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Seattle Center celebrates the flourishing communities and cultures that make the city vibrant in annual festivals. The Center comes alive with every stage, pavilion and arena offering something for everyone.  

New Rising Sun and Seattle Center are pleased to announce a new collaborative effort to sustain Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival long into the future. Join us for the 2024 Festival August 31 - Sept 1, 2024.
Bumbershoot Info
Embrace our ethnic diversity and cultivate a deeper understanding of the cultures that contribute to the vibrancy of our region at Seattle Center Festál, which hosts 24 free, ethnic cultural festivals. Festál events happen throughout the year and offer an opportunity for communities to gather and share deeply rooted traditions and contemporary influences with the greater Seattle area. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this signature program in 2022!
Festal Info
The largest and most highly-attended film festival in the United States is back again in 2024, with some additional screenings virtually on the SIFF Channel. May 9-19, 2024. 90+ feature films and 100 plus shorts from over 50 countries. Daily screenings, events, talks, Q&As and more. For additional information visit siff.net
SIFF Info
Since 1972, the annual Northwest Folklife Festival has been a community-powered celebration of arts, culture, and heritage that make up the brilliant cultural tapestry of the greater Pacific Northwest! Created for and by 150+ Community Coordinators, the festival hosts over 6,000 artists and culture bearers across 25 stages and 200 food and craft vendors annually. The festival remains one of the largest community-powered festivals in the nation. The 53rd Annual Northwest Folklife Festival will take place in-person on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, 2024.
Northwest Folklife Festival Info
PrideFest is the largest free Pride Festival in the country, a celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our mission is to elevate the stories of queer and trans people, advocate for our causes, and celebrate our successes. We look forward to celebrating the 50th Anniversary with you on June 30, 2024.
Seattle PrideFest Info
For over 40 years, The Bite has proudly served as the gathering place for local and regional businesses to foster community connections and celebrate the Pacific Northwest’s food scene. Under new management by FoodieLand, and in partnership with Seattle Center, The Bite promises an impressive lineup of 250+ food vendors, retail pop-ups, craft beer and wine tastings, and 50+ musical artists.
Bite of Seattle Info

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