What if we told you there was a way to enjoy live music, visit multiple venues around downtown Opelika, and support local musicians and schools? The Opelika Songwriter’s Festival is back and ready to blow your socks off! This three-day weekend festival will transform downtown Opelika into an immersive experience filled with music you’ve never heard before, awesome venues, and a whole lot of fun. 

Mark your calendars and make weekend plans for October 15-17! Throughout the weekend, a plethora of downtown venues will serve as listening rooms for over 40 singer-songwriters,  Each venue will have live performances happening simultaneously to give fans the opportunity to experience many different locations and all kinds of music throughout the beloved and charming downtown Opelika. Single Day and Three Day Passes are available for purchase online right now! Don’t wait – the Opelika Songwriter’s Festival will attract fans from all across the Southeast, so purchase your event pass today!

Traveling from out of town? No problem! Multiple hotels in the area are offering exclusive lodging packages for those attending the festival. The “Play Where the Artists Stay” package at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa includes a deluxe resort-view guest room, complimentary transportation to the Songwriters Festival, breakfast for two at Southern Oak Restaurant, a 3-day ticket to the festival, spa amenities, and more.

The Heritage House Bed & Breakfast, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and The Collegiate Hotel in Auburn are all wonderful lodging options for the festival weekend. Learn more about each hotel online!

Want to know what makes the festival a rockin’ good time? You! Volunteers are needed to help the event run with flying colors. There are opportunities to help with ticketing, merchandise, venue hospitality, stage management, and more. Check out all the volunteer opportunities and sign up online! There is also a multitude of sponsorship opportunities to help make this Opelika Songwriter's Festival one of the top destination festivals in the Southeast. Learn more about all of the amazing sponsorship opportunities and download the sponsorship deck. A portion of the net proceeds from the festival will go to The Sound Wall Music Initiative to support music education, artist development, and funding support for local musicians and schools.

There you have it, folks! A weekend you will never forget – the Opelika Songwriter’s Festival.