The Green River Festival is Western Massachusetts' signature summer event. An outrageous celebration of world class music, great local food, beer & wine, a handmade craft fair, and lots of family games and activities!
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC
The Green River Festival has hosted dozens of legendary performers from many genres of music from folk to indie rock, reggae to Cajun & Zydeco, Alt. Country to blues and everything in between. This musical smorgasbord unfolds with over 30 bands on three stages featuring easy access plus great sound and sight lines. You’re guaranteed to discover your next favorite band.
BRING THE KIDS
The festival provides a most welcoming environment for families. Children under 10 are FREE! They have children’s music performers, a huge Art Garden, all-ages, art activities tent, low cost games, circus acts, a Mardi Gras parade and lots of surprises. They also have acres of lush lawn for a good game of Frisbee.
The Pioneer Valley is home to hundreds of great restaurants, and we’ve invited the best to come and cook for you. Whatever you crave, you’ll find it at the festival from burgers and pizza to ethnic and vegetarian specialties. Top it all off with a variety of dessert and beverage options.
COME THIRSTY (BEER & WINE!)
The Green River Festival is happy to welcome The Berkshire Brewing Company’s beer and wine tent. Now you can enjoy a premium micro-brew or glass of local wine at the festival.
The festival also features the Makers Market - a collection of regional artisans with a spectacular array of handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and more. They also have face-painting, henna artists and massage therapists.
Interested in vending? Head over to the F.A.Q. page for more information.
They are proud to offer camping at the Franklin County Fairgrounds!
Green River Festival will be at the Franklin County Fairgrounds at 89 Wisdom Way in Greenfield, MA. The fairgrounds are about two miles from Greenfield Community College, where the festival has been for more than 30 years.
The lineup schedule is as follows:
FRI AUG 27
SAMMY RAE & FRIENDS
PINE LEAF BOYS
THE BIG TAKEOVER
SOGGY PO BOYS
SAT AUG 28
REBIRTH BRASS BAND
GHOST OF PAUL REVERE
KRIS DELMHORST & JEFFREY FOUCAULT
THE TREATY (WHISKEY TREATY ROADSHOW)
SUN AUG 29
DRIVE BY TRUCKERS
WATCHHOUSE (FORMERLY MANDOLIN ORANGE)
BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN
All camping is sold out this year, since they are at limited capacity for COVID-19 protocol, but they will soon be announcing a nearby site for overflow RV and tent camping. Keep your eyes on this website for that info. Each RV will have access to 30amp 120V electric. Please bring any adapters you need. For water, there are on average two spigots on each post that will be shared by five RVs. Please bring a splitter to share water.
Check out our Top 10 Campgrounds in Massachusetts for more information.
PARKING PASSES...$12 PER DAY/$36 FULL WEEKEND
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