April 26 - 29, 2018
The initial lineup for MerleFest 2018 is coming soon. Sign up for our newsletter and get the news FIRST! The 31st celebration of MerleFest is going to be HUGE!
4-Day Reserved Seating, 4-Day General Admission, 3-Day General Admission, Single Day Tickets, Parking Passes, Midnight Jam Tickets, and information on River’s Edge Camping. Tickets go on sale November 14 at 12noon (EST).
As a volunteer you will receive free entry to the festival for the entire day of your shift. More importantly, you will be supporting a major fundraiser for Wilkes Community College.
Things To Do
We have 13 stages of “Traditional Plus” music and so much more! Choices include Nature walks, a Songwriter Coffee House, Acoustic Kids Showcases, Little Pickers Area, a Pickin’ Place and a pleasing variety of food and craft vendors.
Getting to MerleFest is easy from any direction. If you are coming from North, South, East or West - we have you covered. Click here to find out the best route to the best music festival in the world or call us - 800-343-7857.
The Shoppes at MerleFest is a centrally located shopping village of vendors and official MerleFest memorabilia. Festival guests can peruse vendor booths, check email, charge cell phones, and pick up an official MerleFest t-shirt all in one spot! Vendor applications open October 1, 2017.
MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate ‘traditional plus’ music. We are about the MUSIC, MOMENTS and MEMORIES!