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Food Vendors Selected for 79th National Folk Festival

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The 79th National Folk Festival has gathered together a varied group of food vendors offering a mouth-watering assortment of selections guaranteed to satisfy tens of thousands of hungry festivalgoers. When the festival returns to downtown Salisbury the weekend of September 6-8, 2019, it will feature a variety of regional and ethnic foods, as well as… Read more »

2019 Marketplace Artisans Selected

79th National Folk Festival Marketplace Artisans Announced

The National Folk Festival is pleased to announce the talented artisans and craftspeople who will be featured in the festival’s juried Marketplace in 2019. The Festival Marketplace will offer festival attendees the opportunity to purchase handmade creations from 30 of the finest artists and craftspeople from the State of Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula. It… Read more »

Announcing the Maryland Folklife Area Program at the 79th National Folk Festival

Today, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, the 79th National Folk Festival announced the Maryland Folklife Area & Stage program, sharing details about the performers, craftspeople, and demonstrators who will be featured in this special area of the festival in 2019. The National Folk Festival is returning to downtown Salisbury, September 6 –… Read more »

More artists headed to Salisbury

Another four performers have been announced for the 79th National Folk Festival in downtown Salisbury. The National Folk Festival returns for the second year of the festival’s three-year residency in Salisbury from September 6-8, 2019. “The artistic program for the 79th National Folk Festival is shaping up to be an amazing, expansive display of our… Read more »

More Performers Announced for 79th National Folk Festival

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SALISBURY, MD (March 19, 2019) – Today the National Folk Festival announced another four performers who will take the stage in downtown Salisbury, September 6 – 8, 2019. The 79th National Folk Festival in 2019 marks the second year of the event’s three-year residency in Salisbury. “The 79th National Folk Festival is going to be an outstanding showcase of traditional arts and… Read more »

79th National Folk Festival Reveals First Eight Performers

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SALISBURY, MD (February 27, 2019) – The National Folk Festival revealed today the first eight performers who will be featured in the 79thNational Folk Festival, which will take place in downtown Salisbury, September 6 – 8, 2019. This will be the second year of the event’s three-year residency in Salisbury. On hand at the announcement were government… Read more »

79th National Folk Festival Marketplace Applications Open To Maryland and Delmarva Artisans

Salisbury, MD – The search for the finest artisans and craftspeople in Maryland and on the Delmarva peninsula launches December 11. Selected applicants will be invited to join the 79th National Folk Festival, coming to Salisbury, Maryland, September 6 – 8, 2019. Applications may be submitted through the festival portal on SlideRoom (https://nationalfolkfestival.slideroom.com/) Application Deadline:… Read more »

The 78th National Folk Festival Draws 63,000 Attendees to Downtown Salisbury

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Mayor Jake Day, National Folk Festival Local Manager Caroline O’Hare, and the National Council for the Traditional Arts are excited to announce that attendance estimates have been tallied, and the National Folk Festival in Salisbury, Maryland drew approximately 63,000 attendees in its inaugural year. “It’s an unequivocal success,” said Mayor Jake Day. “We expected to… Read more »

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