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

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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Sakura-Con 2024

3/29/2024 through 3/31/2024

Sakura-Con is the oldest and most well attended anime convention in the Pacific Northwest where all of the …

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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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Taste Washington: The New Vintage

3/15/2024

Returning and stealing the show, The New Vintage is set with modern cuisine, cocktails, spirits and (of course) …

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Monster Energy AMA Supercross!

3/23/2024

See the world’s elite riders clash head-to-head at Monster Energy AMA Supercross where the fastest riders will earn …

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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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Festal: Irish Festival Seattle

3/16/2024 through 3/17/2024

Immerse yourself and celebrate the Irish heritage of the Pacific Northwest with traditional music, step-dancing, art exhibits, genealogy …

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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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Taste Washington: No Frills

3/18/2024

Experience what the meal of your favorite chef looks like after a long day in the restaurant. Get …

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