The Woody Guthrie Coalition and the City of Okemah thank everyone who participated in WoodyFest 2019 as an artist, volunteer or fan!

The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival 2020 will be held July 15-19 to commemorate the life and music of Woody Guthrie on the weekend closest to July 14 –Woody’s birthday – in his hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma.

The Woody Guthrie Coalition, a not-for-profit, 501(C) 3 organization, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy and music of Woodrow Wilson Guthrie through the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival as well as year-round cultural, musical, educational, and scholarly community outreach events that relate to Woody Guthrie and folk music.

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2018 Friends of the Festival

Our festival wouldn’t happen without YOU!

For a donation of $5.00 or more, you will be listed on this page and in the festival program as a “Friend of the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival.” Donations must be received by June 1, 2018 in order to appear in the program.The Woody Guthrie Coalition is a 501(c)3 Organization.

Donations are Tax Deductible! Using the PayPal Donate Button, please enter your name and city in the special instructions section to be placed on the website and in the festival program.

or Mail Donations to:
The Woody Guthrie Coalition
P.O. Box 661
Okemah, OK 74859

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2019 Sponsors


WoodyFest is made possible in part due to the generosity of our sponsors & grantors.

For information about program advertising + sponsorship levels & benefits, please visit our sponsorship deck: Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities (PDF)

For sponsorship information, please contact Lindsey Flowers at

Oklahoma Arts Council

Alpha Care Properties
Eric’s Pawn Shop
Folk Alliance International
Hart Driver Solutions
Platinum Cross Welding
Stress Releaf Cannabis

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