Spring Strawberry Music Festival

May 24th – May 28th

Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949

Join us for all your favorite music and programs at the 66th Strawberry Music Festival in our 36th year!

Spring Strawberry 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. 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.   With plenty of space for groups of any size, the Spring Festival is your perfect getaway destination, so please join us this season with your instruments and radio in tow, ready to laugh, play, sing, dance, eat, and be entertained!

Camping tickets are on sale now, while Day and Evening tickets won’t be available until after the lineup is complete.  For ticket prices and more details , please visit our Ticket Info pageThose of you who would like partial or full hook-ups at the Spring Festival can reserve your campsite at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, starting this coming Wednesday, January 17th by calling the Strawberry office M-F, 9-5 at (209) 984-8630.  We expect to have a high volume of calls on the first day of sales, so if you get a busy signal, just try again and a line will open up for you shortly.  We will be ready take your order, and designate your site number, on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information about RV Hook-Up Sites, please read the Spring 2018 RV Site Guidelines.  To view the new map, showing both Southpark and Fairview sites, as well as their relation to all stage locations, open the Spring 2018 RV SIte Map. You may need to zoom in to see the site numbers and you can also check out the Nevada County Fairgrounds Southpark RV Site Map.  Note that the way these maps are laid out can be deceiving and no one site is like another. For a more detailed description of each site, read our RV Site Descriptions List.  Remember, you can always call or email us with any questions you might have.

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!

Open the Spring 2017 Festival Map as a PDF for easier viewing.

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 2018

Strawberry Music Festival
May 24th-28th

Nevada County Fairgrounds
Grass Valley, CA

Fall 2018

Strawberry Music Festival
August 30th - September 3rd

Westside,
Tuolumne, CA