Welcome to Seattle Center
Embrace our ethnic diversity and cultivate a deeper understanding of the cultures that contribute to the vibrancy of our region at Seattle Center Festál. The 2023 theme, "Where the World Gathers" links together the series of 24 free festivals presented throughout the year, each with a unique cultural focus, identity, and range of engaging activities. Share in holistic experiences rooted in age-old and contemporary traditions and enjoy culture through food, music, dance, art, film and more.
Seattle Center Festál is produced in partnership between Seattle Center and the 24 cultural organizations, with support from 4Culture, the City of Seattle, and Seattle Center Foundation. Festál is also part of the ArtsFund Cultural Partners Network.
Gather with Festál on weekends throughout 2023 at Seattle Center and enjoy the offerings of 24 in-person and hybrid festivals. Festál is Where the World Gathers to discover the people, the places, the stories and the traditions of diverse ethnic communities that contribute to the cultural vibrancy of the Pacific Northwest.
Visit the festival pages below for more information and sign up for Festál news to stay updated.
Learn more about the history and legacy of the Festál series.Visit Historylink website