Logo: Susquehanna Folk Music Society
Central Pennsylvania's grass-roots voice for folk music and dance!


for the Susquehanna Folk Festival

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A man makes a limberjack dance while another plays banjo
A woman helps two little girls with an activity
Two men prepare the stage for performers


Festival volunteers get FREE ADMISSION on the day of their shift, or can purchase an All-Festival Pass for only $25. Volunteers who commit to two or more shifts get a FREE ALL-FESTIVAL PASS. Come join us!


Ticket prices at the gate will be higher.

Your festival ticket includes...
  • multiple stages of music plus the Dance Hall
  • workshops and activities including the Young Folks Zone, Liars Contest and Emerging Artist Showcase
  • secure storage for instruments and belongings
  • a printed guidebook
  • convenient free off-street parking.

IN ADVANCE: An All-Festival Pass is $100.

Kids 12 and under are FREE. Day passes are $20-$60. SFMS member discount is $10 per ticket. Other discounts may apply.


An All-Festival Pass at the gate is $120, and day passes are $25-$75.

Camping is $76 per vehicle

(hookups available for an extra fee) and each person camping at your site must have an All-Festival pass.

COVID policy for the festival

For the Festival, we will follow CDC recommendations for York County, PA at the time of the festival.

Currently, that means:

  • Vaccination NOT required for admission
    Negative test result NOT required for admission
    Guests may choose to mask at any time
  • Mask-wearing is ENCOURAGED indoors as a courtesy to others but not required
  • Mask-wearing is REQUIRED at Contra Dance and Bal Folk Dance events, at the request of those dance communities
  • If you have symptoms, have tested positive, or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please wear a mask or stay home to protect others.

SFMS is committed to creating a festival that is as safe as possible for visitors, volunteers and artists. Advance ticket purchasers will be notified of policy updates, and the policy will be posted here.

Tickets are not refundable

unless we must cancel the festival.