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March 1

The annual Glendale Folk and Heritage Festival will be a celebration of folk music, its history and culture.

Attracting local residents and regional visitors alike, the event is held every spring to foster an understanding and appreciation of traditional Arizona music and culture through experiential learning, performances and workshops. Drawing from a rich heritage of ranching, railroading and mining, the Folk and Heritage Festival allows attendees to experience the unique diversity of the Southwest.

The festival takes place at the city’s beautiful Historic Sahuaro Ranch, located at 9802 N. 59th Ave., and at Glendale Main Public Library, 5959 W. Brown St. The free event features folk and bluegrass music performed by more than 400 musicians, live cowboy poetry and authentic storytelling, with five stages of music throughout both Saturday and Sunday. In addition, three workshop areas will invite attendees to learn to play spoons, saws, ukuleles, harmonicas, swing guitar, pennywhistle, jug band, skiffle music, autoharps and more!

2019-20 Festival Season Dates:
Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020
Sunday, March 1, 2020
10:00am – 5:00pm Each Day

Free Admission


March 1
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Sahuaro Ranch Park
Arizona United States