49th Walnut Valley Festival

September 15 - 19, 2021

National Flat-Picking Championships
Winfield, KS

49th Walnut Valley Festival has been postponed
to September 2021 due to COVID-19 Concerns

All tickets previously sold for WVF 49 will be valid for entry in September 2021. Tickets are also currently available for purchase.

Land Rush Preregistration (All info for 2019; Will update soon for 2021)

Preregistration Open July 1 - 31, 2019!

You may preregister for Land Rush by prepaying for 1 camping spot or 2 (maximum), as well as electricity for those spots, if desired.  You may preregister online, by phone or in person at WVA office, beginning 9am on July 1.  At time of preregistration a timestamp will be used to place you in the queue and then assign you to a line, A-F.  We will take preregistrations by mail-in forms, but your place in the queue will depend on when we process your order.  After July 31 you will receive a form (by email if desired, by regular mail for others), notifying you of which row you need to line up in on or after August 29th.

Picking A Campsite
All Kinds of Campers Camp at the Walnut Valley Festival
Lining Up For Land Rush

Important Dates

August 29 — Initial Line Rush

September 7 — Number Day

September 12–Land Rush

Please Note

  • Everyone choosing to pre-pay camping fees must understand and agree to take part in Sorting Day on August 31.
  • Everyone participating in the Pre-Lineup will have to pay the City Fees on Sorting Day.  Additionally, they will be responsible for paying other camping fees prior to August 31.

Rough Camping

(No Electric)
$ 150
  • Camping, Sept 7-21 (15 days)
  • NO Electric


With Electric From Land Rush
$ 240
  • Camping, Sept 7-21 (15 days)
  • Electric from Land Rush to end of Festival, Sept 12-21 (10 days)


With Electric From Sorting Day
$ 285
  • Camping, Sept 7-21 (15 days)
  • Electric from Number Day to end of Festival, Sept 7-21 (15 days)

Land Rush Preregistration Has Ended

If you would still like to participate in Land Rush, you may simply show up on August 29, park in Row G, and wait for your turn to advance into the staging areas for West or Pecan Grove campgrounds. Be aware, though, that those who have preregistered, in rows A-F, will advance into the staging areas before your line. And if you arrive after the process has begun, you will need to proceed to waiting area at the front gate. Those who show up after August 29 will be put at the end of the line for Land Rush.

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Office Hours

Post-Festival through May

9am-Noon; 1pm to 5pm

June through August 2nd


August 3rd through September 7th