Family Area

List of activities in the 2019 Family Area.

The North Carolina Folk Festival Family Area is open 12-5 PM Saturday & Sunday! The Family Stage features a variety of performances including storytelling, puppetry, interactive  music, and dance. The North Carolina Folk Festival pays special attention to providing engaging and educational interactive performances and hands-on activities for children and families, sharing with them the richness and […]

NC Folklife Area

North Carolina Folklife Area

The Folklife Demonstration Area at the 2019 North Carolina Folk Festival is produced in partnership with the North Carolina Folklife Institute. The 2019 North Carolina Folk Festival Folklife Area celebrates our state’s rich traditions of fiber arts. From transporting our belongings and staying warm to adorning our bodies for special occasions, some of humanity’s most […]

Lyft to Donate for Each Ride

Planning to take a Lyft to the NC Folk Fest? Use code NCFOLKFEST2019 and $1.00 will be donated to the North Carolina Folk Festival for each Lyft ride taken to the event. Folk Yeah!

Folk Fest Music Spots

Local band Last Rays of Sunday members pose with a guitar and fiddle.

Folk Fest Music Spots will feature local artists in downtown Greensboro spaces. Now celebrating its second year, the North Carolina Folk Festival will present Folk Fest Music Spots – a new program during this year’s Festival featuring eleven local bands in intimate spaces hosted by eight downtown Greensboro businesses. The Folk Fest Music Spots program […]

Laurelyn Dossett Hosts “Songs of Hope & Justice” with Special Guest Performers from the N.C. Folk Festival Thursday, September 5th in the Van Dyke Performance Space

Phil Cook, Anya Hinkle, Lalenja Harrington, and Wendy Hickman preform with other artists on a dark stage.

Tickets for this festival tradition and celebration are now on sale. Greensboro singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett will host a gathering of renowned folk musicians – including Phil Cook, Anya Hinkle, and actor/activist Sarita Ocón – for “Songs of Hope & Justice” in downtown Greensboro’s Van Dyke Performance Space on Thursday evening, September 5th at 7 p.m.  […]

2019 Schedule Revealed on Mobile App

Download the free NC Folk Fest mobile app available in the Apple App Store and Google Play with this QR code.

Volunteer shifts are still available throughout the festival, Sept. 6-8, 2019 North Carolina Folk Festival organizers today announced the 2019 schedule for the North Carolina Folk Festival – a free admission, three-day weekend celebration of America’s roots & heritage in downtown Greensboro, Friday, September 6th to Sunday, September 8th.   The schedule is available on the […]

Kontoor Brands Will Serve as Stage Sponsor for 2019 N.C. Folk Festival

The Lee-Wrangler Stage, one of the N.C. Folk Festival’s several outdoor stages, will host festival performers both day and night The North Carolina Folk Festival today announced that Kontoor Brands, Inc. will sponsor the “Lee-Wrangler Stage” for the 2019 NCFolk Festival, which will take place in downtown Greensboro from September 6-8th, 2019. A large street […]