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Discover the Art of Culture at Festál Cultural Festivals
Festál, presented by Seattle Center in partnership with community organizations, is a year-long series of FREE events that honors the cultural richness and diversity of the Pacific Northwest.  Festál plays a vital part in Seattle Center efforts to connect our dynamic and varied communities.




Tết Festival: Vietnamese Lunar New Year January 21-22, 2017
Irish Festival March 11-12, 2017
Seattle’s French Fest: A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures March 19, 2017
Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival April 21-23, 2017
Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration May 7, 2017
Spirit of Africa May 13, 2017
A Glimpse of China - Chinese Culture and Arts Festival May 20, 2017
45th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival May 26 - 29, 2017
Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival June 3-4, 2017
Festival Sundiata presents Black Arts Fest June 10-11, 2017
Spirit of Indigenous People June 24, 2017
Polish Festival Seattle July 8, 2017
Arab Festival July 15-16, 2017
Iranian Festival August 12, 2017
BrasilFest August 20, 2017
Tibet Fest August 26-27, 2017
Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival September 10, 2017
Seattle Fiestas Patrias September 16-17, 2017
The Italian Festival September 23-24, 2017
CroatiaFest October 1, 2017
TurkFest October 14-15, 2017
Diwali: Lights of India October 21, 2017
Dia de Muertos: A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed October 28-29, 2017
Hmong New Year Celebration November 4, 2017


About Seattle Center Festál
In 2017, Seattle Center Festál celebrates 20 years of global music, dance, art, crafts, history, food and insight presented through a unique partnership among community organizations and Seattle Center. This illuminating series of 24 ethnic cultural festivals on weekends throughout the year seeks to connect people in ways that build understanding, dispel stereotypes and generate pride among the generations who participate in these shared experiences. Seattle Center Festál is produced with the generous support of KUOW 94.9 Public Radio, Coca-Cola, Alaska Airlines, T-Mobile, Wells Fargo, The Boeing Company, 4Culture and ArtsWA. Additional support is provided by the City of Seattle and Seattle Center Foundation.


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