Live music from musicians of varying genres as well as animal refuge demonstrations provide daily entertainment to those of all ages

Good Food

Come enjoy all your favorite festival foods--there's something for everyone!


Over 100 artisans sell hand-made jewelry, books by local authors, baskets, cloth items, furniture, glass, leather, photography, pottery, snacks, toys, wood crafts, and many one-of-a-kind items.

Family Fun

A Weekend of fun for the whole family, as can be seen in our photo galleries of past festivals.

Marion Virginia

Visitors can also go hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, paddle boating, and fishing at the longest-running festival to be held in a Virginia State Park.
2021 Entertainment List
2021 Entertainment List
Our entertainment includes live performances by bands and musicians in a variety of genres, workshops with master musicians on banjo, fiddle, cello, spoons, and washtub bass, and animal demonstrations.
2021 Exhibitor List
2021 Exhibitor List
Our arts and crafts exhibitors bring beautiful handcrafted works, including baskets, fabrics, food, glass, jewelry, pottery, soap, lotions, candles, wood, mixed mediums, and more!
2021 Food Vendor List
2021 Food Vendor List
A refreshing variety of festival foods will include funnel cakes, salsa, hand-dipped ice cream, dips, coated nuts, chicken-on-a-stick, fried oreos, kettle corn, tacos, baklava, shaved ice, wood-fired pizza, and more!

Directions to Hungry Mother Festival:

Set your GPS to:
Hungry Mother State Park
2854 Park Boulevard
Marion, VA 24354

From Interstate 81 to 16N
Ride along the Back of the Dragon

More Detailed Directions Here