Welcome to the Watermelon Pickers’ Music Festival.

Concerts, Workshops, Band & Pickin’ Contests, Kid’s Activities, Open Jams, Food & Craft Vendors in Berryville, VA.

Shepherds Ford Productions has produced 25 family friendly music festivals since 2004. Follow the Newsletter for updates.


bluegrass band

Stay tuned! The 2024 band line-up is coming soon!

Tickets & Camping

festival camping

Stay tuned!  Tickets and Camping are coming soon!


band contest

Stay tuned! 2024 Band Contest info. coming soon!

festival t-shrit

Support your favorite festival and welcome Watermelon Pickers’ Fest back in 2024!

Help your favorite family-friendly festival return in 2024. Pave the road to Watermelon Pickers’ Fest with a limited-edition 2023 lost year shirt or a re-release of the 2012 shirt. Wear your limited-run tee as a proud supporter at the 2024 festival this fall!

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Benefits: All volunteers work a single eight (8) hour shift in exchange for a 3-Day GA ticket. Watermelon Pickers’ Fest volunteers can enjoy the festival before and after working assigned shifts.