The King Biscuit Blues Festival is one of the nation’s foremost showcases of Blues Music. Our mission is to sustain the culture, the heritage, and the authenticity of the Delta Blues. The King Biscuit Blues Festival is held every Columbus Day Weekend in October. Tens of thousands of blues enthusiasts, as well as historians, from all over the world converge upon Historic Downtown Helena, Arkansas to hear stirring and uplifting performances of this American art form.

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Helena to launch Bar None, a Pop-Up Bar

After the success of their first pop-up restaurant in May, Helena, Arkansas is set to open a pop-up bar featuring craft beer, southern liquor, and live music. Find out more.

Arkansas Parks and Tourism Video

Arkansas Parks and Tourism created this video about King Biscuit and Downtown Helena.

Our office has moved!

Our new office is located in Historic Downtown Helena at 319 Phillips Street on Biscuit Row. Our new mailing address is P.O. Box 118, Helena, AR 72342 and we can still be reached at (870)572-KBBF (5223).

Free Admission for Children

Children 6 and under get in free with a paying adult!

What to bring?

Wondering what to bring?  See the Plan Your Trip page for more!

King Biscuit Blues Festival Hoodies

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