On-site registration activities available: UPDATED Friday


If you missed our pre-registration deadline, don’t worry!  You can still be part of one of the most popular Jeep events in the United States.

On-site registration opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 7-9. On-Site registration closes at 3 pm on Friday, 5 pm on Saturday and 1 pm on Sunday.   When you arrive at the Festival’s Main Entrance at Cooper’s Lake Campground, simply make the first right turn after you enter the lot and proceed to the large Registration tent (see map for location).  We accept both cash and credit. There is an on-site registration fee of $10.

Additional passenger wristbands can be purchased on-site as well for anyone who will be driving or riding in a Jeep at Coopers Lake.

  • Adults are $20

  • Minors 7-17 are $10

  • Kids Under 7 are Free but MUST be registered for

These are the activities that still have openings available at on-site registration, along with the cost and number of Jeeps that can still register to participate:

  • Bantam Poker Run: 78 spots remaining

  • Playground/ On-site trails: 489 spots remaining

  • Mystery Road Rally: 608 spots remaining

  • Bantam Proving Grounds Jeep Pull: Saturday

    • Stock: 21 spots remaining

    • Modified: 14 spots remaining

  • Bantam Proving Grounds Jeep Pull: Sunday

    • Stock: 19 spots remaining

    • Modified: 20 spots remaining

  • Best of Bantam: 214 spots remaining

  • Jeep Team Challenge on Saturday: 13 spots remaining

  • Decorate Your Jeep: 410 spots remaining

  • Barbee Jeep Race: 30 spots remaining

  • Festival of Lights: 450 spots remaining

  • Moraine Trail Ride: Saturday

    • SOLD OUT

  • Moraine Trail Ride: Sunday

    • 80 spots remaining

  • Bantam Rough Riders Trail Ride: Saturday

    • SOLD OUT

  • Bantam Rough Riders Trail Ride: Sunday

    • 71 spots remaining

Frequently Asked Questions


We’re so excited for you to be joining us in the Birthplace of the Jeep in just a few short days!

We are currently on-site setting up for the event (turning the picture on the left into the picture on the right!!) and will have limited access to return emails, calls, Facebook messages, etc. We’ve compiled some of the most frequently asked questions in hopes that these questions might be why you are contacting us.  During the Festival, you can visit our Information Booth located inside the Spectator gate, or the Registration tent in the Spectator parking lot for assistance. 

Festival at Coopers Lake Campground

●        The Festival takes place at Coopers Lake Campground, 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057.  The event is rain or shine.

●        The Festival hours are 10-4 on Friday June 7th, 10-7 on Saturday June 8 and 10-5 on Sunday June 9. 

●        Click here to view the Festival map and schedule.

●        Click here for Jeep activities available on-site. 

●        Spectators can follow signs to our Admission booths to purchase daily tickets for $10 (adults) and $3 (kids 3-12).

●        Any construction, trail or emergency updates will be sent via a text blast system.  You can sign up by texting BANTAM19 to 84483.

Jeep Invasion in Downtown Butler

●        The Jeep Invasion (Friday, June 7 from 6-10 p.m.) will take place in downtown Butler, PA 16001. You will not be permitted to park earlier than 5 p.m.

●        Click here to view the Jeep Invasion map.

●        There are an extremely limited number of spots remaining for on-site registration.  On-site registration is at Coopers Lake Campground starting at 8 a.m. June 7th.  There is no on-site registration downtown for the Jeep Invasion.

●        The Jeep Invasion After Party (9-11 p.m.) is at Recon Brewing, 1747 N Main St Ext, Butler, Pa 16001. Recon will be raffling off a Westin diamond plated double LED light bar to anyone that shows a Festival wristband all weekend long June 7-9. Further details here.

Coopers Lake Campground Camping
If you reserved a site at Coopers Lake Campground and need to contact them, their number is 724-368-8710.

If we haven’t answered your question above, please check our FAQ’s.  As noted, we will do our best responding if your question is beyond what is listed above but will have little ability to do so in a timely manner during the event, so please visit us at the Info or Registration tents if you need further assistance. 

We’ll see you soon!!