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The Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival would not be possible without the support of our community. 

Our Festival Partners are listed below. 

Welcome to the home page of The Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival:

The signature event for the city of West Plains, Missouri.

The Old-Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday June 7 and 8, 2024.

Festival hours both days: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., with music starting at noon each day.

We’re so anxious to see our precious artists and artisans return to West Plains!

Looking forward to seeing all of you then!


Come celebrate Old Time music and the distinctive culture of the Ozarks Highlands.  Held the first Friday/Saturday in June each year in West Plains, Missouri.  

Festival site reaches from the West Plains Civic Center grounds, up East Main and includes Court Square. 

Three ideas are central to the festival:

  • Acknowledgement of the many able local performers

  • The need to save these expressive traditions

  • Maintaining a focus of authenticity

Old-Time Music will be performed from our stages, featuring outstanding local and regional artists representing the musical traditions of the Ozarks

(What is Old-Time Music?)


Selected by the American Bus Association as a top 100 event for North America!

Selected by the American Bus Association as a top 100 Event for North America!

Festival contact information:

Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival

c/o West Plains Council on the Arts

P O Box 339

West Plains, MO 65775

Phone  contact via the Ozark Heritage Welcome Center


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