Book your room for International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass 2017

September 26–30, 2017
Raleigh, N.C.

The official International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) World of Bluegrass hotels are eager to make your acquaintance, with information listed below. All room bookings are on a first-come, first-served basis, and the rooms are filling up quickly.

All are quality hotels with interior corridors and are fully non-smoking.

Check out this map to see where the hotels are in proximity to World of Bluegrass venues.

HOTELS WITH ROOMS AVAILABLE DURING IBMA WORLD OF BLUEGRASS

Raleigh Marriott City Center

500 Fayetteville St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Area:  Downtown Raleigh

Limited availability!

A ticket or registration for one of the following World of Bluegrass events must be purchased prior to reservation: IBMA Business Conference, Wide Open Bluegrass, IBMA Awards Show or an Exhibit Booth. Buy Tickets

Raleigh Marriott City Center

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

421 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Area:  Downtown Raleigh

Limited availability!

A ticket or registration for one of the following World of Bluegrass events must be purchased prior to reservation: IBMA Business Conference, Wide Open Bluegrass, IBMA Awards Show or an Exhibit Booth. Buy Tickets

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown

616 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Area:  Downtown Raleigh

Limited availability!

A ticket or registration for one of the following World of Bluegrass events must be purchased prior to reservation: IBMA Business Conference, Wide Open Bluegrass, IBMA Awards Show or an Exhibit Booth. Buy Tickets

  • Book jamming room: Call 800.331.3131 and mention QWER17 room block
  • Book non-jamming room (book at the link or call 800.331.3131 and mention you'd like a non-jamming/quiet room, plus room block code)
Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown

DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone-University

1707 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27605

Area:  West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena

Book Online

DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone-University

Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown/Glenwood South

600 Glenwood Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Area:  Downtown Raleigh

Book Online

Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown/Glenwood South

Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown

3415 Wake Forest Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609

Area: Midtown Raleigh

Book Online

Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh SW NC State

3741 Thistledown Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27606

Area:  West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena

Book Online

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh SW NC State

Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown

320 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Area:  Downtown Raleigh

Reference group block code WOB if booking via phone (855.914.1878).

Book Online

Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown

Red Roof Plus+ Raleigh NCSU – Convention Center

1813 S. Saunders St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

Area:  South Raleigh

Book Online

Red Roof Plus+ Raleigh NCSU – Convention Center


Camping options

Downtown RV Camping - LOT NOW FULL
Located at the corner of Salisbury and South Sts. between the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and the Raleigh Marriott City Center. No utilities are offered, all RVs require a minimum of two parking spaces and there is a cap of 18 total RV reservations for downtown for 2017. The price is $15/space/day with a two space minimum. Click here to make reservations. **Note that downtown RV camping is only available Wed.-Sat. nights during World of Bluegrass.**

North Carolina State Fairgrounds Camping
Located approximately 15 minutes from the IBMA event campus, the fairgrounds offer full hookups (water, sewer, 50-amp electric access), plus complimentary Wi-Fi access. To make a reservation, please email Claudine Davis at claudine.davis@ncagr.gov and note “IBMA WOB 2017 RV” in the subject line. Ms. Davis will follow up with you to confirm details. Rates are $30 per night.

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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