Folkmoot 2019 – Lantern Parade

When: July 25, 2019 @ 8:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Where: Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786

Starting in the heart of the Hazelwood business district, Folkmoot and the Town of Waynesville will host a lantern procession on the evening of Thursday, July 25th. At 9pm, the lantern parade will start at the Town of Waynesville … Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Lantern Parade

Folkmoot 2019 – Folkmalt

When: July 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Sorrells Street Park, 8 Sorrells St, Canton, NC 28716

Canton and BearWaters Brewery welcome Folkmoot dancers and musicians to Sorrells Park for an international craft beer, live music, and food truck fair. This inaugural event will feature live music, international pavilions hosted by visiting groups from Colombia, … Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Folkmalt

Folkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College

When: July 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC 28721

Experience the wonder of dance, music, costumes and culture in this ALL GROUP performance at Haywood Community College.  Enjoy 9 GROUP PERFORMANCES with over 200 international dancers and musiciansLearn more by calling the Folkmoot Ticket Office, 828-452-2997  |  Groups of 20 or … Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College

Folkmoot 2019 – Candlelight Closing

When: July 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Stuart Auditorium, 20 Chapel Dr, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745

Lake Junaluska, Stuart Auditorium is the setting for Folkmoot’s 2019 closing performance. A beautiful and meaningful expression of international goodwill and the bonds that have been built during the festival, the Closing includes a presentation of flags, … Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Candlelight Closing

2019 Folkmoot Festival Schedule

2019 Folkmoot Festival Schedule • July 18-28 Overview 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 … Read more2019 Folkmoot Festival Schedule

Nashville Songwriters in the Round

When: May 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Folkmoot Center | Historic Hazelwood School, 112 Virginia Ave. Waynesville, NC 28786

  Scott Miller, David Childers and RB Morris Play Songwriters in the Round The long-running series of in-the-round performances began in Balsam in 1996 6pm – 7pm food, beverages and meet-the-songwriters, music at 7:15 Begun … Read moreNashville Songwriters in the Round

CommUnity Barn old time Square Dance

When: April 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Folkmoot Friendship Dinner, 112 Virginia Avenue, Waynesville, NC, 28786

The CommUnity Barn old time Square Dance, a longtime fixture in Jackson County’s Webster Community, pays a visit to the Folkmoot Center on Saturday, April 27, from 7 til 9 pm. Everyone is welcome! Called … Read moreCommUnity Barn old time Square Dance


Applications Folkmoot offers a wide range of programs, classes and activities, in addition to our summertime festival. Instructions for signing up for them can be found below. Folkmoot Festival Performance Group Application Instructions Folkmoot has begun the process of looking for groups for 2020. Please read the following information and fill out the application below … Read moreApplications