Annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival

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  • N. Lakeshore Drive
    Lake Junaluska NC 28745


Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, will offer two nights of the finest traditional music and dance of the Southern Appalachian Region. The main shows begin at 6:00pm both Friday and Saturday, on the grand stage of the Stuart Auditorium overlooking beautiful Lake Junaluska. Both nights will include a rich variety of the region’s finest fiddlers, banjo players, string bands, ballad singers, buck dancers, and square dance teams as well as the marvelous sounds of dulcimer, harmonica, jew’s harp, bagpipes, spoons, saws, and folk ensembles.

Admission: The Open Tent Show is FREE and children under 12 are FREE. Tickets available at the door for $12.00; $10.00 for advance purchase

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35° 31' 45.4794" / Longitude: -82° 58' 24.2394"


N. Lakeshore Drive Lake Junaluska NC 28745

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Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center

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