Bowman, SC (June 14, 2017) – Yonder Field has announced that a family-oriented event, the Solar Eclipse Festival, will be the first official festival at the new outdoor event space in Bowman, SC on Monday, August 21.
This full day of family fun includes The Great Inflatable Race, a giant inflatable obstacle course, music featuring Uncle Kracker as well as South Carolina’s own Edwin McCain and Corey Smith, and a first run movie to end the night. The Great Inflatable Race includes team competitions, a children’s competition, and an opportunity for kids of all ages to join in during “Open Play.” The team and children’s competitions will include fantastic prizes for the winners as well as costume contests for both teams and kids.
Guests will have the opportunity to camp overnight on Sunday, August 20 starting at 4pm and may stay through 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for families to make lifetime memories together,” says Stacie Darr White, President and General Manager of Yonder Field. “The last time a total solar eclipse took place in the United States was 38 years ago and we are incredibly fortunate that Yonder Field is located in the path of totality for South Carolina. The surrounding race, incredible music, movie and option to camp equates to a perfect family event.”
Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event as well as in the campground area.
The schedule is as follows:
Sunday, August 20
4 p.m. Campground Opens for Arrivals
Monday, August 21
10 a.m. – Day Parking Opens for Arrivals
11 a.m. – 12pm Great Inflatable Race – Team Races
12 p.m. – 1pm Great Inflatable Race – Kids Race
1 to 2 p.m. – Great Inflatable Race – Open Play
2:30 to 3 p.m. Eclipse
(Totality begins at approximately 2:43pm and lasts for 2 minutes,15 seconds)
3 to 5 p.m. Great Inflatable Race – Open Play continues
Music & Movie Schedule:
3:30 p.m. – Edwin McCain (1 hour concert)
5 p.m. – Corey Smith (1 hour concert)
6:30 p.m. – Uncle Kracker (90 minute concert)
9 p.m. – Movie Presentation (First-run, TBA movie on the big screen)
Tuesday, August 21
10 a.m. – Campground Closes
G/A Lawn $25 – this includes all music and the movie.
Car Camping $75 – 2-Day Car Camping Pass. This price also includes the movie.
RV Camping $150 – 2-Day RV Camping Pass. This price also includes the movie.
Great Inflatable Race Prices:
Team Price $300 for 4-person team 13 years and over ($75 per person includes the race ticket, goodie bag, access to Open Play, concert ticket, movie and 1 Preferred Parking Pass for the team)
Kids Price $40 single tickets for children 12 years and under ($40 per child includes the race ticket, goodie bag, access to Open Play, concert ticket and movie)
Open Play $25 single ticket – this is for Open Play only from 1-2pm and 3-5pm
Please note that all ticket prices will go up by $5 after August 1 and an additional $5 the day of the event.
Visit www.yonderfield.com for further and updated information about the Solar Eclipse Festival as well as the artists appearing at the festival.
All tickets are on sale now and may be obtained by visiting www.ticketfly.com or calling 877-987-6487. Guests must bring printed tickets or have their mobile device ready to be scanned at the gate.
Directions to Yonder Field
Conveniently located between Charleston and Columbia, Yonder Field is at Exit 159 off of I-26, just 10 miles north of the I-26 and I-95 Interchange in Bowman. Venue address is 180 Log Cabin Rd., Bowman, SC 29018
Situated on over 200 acres, the Yonder Field experience includes two stages with breathtaking landscape architecture and compelling visual design. With ample parking, guests may arrive early to enjoy tailgate parties before the show and also have the option to camp overnight following the event. Set in a picturesque field that boasts the natural beauty of South Carolina, the venue delivers a “festival experience” with each concert. It is a place to connect with friends through music and the best local food and drinks as Yonder Field has partnered with many of South Carolina’s famed culinary favorites. Yonder Field’s unique food vendors are set in a “marketplace” atmosphere in addition to a “Food Truck Village” that will guarantee something to please every palate. Located between Charleston and Columbia, Yonder Field captures the entire population of South Carolina within a convenient driving distance from Atlanta to Charlotte. Unique features of Yonder Field highlight the environment and agritourism. The venue’s waste management initiative includes dedicated recycling and compost programs to divert waste from landfills. The venue is utilizing its procurement partner, SuperSod (which has an in-house compost program), to receive Yonder Field’s compostable waste to make fertilizer. In addition to this, several acres have been dedicated to farming and community garden projects.
More information is available at Yonderfield.com