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  • Where is The Charleston Bluegrass Festival?
    Givhans Ferry State Park: 746 County Rd S-18-30, Ridgeville, SC 29472
  • Are sponsorship opportunities still available?
    Yes, please email Ean Wolf at
  • Are there vending opportunities available?
    Yes! Please send us an email with your vendor inquiry to
  • Does Uber or Lyft operate in this area?
    Yes, there will be a pick-up & drop-off for both point close to the entrance of the festival.
  • Is this event family friendly?
    Yes, kids 8 under are free.
  • What is NOT ALLOWED in the Festival Grounds?
    Outside alcohol in music parks Illegal drugs Glass in any form Weapons of any type including guns, knives, shovels, hammers Fireworks Large coolers of any kind Wheeled coolers Food items Selfie sticks Laser pointers Rage sticks / festival totems Drones Umbrellas
  • What IS ALLOWED in the Festival Grounds?
    Sealed plastic water bottles Sealed non-alcoholic beverages All bags are subject to search Small carry coolers are allowed & subject to search Any food must be for explained dietary reasons or for children’s needs Empty containers such as Camelbacks or reusable water bottles Folding chairs – allowed past a certain distance from the stage Walking canes Baby strollers
  • What is the refund policy?
    The Charleston Bluegrass Festival is a rain or shine event. All sales are final.
  • Can I bring my bike?
    Bicycles are allowed and encouraged! There are 60 miles of wooded trails to enjoy.
  • Can I bring my service dog?
    Legitimate service dogs must wear their service vests at all times. Owners must show proof the animal is up-to-date on recent rabies vaccinations. No pets are allowed.
  • How big are the grounds?
    The Woodlands Nature Reserve boasts 6,000 acres of pristine natural beauty including 11 freshwater lakes, a black swamp, & 60 miles of trails.
  • Can I bring my kayak?
    Yes, please do. Just be sure to not do anything that would potentially harm any wildlife. Your cooperation with our conservation efforts is appreciated.
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