Seattle Iranian Festival is part of the Seattle Center Festál series and produced in partnership with Iranian American Community Alliance (IACA).
In 2022, Seattle Center Festál is celebrating 25 years of stories and traditions. The theme, "Where the World Gathers" links together the series of 24 free festivals presented throughout the year, each with a unique cultural focus, identity, and range of engaging activities.
The festival took place in-person on Saturday, June 25 at 11am-6pm in the Armory Food & Event Hall. View the highlights below.
This year's theme is the "Celebration of Iranian Women". It is an important moment in time to celebrate Iranian Women, especially their activities, contributions to the community they live in, and representation of Iran & Iranian.
The 16th Annual Seattle Iranian Festival is a one-day celebration of the Iranian Culture, inviting Iranian and Non-Iranians to come together under the roof of the Seattle Center Armory as part of the Festál family. All day, during the event, there are performances whether it is dance, music, or a quick speech from stage. The parameter of the Armory, there is Bazaar setting where there are vendors present selling their goods, usually handmade; while there are business owners promoting their line of business such as real-estate or insurance. Every year, there is Persian food available for purchase along with tea & pastries. There are free children's activities all day, typically in the line of the theme of the festival. IACA, who organizes the Annual Seattle Iranian Festival, holds a table for information as well as tables alongside it selling IACA and festival merchandise and other goods.