Hmong New Year Celebration is part of the Seattle Center Festál series and produced in partnership with Hmong Association of Washington (HAW).
In 2022, Seattle Center Festál is celebrating 25 years of stories and traditions. The 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.
In terms of COVID requirements, Seattle Center is a City of Seattle department. Thus, we are following the guidance from the City of Seattle as well as King County Public Health. Learn about Seattle Center's health and safety protocols at our events. To protect the public, City staff and contractors are asked to be fully vaccinated.
The festival will take place in-person: Saturday, November 5, 10am-5pm at the Armory Food & Event Hall. It is free and open to the public.
The Hmong New Year Celebration is a festival where the community gathers to celebrate the end of the harvest season. The community will adorn intricate textile clothing, perform traditional dances, feast on traditional Hmong food, and more.
More information to come!