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Holidays at the Center Features a Festive Mix of In-Person and Virtual Events, Experiences and Activities

During this spirited and festive time at Seattle Center, venues across the grounds welcome visitors with holiday cheer, programming and decoration. Twinkling tree lights, provided by Climate Pledge Arena, line campus pathways to accompany colorful lighting on buildings and grounds, and many parts of the campus are resuming in-person events, with… [ 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 ]

Route Your Way to Seattle Center

10.14.2021 Links below will open new windows. With the grand opening of Climate Pledge Arena and the return of events at venues across the grounds, easing transportation access to Seattle Center remains a priority. There are new and improved ways to access the 74-acre campus. Traffic management plans in place… [ 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 ]

Seattle Center Readies the Grounds for the Opening of Climate Pledge Arena

As Climate Pledge Arena prepares to open the world’s most sustainable arena and many resident arts and cultural organizations return to in-person events, Seattle Center has quietly upgraded campus amenities and readied the grounds. Multiple redevelopment initiatives have updated campus spaces and created new attractions to enhance the visitor experience… [ Keep reading ]

Campus Upgrades, Return to Events and One Grand Opening Mark October at Seattle Center

Links below will open new windows. Some resident organizations at Seattle Center return to in-person events during October, while others continue to offer outstanding arts, entertainment and educational content online. Seattle Center visitors will discover new outdoor art, digital signage and campus upgrades as the certified zero carbon Climate Pledge… [ 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 ]