National Folk Festival

Concert or Performance

18 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

5 days, 200 acts, 18 venues, diverse styles, over 750 individual events and concerts

Celebrate the diversity of folk at the National Folk Festival, Australia’s Home and Heart of folk for over 50 years.

With over 200 acts representing styles as diverse as acoustic, blues, roots, bluegrass, world, Celtic, traditional, gypsy and country, and a program designed to inspire, enliven and entertain the National Folk Festival is more than just a series of concerts. Immerse yourself in everything from music, dance and spoken word to circus and traditional crafts. There is something for everyone.

Enjoy the vibrant Festival site populated with roving musicians and street circus while you browse the Festival market place with it’s food and beverage outlets, themed bars and markets stalls. The National Folk Festival showcases international headliners alongside top Australian artists. It’s an exciting mix of entertainment from high-end performers to grass roots and community entertainment. Find Your Folk at the National!


Bar Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Family Friendly Free Wifi International Kiosk Major Events Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop Wheelchair access


One ticket ‘access all areas’. From one day to whole weekend passes, a range of ticket options are available including on-site camping packages.

Event Times

18 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Annual Event


Exhibition Park, Canberra

Corner Flemington Road and Federal Hwy, Mitchell, 2911

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