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The Carter Fold

AP Carter Highway, Hiltons, VA 24258
+1 276-386-6054
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Had a blast at the Carter Fold. We saw the Hogslop String Band and they were so good. They new... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Worth the drive into the country!

Great Old-time Bluegrass show! The "regulars" tie on their tap shoes and dance to the music... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Webster, New York
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AP Carter Highway, Hiltons, VA 24258
+1 276-386-6054
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a blast at the Carter Fold. We saw the Hogslop String Band and they were so good. They new exactly how to entertain the crowd. The Carter Fold is a nice family place that is always fun to visit. They make you feel like...More

Thank Spillcorn
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great Old-time Bluegrass show! The "regulars" tie on their tap shoes and dance to the music. Friendly folks; budget friendly concessions and entertainment! Even the kids had fun. Will definitely return when in that area of the country. Nice little museum and cabin to visit...More

Thank CR-CEWygal
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at the Carter Family Fold. It was an easy drive from Gate City where we were staying. Arrive early so you can tour the museum and then get dinner at the concession stand in the concert hall. The ham sandwiches...More

Thank MOGtaken
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Just on my way home from my first and hopefully not last visit to the Fold. On the advise from our B&B host we arrived 45 min before showtime as the act was a well known favorite. We had plenty of time to get settled...More

1  Thank LeeAnn5
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Carter Fold is not easy to find. Getting there requires traveling country roads, which is fine during the day, but a bit challenging at night. Regardless it is well worth the effort. As other travelers have mentioned, going to the Saturday night concert, with...More

1  Thank Dugan65
Reviewed 4 September 2016

After watching a documentary on the Carter Family we had to come see for ourselves. The music was great! The museum and cabin were excellent. Very pretty and scenic drive from Bristol to Hiltons. Would highly recommend to bluegrass and old time music lovers, and...More

1  Thank Trinpkey
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We attended a Saturday night concert and the old time mountain music experience was superb. There was record heat that day and with no A/C it was warm inside. Recommend that you check their website before coming to confirm the band, time and admission charges.

Thank Scot333
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The fold is small. Built on a hillside. We went in the wintertime and was seated high in the bleacher-types right by the overhead heaters. Dressed for winter wasn't exactly comfortable. The show was excellent, featuring Dr. Ralph Stanley ( whom recently passed away), and...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Went to the annual Family fold this year. A bit off the main highway but was so worth it. For only 20bucks Saturday say many great acts and even learned the 2 step!!

1  Thank Peteradio
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Visiting the Carter Fold was a highlight of our vacation. My husband was there 30 years ago and kept saying he wanted to take me. Took awhile, but it was worth it. It cost only $10 per person and provided one of the best shows...More

1  Thank grannyqtpi
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10 April 2015|
Response from KatySusi | Reviewed this property |
Our hosts took care of this. As I recall they just paid at the door.