Spring Strawberry Music Festival

May 24th – May 28th, 2018

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!

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!  For ticket prices, please visit our Tickets page.  RV Sites for the Spring Festival are sold out.  Please call the office if you wish to be placed on our RV Site Waiting List.

  • 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.
  • 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!

 

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, 2018

Nevada County Fairgrounds
Grass Valley, CA

Fall 2018

Strawberry Music Festival
August 30th - September 3rd

Westside,
Tuolumne, CA