Nelson Ledges Quarry Park to host Grateful Fest 2019 in Garrettsville OH from July 4th-7th

Nelson Ledges Quarry Park, eastern Ohio’s premier vacation destination, is proud to once again host Grateful Fest, a festival devoted to all things Grateful Dead. The four-day festival begins on the 4th of July and runs till Sunday the 7th, with music on Thursday till Saturday. All the music presented at the fest is influenced by the Grateful Dead in some fashion, but are not all strictly Dead tribute bands. The team at Nelson Ledges excitedly shares, “As one of our most popular events of the year, we’ll have hiking, biking, camping, swimming, cliff diving, sunbathing, sand volleyball, full-court basketball, every type of food vending, our legendary fireworks over the water & more!” Buy your festival tickets at this link (camping is included with price of admission) and RSVP to the Facebook event here.



• Wanyama


• Terrapin Moon

• Zuffalo

• John Welton & The Awakening


• Bob Niederriter Trio

• Blue Moon Soup

The JiMiller Band

• Into the Blue

About John Welton and the Awakening

John Welton & The Awakening is a band that is sure to touch your heart and keep you dancing. Every song seems to speak directly to all who within earshot. With cleverly written lyrics, humor, big harmonies and a genuine connection to the crowd, this is a band that ALWAYS leaves an impact on any event they attend.

About Into the Blue

Into The Blue is a 7-piece band that plays all Grateful Dead songs, strategic set lists designed to help people get down and boogie. 12 years strong, this band has matured into a well oiled machine. They are based in Cleveland, Ohio.

About Blue Moon Soup

Blue Moon Soup, the acoustic folk quartet from Yellow Springs, Ohio, entrances audiences with an eclectic mix of jam band staples, folk and bluegrass traditional standards, and original tunes that fuse folk and psychedelia to establish a unique identity in an increasingly homogenized musical landscape.

About Nelson Ledges

The scenic Nelson Ledges Quarry Park is a great place to camp, swim, hike, sunbathe, attend music festivals, or just plain hang out. The park is a beautiful landscape made up of 250 acres of forest, meadows, streams, rock ledges, fishing lakes, and of course the quarry itself. There are also more than 400 campsites, some deep in the woods, some along the Quarry, and others in secluded meadows. Nelson Ledges is an ideal venue for weekend-long music festivals and has a packed roster for the 2019 season.


Grateful Fest 2019

Nelson Ledges Quarry Park
12001 Nelson Ledge Rd, Garrettsville, OH 44231
July 4th-7th, 2019