About Our Festival
The Annual North Cascades Bluegrass Festival will once again bring together bluegrass fans and performers from across the world giving Whatcom County residents the opportunity to enjoy and experience a wide range of live Bluegrass music right here in our county. Our Sponsors make it possible to produce this fundraiser event to support our community. All donations and proceeds from the festival benefit the Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation (WPRF), a 501(c) (3) Non-Profit organization.
About Your Sponsorship
We expect to distribute between 2-3,000 Festival programs to our guests. The US Census Bureau determined that 29.3% of the population, that’s 51 million people who like bluegrass music and 1.8 million consider it their favorite type of music. In general, Bluegrass fans:
- Are active in sports and outdoor activities
- Are Avid gardeners and readers
- Make their own home improvements & repairs
- Attend cultural events and festivals
- Tend to fall into the 25-54 age range
- Actively support businesses who support bluegrass music
7 Nights of Camping
The campground is opening at noon on Tuesday the week of the festival and closes at noon on the Tuesday following Labor Day. Our campers travel from Seattle, British Columbia, eastern Washington, northern California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and the list keeps growing. Campers refer to our printed and online program as a guide to finding local businesses for food, merchandise, and services.