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2015 Common Ground on the Hill
Roots Music & Arts Festival Information

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Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S Center Street, Westminster, MD  21157
Click HERE for directions. Free parking.

Dates & Times

Saturday, July 11: 10 AM - 9 PM
Sunday, July 12: 10 AM - 6 PM

Ticket Prices

All weekend pass: Adult $50; 65 and over/13-17 $45
Saturday only: Adult $30; 65 and over/13-17 $25
Sunday only: Adult $25; 65 and over/13-17 $20
Children 6-12 $10/day; Under 6 FREE

Group Rates (available through July 9)

  • Group rates are available for groups of 8 or more. Group rates do NOT apply to children 12 and under.
  • Tickets MUST be purchased as a block and are not refundable.

Group Rates:

  Adults Seniors 65+ /Teens 13-18
Weekend Pass $45 $40
Saturday Only $25 $20
Sunday Only $20 $15
  • To obtain tickets at the group rate, please contact our office at 410-857-2771. 

What to bring

Low-back lawn or beach chairs, blankets, sun screen, sunglasses. Umbrellas and sun tents may be used as long as they do not impede anyone's view.

What NOT to bring

Food, drinks, bottles/glass, alcoholic beverages, drugs, pets, coolers, professional audio or video recording equipment or cameras with long telephoto lenses/tripods. NOTE: Pets and coolers are NOT permitted on the grounds of the Carroll County Farm Museum.

The Wine & Beer Garden

The Wine & Beer Garden is located just past the Farmhouse and Pavilion Stage. Entry restricted to those 21 and older with valid picture ID. Alcoholic beverages must be consumed within the Garden. Click here to find out more about our Wine & Beer Garden sponsor, Pub Dog.


See the list of vendors HERE.


Shifts are 3 hours. Volunteers receive free admission to the Festival the day of their service. Click here to find out more.

Common Ground on the Town

Common Ground on the Town takes place on Saturday, July 11 from 9 PM - midnight in downtown Westminster. Schedule of performances HERE. Many thanks to our sponsors: the Carroll Arts Centerthe Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, the City of Westminster, Coldwell BankersJohanssons Dining House, O'Lordans Irish Pub, Rafael's, sweetFrog of Westminster, and the Westminster Public Library.


Festival Weekend Camping: Camping in the Rough

  • Camping in the Rough: $20 per person/per night
  • RV: $40 for weekend (electrical hookups are available but on a first come, first served basis. There is water available from a pump, but not as an RV hookup)
  • Please make your reservations in advance by clicking here or by calling our office at 410-857-2771

Festival Poster

Festival poster coming soon

Festival Sponsors

Many thanks to our Festival sponsors:





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