2023 Festival Guide

United States

California

Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival
June 15-18, 2023
Nevada County Fairgrounds 11228 McCourtney Rd, 

Grass Valley, CA 95949
(844) BLU-GRASS (844-258-4727)
Fathersdayfestival.com

Colorado

SnowyGrass Music Festival
July 14-16, 2023
380 Community Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517
832-758-5913
www.snowygrass.com

Florida 

45th Annual Everglades Bluegrass Festival
January 27-29, 2023
18501 NE 22nd Ave, 

North Miami Beach, FL 33160
954-987-4960
southfloridabluegrass.org 

Big Bass & Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival
March 10-11, 2023
268 N. Apopka Ave, Inverness, FL 34450
352-726-3913

First Quality Bluegrass Cruise
October 28-November 5, 2023
1015 N America Way, Miami, FL 33132
330-962-4482
firstqualitycruiseandtravel.com

Honeymoon Island Bluegrass Festival
December 2, 2023
Honeymoon Island State Park 

1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, FL 34698
727-276-4024
honeymoonislandbluegrassfestival.com

Georgia

Toccoa Ritz Bluegrass Festival
April 1, 2023
Ritz Theatre 139 E Doyle St, 

Toccoa, GA 30577
706-768-1503
www.eventbrite.com/e/toccoa-ritz-bluegrass-festival-tickets-414677661047?aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete 

Headin’ Home Fest
November 9-12, 2023
1093 GA 56 South, Swainsboro, GA 30401
912-713-7899
headinhomefest.com

Iowa 

Backbone Bluegrass Festival
July 28-30, 2023
1356 110th St, 

Strawberry Point, Iowa 52076
563-6058-1056
www.backbonebluegrass.com

Kansas

Walnut Valley Festival 

September 13-17, 2023

P.O. Box 245, Winfield, KS 67156

620-221-3250

www.wvfest.com

Kentucky 

Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival
June 15-17, 2023
1410 Oak Grove Church Road, 

Tyner, KY 40486
StringbeanPark.com

Carter County Shrine Club Bluegrass Festival
July 13-15, 2023
155 Samuel L. Waggoner Memorial Dr, Olive Hill, KY 41164
606-316-6353
shrinersbluegrassfestival.com

ROMP

June 21-24, 2023

Yellow Creek Park, Owensboro, KY

rompfest.com

Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Celebration
September 7-10, 2023
6210 US-62 East, 

Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320

Poppy Mountain Music Festival
September 12-16, 2023
Poppy Mountain Rd, Morehead, KY 40351
606-784-2277
www.poppymountainmusicfestival.com

Cumberland River Bluegrass Festival
September 15-17, 2023
Burkesville, KY 42717
270-406-2554

Riverstomp Bluegrass Festival
October 14-15, 2023
Stark Lane, Williamsburg, KY 40769
606-309-7655
www.riverstompbluegrassfestival.com

Maine

Blistered Fingers Family

Bluegrass Festival
June 15-18, 2023
30 Plains Rd (Fairgrounds), 

Litchfield, Maine 04350
207-873-6539
www.blisteredfingers.com

Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival
August 24-27, 2023
30 Plains Rd (Fairgrounds), 

Litchfield, Maine 04350
207-873-6539
www.blisteredfingers.com

Massachusetts 

Fiddle Hell Massachusetts
November 2-5, 2023
219 Littleton Rd, 

Westford, MA 01886
781-863-0140
fiddlehell.org

Michigan 

Charlotte Bluegrass Festival
June 22-24, 2023
Eaton County Fairgrounds 

1025 S. Cochran Ave., 

Charlotte, MI 48813
269-209-3010
charlottebluegrassfestival.com/information

Marshall Bluegrass Festival
July 23-29, 2023
Calhoun County Fairgrounds 

720 Fair Street, Marshall, MI 49068
269-788-2597
marshallbluegrassfestival.com

Minnesota 

Minnesota Bluegrass August Festival
August 11-14, 2023
27302 Ranch Rd, 

Richmond, MN 56368-8401
601-651-3694
www.minnesotabluegrass.org/mn-bluegrass-festival

Mississippi

Melodies of Bluegrass Festival
March 24-25, 2023
Roosevelt State Park 

2149 Hwy 13 S, Morton, MS 39117
601-604-4234

Missouri

Pat Strawhun Memorial Winter Festival
January 7-8, 2023
4901 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO 63025
636-938-6661
www.bluegrassamerica.com

