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The Festival is presented on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and co-sponsored by the National Park Service. Admission is always free.

In 2023, the Festival will take place June 28–July 4 and July 6–9 on the National Mall. The featured programs are Living Religion: Creative Encounters in the U.S. and The Ozarks: Faces and Facets of a Region. A detailed schedule will be available online by late spring.

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