Stokes Stomp

Stomp 2016 Logo Final42nd Stokes Stomp
September 10th & 11th

Danbury, N.C. – Moratock Park in Danbury will once again be the center of Stokes County’s cultural universe on September 10 & 11 as the Stokes County Arts Council presents the 42nd Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan. Held on the banks of the beautiful Dan River, 1077 Sheppard Mill Rd., the 42nd Stomp will once again showcase the best in traditional and Americana music groups, visual arts and craft demonstrations, river activities, dance troupes, children’s area visual and performing arts, and local food vendors.

A stellar lineup of music and dance talent will be featured in the Main Stage area and include the North, South, and West Stokes Marching Bands, Guitar Ink, Not Brothers Band, Royal House, Charity Hampton, Sol Flo, Miss Joyce’s Dance, Martha Bassett, Dancing Daughters, Dodgetown, Stained Glass Canoe, Third Sunday, Del Ray Brothers, Dan River Current, Taylor Vaden & Memphis Thunder, Twin County Ramblers, CC Dance Company, Travis Frye & Blue Mountain and Old Dominion Cloggers.

2016 Stokes Stomp PosterKid’s activities will also be in abundance at the 42nd Stomp including supervised kayak floats on the Dan River, the Young Artist Tent, Bella Express Trackless Train and the Next Generation Stage with a performance lineup that includes Charity Hampton, Third Sunday, Dancing Daughters, Anika & Django Burgess, Miss Joyce’s Dance, Hunter Grace Simpkins, Tara Schipof, CC Dance Company, Old Dominion Cloggers, and Colin Anderson. The North Carolina WoodWorker Outreach Program will also be offering free woodworking activities in the Children’s area throughout the weekend.

The Kings Cabin Dan River Duck Race is making a return to the Stomp on Sunday at 2:45pm with a Spa Day Grand Prize from King’s Cabin Salon & Day Spa for the first duck to cross the finish line. Attendees will also be able to dunk local Stokes celebrities in the Stomp Bath Dunking Booth including Ranger Austin Paul from Hanging Rock State Park, Brad Lankford, Commissioner Ronda Jones, Stokes Arts Director Eddy McGee, and others.

The 42nd Stokes Stomp festivities will begin at 10am on Saturday, September 10 with the Town of Danbury’s annual Stokes Stomp Parade and this year’s theme “NC State Parks 100th Anniversary.”

YVEDDI will once again provide a shuttle service from the Stokes County Government Center parking lot to the Stokes Stomp on Saturday from 11am until 7pm and on Sunday from 10:30am until 6pm.

The Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan is organized each year by the Stokes County Arts Council and remains a FREE Admission, FREE parking event thanks to sponsorship support provided by the Reynolds American Foundation, RiverStreet Networks, Duke Energy Foundation, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, NewBridge Bank, NC Arts Council, Danbury General Store, Artists Way Creations, Burroughs Funeral Home, Ms. Lenora Brown, Town of Danbury, Dan River Company, Industrial Fire & Safety, Sam’s Pizza, Rainbow Print & Copy, Tar Heel Paddlers Association, Horne Creek Farm, Stokes Pharmacy, Dan River Family Restaurant, LuLu’s Restaurant, River Rock Café, and Stokes County Economic Development.

Safety, parking, medical, and maintenance support for the Stokes Stomp is provided by the Danbury Volunteer Fire Department, Stokes Public Works, Stokes County District Resource Center, Stokes County Sheriff’s Department, Pioneer Hospital, Stokes County Health Department, Stokes County Emergency Medical Services.

Parade Sponsor & Organizer: The Town of Danbury
Theme: Your view from Hanging Rock celebrating 100 years of NC State Parks
Parade Starts At 10am 

2016 Stokes Stomp AdStokes Stomp, September 10, 2016 9:30am – 6:30pm
Main Stage Entertainment Schedule 
9:30am Guitar Ink
10am, Stomp Parade
11am, North, South, West Stokes Marching Bands
12-12:45pm, The Not Bros. Band
1-1:45pm, Royal House
1:45pm – 2pm, Charity Hampton
2-2:45pm, Sol Flo
2:45-3:15pm, Miss Joyce’s Dance
3:15-4pm, Martha Bassett
4-4:30pm, Dancing Daughter’s (Hannah Calloway)
4:30-5:15pm, Dodgetown
5:30-6:30pm, Stained Glass Canoe

