Woodstock Folk Festival


2019 Woodstock Folk Festival

The 34th Annual Woodstock folk Festival will be held on Sunday, July 21, 2019 from Noon to 6 p.m., on the historic Square in Woodstock, Illinois, 47 miles northwest of Chicago. The Festival will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Anne Hills. Other Main Stage artists will be announced in early 2019. Chuck VanderVennet and Rich Warren co-host the Festival's Main Stage. There will also be a Children's Area, Open Mic Stage, and Workshop. The Festival is made possible in part by our Radio Partners WDCB/90.9FM, WFMT/98.7FM, and WNUR/89.3FM, the City of Woodstock, and Real Woodstock.

Come for the weekend

There will be additional musical activities in Woodstock that weekend. Watch this site in 2019 for announcements and details. For information on attractions and events in Woodstock, visit RealWoodstock.com.

2019 Spring Benefit Concerts

Our Spring 2019 Concert will be held on Sunday afternoon, April 7, 2019, at Unity Spiritual Center, 225 West Calhoun (corner of Tryon), just a couple blocks southwest of Woodstock Square. This year's theme will be "Sun, Moon, & Stars" to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing and moonwalk.

Donations Appreciated

2007 Festival Donations Box
Photo by
Alvin McGovern

Entrance to the Woodstock Folk Festival is by donation. The suggested donations are:

  • $20/individual
  • $30/family
  • $15/seniors and students

We especially appreciate donations at the concert and Festival, but donations and sponsorships are also welcome throughout the year. Please click on the "Donations" tag for more information.