Kristmas Town Kiwanis is pleased to invite bluegrass friends and family back to Shelton!
Bluegrass from the Forest 2021 is returning to the Olympic Peninsula for its 16th year in a new outdoor festival format at the South Mason Youth Soccer Park about two miles from downtown Shelton. Camping, jamming, workshops, and great bands are hallmarks of this annual event!
With plans to host two stages areas, a beer and wine garden, and food and vendor spaces near the stages, the festival also will accommodate four RV parking zones and lots of grassy tent sites for out of town festival-goers or for locals who want to be part of the whole experience.
New Outdoor Venue - Same great music, new activities!
The event is relocating to an outdoor venue, the South Mason Youth Soccer Park – less than three miles from the former location. September is the ideal time in the Northwest to take this festival into the forest! The larger area will allow for expanded camping, additional food and music vendors and a beer and wine garden near the stage. We are also pleased to have food vendors on site as well as dinners FRI/SAT evenings that you can pre-reserve to enjoy with the main stage bands!
Purchase Festival tickets today and save up to 20% with Early Bird pricing (after September 1, 2021 tickets will reflect new prices).
There is a lot going on at the Bluegrass From the Forest festival. In addition to band performances, the festival offers a host of activities, including Master Workshops, Band Scramble Showcase (anyone can participate), Chick Rose’s Youth School of Bluegrass, Mandolin Tasting, Slow Jam, vendors and much more. There will be all night jamming in the campground (midnight hot dogs included). One thing’s for sure, there is plenty to keep you occupied at any time throughout the weekend! Visit our Things To Do page to see a full list of activities.
We're looking for businesses and philanthropists who want to sponsor our festival! It will pay some of our many expenses and also help keep our ticket price very reasonable. Please contact Duane Wilson at email@example.com and he'll give you the specifics.
Want to volunteer at the festival? Please contact John Pyles details (360) 598-1944
Get In Touch
Booking information, contest entry and rules, scheduling etc. contact:
Greg Linder – festival coordinator
Phone: 360 898 4581
Business questions, vendor inquiries, lodging, etc.
Duane Wilson – Kristmas Town Kiwanis
Volunteer inquiries: John Pyles (360) 509-1071