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Appel Farm: Overnight Experience Under the Stars at South Jersey Arts & Music Fest

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

A Night Under the Stars at South Jersey Arts & Music Fest on June 1 & 2, 2019.

(Elmer, NJ – May 10, 2019) Guests at South jersey Arts & Music Fest can camp out under the stars or rent a private cabin for the Overnight Experience! Overnight guests will enjoy some fresh air, a campfire, s’mores and an exclusive campfire performance by Appel Farm favorites, Nate & Marnie.

Spend the weekend at Appel Farm! In between two days of music, art, and all the fun you can have with your family and friends, camp out overnight or rent a private cabin for the Overnight Experience! Join us around the campfire for s’mores and a private concert with the Nate & Marnie on Saturday evening! Don’t be surprised if our other musicians join you, you never know who will show up at the campfire for a song or two!

Wake up without an alarm, grab some breakfast from the food truck, and if you’re up for it, join us for the South Jersey Cycling Tour! If not, relax and read, climb a tree, or play some fun outdoor games on our campus!
  • Overnight Experience Ticket: $60 Includes a 2-Day Ticket, space to pitch your tent in a beautiful field with access to an indoor bathroom, shower, and changing space.
  • Private Cabin: $500 Includes 10 2-Day Tickets, overnight accommodations in a modern cabin with bunk beds for 10 people and bathrooms.

Nate & Marnie

Playing the exclusive campfire concert for Overnight Experience guests, these Cape May County musicians Nate & Marnie perform a mix of Bluegrass and folk rock covers and originals. Did you catch them at Arts Fest 2018? We did, and they we can’t wait to hear them at the campfire!

South Jersey Arts Fest at Appel Farm Highlights include:

  • Appel Farm welcomes to the Meadow Stage a musical rainbow of earthy, rootsy, countrified, soul-filled, rockin’ music! Headliners Southern Culture on the Skids and Gina Chavez are joined by Williams Honor, Hymn for Her, Wallace Brothers, Gooch and the Motion, Ursula Rucker, Hoochi Coochi, and more.
  • Visual Art, Music, Dance, and STEAM workshops and activities offer patrons the chance to ignite their creativity and make some art!
  • A variety of craftspeople, fine artists and culinary artisans will be featured at the Crafter and Culinary Artisan Fair with painting, photography, glass art, jewelry, carved wood, leather, metal craft, spices, cut paper, printmaking and more!
  • Patrons are invited to learn the Art of Wine Making at a workshop featuring the winemakers of Auburn Road Vineyard & Winery.
  • Festival-goers will enjoy delicious fare from gourmet food trucks, craft brews and vintage wine.
  • Kids age 3-13 can experience the magic of a summer at world-renowned Appel Farm Art Camp at our Arts Camp Pop-Up with visual and performing arts activities, a bounce house, and yard games just for kids! Arts Camp pop-Up is a great place for the kids to ignite their own creativity under the care of camp counselors, while parents check out the selection of vintage wines & craft beers.
  • Arts Fest Attendees can also camp under the stars or rent an entire bunk for the Overnight Experience! Enjoy a campfire, s’mores and an exclusive campfire performance by The Yokels.
  • On Sunday morning, riders may join the South Jersey Cycling Tour with routes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced riders with Auburn Road Vineyards as their destination.
1-Day Tickets are $25, and kids up to age 13 are free! Get tickets online at bit.ly/SouthJerseyArtsFest.

Support Arts Fest: Appel Farm is building a roster of volunteers, sponsors, and partners to help bring this ground-breaking festival to South Jersey. To learn more about getting involved, please contact Jennie Quinn, Public Outreach Director, at jquinn@appelfarm.org or 856-358-2472.

Location: Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus is located in picturesque Salem County, NJ at457 Shirley Road, Elmer, NJ 08318. Only 35 minutes from Philadelphia, 30 minutes from Wilmington, DE, 90 minutes from Princeton, Atlantic City and Cape May, and 2 hours from Baltimore and NYC, Appel Farm is regionally accessible.

Accessibility Information: With two weeks advance notice, Appel Farm can provide NJ Relay Service (TRS) 800-852-7899, accessible parking with golf cart transportation to the stage, accessible port-o-lets, large print and braille schedules.

Funding: Made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional grant funding provided by the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism. General support funding made possible in part by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Pascale Sykes Foundation, and Salem Health & Wellness Foundation. Sponsors include Subaru of America, Wedgewood Pharmacy, Dodges Market, RCL Solar, Eric M. Krise Electrical Contractor LLC, EnviroSafe, Bowman & Company LLP, AM Skier, Flying Fish Brewery, Auburn Road Vineyard & Winery, and Action Wheels Bike Shop. Marketing partners include WXPN FM 88.5, Social Impact Studios, VisitSouthJersey.comVisitSalemCountyNJ.comNJHeartland.orgJerseyArts.comArtsEdNow.org, and Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. Thank you to all our donors for supporting our arts education programs!

Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus: Since 1960, Appel Farm Arts and Music Campus has provided transformative arts and learning experiences, and has emerged as the arts education leader in South Jersey. Arts education programs on our campus at Appel Farm, in the schools, and in the community are raising the bar of arts education for children and families in our community. Appel Farm provides people of all ages, cultures and economic backgrounds with a supportive, cooperative environment in which to explore the fine and performing arts.


June 1
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
457 Shirley Rd
Elmer, NJ 08318 United States
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