General Information

for the Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival


  • Held on the first Saturday in May
  • Children 12 and under get in free.
  • Gates open at 11:00 a.m., music starts at noon.
  • Attendance: 2,000+ annually
  • Camping is not allowed.

What To Bring

  • Cash is king. Not all vendors take credit cards.
  • All seating is lawn seating, so bring a blanket or low-back beach chair.
  • Tailgate tents, umbrellas and high-back chairs are allowed but must be placed on the perimeter of the seating area. (Courtesy rules! If you are blocking someone‚Äôs view, you may be asked to move).
  • Still cameras
  • Sunscreen

What Not To Bring

  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Coolers
  • Pets


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