The Washington Folk Festival and the 2019 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
The Washington Folk Festival is a free, two day, family-friendly celebration of the music, song, dance, and craft traditions found in the D.C. metro area. 2020 marks the 40th year that the Folklore Society has presented the Festival.
2019 program book (pdf, 1.9 MB)
The Washington Folk Festival is produced by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, in partnership with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland. Support for the festival comes from the Richmond Folk Festival, the National Folk Festival, and Focus. WOWD-LP Takoma Park 94.3 FM is the official media sponsor while Bluegrass Country radio provides additional backing.