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@NatGeoTravel Staff Picks: Summer Festivals

In the mood to celebrate among the masses? There’s nothing quite like an outdoor festival to make the summer season seem official. Here are a few of the @NatGeoTravel team’s favorite open-air festivals to inspire your next trip.

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in June

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There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in June.

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in July

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in July.

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The 42nd annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival kicked off yesterday down on the National Mall, among D.C.’s iconic monuments and beloved museums. The festival will run this week through Sunday, June 28th, and picks up again Wednesday, July 1st through Sunday, July 5th for the Fourth of July weekend. Each year the free outdoor festival (see…