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

Leavenworth Tree Lighting Getaway plus Round-Trip Transportation

South Lake Union Park
12/5/2015 through 12/20/2015

Light up your December with Leavenworth’s famous Christmas Lighting Ceremony. Hop on the luxury coach with your friends …

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Wreath Making plus Wine Tasting

Beaumont Cellars
12/3/2015 through 12/20/2015

We’re all craftier with a glass of wine in hand! The experience is just as fulfilling as the …

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Drive the Blues Away

LeMay – America’s Car Museum
2/27/2016 through 2/27/2016

ACM’s newest signature event, guests will enjoy live music, gourmet light bites and tastings from local distilleries and …

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Cars and Cigars

LeMay – America’s Car Museum
8/13/2016 through 8/13/2016

Guests may enjoy El Gaucho signature appetizers, local spirits, wines and brews, Montecristo cigars, automotive displays and live …

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SPECTRA 2016: New Year’s Eve Under the Arches

Pacific Science Center
12/31/2015 through 12/31/2015

Seattle’s most spectacular New Year’s Eve party, is back for the third year with an extraordinary lineup of …

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Art Studio Tour Holiday 2015

Vashon Island Art Studio Tour
12/5/2015 through 12/13/2015

Artists on Vashon Island open their doors to the public for art studio tours. Spanning two weekends in …

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