The Takoma Park Folk Festival is a free annual festival featuring music and dance from around the world on seven stages in Takoma Park, Maryland. From old-time fiddle and bluegrass to acoustic folk-rock to Afro-Latin fusion, performers range from well-seasoned stage veterans to youngsters on stage for the first time. The festival also includes dance workshops, children’s activities, a crafts show and ethnic food from around the world.
Kids will especially enjoy folksingers, interactive musical games, dancing and storytelling.
Date and Time:
September 10, 2017
10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Rain or shine.
Takoma Park Middle School
7611 Piney Branch Rd. (one block north of Route 410)
Takoma Park, Maryland
Limited on-street parking is available throughout the neighborhood. Free shuttle bus service will be provided with free parking in downtown Silver Spring. Parking is available at the Fenton Street Village Parking Garage at 8110 Fenton Street and at the parking lot on Sligo Avenue at Grove Street adjacent to the old police station. A free shuttle bus also runs from the Kiss & Ride area of the Takoma Metro Station. Parking is also available in Takoma Park at the Montgomery College East Garage.
To Be Announced
The Takoma Park Folk Festival is organized by an all-volunteer committee and performing artists donate their time and talent in an effort to raise money for local youth activities and organizations.
For a complete schedule of this year’s performances or more information about the festival, visit tpff.org.