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Philadelphia Folk Festival

An exciting weekend of music, food and fun on the grassy hills of Old Poole Farm

Philadelphia Folk Festival

The hills of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania come alive every summer with the sound of folk music during the long-running Philadelphia Folk Festival at Old Poole Farm near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. Credit: G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia

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Dates:
August 17-20, 2017

Overview

The hills of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania come alive every summer with the sound of folk music during the long-running Philadelphia Folk Festival at Old Poole Farm near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania.

Join thousands of people sprawled out on the hillside as you sing along, clap or just enjoy the music that fills the pastoral landscape. More than a handful of stages operate simultaneously, and daytime showcase concerts feature an array of exciting new performers.

Music is everywhere — from late-night sing-alongs to bonfires in the festival campgrounds to parking lot partiers having their own impromptu jam sessions.

This year, the fest features a jam-packed lineup, workshops, activities and events for those of all ages, and tons of food and drinks.

Among the notable names on the 2017 bill are Old Crow Medicine Show, Graham Nash, Taj Mo and many, many more.

Tickets for single days, all-festival-long and all-festival-long with camping are available. Tickets range in price according to length of stay at the event and are discounted if bought in advance. To view pricing details and to purchase tickets, click the button below.

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History

The festival, which is produced and run by volunteers and sponsored by the non-profit Philadelphia Folksong Society, has been bringing world-class folk music to the area for more than 50 years, and many music fans plan their vacations around the event.

The Philadelphia Folksong Society, the premiere folk organization in the greater Philadelphia region, is known nationally and internationally for producing the famous festival.

Don’t Miss

If you’re up for a fun weekend of camping, check out the special free concert in the campground Thursday night, which is only open to Festival Camping ticket holders.

Also of note, prominent artists like Bob Dylan, Tommy Smothers and Bonnie Raitt have shown up unannounced at the festival, so look out for familiar stars.

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Details

1323 Salford Station Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473
(215) 247-1300
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