The Alive Experience

Music & Entertainment

Experience live music like never before with your favorite lineups year after year.

  • 2 stages with music all day
  • Beautiful outdoor amphitheater with giant video walls
  • Outdoor Woods Stage with music throughout the day
  • Kids shows from family performers at the Family Fun Stage
  • Incredible talks and seminars from speakers on a variety of topics

Camping & RV Sites

Camp all weekend at Atwood Lake Park, a beautiful, 300+ acre campground located about 30 minutes south of Canton, OH. Atwood is surrounded by a gorgeous 1,500-acre lake with a sandy beach and swimming, boating, paved roads, lit walkways and more. We offer a variety of campsites that range from waterfront with panoramic views of the lake to campsites nestled in the woods. From tent camping to luxurious RV sites, we’ve got you covered with some of the most scenic campsites in the state of Ohio.

Food & Drink

We’ve got mouthwatering eats and delicious beverages located throughout the festival, so you’ll always be able to find something to satisfy your hunger or thirst. To give you a taste, we offer authentic Hawaiian soba noodles, the best homemade ice cream you’ve ever had, southern style sweet tea, every kind of fry, gourmet burgers, fresh chicken sandwiches, pizza, and a LOT more! Safe to say you won’t leave hungry.


Besides the endless music and entertainment options, there’s a lot going on at Alive every day.

  • NEW for 2021! WhoaZone, an award-winning inflatable, on-water, obstacle course
  • Swimming, boating, and fishing on Atwood’s 1,500-acre lake
  • Hang out out at the beach
  • Shop at the Marketplace with a variety of vendors
  • Hike the trails
  • Play sand volleyball and pickup basketball
  • Take your kids to the playground
    and much more!

VIP Experiences

Experience the festival like a VIP with unique experiences you can only get at Alive.

  • Meet your favorite artists and get a picture with them
  • Stand in front of the Main Stage every night
  • Sit on the stage during your favorite artist’s performance


One of the most important times of the festival takes place each night at the Main Stage where we hear an impactful, Gospel-centered message from talented speakers from all over the world. Additionally, each morning at the Woods Stage we have a powerful time of worship with Chandler + Maria Letner, followed by an impactful message. Learn more about each speaker, and view our Schedule with times so you don’t miss these moments.

Student Experience

Alive gathers thousands of middle and high school students together for three days of teaching, music & worship, community building, late night campfires, and so much more. Throughout the weekend, students will be encouraged to seek Jesus in all areas of their lives. By camping together and enjoying the Alive experience, your students will have opportunity to grow in their relationship with Jesus, His word, and in Christ-centered community.