Sep 16 2018
40th Takoma Park Folk Festival

40th Takoma Park Folk Festival

Presented by Takoma Park Folk Festival at Takoma Park Middle School

The Takoma Park Festival has provided joyous and eclectic entertainment for four decades, and it returns on Sunday September 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. This free and family-friendly event showcases folksingers, international musicians and dancers, as well as teen performers. Other features include a juried craft show, kids’ games, an array of international foods and community booths. Of special note, the popular community loom in the crafts area is returning, as is an exhibit on the history of the Festival. Come early and participate in a singing procession led by the D.C. Labor Chorus. Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd, 20910.

Parking on-site is limited to those with handicap permits. Shuttle buses run from the Takoma Park metro station Kiss & Ride area, and Montgomery College East parking garage at 7730 Fenton Street, Silver Spring. Service dogs only on school grounds. More Info:

The festival needs hundreds of volunteers to put on this wonderful event!  Please consider being part of the community that brings the festival to life.


Admission Info

Free Admission

Dates & Times

2018/09/16 - 2018/09/16

Additional time info:

Service animals only.  Parking at the school is limited to handicap passes.  Shuttle buses available from Takoma metro station on the red line at the Kiss and Ride entrance, as well as the Montgomery College East parking lot on 7730 Fenton Street.

Location Info

Takoma Park Middle School

7611 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Accessibility Info

A select number of performances will be interpreted in sign language and the festival is held on school grounds, which is wheelchair accessible.