The Smithsonian Folklife Festival takes place this summer on the National Mall between 12t and 14th streets from June 27-July 1 and July 4-8, 2018. Programs run most days from 11:30-6pm and evening concerts start at 6:30. Accessibility services are available.

This year’s festival highlights cultural creativity from Armenia and Catalonia, plus the 40th anniversary Sisterfire concert on July 8.

Enjoy craft demonstrations, music and dance performances, discussions, wine tastings, great food, shopping, and more.

For more information, including the complete schedule, visit


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