEDURE: Any High Sierra patron arriving at the festival with a service animal will need to have their service animal credentialed at the box office. This process should not be feared, as it will be conducted with respect and understanding. After the service animal has been credentialed by festival staff, important information will be provided to the disabled individual. Once your service animal has been credentialed, staff are not likely to question you again unless the animal causes a problem. Any patron bringing a non-service animal will be not permitted onto any of the festival grounds, including camping areas.
festival is held on the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, which
is an ADA compliant facility. Paved roads and pathways go throughout
the property with hardened dirt paths in the campgrounds. The
land is relatively flat except for the Hillside Campground. The
length of the venue is just over half a mile long.
with a valid, state-issued accessible parking placard or tag must
purchase the appropriate parking pass in order to park on site.
Upon arrival, show the parking attendant your Vehicle Pass and
valid accessible placard and you will be directed to our Accessible
Camping, centrally located within the fairgrounds and in close
proximity to accessible bathhouses.
you will be arriving in an RV (any vehicle 18’ or longer), you
must purchase an RV Pass. We have a limited number reserved for guests with disabilities.
Please contact us right away if you’re interested in attending
with an RV - firstname.lastname@example.org.
you need access to an electrical outlet, please notify us in advance
of the festival and let the parking attendant know upon your arrival
patrons must follow the Arrival Guidelines, which will be available this spring.
Restrooms & Showers
“brick & mortar” restrooms are throughout the fairgrounds with
accessible facilities and showers. High Sierra supplements with
viewing platform is available for guests with disabilities accompanied
by one companion in the High Sierra Music Hall where Late Night
Shows and Artist Playshops are held.
professionals are on-site and available 24 hours a day with locations
in the Grandstand Meadow and near the Funk’n Jamhouse - see
Plumas District Hospital is located just 3 miles from the festival.
A Safeway Pharmacy is just 1.5 miles away.
and the Law
have had reports of some patrons borrowing or otherwise falsely
using accessible parking placards or tags. This uses valuable space
that we are reserving for patrons who actually have disabilities.
It is against the law for anyone to use an accessible parking placard
that was issued to another person. It is against the law to duplicate
an accessible parking placard. It is against the law to park in
an accessible parking space without a legitimate accessible parking
placards. As vehicle arrive, we will check identification to confirm
legitimate use of these placards and will contact authorities in
situations with improper use.
Questions? - Please email email@example.com