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Lake Pleasant Country Fest

Country Music, Bull Riding To Make Waves At Lake Pleasant


September 1, 2022

Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant and the City of Peoria will host the Peoria Country Fest on Saturday, Oct. 8, featuring live country music from four popular country artists and live bull riding. The event also includes food trucks, a beer garden, and mechanical bull riding. The Peoria Country Fest runs from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Tickets are $30.00 per person and $10.00 for children, 12 and under. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available at $75.00 and include a meal, designated seating and bathrooms, as well as private acoustical performances. Tickets can be purchased at Ticket prices do not include entry into Pleasant Harbor which is an additional $7.00 fee per vehicle for this event.

No weapons, alcohol, pets, coolers, or pop-ups are allowed. However, unopened plastic water bottles, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Only clear bags will be allowed. Festival attendees are encouraged to buy tickets in advance.

Camping Weekend

For those wanting a camping weekend experience, both full hook-up campsites (electric, water, sewer, and internet access), as well as dry camping spaces are available. All reservations require a three-night minimum stay. Showers, convenience store, pool and clubhouse amenities are available to weekend campers at Pleasant Harbor RV Resort.

Pleasant Harbor offers an array of watersports and lakeside activities featuring the world's largest floating waterslide (H2-Whoa!), recreational sailboats, jet skis, kayaks, boat cruise and paddle board rentals.

In addition to the many onsite food trucks at Saturday's event, Dillon's Bayou Restaurant, located at Pleasant Harbor Marina, is open throughout the weekend for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Grab Your Cowboy Boots

"The Peoria Country Fest is a great opportunity to enjoy live music, bull riding and delicious food with all the fixings at Lake Pleasant, a Peoria gem and one of the best lakes in the state," said Peoria Councilmember Brad Shafer. "Grab your cowboy boots and hat and join the fun on October 8!"

Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant is less than a 45-minute drive from downtown Phoenix and the closest entry to the lake for most Phoenix-area residents. Located in the City of Peoria, Pleasant Harbor is open to the public 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information about the Peoria Country Fest, tickets, or camping, please visit or call the Pleasant Harbor events line at 623-203-5173.

Encapsulating: The Bottom Line

What: Peoria Country Fest

When: Saturday, October 8, 2022

2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where: Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant

8708 West Harbor Boulevard

Peoria, AZ 85383

Why: 1-day Country Festival, w/optional Weekend Camping Experience

Who: Four popular country bands: Justin Hitson & Southbound, Billy Shaw Jr Band, Ryan Bexley and Josh Roy

How: Purchase tickets or make camping reservations online:

Tickets: Adult: $30.00; Children: $10.00 (12 and under)

VIP: $75.00 (includes meal, designated seating and bathrooms, as well as private acoustical performances)

Parking: $7.00 (per vehicle) (Additional fee for RV's/boats)

Camping: 623-235-6140 (call to reserve your campsite)

More Info: Pleasant Harbor Event Line: 623-203-5173

Getting There

Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant, located in the City of Peoria, is less than a 45 minute drive from downtown Phoenix and conveniently located off Carefree Highway and 87th Avenue (8708 W. Harbor Boulevard, Peoria, AZ 85383). Visitors exiting the I-17 freeway, travel west on Carefree Highway, or take 99th Avenue North from Bell Road to Carefree Highway and then west to 87th Avenue to Harbor Boulevard.

About Pleasant Harbor

Pleasant Harbor, located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, conveniently adjacent to the metropolitan Phoenix area, is open to the public 365 days a year and located in the City of Peoria.

Lake Pleasant Country Fest

Josh Roy

The full-service marina, features Dillon's Bayou restaurant, boat and slip rentals, as well as Jet Ski, kayak, paddle boat, and sailboat rentals. Additionally, the marina features H2-Whoa! – the world's largest floating water slide and is home to The Phoenix, a 150-passenger boat cruise providing tours of majestic Lake Pleasant.

Pleasant Harbor also includes an RV Resort with 253 full hook-up sites, 60 partial hook-ups and dry camping sites featuring amenities such as a club house, pool and Jacuzzi, bocce ball, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, laundry facilities, showers, convenience store and picnic grounds. For more information, visit or call the Pleasant Harbor RV Resort at 623-235-6140 or the Pleasant Harbor Marina at 623-235-6130.

Lake Pleasant Country Fest


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