The Great Lakes Folk Festival is produced by the Michigan Traditional Arts Program at the Michigan State University Museum. The festival includes nearly 100 musicians or dancers in groups. Also featured are traditional and other food vendors, craft vendors and many other individual artists/demonstrators. There are five performance stages (including one with a 2,400 sq. ft. dance floor), a children’s hands-on activity area, crafts demonstrations, and crafts marketplace.

Festival hours are:  Friday, Aug. 7, 6 – 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 8, noon – 10:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 9, noon – 6 p.m. For more information, call the MSU Museum at (517) 432-GLFF (4533) or learn more at and on Facebook and Twitter.

Admission to the MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival is free (donations are encouraged).

Downtown East Lansing, Michigan

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