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20th Annual Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival

03/01/2019 - The 20th annual Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival will be held in the heart of the village of Ocracoke Island, NC on June 7-9, 2019. The celebration features musicians, storytellers, artisans, and characters of Ocracoke Island and beyond.  In addition to weekend performances, events include food, kid’s activities, workshops, a traditional Ocracoke square dance, and a Sunday morning gospel sing. 

Performers include Molasses Creek (your hosts), Donald Davis, the Steel Wheels, Mipso, Kaira Ba, Aaron Burdette, Chatham Rabbits, Beleza, Craicdown, Noah Paley, Bill Harley, Martin Garrish, Coyote, The Wilders, Paperhand Puppets, Mahalo Jazz, Warren, Bodle & Allen, Bob & Jeanne Zentz, Green Grass Cloggers, John Golden, Rodney Kemp, Jef the Mime, Ballet Folkorico de Ocracoke, and more! 

Ocrafolk Festival is produced by Ocracoke Alive, a community non-profit committed to enriching the Ocracoke Island community by encouraging and sponsoring cultural, artistic, educational, and environmental activities. Proceeds from Ocrafolk Festival support critical student and community programs.

Ocrafolk Festival Early Bird Tickets are available through April 30 as well as general information about the weekend.

Online Applications for Ocrafolk Festival juried Artisans are open through March 15, with selections completed by April 1. For more information visit