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What's Lakes Jam?


Lakes Jam is a annual event that unites rock and country music fans from all walks of life and brings them together in the Brainerd Lakes area!


Located in lakes country on the grounds of Brainerd International Raceway, the area boasts beautiful scenery and allows Lakes Jam to offer optimal camping and weekend fun.  Founded in 2012, Lakes Jam intends to deliver a line-up from an array of excellent live performing artists every year. Each year will be different, fresh and exciting!



•  Gates open for camping:  NEW - Wed 2 pm if you purchase a Wed Camping Party Pass                Otherwise, Thursday, Aug 6th at 9 am

•  Concert bowl opens:  Thursday, Aug 6th at 3 pm, 7th at 1 pm and 8th at 1 pm.

•  Must provide photo I.D. at gate for 21+ wristband

   (Those without 21+ wristband will NOT be served alcohol)

•  Underage drinking and/or other illegal behavior will not be tolerated

•  Rain or shine, the show goes on!

•  No fireworks allowed​

•  Dogs are allowed, but in camping area only

Ages 8 and under are FREE.


Full service restrooms, including showers will be located in camping

areas and the concert bowl


Golf carts and ATV's ARE authorized for use.  MUST purchase an ATV/Cart pass for operation of those motorized vehicles  (mini bikes, dirt bikes and party wagons are NOT allowed.)



What are convenience fee's?

Convenience fees are the fees passed on to the promoter by the ticketing agency in order to process tickets on and off site.

Where can I purchase Lakes Jam tickets?

Tickets may be purchased online, with both print-at-home or pick up at Will Call options.   Phone orders available with payment by Credit Card only.  Tickets may be purchased at physical locations in Mid-April at Ticket Outlets.

What all do I need to purchase if I am camping?

1) Purchase a Full Service Site or a Reserved Site.  Otherwise there is no charge for General Camp Sites and they are first come, first serve.


2) Every person in the campgrounds must have a 3 day event pass and a camping wristband.


3) Full Service and Reserved sites include one vehicle pass.  Extra Vehicles will need a vehicle pass.


4) General Camping will need to purchase a vehicle pass.


5) ATV's and Golf Carts will require an ATV/Golf Cart Pass.


How do I reserve my campsite?

You may reserve your campsite on the ticketing site. Both Reserved and Full Service you may choose your site. General camping is open space, first come.

What is a camping wristband?

Camping Wristbands are used to allow you access into the camping areas. You must have a 3 day Concert Pass in order to enter campgrounds as well.

What is a Vehicle pass fee?

A Lakes Jam Vehicle Pass allows you to bring a vehicle onto the Lakes Jam property in the campground areas.

If it has a steering wheel it needs to have a pass.

Do I need to purchase a vehicle pass even if I purchased a campsite?

Full Service and Reserved Sites include 1 vehicle pass;  all other vehicles will have to have a Vehicle Pass purchased separately.

What is included in a VIP Weekend Concert Package?

  • Exclusive VIP Area during the Main Stage Performances

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday Music

  • Free Tap Beer, Soda and Water in the VIP Tent

  • 3 Complimentary Meals in the VIP Tent (1 each night)

  • VIP Eating Area with Tables and Chairs

  • Souvenir VIP Mug & Lanyard

  • VIP only Bathrooms

Are children allowed to attend?

Yes, children are able to attend. Lakes Jam is an all ages event. We encourage you at attend with your friends and family. 8 and under are free.

How do I become a vendor?

Do you want to be a vendor at Lakes Jam? Please contact

How do I become a Lakes Jam artist?

If you are interested in joining the Lakes Jam lineup, please email

How do I become a volunteer?

If you are interested in volunteering or working for Lakes Jam, please email

Can I bring beverages to Lakes Jam?

Beverages are allowed in the Lakes Jam Campgrounds. You are not able to bring any beverages into the concert area. NO GLASS Bottles.

Can I bring my own campfire wood?

You are able to bring your own campfire wood into the Lakes Jam campgrounds.

Can I bring my own chairs?

You may bring your own chairs to Lakes Jam campground and concert areas at no extra charge.

Can I rent a golf cart?

Yes. Lakes Jam sponsor Power Lodge has golf carts available for rent, less then a mile from the concert and will deliver. 218-822-3500

Is hotel shuttle service provided to and from the event?

Yes. Selected hotels and resorts will offer shuttles to and from Lakes Jam. Shuttle service arranged by to the hotels listed on our Sponsors page.

Where do I find meet and greet photos?

All meet and greet photos will be posted on the Lakes Jam Facebook page.

Can I get a refund?

All sales are final. No Refunds. No Exchanges. Event Date, Time, Talent and Ticket Prices are Subject to Change.

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