Programs

Northwest Folklife produces multi-cultural programming year-round, take a peek!

NWFL-Square

NORTHWEST FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Every year since 1972, Northwest Folklife has presented the Northwest Folklife Festival over Memorial Day Weekend in Seattle Center. The Festival honors and celebrates the musical and cultural traditions that make our region great and provides opportunities for the public to connect with the many diverse cultures that make up the Northwest through dance, song, and art.  Learn more.

 

 

SCF-Square

SEATTLE CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

Northwest Folklife’s Seattle Children’s Festival is a one-day, multi-cultural festival held on Seattle Center grounds, “Celebrating Our Big Neighborhood.” The event brings together local communities that showcase and celebrate families of the Northwest. Family attendees enjoy live performances, interactive workshops, hands-on activities and more.

$0 Admission Fee — Thanks To Community Donations. Learn more.

 

Cultural-Arts-Square

Crossroad’s Cultural Arts Series 

Northwest Folklife partners with Crossroads Mall in Bellevue to bring once-monthly cultural performance to the food court stage at Crossroads. These performances are free and family-friendly. Learn more.

 

 

 

CHOMP-Square

CHOMP!

Northwest Folklife is thrilled to be programming all performances on the cultural stage at King County’s CHOMP! event September 12-13. This event is a unique celebration of local food and sustainable living at Marymoor Park, September 12-13. Learn more.

 

 

Northwest Folklife offers and supports numerous community events each year. To see what’s going on, or to share your community’s event, visit our Community Calendar here.