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Appalachian String Band Music Festival Camping and Admission Prices

Box Office will be closed each evening from 11pm to 7am.
Campers can enter and exit at this time as long as they have their arm band

Gate Opens July 24 at 1pm. Tickets go on sale at this time, at the gate. No mail orders, no advance sales.

Pre-event camping per person per night
Friday July 24 – Tuesday July 28
$15.00 adults, $10.00 seniors (60 and over), Youth (6-17)

Festival Prices (camping plus admission)
Wednesday (7am) July 29 - Sunday, August 2
$90.00 family, $45.00 adult, $40.00 senior (60 and over), Youth (6-17), Senior Family $80.00

Day Rate (This is not camping) (Begins – Friday July 24 through August 2)
$15.00 adults, $10.00 seniors (60 and over), Youth (6-17)

Day Rate for Dogs (This is not camping)
$10.00 per day per Dog

$25 Dog Fee Covers entire 10 days of festival camping
Please read our Dog Policies

A family is considered to be two adults and any number of children under the age of 18.

A senior family is considered to be two adults over 60 and any number of children under age 18.

All campers must pay the festival fee (family or individual rate) regardless of when they arrive and depart. Additional fees apply for those arriving before July 30.

We do not accommodate camping for one night only; campers must pay festival rate and pre-camping rate, depending on their day of arrival.

Campsites are first-come, first served. Campsites may not be reserved. Camping is rough tent camping with showers and bathrooms available, or RV camping with no hookups. We are usually close to full by Wednesday, the day the festival begins; however, no one has ever been turned away.

Camp Sites: Please be advised If you move your car from your camp site, the Division of Culture and History cannot guarantee the availability of your space upon return.
Suggestion: If you need to leave the camp during the festival you need to permenatly park your car at the bottom of the hill and take the shuttle up and down.

Please observe our safety rules

String Band Festival schedule