Washington Folk Festival, June 3-4

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Washington Folk Festival, June 3-4


Washington Folk Festival Will Return to Glen Echo Park for Its 41st Year with Free Performances on June 3-4

The Washington Folk Festival, in its 41st year, will return to Glen Echo Park on Saturday-Sunday, June 3-4, with free performances each day from noon-7 p.m. The festival will host more than 450 performances on seven stages.

Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd. in Glen Echo. 

The festival annual features music of all kinds, participatory dance, a fine crafts market and storytelling. The festival celebrates the diverse American and international music styles to be found throughout the Washington area among the local and talented performers.

The festival features a picnic area and the park has its famed carousel. The festival will take place rain or shine. There will be complimentary transportation and parking from the Waverly parking lot located at 7400 Waverly St. in Downtown Bethesda. The shuttle service is one block from the Bethesda Metro Station on the Red Line.

The Washington Folk Festival is co-produced by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the National Park Service. The Washington Folk Festival is made possible by support from the Maryland State Arts Council, WOWD-LP https://takomaradio.org/, the festival’s official media sponsor and Bluegrass Country https://bluegrasscountry.org/.

For more information of the festival, go to https://www.fsgw.org/washington-folk-festival. 

This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.


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Roy Kelley, Retired, Former Associate Broker, RE/MAX Realty Group

Gaithersburg, Maryland  

Comments (8)

John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Roy Kelley the Washington Folk Festival on June 3-4 is a great fun event to attend.

Jun 02, 2023 01:09 PM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Roy,

This Folk Festival should be a lot of fun.  I am so glad all these communities are getting back to normal. We need that.

Jun 02, 2023 03:53 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

The Washington Folk Festival sound like a great way to spend this weekend, Roy.

Jun 02, 2023 07:59 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Roy... this sounds like a wonderful festival... and the fine crafts would certainly get a lot of my attention.

Jun 03, 2023 05:13 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for your comments. Your feedback is always welcome.

Jun 05, 2023 07:32 AM