Event Details

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

When:  June 26 - June 30 and July 3 - July 7; Open daily 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; evening concerts on selected nights begin at 6:00 p.m.
Where: The National Mall, between 7th and 14th Streets, NW
Who:  Open to the public; all ages
Fee: Free of charge

What
: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an international exposition of living cultural heritage, annually produced on the National Mall by the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The largest annual event in the U.S. capital, the Folklife Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. The themes of the 2013 program will be:  Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival; One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage; The Will to Adorn: African American Diversity, Style, and Identity

Click here for more information on the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival and a schedule of daily performances, demonstrations, and exhibitions.

Click here for more information

Car-Free Diet Counter

Did You Know?

12% of Arlington households have no vehicles, compared to 8% statewide.

2000 U.S. Census

Car-Free Near Me -- Car-Free options for any Arlington or D.C. location

Upcoming Events
Car-Free Diet at Pentagon Centre

Friday, October 24, 2014

Bike Tour with Arlington County Park Rangers

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Marine Corps Marathon & Finish Festival

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Car-Free Diet at Ballston Common Mall

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Events Calendar