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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. June 29-July 4, July 7-10.

Earlier Event: July 6
Free Summer Outdoor Concert: Tuelo
Later Event: July 7
Capital Fringe Festival