If You’re Coming…
If you’re joining us this June, read below for our FAQ’s to ensure your Jeep weekend runs smoothly. If you did not pre-register, don’t worry! You can register on-site and the details are below.
We’re so excited for you to be joining us in the Birthplace of the Jeep!!
We’ve compiled some of the most frequently asked questions in hopes that these questions are what you are looking for. 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 & 10-5 on Sunday June 9.
Click here to view the Festival map and schedule.
Click here or scroll down below to see what Jeep activities are available for on-site registration.
If you did not order enough wristbands for all of your passengers, you can purchase them at the Registration tent. Go directly to the tent as soon as you enter the main entrance.
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. All Jeeps must be registered to participate in the Jeep Invasion.
Click here to view the Jeep Invasion map.
There are a limited number of spots remaining for on-site registration of the Jeep Invasion. On-site registration is at Coopers Lake Campground starting at 8 a.m. June 7th.
Coopers Lake Campground
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. We’ll see you soon!!
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:
AVAILABLE ALL THREE DAYS
Bantam Poker Run – 85 spots remaining – Participate at your own pace throughout the weekend ($30)
Bantam Proving Grounds Jeep Pull – Stock – 62 spots remaining – Participate between 10 am – 2 pm on chosen day ($25)
Bantam Proving Grounds Jeep Pull – Modified – 54 spots remaining – Participate between 10 am – 2 pm on chosen day ($25)
Bantam Rough Riders Trail Ride – 176 total spots remaining at various ride times below ($30)
Friday, June 7 on the :15 or :45 from 9:45 am - 1:15 pm have openings
Saturday is SOLD OUT
Sunday, June 9 on the :15 and :45 from 9:45 am - 12:45 pm have openings
Fun Stuff Activities (Various times and costs throughout the weekend)
Moraine Trail Ride – 188 – total spots remaining at various ride times below ($25)
Friday, June 7 on :30 or :00 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm have openings
Saturday is SOLD OUT
Sunday, June 9 on the :30 or :00 from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm have openings
Mystery Road Rally – 614 – ($30)
FRIDAY ONLY ACTIVITIES
Jeep Invasion – 60 spots remaining - ($15) - *On-Site registration is ONLY available at Coopers Lake - no registrations in downtown Butler*
State Park Scenic Tour – 27 – Ride is from 10 am – 1:10 pm ($25)
SATURDAY ONLY ACTIVITIES
Bantam Festival of Lights – 100+ spots remaining ($15)
Best of Bantam competition – 220 spots remaining ($25)
Decorate Your Jeep – 411 ($25)
Jeep Team Challenge – 18 – participate between 10 – 5 on Saturday ($30)
Rib Night - Adult and Kids Tickets available through our online store through June 3. Seatings are at 5:30 and 6:15 pm
SUNDAY ONLY ACTIVITIES
Jeep Team Challenge – 3 – participate between 9 am – 12:30 pm on Sunday ($30)
Babes of Bantam, the State Park Scenic Tour on Sunday, and the Bantam Night Ops Mission Trail Ride are sold out and will not be available for on-site registration.
There are also limited raffle tickets available for sets #4 and #5 of BFGoodrich Tires. You can purchase tickets at the raffle tent on-site. They cost $20 and only 100 tickets are sold for each set maximizing your chances to win! The drawing for all five sets of tires will be done at BFGoodrich’s booth at 11 am on Sunday, June 9.
We’re looking forward to seeing you at Bantam!