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The Philadelphia Experiment (PEX) is excited to announce the Third Annual PEX Summer Festival July 1st- 4th in Darlington, Maryland, (1 hour from Philly and Baltimore, 90 minutes from DC, and 2.5 hours from NYC)

The festival will be hosted on 200 private acres overlooking the Susquehanna River with Tons of DJs, Bands, and Performers + Art Installations, Effigy burn, Workshops, Speakers, Camping,… Lake, Pool Parties, hiking trails & Fire Arts

Amenities include Multiple Stages, Swimming Pool, Ropes Course, Fire & Drum Circles, Catered Meals, Cabins, Tent & Car Camping, Sport Courts, and Saturday Night BBQ & Effigy Burn.

PEX Summer Festival is a participatory experience. Art is desired in every dimension! Bring your ideas, innovations, unique visions and creativity and help us to explore the depths of who we really are! We are inviting artists, performers, sculptors, musicians, dancers, builders, and creative people of all types! June 1st is the Deadline for guide submissions.


We are pleased to announce a few of the art installations that will be gracing PEX Fest this year!
Vast by Quentin Davis, The Egg Chamber by Gaetan Spurgin aka VJ Static, Tronnis 2.0 by Tracy Gillan, All Day Rainbow by Lucas Wheat, Quack Attack by Chassy Cleland and Audrey Boguchwal, Electric Garden by Foamy 333, Interactive Kaleidoscope by Meso Creso, Psyspires by Adolphe Alexander, Portal by Vincent Gasper, Re-Re-Resolution by Fady, Toad by Boris “Burning Elf” Connell, Glorb, PANadelphia ART DECK


We have had a huge amount of workshop submissions with topics including: Aerial & Circus Arts, Music, Fine Arts, Hooping, Yoga, Capoeira, Martial Arts, Photography, Spirituality and Self Cultivation, Fire Performance, Dance, and Exercise. This year we will be expanding on our Healing Arts Space! Stay tuned for the official workshop schedule.

Theme Camps!

Bubbles & Bass, Camp Chemistry, Camp Contact, Camp Yoda, Gold Bar, IdeaDome, Kostume Kult and Burning Elf, Little PEX, Meso Creso,

Get the word out! Please invite your friends and post.

Pictures from last year are up here:

The site will be updated as the event continues to evolve. Check back often for the most recent additions!


Main Hilltop Stage

Billi Shakes (NYC)
Eclectic Method (London UK)
Fraction Theory (Philly, Pa.)
Gina Ferrera (Philly, Pa.)
Histrionica (Philly, Pa.)
Joshua Tennant
Kevlar & Geri (Philly, Pa.)
Leana Song (Philly, Pa.)
Lenka Du (Boston, MA)
Love in the Circus (Los Angeles)
Mutaytor (Los Angeles)
Nico’s Gun (Philly, Pa.)
Plum Dragoness (Philly, Pa.)
Russian Roulette Variety Show
See-I (Washington, DC)
Telesma (Baltimore, MD)
Wonder Bars (Philly, Pa.)
Xande Cruz (Philly, Pa.)

Progressive PsyTrance Stage

Sm0ke (Psybotik/Sync/teknofeelya, NJ)
Felipe (Dreamcatcher, NYC/BR)
Onnomon (Gaian Mind, PHL)
Fractal Phono (Gaian Mind, PHL)
Electrik (Psybotik/teknofeelya, NYC)
Karmakanik (Gaian Mind/PSI/Coalesce, PHL)
Hypnotoad (light-o-matic/PSI/Psybotik/Coalesce, NYC)
butter&eggs (Kitchen Cut ups, PHL)
Wicked Kozy & Beatmiser (Coalesce/PSI, CT)
Messenger Particle (Psybotik, NYC)
Peter Parker (Gaian Mind, PHL)
Orbicles (Gaian Mind/Coalesce, PHL)
Psyryn (Coalesce, PHL)

