Washington Folk Festival (WFF) May 30-31, 2020

The 40th FSGW Washington Folk Festival 2020

The Washington Folk Festival is a free, two day, family-friendly celebration of the music, song, dance, and craft traditions found in the D.C. metro area. 2020 marks the 40th year that the Folklore Society has presented the Festival.

  • Noon to 7 pm rain or shine on May 30-31, 2020 at Glen Echo Park, MD.
  • Over 500 performers on seven covered performance stages, including one devoted to participatory dance. 
  • Fine crafts are available for sale in the crafts hall. 
See what last year's event included:
2019 program book (pdf, 1.9 MB)


The Washington Folk Festival is produced by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, in partnership with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland.  Support for the festival comes from the Richmond Folk Festival, the National Folk Festival, and FocusWOWD-LP Takoma Park 94.3 FM is the official media sponsor while Bluegrass Country radio provides additional backing.  




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