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WINTER TRAIN & VILLAGE

This treasured mainstay of Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 26 – Dec. 31, in Seattle Center Armory and on the grounds, boasts a rich history dating back to the 1950s. The tradition began when three model train enthusiasts built an electric train set from 24-volt airplane motors that travelled through a… [ Keep reading ]

Virtual Festál 2021 Offers Outstanding Cultural Digital Content

Links below will open new windows. The 2021 Virtual Festál series has amassed an outstanding collection of digital content featuring cultural performances, presentations, panels discussions, streaming videos, cooking demonstrations and more. Festival information and digital links are available at http://www.seattlecenter.com/events/featured-events/festal. Seattle Center Festál highlights the history, arts, traditions, heritage and contemporary… [ Keep reading ]

Artists at the Center Offers New Arts and Culture Experiences at Seattle Center

Links below will open new windows. A year-long slate of performances featuring up and coming artists to celebrate the opening of Climate Pledge Arena launches this month. Seattle Center, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Climate Pledge Arena, Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition, and Seattle Kraken have partnered… [ Keep reading ]

Hmong New Year Celebration Highlights the Harvest, Honors Ancestors and Anticipates New

Seattle Center Festál: Seattle Hmong New Year 2021, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, gives thanks at the end of the harvest season and honors ancestors with a celebration of traditional music, dance, poetry, food and fashion. The virtual festival streams on Facebook and YouTube. This final festival in the 2021… [ Keep reading ]

A Hybrid Dia de Muertos Festival Seattle Remembers and Celebrates the Departed

A Hybrid Dia de Muertos Festival Seattle Remembers and Celebrates the Departed Links below will open new web pages. Seattle Center Festál: Dia de Muertos Festival Seattle, streaming at 12 noon on Sunday, Oct. 31, presents traditional dances, pre-Columbian music and a lecture by archeologist Lorena Medina, who will… [ Keep reading ]

Diwali: Lights of India Highlights the Beauty of Indian Art, Music, Heritage and Cooking

10.13.2021 Links below will open new windows. Seattle Center Festál: Diwali: Lights of India, features the compelling and beautiful art, music, dance, cooking, traditions and heritage of India, 12 noon, Saturday, Oct. 23. Festival organizers have put together a program exclusively created and produced for this virtual Diwali celebration with… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous People Festival Celebrates Creativity, Brilliance and Resilience

10.08.2021 Links below will open new windows. Seattle Center Festál: Indigenous People Festival, Oct. 12-15, presents four days of virtual performances and panels featuring locally and nationally recognized Indigenous artists and advocates. The public may join the festival free of charge by clicking here. This annual festival provides a venue… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

Celebrating Hispanic Influences at Seattle Center The 30 days between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15 are considered Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, a time of independence days and national holidays for Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Chile. At Seattle Center, Hispanic influences, including… [ Keep reading ]

Italian Festival Brings the Joy of All Things Italian to Seattle Center

Seattle Center Festál: Italian Festival, 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25 and 10 a.m.-6 pm., Sunday, Sept. 26, at Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion and Green, features art, music, food, dance and participatory activities for the entire family. The festival is the first in the 2021 Festál series… [ Keep reading ]

Sea Mar Fiestas Patrias Highlights Latin American Independence, Culture, Health and Fitness

Seattle Center Festál: Sea Mar Fiestas Patrias, starting at 12 noon on Saturday, Sept. 18, celebrates Latino culture with music, folk dancers, poetry and demonstrations of tantalizing, time-honored foods. Click here to link to the live stream. The annual festival commemorates the historical independence of countries within the Latin American… [ Keep reading ]