Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Têt in Seattle – Vietnamese Lunar New Year
February 10, 2018 - February 11, 2018
Seattle Center Festál presents Tết in Seattle – Vietnamese Lunar New Year, February 10-11. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Vietnam through live performances, hands-on activities, foods, crafts, games, martial arts and a lively marketplace.
The Lunar New Year Celebration welcomes the return of spring and chases out evil spirits with the traditional roaring lion dance and the crackle of firecrackers. Revisit one thousand years of the Vietnamese history at this festive New Year celebration.
2018 is “Year of the Dog.”
Tết in Seattle — Vietnamese Lunar New Year is FREE and is a part of Seattle Center Festál, world cultural events. For the past 18 years, Tết Festival has celebrated the traditions of Vietnamese and Vietnamese-Americans by presenting and promoting arts, music, performances and foods that are unique to Vietnam.
Presented by Tết in Seattle.