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Smithsonian Folklife Festival


  • National Mall Washington, DC (map)

A special annual event sponsored each June-July by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage celebrating cultural traditions around the world. The Folklife Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. The 2016 programs are Basque, the Sounds of California and On the Move: Migration and Immigration Today.

Earlier Event: June 28
Nationals vs. Mets
Later Event: June 30
UniverSoul Circus