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Festival Specifics
Festival Guidelines

How do I get to the festival?

The festival, held at Oxyfarm Resort, Wayanad, is easily accessible by road, so you can drive on down, or take a bus or cab from Kannur International Airport or Thalessery Railway Station. KSRTC buses to Mananthavady via Periya will bring you to Periya Junction, a stone’s throw away from Oxyfarm.  The exact location and directions will be provided with your ticket.

Is parking available?

There is limited parking available, and carpooling or using public transportation is encouraged to minimize environmental impact. However, if you prefer to drive down, details regarding parking locations and fees will be provided closer to the festival date. 

What are the on-site accommodations?

You will be staying in eco-friendly cottages, which accommodate 4 to a room. If you are keen to room with your group, we encourage you to make your ticket purchases in a single order. 

Can I bring my pet?

No, pets are not allowed at the festival. However, service dogs are permitted, and we kindly ask you to email us to discuss accommodations.

Is the space accessible for wheelchair users?

Yes, the festival grounds are wheelchair accessible. We have designated accessible parking spots, ramps, and accessible restrooms to ensure a comfortable experience for wheelchair users.

Will the weather affect the festival?

The festival will proceed as planned regardless of the weather conditions. As the monsoon will be winding down, the roads are expected to be safe, but we might encounter some showers during the festival. Please come prepared with appropriate clothing and gear for rain, including waterproof walking shoes, a light raincoat, leech socks, and mosquito and insect repellant. 

Is this an all-ages festival?

Yes, the festival is open to all ages. However, please note that due to the terrain and activities involved, the festival is not suitable for infants or toddlers. Attendees must be at least 7 years old to participate.

What should I bring to the festival?

We recommend bringing the following items:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing and rain gear
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • A reusable water bottle
  • Cash for purchases (nearest ATM is several kilometers away)
  • Any necessary medications
  • Personal identification
  • A sense of adventure and curiosity!

Will there be medical facilities available?

Yes, there will be medical staff and first aid services available on-site to attend to any minor medical needs. In case of an emergency, please notify festival staff immediately.

Where is the nearest hospital?

The nearest hospital is Primary Healthcentre, located 5km away from our location. In case of a medical emergency, please ask for assistance from festival staff.

Can I buy a ticket onsite?

No, tickets will not be available for purchase on-site. We recommend purchasing tickets in advance through our official website.

Can I get a refund?

Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds on ticket purchases. All sales are final.

Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Generally, ticket transfers are not permitted. However, if there are any mitigating circumstances, please send us an email explaining your situation, and we will assess it on a case-by-case basis.

Is there an ATM nearby?

There is no ATM on the festival premises. The nearest ATM is located several kilometers away. We suggest bringing sufficient cash for your needs, and our on-site vendors also accept UPI payments.

What are the food and beverage arrangements?

We will be serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, comprising of wholesome, local, vegetarian fare. There will also be healthy snacks available to purchase throughout the day. Please email us about accommodations for dairy and gluten-free options.

Are there any restrictions or guidelines for foraging or collecting mushrooms during the festival?

We follow strict ethical foraging guidelines which follow an honour code. When foraging, we only forage 10% of the visible specimens of any one species. Aside from a few choice edibles, we will only be foraging a few of each species we encounter for educational and exploratory purposes. 

Is smoking/vaping permitted?

Smoking and vaping are not allowed on the festival premises. We kindly ask attendees to respect this policy and refrain from smoking or vaping within the grounds of the premises. 

Is there a map, schedule, and festival program?

Yes, upon arrival, you will receive a festival program containing a map, schedule of activities, and information about various performances and workshops. You can also find this information on our website and social media platforms prior to the event.

Code of Conduct:

Respect fellow attendees and festival staff. Harassment, discrimination, and disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.

Use inclusive language and be mindful of the diverse community present.

Follow all local laws and regulations.

Consume alcohol and substances responsibly, if permitted.

Adhere to the festival’s designated smoking areas, if applicable.

Environmental Responsibility:

Help keep the festival grounds clean by using designated waste and recycling bins.

Conserve water and electricity by using them responsibly.

Avoid open fires or unauthorized use of flammable materials.

Respect nature and the surrounding environment. Leave no trace.

Legal Compliance:

Abide by all local laws and regulations regarding the possession, consumption, and distribution of drugs and alcohol.

Note that the festival has a zero-tolerance policy for illegal substances.

Prohibited Substances:

Possession, use, or distribution of illegal drugs or unauthorized substances is strictly prohibited.

Do not bring any illegal drugs or substances onto the festival grounds.

Attendees found in possession or under the influence of illegal substances may be subject to eviction and legal consequences.

Personal Safety:

Be aware of potential risks associated with wild mushrooms and follow safety guidelines provided by experts.

Follow the instructions of guides or experts during guided mushroom walks or foraging activities.

Do not engage in any activities that may endanger yourself or others.