The Journey to Matriarch Rising
The festival location is tucked away in Hayesville, North Carolina. Hayesville is a small and friendly town with views of the mountains that will leave you speechless. When you purchase your tickets, you’ll receive the exact venue address closer to the date of the festival.
Getting Here By Car
If you’re arriving by car, it’s 2.5 hours north of Atlanta, 2 hours west of Asheville, North Carolina, and 2 hours east of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
If you have questions about parking, please visit our FAQ.
Getting Here By Air
The closest airports are:
Chattanooga, TN | 2 Hours Away
Asheville Regional Airport
Asheville, NC | 2 Hours Away
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta, GA | 2.5 Hours Away
If you’re arriving by air, you’ll need to coordinate car service.
If you arrive by air at Atlanta International Airport, you can book roundtrip transport here.
Here is a list of other car services and options:
Abes Car Service | Turo | Uber
Checking In on the First Day
Arrival day is Tuesday, June 20th.
The gates open on arrival day from 12 pm - 8 pm.
The gates will open for late arrivals on Wednesday and Thursday morning from 8 am - 12 pm.
Once you come, there is NO re-entry.
We have a parking lot for those who are primitive camping. Our team will be posted around the grounds guiding you to the parking lot and campsite as you arrive!
If you are Glamping or RVing, our team will direct you to the designated area upon arrival.
We are this close to arrival day for Matriarch Rising Festival, 2023!