The 2019 Folk Festival of Music & Dance
in Gays Mills Wisconsin, May 10th, 11th, & 12th
The Sweet Sheiks
Spencer and Rains   Lou Shields  

Admission Prices ~ Press Release ~ Schedule of Activities and Workshops 

NEW LOCATION! All activities will be held at the New Community Center on Highway 131, Gays Mills. This year's festivities will start off with a Square Dance on Friday Night, May 10th at 7:00pm. The Folk Fest String Band will be providing the tunes, and live callers will be leading the dances: Circles, Squares, Contras, Reels. All ages and all experience levels welcome. 

On Saturday, join us for Jamming, May Crown Making, Maypole Dance, Open Stage, and Workshops.   The Fest will go on, rain or shine!

Saturday's affair will continue with a 7:00 evening concert with performances by  The Sweet Sheiks, Spencer and Rains, and Lou Shields. A Sunday Morning Gospel Sing will wrap up the weekend's events.

Admission Prices

Tickets for individual events:

Friday Night Dance Only - adults/teens $7; kids 12 and under $2

Saturday Daytime Activities and Workshops - Free-will Donation
Saturday Night Concert Only - adults $17, kids $5
Sunday Morning Gospel Sing - Free-will Offering


Thanks to our sponsor WDRT.


The Gays Mills Folk Festival of Music and Dance is a project of the Kickapoo Cultural Exchange