Don't forget to rent a locker so you can enjoy Inkcarceration worry free!

Don't forget to rent a locker so you can enjoy Inkcarceration worry free!

Lockers w/unlimited cell phone charging are now available!

  • Keep yourself light on your feet and your phone charged by using one of our lockers to stow your personal items. We provide safe, secure, and easy storage with all-day access so you can come and go to your locker at any time!
  • When you reserve a locker online, you will receive an email 24 hours before the fest containing your locker location, locker number, and lock combination so you can simply find and use your locker. You will have unlimited access to your locker.

General info

  • All tickets include both admission into the concert and self-guided tour of the prison
  • Must be 21 to drink with a valid ID
  • Rain or shine event. No refunds or exchange.
  • We recommend you don't mosh or crowd surf, but if you do it is at your own physical risk
  • No scalping or selling tickets
  • Inkcarceration festival is not responsible for any lost or stolen items
  • ATM's will be available on site
  • Festival is handicap accessible
  • ALL AGES Event
  • Credit and debit cards will be accepted

Q: Will wristbands be all weekend or a new one daily?

A: You will get a distinct new wrist band daily. Guard them with your life, we will not issue a new one if you lose yours.

Q: What are the hours the festival will run?

A: Friday from 3pm till 11pm
Saturday from noon till 11pm
Sunday from noon till 11pm

Q: Where is the Ohio State Reformatory?

A: Located at 100 reformatory road, Mansfield OH 44905

Q: Are young children allowed at the festival?

A: Yes the event is all ages, but they must have a wristband, and we would recommend leaving the young ones at home for this.

Q: Is re-entry permitted?

A: No re-entry is permitted to this event unless you are camping. You are allowed to take the shuttle back and forth.

Q: Is there anything that is prohibited?

  • Weapons
  • Instruments
  • Drones
  • Patches
  • Colors
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Coolers
  • Pets (service animals allowed)
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Fireworks
  • Video Cameras
  • Fighting
  • Camera (camera phones allowed)

*If you refuse to follow the rules and bring anything listed that is prohibited we have the right to deny entry with no refund.

Q: I would like a tattoo booth or vendor booth for this event?

Q: Where do I park?

A: There will be several areas to park.

  • General parking (Green lot and Orange Lot)
  • VIP parking (Red lot)
  • Motorcycle parking (Yellow lot)
  • Handicap parking available (Blue lot)
  • Green Lot: 781 5th Ave, Mansfield, OH 44905 (located directly off the 5th avenue exit on route 30) If you purchased a parking ticket ahead of time, this is your lot.
  • Red Lot: 100 reformatory road, Mansfield OH 44905 (Located off S. Olivesburg Rd, Follow signs for red lot)
  • Blue Lot: 100 reformatory road, Mansfield OH 44905 (Located off reformatory rd, Follow signs for blue lot)
  • Yellow Lot: 100 reformatory road, Mansfield OH 44905 (Located off reformatory road, follow signs for yellow lot)
  • Orange Lot: Directly across the street from 150 East Longview Ave Mansfield, OH. Second entrance - Exit on main street Route 13 and it's the first driveway on the right.
  • NOTE: Unless you have VIP, special wristbands, a motorcycle or a handicap sticker in your window, PLEASE use the Fifth ave exit for the Green lot and the Main Street exit for the Orange Lot for GA parking.

  • RV Parking - The Richland Fairgrounds located at 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH 44906 (*Must purchase RV camping package)
    Festival is not responsible for theft or damage to vehicles in any of the lots

    Camping info:

    • Camping is located at The Richland Fairgrounds located at 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH 44906
    • Shuttle will be provided


