Privacy Policy & Rules & Regulations


Honesdale Roots & Rhythm is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors whose goal is to provide music and arts entertainment in a safe environment for all. We respect the Borough of Honesdale rules and regulations regarding Central Park and its environs, which are included here with our own policies.

  • No alcoholic beverages.
  • No tobacco use, including electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
  • No weapons or open fires permitted.
  • No vandalism of park or Roots property or littering.  Roots & Rhythm provides recycle trash bins clearly marked throughout the park.
  • All dogs/pets must be leashed.
  • No one is allowed behind the Main Stage area except for performers and those with special passes distributed by the Board of Directors.
  • No parking in handicap spaces without a Handicap Tag.
  • The use of motorbikes and/or off-the-road vehicles is prohibited, unless there is specifically set aside an area of the park for that purpose.
  • Children: please keep them within visible range. Have a plan for them and yourself in an emergency.
  • The Roots Merchandise/Gear Tent is a location for emergencies, including lost items.
  • The Borough of Honesdale & Honesdale Roots & Rhythm will not be responsible for any damages, injuries, etc., to any vehicle operated or parked and also will not be responsible for any personal injury or property damage other than to vehicles arising out of the use of the park.
  • All parks in Honesdale open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 11:00 p.m. of every night, which hours are strictly adhered to unless written approval is granted by the Honesdale Borough Council.

Note:  There is a Security Team in the park on the day of the festival.

Privacy Policies


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.