Murray Fest Midwest | The Midwest's Premier Poultry & Homesteading Festival

Murray Fest Midwest

JUNE 29 – JULY 1, 2024

Hamilton County Fairgrounds • Webster City, Iowa

BUY TICKETS

Head to the heartland for a weekend of learning and community! Join the Murray McMurray Hatchery team for the Midwest’s premier poultry and homesteading festival in Webster City, Iowa. Whether you’re a backyard chicken keeper, a budding homesteader, or hobby farmer, you’ll learn new skills and find valuable resources at Murray Fest Midwest.

CONFERENCE

Learn poultry keeping and breeding, homesteading skills, food preservation, and more. Murray Fest Midwest offers two full days of sessions led by top experts.

FESTIVAL

Close out each day by connecting with a community of those with common interests. Kick back and relax each evening with food and live entertainment.

VIP TOURS

For the first time, McMurray Hatchery is offering a limited number of tours to our VIP ticket holders. See inside the hatchery and learn about incubation, sexing, and shipping.

CHICK SALE

Close out the conference and festival weekend by joining us Monday morning at the Hatchery for coffee and our first-ever hatch day chick sale.

MURRAY FEST MIDWEST SPEAKERS

Join us for two full days of learning from leading homesteading, poultry, and gardening experts including reknowned British gardener, Charles Dowding.

MURRAY FEST MIDWEST FEATURED SPEAKER

CHARLES DOWDING

Charles Dowding is an internationally recognized British gardener, author, and a pioneer of modern no dig gardening and organic soil management. Join Charles this summer at Murray Fest Midwest, as he shares how to grow soil more naturally; to grow healthy and health-giving food; grow more, from fewer resources, in less time; and the help the planet at the same time.

FEATURED SPEAKER

CHARLES DOWDING

Charles Dowding is an internationally recognized British gardener and author. He is a pioneer of modern no-dig gardening and organic soil management. Join Charles this summer at Murray Fest Midwest as he shares how to grow soil more naturally, produce health-giving food, grow more from fewer resources in less time, and how to help the planet while working in your garden.

Murray Fest Midwest | Speakers
Murray Fest Midwest | Speakers

MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

Kick back and relax after a day of learning with each night with live music,
featuring GRAMMY award-winning artist Rory Feek.

Rory Feek

FEATURED SPEAKER AND ENTERTAINER

Seth Kessel

Brad & Kate

Damon Dotson

MURRAY FEST MIDWEST IS PRESENTED BY

Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by Murray McMurray Hatchery
Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by Premier 1 Supplies
Murray Fest Midwest | Presented by The Carolina Homestead Exchange
Murray Fest Midwest | Sponsors | Iowa Tourism Office

Grow your business by connecting with homesteaders, backyard chicken keepers! Learn more about becoming a sponsor or a vendor at Murray Fest Midwest.

Murray Fest Midwest paid for in part by the Iowa Tourism Office.

Murray Fest Midwest | Homesteading Festival
Murray Fest Midwest | Homesteading