Promote SonFest

Media Kit Preview

Download our media kit for a full-color festival poster (PDF), full-color half-sheet flyer (PDF), black-and-white half-sheet flyer (PDF), and full-color PowerPoint slide (JPEG).

Sponsor and Vendor Opportunities

Imagine an event brimming with people who are looking for things to snack on and peruse over! If you have a food or coffee truck, or a shop full of fun things to sell, reserve your vendor space at SonFest 2017 for access to a large audience all in one convenient location on MVNU’s campus!

The SonFest 2017 Trailer

Press Release

MVNU’s SonFest 2017 Lineup Announced

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — SonFest, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual outdoor Christian music festival, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1- 9 p.m. in The Grove at the MVNU campus. Plumb will headline the event with numerous other bands on two stages throughout the day.

The SonFest 2017 lineup will include:

  • Plumb
  • Anthem Lights
  • JJ Weeks
  • Jonny Diaz
  • Sarah Reeves
  • Bonray
  • Damac

Since the late 1990s, Plumb has sold more than 500,000 albums and over 2 million singles worldwide, co-penned songs for numerous other artists, including Michelle Branch, Mandisa, Jaci Velasquez, and Natalie Grant, and had music placed in many films and television shows.

Ticket prices include General admission in advance, $20; general admission at the gate, $25; and groups of 10+ in advance, $15.

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting and searching for “SonFest 2017.” Tickets are also available at local retailers listed at

The all-day event will also include free outdoor activities, festival food, and giveaways. SonFest is held rain or shine. Artists and schedule are subject to change.

For more information and for the complete lineup visit or

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 28 states and 17 countries/U.S. territories.

Game Waivers

Anyone wishing to participate in the games and activities at SonFest must submit a signed waiver. If you are under 18, your parents must sign the waiver. If your parents are not at SonFest, they must sign it before you leave. Your youth pastor or supervisor cannot sign it for them.