IBMA World of Bluegrass 2023Book your room for the International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass 2023

September 26-30, 2023
Raleigh, N.C.

The official International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) World of Bluegrass 2023 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.

Interested in camping options? See those here!

Headquarters hotels

A ticket or registration for the IBMA Business Conference (or registration for booth in the Exhibit Hall) or the IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards must be purchased prior to reservation at these three headquarters hotels.

You will receive a link to book your hotel—at a special IBMA rate—in your ticket order confirmation email. Buy tickets here

These three hotels are adjacent to the Raleigh Convention Center.

Raleigh Marriott City Center

Raleigh Marriott City Center
500 Fayetteville St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
421 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown

Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown
616 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Overflow hotels in Raleigh

Camping options

North Carolina State Fairgrounds camper and RV camping
Located approximately 15 minutes from the IBMA event campus, the fairgrounds offer full hookups (water, sewer, 50-amp electric access, 24-hour security and trailer dump stations on site), plus complimentary Wi-Fi access. You must have a reservation, and payment of $35 per night will be required at check-in. Dump fees are $10. Also, this year IBMA World of Bluegrass 2023 campers must check out by 11am on Mon., Oct. 2, so that fairgrounds staff may prepare for the 2023 N.C. State Fair.

Click here to make a reservation

Campgrounds shuttle schedule

Campgrounds to Raleigh Convention Center

  • 8am
  • 9am
  • 10am
  • 11am

Note: The shuttle will run on-demand service 11am-3pm. Call 919.794.1405 for shuttle service during these hours.

Raleigh Convention Center to campgrounds

  • 6pm
  • 7pm
  • 8pm
  • 9pm
  • 10pm

Note: The shuttle will run on-demand service 11:30pm-2am on Tues.-Thurs., as well as 11:30pm-12:30am on Fri.-Sat. Call 919.794.1405 for shuttle service during these timeframes.


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