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Mountain Music Festival 2024 in West Virginia

West Virginia's greatest music festival that combines music and mountains

Dates: May 30–June 1, 2024

Mountain Music Festival
Mountain Music Festival
Mountain Music Festival
Mountain Music Festival
Mountain Music Festival

Mountain Music Festival is an annual summer event held at ACE Adventure Resort in Oak Hill, West Virginia. It is a harmonious blend of live music and outdoor adventure against the backdrop of majestic mountains. The festival also offers excellent food, vendors, visual artists, workshops, and more. Festival-goers can enjoy camping near the festival grounds and activities like whitewater rafting and kayaking in the New River Gorge.

Music: Lineup and Schedule

With 18 bands performing across two stages, the festival promises an eclectic journey through sounds and styles, showcasing an array of artists from various genres. From EDM sets to soulful psychedelic rock, dynamic horn-and-percussion fusion, and jam-band excellence, the festival offers something for every music lover.

Thursday, May 30

The Lake Stage will kick off the festivities on Thursday from 7 pm to 12:30 am, featuring performances by Minka, Yam Yam, and Same As It Ever Was.

Friday, May 31

The excitement continues on Friday with an electrifying lineup at both stages. Attendees can catch the Annie Neeley Band, Feed the Dog, and Tony from Bowling at the Lake Stage from 12 pm to 5:30 pm. Meanwhile, the Main Stage features Gyasi, Sneezy, Monophonics, and Moon Hooch from 6 pm to 1:30 am.

Saturday, June 1

On Saturday, the Lake Stage comes alive from 12 pm to 5:30 pm with the sounds of Kindred Valley, John Inghram Band, and DJ Iron Ring. Over at the Main Stage, music lovers can groove to the tunes of The Settlement, Dr. Bacon, The Kind Thieves, Beats Antique, and Big Something from 4 pm to 1:30 am.

Workshops

At Mountain Music Festival, attendees are encouraged to leave with more than just memories. The festival offers diverse workshops designed to inspire and educate, ensuring that participants depart with new skills and hobbies to enjoy long after the event concludes. Workshops include hair braiding circles, yoga classes, hoop dance tutorials, and art sessions, available from 10 am to 5:30 pm on Friday and from 10 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday.

Vendors and Performers

Vendors at the festival offer everything from mouthwatering burgers and BBQs to unique handmade crafts and artwork. Visitors can also marvel at the talent of visual artists displaying their creations in the Pigment Sanctuary or be enchanted by the performances of flow artists, fire dancers, and stilt walkers scattered throughout Wonderland Mountain.

Other Activities

At the Mountain Music Festival, the experience goes beyond just music. Located within the sprawling ACE Adventure Resort, spanning 0.6 hectares (1,500 acres), the festival grounds are nestled in the heart of the scenic New River Gorge outside of Fayetteville. Here, thrill-seekers have a chance to immerse themselves in adrenaline-pumping adventures, including whitewater rafting on the New River, zip-lining, rock climbing, serene hikes, and world-class mountain biking trails. Those seeking a more relaxed pace can enjoy stand-up paddleboarding, paintball, or mud racing. Additionally, the festival site boasts a waterpark, adding to the excitement and providing a perfect way to cool off.

Tickets

General Admission 2-Day Passes, priced at $175, grant access to the festival on both Friday and Saturday, including music performances, camping facilities, and General Admission Parking Pass. VIP Admission 2-Day Passes are currently sold out. Single-day options are available for $99, providing access to the festival on Friday or Saturday. Please note that camping is not included with single-day passes. Additionally, attendees can purchase Water Park Passes for $25, granting all-day access to the ACE Adventure Water Park.

Camping

While ACE remains open around the clock, the campground welcomes new guests starting at 10 am each day. Additionally, the Welcome Center greets visitors bright and early at 7 am. Attendees are encouraged to bring their tents and comfy chairs. The camping setup at MMFest is car camping, allowing you to park your vehicle upon arrival and set up camp right next to it. With ample space available, you'll have plenty of room to create your own home away from home. The Resort also provides comfortable cabins, bathrooms and showers, so the camping experience is taken to the next level.

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