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Past National Folk Festival Locations

Past National Folk Festival Locations

1st National Folk Festival (1934)
St. Louis, Missouri
43rd National Folk Festival (1981)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
2nd National Folk Festival (1935)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
44th National Folk Festival (1982)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
3rd National Folk Festival (1936)
Dallas, Texas
45th National Folk Festival (1983)
Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Ohio
4th National Folk Festival (1937)
Chicago, Illinois
46th National Folk Festival (1984)
Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Ohio
5th National Folk Festival (1938)
Washington, D.C.
47th National Folk Festival (1985)
Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Ohio
6th National Folk Festival (1939)
Washington, D.C.
48th National Folk Festival (1986)
New York, New York
7th National Folk Festival (1950)
Washington, D.C.
49th National Folk Festival (1987)
Lowell, Massachusetts
8th National Folk Festival (1941)
Washington, D.C.
50th National Folk Festival (1988)
Lowell, Massachusetts
9th National Folk Festival (1942)
Washington, D.C.
51st National Folk Festival (1989)
Lowell, Massachusetts
10th National Folk Festival (1943)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
52nd National Folk Festival (1990)
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
11th National Folk Festival (1944)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
53rd National Folk Festival (1991)
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
12th National Folk Festival (1946)
Cleveland, Ohio
54th National Folk Festival (1992)
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
13th National Folk Festival (1947)
St. Louis, Missouri
55th National Folk Festival (1993)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
14th National Folk Festival (1948)
St. Louis, Missouri
56th National Folk Festival (1994)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
15th National Folk Festival (1949)
St. Louis, Missouri
57th National Folk Festival (1995)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
16th National Folk Festival (1950)
St. Louis, Missouri
58th National Folk Festival (1996)
Dayton, Ohio
17th National Folk Festival (1951)
St. Louis, Missouri
59th National Folk Festival (1997)
Dayton, Ohio
18th National Folk Festival (1952)
St. Louis, Missouri
60th National Folk Festival (1998)
Dayton, Ohio
19th National Folk Festival (1953)
St. Louis, Missouri
61st National Folk Festival (1999)
East Lansing, Michigan
20th National Folk Festival (1954)
St. Louis, Missouri
62nd National Folk Festival (2000)
East Lansing, Michigan
21st National Folk Festival (1955)
St. Louis, Missouri
63rd National Folk Festival (2001)
East Lansing, Michigan
22nd National Folk Festival (1957)
Oklahoma City, Ohio
64th National Folk Festival (2002)
Bangor, Maine
23rd National Folk Festival (1959)
Nashville, Tennessee
65th National Folk Festival (2003)
Bangor, Maine
24th National Folk Festival (1960)
Washington, D.C.
66th National Folk Festival (2004)
Bangor, Maine
25th National Folk Festival (1961)
Washington, D.C.
67th National Folk Festival (2005)
Richmond, Virginia
26th National Folk Festival (1963)
Covington, Kentucky
68th National Folk Festival (2006)
Richmond, Virginia
27th National Folk Festival (1964)
Florence, Kentucky
69th National Folk Festival (2007)
Richmond, Virginia
28th National Folk Festival (1965)
St. Petersburg, Florida
70th National Folk Festival (2008)
Butte, Montana
29th National Folk Festival (1966)
Denver, Colorado
71st National Folk Festival (2009)
Butte, Montana
30th National Folk Festival (1967)
Syracuse, New York
72nd National Folk Festival (2010)
Butte, Montana
31st National Folk Festival (1968)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
73rd National Folk Festival (2011)
Nashville, Tennessee
32nd National Folk Festival (1969)
Knoxville, Tennessee
74th National Folk Festival Showcase (2013)
St. Louis, Missouri
33rd National Folk Festival (1971)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
75th National Folk Festival (2015)
Greensboro, North Carolina
34th National Folk Festival (1972)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
76th National Folk Festival (2016)
Greensboro, North Carolina
35th National Folk Festival (1973)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
77th National Folk Festival (2017)
Greensboro, North Carolina
36th National Folk Festival (1974)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
78th National Folk Festival (2018)
Salisbury, Maryland
37th National Folk Festival (1975)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
79th National Folk Festival (2019)
Salisbury, Maryland
38th National Folk Festival (1976)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
2020 National Folk Festival Virtual Celebration
Salisbury, Maryland
39th National Folk Festival (1977)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
80th National Folk Festival (2021)
Salisbury, Maryland
40th National Folk Festival (1978)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
41st National Folk Festival (1979)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia
42nd National Folk Festival (1980)
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna, Virginia

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