• 2016 Lineup

    We are pleased to announce our Phase One Artists for 2016. Stay tuned for more artist announcements over the coming months. Read More
  • Box Office Hours

    Box Office Hours: The gates, and box office, will open at 8:00 am. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Tickets will be available at the gate.
  • 2015 Photo Gallery

    Relive some of the highlights from the 2015 Kate Wolf Music Festival. Tickets go on sale for the 2016 festival December 4th at 12 noon! Read More
  • 2016 Promo Video

    Check out our FIRST promo video! Many thanks to Jesse Block for his expert editing, Chad Rae for his excellent video footage, and to everyone who participated.

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  • Message To Fans

    A message to our dedicated festival fans… Last year, after many years of increasing requests, we expanded our festival to include a 4th day by opening our facility on Thursday, a day earlier than usual. In an attempt to make this change work for everyone we decided to open the parking gates at 12 noon, instead of our usual 7 am; allowing people to stay home the night before and arrive without having Read More
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About Kate Wolf Music Festival

Festival Features:

  • Four stages of Music on 150 acres
  • Beautiful On Site Camping In Old Growth Oak Trees
  • Workshops
  • Kids' Area
  • Hatha Yoga & Tai-Chi
  • Music Jamming Area
  • Flowing creek
  • Hobo Jungle

The annual Kate Wolf Music Festival is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a great weekend with friends, family and lovers of fabulous music. Black Oak Ranch, the Mendocino home to the Hog Farm and Camp Winnarainbow-a circus camp for kids, is three hours north of San Fancisco and two hours south of Arcata.

"I had a WONDERFUL time in every way at KW. I believe that it's the best, the single best, festival I've ever been to."— Gretchen Giles (longtime former editor of the North Bay Bohemian newspaper)

"I love the Kate Wolf Festival because it's so laid back and hip with real 'from the heart' music in a beautiful natural setting…it reminds me of the good ol' days. Hey! These ARE the good ol' days when you're at The Kate Wolf Festival..."— Charlie Musselwhite.

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2016 Poster

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2016 Music Player


Greening Initiative

Deposits on reusable plates and cups. Part of our ongoing efforts to present as green a festival as is possible.

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Yoga, Ukulele Jam Circle, Open Mic, Hobo Jungle, & so much more

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Kids Open Mic, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Surprise Artist Appearances, and so much more!

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International Food Court

From crepes to pizza, raw food delights and Asian delicacies, we have you covered!

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