7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812

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The Washington Folk Festival at historic Glen Echo Park returns for the 41st year for this local tradition. The Festival will run from 12 noon to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4.

This FREE, rain-or-shine event is a celebration of the many cultural traditions that are a part of our greater Washington community.

You’ll experience a variety of American music styles like bluegrass, honkytonk, blues, swing jazz, old-timey, rockabilly, skiffle, and gospel. From abroad, savor offerings from the British Isles, Mexico, North India, Scandinavia, Afghanistan, Greece, Italy, Slovakia, Paraguay, Spain, the Balkans, and more. Prepare to move with dances including English country, contra, klezmer, bal folk, waltz, tango, Cajun, Middle Eastern, Bulgarian, and swing, with fantastic bands and expert callers who know their stuff.

With over 85 hours of performances in multiple performance areas, there is something for everyone at the Washington Folk Festival.

Browse the program to plan out your festival experience!

More information is available at washingtonfolkfestival.org.

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