Strings and Threads Bluegrass Festival

In addition to three packed days of wonderful bluegrass music, you can enjoy workshops, events and family fun the entire week of the festival. Get ready to pull some strings to get to Yreka, CA, your high mountain venue for bluegrass this summer.


Greetings folks, and welcome to the home of the Siskiyou Strings and Threads Bluegrass Festival! Since 2004, Siskiyou County has been a signature destination for bluegrass festival fans. While the longstanding Scott Valley Bluegrass Festival is no longer active, you can still enjoy fantastic bluegrass music in the historic setting of Siskyou County.

The Venue | Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds, Yreka CA

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The Siskiyou Golden Fairground is conveniently located right off of Interstate 5 at the South end of Yreka, California. The fairground features 100 RV hook-up sites with dedicated 30 amp power and water. There is great grassy, shaded tent camping areas as well. The grassy audience seating is surrounded by tall cottonwood trees that provide shade all day long. There are several flush toilet bathrooms, and plenty of showers for everyone. Need shopping? Raley’s and a Super Walmart are located within a mile of the fairground. Interested in other things to do while you’re at the festival? Take your pick: Siskiyou County features plenty of fishing, hiking, mountain biking and sightseeing to keep you occupied.




Attend workshops with headliners and experts or spin threads with a community of quilters in our air conditioned quilter’s building all week.


Pancake breakfast, workshops and quilters community.


Pancake breakfast, workshops and quilters community. Don’t miss the first annual corn on the cob and cornbread feed.


Pancake breakfast, workshops, classes and quilters. Don’t miss Thursday night’s festival-wide potluck dinner and Old Time Jubilee as musicians line the walkways in historical downtown Yreka and perform from 6-9pm.



Headliners take the stage. Hit the dance floor on Friday and Saturday Night for a foot stomping good time for two evenings of dancing after the stage shows. Enjoy the long weekend as headlining musicians take the stage through Sunday evening. Enjoy a special gospel performance on Sunday morning, from 9-10am.