Welcome to Folklore Village!

Folklore Village is a nationally recognized folk arts and culture center dedicated to enriching lives through time-honored traditions. Since 1968, thousands of people of all ages have come to Folklore Village to gather with friends, meet new people, to eat, dance, sing and play. Come study with a master fiddler… sing with a gospel choir… dance until midnight… learn to make a basket… feast on jambalaya… join a back porch jam session… plant prairie flowers… or picture yourself as a student in a real 1890 schoolhouse… pass it on.

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Through August 31, 2017, please help by matching a one-donor gift towards completing major, much-needed infrastructure repair. Learn more about our Community Challenge Grant.

Folklore Village is hiring!  Information here.  

Upcoming Events:  Click on the links below for all the details!                (See Calendar of Events for all events) 

July 29  Ice Cream Social



Aug. 1 and Sept. 5  First Tuesday Open Mics



September 8-10  3rd Annual Sustainability Weekend



Folklore Village // Documentary from Jackson J. Eagan on Vimeo.