Jul
18
Thu
36th Annual Folkmoot Festival @ Downtown Waynesville Tickets
Jul 18 – Jul 28 all-day
36th Annual Folkmoot Festival @ Downtown Waynesville

Many folks know Folkmoot as an international folk festival.
We’re proud that the mountains of Western North Carolina welcome the world to our region every July.

Folkmoot is an international folk festival held since 1984 in Waynesville, North Carolina and surrounding communities.

During its history, the two-week event has featured around 200 groups from approximately 100 countries.

Aug
30
Fri
49th Annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival @ Lake Junaluska Tickets
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day
49th Annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival @ Lake Junaluska

The 49th Annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival, to be held at Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, will offer two nights of the finest traditional music and dance of the Southern Appalachian Region.

The main shows begin at 6:30 p.m. on the grand stage of Stuart Auditorium overlooking beautiful Lake Junaluska.

Both nights will include a rich variety of the region’s finest fiddlers, banjo players, string bands, ballad singers, buck dancers, and square dance teams as well as the marvelous sounds of dulcimer, harmonica, jew’s harp, bagpipes, spoons, saws, and folk ensembles.

Tickets are $12/night in advance, $14/night at the door, 12-years-old and under free.
Purchase tickets at the Bethea Welcome Center.