Hickory – Folkmoot USA–The State International Festival of North Carolina is back! Folkmoot dancers from Mexico, Italy, Northern Cyprus, and Thailand will travel to Hickory for a one day only performance on Sunday, July 21, at 2 p.m. at the Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block. The Hickory performance is presented by TSH Charitable Trust.

Folkmoot is a two-week celebration of the world’s cultural heritage through folk music and dance. Held each summer across the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Folkmoot features performances, a parade and workshops by up to 300 performers from eight to nine countries.

Performers demonstrate cultural heritage through colorful, authentic and original reproduction costumes, lively dance and traditional music. During its 35-year history, over 200 folk groups from more than 100 countries have shared their heritage and culture at the Folkmoot Festival.

Ticket Pricing: General Admission $10; Children (12 years & under) are free. To buy tickets online or for more information about other Folkmoot festival events, visit: https://folkmoot.org.

Hickory Ticket Outlets:

Taste Full Beans 29 2nd Street NW, Hickory

United Arts Council 243 3rd Ave. NE, Hickory

Will Call (828) 326-0256

Local sponsors of Folkmoot Hickory: City of Hickory, Alex Lee, Beaver Family Foundation, Enterprise Fleet Management, KLINGSPOR, United Arts Council of Catawba County, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Pepsi of Hickory, Frye Regional Medical Center, COMMSCOPE, Piedmont Pathology, and Schwab Charitable.

For additional ticket sales or more information about FOLKMOOT please contact Ticket Chairperson, Hani Nassar at [email protected].