Wayside Park

Making the Hills Ring Bluegrass

Due to Covid 19 this years festival has been cancelled. It has been rescheduled for July 2021.

Bluegrass Festival in Stuart, VA

Wayside Park is home to Patrick County’s biggest annual music event, the Wayside Bluegrass Festival. Taking place in the beautiful Stuart, VA, our park and event have been a family owned operation for nearly 50 years. Wayside Park is the perfect place to hang out with old friends and make plenty of new ones. The whole family will be itching to come back for another adventure.

Wayside Park Bluegrass Festival 20
July 15 - 18, 2020
Host Band Johnny & Jeanette Williams

For booking information call (434) 489-8080 or e-mail grasstank@mindspring.com
20 year Anniversary Special: 4 DAYS JULY 15-18, 2020 $50.00 (Cut off date for early $50.00 special is July 1st)
Electrical Hook ups $20.00
Rough Camping $5.00
Free for Children 12 and under

THURSDAY 6:00 PM -- 10:00 PM $15.00
FRIDAY 3:00 PM -- 11:00 PM $20.00
SATURDAY 12:00 PM -- 11:00 PM $20.00

See our Lineup Below!


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What is the Wayside Bluegrass Festival?

The Wayside Bluegrass Festival promotes traditional, country, folk, gospel, and bluegrass music. Our annual event has on-site camping to ensure visitors can save time and rest safely after a night of fun. Every year we feature a great line-up that’s certain to create an enjoyable four days for everyone. We are proud to consistently bring outstanding live music and performers to our stunning venue.

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About Wayside Park

Just about an hour from Winston Salem, NC, Roanoke, VA, Danville, VA, Galax, VA, and only 45 minutes from Mt. Airy, NC, Wayside Park is the perfect place for a day trip. You can plan to spend just a little time with us and still have a great day. We have the perfect space for hosting the annual bluegrass festival!

Learn More About Our Event

Make sure your summer plans include Wayside Bluegrass Festival in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Patrick County, VA. To learn more about Wayside Park and the events we host, give us a call or fill out the contact form on our website. Come once and we guarantee you’ll come back every year.

2020 Bluegrass Line up!

Wednesday July 15th

7:00                       BOB & KIRBY’S DOUBLE H BLUEGRASS BAND

8:00                       THE SHILOH CREEK GIRLS

9:00                       HUBERT LAWSON & BLUEGRASS COUNTRY BOYS


Thursday July 16th

6:00 - 7:15            MAYO RIVER ALLIANCE

7:25 – 8:40           TOM & BEVERLY HORTON, CO.

8:50 – 10:05         KEVIN PRATTER BAND


Friday July 17th

3:00 - 3:50           DESTINATION BLUEGRASS BAND

4:00 - 4:50           JAY SHELTON BAND

5:00 - 5:50           APPALACHIAN EXPRESS

6:00 - 7:20           THE DOWDY BROTHERS

7:30 - 8:50           JOHNNY & JEANETTE WILLIAMS BAND

9:00 - 10:20         SPECIAL CONCESUS


Saturday July 18th

1:00 - 1:50          TRAVIS FRYE & BLUE MOUNTAIN

2:00 - 2:50          WAYNE HENDERSON & FRIENDS

3:00 - 3:50          SECOND CHANCE BLUEGRASS

4:00 - 4:50          THE BURNETT SISTERS BAND

5:00 - 6:15    DANCE CONTEST & AWARDS

6:30 - 7:50          BIG COUNTRY BLUEGRASS

8:00 - 9:20          JOHNNY & JEANETTE WILLIAMS BAND

9:30 - 10:50        MICHAEL CLEVELAND & FLAMEKEEPER - (Michael Cleveland has been named as the 2020 Grammy winner for Best Bluegrass Album for his 2019 release "Tall Fiddler")