Seattle Children’s Festival

The first annual Seattle Children's Festival is coming October 12!

GansagoSeattle Children’s Festival is one-day multi-cultural festival located on Seattle Center Grounds on October 12, 2014 from 11:00AM-6:00PM. The festival has no admission charge, thanks to your donations. By “Celebrating Our Big Neighborhood,” the Festival will bring together local communities that showcase and celebrate families of the Northwest. Families will also have the option of an Event Passport that takes them on an interactive journey through the festival. We’ll be presenting performances and interactive workshops geared towards families and children of all ages including some of the most well-loved children’s performers of the Northwest. Various international dance forms presented will include Indian Kathak Dance, Philippine Folk Dance, West African Dance, Hip-Hop break-dancing, Brazilian Capoeira Angola and more!

Kids will also have the chance to learn and listen to various different music styles and stories inc04C6B980-EF2B-4428-89EA-D25A3D7B0DECluding Sunshine Music Together, Hand-made Crankies, American stringband music, and Marimba groups.

Families will have a chance to try out these styles for the friendly workshops to spark curiosity and promote cross-cultural understanding, exploration, and acceptance. The Seattle Children’s Festival will also include jump roping with Ropeworks, interactive cooking demonstrations with PCC for kids as well as sustainable farming education with Seattle Farm Co-op, interactive historical exhibits with MOHAI, and various hands-on activities.Caspar BabyPants

Kids and parents will be encouraged to bring their dancing shoes! Upbeat pop bands from the Kindiependent community such as Caspar Babypants and Recess Monkey will perform.

 The Seattle Children's Festival, like the Northwest Folklife Festival, is accessible to all in our community without admission charge, thanks to donations from good folks like you! To help support the Seattle Children's Festival and other Northwest Folklife activities, please click below.