Future Festival Dates

Future Festival Dates

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

August 07-10, 2014
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:

Ariel Corporation

First Knox National Bank

Time Warner Cable

Our Festival Media Sponsors are:



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Festival Applications

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!

Other Festival Forms


Crafts & Trades Show

Juried Fine Arts Show

Cheerleading Competition

Stage Plot

Buy Tickets Now!

Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers will be performing on Saturday, August 9. A limited amount of reserved seating has been set aside for this concert. Purchase Tickets Now!