Getting Here

Getting Here

LIB's Event Site & Box Office

Lightning in a Bottle is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco at the beautiful Lake San Antonio Recreation Area. The address for the entrance road is below.

San Antonio Recreation Area
2091 New Pleyto Road
Bradley, CA 93426

All online orders placed on or before May 13th, 2014 will qualify for wristband shipment prior to the festival. For online ticket orders placed after May 14th, 2014, attendees, artists, guests, volunteers and participants MUST go to the will call box office located on-site to get their festival wristband and credentials.


*Please do not go to or contact the San Antonio Recreation Area for tickets or event information. All festival and ticket questions should be directed to the Do LaB.

Box Office / Gate Hours

Box office hours will be posted shortly.

Once You Arrive

-- If you did not have your RFID wristbands mailed to you you’ll need to pull into the on site Box Office upon arrival and pick up your wristbands at WILL CALL. (Follow street signs upon arrival to get to the box office) If one person in your vehicle doesn’t have a wristband on, the entire vehicle will need to go to the box office.

If EVERYONE in your vehicle has their RFID wristbands on you will pull straight into the main festival gate where our staff will scan your wristbands. Piece of cake, you are in!

Once your wristbands are scanned you will drive into the festival grounds and be directed towards the parking lots.

If you have a Car Camping or RV Pass you will be directing by signs to go to your campgrounds.

If you are going to general parking you will be directed by our staff.  Here you can choose whether you want to park and walk to camp or park and take a shuttle to camp. More instructions on the shuttle system will be announced at a later date.

*Pro Tip – Pack your camping gear tight with no loose items. The shuttle system can get crazy at times so to ensure you don’t lose any items make sure they are all packed up tight and together.
*Pro Tip – Label your items to ensure that you don’t lose them. Even that extra pillow you grabbed at the last minute
*Pro Tip – Bring some wheels to help you trek your stuff on long distances.

Car Camping Passes

If you purchased a Car Camping pass this will be mailed to you when your festival wristband is sent to you. Simply follow the instructions and you’re good to go!

If you purchased a Car Camping pass and it does not arrive in the mail or if you have a pass at Will Call you will need to pick it up at the box office upon arrival.

*Pro Tip! If your group of friends has a Car Camping pass use it to fit as much gear and people as you can so you can all easily get to your campsite together.
*Pro Tip! Bring a wagon, dolly or some sort of sturdy wheels to help you transport your gear from the shuttle stops to your campsite.



Single occupant vehicles are charged $30 to park in the parking lot. Vehicles with one or more passengers (not including the driver) are granted free parking.

Please carpool! You’ll be able to avoid the $30 parking fee, and you’ll help us lower the event’s carbon impact. It’s important that as few cars as possible bring all your wonderful bodies to the festival.

Top 6 reasons to ride a Lightning Bus to LIB:

1. Go green. Lower the carbon footprint!

2. Let us do the driving. Relax on the way here and meet new friends!

3. There’s enough room for your camping gear! Isn’t that rad?

4. Bypass any lines at the box office by getting credentials while on the bus!

5. Get dropped off and picked up at a central location within campground!

6. All Lightning bus riders get a free LIB water bottle and expedited entry!

Pick up and timing information about the Lightning Bus to LIB from Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego coming soon.

Would you like to get reimbursed for your Bus ticket?

We are currently looking for one responsible volunteer from each city to serve as a bus manager.

This person will be responsible for keeping tally of who makes it onto the bus, as well as arriving early to meet the bus. The qualifying volunteers will have their bus ticket reimbursed. If you are interested please email, ASAP! :)

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