Appalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association

2023 Events @ the Park:

34th Annual AFBA Festival   – 8/3-8/6
Member Meeting   –  Sun 8/27 @ 10:30
September Shindig  –  Sat 9/9 @ 12:00
Member Meeting  – Sun 9/10 @ 10:30
Festival Follow-Up   –  Sun 9/10 @ 1:00

Shindigs2023 Festival


The Annual AFBA Festival is held the weekend of the first Saturday in August and has been enriching the community at Mountain View Park for over 30 years

 August 3rd thru 6th, 2023

Main Stage

Backwood Stage


Kids Activities



    Indoor Shindigs are held at        

Dyer E Bray Home                                202 Washington Blvd (Rt. 191)    Bangor, PA 18013

  9/9, 10/8, 11/12 and 12/10 in 2023 

Outdoor shindigs are held at Mountain View Park 206 E. Mountain Rd, Wind Gap, PA 18091 

5/14 and 9/10 2022 

Camping is available for the weekend. The Gate opens at 5:00 on Friday. Fees: $5 per person per night; $5 for electric per campsite per night   


Learn more about what membership means at the AFBA. Come to one of our events and register! It’s affordable and fun! Both Social & Active Memberships are just $15 / year!

Park Rentals

 AFBA’s 30-acre Mountain View Park is available for rent for your next special event! It has been the site of weddings, Pow-Wows and several other unique musical events.


Sponsor one of our Shindigs or Festival! We offer several advertising opportunities in return for your support. Receive recognition for your business throughout the year!

About Us

The mission of the AFBA is to preserve and promote a unique form of American Country Folk Music and to educate the membership and general public on Bluegrass Music.

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“Still attracting top music talent in Bluegrass and country. Great venue to camp and listen or join it the many jams throughout the park. Over the past 20 years…”

John McCarty

“Great organization and they put on fabulous festivals!!! Super family friendly atmosphere!!”

Stephanie Mahnken

Come on out for some good, good Bluegrass!