Maps, Directions & Parking


About Soo Pass Ranch

Soo Pass Ranch has extensive festival grounds that accommodate up to 50,000 people, including 7,000 reserved seats, and multiple campgrounds. Fully developed as a concert venue, the Soo Pass Ranch has a permanent stage and backstage compound, catering and production facilities including permanent sound towers and mix station. The concert bowl also contains 50+ concession stands, and locations for dozens of additional portable concessions. WE Fest invested heavily in developing the concert site, including bringing city sewer and water lines to the ranch, which allows for running water, and permanent rest rooms in the concert bowl.

Situated on the shores of Lake Sallie, and in the meadows and woods surrounding the concert bowl, the Soo Pass Ranch campgrounds are easily accessed through pedestrian underpasses beneath the two highways that flank the concert bowl. The campgrounds are well groomed, with lighting and permanent shower houses. There are multiple lane entrances to each campground, which allows for faster ingress for camping vehicles at major events.


NEW! Single-Day DAILY and 3-Day PARKING at Soo Pass Ranch

Location: 130th St between Cty Hwy 22 and 260th Ave at the Hilltop Campground & Transportation Hub

There is a convenient shuttle service to and from the lot to the West Gate entrance. The shuttle operates from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. Single-day & 3 Day Parking does not include overnight parking. All Vehicles parked in Day Parking Lots must exit by 2:30 a.m. or risk being towed.


VIP Single-Day & 3-Day PARKING

Location: Cty Hwy 22 at East gate (follow signs for lot entry)

This parking area is an easy walk to the East VIP Gate. VIP Single-Day & 3Day Parking does not include overnight parking. All Vehicles parked in Day Parking Lots must exit by 2:30 am or risk being towed.


ADA Parking

Location: Inside the East Entrance of Soo Pass Ranch on Cty Hwy 22

This parking area is located inside the East Entrance. A pre-purchased 3-Day ADA parking pass is required to enter.

All Vehicles parked in Day Parking Lots must exit by 2:30 am or risk being towed.


Consider taking the shuttle from Detroit Lakes to WE Fest, sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. Park for FREE during the day in the Becker County Fairgrounds (1310 Rossman Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501). Then enjoy unlimited rides to and from WE Fest. Shuttles run every 20 minutes from noon to 2 am, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, making stops at the Fairgrounds (within walking distance to the beach!) and at WE Fest West Gate.

  • If you are a WE Fest camper, you can take the shuttle for FREE into town. Show your WE Fest camping wristband and ride for free.
  • If you are using the shuttle to get to/from the event and are NOT a camper; you can PARK for FREE at the Fairgrounds and purchase a wristband with CASH at the Becker County Fairgrounds.
  • Shuttle wristbands: $25 for all 3 days or $10 each day

Check with your hotel. Anderson Bus runs a hotel shuttle from almost all Detroit Lakes hotels from 1pm – 1:30am each day.


If you are not staying at SOO PASS RANCH, book your accommodation early!! The best resource for finding available options are with Detroit Lakes Chamber. Check out the Plan your Stay page or call 218-847-9202.