Northwest Folklife Festival. Photo by Christopher Nelson
Bumbershoot. Photo: Christopher Nelson
Northwest Folklife Festival. Photo by Christopher Nelson

Festivals

Seattle’s Annual Festival Calendar

There’s Always Fun to Be Had

Whether your interests include art, music, heritage, films or food, Seattle is your destination for festivals. We offer arts and cultural celebrations year round, including Northwest Folklife Festival, the Capitol Hill Block Party, Earshot Jazz Festival and FreakoutREFRACT provides an all-access pass to the region’s famous glass art scene. And we’re justifiably proud of Seattle International Film Festival, the longest running, largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States. Here are some of our annual events, find more in our events calendar.

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Upcoming Festivals

Taste Washington: The Seminars

3/16/2024

Enhance your knowledge of Washington wine with insight directly from the experts and be led on an unforgettable …

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Seattle Jewish Film Festival

3/2/2024 through 3/17/2024

Lights, Camera, Community! The Seattle Jewish Film Festival keeps us connected and in conversation. Community is what lifts …

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Taste Washington: Dinner Series

3/21/2024 through 3/23/2024

Taste Washington is teaming up with local chefs who are passionate about using the best ingredients the Pacific …

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Ballard Farmers Market – Sunday

Ongoing

Open since 2000, Ballard Farmers Market is Seattle’s first year-round neighborhood farmers market selling produce exclusively from Washington …

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Taste Washington: The Grand Tasting

3/16/2024 through 3/17/2024

A must-attend event for food & wine lovers featuring tastings, pairings and cooking demos from Washington’s top chefs …

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Shine On Seattle

Now through 3/31/2024

Discover the enchanting world of light art in Pioneer Square this winter season. Embark on a brief walking …

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University District Farmers Market

Ongoing

Held Saturdays year round, the University District Farmers Market is Seattle’s oldest and largest “farmers-only” neighborhood market. Founded …

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Sensory-Friendly Programs

Ongoing

An opportunity for adults and families to experience the museum with lowered volume and light levels. All participants …

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West Seattle Farmers Market – Sundays

Ongoing

Nestled in the heart of the West Seattle Junction between Alaska and California Avenues, The West Seattle Farmers …

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