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36th Annual Folkmoot Festival @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 18 – Jul 28 all-day

The Folkmoot Festival calendar begins on the third Thursday each July and operates through the last Sunday of the month. Folkmoot invites performance groups from 7-9  diverse international countries along with local Cherokee and Appalachian performers each year.  Audiences can expect approximately 200+ dancers and musicians to share culture through music and dance at events throughout western North Carolina – venues between the Cherokee Qualla Boundary and Hickory, North Carolina.

Weekend events are scheduled in Haywood County, including the towns of Waynesville, Canton, Maggie Valley, Clyde and Lake Junaluska.

Weekend one includes a Gala for Friends of Folkmoot, Camp Folkmoot for youth, A Parade of Nations, Many Cultures Day and the Sunday Soiree, a new event featuring contemporary folk music and dance. Weekend two includes International Festival Day and several special seated events including the Candlelight Closing at Lake Junaluska.

For our full schedule, visit Folkmoot’s Festival Schedule page.

36th Annual Folkmoot Festival @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 18 – Jul 28 all-day

The Folkmoot Festival calendar begins on the third Thursday each July and operates through the last Sunday of the month. Folkmoot invites performance groups from 7-9  diverse international countries along with local Cherokee and Appalachian performers each year.  Audiences can expect approximately 200+ dancers and musicians to share culture through music and dance at events throughout western North Carolina – venues between the Cherokee Qualla Boundary and Hickory, North Carolina.

Weekend events are scheduled in Haywood County, including the towns of Waynesville, Canton, Maggie Valley, Clyde and Lake Junaluska.

Weekend one includes a Gala for Friends of Folkmoot, Camp Folkmoot for youth, A Parade of Nations, Many Cultures Day and the Sunday Soiree, a new event featuring contemporary folk music and dance. Weekend two includes International Festival Day and several special seated events including the Candlelight Closing at Lake Junaluska.

For our full schedule, visit Folkmoot’s Festival Schedule page.