Save the Date: August 27, 2022

A day of music, arts, food and drink at the riverside park bandshell. Get ready to fest!

Performers lineup and presale tickets coming soon!

The Great River Folk Festival is the longest running nonprofit music festival in La Crosse, Wisconsin. It is a folk music and arts festival held annually on the last weekend of August.

The Mission of the Great River Folk Festival is to celebrate and cultivate folk culture rooted in the Driftless Region by uniting independent artists and community.

Vision: We aim to nurture community through inclusive outreach for all ages as we curate multiple experiential celebration of folk arts in La Crosse, WI and surrounding area.

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Great River Folk Fest, 2019
Songwriting Contest Graphic

Songwriting Contest

Contest runs May 1 - May 30.

Go to the Contest page for details.

Photos: Jerry Weigel