Northwest Folklife Festival

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Country and Region United StatesWashington
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Seattle, Washington, USA
Festival Contact Information

Mailing address:
Northwest Folklife
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109-4623 USA
Physical address:
Northwest Folklife
158 Thomas Street, Suite 32
Seattle, Washington
Phone: (01) 206 684-7300
Fax: (01) 206 684-7190
Email: Folklife (at)

Festival Description

Northwest Folklife Festival—held over Memorial Day weekend, is one of the largest, varied and most vibrant free folklife celebrations in North America. Produced by Northwest Folklife and Seattle Center, it hosts more than 7,000 participants, 27 stages and venues, roughly 1000 performances, and an audience of approximately 250,000 at the 74-acre Seattle Center. Participants immerse themselves in four days of music and dance performances, visual arts and folklore exhibits, symposia, workshops, craft and cooking demonstrations and films.

Festival Dates May 24 - 27, 2013
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