The first annual 4848 Festival will be held at Snowshoe Mountain in Snowshoe, West Virginia on July 11-13, 2019. The lineup for this event includes Greensky Bluegrass with Umphrey’s McGee and The Infamous Stringdusters. Other artists include Billy Strings, Fruition, Lettuce, The Marcus King Band, Railroad Earth, and Turkuaz.
Snowshoe Mountain spreads across 11,000 acres in the Appalachian Mountains. It’s the second highest mountain in West Virginia. It’s also home to Snowshoe Ski Resort, which is one of the most popular ski resorts in the Mid-Atlantic. But it’s not just for winter activities.
Snowshoe WV is also the perfect place for summer music festivals. The 4848 Festival provides a unique experience where you’ll receive everything that a music festival has to offer within a mountainside ski resort. You can take a drive through the mountains and stay at the campsite. Or, you can go on a daring high-flying adventure through the mountains.
Other memorable activities include listening to over 30 hours of live music, authentic food and craft vendors, Split Rock Pools, Festival Express Shuttles, scenic-lift rides, and a zip line through the main village. You can also take part in the many water activities along Shavers Lake on canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats.
Traveling to the 4848 Festival
Snowshoe WV is located in a pristine, yet secluded area. You’ll feel as if you transported away from it all. You may not want to rely on your smartphone and mobile devices the moment you come here. The best way to travel to Snowshoe WV is by the scenic back roads. Do some pre-planning and bring travel guides and maps. You can click here for directions. You can always go to the 4848 Festival website to get maps and directions.
Camping at the Festival
There are different types of camping for everyone. No matter which experience you choose, all you need is a tent. The Base-Camp Host can be found at the Boat House. This allows you to enjoy the wonders of West Virginia with access to water activities on Shavers Lake. You can enjoy the views of the lake and the mountains while taking in the sounds of the 4848 Festival.
You also have the option to camp by the lakeside or the mountainside. Guests have the option to choose their own campsite and to camp with their friends and family members. Group camping is encouraged here. Each camp provides guests with access to flush-able toilets, potable water, and $5 showers. The Boat House serves food and drink and the food vendors at the 4848 Festival provide a wide variety of food and drink options. You can also enjoy camping away from home in a RV at Silver Creek.