Moccasin Creek Festival 2025

  • June 19 - 22, 2025
  • The Stage at Lake Sara

    8724 East Marine Road
    Effingham, Illinois 62401
Ticket Price $116.59 Buy Tickets

June 19-22, 2025

Moccasin Creek Festival is an annual 4-day music festival, which celebrates other arts and crafts as well.  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.

Food and beverages sold on site.  Kids activities.  Camping is 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.

Check out the website,, and check out MCF on Facebook and Instagram.  Most answers to your questions can be found there, if not, feel free to contact us.  We're looking forward to the event, and we hope you are too! 

You can also get tickets via check (mail to Poss Music Works, 1915 S Banker Street Effingham IL 62401) with the ticket amount and ticket information (we have multiple events) - and also please provide a name and contact info for your order. If you see us out-and-about, you can buy tickets in cash/check in person too!!

Poss Music Works NFP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit promoting Americana music & music education in Central Illinois. Visit to donate or learn more.

Date & Time

Jun 19, 2025 5:00 PM - Jun 22, 2025 4:00 PM

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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