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 Fair

Now through 6/23/2024

The 51st Annual Fremont Fair kicks off summer in Seattle with an iconic summer celebration. The festival draws …

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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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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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Ballard SeafoodFest

7/12/2024 through 7/14/2024

Experience the ultimate celebration of Ballard and beyond with FREE live music, family fun, arts, crafts, and food …

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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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The Taste Northwest

6/28/2024 through 6/30/2024

The Taste NW is more than just a celebration of food – it’s a melting pot of local …

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Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live

6/29/2024 through 6/30/2024

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party brings fans’ favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to life.

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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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