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In terms of COVID requirements, Seattle Center is a City of Seattle department. Thus, we are following the guidance from the City of Seattle as well as King County Public Health. Learn about Seattle Center's health and safety protocols at our events. To protect the public, City staff and contractors are asked to be fully vaccinated.
The festival will take place in-person on June 17 (6pm-9pm), June 18 (12pm-9pm), and June 19 (12pm-7pm) at the Armory Food & Event Hall, Mural Amphitheatre, and Fisher Pavilion Rooftop. The event is free and open to the public.
The festival celebrates the arts and educates the community about people of African descent who form a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities. Join Festival Sundiata and celebrate Juneteenth & Father's Day with food, dance, music by local artists, art gala, youth drill & dance teams, children's village, African dance troupe, marketplace with over 60 vendors, Tuskegee Airmen, Buffalo Soldiers, and the Unspoken Truths Museum.
Millions of people have been touched by the Festival Sundiata experience and come back annually. The free programs will be even more entertaining with great production value and classic performances. Most importantly, Festival Sundiata creates an opportunity to bring families and diverse communities together in unprecedented ways.
|6:00pm-6:15pm||"Lift Every Voice" - DaNell Daymon|
|6:15pm-7:15pm||Art Reception & Social Hour|
|12:10pm-12:50pm||The Mahogany Project|
|2:00pm-2:50pm||Styles of Steppin|
|3:00pm-3:50pm||Boka Kouyate Drum Circle|
|12:00pm-12:15pm||Opening Buffalo Soldier National Anthem|
|12:15pm-1:30pm||Electronettes Highsteppers Mychel Hodges II|
|1:30pm-2:30pm||Phil & Felicia Curry|
|2:40pm-3:30pm||E Pruitt Band Maureese Itson|
|3:40pm-4:30pm||Dub Lounge International|
|4:40pm-5:40pm||Justnice Zhanea June Tomi Bell Rose Prosecco|
|5:50pm-6:50pm||Dray Love & Empress Lof*|
|7:00pm-7:30pm||DJ Uncle Guy Dance Party|
|7:30pm-8:40pm||Rick James’ Original Stone City Band|
|12:00pm-12:50pm||Toni Bailey, Zumba|
|2:00pm-2:50pm||Yung B DianaStarr Sassie|
|6:00pm-6:50pm||Lion of Judah|
|12:30pm-1:40pm||Michael Powers Band|