Bootheel Bluegrass Festival
January 19-22, 2023
225 Weiss Roadside Park, 

Jackson, Missouri 63755-6807
573-243-9200
www.bootheelbluegrass.com

Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival
July 5-8, 2023
1933 Bluegrass Rd, Conway, MO 65632
615-516-4380
Starvycreek.com

Starvy Creek Bluegrass Festival
September 14-16, 2023
1933 Bluegrass Road, Conway, MO 65632
615-516-4380
starvycreek.com

Festus MO Traditional Music Festival
September 23-24, 2023
Larry G Crites Memorial Park 

2232-2292 Old State Hwy A, 

Festus, MO 63028
618-632-1384
www.georgeportzbluegrass.com

New Jersey

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival
September 1-3, 2023
7345 Harding Highway, 

Woodstown, NJ 08098
301-737-3004
delawarevalleybluegrass.org/

New York

Adirondack Bluegrass League Annual Bluegrass Round-Up
June 2-4, 2023
2501 Northline Road, 

Galway, New York 12074

518-469-3057
adirondackbluegrassleague.com


North Carolina 

Bluegrass First Class

February 17-19, 2023

1 Resort Drive, Asheville,  NC  28806

828-275-8650

www.bluegrassfirstclass.com

The Bluff Mountain Festival
June 10, 2023
315 Bridge Street, Hot Springs, NC 28743
828-649-1301

Pickin’ in the Park
May 20, 2023
5920 Hagan-Stone Park Rd, 

Pleasant Garden, NC 27313
336-687-3131
highlonesomestrings.org

Doc and Rosa Lee Watson 

Music Fest

July 15, 2023

207 Dale Adams Rd, 

Sugar Grove, NC 28679-9657

828-297-2200

docwatsonmusicfest.org

Earl Scruggs Music Festival
September 1-3, 2023
Tryon International Equestrian Center 

25 International Blvd, Mill Spring, NC 28712
828-278-8088 (BOX OFFICE)
earlscruggsmusicfest.com

Ohio

Bluegrass in Superclass
January 12-14, 2023
1750 State Park Rd #2 

1400 State Park Rd, Oregon, OH 43616
330-388-7280
bluegrassmountaineers.net/

Industrial Strength Bluegrass Festival
March 16-18, 2023
123 Gano Rd, Wilmington, OH 45177
1-800-965-9324
industrialstrengthbluegrass.com

WOBO Bluegrass Bash
June 1-4, 2023
Clermont County Fairgrounds 

1000 Locust St., Owensville, OH 45160
513-724-3939
www.wobofm.com

Brown County Bluegrass Festival

August 24-26, 2023
Brown County Fairgrounds 

325 W State St, Georgetown, Ohio
706-768-1503
browncountybluegrass.com 

Industrial Strength Bluegrass Festival
November 9-11, 2023
123 Gano Rd, Wilmington, OH 45177
1-800-965-9324
industrialstrengthbluegrass.com

Oregon

The Florence Winter Music Festival
January 27-29, 2023
715 Quince St, 

Florence, Oregon 97439-9686
303-519-7054
wintermusicfestival.org

Pennsylvania 

Winter Bluegrass Concert

February 4, 2023

20 Fawn Rd, E. 

Stroudsburg,  PA  18301

570-424-2540

poconobluegrass.org

42nd Annual Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival
June 8-11, 2023
206 E Mountain Rd, 

Wind Gap, PA 18091
973-306-9752
www.windgapbluegrass.com

Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
June 28-July 3, 2023
169 Homan Ln, Centre Hall, PA 16828
330-388-7280
Remingtonrydefestival.com

Appalachian Fiddle and Bluegrass Festival
August 3-6, 2023
206 E Mountain Rd, Hazleton, PA 18201
610-996-2254
AFBAwindgap.org

South Carolina 

Grits ‘n Grass Mountain Music Festival
July 21-22, 2023
138 Hagood Road, Pickens, SC

Ocean Lakes Festival
August 25-26, 2023
Myrtle Beach, SC

Campsite Reservation: 1-800-876-8034

Beach House Rental: 1-800-845-2229

oceanlakes.com

South Dakota 

Black Hills Bluegrass Festival
June 23-25, 2023
21137 Brimstone Pl 

Rush No More Campground, 

Sturgis, South Dakota 57701-7332
605-390-2135



Tennessee

Bluegrass in the Blue Ridge

April 14-15 2023

Meadowview Conference Resort and Hotel

1901 Meadowview Parkway

Kinsport,TN 

423-578-6600

www.bluegrassintheblueridge.com

Del Rio School’s Beans and Bluegrass
September 23, 2023
500 TN-107, 

Del Rio, Tennessee 37727-2602
423-487-5570
sites.google.com/d/1qDFYWq0DHYoUoyOsy0ufIbLuo0qYZUfE/p/1K46gf3xyIxSwAvQoTZXXl0oF3iLORYbp/edit?pli=1

