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The 2019 Folklife Festival will take place Wednesday, June 26, through Sunday, June 30, and Wednesday, July 3, through Sunday, July 7. It will be located on the National Mall between Seventh and Fourteenth streets.

Admission to the Festival is free. The Festival is presented by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and co-sponsored by the National Park Service.

Media contact:
Elisa Hough | | (202) 633-6482

Staff Bios

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Fact Sheet

Past Media Releases

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