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Join the celebration - a different show each night!

The 89th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival showcases real mountain performers who share songs and dances that echo centuries of Scottish, English, Irish, Cherokee and African heritage. Each evening is a joyful exploration of the rich culture found in the valleys and coves between the Great Smokies and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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On Monday, August 1st, online ticket sales will be unavailable due to a system upgrade.

Tickets can be purchased by calling our box office directly at 828.257.4530.

Thank you!

About the theatre: In the heart of the Pack Square Cultural District is the city's finest theatre, the Diana Wortham Theatre: an intimate 500 seat theatre inside the Pack Place complex, with convenient off-street parking and numerous downtown restaurants within a block of the theatre. Diana Wortham Theatre offers live performances of music, theatre and dance throughout the year by nationally touring artists (the Mainstage Series) as well as a wide array of performances by professional and avocational regional arts groups.


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