Wide Open Bluegrass Street Festival Map

Streetfest 2018

We've expanded the footprint of this year's festival, and added some new features, including a Family Fun and Picnic area and Kids Zone in front of Memorial Auditorium.


Wide Open Bluegrass Streetfest 2018
Quiet spaces will be located along the festival footprint for people or families who need a low sensory environment away from the crowds and noise." Please refer to the accessibility section.
The StreetFest is free and open to the public, and there are a variety of free events that will take place in the Raleigh Convention Center during the festival as well.
Most of the events taking place during Wide Open Bluegrass are on the street level with the roads closed off to motor vehicles starting Thursday night. Fayetteville Street is more than half a mile long, so there will be some distances to travel between certain stages. All street-level activities are physically accessible, but please be aware that Fayetteville Street and and its sidewalks will be crowded during the event.
There is plenty to see and do on your way between events, even when those events are blocks apart. In the evenings, Raleigh’s team of rickshaw drivers can be a great option for moving from one event to another in a cost-effective way.
You can avoid some crowding by going up or down a block to Wilmington or Salisbury streets and then returning to Fayetteville via one of the cross streets. Do note that some streets have a slight uphill pitch to them, especially the side streets: Martin, Davie, and Hargett.
The ticketed portion of Wide Open Bluegrass takes place in Red Hat Amphitheater
Volunteers in red T-shirts will be around the festival - please ask someone if you have a question.