Welcome to the Ranch.
Maddox Ranch is more than 80 acres of open land with oak trees, solar showers and lots of farm critters. It is open for music festivals, camping, weddings and any events that warrant an outdoor setting. This is primitive camping with generators available for rent.
We are able to provide several kinds of entertainment from fire spinning performances, live music and artistic dancing along with other entertainment.
Our Next Events
Florida’s Grateful Gathering at Maddox Ranch
Grateful Walker & St. Pete Dead Fest PRESENTS: FLORIDA’s GRATEFUL GATHERING at Maddox Ranch
Maddox Ranch is located at:
2505 W. Bella Vista Street, Lakeland, FL 33810
Artists inlcude: The Garcia Project “Performing full, classic Jerry Garcia Band set lists from 1976-1995”, Zach Nugent (formerly of Melvin Seals & JGB), Scott Guberman (of Phil Lesh & Friends), the SPECIAL RETURN of COPE, Crazy Fingers (from South Florida), Joni Bottari (of Brown Eyed Women), Reflections: Celebrating, remembering and loving the music of Jerry Garcia & The Grateful Dead, Spiral Light (of East Coast Florida), Dead Set Florida (of West Coast Florida), Steve Connelly & Rich Sheldon, The Grateful Spread (of Central Florida), the Rusty Strings, PLUS more talent to be announced!
Dates and times of each artist’s performance to be released closer to the event.
Gates open 12pm Thursday Nov 17 and close at midnight. (2 BANDS PERFORMING)
Gates reopen 7am Friday Nov 18 and close at midnight. (4 BANDS PERFORMING)
Gates reopen 7am Saturday Nov 19 and close at midnight. (7 BANDS PERFORMING)
Gate reopen at 7am Sunday Nov 20 (5 BANDS PERFORMING)and remain open for departure ONLY until 12 noon Monday Nov 21.
18 total bands , 4 days, 4 nights, Maddox Ranch, Florida in November, GATHER.
THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT w/ WRISTBANDS REQUIRED FOR REENTRY
Kids Passes (ages 5-12) available for purchase, under 5 years old FREE.
PRIMITIVE CAMPING IS INCLUDED IN TICKET ALL WEEKEND LONG
Come early and set up your camp site with all your friends in the same areas of the grounds and don’t forget! Decorate your site to the nines~ prizes awared for best, most creative, and most grateful! You can arrive as early as noon on Thursday the 17th and must be off the grounds by noon Monday the 21st. Please take all your refuse and trash with you and deposit in the dumpster by the main gate. (thank you)
RV PASSES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE HERE (NO HOOKUPS AVAILABLE)
RV’s must park in the RV Lot. You will be directed to the RV lot upon check in at the main gate. RV PASSES are for the entire 4 days and cannot be broken up. You can purchase an RV PASS and arrive anytime during the fest. There are NO HOOKUPS available on site. RV’s MUST BE SELF CONTAINED. No blackwater dumping on site. Please take all your refuse and trash with you and deposit in the dumpster by the main gate. (thank you)
VENDOR PASSES (MERCH ONLY/NO FOOD) AVAILABLE
Limited number of vendor passes available. One vendor pass includes admission for 4 days for 1 person only. Additional workers need tickets to enter. Vendors must be COMPLETELY SELF CONTAINED. Pass is non transferrable, anyone caught vending without a Vendor Pass will be asked to immediately leave the event. Please take all your refuse and trash with you and deposit in the dumpster by the main gate. (thank you). MERCH VENDING INTEREST? email GratefulWalkerBooking@gmail.com
FOOD TRUCKS and/or FOOD VENDORS ON SITE
You can bring your own food and cook it and all that jazz. If you don’t want to, there will be food vendors on site. We will try to have as much variety available as possible throughout the weekend. Including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night munchies…
FOOD VENDING INTEREST? email GratefulWalkerBooking@gmail.com
Come decorate your campsite to the nines and win prizes for OVERALL BEST, MOST CREATIVE, and MOST GRATEFUL :-).
COMMUTER PARKING LOT AVAILABLE FOR THOSE NOT CAMPING
The grounds are about 40 acres…not too shabby, and not too daunting. The commuter lot is literally less than 2 football fields away from the Live Oak Stage. Just come and go as you please, its the easiest and breeziest!
DUMPSTER ON SITE FOR YOUR REFUSE.
Please take all your refuse and trash with you and deposit in the dumpster by the main gate. (thank you)
PORTOPOTTIES AND HAND WASHING STATIONS ON SITE
Pumped, topped off, and cleaned at approximately 6pm each day. Please help keep these areas clean inside and out. Please respect your fellow concertgoers and be a kind human with regards to how you treat these areas. Maybe bring a roll of TP with you just in case one of them runs out… We will do our best to never let that happen, but you know… (and hand sanitizer).
PRIMITIVE SHOWERS AVAILABLE COURTESY OF MADDOX RANCH.
Wear your flip flops and take a quick one to rinse off the evidence and freshen up a bit!
HOTELS AND AIRBNB’s AVAILABLE LOCALLY, check your local listings, COME AND GO AS YOU PLEASE, MUST PARK IN COMMUTER LOT OR UBER/LYFT TO THE EVENT.
(we think camping is the way to go! :)
THIS IS A BYO EVERYTHING EVENT, whatever you consume, please take the trash to the Dumpster provided on site.
THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT with WRISTBANDS Required for Re-entry. You can come and go ALL WEEKEND LONG!
BAG/CAR CHECK AT THE GATE (NO WEAPONS OF ANY KIND, NO ILLEGAL DRUGS)
NO FIRE ALLOWED, NO FIRE PERFORMING ALLOWED
NO ANIMALS ALLOWED
EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE
Artists subject to change.
EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE