The 32nd Annual Lowell Folk Festival is in...

2018 Lowell Folk Festival – Latest News

32nd Lowell Folk Festival Announced

The Lowell Folk Festival continues to provide the finest in traditional music, craft, foodways and more in downtown Lowell. This annual celebration is the best in traditional folk music, artisan crafts and ethnic foods, and will be returning to downtown Lowell with a full lineup beginning with the traditional parade of nations from Lowell’s City Hall Plaza to Boarding House Park. The free festival offers something for everyone, from 8 to 80-year-olds all within the heart of Lowell National Historical Park.  Continue reading here.

Lowell Festival Foundation Annual Fundraiser

The Lowell Festival Foundation’s Annual Appeal for the 2018 Lowell Folk Festival is taking place on Wednesday June 20th As we gear up for our 32nd year of providing a 3-day “Admission Free” Folk Festival, we greatly need your generous support!  Get more info here.

Lowell Folk Festival Performers

We have been busy planning this year’s festival and are pleased to announce the first round of performers.  Check out the list here.

Lowell Folk Festival Craft Area

This year’s folk craft area draws attention to four basic techniques underlying the work of traditional master artists – painting, plaiting, pounding, and pulling. These ways of working result in craft that is functional, decorative, spiritual, and musical.  Check out the list here.

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