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Polish Festival Seattle | Jul 8

Saturday, July 8 | 12-7 p.m. PT

Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphiteatre

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Join us for a lively day of Polish cultures, traditions, and contemporary achievements!

There will be fun for all ages with this year’s focus on joy and play in the past and present. Polish games from childhood to modern days will be featured, including Polish video games sponsored by Indie Games Poland Foundation.

The festival also welcomes a variety of dance and music entertainers. Festival highlights include:

  • Video gaming area and exhibit
  • Dance performances by Polonez Dance Group and The Polonia Polish Folk Song & Dance Ensemble
  • Music from Zabavva, Vivat Musica! Choir, Laure Struber-Mosnier playing the music of Chopin, as well as performances by Olivia Gold and Parno Drom
  • All ages crafts: kids’ crafts and wianki (head wreaths)
  • Food demos and food booths, with authentic Polish traditional dishes and desserts – Smacznego!
  • Beer garden and vodka tasting
  • Film area with The Witcher series and video game documentary
  • Marketplace, featuring a variety of Polish arts & crafts, imports, and other merchandise

See the full festival schedule and plan your visit! Plan Your Visit

he festival is free and open to the public.

About Seattle Center Festál

Seattle Center Festál cultivates a deeper understanding of the cultures and ethnic diversity that contribute to the rich vibrancy of the Pacific Northwest. This unique series links together 24 free festivals presented on weekends from January to November, each with its own cultural focus, identity, and range of engaging activities. The purpose of Seattle Center Festál is to provide opportunities for cultural communities to produce and present enriching, non-political, non-religious celebrations at Seattle Center. Seattle Center Festál is Where the World Gathers to celebrate the people, the places, the stories, and the traditions of the city’s communities. Seattle Center Festál is produced in partnership with 24 different community groups and supported by City of Seattle, Seattle Center Foundation, 4Culture, and KUOW. Festál is also part of the ArtsFund Cultural Partners Network.

About Seattle Center

Connect to the extraordinary at Seattle Center, an active civic, arts, and family gathering place in the core of our city and region. Seattle Center’s 74-acre campus, centered around the International Fountain, is part of the Uptown Arts & Cultural District and home to Climate Pledge Arena; more than 30 cultural, educational, sports, and entertainment organizations; and a broad range of public and community programs. In everything it does, Seattle Center’s mission is to create exceptional events, experiences, and environments which delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities.

In 2023 Seattle Center is expanding its role to provide maintenance and public safety services for Seattle’s new Waterfront Park, a series of new public spaces on Seattle’s downtown waterfront between Pioneer Square and the Seattle Aquarium. Seattle Center will support managing these new waterfront public spaces in partnership with the non-profit Friends of Waterfront Seattle, which offers the community a range of recreational and cultural programming. 

Thanks to the support of Official Seattle Center Partners – Alaska Airlines, The Climate Pledge, Coors Light, Pepsi, Premera, Symetra, T-Mobile, and WaFd Bank – Seattle Center is the #1 arts and entertainment destination in the Pacific Northwest with 12 million annual visitors, generating $1.864 billion in business activity and more than $631 million in labor income annually.