Official Reunion FAQ

"I’m not the biggest fan of camping...can I still come and sleep at a hotel?" 
Yes you can :) There are a few hotels within a 10-15 minute drive, near Dickson, TN.
 
"Can children come? Will there be a price break?" 
Yes! We only ask that parents fill out a parental supervision waiver at least 10 days before the event, per the request of our hosts. As for family discounts, children under 12 are free.  
 
"Who will be leading worship, speaking, etc? 
The whole UP community will be leading & sharing throughout the weekend, along with a bunch of our good friends, spiritual parents, and mentors. We could name some names...naw, you should just come & be surprised later :) 

“What about food?”
We will have a selection of food trucks on site serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and hot and cold drinks. All will be reasonably priced. You are welcome to bring your own food as well. There will be limited cooking facilities but you can rely heavily on the campfires if you so desire. Smoky meals are some of the best around.
 
“When exactly does Reunion begin & end?” 
You are free to arrive anytime after 12pm on Thursday, October 5th to set up camp, relax, get to know your tent neighbors. Our first gathering will be that evening. The weekend will officially end after lunch on Sunday, October 2nd, although you are free to hang out through the afternoon. 

"So, what exactly will we do?" 
Eat some scrumptious meals from food trucks, extended worship times in the open air, experience blow-your-mind teaching from our spiritual parents, late night campfire hangouts...you get the idea. 
 
"Why isn't it free?" 
Well, turns out these kinds of things are expensive to run. Renting the farm, tents, porta-potties, showers, tables, chairs, speakers, isn't cheap. 

“Is this a music festival?” 
Kinda. It’s a hybrid spiritual retreat-meets-small music festival. There will definitely be music & worship throughout the weekend, but a good bit of them time will be dedicated to learning, stories, conversation, & eating together. 

“Are animals allowed?”
NO. Only guide dogs are permitted for anyone who is registered blind. Please ensure you email us to inform us that you will require your dog on site.
 
“How should I prepare for weather?”
Statistically, this is the driest time of the year, with highs in the mid 70’s & lows in the mid 50’s, perfect for camping. But to be safe, check the weather forecast before you depart on the Friday, and pack an umbrella, a raincoat and boots, if needed.

“Can I bring my own BBQ?”
No disposable BBQs or portable fire pits will be allowed. Proper BBQs with legs and covers (suspended off the ground) are permitted. There will be designated fire pits around the site for toasting ‘smores, spontaneous songwriter-in-the-round sessions, having late night drinks.
   
“Will there be onsite parking?”
We have two types of parking.
1) Car Camping: You'll park your car right beside your tent. You can either purchase a car camping pass in advance to guarantee your spot, or you can take your chances day of where it will be free, but first come, first serve. 
2) Tent Only: You'll park your car a few hundred yards off-site in a parking lot and hike in to the camp area. Free.  
 
“Can we bring our own alcohol?”
21+ can to bring in their own alcohol, but we just ask for “responsible drinking”. Anyone who drinks irresponsibly may be removed from site. Absolutely no under-age drinking.