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Sep 08, 2019
A free, large-scale three-day outdoor event, the National Folk Festival celebrates the roots, richness, and variety of American culture. The 79th National Folk Festival will be held in downtown Salisbury, September 6-8.
The Maryland Traditions Folklife Area & Stage is devoted to celebrating the rich, living traditions of Maryland—from its Appalachian Mountains to its Atlantic beaches, with a different theme each year. Performances, demonstrations, displays, exhibits, and narrative presentations by Maryland masters and artisans will express both the state’s deep history and its evolving character.
Days & Times
- Friday, September 6th, 6 pm - 10:30 pm
- Saturday, September 7th, 12 pm - 10:30 pm
- Sunday, September 8th, 12 pm - 6:30 pm
- Food and merchandise vendors will open at 5 pm on Friday and 11 am on Saturday and Sunday.