BIG BULL FALLS BLUES FEST
August 19-20, 2016 at Fern Island Park
SATURDAY, August 20
(Gates open at Noon. No Carry-ins)
9:00pm Elvin Bishop
7:00pm John Mayall
5:00pm Tommy Castro
3:00pm Matthew Skoller
1:00pm Renee Austin
FRIDAY, August 19
(Gates open at 4pm. No Carry-ins)
9:00pm Guitar Shorty
7:00pm Big Bull All-Stars Featuring: John Altenburgh, Otis McLennon, Chris O'Keefe & Mitch Viegut
5:00pm Big N Tasty
Choose from the drop down the type of tickets you would like purchase and then select "Add to Cart." This will then take you to Paypal where you can then adjust the quantity desired.
You may also call 877-220-7340 to order tickets over the phone or download the file below to mail in your ticket order.
2-Day General Admission: $45 in advance, $50 at gate
Saturday Only General Admission: $40
Friday Only General Admission: $15
2-Day VIP Admission: $105
No Carry-Ins are allowed.
Carry-ins are not allowed. A cooler full of ice only will be allowed. Large backpacks/bags will be subject to inspection.
Lawn chairs are permitted. Tents and awnings of any kind are NOT permitted. VIP tickets do not include a chair to keep. Please bring your own chair. There are plastic ones in the VIP area but if you want to sit elsewhere, we suggest bringing a chair!
There are several hotels within 2 miles of the event including the Super 8, Plaza, and La Quinta. There are also the hotels of The Courtyard, Super 8 Rib Mountain and hotels in Weston and Rothschild.
We do not offer camping through the event. The Marathon County Parks Department offers various camp grounds. Contact them directly at 715-261-1550.
No pets are allowed at the Blues Fest.
There will be an ATM on-site
Big Bull Falls Blues Fest will take credit cards on-site for admission to the festival. All beverages and food must be bought with cash.
Smoking is allowed outside the tents. NOT under the tents.
Food and Drinks will be sold at the fest. There will be a variety of vendors. There are no carry-ins allowed.
The festival will happen rain or shine!
There will be festival apparel for sale on-site!
The lot directly in front of the event is reserved for Handicap Parking only. Please use the city lots on River Drive including the Oak Island Lot.
Photos from past years!
Fern Island Park is located at:
500 River Drive
Wausau, WI 54403