National Folk Festival in Salisbury MD- Tremé Brass Band

A Great American Festival Comes to Maryland’s Historic Eastern Shore

Make your plans now to join us in Salisbury, Maryland, for the Maryland Folk Festival— a diverse celebration of arts, culture, and heritage.

This large-scale multi-day outdoor event, celebrates the roots, richness and variety of American culture. It features hundreds of the nation’s finest musicians, dancers, craftspeople and other keepers of culture in performances, workshops, and demonstrations, plus children’s activities,  non-stop participatory dancing, storytelling, parades, and more.

Best of all, it’s FREE!

Salisbury, Capital of the Eastern Shore

After more than 5 years as the host of the National Folk Festival, produced in collaboration with the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), the City of Salisbury is proud to launch its own legacy festival.

 In 2023, the city of Salisbury, Maryland will take center stage with the Maryland Folk Festival September 22 – 24.