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51st Dr. Ralph Stanley Hills of Home Festival
Stay tuned for more info and check out the tab above for info on the 2nd Annual Coal Miners Appreciation Festival coming in August.
50th Anniversary Festival
We would like to thank everyone that came out and made this 50th Anniversary Festival and record setting event - we couldn't have done it without each and everyone of you!
This festival is an old time bluegrass music tradition started by Dr. Ralph Stanley and continuing today in his honor. Dr. Ralph's wish was that Ralph II would take over managing the festival, which he did in 2012. Ralph II earned his dad's confidence and trust, and he takes great pride in continuing to honor his dad by making the festival a true tribute to the legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley and continuing to bring talented bluegrass musicians to the stage for the fans.
The sound of banjos, mandolins and voices ringing high on top of some of the most beautiful mountains you will ever see!
Check out our schedule page for one of the best line-ups in traditional bluegrass music! Since we're celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this festival we have an expanded line-up and will be starting the festival on Wednesday.
See map below for directions to the festival - hope to see ya'll there!!
Who's going to receive the award in 2022? Come on up to the mountain and join us to find out!
Multi-talented Rhonda Vincent was the recipient of the 3rd Annual Dr. Ralph Stanley Mountain Music Memorial Legacy Award!
The one and only Mr. Larry Sparks was the recipient of the 2nd Annual Dr. Ralph Stanley Mountain Music Memorial Legacy Award!
The legendary Patty Loveless was the recipient of the 1st Annual Dr. Ralph Stanley Mountain Music Memorial Legacy Award!
We have plenty of spaces for RVs and tent camping with electric for all RV sites and some of the tent camping sites. We also have camping sites without electric if you want to rough it!
There are a variety of food vendors with everything from breakfast to burgers to deep fried Oreos and honey buns - yum!
Our merchandise vendors offer an array of unique products - from paintings to jewelry to custom T-shirts and much more!! When you're at the festival, please stop by and show your support for these artists !
Our brand new shower house and restroom facilities will be open for the festival in 2022.
Come on up to the mountain - you'll have a great time and hear some legendary performers!!
131 Hills of Home Park, McClure, VA