Summer Jam

Summer Jam

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 | 5 - 10 pm
$15 Advance Tickets are on sale until July 2!



Join us for Summer Jam 2024 on Wednesday, July 3, 2024!

2024 Event Features

Massanutten Resort is proud to present to you Summer Jam 2024! The event will feature live music, kids' activities, beer & wine, food trucks, and fireworks around 10 pm! All proceeds benefit the Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA.

Food Vendors: Your Pie Pizza, K's Grill, Base Camp, Big Fat Daddy’s, Bayou Kitchen, Kettle Corn, and Nothing Bundt Cakes.

Kids Activities: Featuring flower crown making by Harmony Harvest Farm, tie dye, axe throwing, yard games including Big Jenga, Big Connect 4, and cornhole!

Beer & Wine Garden: Beer line up featuring Miller Lite, Coors Light, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Peroni, Coors Banquet, Sam Adams Boston Lager, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Twisted Tea, Truly Wild Berry, Angry Orchard, and Dogfish Head Blood Orange & Mango Vodka Crush. Wine line up featuring CrossKeys Vineyards. Beer and wine tickets will be $6 each.

Don’t miss the flying of our nation’s colors and the National Anthem around 8:25 pm!

Please remember your SPF’s and sun hats. Also small shade umbrellas are permitted in designated areas that do not block others views. 

Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA

The Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA is the Shenandoah Valley’s largest open-admission animal shelter serving residents of the City of Harrisonburg and County of Rockingham for over 50 years. Our mission is to create a community free of pet homelessness and animal suffering through adoption and advocacy.  We bring our mission to life through shelter and adoption of animals, reducing pet overpopulation, and providing resources to improve the lives of animals and their people. 

The Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA is not affiliated with nor receives funding from national groups like ASPCA or HSUS. Visit to learn more.

There have been multiple reports of people trying to pose as hosts or vendor hosts of festivals held at Massanutten Resort claiming there are additional spaces available. They are then requesting payment for those spaces through PayPal. Massanutten Resort and partners do not request payment for vendor spots in this fashion. Please do not fall for this scam. If you have additional questions, please email:

Lodging Package

Lodging Package

Summer Jam Lodging Package

Package Available: 7.1.24 - 7.6.24.
Celebrate America’s birthday with Massanutten at Summer Jam, complete with live music, food, and fireworks! Package includes 10% off any available lodging plus add 2 - 6 Summer Jam tickets.

Book This Package Online



2024 Tickets

New Year’s Flash Sale | $10 (On sale Dec 31 - Jan 14 | Online only)
Advance | $15 (On sale April 15 - July 2)
On-site tickets are on sale at The Market, General Store, and concierge desk.
At the Gate | $25
Kids 6 & Under | Free

Buy Tickets Online Here


Tickets are non-refundable. Rain or shine event. Be prepared to present proper ID. Ticket price does not include food, beverage, and some kids' activities.NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES PERMITTED. NO COOLERS, PETS, OR WEAPONS of any kind are permitted.All bags, chairs, strollers will be checked. Attention Smokers: Please refrain from smoking when you are around event attendees. If you choose to smoke, step off to the side and away from guests. Please do not litter your cigarettes. All event attendees will be required to follow current COVID-19 federal and state guidelines, along with guidelines set forth by Massanutten Resort. All proceeds benefit the Rockingham/Harrisonburg SPCA.

At this festival, we will be taking photos or video to be used in Massanutten Resort marketing and advertising materials. Please let a manager or the photographer know if you do not wish to be photographed/filmed.

Event Address | 4616 Massanutten Drive, Massanutten, VA 22840

Band Line Up

Band Line Up

2024 Band Line Up

Sandy B & The Allstars

Sandy B & The Allstars | 8:30 - 10 pm
Sandy B & The Allstars cover a wide array of tunes from Top 40 Hits, Motown, Rock n Roll, Pop, Funk, Soul, R&B, and much much more. With front man Sandy Biles taking control of the wheel, you are sure to be driven down a path of good times and great music no matter what the occasion may be. Backed by a band of strong musicians and entertainers in their own right, this group makes their living at making audiences have a GREAT TIME.


Parker Barrow

The Parker Barrow Project | 6:30 - 8 pm
Parker Barrow, the blues-infused Southern rock band led by Megan Kane (vocals) and Dylan Turner (drums), supported by the formidable Alex Bender (guitar) and Michael Beckhart (bassist), is a powerhouse group, boasting a distinctive musical style. Forged from an immediate connection, the band finds inspiration in the infamous duo of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Kane and Turner aim to infuse their music with the iconic energy of a dynamic duo, portraying a narrative where, instead of evading the law, they are a dynamic pair in pursuit of their rock ‘n’ roll dreams.


Yarn Duo with Blake Christiana & Joey Recchio

Yarn Duo with Blake Christiana & Joey Recchio | 5 - 6 pm
This duo delivers a down-home sound that was born and bred in Brooklyn, NY. Blake Christiana is the front-man and songwriter for Yarn, the four time Grammy nominated alt-country rock band now based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Blake leads on vocals and guitar. Joey Recchio will play electric guitar. Of the Yarn Duo past shows Blake Christiana says “I just love these gigs, it's musical freedom, we start playing, and let it all just happen.”



