National Folk Festival Recruitment Updates

The Search is On!

Thank you for your interest in learning more about hosting the 82nd, 83rd, and 84th National Folk Festivals.

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New dates and times will be added based on interest and availability.

Key Dates for Interested Cities

June 30, 2023: Intent to Apply

August 1, 2023: Full Application Due

If you have questions about hosting the National Folk Festival, please email us at festivals@ncta-usa.org or call 301-565-0654 x 15 or x 19.

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