Visitors to Downtown Branson will be treated to the sweet sounds of fiddle music during the 26th Annual Fiddle Festival the first weekend of August. The Branson Fiddle Festival includes the Mid-America Fiddler’s Championship, demonstrations, entertainers strolling the streets of downtown, workshops and more. Slated for August 2-3, 2014, the event is in an all-new location this year but will keep its tradition of showcasing incredible talent.
Mid-America Fiddler’s Championship divisions include:
- Pee Wee (ages 9 and under)
- Junior (ages 10 through 16)
- Senior (ages 60 and over)
- Accompanist and Open (ages 17 – 60)
The grand prize winner will take home $1,000 with the other winners taking home prizes $25, $75, $100 and $125 in the Pee Wee division, $50, $100, $125 and $200 for Juniors, $100, $200 and $250 for seniors, $100, $200, $300 and $400 for Accompanist and $150, $300, $500 and $700 in the open division.
- PeeWee: 9:00am
- Juniors: 10:45am
- Announcement of Junior and Pee Wee Winners: 1:30pm
- Seniors: 1:45pm
- Accompanist Division: 2:15pm
- Open Division: 3:45pm
- Announcement of Senior and Accompanist Winners: 5:45pm
- Round Robin Finals: 6:00pm
- Announcement of Grand Prize Winner: 7:00pm
Throughout the day, festival activities will be located on Commercial Street, in front of the theater. Outdoor events and things to do include craft vendors, a critter meet and greet hosted by the Promised Land Zoo, balloon artists, carnival games, jugglers, strolling entertainment and live music. Delicious food will also be served, with pulled pork, buttery corn on the cob and brats some of the signature items.
Put on your toe-tappin’ boots and make plans to attend the Branson Fiddle Festival. It’s old-fashioned fun for the whole family.
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