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 Airport

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, rent a car, or find a ride to share.
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 

We have a WhatsApp group where women can coordinate ridesharing and other needs before the festival as well!
You can find it here.

Checking In on the First Day


Arrival day is Tuesday, June 18th. 

The gates open on arrival day from 12 pm - 8 pm. 

The gates will be open every other festival day from 8 am - 8 pm.

Once you come, there is NO re-entry without a Gold pass.

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!