Press release

Feel free to share this press release with your local news outlet! PDF version here. 80 Years of Folk: New England Folk Festival Celebrates Milestone Anniversary! FOR RELEASE 7 March 2024 [Marlborough, MA] – [March 7, 2024] – Calling all music lovers, dance enthusiasts, and culture seekers! The New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA) is thrilled […]

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Family events & activities new & expanded this year

New and expanded family events this year include programming for children and families from 10am-4pm both Saturday and Sunday. Choose from kid-friendly dances including contras, barn dances, International, Scottish, Morris and more; family performances; participatory singing and story games; and a Mummer’s Play. Our Family Activities area, open from 10am-4pm daily, includes open crafts all

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Festival advance ticket sales now open

Get your tickets to NEFFA today!  Buy your All Festival tickets online in advance at! Or, as always, you can earn free admission as a Volunteer. Adult (25-64): $120 general/$95 memberSenior (65+): $95 general/$80 memberYoung Adult (18-24): $85Youth (9-17): $30Child (0-8): Free Single session tickets are $45 general/$40 members, and Friday night tickets are only

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Call for Volunteers is Open

NEFFA runs on volunteers! You can earn free admission to the Festival by volunteering. Six hours earns the entire Festival (fewer hours are prorated). We need volunteers in many areas: SETUP/TAKEDOWN JOBSSigns (inside)Signs (outside)Site setup/takedown(may require heavy lifting) FESTIVAL JOBS  Family Activities (13 and up)Information (Hospitality)Instrument Check (16 and up)Sound (for all skill levels incl.

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New Website for NEFFA is Now Live

In 2023, the NEFFA Webteam reviewed usage of the NEFFA website and learned that over half of our users access the site from their cellphones or other mobile devices. We also noted that the site had not been refreshed since well before the pandemic, and some of the under-the-hood components were becoming challenging to maintain

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