Experience - Lightning In A Bottle


Learning & Culture

The Compass

Talks & Discussions

Immerse yourself in over 150 talks and discussions with world-renowned visionaries, experts & thought leaders.


Learn by doing in hands-on workshops ranging in topics from skill-based trades to medicine making to sacred relationships & more.

Health & Healing

Reset and restore with a session from healing arts practitioners, bodyworkers, oracles & more.

Cultural Offerings

Connect with global cultures through earth-based wisdom traditions, teachings, dance, music & daily gatherings.

Food & Wellness Workshops at The Learning Kitchen

Dig into food-focused classes and workshops to feed and nourish your body in a variety of kitchen traditions based on both ancient wisdom and modern practices. Amateurs and seasoned cooks alike will learn culinary techniques and the fundamentals of health, in order to cook with joy and confidence.

The Grand Artique

The Grand Artique returns to Lightning in a Bottle for the 9th year in a row! Bringing to life the town of Frontierville, featuring a fully immersive Trading Post General Store, hotel, school house, and a heavy hitting music line up that will have you tearing up the dance floor deep into the night. You don’t want to miss this pure unadulterated good ol’ time!


Magic happens at the musical stages and beyond. LIB is full of places and spaces packed with lively, interactive fun where playful adventures happen until the sun comes up.


Your face will be sore from smiling so much when you participate in the hilarious and fun activities unique to LIB. From the Pots and Pans Parade to the Must-Dash 5K Run, and much more, you’re sure to have an extraordinary time!



Live Painting & Artwalk

LIB celebrates creativity and invites artists to transform blank canvases into incredible paintings and murals throughout the festival. Be sure to catch the grand finale on Sunday during the art walk and silent auction.


Creative Workshops & Classes

We are proud to offer art classes and hands-on workshops at LIB’s interactive creative space, ArtClave.  Created by a vibrant community of artists and multimedia creators, ArtClave’s environment invites attendees of every skill level to activate the artist within.

Art Installations

Explore larger than life art installations at LIB. Wander the enchanted lakeshore and festival grounds to find inspiration everywhere.


Structures & Stages

LIB’s iconic structures and stages will transform your festival experience into a unique visual odyssey of creativity and imagination.

Performance Art

Let the performance artists at LIB take your breath away. You can see them perform at musical stages, and you may encounter them mingling with the crowd or roaming your LIB home.

Yoga Practices

Yoga offerings at LIB come in a wide variety of style and levels. From traditional practices to the wildly unconventional and fun, you’re sure to embody heart and spirit at these yoga classes.

Dance & Movement

Put your body in motion and learn a new groove, all while connecting deeper with yourself and those around you in LIB’s global dance and movement classes.


With all the fun and excitement LIB offers, take a some time to enjoy intentional spaces to find your center and stillness through meditation, breath work and more.


The Marketplace

The destination for community crafted goods made by local and international artisans. Whether you’re looking for jewelry, clothing, skincare or some fresh festival looks, we guarantee you’ll find something to love at The Marketplace.

Eats & Drinks

Travel through your taste buds and experience LIB’s awesome food vendors offering lots of organic and locally sourced options to keep bodies nourished and fueled. Come taste the yum!


Beer, Cocktails & Wine

LIB offers tasty 21+ beverages to quench your thirst. From craft cocktails to local wine and cold beer on tap, you can count on every bar carrying a refreshing variety to choose from.


Family Camping

Families love LIB! Camp in a safe space inside the campgrounds for parents and children. Bring the kids and get to know other families in the community.


Kidz Zone

Kidz Zone is the must-go location at LIB for kids and their families to learn, play, and connect! Featuring hands-on games and playful educational activities. Come join the all ages fun!

Teen Scene

Teens can find a space with activities just for them at LIB. Come enjoy self expression through hands-on workshops and eco-art activities catered specifically for the younger generations in mind.

The Great Outdoors

Lake LIB

Lake LIB, aka Lake Buena Vista, is the place to swim and chill. Make a splash or float along, either way, give Mother Nature some gratitude for this beautiful water.



LIB campgrounds are a great place to meet new friends, hang with old ones, and most importantly create the community you want to live in. This is your LIB home during the best weekend of your life.


California Adventure

Nestled in central California, LIB’s beautiful lakeside venue is just a short day trip away from the iconic beaches and rolling mountains California is famous for. Take in the beauty and explore. Take the trip of a lifetime!