Folkmoot USA

The Hickory Performance is presented to you by TSH Charitable Trust

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

Folkmoot USA–The State International Festival of North Carolina

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 34-year history, over 200 folk groups from more than 100 countries have shared their heritage and culture at the Folkmoot Festival.
Click here For more information on the 2017 performers

Folkmoot dancers from four countries (TBA) will travel to Hickory for a one day only performance:

Sunday July 23, 2017; 3 p.m.
Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block
Buy Tickets Online
Hickory Ticket Outlets
Taste Full Beans 29 2nd Street NW, Hickory
United Arts Council 243 3rd Ave. NE, Hickory
Will Call  (828) 326-0256
Ticket Pricing
General Admission $10
Children (12 years & under) $5,

For additional ticket sales or more information about FOLKMOOT please contact Ticket Chairperson
Hani Nassar at