Electric Forest is both a collaboration, and an experiment in community. There are many ways to be involved in The Forest, from work to play, and everywhere in between.

The Plug In Program offers creative opportunities to jump in through contests, artistic projects and so much more. Plug In to deepen the community and connection with Electric Forest.

This truly is an invitation to add to the magic.

Currently Granting Wishes

Wish Machine

We come to Electric Forest to find heroes in each other. We leave Electric Forest to become heroes in the world.

Open For 2018 Submissions

Electric Forces

Seeking Veterans to come together and work with Electric Forest crews through internships - bringing veterans and production together at the highest level.

Open For 2018 Submissions

The Coloring Book

Coloring book pages, comics, poems, and other printable arts are all invited to be a part of the first Electric Forest Coloring Book.

Open For 2018 Submissions

UnMEDIAted Photographer

Join the Electric Forest Photo Crew and work on your own special assignment!

Open For 2018 Submissions

UnMEDIAted Videographer

Join the Electric Forest Video Crew and work on your own special assignment!

Forest Fam with Headphones at the Silent Disco Open For 2018 Submissions

Playlist Submissions

Help everyone discover and support all the talented music makers who are headed to Rothbury in June & July!

Her Forest Women’s Group Camping is Open - 2018 Details Soon

Her Forest

With a focus on Connection, Inspiration, and Comfort, Her Forest is a collaboration between Forest Family who identify as women.

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Providing everything you need to be a sustainable, active, and respectful member of the Forest Family - with the chance to win VIP experiences of a lifetime!

Open for 2018 Participation

Propeller Flyaway Experiences

By supporting Electricology and the Sierra Club, you and a friend could win a flyaway trip to either weekend of Electric Forest 2018.

Submissions Closed For 2018

Tickets For Teachers

Teachers who motivate, educate, and encourage the students and communities of Western Michigan are an integral part of the Forest Family.

Submissions Closed For 2018

The Brainery Workshop Program

The Brainery seeks passionate minds with teachable skills to apply as instructors for this space during Electric Forest.

Submissions Closed For 2018

Sticker Design Contest

Design the official sticker for Electric Forest – and have your art spark stories for years to come!

Prize Cart at Ranch Arena Submissions Closed For 2018

Prize Cart Remix Contest

The Forest offers the opportunity to remix one of the Forest Family's favorite tunes: "PRIIIZE CART".


Forest Forever Sherwood Weddings

Electric Forest is introducing Official Forest Forever Sherwood Weddings. Each weekend, 12 couples will get the chance to be officially married in The Chapel.

Submissions Closed For 2018

Green Monarch Program

The Green Monarch offers the opportunity to bring your environmental / green / sustainable vision to The Forest in collaboration with the Electricology Program.

Submissions Closed For 2018

The Performer Plug In

Plug In as an official festival performer!
Be showcased roving, or even on stage. Duos are encouraged, and choreography is a must.

Submissions Closed For 2018

Art Installation Sponsorship

Each year, The Forest morphs into a reimagining of itself, with new art, fresh experiences, and a healthy dose of inspiration.

Advanced Submissions Full For 2018

Luminaria Submissions

Luminarias are memories and hopes in the form of LED candles and art.

Submissions Closed For 2018

The Untz Challenge IX

The two winners of The Untz Challenge IX will be playing at six major music festivals across five months, including Electric Forest 2018!

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Work Exchange Team FanStaff Positions

Work Exchange Team is now accepting applications for FanStaff positions at Electric Forest 2018.

2018 Details Coming Soon

The Roy Price Memorial Food Drive

HQ is teaming up with Conscious Alliance for the eighth consecutive year