Fun Music Festivals for Families

A Short List of Other Great Music Festivals

Live Oak Music Festival

Story Grove Family Stage

Photograph by Sienna Wildfield

Santa Ynez, CA

June 14-16

California WorldFest

Grass Valley, CA

July 11-14

Montana Folk Festival

Butte, MT

July 12-14

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Vancouver, BC

July 19-21

The Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival

Marquette, MI

July 19-21

Green River Festival

Greenfield, MA

July 20-21


Floyd, VA

July 25-28


Happy Valley, OR

August 2-4

American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront

Bangor, ME

August 23-25

Four Corners Folk Festival

Pagosa Springs, CO

August 30-September 1


Seattle, WA

August 31-September 2

The Wheatland Music Festival

Remus, MI

September 6-8

Life Is Good Festival

Canton, MA

September 21-22

To find other music festivals near you, check out an extensive database, organized by month, at

If you're planning more than three to four months ahead, visit the individual festival websites for the most up-to-date information.

Rani Arbo is a fiddler, singer, and longtime FamilyFun contributor. She performs with the band daisy mayhem.

Originally published in the May 2013 issue of FamilyFun

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