As summer comes to an end and the leaves begin to change, September is the perfect month for a road trip adventure with your RV. For music enthusiasts and travelers, it’s an excellent opportunity to combine both passions by attending RV-friendly music festivals. These festivals provide a unique experience, allowing you to enjoy your favorite bands and artists while camping amidst breathtaking natural settings. In this article, we present the best RV-friendly music festivals taking place in September 2023, promising an unforgettable fusion of music, nature, and camaraderie.
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Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival (September 1-3 2023)
Location: Woodstown, New Jersey
The Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival has been bringing together some of the Northeast’s best bluegrass acts since 1990. The whole shindig goes down at the Salem County Fairgrounds located in New Jersey’s rolling farmlands. Because it’s at a fairgrounds, the whole festival becomes an RVers paradise due to ample on-site camping.
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion (September 8-10, 2023)
Location: Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia
Dubbed the “Birthplace of Country Music,” Bristol hosts the Rhythm & Roots Reunion, a festival that pays homage to its rich musical heritage. Set along the state line of Tennessee and Virginia, this event offers RV camping spots to immerse festival-goers in the heart of Americana, folk, and bluegrass sounds.
Telluride Blues & Brews Festival (September 15-17, 2023)
Location: Telluride, Colorado
Nestled in the majestic San Juan Mountains, the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is a three-day celebration of blues music and craft beer. The festival’s camping grounds provide a perfect setting to enjoy live performances from renowned blues artists while taking in the stunning scenery. Besides the music, attendees can indulge in a wide selection of craft brews from Colorado’s finest breweries.
Bourbon & Beyond (September 14-17, 2023)
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
If you’re an RV enthusiast who appreciates fine bourbon and excellent music, Bourbon & Beyond is the festival for you. Held at the historic Louisville Waterfront Park, this festival combines world-class musicians, celebrity chefs, and bourbon tastings. RV camping facilities are available nearby, providing an ideal base to explore Kentucky’s bourbon country.
Americanafest (September 19th-23rd, 2023)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Americanafest is a multi-venue music festival in the heart of Music City, Nashville. Showcasing the best of Americana, folk, and country music, this festival features both established and emerging artists. There are RV camping options at nearby parks and campgrounds, it’s an excellent opportunity to explore the iconic city’s music scene.
Sisters Folk Festival (September 29th – October 1, 2023)
Location: Sisters, Oregon
Sisters Folk Festival is part festival, part folk workshops, and part camping extravaganza. Spread over three days, this longstanding event closes out September by taking over this little Oregon town and showing off some of the best folk acts from around the country. Camp Pondaroo is the one-stop spot where you can camp out and get your groove on to Bluegrass and Americana for several days.
September 2023 promises a lineup of RV-friendly music festivals that cater to various musical tastes, from blues and country to rock and folk. These festivals not only offer captivating performances but also provide the chance to connect with fellow music lovers in a natural and relaxed setting. Whether you’re exploring the mountains of Colorado or the desert of California, these events present the perfect opportunity to combine your love for music and adventure, creating memories that will last a lifetime. So, pack your RV, grab your favorite playlist, and embark on a musical journey to one of these incredible festivals for an experience like no other.
P.S. Remember to please be respectful of your host’s property and rules when taking your RV to a music festival.