    • The Richland County Fairgrounds will host the campgrounds for the Inkcarceration Festival. There are 300 camping spaces at 1,000 sq. ft. per site and 200 RV sites with 30 amp power up.
    • Address is 750 N Home Rd. Mansfield, OH 44906
    • General Weekend Tent Camping includes 1,000 sq. ft. space for your car & up to 3 tents. You can also put 2 cars & 3 tents. 1000 sq ft is yours to work with.
    • There is additional parking spots for additional cars if needed in your group
    • RV Weekend Camping with hookups for water & electric,
    • We encourage festival goers to purchase camping prior to arrival as we cannot guarantee that camping sites will still be available for purchase.
    • If camping is still available on Friday, July 13th, please follow all signage to Richland County Fairgrounds indicating Inkcarceration on-site camping and you may purchase your ticket at the camping gate.
    • Single day camping is now available

    • The campgrounds open prior to the Festival on Friday, July 13th at 8am and runs until 11pm.
    • Upon your arrival, you will receive one camping permit (and festival weekend wristbands if included in your package) for each camping/RV site purchased. This camping permit must be displayed on the camping unit.
    • Two motorized vehicles are permitted for each space and no more than 3 tents.
    • If you would like to come a day early you can do so, but will need to arrange that with The Richland county Fairgrounds

    • Free shuttle service is provided for those at the campgrounds. On Friday, July 13th shuttle service starts at 1:30pm. Festival gates open at 3pm.
    • Campers are allowed to go back and forth via the shuttle to the campgrounds during the event. Don’t lose your wristband for that particular day or you will not be allowed back in.

    Shuttle service hours:
    • Friday, July 13th - 1:30pm-11:30pm
    • Saturday, July 14th - 10:30am -11:30pm
    • Sunday, July 15th - 10:30am - 11:30pm.
    • All persons riding the shuttle bus do so at their own risk.

    • Restrooms and showers are available on-site, along with port-o-johns.
    • Grey water tanks are provided for campsite customers. Please dispose of grey water at properly marked locations.

    • Outdoor cooking is permitted. A 3 ft. fire pit needs to be dug a minimum of 12 inches down and leveled and replaced upon departing. Failure to do so will result in a fine.

    • Weapons
    • Drugs or paraphernalia
    • Aerosol cans
    • Audio Recording
    • Liquor (beer is allowed)
    • Pets are NOT PERMITTED in campgrounds unless it is a service animal. Anyone found to be in possession of a pet on-site will be evicted.
    • Fireworks
    • Drones
    • Four wheelers, golf carts, go-carts and other similar vehicles

    • Generators may be run between 7am and midnight and must be attended while operating. Unattended running generators will be shut down. Please be considerate of your fellow campers.
    • Please contain all trash in plastic bags and place adjacent to your camper, near the fire lane, for daily pickup.
    • Fire lanes must remain free and clear of all objects, obstructions and vehicles. Unauthorized vehicles in these lanes will be towed at the owner’s expense.
    • Food trucks will be provided on the campgrounds.

    • Security personnel are constantly roaming the grounds. Please be respectful. Should you see any situation requiring attention, please make security aware.
    • EMS will be on-site as well.
    • Security personnel use their own judgment concerning inappropriate behavior.
    • Security may remove any materials deemed inappropriate; any indecent displays, obnoxious behavior and indecent exposure will not be tolerated at any time.
    • You will not be permitted to enter the grounds with any non-licensed motorized vehicle. Remember we are there to have a good time and be respectful of your neighbors.
    • All persons camping in or utilizing Inkcarceration campground facilities do so at their own risk. No liability is assumed by owners, managers, promoters, sponsors or others.

    • While camping at Richland County Fairgrounds all local and state laws and house rules are to be followed.

    Q: Can I drive to the venue from the campsite?

    A: Yes, parking is available in the green lot.

    Q: Can I park more than 1 car at my campsite?

    A: You have 1000 sq feet. That's 1 car and 3 tents, 2 cars and 2 tents, 3 cars and 1 tent. It's entirely up to you.

    Q: Will there be a place to shower and use the restrooms at the campsite?

    A: Yes showers and restrooms are available.

    Q: Can I leave during the event and come back to the concert?

    A: Yes you will have a special camping wrist band that will allow you to go back and forth but only via the shuttle.

    Q: What can I bring?

    • Empty camelbaks
    • Clear bags
    • Small bags under 16 inches

    Q: Will there be a hydration station?

    A: Yes