|July 1, 2019 [Dauphin, MB] – What a fantastic long weekend on the edge of beautiful Riding Mountain National Park, celebrating Dauphin’s Countryfest 30th Birthday!
“This draws to a close our 30th birthday celebrations. We would like to thank everyone who helped us celebrate this milestone all year long. I am excited that we will soon be able to share some exciting 2020 festival news! Start planning now to attend the longest running country music festival July 2nd to the 5th, 2020!”
Sunday’s main stage entertainment lineup brought the crowds out of the campground to fill in the amphitheatre early in the afternoon. Fans spent the afternoon under bright blue skies singing along with country songs from the past decades. After Toby Keith closed out the Main Stage, the party moved to hilltop with Doc Walker.
Number of festival patrons in attendance: 9000
Number of campsites occupied during the event: 3500
Number of festival week volunteers: 1500
Number of volunteer directors: 11
Number of full time Dauphin’s Countryfest staff: 5
Number of artists: 54 bands on 3 stages over 4 days
Number of artist meet-and-greets during the weekend: 13
Number of lucky fans who got to attend meet-and-greets: 325
Pounds of bacon consumed in the bacon eating contest: 16
Number of vendors on-site: 40
Number of meals served in the VIP tent over the weekend: 2700
Daily 50/50 Take Home Totals: $11,427.50 / $16,927.50 / $18,674.00 / $18,442.50
Country music fans can expect announcements in the coming months regarding the 2020 lineup.
Tickets for next year’s festival are on sale now at www.countryfest.ca.