Independence Day


July 4th 2023

Full moon above Thunder
photo by Katz Paganstar

July 4th has become a fun part of Lothorien’s summer, with spectacular fireworks in Lightning Shrine. Bring your own picnic or food, drinks,etc to share. Enjoy a summer day and evening in the woods. If you are a member, you can camp overnight for $8.  If you’re not a member, you can become one.

What’s Happening?

July 4th 7pmTaking donations for fireworks until 7pmLightning ShrineDonations!
DarkThe show will begin!Lightning Shrine
After DarkDrumming, Dancing, Fire playLightning? Thunder?drums, etc.

Standard event fees not applicable.
Regular camping fees may still apply.

We strongly encourage festival attendees to administer a test within 72 hours prior to your arrival, for the safety of our community.  If during the festival, we/you suspect an illness, we will ask you to take a COVID test with our medical team.  If the test is positive, you will need to leave or be quarantined.  Attendee will be given a refund, if applicable.

Be sure to bring the following items for this event!

  • Meals
  • Grass seed
  • Trash bags
  • Tent / Tipi / Yurt / Dome
  • Vans and small campers permitted (No RV Hookups)
  • Bio-degradable soaps
  • All-weather clothing
  • Candles and soft lighting
  • First-aid / Medical kit

Please take your trash HOME with you!

Available on-site:

  • Fire wood
  • Ice
  • Water
  • Hot Showers (mmmm!)
  • Composting Privies

Vendor space available!

Please, no pets, violence or firearms
No generators or gas lanterns