Traditional Music Festival

George Portz Traditional Music Festival

10th Traditional Music Festival

Saturday & Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2023
12 to 6pm each day

Larry G. Crites Memorial Park 
2221 Sunshine Drive
Festus, MO 63028

Festival is located at Crites Park 1 mile off Interstate 55 (follow signs).

Join Us!

Come enjoy the annual Festus, MO Traditional Music Festival with emcee George Portz (National Open Fiddle Champion). Great food and drinks will be available during the festival along with a huge craft show on both days. This event is sponsored by The Festus Missouri Parks and Recreation Board.

Craft Show Both Days

Craft Application Form

  • Emcee: George Portz
  • Great Food and Drink provided by Festus American Legion
  • Sponsored by the City of Festus Parks Department and Festus Tourism Committee


George Portz
105 South High Street
Shiloh, IL 62269
Phone: 618-632-1384
Email George Portz



Primitive tent camping and RVs allowed starting Friday at 5 p.m. No hook-ups available. $10/Night

Camping Application


Admission is $8 per person per day.  Children 10 and under are free.  "Free Parking"


  • Comfort Inn: 636-937-2888 (Host Motel $64.99 -Festival Rates)
  • Holiday Inn Express: 636-937-7100
  • La Quinta: 636-638-1600
  • Quality Inn: 636-937-0700

Featured Bands

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