Proudly supported by our 2024 event sponsor team!


Gold Sponsors

CrossKeys VineyardsBlue Ridge BeveragesThe Dayton MarketMolson Coors Brewing CompanyGreen Valley Book Fair

iheart radio

Silver Sponsors

Town of Dayton

Bronze Sponsors

Dayton MarketTown of DaytonDayton Market

Check out our local area attractions & partners here!

Festival Tips

Festival Tips

  • Limited parking is available for free in the ski area parking lots, however these lots will fill up fast. Please plan to park elsewhere and/or walk to the event, carpool, or a ride/cab service. Parking along roadways and illegal parking will not be tolerated.
  • ADA parking will be available as first-come, first-serve in the Learning Center parking lot.
  • You may experience long vendor lines and wait times. Please be patient and plan accordingly.
  • Please bring your own chairs, blankets, or camp chairs. Festival chairs, blankets, and camp chairs with built-in shade awnings that do not obstruct the view of other festival-goers are allowed. No pop-up tents or umbrellas permitted.
  • Please do not bring in food, drinks, drugs, pets, or weapons of any kind.
  • You may bring in one unopened, sealed bottle of water.
  • Food/beverages are not included in ticket price. Some kids' activities may have a small fee.
  • Beer & wine ticket sales end at 9:30 pm. Beer & wine last pour is at 9:45 pm.
  • Fireworks will last 10 or so minutes. The best view of the fireworks finale at 10 pm will be near the ski lodge and Lift 4 when inside the festival grounds.
  • This is a rain or shine fundraising event. Tickets are not refundable.
  • In case of rain, the Ski Lodge can be used for shelter. No alcohol permitted in Lodge.
  • Our area weather forecast is not always 100% accurate due to mountains and valleyes. Feel free to reach out or check your favorite weather sites by using zip code 22840.
  • Trash and recycling bins will be available throughout the event grounds. Please help keep Massanutten a Green Community!
  • Bring your great energy and positive vibes!

Event questions may be directed to our concierge team: or 540.289.4978.
Festival Address: 4616 Massanutten Drive | Massanutten, VA 22840

All proceeds benefit the Rockingham/Harrisonburg SPCA.

Press Release

Press Release

Massanutten Resort to Host 25th Annual Summer Jam

Guests will enjoy three bands, fireworks display, regional food trucks, & kids’ activities during July 3rd festival.

Massanutten, Va. – July 1, 2024: Massanutten Resort is excited to announce the return of its annual Summer Jam Festival taking place on Wednesday, July 3, from 5-10 PM. The festival will feature live music, kids' activities, beer & wine, food trucks, and fireworks to cap off the evening. All proceeds will benefit the Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA, a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and rehoming animals.

"This event is a long-standing collaboration between our community, the RH-SPCA, and Massanutten. Revenues from this event go directly towards critical programming and services provided by the Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA. To be able to produce one of the premier summer concerts in our Commonwealth while also giving back to an important, local organization is an honor for me." said Sarah Elson, Director of Resort Marketing at Massanutten Resort. "A heartfelt thanks to our gold sponsors, Cross Keys Vineyards, Blue Ridge Beverage, The Dayton Market, Molson Coors, Green Valley Bookfair and iHeart Radio, and all of our other sponsors, volunteers, and internal Resort teams, for helping put on an unforgettable night of fun and celebration."

The event will feature activities for the families such as tie dying, axe throwing, flower crown making, as well as yard games like Giant Jenga, Connect Four, and more. Guests will enjoy delectable food from area food vendors like Your Pie Pizza, K's Grill, Massanutten Base Camp, Big Fat Daddy’s, Bayou Kitchen, Kettle Corn, and Nothing Bundt Cakes.  The beer line up will feature Miller Lite, Coors Light, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Peroni, Coors Banquet, Sam Adams Boston Lager, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Twisted Tea, Truly Wild Berry, Angry Orchard, and Dogfish Head Blood Orange & Mango Vodka Crush. The wine selection will include favorites from Cross Keys Vineyards.

The 2024 Summer Jam band line-up is impressive and will give the audience a taste of almost all genres of music. Summer Jam will kick off with a duo featuring Blake Christiana of Yarn & Joey Recchio from Big Daddy Love from 5 - 6 pm. The Parker Barrow Project, a blues-infused Southern rock band, will follow with their 10-piece band from 6:30 - 8 pm. To conclude, Sandy B & The Allstars will perform an array of tunes, covering everything from Top 40 Hits, Motown, Rock n Roll, Pop, Funk, Soul, and R&B from 8:30 - 10 pm. The fireworks show will round out the evening.

Massanutten Resort is offering an exclusive lodging package for Summer Jam, featuring a 10% discount on all lodging options and the option to add Summer Jam tickets. This package is available for stays from July 1 through July 6, 2024, and allows guests to purchase up to six Summer Jam tickets. A minimum stay of two nights is required.

From now until July 2, guests can take advantage of the advance ticket price of only $15. Admission for children aged six or younger is complimentary. Unless the event sells out in advance, tickets will be available at the gate for $25.