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    Kerrville Folk Festival

    May 23 @ 12:00 am - June 9 @ 11:59 pm



    The Kerrville Folk Festival was founded by Rod Kennedy in 1972. ​The 50th Kerrville Folk Festival was celebrated in 2022 and continues to be a Mecca for the songwriting community.  For 18 straight days and nights, the Festival offers concerts and activities for all ages and respected songwriters gathering. 

    The Festival is held at Quiet Valley Ranch in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, just 9 miles south of Kerrville, TX.  (It’s about an hour drive from San Antonio and a two-hour drive from Austin.)  

    The Festival is celebrated by a community who considers itself family and are always delighted to welcome new folks!  When gathered, it becomes the second largest community in Kerr county.  During the 18-day Festival, attendance is approximately 30,000, with guests coming from all over the world to experience the magic many simply call “Kerrville”.  Even so, each evening’s performance is attended by 800 to 2,000 guests, making everyone’s experience feel intimate.

    In addition to evenings of live music, there are daytime activities such as children’s concerts, YAPI (Young Artists’ Performance Incubator), a universities campus songwriters competition, the annual Grassy Hill New Folk Competition,  a songwriters school, workshops in ukulele, harmonica and guitar, hill country bike rides, canoe trips on the Guadalupe River, guided nature walks, Texas wine and beer seminars, Saturday Shabbat services, and Sunday folk song services.  There is something for everyone who enjoys music, camping, the outdoors, and making new friends.

    Whether you come out for a day, a weekend, or for the entire Festival, you’ll find that the music, the ambiance, and the spiritual optimism combine to make this America’s most beloved

    See what TravelMag had to say about the fest!


    May 23 @ 12:00 am
    June 9 @ 11:59 pm
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    Quiet Valley Ranch
    3876 Medina Hwy
    Kerrville, TX 78028 United States
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    Kerrville Folk Festival
    (830) 257 - 3600
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