Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival

Admission to Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival is free.

  • When: August 11 – 14, 2016 (Always Thursday through Sunday of the second week of August)
  • Where: (Map It) downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Phone: 800-837-5282 or 740-392-FEST (3378)
  • Web: www.DanEmmettFestival.org

Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival:  Music, crafts, cars, competitions, shows, historical tours, and family fun abound at the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival. Held to celebrate the legacy of Daniel Decatur Emmett, author of such songs as “Dixie” and “Turkey in the Straw,” the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival showcases artists and musicians performing such styles as bluegrass, country, folk, oldies, rock-n-roll, Christian and big band. The festival’s trademark is its outstanding music and entertainment format and an artisan and handmade crafts exhibition.