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The 39th Washington Folk Festival
June 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
In its 39th year, the Washington Folk Festival returns to Glen Echo Park, MD on June 1 and 2 from 12 noon to 7pm each day with music of all kinds, participatory dancing, a fine crafts market, and storytelling. Hosting more than 450 performers on 7 stages, the festival celebrates the diverse American and international music and styles to be found throughout the Washington area among the local and talented performers. Jam in the picnic area! Ride the carousel! Revel in the joy of folk traditions, old and new. It’s FREE and takes place rain or shine. Find out more at www.washingtonfolkfestival.org. Complementary transportation and parking from the Geico lot located at 5260 Western Ave in Chevy Chase, MD is recommended; it’s just two blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro stop on the red line. The Washington Folk Festival is co-produced by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, MD.
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