Here’s everything you need to know about the fifth chapter in the saga of Excision’s flagship festival, Lost Lands.
At this open-air celebration of bass music, the lights, sounds, people and life-size dinosaurs are unlike anything you’ve ever seen at a music festival. Whether you’re going for the first or fifth time, here’s some essential info that will help you party like it’s 500 B.C.
Lost Lands 2022 Dates
This year’s Lost Lands will take place September 23-25, 2022. Those with early-access tickets can arrive as early as Tuesday, September 20th and participate in campground activities as well as a special pre-party on Thursday, September 22nd.
Lost Lands Address
Like the four years before this weekend’s party, the fifth iteration of Lost Lands will take place at the beautiful Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio. The specific address for Legend Valley is:
7585 Kindle Rd, Thornville, OH 43076
Lost Lands 2022 Camping
Those choosing to camp at Legend Valley will have plenty of fun meeting new friends and enjoying the activities spread throughout the campgrounds.
Below is a map of the campgrounds and Village Marketplace for Lost Lands 2022, which includes information on the camping sections, first aid stations, water stations, restrooms, showers, vendors, lockers, accessibility services, shuttle pickups and dropoffs, parking lots and more.
Lost Lands 2022 arrival, parking and rideshare
The festival’s organizers shared maps explaining how to enter Lost Lands if you’re camping, either by using a rideshare service or parking your vehicle at the venue.
Organizers have also created a page on their website with guides on how to enter the event for those who purchased Jurrasic Glamping, RV Parking, Easy Camping and more. If none of the embedded maps apply to you, visit the Lost Lands arrival page.
Lost Lands 2022 Map
Here’s where to find all your favorite bass music at Lost Lands 2022.
Lost Lands 2022 Weather
Seeing as Lost Lands takes place in the middle of Ohio, attendees should prepare for unpredictable weather.
At the time of this guide’s publication, highs for the bulk of the festival are in the upper 60s while lows get as cold as 43°F. It looks as though the festival will stay dry with the exception of Sunday evening, but attendees should be prepared for rain just in case. The graphic below shows the forecast for the duration of Lost Lands 2022, courtesy of Weather.com.
With lows in the low 50s and 40s, fans planning to attend—and especially those who are camping—will need to be prepared for the cold. Below is a graphic devised by the Lost Lands team encouraging attendees to pack for fall weather.
COVID-19 information for Lost Lands 2022
Below is Lost Lands’ official statement on COVID-19 as found on the festival’s official website.
Lost Lands has taken many precautions to ensure the safety of all attendees, staff, and performers. We ask that all attendees support these efforts. Be well – if you do not feel well, or are considered high-risk, please stay home.
All Lost Lands ticket holders must agree that neither they nor any of their guests, will attend if they have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g. a fever of 99.6⁰F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking, muscle pain/aches, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the CDC):
Please note: According to the CDC, older adults, and people of any age with serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk of death or severe illness from COVID-19. All guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend.
YOU MUST FOLLOW ALL HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES AND POSTED INSTRUCTIONS SET FORTH BY THE CDC, STATE OF OHIO, AND CITY OF THORNVILLE, OR WITHIN THE LOST LANDS EVENT PERIMETER.
AN INHERENT RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 EXISTS IN ANY PUBLIC PLACE WHERE PEOPLE ARE PRESENT. COVID-19 IS AN EXTREMELY CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT CAN LEAD TO SEVERE ILLNESS AND DEATH. ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, SENIOR CITIZENS AND THOSE WITH UNDERLYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE.
BY ENTERING THE LOST LANDS GROUNDS AND ATTENDING, YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO EXPOSURE TO COVID-19.Lost Lands has taken many precautions to ensure the safety of all attendees, staff, and performers. We ask that all attendees support these efforts. Be well – if you do not feel well, or are considered high-risk, please stay home.
Lost Lands 2022 activities, vendors and food
There’s plenty to do aside from headbanging at Lost Lands.
Embedded in this section is the schedule of activities in the campgrounds’ Village Marketplace as well as the food and vending lineups for the weekend. Those who are vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free are encouraged to download the official Lost Lands mobile app for more information.
