Hungry Mother Festival

July 16-18, 2021

The beloved arts festival is back in 2021! Located in Hungry Mother State Park, this free festival includes juried arts and crafts, live music, and all of your favorite festival foods. 

The annual Hungry Mother Festival is the longest running festival in Virginia to be held in a State Park. The Hungry Mother Festival is sponsored by the Art League of Marion, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of art, theater, and music. Proceeds from the festival fund a variety of cultural activities including art scholarships and a county-wide art show for high school students. The Hungry Mother Festival brings together arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, live music, food, and family fun. All set in beautiful Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, Virginia.

The 2021 Hungry Mother Festival entertainment schedule

Live music is back for the 48th Annual Hungry Mother Festival! Check out the entertainment schedule for the 2021 Festival below. The 3-day event is always held the third weekend in July, rain or shine.

The 48th Annual Hungry Mother Festival will be held July 16 – 18, 2021.
Entertainment Schedule

Friday July 16, 2021

While you browse the many arts and crafts vendors at the Festival, enjoy recorded music that is a mix of folk and bluegrass, creating a rustic ambiance around the Park.

Saturday July 17, 2021
10:30am – Morrison & Perkins

2:00pm – Logan Stanley and the Cumberland Mt. Boys

Sunday July 18, 2021
1:00pm – Simplicity Cloggers

2:30pm – Forsaken Heroes

Festival Arts and Craft hours are:

Friday 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Saturday 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Sunday 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Hungry Mother Festival named Best of Virginia!

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