Spring Strawberry Music Festival

May 25th – May 29th, 2017

Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949

 

Join us for all your favorite music and programs at the 65th Strawberry Music Festival in our 35th year. The Spring Festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds offers beautiful forest and meadow camping, permanent shower and restroom facilities, lots of indoor and outdoor space for family fun and entertainment and is accessible to all ages and abilities.  Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada foothills, charming gold rush towns Grass Valley and Nevada City are just minutes away with lots of services including lodging, dining, recreation and all the provisions you’ll need for four days of fun.  You can explore the scenery of the Sierra foothills or settle in for the weekend with a variety of cuisine in the food court and lots of great shopping opportunities. With plenty of space for groups of any size, the Spring Festival is your perfect getaway destination.

This year Strawberry presents the gold standard in main stage entertainment, intimate side stage performances, top-notch children’s programming, workshops and activities for the whole family, and some of the nicest people you will ever meet. Programs like the Breakfast Club and the Band Scramble, live broadcasts by Hog Ranch Radio, and Strawberry’s legendary camp jam culture are what makes this YOUR festival.  Please join us this season with your instruments and radio in tow, ready to laugh, play, sing, dance, eat, and be entertained!

RV Hookup Sites for the Spring Festival go on sale, at 9:00 am, on February 6th  at (209) 984-8630.  View the Spring 2017 RV Site Guidelines, take a look at the RV Site Map and if you still have questions, please call the office M-F, 9-5.

Ticket sales are set to begin on Friday, December 2nd and you’ll see that there are lots of new ways to save and experience Strawberry in 2017!

  • 4 Day Camping ticket with Wednesday Arrival – Many of you have asked about early access to set up camp, so we’re introducing this new ticket type just for you.  With this ticket you will be able to enter the festival grounds from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm on Wednesday 5/24 this Spring and 8/30 this Fall.  Entrance details will be sent out and posted on our website prior to each festival.  Don’t wait to expand your festival with Wednesday arrival; these tickets are limited and sure to go fast!
  • The age of Child Camping and Day tickets has been raised to 7-12 – That means that children 6 and under are free to attend any day and every day of the festival.   Individuals with Child and Teen tickets must be accompanied by an adult at the festival.  Child and Teen tickets will never run out, but for the best price to bring the whole family, you’ll want to get yours early.
  • New Price Tier for Camping tickets – For more ways to save, we’ve added a new price tier for camping tickets.  Discount tiers for the 2017 festival season include Holiday Special, Early Bird, Discount, Advanced and Gate.  Stay tuned for Advanced and Gate price tiers to be announced a little later on.
  • Discounts are available in limited quantities – Discounted tickets are subject to sell out prior to the discount expiration date.

For details about tickets to the Fall Festival, please visit our Fall Festival Information page.  Stay tuned for upcoming lineup and programming announcements.  If you have any questions please visit our website or call the office at (209) 984-8630.  We can hardly wait to see you there!

Spring Festival Ticket Type & Description

Tickets are available in limited quantities

Discount

Expires 4/14 at midnight or while supplies last

 

Advanced

Expires 5/24 at 5:00 pm or while supplies last

4 Day Adult Camping with Wednesday Arrival

Good Wednesday, May 24th at 4:00 pm until Monday, May 29th at 10:00 am

$290 $305
4 Day Adult Camping

Good Thursday, May 25th at 8:00 am until Monday, May 29th at 10:00 am

$240 $255
3 Day Adult Camping

Good Friday, May 26th at 8:00 am until Monday, May 29th at 10am

$230 $245
2 Day Adult Camping

Good Saturday, May 27th at 8am – Monday, May 29th at 10am

$220 $235
Teen Camping – Ages 13 -19

Good Thursday, May 25th at 8am – Monday, May 29th at 10am

*Must be accompanied by an adult

$105 $115
Child Camping – Ages 7-12

Good Thursday, May 25th at 8am – Monday, May 29th at 10am

*Must be accompanied by an adult

$50 $55
Children 6 and Under are free to attend any day and every day of the festival

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Click here to open the Spring 2016 Festival Map for easier viewing:  SFS16map

Advanced & Gate Ticket Prices for the Spring 2016 Strawberry Music Festival

Use the Hwy. 49 off ramp in Auburn. Proceed north on Hwy. 49 toward Grass Valley approximately 25 miles. In Grass Valley, take the first off ramp, McKnight Way. Turn left on Mcknight Way and proceed over the freeway, past the shopping center on the left. Turn right on Freeman Lane, past another shopping center on the left. Freeman Lane will turn into McCourtney Road at the second 4-way stop sign. Continue straight on McCourtney Road until the Nevada County Fairgrounds appears on the right, approximately 2 blocks. For Day only parking use gate 1 and Camping ticket holders proceed to gate 4.

Traveling on Hwy. 80 heading west from Reno:

Use the same directions as above, Hwy. 49 off ramp in Auburn, head north to Grass Valley. Or, for a scenic and mildly curvy shortcut, take the Hwy. 20 off ramp to Grass Valley, just after the Eagle Lakes Rd. off ramp on Hwy. 80. Travel time on Hwy. 20 is approximately one-half hour. Stay on the highway through Nevada City and Grass Valley. Do not get off the highway when Hwy. 20 takes off west towards Marysville. Stay on and the highway becomes Hwy.49. Take the McKnight Way off ramp and turn right on McKnight Way, traveling past the shopping center on the left. Turn right on Freeman Lane, past another shopping center on the left. Freeman Lane will turn into McCourtney Road at the second 4-way stop sign. Continue straight on McCourtney Road until the Nevada County Fairgrounds appears on the right, approximately 2 blocks. For Day only parking use gate 1 and Camping ticket holders proceed to gate 4.

Traveling on Hwy. 20 heading east from Marysville:

Take the McCourtney Road/Fairgrounds exit off of Hwy. 20 just before actually entering Grass Valley. Turn right on McCourtney Road, until the Nevada County Fairgrounds appears on the right, approximately 1 block. For Day only parking use gate 1 and Camping ticket holders proceed to gate 4.

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Spring 2017

Strawberry Music Festival
May 25th-29th, 2017

Nevada County Fairgrounds
Grass Valley, CA

Fall 2017

Strawberry Music Festival
August 31st - September 4th

Westside,
Tuolumne, CA