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Folk Festival


Boasting 58 years, the annual Arkansas Folk Festival, takes place every third Saturday in April. Come join us in the beautiful Ozarks for a fun filled weekend with activities for all ages!

Activities include Music on the Square, craft vendors and tasty food vendors.


Friday, April 16

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Artisans Market on the Square

 Music on the courthouse stage

1:00 - Carolyn Carter

1:30 - Harmony

2:30 - Duane Porterfield

3:00 - Lisa Ray

3:30 - Five South

4:00 - George Hulsey

Saturday, April 17

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Artisans Market on the Square

10 a.m. - Folk Festival Parade

Music on the courthouse stage

11:00 - Taller Than You

Noon - Lee Mountain Ramblers

12:30 - The Sparrows

1:00 - Rough & Ready Bluegrass

2:00 - Grace Stormont

2:30 - Lost Valley String Band

3:00 - Pam Setser, Crystal McCool, Lillyanne McCool, and Mary Parker

4:00 - The Gravel Yard Bluegrass Band

5:00 - Roger Gardner, Ron Haynes, and Michael Howell

Arkansas Craft School is hosting several demonstrations by their extraordinary Artists Instructors, including Pottery with David Dahlstedt. Dora Gonzalez will demonstrate Leathermaking and her intricate way of Wire Wrapping Arkansas crystals. Dana Finnimore will show the magical colors of Enameling and Metalsmithing. Arkansas Craft School is located at 101 N. Peabody Avenue.

While you are here don't forget to shop locally! Mountain View offers a wide variety of shops and boutiques. Mountain View is also home to the Ozark Folk Center State Park, and Loco Ropes!

The Chamber of Commerce will have merchandise vendors down North Peabody Ave! Please contact Joanie at the Chamber for a vendor application for these spots.

For Parade Rules and Regulations (sign up form) please contact Shanna at the Chamber office!!