Wander Down Music Festival

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Wander Down Music Festival

October 8-10

Leftover Salmon
The Way Down Wanderers
and more 

Enjoy three full days of live music, art, outdoor education workshops for all ages, barn dance, kids trick or treat in the artist village, band scramble, open mic, and much more at the Wander Down Music Festival!

The hosts of the event, The Way Down Wanderers, will play multiple sets throughout the weekend in addition to other Americana, Roots, and Bluegrass touring acts. In the event of inclement weather, the bands will play indoors.

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The Wander Down Music Festival is hosted by The Way Down Wanderers who play multiple sets throughout the weekend. Additional national roots, Americana and bluegrass touring acts will perform on the beautiful lake stage as well as the main stage, located at the heart of the festival grounds.

Music Lineup


This event features many different workshops, from environmental exploration to survival strategy to artistic workshops, including a variety of music workshops. All workshops are included in the price of your ticket. Workshops are first-come, first-serve. VIP ticket holders are guaranteed a spot in all classes.



There are many lodging options available, including car camping, on-site RV camping (NEW!), bunkhouses, cabins and hotel rooms. Purchase your weekend pass, then contact Touch of Nature directly, at 618-453-3946, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to reserve your lodging package. 


Food and Beverages

Our full-time catering team will be providing delicious, affordable, and healthy at our WDMF CAFÉ. Vegetarian and vegan options will be available, as well as coffee, snacks, and vending festival food outside of meal times. Meals are not included in your festival ticket but can be purchased in advance (at a discounted rate) or on site during the festival.

In order to ensure an enjoyable weekend, no outside alcohol will be allowed in the main festival grounds! Lodging guests 21 and older are allowed to bring in their own alcohol to their lodging quarters ONLY. We will be providing an onsite bar with a wide variety of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages at our WDMF Grill and Bar.

We are introducing the WDMF CAFÉ Meal Deals! Meal Deals is your one-stop shop for pre-festival
worry free planning! WDMF CAFÉ is now offering a pre-festival discounted meal pass to use during
the WDMF weekend at Touch of Nature’s WDMF CAFÉ.

  • Meal Deal 6 - A $60 value for $52. Receive 6-$10 meal passes.
  • Meal Deal 4 - A $40 value for $35. Receive 4-$10 meal passes.

7-10 a.m. Friday-Sunday

Lunch and Dinner:
3-9 p.m., Friday 
11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday 
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday