August News!
One month until festival time
Gates open for our 18th annual festival in Berryville Va. on Wednesday Sept. 14, at 9 a.m.

Music starts at 4:30 on Thursday the 15th with 2021 band contest winners The Fly Birds.

Its time to start thinking about getting the camping gear ready.

Ticket Price increase
Sept 1st at noon
Artists added!
June & the Jets
Artists added:
June and the Jets
Short Hill Mountain Boys
The Short Hills Mountain Boys play their own blend of Bluegrass, Old Time, Country and Folk music with a rare passion. The Short Hill Mountain Boys’ love of the music and skilled musicianship makes converts of audiences new to the genre and is sure to draw and impress aficionados.

More info. and videos on the Band Page.
June & The Jets groove and rock, rap and jam, with smart originals and creative covers. After spending several years as an artist and session pianist in Philadelphia, June moved to Harpers Ferry, WV shortly after she met and jammed with several of the current band members at a mutual friend's Halloween party.

More info. and videos on the Band Page.
Little Feat to play a 2 hour long set
If you haven't yet heard the news Little Feat has extended their set time to incorporate their whole "Waiting on Columbus" album set. We couldn't be more excited!
$1000 Band Contest
Form a band and win $1000 in the contest!

The $1000 Band Contest.
The band contest is one of the primary ways we check out bands for hiring for future events. Show off for the audience, the judges and the programming committee. And most importantly, join in the fun!
Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 12 p.m.
Enter to win up to $1000 plus a prime time slot on Saturday evening.
Sign up at The Fest Store starting at 11:00 until 11:30 a.m Saturday.
1st place : $1000 plus 30 minute slot Saturday @ 6pm-6:30 p.m. $500 paid main stage slot at next years Festival.
2nd place: $400
3rd place: $200
18th annual Tradition in Berryville Va.
This year will include dances, dance workshops, picking contests, late night campfire jams, kids activities and more....
Wed, Sep 14, 2022 9:00 AM EST
Watermelon Pickers' Fest 2022
Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds, Berryville
P.O. Box 462 Berryville Va. 22611
Tel: 540.955.1621