Moccasin Creek Festival 2023 DAY PASS

  • June 22 - 25, 2023
  • The Stage at Lake Sara

    8724 East Marine Road
    Effingham, Illinois 62401
Ticket Price $25.00-$60.00 This event is now over

***This ticket link is for DAY PASSES only.  Advance ticket prices are cheaper online before the event. Weekend Passes available here.

Moccasin Creek Festival is an annual 4-day music festival.  It takes place at beautiful Lake Sara near Effingham, IL!

 Folk, bluegrass, alternative country, roots rock, and blues - "Americana" music.  This is what MCF is all about - in an outdoor setting, using a venue with great acoustics, at a beautiful time of year.

June 22-25, 2023- featuring national acts & local faves including American Aquarium, Carsie Blanton, Adeem the Artist, Steve Poltz, Trout Fishing in America, Chicago Farmer, The Burney Sisters & many more! 

Food and beverages sold on site.  Kids activities & free public beach/park next door!  Camping is available next door to the festival venue, as well as cabins for rent at Anthony Acres beachfront campground & motel.  There is a beach and golf course within walking distance.  Boats, canoes and kayaks for rent.  Effingham is only 5 miles away, and has thousands of hotel rooms available, as well as a plethora of restaurants catering to almost any taste.

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Poss Music Works NFP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit bringing music & culture to downstate IL, including festivals, shows, open mics & educational musical events. Visit to donate or learn more.

Date & Time

Jun 22 - 25, 2023

Venue Details

The Stage at Lake Sara

8724 East Marine Road
Effingham, Illinois 62401 The Stage at Lake Sara
Poss Music Works NFP

Poss Music Works is a 501c3 NFP with a mission to bring and foster music and culture to the Downstate Illinois area, with Effingham, IL as ground zero. We present music festivals and one-off music shows featuring national and regional original music touring acts. We present the Moccasin Creek Festival in June and the Summer Sundown Music Festival in September at The Stage at Lake Sara in Effingham IL.

Poss Music Works aims to instill an interest in, and love of, great Americana music in the regions youth. All of our festivals offer free admission to patrons 15 and under. We provide youth open mics around the region and we are attempting to partner with communities to present ‘youth music shows’ featuring young performers, for young patrons in a family friendly, alcohol free environment.

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