Highlights from the 78th National Folk Festival
Mark your calendars: September 6-8, 2019
The 79th National Folk Festival in Salisbury, MD
Music, dance and cultural traditions from across America!
A great American festival returns to Maryland’s historic Eastern Shore.
CELEBRATE the roots, richness and diversity of American culture through music, dance, parades, traditional crafts, storytelling and food.
HEAR music from the many cultures that make up America today – Cajun, blues, bluegrass, gospel, Irish, go-go, mariachi, West African, and more.
ENJOY activities for children, Maryland folklife and craft demonstrations, and the festival marketplace.
DANCE for three fun-filled days to music from a variety of American traditions.
DISCOVER America in Salisbury, Maryland, where the National Folk Festival brings together the finest traditional artists from across the nation, state and region.
TASTE mouth-watering regional and ethnic foods.
EXPLORE Maryland’s Eastern Shore and all that the Delmarva Peninsula has to offer.