Journey to Quiet Valley Ranch in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, just 9 miles south of Kerrville, and you will find a one-of-a-kind music festival featuring over 100 performers.
A one-hour drive from San Antonio and a two-hour drive from Austin makes this event the perfect addition to any Central Texas trip. The Kerrville Folk Festival was founded by Rod Kennedy in 1972, and as many as 30,000 guests come from all over the world to experience the event today. It is the longest continuously running music festival in North America and is a Mecca in the songwriting community. Spanning 18 straight days and nights from May 23 - June 9, activities for all ages focus on developing artistic expression, the art of songwriting, and fostering a creative environment.
In addition to evenings full of live music from renowned artists, the festival holds a host of day time activities including children’s concerts, YAPI (Young Artists’ Performance Incubator), a universities campus songwriters competition, a Grassy Hill New Folk Competition, a songwriters school, harmonica and guitar lessons, hill country bike rides, canoeing on the Guadalupe River, guided nature walks, Saturday Shabbat services, and Sunday folk song services.