What/where is it?
This one-day outdoor festival specialises in folk, blues, alt country, roots, Celtic and acoustic rock. The event takes place in the beautiful rural setting of Appel Farm's 176-acre home in southern New Jersey, just 40 minutes from Philadelphia.
How much does it cost?
Admission for children aged from three- to 12-years-old is $5. Childrenaged two and under are admitted for free.
Adult tickets are $40 for bookings in May, rising to $50 for bookings made in July. Tickets for seniors, students and military families in May is $35, rising to $45 when booking in July.
Artists include singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, Colin Hay (of Men At Work),Delta Rae, Iris DeMent, John Gorka,Brother Joscephus and The Love Revolution and Caravan of Thieves.
Why will the family love it?
The festival is a laidback, well-organised event with something for all ages. A highlight of the event is the Children's Village where patrons can enjoy performances of puppet theatre, magicians, jugglers and storytellers. The arts and crafts area includes activities such as beading, hat-making, mini murals and a "Little Kids Area" for toddlers!
Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival