Before the second weekend in August each year, lovers of country and mountain music leave their homes in time to be in Galax, VA for the Annual Old Fiddler’s Convention. Started in 1935, it is the oldest and largest fiddler’s convention in the world. Folks come from all over the world to perform and to see some of the greatest talent in bluegrass, old time and dancing.
Be sure to catch the Youth Competition on opening night, you will be amazed!
*Please Note: ticket prices range from $8 to $14 and tickets are only sold at the gate, CASH only*
Monday, August 7, 2023, 5:30 PM – Fiddlers’ Youth Competition
Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 6:00 PM – Old Time Fiddle, Dobro, and Mandolin Competitions
Wednesday, August 9, 2023, 6:00 PM – Bluegrass Fiddle, Dulcimer, and Bluegrass Banjo Competitions
Thursday, August 10, 2023, 6:00 PM – Clawhammer Banjo, Autoharp, and Guitar Competitions
Friday, August 11, 2023, 6:00 PM – Old Time Band and Bluegrass Band Competitions
Saturday, August 12, 2023, 12:00 PM – Folk Song and Flatfoot Dance Competitions
Saturday, August 12, 2023, 6:00 PM – Bluegrass Band and Old Time Band Competitions