Join us July 18-28 for the 36th edition of North Carolina’s Official International Folk Festival!
Folkmoot 2019 includes shows in Waynesville, Clyde, Canton, Lake Junaluska, Cherokee, Asheville, Hendersonville, and Hickory.
Along with our legacy festival, we are introducing several new events, including the Mootenanny, Cherokee World Games and Folkmalt!
Here’s a sneak peak at the schedule:
2019 Festival Schedule (Tickets will go on sale by March 20, 2019)
Thursday, July 18 – Gala on the Green for Friends of Folkmoot
Friday, July 19 – Camp Folkmoot, Queen Auditorium Matinee & Grand Opening at Lake Junaluska Opening with Choir
Saturday, July 20 – Parade of Nations, Many Cultures Day, Haywood Community College
Sunday, July 21 – Appalachian Mootenanny in Waynesville, Hickory International Council
Monday, July 22 – Cherokee World Games
Tuesday, July 23 – Colonial Theatre in Canton
Wednesday, July 24 – Blue Ridge Community College in Hendersonville, Diana Wortham in Asheville
Thursday, July 25 – Festival Friendship Dinner, Hazelwood Lantern Parade & Folkmoot After Dark in the Queen Auditorium
Friday, July 26 – Appalachian Street Dance at the Haywood County Courthouse, Queen Auditorium Matinee, Folkmalt in Canton
Saturday, July 27 – International Day in Downtown Waynesville, Haywood Community College
Sunday, July 28 – Candlelight Closing at Lake Junaluska
Folkmoot is, without question, the Smoky Mountains’ biggest party of the summer!
The full 2019 festival schedule is coming soon!
Please call 828-452-2997 for more information about Folkmoot 2019.