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

Capitol Hill Block Party

7/19/2024 through 7/21/2024

This annual three-day music festival and block party is held each July in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The …

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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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Zoomazium

Now through 9/2/2024

Now through Labor Day weekend, bring the family to enjoy a nature-inspired indoor play space for kids 8 …

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Boeing Seafair Air Show

8/2/2024 through 8/4/2024

The Boeing Seafair Air Show is the ultimate thrill-seeker’s dream come true. Get ready to witness the most …

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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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Alaska Airlines Torchlight Parade

7/27/2024

From dragon dancers to precision drill teams or marching bands to prancing horses, the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight …

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Seattle Tattoo Expo

8/16/2024 through 8/18/2024

Get inked, see the beautiful artwork of hundreds of tattoo artists, enjoy live entertainment, and take in local …

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Capitol Hill Farmers Market – Sunday

Ongoing

After a busy Saturday night, the Capitol Hill Farmers Market is the place to be on Sundays. Don’t …

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Festal: Seattle Arab Festival

7/27/2024 through 7/28/2024

Highlighting the sights, sounds and tastes of 22 Arab nations with henna dying, live music, calligraphy, coffee, cooking …

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