WoodFest

At WoodFest, an all-day event at Camp Wood YMCA near Cottonwood Falls, nationally-known musicians teach players of all ages, instruments, and experience in dozens of workshops. Non-players are encouraged to pick up an instrument and try it themselves. Outside in the Flint Hills that surround camp, families can experience the natural beauty through nature walks, horseback riding and art classes. Join us for a weekend full of music, nature, and fun!

Free range music & fun


WoodFest is a music-based weekend gathering sponsored by Symphony in the Flint Hills and held at Camp Wood YMCA near Emporia each fall. This year’s event is September 28, 2019.

Music

All day Saturday, nationally known musicians teach players of all ages, instruments, and experience in dozens of WoodFest Workshops. Non-players are encouraged to pick up an instrument and try it themselves. Highlights include a Saturday evening concert by award-winning musicians, including Eugene Friesen, Max O’Rourke, Jason Anick and the WoodFest Symphonia. The weekend closes Sunday with WoodFest Sunrise as Grammy-Winner Eugene Friesen plays a final moving tribute to the weekend’s hosts, the Flint Hills.

Activity Schedule

In addition to the music-based activities of WoodFest, families can experience WoodFest Wild through nature walks, horse riding, stories from area cowboys, painting, art, and more.

The 2019 Woodfest schedule and registration info is coming soon.

Registration

WoodFest Big Bluestem Pass: $150
Bring up to 8 friends or family members. All ages. One person must be an adult. Includes three meals, WoodFest Workshops, Wild Experiences and Sunset and Sunrise Concerts.

WoodFest Little Bluestem Pass: $85
Bring up to 4 friends or family members. All ages. One person must be an adult. Includes three meals, WoodFest Workshops, Wild Experiences and Sunset and Sunrise Concerts.

WoodFest Individual Pass: $50
One participant. Includes three meals, WoodFest Workshops, Wild Experiences and Sunset and Sunrise Concerts.

WoodFest Sunset Concert and Dinner Only Pass: $50
One person. No guests. Includes dinner and admission to the Sunset and Sunrise Concerts. Reservations are required.

Questions about registration? Call 620-273-8955.

*Arena horseback rides, additional $10 for all ages. Trail horseback rides, additional $20 for ages 9 and over.

Photo by Dave Leiker
Photo by Dave Leiker
Photo by Dave Leiker