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(May 18, 2011)--Advance tickets for the 40th annual Texas Folklife Festival are on sale now at the following locations:

  • Institute of Texan Cultures museum store
  • H-E-B stores
  • Fort Sam Houston
  • Lackland Air Force Base
  • Randolph Air Force Base
  • Fiscal Services, UTSA Main Campus and UTSA Downtown Campus

>> Tickets also can be purchased online at TexasFolklifeFestival.org.

The festival features music, food, dance, artisans and demonstrators who preserve the folkways of the many cultures of Texas. The festival brings together more than 250 participating individuals and organizations representing 40 unique cultures, 65 arts and crafts vendors, 150 menu items and six stages of music, dance and entertainment.

The festival is conducted at the Institute of Texan Cultures, UTSA HemisFair Park Campus, 801 E. Durango Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78205.

>> Volunteers are still needed for the Texas Folklife Festival. Read details about volunteering.

For more information, call 210-458-2300 or visit the Institute of Texan Cultures website.

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Admission:

Adult (age 13+): $10 (advance), $12 (gate)
Child (age 6-12): $5 (advance), $5 (gate)
Child (age 5 and under) free

A group rate of $8 per person for orders of 20 or more tickets is available online. The group discount will be applied at check-out. Advance and online tickets may include an additional handling fee.

Festival hours:

Friday, June 10, 5-11 pm
Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday, June 12, noon-7 p.m.

 

 

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