Frequently Asked Questions

Reservations

A. Each room will have its own “Room Leader” whom is responsible for making the room reservation, successfully making the deposit with a valid credit card. Just like an “AirB&B” or “VRBO” reservation, the Room Leader will make the reservation and collect from all roommates. Room Leader will also add in all the roommate names to the reservation for verification on RFID wristbands at check in.

A. Most MusicFest lodging package requires (1) $150 deposit. A select group of MusicFest lodges require 25% of the total room package. In both cases, the deposit amount is non-refundable but applies to the room balance.

A. Reservations open for MusicFest 2022 is To Be Announced.  Please check back soon for updated information on 2022 pricing and lodging package options and how to book using our new online system.

A. Go to Reservations link to make your reservations for “The Superbowl of Texas Music”. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or online newsletters to know when reservations “launch”. First come, first served. 

A.  With these three simple steps:

1. You (and those wanting to attend the festival with you) should all sign up for the online newsletter and stay tuned for the reservation launch announcements.

2. Once the website is updated (announced via the online newsletter) be sure to review and have several lodging choices in mind.

3. Make your reservations IMMEDIATELY when reservations open. Rooms are first come, first served and has SOLD OUT for 19 years.

A. It’s the Epic Reunion and lauded by musicians and fans as the “The Super Bowl of Texas Music,” that nickname kinda says it all. Known as the original premiere and unique festival combining sport, song and adventure with a like-minded community. People creating memories for a lifetime. Good people, great music, best of times.

A. Check availability of new rooms added each Thursday at 9:00 AM Central Time on the website lodging reservation page. Available room reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Be sure to have a valid credit card available and be familiar with the online reservation process noted on the website.

A. More and more fans are arriving earlier, staying later or both, to enjoy more world-class skiing, get settled in, or relax before/after the big fest. Get a little more fireside or hot tub time or take advantage of flight schedules. 

If you would like to add additional days outside of Jan 5-10, 2022, you will need to contact your property directly after September 15, 2021 and provide the Room Leader’s name to add your extra days. This transaction will be between you and the property.

A. Payment in full for MusicFest 2022 is due October 22, 2021 by 5:00pm CST. The credit card provided by the Room Leader in making the reservation will be automatically charged for the remaining total room balance.

A. The final balance of the total room package price will be automatically charged to the credit card provided for the initial reservation. The Room Leader may change the card via access to their online account created during the online process.

To avoid any potential late fees or cancellation, be sure your bank is aware of the expected charge noted on your account information.

A.  Yes. Be sure all room leaders (the person in charge of making the reservation for each room) are in sync on the same lodge. 

A. A VERY limited number of 4-day music passes MAY be made available, in December, however, there are no guarantees this ticket will be made available. Details of how and when to purchase these credentials are provided via newsletters and social media.

There are no individual concert tickets available, but everyone is welcome to enjoy the daily free MusicFest outdoor concerts.

A. Yes. If you are a current MusicFest attendee, you will have the exclusive opportunity to have first rights to make a reservation for the following year prior to sales being opened to the public. Look for notifications in the MusicFest app regarding pre-reservations. Attendance will be verified. First come, first served.

A. Each year for 20 consecutive years the festival sells out quickly. Stay tuned to the online newsletter for reservation launch dates. Before reservations open online, have an idea of the style, price range and the size condo(s) you will need. If you have a mid to large size group, do your best to know the exact number in the group and type of lodging that will best accommodate everyone. Don’t wait to make your reservation.  If this year sells out, be sure to watch for new rooms to come available. Sign up for the newsletter and follow social media for updates. 

A. The room leader will have entered the valid credit card information when making the reservation. This credit card will be kept in the account created by the room leader and will automatically be charged the final balance of the room reservation (for the entire room package cost, less any deposits paid) on October 22, 2021. Please note the room leader may login to their account at any time and post a one time payment to the account with a different credit card. Whatever card is saved to the file on final payment date is the one that will be automatically charged.

A. Email info@dicksonproductions.com with your questions and a phone number to reach you.

A DP representative will reply via email/phone as quickly as possible pending demand. Please be patient as we research your inquiry to provide the best customer service DP is known for.

Packages

A. The MusicFest package is an exceptionally affordable package comparable to nothing of its kind. The price includes 5 nights lodging, 4 full day lift passes plus one-night skiing pass for Steamboat’s incredible world-class skiing and The MusicFest credentials for a marathon of genuine music and great times. Taxes & Services are separate. These HIGHLY discounted rates extend to even the most prestigious and luxury lodging MusicFest offers. Be sure to review all MusicFest lodging to determine the best vacation experience for you and your guest(s). To put into perspective how much you save; if you purchase a four-day pass “at the window” in Steamboat, you’d pay $800! This $800 four-day pass is INCLUDED in your MusicFest package.

A. DP highly advises travel insurance of your choice in the case of any type of trip cancellation, interruption, or other issues. Visit Travelguard.com below for more information or consult your own provider for details.

A. Please see the the MusicFest Tour Terms & Conditions (“Agreement”)  for the lift ticket refund policy as set by the Steamboat Ski Resort Corporation. Your lift pass also provides access to the new high-speed Gondola with access to many MusicFest shows on the mountaintop itself – ONLY at MusicFest.