Lost Lands 2022 Prohibited items
Lost Lands organizers have provided a comprehensive list of prohibited items, which you can find below as sourced from the festival’s website.
NO Illegal substances
NO Liquor. Only 1 case of beer or 1 case of hard seltzer or 1 box of wine permitted per person. See Campground Alcohol Policy below for more info.
NO Unauthorized vending or selling of any products
NO Glass of any kind except handheld mirrors under 12″x12″. No standup mirrors.
NO Glass vape juice bottles, plastic only.
NO Glass lighting. Plastic tipped Christmas-style lights OK.
NO Large sound systems (if neighbors ask you to turn it down please respect their wishes)
NO Weapons of any kind
NO Knives (including cooking and steak knives)
NO Pepper Spray or Mace
NO Generators (RV onboard generators OK, no external)
NO Selfie Sticks
NO Tanks of compressed air, helium, nitrous, etc.
NO Aerosol products/cans except Sunscreen and Bug Spray
NO Fireworks or any kind of explosives
NO full-sized propane grill, charcoal, butane or fires of any kind (small propane grill ok)
NO Tiki Torches
NO Sky Lanterns
NO Animals of any kind (for more info see lostlandsfestival.com/ada)
NO Laser Pointers
NO Golf carts, dune buggies, segways, off-road motorcycles
NO Large metal key chains
NO Spray paint
NO Paint markers
NO Bicycles, Strollers, Skateboards or OneWheels
NO Logo-wrapped canopy tents
NO Milk Crates
Lost Lands 2022 allowed items
On the flip side, they also shared a list of items that attendees may bring onsite.
YES Reusable water bottles (Empty)
YES Hydration Packs / Camelbaks (Empty)
YES Single-compartment backpacks (maximum 12“ x 12“)
YES Purses (maximum 12“ x 12“)
YES Ear Plugs
YES Fanny packs
YES Hand Sanitizer
YES Chapstick and lip balm
YES Sealed Tampons
YES Eye drops
YES Wet Wipes
YES Cigarette Packs (Sealed)
YES E-cig/Tobacco Vapes and Mods
YES Vape Juice in Plastic Bottles (Sealed)
YES Cameras (anything but pro equipment – GoPros OK)
YES Disposable cameras
YES Mobile Phones, external batteries and chargers
YES Walkie Talkies
YES Festival Totems (see Totem Rules below)
YES LED Lights
YES Flow arts like hula hooping, poi, gloving, orbiting
YES Costumes are encouraged! Full face masks must be removed when going through security.
Lost Lands 2022 totem and flag rules
Organizers have shared a graphic describing the rules for flags and totems at this year’s Lost Lands. There are restrictions on the length, material, flag/totem topper size and the content of totems allowed on the festival grounds.
Lost Lands 2022 Lost-and-found
Just because the lands are lost, doesn’t mean your phone should be.
Lost Lands has teamed up with Liff Happens to provide a pre-registration system for your items in the event you misplace them during the fest. You can learn more about this service and view the lost-and-found stations’ map and hours of operation here.
Lost Lands 2022 official app
You can download the official Lost Lands app, which provides live updates and information about the festival, here.
Remember to bring your earplugs
Please protect your hearing. Lost Lands is an incredibly loud event and is better enjoyed with proper protection.
Earplugs are very cheap and will not diminish the sound quality or experience of the music. Take the time to buy yourself a pair either before the event or when you arrive.
Lost Lands 2022 lineup
Now for the fun part: the music. Here is the complete lineup for Lost Lands 2022.
Lost Lands set times
Here’s your chance to plan the perfect schedule at Excision’s prehistoric party.
Wednesday, September 21st and Thursday, September 22nd
Friday, September 23rd
Saturday, September 24th
Sunday, September 25th
How to stream Lost Lands 2022 online free
Those who can’t make it out to this year’s fest mustn’t fret. Excision and co. have announced the return of Couch Lands, the official livestream of Lost Lands.
They will be broadcasting live from the festival from Friday, September 23rd until Sunday, September 25th. At the time of this guide’s publication, the exact schedule for Couch Lands 2022 has not been revealed. You can tune into the stream on Friday here.