Blackwater Ukulele and Dulcimer Festival

Artwork by Cheryl Butler

Summer 2017

Due to construction at Cypress Gardens we have moved the festival to Summer 2017.  A date will be posted when construction nears the end.

All festival events and workshops are included in the regular $10 admission fee to the gardens. 

Countdown to the Festival


  9:30 am     - Mix, mingle and jam

11:30 am     - Workshops

  1:00 pm     - Concert


                         Nathan Miller

                         Charleston Hot Shots


                         The V-Tones
  3:30 pm       - Open Mic

  5.00 pm       - Festival Ends

Open Mic Rules.  Be kind to animals and small children, respect the elderly and you must have at least one ukulele or dulcimer in your act

Benefit for the Music Speaks Project Supporting Autism Awareness and Early Access to Care

Nathan (r) meets Jake Shimabukuro (l) 

Join Nathan Miller in his endeavor to raise awareness for Autism and the need for early access to care through the power of more

Make sure you get on the festival e-mail list

Sponsored By

The Charleston Hot Shots

Cypress Gardens

Need A Uke? 

 The fine folks from Shem Creek Music will be there with a great selection to choose from.  


Pics Sent in from attendees of the 2015 Festival