Frequently Asked Questions:

1. When is Sababa Fest?

Sababa Fest is June 20-23 in Honesdale, PA! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay updated on exciting announcements!

2. How many meals will be served?

Eight meals, All-inclusive!

Friday lunch, Toameha Friday afternoon buffet, Friday night dinner, Shabbos breakfast, Seudas Shabbos, Shale'Shudis, late night snack by the Main Stage, and Sunday brunch.

If you come for our early arrival on Thursday, that will also include a BBQ dinner!

3.  What/Who is the Kashrus?

תחת השגחת חיים בנציון רפפורט בית חבד קלארקס סמיט, פענסילוועניא

4. How is Shabbos going to work?

We are offering a full Shabbos experience including: Halachically kosher eruv, candle lighting ceremony for women, scheduled davening's with Sefer Torah, great Chazanim, Fully catered glatt kosher shabbos meals, & musical Havdallah ceremony. There will not be any scheduled musical acts from Friday at Sundown until Saturday night after Shabbos. 

While this is a Shabbos friendly event, not all guests will be observing. Please be respectful of each other by not smoking in communal areas/activities on Shabbos or videoing/photos at any of the events/activities over Shabbos. And for those keeping Shabbos, please don't impose your observance on others. This is a weekend that we are all coming together in unity, so let's respect each other.

5. Are there showers and bathrooms?

Absolutely! For those with the General Admission Camping Pass, there will be designated restrooms and showers available.

For those with the Cabin Pass, there are two bathrooms and two showers in each cabin.

6. What are the cabin accommodations?

They are bunk-house style cabins that sleep 14-18 people. Each cabin has AC, power outlets, two bathrooms and two showers. 

If you do purchase a cabin ticket, please bring bed sheets, pillow, & sleeping bag + towel. Click here for our suggested packing list.

7. Is there on-site parking?

Yes. There is a limited amount of parking spaces on-site. We recommend carpooling with friends so there will be room for everyone.

8. Is there mixed and separate swimming?

There will be separate times for men and women. All other times will be available to the public.

There will be a lifeguard by the pool but you must also be responsible.

9. Security/EMT?

Yes, there will be Security and EMTs on-site for the safety of all our guests. Please be safe and respectful. They are here to help.

Jamcare's mission is to provide the best care available to attendees of music festivals, other mass gatherings and to the community at large. They specialize in crisis intervention, community support and wellness. Their team of friendly first-responders provides compassionate, empathetic and discerning care to music fans. Having them on-site decreases the number of unnecessary medical transports and unwarranted legal involvement, allowing for a more positive experience for everyone involved. Feel free to find Jamcare and have a visit with their non-judgmental crew if you are experiencing any problems at the event.

10. What will we need to bring for the weekend?

Please click here for the suggested packing list.

11. Will there be additional food available outside of the scheduled meals?

We suggest bringing some snacks/drinks for your own munching purposes. No glass bottles! Please make sure to buy cans.

12. When do the gates open and close?

Sababa Fest starts on Thursday June 20th at 3:00 pm and gates will close for the night at 10:00 pm. The gates will re-open Friday morning at 10:00am and close at 8:00pm before Shabbat starts. The campgrounds need to be cleaned and cleared by 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 23rd.

13. Who did all the graphics and artwork?

Shmueli Bell. Check him out!!

14. Are there volunteer opportunities?

Yes. We are looking for some responsible, reliable, fun, and energetic volunteers to help during the event. Jobs may include: registration, serving meals, help cars parking, clean-up, etc.. Volunteers should be able to arrive on Wednesday evening or on Thursday. Please click here to fill out the Volunteer Application Form.

We also are looking for gifted individualizes who would like to share their talent with others through workshops or other fun activities. Please email us at

15. What is the average age demographic?

Sababa Fest has a large demographic of young professionals in their 20's and 30's but we are open to all ages (18+). We have a large crowd from many different places and backgrounds. 

16. Can I transfer my ticket to another person?

Yes. If you purchased a ticket and can’t make it to Sababa Fest you can sell your weekend pass to someone else but you must email us with the updated name changes as soon as you can.

17. What is the address?

We only send the address to guests who purchase tickets. Check your confirmation email or sign up to receive a confirmation email. :)

We are located in Honesdale, PA 18431 about 3 hour drive from Philadelphia and 3 hour drive from Brooklyn.

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