• Wilkum!

    Experience a nine-day celebration of Pennsylvania Dutch culture!

  • America’s finest!

    Over 200 folk artists and craftsmen from across the country!

  • Eat till you ouch!

    More Pennsylvania Dutch delicacies than you can imagine!

  • Fun for all ages

    Play, pet, eat, craft, watch, sing, listen, laugh, ride, draw, and learn!

  • World-Famous

    America’s largest quilt sale! Over 2500 handmade quilts!

2017 Quilt Auction

This year’s quilt auction will take place July 8th at 12:00 PM on the Festival’s Main Stage. Check out the 2017 Quilt Gallery!

Barn Star Painting

Barn Stars Added to Festival Quilt Auction - Read more...

The Power of Steam

Check out the quiet power of one of the largest portable traction steam engines ever built!

Best of the Best

The Kutztown Folk Festival is named the "Best of the Best" in the October issue of Destinations Magazine! Read the full issue here.

The Art of Fraktur!

The 2017 Festival will include the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center of Pennsburg, PA, and the Mennonite Heritage Center of Harleysville, PA, partnering to display and provide presentations and classes on the PA German art form known as Fraktur. More...

We Made the List!

WhereTraveler, Travel Guide to the World, provides travel information and recommendations on the best things to do around the world, including attractions, restaurants, nightlife, entertainment...We're so excited to make WhereTraveler's list of "Most Authentic Folk Festivals in America!"

Festival Brochure

The new 2017 Kutztown Folk Festival brochure is available for download. 

America’s Oldest Folklife Festival

Named One of America’s Top Celebrations by USA Today

Named a “Must See” Festival by the Washington Post