Marion, Virginia

Hungry Mother Arts & Crafts Festival

The annual Hungry Mother Festival is the longest running festival in Virginia to be held in a State Park. The Hungry Mother Festival is sponsored by the Art League of Marion, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of art, theater, and music. Proceeds from the festival fund a variety of cultural activities including art scholarships and a county-wide art show for high school students. Hungry Mother Festival brings together arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, live music, food, and family fun. All set in beautiful Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, Virginia.

The 3-day event is always held the third weekend in July, rain or shine.
The 44th Annual Hungry Mother Festival will be held July 21-23, 2017.

Friday 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Saturday 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Sunday 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Admission & Parking
Admission to Hungry Mother Festival is free.
Parking is $6 per day or $9 for a weekend pass.
A shuttle provides free transportation from downtown Marion to Hungry Mother State Park during the Hungry Mother Festival. Please see our Directions page or contact District Three Public Transit for more information.

For more information about the festival, please click here to visit their website.

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2854 Park Boulevard Marion, VA 24354