Submersion Music Festival 2023 is a 2-day camping music festival happening on October 6-7, 2023 at the beautiful Paradise Lakes Campground in Hammonton, NJ. The lineup features top electronic music artists playing on the Beach Stage and Woods Stage.

Festivalgoers can purchase weekend GA passes or single day tickets. Camping and RV passes are also available. The festival offers a Thursday pre-party on October 5th with the Early Entry ticket.

Paradise Lakes is located just 35 miles from Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. The campground has lakeside camping and a forest area.

Tickets & Passes

There are several ticket and pass options available for Submersion Music Festival 2023 depending on your needs:

Weekend GA Passes

The Weekend GA Pass grants you general admission access to the festival grounds for the full weekend, from Friday to Sunday morning. This includes access to both music stages, camping areas, vendors, art, and all amenities.

GA Weekend Pass holders can arrive onsite starting at 10am on Friday, October 6. You’ll receive a wristband which must be worn all weekend.

  • Price: $273.53 (incl. fees)

Single Day Passes

Can’t make it for the whole weekend? No problem! There are one-day passes available for either Friday or Saturday.Single day passes allow entry at 10am and are valid until noon the following day. You can come and go from the festival grounds with a single day pass.

All single day pass holders must purchase a separate General Parking pass to park onsite. Car camping is not available for single day tickets.

  • Friday Single Day Pass: $165.28 (incl. fees)
  • Saturday Single Day Pass: $165.28 (incl. fees)

Parking & Camping Passes

In addition to your admission pass, you’ll need a parking or camping pass if arriving by car.

The General Parking Pass ($49.28) allows you to park in the main festival parking lot. From there, it’s about a 1/4 mile walk to the festival campgrounds. General parking is great if you plan on leaving and re-entering throughout the weekend.

For camping right next to your car, purchase a Car Camping Pass ($79.79). This allows you to park inside the campgrounds for the duration of the festival. Keep in mind that once parked, car camping vehicles cannot be moved until the festival ends. No ins and outs.

RV Passes & Hookups

Bringing an RV or camper? Reserve an RV Pass ($701.86) to receive a 30 amp power hookup and water hookup.

The RV Pass includes parking for 1 RV and 1 car. It also comes with 4 Early Entry passes for the Thursday pre-party. Additional Early Entry passes can be purchased separately.

All RVs should plan to arrive by 11pm on Thursday, October 5th to get set up for the weekend. RV passes are limited, so reserve yours early!

Early Entry Pass

Can’t wait for the festival to start? Join us for our Early Entry pre-party on Thursday, October 5th with the Early Entry pass!

The Early Entry pass grants you access starting at 1pm on Thursday through the late-night movie at 7am Friday. You’ll need a GA weekend pass or RV pass in addition to the Early Entry pass.

  • Price: $69.90 (incl. fees)

Passes can be purchased online through the Submersion Festival website. For any ticket questions, reach out to can’t wait to see you in October 2023!

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Logistics & Planning

To make the most of your Submersion Music Festival 2023 experience, here are some key details for planning your trip:

Best Time to Arrive

We recommend coming early to catch all that Submersion has to offer!

GA weekend pass holders can arrive starting at 10am on Friday, October 6th when the festival gates open.

For those with an Early Entry Pass, you can come as early as 1pm on Thursday, October 5th to join the pre-party festivities. The music starts at 5:30pm Thursday.

Arriving early lets you beat the rush and get settled into your campsite before the crowds pour in.

Box Office & Gate Hours

The box office has limited hours, so be sure to time your arrival accordingly:

  • Thursday: 1pm – 11pm
  • Friday: 10am – 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 8pm

There is no overnight line-up permitted on the roads near the venue.

Re-Entry Policy

Re-entry rules vary depending on your parking pass:

  • General Parking – You may come and go freely all weekend with this pass.
  • Car Camping – No re-entry allowed once parked inside the campgrounds. Plan accordingly.
  • RV Camping – No re-entry once parked. RV spots have hookups so you can stay put.

Age Requirements

The minimum age for Submersion Music Festival is 21 and over. Be sure to bring a valid photo ID to enter the festival grounds and consume alcohol responsibly.

Allowed & Prohibited Items

Be sure to read up on the allowed and prohibited items list before packing. Some key things to remember:


  • Empty hydration packs (Camel Baks)
  • Non-professional cameras
  • Camping supplies (tent, stove, chairs)
  • Sealed cigarette packs


  • Weapons
  • Glass containers
  • Large generators
  • Fireworks
  • Totem poles
  • Pets (service animals permitted)

A full list is available on the Submersion Festival website. For any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to

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Submersion Music Festival 2023 offers a wide range of amenities and activities to enhance your festival experience at the beautiful Paradise Lakes Campground.

Food & Drink

You won’t go hungry at Submersion! We host a variety of food vendors serving up delicious eats all weekend long. Options include vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and more.

In addition to the vendors, you can bring your own food to grill or prepare campsite cooking with a small propane stove.

