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Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The 2020 Smithsonian Folklife Festival presentation on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., will be postponed.

The Festival was originally scheduled for June 24 to 28 and July 1 to 5.

We encourage you to explore our website, where you will find a treasure trove of offerings spanning more than fifty years of performances, demonstrations, discussions, and workshops. The website contains audio/visual and educational materials, articles, and blog posts representing diverse cultural practices from all fifty states, over one hundred countries and scores of occupations. For the most updated information on the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and more resources, visit us at

Facility Amenities
ADA Compliant, Free Admission
Rate Type
Attraction Rates
Distance to Metro
0.25 Miles
Metro Station
Metro Line
Blue, Orange, Silver
Nearby Landmarks
National Mall
The National Mall
Washington, DC 20560
National Mall

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