WE Fest Country Music and Camping Festival
WE Fest is gearing up for their 40th annual event August 3 – 5, 2023! You’ll want to get your tickets soon to hear performing artists Morgan Wallen, Brad Paisley, Kane Brown, Brothers Osborne, Gabby Barrett, Chase Rice, Travis Tritt, Blackberry Smoke, Ernest, Bailey Zimmerman, Neal McCoy, Jo Dee Messina, Ashland Craft, Ben Burgess and Ashley Cooke. Main stage host is Cowboy Troy.
Shuttle: The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with WE Fest, provides a shuttle service from Detroit Lakes to WE Fest West Gate. Since parking is limited at the concert site and to lessen traffic delays, the Shuttle is the most convenient and economical transportation to the West Gate concert bowl.
Noon to 2:00 am: The Shuttle Buses run a continuous loop to the West Gate at the WE Fest grounds. WE Fest gates open at 2:00 pm Thursday and Noon Friday/Saturday. Park your vehicle for free at the Fairgrounds, purchase a pass and ride the shuttle bus to the West Gate at WE Fest. Unlimited rides to and from WE Fest grounds with a Day Pass.
Shuttle Route: Detroit Lakes Fairgrounds located 2 blocks from the beach at 1310 Rossman Avenue to WE Fest West Gate, back to fairgrounds. Free day parking at Fairgrounds/Peoples Park.
Shuttle Pass/Wristband: Purchase passes with cash. Unlimited rides to and from WE Fest West Gate to the Fairgrounds. Show your pass/wristband each time you board the shuttle bus. With a valid WE Fest campground wristband, campers ride the shuttle free each day.
2022 rates: 1 day pass: $10.00
2022 rates: 3 day wristband: $25.00
Fairgrounds booth: Noon-10:30 pm
2022 Hotel Shuttle schedule: Guests at Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit, Holiday Inn Lakefront, AmericInn Lodge & Suites, Quality Inn & Suites and Fairfield by Marriott may ride the Anderson Bus shuttle to and from their hotel to WE Fest. Guests at neighboring hotels/motels may board the Anderson Bus shuttle at these locations. Wristbands giving you unlimited transportation for the entire WE Fest concert may be purchased from the driver for $50. Anderson Bus runs a loop to WE Fest West Gate every half hour starting at 1:00 pm each day. The shuttle schedule will be posted in the hotel lobby. Return directly to your hotel on the Anderson Bus shuttle through 1:30 am.
For information on the Shuttle and Lodging call the Chamber office weekdays 9-5 at 218-847-9202. See the Detroit Lakes lodging properties for your stay during the festival.
General Information: For information on what items are allowed in WE Fest, ATMs, tickets for youth, ADA accessibility, lost and found and more, see WE Fest’s FAQ. Additional details at the WE Fest website.