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    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

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    Beginning September 9, due to the federal government's fiscal year close out, only cash or check payments can be accepted for fees at the Boott Mills, canal boat tours, and for Interagency Passes. Credit cards will be accepted again on October 1, 2014. More »

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Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 07/26/2013, 07/27/2013, 07/28/2013

    Location: Downtown Lowell, Massacusetts | Map Time: 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM,12:00 PM to 10:00 PM,12:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Phil Lupsiewicz Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 978-275-1705
Yary Livan

 The largest free folk festival in the nation, with continuous music on five outdoor stages, takes place July 26-28, 2013 in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts. 

The festival takes place on five different stages in historic downtown Lowell.  A family friendly event, the Lowell Folk Festival has presented an international array of folk music, ethnic foods, craftspeople and artisans, as well as kid's activities to enthusiastic New England audiences every summer for over 26 years.  

The festival will kick off on Friday evening at 6:40pm with a flag raising ceremony and parade starting at City Hall Plaza. All are welcome to  participate in the parade to signal the opening of the weekend's festivities

The Lowell Folk Festival is presented by Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell Festival Foundation, the National Council for the Traditional Arts, the City of Lowell, the Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce.

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