2019 is the eighteenth year the Flagstaff Folk Festival proudly showcases the best in folk and acoustic music in Arizona and beyond. We feature over 150 acts on five stages, workshops, jams, and more. We invite you to come out and see some great live music in a wonderful setting.
Location and Times
The festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, from 9:30 AM to 6 PM both days. Admission for the festival is $5/person & $15/family per day. To get to the festival, take Humphreys St North from Downtown Flagstaff, following directions to the Grand Canyon. At the 3rd light, turn left on Fort Valley Road. After about 3/4 of a mile, Sechrist Elementary School will be on your right. You can park in that parking lot. Just past the school, turn right into the Coconino Center for the Arts & Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum. The address for the Center is 2300 N. Fort Valley Rd. Parking is free.
Click on the link below to download the current map of the festival grounds:
Click here to see the flyer, that has directions on how to get to the festival: Directions to the Festival
The festival features five performance stages running both Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM. Stages are either indoors or outside with covering. There is also a workshop area which will feature a number of workshops open to anyone. Besides scheduled performances there is always informal jamming taking place throughout the grounds – so if you are a musician and are not performing, feel free to bring an instrument or two along and join in a jam or workshop.
Friendly dogs on a leash are allowed outside, but it is strongly discouraged to leave your dogs in your car because it will get HOT in the sun.
No smoking is allowed on the festival grounds because there are pine needles everywhere. Smoking is only allowed in your vehicle.
We have a number of food vendors and plenty of place to stretch out on our grounds. Festival admission includes access to both the Coconino Center for the Arts exhibits and The Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum.
Hotels are a bit hard to come by in Flagstaff in June, so we recommend you make reservations as early as possible. This year we have reserved a few rooms at a special group rate at The Quality Inn at 2000 S Milton in Flagstaff. Please call Nina Townsend at 928-774-8771 to take advantage of this first-come first-served deal.
Camping / RVs
A few folks have asked about camping options for the Folk Festival so we decided to add this page to answer some of your questions. The festival grounds are small and tight, so no RVs are allowed to park onsite during the festival.
This year we have reserved a primitive group campsite from the US Forest Service. This site will be a few miles north of the festival grounds down FS road 164b off of US-180. We will provide a porta-potty or two but there will be no RV hookups or trash services. To reach the campsite from the Folk Festival, turn north (right) on US 180 and go approximately 3 miles to US FS road 164b. Turn right just past the Summit Fire Station. Signs will direct you to the campsite, within 1/2 mile of the turnoff. The map below gives directions from the festival grounds to 164b near the campground.
There are full hookup campgrounds in the greater Flagstaff area. Here is a website that has some reviews: http://www.rvparkreviews.com/regions/arizona/flagstaff
The festival is produced by The Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music in partnership with the Flagstaff Arts Council and the Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum. The festival coordinators are Rebecca Cooke and Larry Peterson. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (928) 607-8480.