Information Booth

located directly behind the International Pavilion/VIP areas. Pick up an Earl Scruggs Music Festival site map and performance schedule. Answers to general information questions and lost and found items will be located here. 

Friday 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday 10 am- 8 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Festival Merchandise

located in front of the Information Booth – Plenty of Earl Scruggs Music Festival T-shirts, hats, buttons, water bottles, festival posters and the limited-edition Earl’s Mug for your morning coffee!

Festival Bag Policy

Lost & Found

is at the Information Booth – Open during festival hours. 

Carolina’s Land of Rhythm Kid Zone

next to Information Booth – Cleveland County Tourism is providing an area for kids and parents to hang out during the festival for playtime fun with cornhole, hula hoops, a bubble machine, an inflated bounce house, chalk sidewalk drawing, face painting, fun photos and an instrument “petting zoo” provided for family fun.

Kid Zone Hours

Friday 3 – 6 pm
Saturday 12 – 6 pm
Sunday 12 – 3 pm

Artist and Festival Merchandise Tent

Friday 10 am – 10 pm
Saturday 10 am – 10 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Earl Express Shuttle

Friday 10 am – 1 am
Saturday 9 am – 2 am
Sunday 9 am – 6 pm

CrossFit Wide Open Gym

first floor International Pavilion – If you feel that you’ve been sitting too long listening to great music and need a bit of re-energizing, Tryon International Equestrian Center offers the CrossFit Wide Open Gym with a game room, a workout room, and courts for pickleball and dodgeball. 

Yoga Class @ 9am , Fri & Sat (beginners welcome)

CrossFit Class @ 10am Fri & Sat (beginners welcome)

Open Gym Access 9am – 2pm, Fri & Sat

More info at

TIEC Restaurant

Tryon International Equestrian Center offers world class restaurants, which are located in Legends Plaza. Choices include Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ, Blue Ginger Sushi, Campagna Italian Cuisine, Legends Grille, Siesta Cantina, and Roger’s Diner. The festival will be hosting food trucks located in the Flint Hill Stage Area

Craft Vendor Hours

Friday 11 am -7 pm
Saturday 11am – 7 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Vendor and Sponsor Booths

Merchant vendors & Food are now full and closed.

Merchant Vendors:
Hemp and Barrel
Westwind Tie Dye 
Shrunk 3D Upstate
Gypsy Wagon Wares
The Tarpestry Co.
Blue Gecko
Happy Lizard Boutique
Emily’s Art Alley
Pluck It! Music Brand
G. Tallent Designs
Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC
Cool Water Tie Dye
Martha Crow, Guitar/Instrument

Food Vendors:
Thats A Wrap
Lunch Box
Sweet Smokin Gringos
Island Noodles

Other sponsor booths include Come Hear NC, sponsoring our Foggy Mountain Stage and the North Carolina Artists that are performing there; PBS-NC (Public Broadcasting System); and Lakeside Mills corn meal, flour, stone ground grits, hushpuppy mixes, biscuit mix, and more.