Northwest Folklife Festival. Photo by Christopher Nelson
Bumbershoot. Photo: Christopher Nelson
Northwest Folklife Festival. Photo by Christopher Nelson


Seattle’s Annual Festival Calendar

Festivals All Year-Round

Whether your interests include music, dance, theatre, heritage, films or food, Seattle is your destination for festivals. We offer arts and cultural celebrations year round, with the biggest of all being the fabulous party that is Bumbershoot, the Labor Day weekend spectacular that features more than 2,500 visual and performing artists. Rolling Stone magazine named it one of the five best festivals in the U.S. And we’re justifiably proud of Seattle International Film Festival, the longest running, largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States.







Upcoming Festivals

6th Annual Mount Rainier Wine Festival

The Alpine Inn Restaurant
7/11/2015 through 7/11/2015

6th Annual! This great event provides a sampling of some of Washington’s best wineries. This festival offers great …

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Sunset Supper

Pike Place Market
8/14/2015 through 8/14/2015

Overlooking the Seattle waterfront, Pike Place Market transforms into the perfect venue where you can sample and sip …

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Seattle Center Summer Fitness

Seattle Center
6/16/2015 through 8/19/2015

Stretch, dance and de-stress at Seattle Center Summer Fitness, offering two fun and healthy outdoor weekly exercise classes, …

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Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Northwest Film Forum
10/8/2015 through 10/18/2015

Held annually in October since 1996, The Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival has grown into the largest …

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Free Family Tours and Activities

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center
6/3/2015 through 8/30/2015

It’s interactive, kid friendly, and full of teachable and inspirational moments. Bring your family to the Bill & …

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Shatterproof Challenge Rappel Seattle

IBM Building
10/14/2015 through 10/14/2015

Accept the challenge of your life by rappelling down the IBM Building..

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