90th Annual Old Fiddlers' Picnic

A Celebration of Music ~ A Reunion of Friends

Join hundreds of musicians and music lovers to celebrate the 90th annual Chester County Old Fiddlers' Picnic.

  • Saturday, August 11th, 10am-4pm 
  • Hibernia Park 
  • Gates open at 8:30 am
  • Stage registration begins at 9 am
  • Free Admission
  • Parking - $5 per car

Vendors and Activities

Enjoy the stage show or stroll through the event grounds. A highlight of the day is the jamming and singing taking place throughout the venue. Visitors can stroll through the event grounds and listen to the blend of music heard amidst Fiddlers’ Field.

In the woodlands flanking the stage, musicians play tunes using a variety of instruments such as guitars, banjos and mandolins, and perform styles such as bluegrass, old-time and gospel. 


Visit over 30 vendors featuring a variety of crafts, foods and novelties. Grab lunch from menus including BBQ, Italian ice, empanadas, chicken wraps, smoothies, fries, funnel cakes, kettle corn and more.

Children and those new to string instruments are encouraged to come learn by observing and talking to the musicians in this relaxed atmosphere. Instrument demonstrations, beginner jam sessions, and children’s activities are also planned.

Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. Tents and canopies are not permitted within Fiddlers' Field. Alcohol is prohibited. Pets are welcome but must be on a six-foot lead.

Hibernia Mansion Tours

Take a wagon shuttle or enjoy a walk along park roads to see Hibernia Mansion. Guided tours of the 19th century Ironmasters home will be available at 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM and 4 PM. $3/person donation requested. Shuttles will leave the event area at 12:45 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:45 PM and 3:45 PM.


Camping at Hibernia Park during Old Fiddlers' weekend, camp sites must be reserved in advance by calling 610-383-3812.

Reservations must be for both Friday and Saturday nights.

Campers are required to adhere to all Campground Rules and Regulations.


For more information, call 610-383-3812.

Hibernia Park is located at 1 Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320