Woodstock was the original music festival. Nearly half a million people converged onto the rolling fields of Bethel, New York. To this day, there’s never been anything quite like it.
A Swarming Sea Of Faces
With this picture from the back of the stage, you get a much better perspective of just how many people attended Woodstock. An estimated 400,000 people flocked to the small town of Bethel, New York, between August 15 and 17, 1969 — most of them young, free, and uninhibited with the spirit of peace and love.