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Texas Folklife Festival

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Location San Antonio
Dates June 07, 2014 - June 08, 2014
Description:

From Texas Folklife Festival Website:

The Texas Folklife Festival was modeled after the Smithsonian's Folklife Festival, which was held in Washington, D.C. in 1968. On behalf of the Institute of Texan Cultures (which was built as part of the Texan Pavilion for the 1968 Worlds Fair), O.T. Baker attended the first Smithsonian Folklife Festival and returned home with big plans--to replicate the event in San Antonio. And the wheels were set in motion.

The first Texas Folklife Festival was held from September 7-10, 1972, on the grounds of the Institute in HemisFair Park. O.T. Baker (1910-2006), the Festival's founder and director from 1972-75, was a dedicated and inspirational leader in constructing this phenomenal event that has received countless international, regional and local awards.
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Show hoursSat 10-11, Sun 10-7
Public Admission PriceAdult (13 plus) $12, Child (6-12) $5, Children 5 & under free
Year #43
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