September 18 & 19

2 fun-filled days of live music, engaging speakers, dance parties, activites, food, prizes, & much more!


Select a stage below to view schedule
I Am They
For King and Country
Casting Crowns
Speaker - TBD
Good Little Giants
7th Time Down
Peter Furler Band
Colton Dixon
Family Force 5
Thousand Foot Krutch
Relient K
Jeremy Camp
Decyfer Down
Silent Planet
War of Ages
Children 18:3
We as Human
Demon Hunter

2015 tickets


Full-Event Wristband



One-Day Wristband


Tickets are $50 at the gate

ticket add-ons




Pit Standing

(per day)


VIP Deck

(per day)


Band Picnic


Meet & Greet

(autograph & 1 photo)

More details on the festival tickets and ticket ad-ons are available through the above ticket outlets


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Is UPRISE Festival just a music festival?
Uprise Festival features many music artists but is also full of games, food, and entertainment for the whole family.

What time does the Festival begin?
Gates open at 4:00 PM on Friday with bands starting at 5:00 PM.
Gates open at 9:00 AM on Saturday with bands starting at 10:30 AM.

Times are subject to change.

What time does the Festival end?
The Festival will end at 10:30 PM.

Can I leave the Festival grounds and come back later?
Yes, as long as you wear your wristband, you can enter and exit whenever you need.

Can I bring my pet(s) to the Festival?
No animals are allowed on the fairgrounds (except registered canines for the vision impaired); anyone caught violating this rule will be asked to leave the fairground.

What is the policy on smoking/drugs/alcohol?
No alcohol, smoking, illegal drugs, firearms, weapons, or any item that resembles a weapon or firearm. Laser pointers are also prohibited at all stages and seminars. Items will be confiscated and will not be returned. Violators may be removed from the festival grounds without a refund. Any illegal activity will be reported to the proper authorities.

Can I take pictures or record video at UPRISE Festival?
Regular cameras and video cameras are permitted at Uprise Festival. However, any professional camera equipment (including tripods, cameras with removable lenses, etc) arenot. Also, videotaping of an entire performance is prohibited. This agreement is made by Uprise Festival and the performing artists to protect the artists’ rights.

Where can I find a lost child?
Lost children will be taken to the security tent by the main stage.

Can I bring fireworks to the Festival?
No fireworks are permitted on the fairgrounds.

Can I play Frisbee or other games anywhere at UPRISE Festival?
Yes, but please be considerate of other festival attendees.

Where can I dispose of my trash?
There are trashcans located throughout the grounds.

Where do I go if I have lost an item?
Lost items can be picked up at the volunteer tent.

What should I bring to UPRISE Festival?
Your wristbands, BIBLE, pen and notebook, sweatshirt, umbrella, sunglasses, blanket or lawn chair, money, etc.

Is UPRISE Festival only a youth event?
No, Uprise Festival is fun for all ages.

Is there a scheduled time for when the bands will be performing and the speaker will be preaching?
Yes, a schedule of both days’ events will be posted on the website, in the program that is handed out on the days of the Festival, and posted in various locations around the grounds. Times are subject to change.

Is there a dress code for the Festival?
Modesty is the key word. While the style and fashion these days seems to be “less is best,” we do not want to be guilty of causing another person to stumble.

Will there be an ATM available?
There will not be an ATM available.

Will moshing be permitted when the bands play?
Moderate moshing is permitted, but there will be security to keep it from getting out of control.

Can I bring my skateboard/in-line skates/bike to the Festival?
Yes, there is an area designated for skateboarding/biking with ramps to use. Skate/Bike at your own risk. You will need to provide transportation for any equipment to and from the festival. Uprise Festival is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please abide by all safety rules.

Can I bring a bag/backpack to UPRISE Festival?
Yes, but Uprise reserves the right to search them.

Where can I purchase artist merchandise?
Artist merchandise can be purchased in the Vendor building(the white building beside the food area). Please see the map at the back of the program for the location.

What is the address of the Festival?
10131 Possum Hollow Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257

Is there a map of the grounds and where activities are located?
A map of the fairgrounds and where everything is located can be found on the back of the program.



Can I volunteer for the UPRISE Festival?
Yes. To sign up to volunteer, please click here.

Is it possible to volunteer for only part of the time?
Yes. Please see the volunteer page for more info.



Can I camp on the Festival grounds?
Yes, there are designated areas for primitive camping with a minimal fee. Please click here for complete camping information.



