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Throughout the streets of downtown Lowell, in the footprint of the Lowell National Historical Park, the Folk Festival is a much-loved perennial summer favorite for thousands of individuals and families looking for free entertainment. The event captures the diversity and historical significance of Lowell, and the imagination of local residents and tourists from around the world.

The festival features five outdoor stages of traditional folk music, a family fun area, authentic craft demonstrations, and ethnic food vendors; and shines a spotlight on Lowell’s diversity and historical significance.

Although the event is free, the Lowell Festival Foundation and its partners need $1,000,000 to produce the festival every year. To minimize costs, the festival is powered by an army of over 1,000 volunteers, but they cannot do it alone. Your support is needed!

The Lowell Festival Foundation is asking for help in its virtual Bucket Bridge Crowdfunding Campaign, part of the foundation’s fundraising goals. The campaign ends July 24 so don’t delay! To make a donation, click here