Transportation

A.  For information about airport shuttles and flights into Steamboat (Hayden) the closest major airport to any ski resort, use the trusted and dependable GoAlpine shuttle service which offers discounts to MF guests, or try  Storm Mountain Express. Plus, see information to contact Steamboat Central Reservations for air reservation questions and purchasing. (Dickson Productions, Inc. does not sell air or shuttle transfer services).

A. Air, motor coach or drive, it’s up to you. Steamboat is an easy, beautiful drive and many choose to drive from all over the country. Others choose to fly; Steamboat has the closest major airport of any resort in the Rockies, about 20 minutes from the slopes, or fly into Denver and take the shuttle.

Music

A. The MusicFest app will be available for download in December with detailed artist line up, locations, and performance times. Also, stay tuned to The MusicFest social media and newsletters for artist announcements. A collectors MusicFest Magazine will be available at check in featuring event, artist, activity info and more. 

A. A VERY limited number of 4-day music passes MAY be made available, in late November, however, there are no guarantees this ticket will be made available. Details of how and when to purchase these credentials are provided via newsletters and social media

Lodging

A.  Yes. Be sure all room leaders (the person in charge of making the reservation for each room) are in sync on the same lodge. 

A. The MusicFest offers the widest variety of quality luxury Condos, Lodges and Hotels, unlike any other! The majority of our accommodations are ski-in/ski-out or situated just steps from the slopes. Also Steamboat’s “design” provides the nightlife, concerts, and restaurants within walking distance from most lodges. Plus, there’s an elaborate free shuttle system that takes you just about everywhere including the grocery store. No need to drive! Lodging is inspected by DP associates for quality, amenities and service. Visit our Lodging page or call us for more information.

SKi / Snowboard

A. Not at all. Skill levels in Steamboat range from beginners to extreme expert. We encourage beginners by offering MusicFest full day adult group lessons at a big discount. No matter how you ski, everybody has a blast!

A. Your MusicFest app will provide access to discounts for many activities. Not only are there numerous non-skier activities available in the resort, but the overwhelming amount of unique music and activities in this beautiful setting will keep your schedule as full as you desire. As one of the (non-skier) musicians noted “the skiing and snowboarding is only a perk to all you could possibly want with the concerts, outdoor shows, acoustic shows, songwriter tributes…” Your lift pass also serves as rides to the many shows on the mountain – ONLY at MusicFest.

A. Sorry, it’s not a new drink! It’s a light, dry, powdery snow that is the most enjoyable to ski on. It’s unique only to Steamboat, a result of Steamboat’s location in the Rockies. Another reason Steamboat and the MusicFest is so famous!

A. Your RFID wristband will be provided at your MusicFest check in location with all the additional “goodies”.

A. Absolutely. We offer the upgraded sports package (not the standard recreation equipment). Our skis, boots and poles offered are the newest equipment available. You may request high performance equipment; you’ll be charged an additional fee starting at approximately $10.00 per day for this equipment.

A. Yes, we utilize a multitude of quality shops, and the shops offer on-site storage, so you don’t have to carry your equipment. These shops are located on or very near the mountain base or next to your lodging.

A. When you pre-purchase highly discounted rental through DP, you are treated with the highest priority. This includes additional quality equipment, increased staff for quick service, extended hours of service, and DP has many rental companies participating to assure a better, faster customer service, near your lodge, that you desire.

A. About half the cost of retail. That’s right, 50% savings!

A. Please see the the MusicFest Tour Terms & Conditions (“Agreement”)  for the lift ticket refund policy as set by the Steamboat Ski Resort Corporation. Your lift pass also provides access to the new high-speed Gondola with access to many shows on the mountaintop itself – ONLY at MusicFest.

Other

A. It’s three years filming of this premier festival by five MusicFest musicians. Professionally produced and edited, it captures the “behind the scenes” scenes! Plus footage of live performances, fans, artists interviews and much more as seen by the unique and sometimes hilarious perspective that only some MusicFest artists could catch on film. Plus, additional footage provided by ME TV (Austin, TX). A great collection for the seasoned festival attendee, first timer or anyone that enjoys genuine music. Get your DVD when making your reservation. (Some convenience fees apply.) Proceeds benefit The Center for Texas Music History and the five musicians.

A. An experienced staff of over 70 Dickson Production representatives and associates will be in Steamboat to oversee all operations and answer any questions. Dickson Productions will have daily office hours in Steamboat, central to the festival itself.  At check-in and online we provide you all our contact information. Stop by and visit us at the desk or catch us at any of the many events.

A. Simply, buying power. Dickson Productions is the largest ski group of its kind in the nation. We supply the highest quality accommodations and services. Plus, the music, extra events and activities are largely supported by sponsors and Steamboat Ski Resort, at no added charge to your trip price.

A. DP highly advises travel insurance of your choice in the case of any type of trip cancellation, interruption, or other issues. Visit Travelguard.com for more information or consult your own provider for details.

A. It’s the official shopping epicenter of all things MusicFest and artist merchandise. The widest variety of shirts, caps, gadgets and souvenirs…more than any fest of its kind. Be sure to check out the official MusicFest program for location and hours.