On the beverage side, we allow a reasonable amount of BYOB alcohol for those 21+ with valid ID. Be sure to review the policy on our website. Free water stations will also be provided to keep you hydrated.

Activities & Art

Beyond the stellar music lineup, there’s plenty to keep you engaged all weekend long at Submersion Fest!

  • Lake Activities – Swimming, stand-up paddleboards, kayaking, and more on Paradise Lakes
  • Art Installations – Check out live painting, sculptures, and installations throughout the grounds
  • Campground Parties – Don’t miss the late-night campground sound systems
  • Hammock Hangouts – Relax in the shade with new friends
  • Camping Games – Cornhole, ladder ball, spike ball and more!

We also host yoga, workshops, group meditation, and other surprises. There’s something for everyone!

Accessibility Services

Submersion Festival aims to create an inclusive environment welcoming to all. The following amenities and services are available from us:

ADA accessible parking and campgrounds

  • Golf cart transport between stages
  • Wheelchair accessible restrooms/showers
  • Sign language interpreting
  • Medical tent and first aid services
  • Designated areas for service animals

Please reach out to to request any accommodations or services needed to support your festival experience.


Submersion Music Festival 2023 is brought to you by a team of passionate music lovers and live event producers. Get to know the creative minds behind Submersion Fest:

Aspire Higher

Founded in 2015, Aspire Higher is an event production company based in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in curating transformational festival experiences that bring communities together through art, music, and human connection.

Past events by Aspire Higher include summer festivals, one-day block parties, and intimate venue shows across the East Coast. As a small business, they pride themselves on promoting up-and-coming musicians, visual artists, and creators.

Rust Music

Rust Music has been on the forefront of the live music scene in New Jersey for over a decade. They promote concerts and festivals of all genres – from indie rock to bass music and beyond.

No strangers to camping fests, Rust Music produces the annual Evolvefest in Coachella, NJ. They have now partnered with Aspire Higher to bring Submersion Festival to life.

Rust Music books dynamic lineups with both local NJ artists and acclaimed national acts. They have an ear for rising talent and create welcoming experiences for artists and fans alike.

Paradise Lakes Campground

The beautiful venue site for Submersion Fest is Paradise Lakes Campground in Hammonton, NJ. Family owned since 1963, Paradise Lakes is a 85 acre campground surrounding pristine sand lakes.

It’s located conveniently just 35 miles outside Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. With its sandy beachfront and lush forest camping, it’s an ideal setting for Submersion’s stages.

Paradise Lakes provides the infrastructure to allow Aspire Higher and Rust Music to produce this magical festival weekend. Be sure to respect the grounds during your stay!

We’re so grateful for the teamwork between our organizers that makes Submersion Fest possible. Come ready to celebrate together in October 2023!

Frequently Ask Question:

  • Thursday: 1pm – 11pm
  • Friday: 10am – 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 8pm

Be sure to time your arrival during box office hours. There is no overnight line-up permitted.

No, re-entry is not allowed if you have a car camping pass. Once parked inside the campgrounds, your vehicle must remain for the duration of the festival. Purchase a general parking pass if you need to move your car in and out.

Submersion Fest is 21+ only. Be prepared to show a valid government-issued photo ID at the box office to enter and consume alcohol.

Unfortunately, no pets are allowed unless they are registered service animals. Be sure to bring documentation for any service animals.

Campfires and large generators are prohibited. You may use a small propane camping stove for food preparation. Review the full list of allowed and prohibited items on the Submersion website.

There is no direct public transit to Paradise Lakes Campground. The closest option is the NJ Transit train to Hammonton station, about 10 miles away. From there you would need to arrange a pickup or rideshare. Driving or carpooling is recommended.

Tickets can be purchased online through the Submersion Festival website. Follow the links for GA passes, single day tickets, parking, and camping passes. Contact with any ticket questions!


We hope this guide has provided helpful information to get you prepared for an epic weekend at Submersion Music Festival 2023 in Hammonton, NJ!

From transportation and lodging logistics to festival passes and amenities, our goal is to set you up for an smooth, safe, and unforgettable experience.

A few key takeaways:

  • Get your tickets early! Weekend GA passes, single day tickets, parking/camping passes – they’re selling fast.
  • Come early on Thursday, October 5th with an Early Entry pass to get the full experience. Gates open at 1pm.
  • Camping onsite at the Paradise Lakes Campground is highly recommended to maximize your time at Submersion Fest.
  • Review the allowed and prohibited items list before packing to avoid issues at the box office.
  • Take advantage of amenities like the free water stations, food vendors, showers, and ADA accessibility services.
  • Follow Submersion Festival on social media and sign up for the email newsletter for updates leading up to the big weekend!

Most importantly, look out for each other and treat the festival grounds with respect. Submersion is all about bringing people together in a spirit of community, creativity, and care.

We can’t wait to see you under the sun and stars at Paradise Lakes this October 6-7, 2023. It’s going to be a blast! Let the countdown begin.

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