Travel & Accommodation

ISKCON New Talavan Farm Community is a 1,200-acre, 30-year-old spiritual community in rural southern Mississippi, practicing sustainable organic agriculture and dairy farming. This farm was founded by a handful of people in 1975 as a school with a worship temple. The members had kids, brought them to the farm, and created the school. Later, they brought in the cows.

31492 Anner Road Carriere,

MS 39426 US

Camping and getting back in touch with Mother Nature is the theme for this year’s festival.

There are Rules and Regulation to follow while being on the Farm property, this goes for all visitors.
1. No eating of meat, fish or eggs
2. No illegal drugs, alcohol or tobacco
3. No gambling
4. No entering restricted areas
5. Everyone must dress Properly and Chastely
6. Respect others
7. ALL CAMPERS MUST FILL OUT AND SIGN a Legal Liability Release Form. If you wish to camp click the link and sign the form. Then send it it back to along with a scanned copy of your government issued ID. Register for camping at the door is $30 and camping registration online costs is $20 for the weekend available here.

For those who are not camping, there are hotels located 15min. from New Talavan

Heritage Inn Picayune
(601) 798-8874
1122 Memorial Blvd, Picayune, MS 39466

Econolodge Picayune, MS
550 South Lofton Dr, Picayune, MS 39466
Choice Hotels
(601) 799-2833

Super 8 Picayune
999 Cooper Rd, Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-3883

Days Inn Picayune
450 S Loftin St, Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 799-1339

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Picayune
1001 Dauphin St, Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 749-2626


Mega Bus is an inexpensive way to travel smooth ride and very comfortable
Prices: $15-60
There is a direct route from Gainesville Florida to New Orleans
$30 Round trip

Manu is also bringing a bus from Alachua Florida. Devotees can ride for 45$

International Airports near Picayune, MS

61 miles: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport - New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY)

Domestic Airports near Picayune, MS

49 miles: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport - Gulfport, MS (GPT / KGPT)

109 miles: Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport - Baton Rouge, LA (BTR / KBTR)

113 miles: Mobile Regional Airport - Mobile, AL (MOB / KMOB)

154 miles: Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport - Jackson, MS (JAN / KJAN)

163 miles: Lafayette Regional Airport - Lafayette, LA (LFT / KLFT)

184 miles: Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport - Pensacola, FL (PNS / KPNS)