Our 23nd annual festival
Coming August 30 - September 1, 2019


The theme for the 2019 Festival is "Power of Song." This also is the theme for the 2019 Songwriting Contest and for the 2019 Festival Logo Design.



Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA
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Wide Area Map.

Howard Amon Park Map




Presented by Three Rivers Folklife Society
Co-sponsored by The City of Richland



What Happens at Tumbleweed?

The festival begins Friday evening with a free concert featuring local young musicians. Saturday and Sunday will be filled with free acoustic music (Evening events will be by admission.) Relax in your lawn chair or on a blanket as you enjoy performances on several outdoor stages, or come inside to the air-conditioned Community Center to watch dance performances, participate in dance lessons, or take in a free music workshop. We also have an open mike stage. And each day, several hours will be devoted to music and storytelling for kids. And don't forget the annual Tumbleweed Songwriting Contest!



Performer Bios for Friday Evening, Aug 30 (180 kB PDF)
Performer Bios for Sat and Sun, Aug31 - Sep 1, 2019 (312 kB PDF)
(As of Aug 20, 2019)




New to Tumbleweed?

Micki Perry has compiled a
Short History of the First Twenty Years of Tumbleweed,
Available here in either PDF or Plain Text versions.








2019 Food Vendor Applications
Applications are due July 1, 2019. Applications may be accepted after that date, but will require a $20 late fee with the application. For details and forms download the
Food Vendor Pack (236 kB pdf)



2019 Craft Vendor Applications
Applications are due August 1, 2019. Applications may be accepted after that date, but will require a $20.00 late fee with your application. For details and forms download the
Craft Vendor Pack (420 kB pdf)



Other Applications
SORRY, deadlines for submissions for Festival Logo Design, Songwriting Contest, and Performers have passed.