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Festival Map

Festival Map

In 2017, the Folklife Festival will be located on the National Mall between Seventh and Twelfth streets, between the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Castle. The Festival Marketplace, Circus School, and one performance venue will be inside the Arts and Industries Building.

Guaranteed Parking

For those driving to the Festival, we have partnered with Parking Panda to allow visitors to reserve nearby parking online. View real-time availability and pricing at many locations near the National Mall.

Reserve Smithsonian Folklife Festival Parking


Support the Center and our important work, including the Folklife Festival, Folkways Recordings, exhibitions, films, and educational materials.

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