FRIDAY, AUGUST 16
9pm: Albert Castiglia
7pm: Lindsay Beaver
5pm: Big Al Dorn
Beer Tent: Dee Miller Band
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
9pm: Southern Hospitality
7pm: Sugaray Rayford
5pm: Blues Beatles
3pm: Nikki Hill
1pm: Kevin Burt
Beer Tent: Swinging Johnsons featuring Erin Krebs
Purchase General Admission Tickets at the Gate
VIP Tickets Sold Out
2019 Ticket Prices
Day-Of prices are slightly higher. Credit cards are accepted for day-of ticket sales. Cash for everything else. ATM on site.
2-Day General Admission: $50 in advance, $55 at gate
Saturday Only General Admission: $45 in advance, $50 at gate
Friday Only General Admission: $15
No Carry-Ins are allowed.
No refunds on tickets.
VIP TICKETS: $130
-4 drink tickets
-Friday & Saturday night meals
-Access to front of stage (standing room only)
-Separate VIP area with separate bar, restrooms, seating
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! If there is lightning, we will have to stop the music.
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