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47th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The 47th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival will feature a variety of fun and interactive family activities, including crafts and food demonstrations, as well as music and dance performances.

The Festival will be held Wednesday, June 26, through Sunday, June 30, and Wednesday, July 3, through Sunday, July 7, outdoors on the National Mall between Seventh and 14th streets. Admission is free. Festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day, with such special evening events as concerts and dance parties beginning at 6 p.m. The Festival is co-sponsored by the National Park Service.