Pigeon Forge bluegrass festival
September 22-23, 2023
Leconte Center

Pigeon Forge, TN
1-800-965-9324
pfbluegrass.com

Bluegrass Christmas in the Smokies
November 16-19, 2023
Nature’s Trail, 

Gatlinburg, TN
919-609-6740
bluegrasschristmasinthesmokies.com

Texas

Bluegrass Heritage Festival
April 14-16, 2023
4099 Valley View Ln, 

Farmers Branch, Texas 75244
bluegrassheritage.org/bluegrass-heritage-festival/

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival
October 21-22, 2023
2540 Farmers Branch Ln, 

Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
972-919-2622
bluegrassheritage.org/bloomin-bluegrass-festival/

Vermont

Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival

June 22-25, 2023

1 Fairground Lane, Tunbridge,  VT  05077

802-518-2126

www.jennybrookbluegrass.com 

Basin Bluegrass Festival
July 6-10, 2023
Basin RD, Brandon, VT 05733
802-236-1096
basinbluegrassfestival.com

Danby Country and Bluegrass Festival
July 20-22, 2023
1800 Us Rt 7, 

Danby, VT 05159
802-548-7544
www.danbycountrybluegrass.com

Virginia 

Mr. B’s Spring Music Spectacular
May 4-7, 2023
7243 Gatewood Rd, 

Woodford, VA 22580, US
757-660-8904
millrunbluegrassband.com 

Grottoes Bluegrass Festival
May 11-13, 2023
5 Grand Cavern Lane, 

Grottoes, Virginia 22902
434-989-0996 

Doc McCabe Bluegrass Festival
June 23-24, 2023
1108 Sedalia School Rd, 

Big Island, Virginia 24526-2999
www.sedaliacenter.org/2023-doc-mccable-bluegrass-festival/

10th Annual Pickin At The Post
September 1-3, 2023
218 Veterans Lane, 

Luray, Virginia 22835
540-742-2338 

Blue Highway Fest
October 11-14, 2023
217 E 1st St N, 

Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219
276-523-2303
bluehighwayfest.com

Nelson FFA Bluegrass Festival
October 14, 2023
6925 Thomas Nelson Hwy, 

Lovingston, Virginia 22949
434-263-8317
www.nelsonffa.theaet.com

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival
October 28, 2023
20 Museum Dr, 

Ferrum, Virginia 24088
540-365-4416
www.blueridgefolklifefestival.com

West Virginia

The Augusta Heritage Center Bluegrass Week
July 16-22, 2023
100 Campus Dr, 

Elkins, West Virginia 26241
304-637-1209
augustaartsandculture.org

 

Washington

DARRINGTON BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
July 21-23, 2023
42501 State Rt 530 NE

PO Box 519, Darrington, WA 98241
425-210-8277
www.darringtonbluegrass.com

North Cascades Bluegrass Festival
September 2-3, 2023
3295 Cedarville Rd, 

Bellingham, WA 98226, US
360-920-0658
ncbf.fun 

Wisconsin 

Bluegrass at The Lake
June 8-10, 2023
6411 South Park Road, 

Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
www.bluegrassatthelake.com

Larryfest
August 17-19, 2023
S2096 24 Valley Rd, 

La Farge, Wisconsin 54639
608-386-1448
www.kvama.org 

Bluegrass In The Pines
August 24-26, 2023
186 W Forest St, 

Rosholt, Wisconsin 54473
715-884-6996
highwatermusic.com/BluegrassInThePines.html

Bluegrass Sampler
November 3-4, 2023
Delta Marriott Hotel 

7111 Washington Ave, 

Racine, Wisconsin 53406
262-995-3232
www.bluegrasssampler.org

Various Locations

Bluegrass Jamboree – Festival of Bluegrass & Americana
November 15-December 10, 2023
Various locations 

(3 acts traveling all over the country)
bluegrassjamboree.de

International

Rotterdam Bluegrass Festival
June 23-25, 2023
Noordplein, Rotterdam, 

Zuid-Holland 3035, NL
www.bluegrassfestival.nl

DUNMORE EAST BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
August 24-27, 2023
Dunmore East Village Waterford, Waterford X91 W7T8, IE
872562899
discoverdunmore.com

Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival
June 9-11, 2023
Westport County Mayo, 

Westport, IE
3.54E+11
westportfolkbluegrass.com

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