PEX Pavillion Stage (Night)

Big Jawn (PEX, Philly)
Black Coffee (Soulistic, Durban, South Africa)
D_Juice (Winkel & Balktic, NYC)
Dave Hughes (Palette, Playloop, Los Angeles)
Dave P & Sammy Slice (Making Time, Philly)
Dayhota (Los Angeles)
Deep C (Tigerhook, ROC, Philly)
Discount (PEX, Philly)
Dj Dennis (Selekta, Philly)
Everyday (PEX, Playloop, Philly)
j Boogi’s Dubtronic Science (San Francisco)
Justin Paul (PEX, Playloop, Los Angeles)
Lee Mayjahs (Pex, Playloop, Philly)
Marques Wyatt (Deep, Los Angeles)
Matt Cue (Playloop, Philly)
Max Martinez (Selekta, NYC)
Mia & T (Funktion Radio)
Neil Kurland (Soul Mob, Baltimore)
Rob Paine (Shakedown, Worship, Philly)
Sean Thomas (Sound B/W Movement, Philly)
Terry Thompson (Future Classics, Defected, Baltimore)
Thick N Thin (Charlotte, NC)

Lunasea Stage (Pool Side)

Barney Iller (Rubulad, NYC)
Bass Kitty (KJ215, Droppin Science, Philly)
Bass Ritual (Area 33, Los Angeles)
Black 22’s (Good Vibes, Los Angeles)
Boris Burning Elf (Kostume Kult, NYC)
Captain Shaggy Y2K (Space Pirates, Disorient, Philly)
Cha Chi (Los Angeles
Coyote (PEX, Philly)
Davidson Opsina (Ospina Digital, NYC)
Discount (PEX, Philly)
Dj Dozia (Voyuer, Philly)
Ejag (Playloop, Los Angeles)
For Quarters Collective (ESL, Red Maple, Baltimore)
Frosty (Philly)
HoboTech (NYC)
James Shander (Night Drive, Philly)
Jay Yo (4am, Voyuer, Philly)
Jeff Omega (F.O.H., Propaganda, Phiilly)
John Reinhold (PLF Richmond, VA.)
Jomai Etu (Tribe of Magic, NYC)
Jon H FK5 (Fort Knox 5, Wash DC)
Kilowatts (Invisible Allies, Autonomous, Philly)
Lina Luv (PEX, Philly)
Lush Bunny (Los Angeles)
Meeshu (PEX, Kauai, Hawaii)
Michael Nightime (PEX, Philly)
Mr. Jennings (PLF Richmond, VA.)
Nate Dark (Propoganda, Philly)
Orangina (Los Angeles)
Orion Keyser (Disorient, NYC)
Pete Stone (Philly)
Rafael De la Cruz (Deep, Los Angeles)
Rich Medina (Jump n Funk, NYC/Philly)
Ross D (PEX, Playloop)
Rudy Kardos (Rizumu, Philly)
Seqioua (Mischief, Disorient, Wash DC)
Shakey (NYC)
Small Change (No Parking on the Dancefloor, NYC)
The Architech (Philly)
+ more TBA soon!


Tickets for the event will be sold on a tiered pricing system

Meal Plan $65

RT NYC Bus Tickets $40

1st Tier: $ 120 Sold Out
2nd Tier $ 130 Sold Out
3rd Tier $ 140 Sold Out
4th Tier $ 150 Sold Out
5th Tier $ 160 5th Tier Extended – Available Till June 14th
6th Tier $ 170 June 15th – June 31st
Last Tier $190 Starting July 1st Available Online & At the Gate (Credit Only)

Car or RV Camping Pass Sold Out
Cabins Sold Out

Tent camping is included in the ticket price. Cabins & Meal Plan are additional to individual admission ticket.

This is a 21+ event only
Children under 8 years of age can attend the event only accompanied by a parent or guardian and are free.

No refunds

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued. Service fees are non-refundable.