OCTOBER 8, 2017

Seattle Children’s Festival

The Seattle Children’s Festival is Sunday, October 8, 2017


Northwest Folklife’s Seattle Children’s Festival is a one-day, multi-cultural, inter-generational festival held on Seattle Center grounds, “Celebrating Our Big Neighborhood.”

Click here for the full schedule.

The Seattle Children’s Festival brings together local communities to showcase and celebrate families of the Northwest, introducing children in attendance to new cultures and traditions through a variety of educational and hands-on programs. This multi-cultural, inter-generational festival includes live performances and interactive workshops that are geared toward families and children of all ages.

No admission fee thanks to your donations. The suggested donation is $10 per person, $20 per family. Your donation supports Seattle Children’s Festival performers and production costs.

Seattle Children’s Festival 2015 from Egan El Rancho on Vimeo.

Music Performances

Experience music from around the Northwest, including traditional cultural performances and local favorites.

Dance performances

Explore a wide variety of cultural and contemporary dance from around the world!


Learn to sing, dance or play an instrument! Workshops are geared for all-ages participation.

Arts and Crafts

Draw, paint, glue and glitter! There’s plenty of opportunities for families to get their creative juice flowing and create something unique.

Hands-on Activities

Tactile learning is fun for the whole family. Explore, create, build and learn together at our Discovery Zone VISIT OUR PHOTO ALBUM FROM THE 2015 FESTIVAL or the 2016 Festival.