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Minnesota Bluegrass August Festival  

August 5 - 8, 2021 • El Rancho Mañana, Richmond, MN | ​Nominated IBMA Event of the Year FIVE Times!

Campground and Activities

Address and Directions

Address: 27302 Ranch Rd, Richmond, MN 56368

El Rancho Mañana is located about 90 miles northwest of Minneapolis. It is about 20 miles west of St Cloud. From either city follow I-94 west to exit #153 at Avon. Drive 9 miles south on County Road 9 and then turn left on Manana Road. As you approach the festival grounds, follow the signs to the festival! 

Our festivals are held at El Rancho Mañana Campground & Riding Stables in Stearns County, about 20 minutes west of St Cloud. The naturally shaded concert seating area and a beautiful main stage facility, designed and built by MBOTMA with the assistance of dozens of volunteers in 2002, make the site one of the most beautiful in the outdoor music scene.   

El Rancho Mañana is Minnesota's largest campground and riding stable.

The campground itself covers approximately 208 acres. 25 miles of hiking and riding trails meander through over 1200 acres of beautiful rural Minnesota landscape.

El Rancho Mañana has been owned and operated by the Ward family since 1963.

El Rancho Mañana has activities for the whole family.


  • hiking, 
  • mountain bike riding, 
  • a sandy swimming beach area,
  • horseback riding, 
  • outdoor game area and more on the campgrounds as well as fire pits for s'mores! 

The large lake is perfect for boating, fishing and kayaking and the ranch office offers groceries and a game room.

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association
P.O. Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416


Our Mission: To preserve and promote bluegrass and old-time stringband music in and around the state of Minnesota.

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