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

Fremont Sunday Market

Ongoing

Established in 1990, the Fremont Market has evolved into a thriving, diverse European-style, canal-side open-air street market that …

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Spotlight on the Waterfront

Now through 8/29/2024

On Thursday evenings, June to September experience local music, art, and cultural performances at Waterfront Park this summer.

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Festal: Seattle Iranian Festival

6/22/2024

Deepening community and understanding for the rich culture of Iran with Persian poetry, tea, modern music and traditional …

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Columbia City Night Market

Now through 12/21/2024

On the third Saturday of each month, The Columbia City Night Market is a vibrant gathering of local …

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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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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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Festal: Polish Festival Seattle

7/13/2024

Promoting Polish heritage and presence in our region through a lively day of food, exhibits, workshops, vodka tastings …

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50th Annual Seattle Pride Parade 2024

6/30/2024

Seattle’s 50th annual Pride Month celebration will close out with the annual Seattle Pride Parade in Westlake Park …

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Amazon Seafair Summer Fourth

7/4/2024

Amazon Seafair Summer Fourth is the best way to experience the 4th of July in the Pacific Northwest. …

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