IBMA World of Bluegrass

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.


Located in the center of Raleigh's revitalized downtown and connected to the Raleigh Convention Center, the hotel boasts 400... View More

Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, within walking distance to over 40 restaurants, nightlife, the State Capitol, museums,... View More

Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown is located in the heart of downtown Raleigh's Fayetteville Street district. This 175-room,... View More

Welcome to the remodeled DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh-Brownstone University. Whether you are visiting for business at North... View More

A premier, boutique hotel in downtown Raleigh. Let this upscale, contemporary hotel in the heart of Raleigh’s hip Glenwood South... View More

Hilton is the most recognizable name in Hospitality. When you stay at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown, you'll experience the... View More

This downtown Raleigh landmark, located between the city center and the Glenwood South district, is now the Holiday Inn Raleigh... View More

With newly renovated and totally non-smoking rooms Red Roof Plus+ offers flat screen TVs, free WiFi, complimentary Redi-Set-Go... View More

Camping options

Downtown RV Camping
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 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.