Come join the melting pot and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Smithsonian Folk Festival! The annual festival celebrates international cultures and truly enhances your knowledge of diversity and multilingualism.
There is a variety of food vendors, performances and games. There is also the famous marketplace where you can purchase jewelry, clothing and art. A fun experience for adults and kids alike- circus performances will be held and there is even a night-time dance party!
Since it’s the 50th anniversary of the festival, there will be a special exhibition ‘50 Years/50 Objects.’ It honors cultural traditions with a curated collection of treasures and storied-objects.
Experience this truly exhilarating event with shares the importance of cultures from around the world!
Where: National Mall - between 7th & 12th Streets NW
When: June 29 - July 4, July 6-9