Moonshadow Festival
a solar eclipse event hosted by Wine Down Ranch

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 3pm - Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 12pm

  • Family friendly
  • Camping
  • Live Music
  • Hiking
  • Solar Eclipse
  • Markets
  • Vendors
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Moonshadow Festival is a weekend-long celebration of the 2017 Great American Eclipse. We are offering four-night tent and RV camping, along with day passes for all ages to enjoy live music, yoga, hiking, cowboy demonstrations, a hoedown dance, farmers’ and artisan markets, food and beverages vendors, and more.

Wine Down Ranch is a family-owned working cattle ranch north of Prineville, Oregon, within the path of totality for the August 21st eclipse. We are excited to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event with you. 

Gates will open at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 18th for camping setup, and close at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22nd. Day pass holders will be allowed entry at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 6:00 a.m. on Monday, August 21st. Gates close overnight at 11 p.m. every night. A full schedule of events will be posted on when it becomes available. Confirmed activities and entertainment include: 

Opening Ceremonies with Flute Blessing by Native elder Neil Potts
7pm: Live Music by "Fun With Jo"
9pm: Starlight Movie: “Unbroken”

Live Music Yoga with Bhakti Earth Yoga and Will Dudley
Poker Hike (3.5 miles, easy to moderate) 
Hoedown dance instruction with Ron Bell-Roemer and Bottom of the Barrel Band
Cowboy storytelling with author Rick Steber
Wayward Soul (American Roots) 
Papa Smoke (classic rock / country) 
Starlight Yoga with Mystical Hug Yoga

Flute blessing and gospel service
Live music Yoga w/ Bhakti Earth Yoga and Will Dudley
Farmer's market featuring Crooked River Open Pastures farmers (C.R.O.P)
Cowboy roping demonstration
There is No Mountain (pop Americana)
The Talbott Brothers (folk country) 
Crow & The Canyon (bluegrass) 

Vista hike (4-mi, intermediate level)
Total Eclipse viewing at 10:20 a.m.
Ghost Towns (folk rock / indie)
Dan Weber (folk country) 
Open Mic Stage
Closing ceremonies
Starlight movie 

A few other important details to know: 

  • Open fires are strictly prohibited, and smoking will only be permitted in designated spaces. 
  • Campsites are located in cattle grazing pastures. While suitable for tents and trailers, the ground may be unstable or bumpy in some areas. 
  • All campsites are “dry”, with no hookups or access to running water. Limited potable water will be available, but please bring enough water for you to drink, cook, clean, etc. 
  • Food and beverage vendors will be on site during festival hours. 
  • All campers and Monday pass holders will receive safety glasses on Monday morning in order to safely view the eclipse. 
  • Vehicle parking is not included in a festival pass (camping or day passes). Please also purchase a parking pass for a day or the entire weekend. 
  • Animals are not allowed. Execptions are made for service dogs and dogs under 20lbs, but dogs will not be allowed outside of the campgrounds, and we discourage their presence due to likely hot temperatures and limited shade. 

Please review Moonshadow Festival Policies and FAQs before purchasing festival tickets. Printable schedule of events available at 

Wine Down Ranch

6500 NE McKay Creek Rd
Prineville, OR 97754

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