Children’s Next Generation Stage Entertainment Schedule 
1-1:30 Charity Hampton
1:45-2:15 Third Sunday
2:30-3:00 Dancing Daughters
3:15-3:45 Anika & Django Burgess
4:00-4:30 Miss Joyce’s Dance Co.
Kids Craft Hour 2-3

Old Dominion Cloggers

Old Dominion Cloggers

Stokes Stomp, September 11, 2016 11am – 5:00pm
Main Stage Entertainment Schedule
11-11:45am, 3rd Sunday
12-12:45pm, Del Ray Brothers
1-1:45pm, Dan River Current
2-2:45pm, Taylor Vaden & Memphis Thunder
3-3:45pm, Twin County Ramblers
3:45-4:15pm, CC Dance
4:15-5:15pm, Travis Frye & Blue Mountain
(Old Dominion Cloggers

Children’s Next Generation Stage Entertainment Schedule 
1:00-1:30 Hunter Grace Simpkins
1:45-2:15 Tara Schipof
2:30-3:00 CC Dance Company


3rd Sunday

3:15-3:45 Old Dominion Cloggers
4:00-4:30 Colin Anderson
Kids Craft Hour 2-3


For more information, please contact the Stokes County Arts Council at (336) 593-8159 or if interested in participating either as a vendor or volunteer, please contact us via e-mail at

Not Bros Band

Not Bros Band

Parking and Traffic Plan for Safer 42nd Stokes Stomp
Annual Festival to Offer Shuttle Service

Parking and Traffic for the Stokes Arts 42nd Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan, scheduled for September 10 & 11 at Moratock Park in Danbury, will be a little different than in Stomp’s past in order to make the event safer for pedestrians and vehicle traffic.

Instead of the previous Stomp parking of first come first serve at Moratock Park, this year’s event will feature shuttle service from the Stokes County Government Center (1014 Main St) near the intersection of Sheppard Mill Road. Digital Road Signs will direct Stomp visitors to these parking areas. Once parked, visitors will wait to load the shuttle at a designated location and then be transported to the Stomp at Moratock Park. Four shuttle vehicles will run every 15/20 minutes.


Sol Flo

Sol Flo

To relieve traffic congestion on Sheppard Mill Road, parking at Moratock Park will be limited to handicapped, Stokes Stomp entertainers, vendors, volunteers, and emergency personnel. Drivers without a Moratock Parking Pass will have the option of circling through the park to drop off, but will not be allowed to park unless a valid parking pass is visible. Traffic personnel will be at parking lots and intersections to assist with parking concerns and directions.


The 42nd Stokes Stomp Traffic and Parking plan is a coordinated effort by the Danbury Fire Department, Stokes County Sheriff’s Department, Stokes EMS, Stokes Fire Marshal, Stokes Economic Development and Stokes Arts.


Charity Hampton

Charity Hampton

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A Big Shout Out to – Dallas Carroll, Stokes Stomp Entertainment Committee, Tory Mabe Stomp Chair and Nancy Markle past chair, as well as the rest of our fabulous board members. We couldn’t do the Stomp without your help.

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Presenting Sponsors

Stokes County Arts Council, Reynolds American Foundation, Danbury General Store, Food Lion, New Bridge Bank, Duke Energy Foundation, Flow Subaru, Pepsi Bottling Ventures, Bill Johnson Trust / Winston-Salem Foundation, NC Arts Council.

Associate Sponsors
Artist’s Way Creations, Burroughs Funeral Home, Centurylink, County of Stokes, Dan River Company, Stokes Pharmacy, Bennett’s Baskets and Bows, Sam’s Pizza, Stokes County Economic Development, Town of Danbury, King Music Center, Ms. Lenora Brown, NC Granite Corporation, Hanes Brand, Tar Heel Paddlers Association, Rainbow Print and Copy, Industrial Fire and Safety, Wild Fire Tattoo Studio, 98.1 FM WBRF and WPAQ 740AM


Stained Glass Canoe

Stained Glass Canoe

Special Thanks
Danbury Volunteer Fire Dept., South Stokes Environmental Club, Stokes District Resource Center, Stokes County Sheriff’s Dept., Stokes County Public Works Dept., Stokes EMS, Stokes County Cub Scouts and all Stokes Stomp Volunteers!!
We would not have the Stokes Stomp without you


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