A traditional, family-friendly folk music festival held annually on Memorial Day Weekend at the Saratoga County NY Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, NY.

Next Festival: May 26-29, 2023

For up-to-date information on GottaGetGon 2023 please visit

the Picking And Singing Gathering website!

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The 2023 GottaGetGon will take place May 26-29. Online ticket sales have ended, but you can buy tickets at the gate!

Learn more about who is performing this year!

Learn about the GottaGetGon and the organization that sponsors it.

Two male-presenting musicians, a white one with an accordian and a Black one with a fiddle, both wearing newsboy caps sit on folding chairs in behind mics on a stage with quilts for a backdrop.

Performer Application

Apply here if you would like to perform in the 2024 festival!