Folkmoot starts Friday, the 23rd, Mark your Calendars

For the 27th year,
Folkmoot USA… begins.

Thursday night Folkmoot Sponsors were treated to a private performance Gala Preview at Eaglenest Entertainment, Maggie Valley, NC. Afterward, donors and sponsors attended a reception. Here is a glimpse of the fun we all had at the reception, and a quick look at what’s to come these next two weeks

At 1:00, Friday afternoon, the Parade of Nations will take place from Main Street to the Historic Court House and having a camera is a must. If this puts you in the mood to dance, join others for Folkmoot at First Friday Street Dance in Waynesville, it starts at 6:30pm.

The international folk festival continues at 7:30 at the Grand Opening at the Stompin’ Grounds in Maggie Valley. All the groups will be there for your enjoyment and wonder.

The schedule for the week also includes Festival Dance Workshops, preformances, exhibitions and more.For a complete schedule visit

The event concludes with a Candelight Closing at Stuart Auditorium at Lake Junaluska with all the groups.