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High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival

July 6 @ 4:00 pm - July 9 @ 4:00 pm


Music will ring out across the Wet Mountain Valley at the 20th Annual High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival in the heart of the Rockies. Come enjoy stunning views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a full roster of national and regional bluegrass performers, the youth music program, Friday and Saturday night couples and square dances, and the camaraderie of on-site camping and picking’.  The line-up includes our festival host, the always entertaining Dry Branch Fire Squad. Scheduled to appear are: Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys, The Baker Family, The Long Road Home,  The Southwest Bluegrass All Stars, Uncle Shuffelo and His Haint Hollow Hootenanny, Dayton, Heidi Clare and Ron Thomason, The Blue Canyon Boys, Hillbilly Fever, Higher Ground Bluegrass, The Red Mountain Boys, and The High Mountain Hayseeds.

High Mountain Hay Fever is also the best deal in bluegrass. Four-Day Passes are only $70 before June 1 and $85 after. Single ticket prices are $15 for Thursday evening, $40 for all day Friday, $45 for Saturday, and only $25 for Sunday. Tickets are on sale on their website Dry camping and RV parking are available adjacent to the performance grounds and are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The festival is a nonprofit effort to enhance the Wet Mountain Valley as a quality event destination that benefits the entire community. The festival has raised over $795,000 for Wet Mountain Valley charitable organizations over the years of its existence. The High Mountain Hay Fever Festival Association is run by a dedicated group of volunteers who work year-round to make the festival happen. The festival remains an intimate event, avoiding the sprawl and congestion of large festivals while offering nationally recognized bluegrass talent, remaining true to its motto: “Small Scale, Big Time”



July 6 @ 4:00 pm
July 9 @ 4:00 pm
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High Mountain Hay Fever Festival Association
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Bluff Park
110 S Adams Blvd
Westcliffe, CO 81252 United States
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