Plan Ahead, Stick Around and Enjoy Saturday’s Festivities Saturday, July 27 presents a myriad of arts, sports, entertainment and family activities at Seattle Center. The events will generate street, garage and grounds congestion as well as lane and street closures. Please encourage Seattle Center visitors to plan ahead, map out available arrival and departure routes and expect heavier than usual [...]

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Did you know there is a special opportunity for Washington State employees interested in supporting Northwest Folklife? The Washington State Combined Fund Drive empowers Washington public employees and retirees to strengthen communities through the funding and support of charities with automatic monthly donations. It’s simple! It’s easy! Set it up and you don’t have to remember to renew! Find out how [...]

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Tell us what you think! You are invited to participate in Folklife’s 2013 Audience Survey. Help us make 2014 the Best Festival Ever! Plus, you can choose to be entered into a raffle for a prize pack that includes two tickets to Folklife’s Night at Safeco Field on August 6 and 2013 Festival merchandise of your choice. Click here to [...]

Polish Festival at Seattle Center, Saturday, July 13, 2013, from 11am until 9pm Come celebrate Polish culture and traditions with live performances of Polish folk groups, piano and jazz artists, modern dance, poster exhibit, workshops, food demos, children’s activities, participatory dance and more! Highlights include Folk Fashion Show with regionally inspired costumes from Poland. Food vendors will serve plenty of authentic [...]

Northwest Folklife is thrilled to announce we’ve been invited to program a full day of free music and dance at Kirkland Summerfest! The lineup features groups from your favorite Folklife communities, including Cajun/Zydeco, Indian, Hip Hop, Latino, Old Time, and Balkan, on stage on Sunday, August 11. Folklife Stage Schedule: 11:00 – 11:50 AM: Cultural Focus Representation: Indian Dance Performance with surprise [...]