Get Involved


Individual contributions to Northwest Folklife not only ensure the future of the Seattle Children’s Festival, but they also directly impact our ability to reach out to a wide net of local cultural communities and to work with them to develop programming for other community members to experience and enjoy. It is our hope that you see the great value of our work and join our donor family by making a donation to Northwest Folklife today.

By giving, you play a part in every aspect of what we do – from producing our signature Northwest Folklife Festival and the Seattle Children’s Festival to supporting local cultural communities and partner events that take place throughout the year.



Be part of the magic at the 5th Annual Seattle Children’s Festival! Volunteers receive hands-on experience with event operations, get to engage with families and can put their time towards community service requirement for schools.



Share Your Message With Our Northwest Family-Friendly Audience!

Northwest Folklife provides a great opportunity to advertisers to tap into the family community of the Northwest through its souvenir event passport and other on-site opportunities.

The annual Seattle Children’s Festival attracts over 3,000 attendees for over 25 performances in 5 different indoor venues. Northwest Folklife has a committed and engaged social network as well as active email communication with its constituency.


Become a Sponsor

Connect With A Unique, Northwest Family-Friendly Audience at the 5th Annual Seattle Children’s Festival!

Last year’s first-ever Seattle Children’s Festival attracted over 2,000 attendees for more than 25 performances in 5 different indoor venues at Seattle Center. A wonderful place to connect and be seen, your sponsorship not only supports Northwest Folklife’s mission and vision to strength out communities through arts and culture, but it provides your brand a platform to tell its story and connect with a vibrant, niche family audience.

Northwest Folklife offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities and we’d love to talk with you about them. Some ideas:

  • Stage Naming Rights
  • Workshop Naming Rights
  • Stage Announcements
  • Digital Recognition package (including social media, eNewsletter, and more)
  • On-Site Booth Activations
  • and then some!

Northwest Folklife can work with you to customize a sponsorship package to meet your brand’s goals and specifications. Just reach out!


Media Sponsorship

For Media Sponsorship inquiries, please contact Devon Leger at Hearth PR at