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Jumpin' Bluegrass Festival

The Virginia Folk Music Association hosts an annual three (3) day festival. A wide variety of bands play at the festival; from professional touring bands to local legends. First place winners from the previous year play during the festival. The entire festival is indoors. Food vendors will be on the premises. Bring your lawn chairs!

Location: Chesterfield County Fairgrounds

(From Richmond: 1-95 S to 288N to Route 10E, left at light on Courthouse Road)

Time/Date: Thursday, October 12th to Saturday, October 14th. Music from 1pm-10pm everyday!

Prices: Advanced 4-day weekend ticket $40 (before October 1, 2017)

Thursday $10, Friday $20, Saturday $25

Band and individual competition is Sunday, October 15th.

Camping spots, from full RV hook-ups to rough camping, available. 

10/10/17 - Notice to Campers: Due to a last minute notice of changes to requirements for use of the Fairgrounds, electrical hookups will be quite a bit more limited than in past years. Please note and plan the use of generators. We sincerely apologize for this late notice but the circumstances are completely out of our control   


This year, the board is introducing a "New Deal" competition for the festival! Four bands are invited to compete for a spot to play a prime spot in Saturday's lineup. 

Saturday's festivities include a tribute to the armed services. 

Prepayments for the festival can be sent to Mike Nicely 1.804.832.0950, PO Box 213, Wicomico, VA 23184.