There will be a film shown on Thursday night on the CCC Camps

The Festival will start Friday afternoon with a ceremony and

bands in the evening

Saturday there will be craft vendors and bands, ceremonies and workshops.

Featured this year will be a fiddle contest - don't miss it!

The Walk of Fame ceremony will take place at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 11th in front of Spaghetti Benders restaurant on 565 Philadelphia  Street in downtown Indiana. We will take precautions with masks and social distancing. 


For more information go to the EVENT tab above and the WALK OF FAME page or contact co-founder Tony DeLoreto at 724-840-5661

FEATURED NEWS: In 2020 we celebrated the
"Year of the Woman" to celebrate
the 100th year anniversary of woman's suffrage
In 2019 NAFF, Inc. and the American Legion Post 141

 hosted The Wall That Heals in October, 2019

The 2nd Annual National Vietnam War Veterans Day Program was at the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana at 621 Wayne Ave. March 29th, 2020.  


Welcome to the original Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, Inc. NAFF initially began in 2013 by Jim Dougherty through his passion and interest in Appalachian history. Through this event, he strives to share what’s so wonderful and interesting about the areas that make up Northern Appalachia through educational seminars, music, movies, and more.


The 2021 Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, Inc. will feature two days of music, food, street vendors, beer, and Northern Appalachian history on our downtown's main street. 

We will also be honoring a new list of influential people for the Walk of Fame as well as raising money for our local community center. 


Be a part of something special. Contact us to be involved.