Continuous Music

With a rotating stage, the music is continuous from start to finish. Known for its creative collaborations and intimate sets, LOCKN’ is produced by music lovers for music lovers. Check out the collaboration archives for some of LOCKN’s most memorable moments.



Enjoy a variety of tasty offerings from Virginia and beyond. You’ll find plenty of food in the venue and options open around the clock throughout the campground.

Virginia Craft Beer

Grab a cold one from the Virginia Craft Beer Magazine’s draft tent. With over 20 taps to choose from, explore the many flavors of brews from the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Participation Row

Participation Row, curated by HeadCount, is where the LOCKN’ Family connects with causes. Stop by to take a positive action and learn what local and national causes are doing to secure a better future. Do good and earn a chance to win priceless memorabilia from LOCKN’ 2018.


Meet the makers and shop for a piece of LOCKN’ to take home with you. From clothing and accessories to art and dyes, you’ll find plenty to peruse in the Show Field and The Love Triangle next to Garcia’s Forest.


BYO bike to LOCKN’ to cruise the campgrounds, ride with pro riders at Wheelhouse, and explore 7 miles of trails on Infinity Downs Farm.


WaterLOCKN’ is the outreach ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church, very near Infinity Downs. Festival goers enjoy an hour-long swim at an exclusive location on the Tye River, Nelson’s own natural treasure, minutes from the showfield. Enjoy an A/C-rich ride courtesy of our volunteer-led van shuttle. Trips are hourly and run like clockwork so you don’t miss a LOCKN’ thing.

Reserve your ride online soon! Check back for the link and follow WaterLOCKN’ on Facebook. WaterLOCKN’ proceeds from years past have addressed food scarcity in Nelson County and fresh water and education initiatives in Haiti.


Start your morning off right with Opal Yoga each morning in Garcia’s Forest. Stretch and refresh before a full day of nonstop music and dancing.