Can I bring my own food to the Festival?
Yes, you can bring your own food and drink, but Uprise Festival reserves the right to search any and all coolers brought on the grounds.

What times are the food booths available?
The food booths will be open from 10 AM-10 PM.

Are there tables to eat food?
There is a pavilion with picnic tables near the food booths where you can sit and eat.

Is there food available outside of the Festival grounds?
Yes, there are several restaurants throughout the community available for your convenience.



How many bathrooms are there on the Festival grounds?
There are (2) main facilities located near gate 4 and the skatepark as well as port-o-johns throughout the grounds.

Are there handicap accessible bathrooms?
There are handicap stalls in the main facilities and also handicap accessible port-o-johns.



Where do I park at the Festival?
There is a parking lot across the street from the main gates. This is where all vehicles, with the exception of campers, will be directed.

Is there a fee for parking?

How close is parking to UPRISE Festival?
The parking fields are located across the street from the main areas of the Festival.

Is there handicap parking available?
Yes, handicap parking is located as close to the main stage area as possible. Please have a handicap sticker or sign with you or posted on your car when you arrive.


First Aid

Will there be first aid available on Festival grounds?
Yes, first aid is available near the skate park on the far side of the fairgrounds.

What do I do if I or someone in my group has special needs?
Please let us know beforehand via email what those needs are and we will accommodate as best as we can.



How much are tickets?

Tickets are $40 for one day and $45 for full event for advance purchase. They are $45 for one day or $50 for full event at the gate. Tickets are available at or

Why am I charged an additional $2.00 per ticket?
The $2.00 covers both the shipping of the ticket and the processing fees.

When will I get my order?
Tickets ordered prior to 9 AM, Friday, September 11th will be shipped by mail. Please be patient as it at times takes a few weeks for your wristbands to arrive. Tickets ordered after 9 AM, Friday, September 11th will be held at will call.

What is will call?
Will call is located at the main entrance to the festival. It is here where you will be able to pick up your tickets if you ordered them past the shipping deadline. You will need to bring your ID or receipt to claim your tickets.

Will tickets be available at the gate?
Yes. You will be able to purchase tickets single day tickets for $45 and full event for $50.

Do I need to wear my wristband all day?
Yes. If you don’t wear your wristband during the festival, you may be asked to leave the grounds.

Do I get a new wristband for the second day?
If you purchase a full event wristband, you will have 1 wristband for both days.

What do I do if I lose my wristband?
You will need to repurchase a wristband if you lose it.

What do I do if my wristband breaks?
Keep the wristband on you and take it to the main gates.

If something comes up, can I get a refund?
There will be no refunds for this event.

Where can I purchase my wristbands?
You can purchase wristbands online at,, or Lifeway Christian Bookstores in Chambersburg, PA.

Is there a group rate?

Where can I purchase tickets the day of the Festival?
We will have the main gate open to purchase tickets.



Where do I sit?
There are many places to sit in the arena either with a blanket or lawn chair. There are no seats in the arena provided by Uprise other than the VIP deck.

Do I sit in the same place all day?
You can move wherever you want throughout the day but it is recommended to keep your original seat to ensure you get the best view.

Can I save my place?
Yes. You can save your place with a blanket or chair, but Uprise cannot guarantee your spot if you leave it unattended.

Can I reserve my place for both days?
No. You are welcome to secure a spot for either day but everything must be removed after the concert on Friday night.

Can I bring a tent to the arena area?
Yes. There will be a designated area for tents located towards the back of the arena. If you place your tent too far forward, security may ask you to move it.



Will there be security at UPRISE Festival?
Yes. We will have stage and grounds security.

Will bags be searched?
Uprise reserves the right to search all bags/coolers brought into the festival.

Are pocketknives allowed on Festival grounds?
No, weapons are not allowed on the festival grounds.



What happens in the event of inclement weather?
Uprise Festival is a rain or shine event. No refunds available.


Spaces are 20ft. X 40ft.
Camping includes both Friday and Saturday night of camping on-site for up to 6 people per space. This is BASIC CAMPING at its best, and it’s priced accordingly, only $65 for 2 nights! No individual nights will be sold although you may choose not to come until Saturday.

Meet and Greet

Artist: TBD Time: TBD
Artist: TBD Time: TBD


The festival will be held at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania


Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Chambersburg
1097 Wayne Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Shippen Place Hotel-Shippensburg
32 East King Street
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Comfort Inn-Chambersburg
3301 Black Gap Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202

Help kids rise up and walk!