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 in November.
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. Volunteer applications open October 1, 2017.
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!