Future Festival Dates

Future Festival Dates

The Festival is always scheduled the second weekend of August that begins with the second Friday.

Future dates include:

August 13-16, 2015
August 11-14, 2016
August 10-13, 2017
August 09-12, 2018
August 08-11, 2019

Note: This schedule is provided as a courtesy for planning purposes. It is subject to change without notice.

Festival Sponsors

The Festival is sponsored, in part, by:

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First Knox National Bank

Time Warner Cable

Our Festival Media Sponsors are:

WMVO Web

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Mount Vernon News

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Friends of the Festival

The Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival is the premier event of the year in Downtown Mount Vernon. Your help is needed to help perpetuate the Festival. Please consider becoming a Friend of the Festival!

Dan Emmett Festival Video Contest

The Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival is sponsoring its second annual Video Contest! The goal for this contest is for participants to create and submit videos that promote the Festival in a positive way, showcasing any or all of the variety of experiences the Festival has to offer. The top 5 videos will be posted here on the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival website! Get out your cameras and have some fun!

Buy Tickets Now!

Crystal Gayle will perform on Saturday, August 15 at 9:30 p.m., opened by T. G. Sheppard at 6:30 p.m. A limited amount of reserved seating has been set aside for both concerts. Purchase Tickets Now!

Request an Application

We are still working on our 2015 Vendor Application.  If you are interested in having a booth at the 2015 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival, click on the link below to be added to our mailing list, and we will send you the appropriate application as soon as they are available!

Request a Vendor Application

2014 Video Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2014 Video Contest Winners!

Best Professional - Exit Eleven Media

Best Organization/Business - Creative Foundations

Best Amateur - Lacey Blubaugh

View them in our Video Gallery!

Festival Results