July 18th to 20th, 2019 · Minden Fairgrounds · Minden, Ontario, Canada

Welcome to our 9th annual Bluegrass Festival!!

Just a reminder about our new starting time
2PM on Friday the 19th
Plan to be here early

Whether you are camping or coming just for the day we are again offering for your enjoyment another exciting line up showcasing great bluegrass talent.

Our headliner this year is from North Carolina, USA: The Garrett Newton Band

and from Canada we are featuring:

Bill White And White Pine

The Barn Katz

Traditionally Wound

Acoustical Strings

Northern Sons

Country Road 44

The Tebworth Brothers

  • Why not arrive earlier in the week and relax before the festival begins.
  • We offer additional camping starting Monday July the 15th through to Thursday the 18th.
  • For our early campers we have the Thursday Night Band Scramble on the 18th from 7 to 9 pm.
  • The festival is again starting at 2 pm on Friday the 19th and finishes Saturday evening the 20th.
  • Jam into the Saturday evening and leave anytime Sunday at your leisure. There will be no performances on the Sunday.
  • Want to miss the Sunday traffic? Camp over Sunday night for $10 and leave early Monday morning.

We are now taking reservations for camp sites. Be sure to book early to take advantage of early bird prices and securing a camping spot that either meets your requirements, is closest to the stage or is with your friends.

On behalf of the Rotary Club of Minden and our partners, the Minden Kin, the Township of Minden Hills, Celebrate Ontario, and the County of Haliburton, we look forward to seeing you in July!!

Dennis Casey

Bluegrass Coordinator
Rotary Club of Minden


Minden Bluegrass Bulletin Board

  • 2018 50/50 Draw winners:
    • Friday: Frank Carlin – $212.50
    • Saturday: Lois Lamiere – $230.00
    • Winner of the Bill Monroe painting was – Jane Leavis

Haliburton Highlands and Minden Hills…
…in the middle of everywhere!