jakub | August 11, 2023

Cascade Equinox – Pretty Lights, Big Wild, Goose, and MORE!!

The inaugural event for this brand new camping festival, Cascade Equinox, is about to kick off with single-day lineups announced, big-name headliners and a vendor marketplace, healing sanctuaries, art installations, kids activities, amazing food options and so much more! It’s going to be an amazing weekend in Oregon.

Friday, September 22 – September 24, 2023 at Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond, OR.

The Cascade Equinox Festival has released its single-day lineups and they are incredible! Stacked with a bunch of unbelievable artists, this brand new, cross-genre festival is being orchestrated by two very seasoned event organizers Gem & Jam and 4 Peaks Presents. The fairgrounds where the festival will take place have sweeping views of snow-capped mountain ranges, gorgeous trees, and a creek with a vast amount of space to really immerse yourself in the nature around you.

Not only can you find some of the biggest headliners to date, everyone will find a vibe that hits just right with the offering of jam, electronic, funk, soul, and bluegrass acts. With over 50 acts that echo the energy that central OR is known for, you’ll find headliners such as Pretty LightsGooseBig WildPhantogramTrevor Hall & The Great In BetweenOf The TreesEmancipator, and Fruition. Also, if that wasn’t enough, be sure to catch acts from DirtwireOpiuoLP Giobbi (performing a Dead House set), Gone Gone BeyondManic FocusThe Main SqueezePolyrhythmicsMaddy O’NealMoontricksTripp St.Frameworks, and more.

Along with all these jaw-dropping acts, Cascade Equinox is working hard to offer a wide variety of experiential programming and activations throughout the whole festival weekend!

The Grove

At The Grove, festivalgoers will have the freedom to explore an enchanting escape full of vendors showcasing art, design, and other exciting creations. There will also be vendors serving up local wines at the Vineyard Oasis, craft beers at the brew haven with over 15 beers on tap, while On The Rocks (presented by On The Rocks Airstream) will feature non-alcoholic beverages such as craft kombucha and elixirs.. The Sip & Savor Cocktail Lounge presented by KraftBar Lounge – a high-end, uniquely renovated 1965 Airstream mobile bar, offers skilled mixologists and flavorful craft cocktails. Inside The Grove, there will be areas such as The Chic Boutique, a unique shopping experience that matches the whimsical atmosphere of Cascade Equinox and features boutique vendors from Central Oregon, including vintage shops, leatherists, jewelers, and more.

Other Adventure At The Grove

The Elevate Lounge will be set up to offer seating and Tulum-inspired decorations that create an intimate, laid-back vibe, perfect for unwinding and escaping the festival excitement. Also, The Grove’s Retro Rewind is a Photo Booth (presented by BreanaSellsBend Real Estate) that will allow attendees to snag some elegant photos in macrame swings amidst lush natural surroundings and Wild & Free Charcuterie will offer custom charcuterie boards and stunning grazing tables. Be sure to also check out the KokoDose Lounge will sell functional mushroom chocolate bars and adaptogenic supplements!

Excursions And Adventures!

The folks at Cascade Equinox want to leave no stone unturned! The curators have created some special off-site excursion packages, which will include transportation to and from the festival ground in addition to gear. Excursions include rock climbing guides at Smith Rock National Park, Smith Rock horseback trail ridingkayaking or paddle boarding on The Deschutes River, and mountain biking through the Cascades.

A Festival You Don’t Want To Miss!

And if that all wasn’t enough, be sure to explore The Cosmic Drip, which is where attendees will be able to interact with a variety of art installations. There will also be the Cascade Healing Garden, which will offer sessions by trained professionals in modalities such as Reiki, Akashic recording, Acupuncture, Thai Massage, Sound Healing, SOMA, and the more traditional Swedish, deep-tissue massage therapy. For the tiny festival-goers, there will also be options for kids such as The Orbit kids’ zone, as well the opportunity to purchase Kids Day Camps packages put on by the local Wildheart Nature School.

Cascade Equinox also offers many camping options, including glamping in the Alpenglow Campground  – the centrally-located, boutique campground offering amenities such as a shaded community lounge space with a fire pit, daily hosted happy hour, daily yoga and meditation sessions, private bathrooms, phone charging stations in the lounge, private bar, and private parking for Alpenglow guests.

Cascade Equinox Festival will also offer Expo Center RV Park for RV hookups, as well areas for dry RVs, car camping, walk-in camping, and basic camping packages. All onsite accommodation packages, as well as off-site hotel packages, are available here.

Attendees who have already bought Cascade Equinox Festival tickets have the opportunity to purchase The Inner Circle Upgrade ($249 per person), which will give VIP access to a variety of on-site amenities.

Tier 2 are now sold out. Single-day tickets on-sale now.

Payments plans are currently available for 3-Day GA passes.

Tickets on sale now


Pretty Lights


Big Wild


Trevor Hall & The Great In-Between

Of The Trees





LP Giobbi (Dead House Set)

Gone Gone Beyond

Manic Focus

The Main Squeeze


Maddy O’Neal


Tripp St.



Christian Martin

Diggin Dirt


Free Creatures

High Step Society


Jeff Crosby

Josh Teed


Mz. Worthy


Rose City Band

Small mIllion


Talking Dead

Tara Brooks

The Librarian 

The Mother Hips

Thought Process

Vincent Antone

Watkins Glen

World’s Finest

Yak Attack

Ashley Flynn & The Riveters

Blackstrap Bluegrass

Blü Egyptian

Call Down Thunder

Clear Rivers


Game 6

Gbots & The Journeyman


Honey Don’t


Jeshua Marshall & The Flood

Joel Chadd

Matt Haze

Oregon Fryer 





The Hasbens


Travis Ehrenstrom Band

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