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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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Seattle Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival Highlights Hawaiian Artists Hard Hit by the Pandemic

Seattle Center Festál: Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 12, streaming on Facebook highlights music, hula, workshops, Hawaiian learning experiences and an expanded virtual vendor marketplace. With a theme of Na Mele O Hawai’i, the 13th annual festival centers bands and musicians in Hawai’i who… [ Keep reading ]

Tibet Fest Preserves Traditional Tibetan Arts and Culture as It Explores the Contemporary Tibetan Diaspora

Seattle Center Festál: Tibet Fest, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, streaming on Facebook, preserves Tibetan arts and traditions and provides an opportunity for the broader public to experience this very rich and unique culture. City of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan launches the festival with a special greeting,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Arab Festival Highlights Arab History, Arts, Stories and Food

Seattle Center Festál: Seattle Arab Festival, Aug. 12-15, features traditional Arabic music, storytelling, food demonstrations, dancing and other performances that showcase the traditions, talents and accomplishments of Arabs and Arab Americans. Link to the virtual festival on Facebook. Each year, Seattle Arab Festival seeks to strengthen the ties among Arab… [ Keep reading ]

BrasilFest Offers a Colorful and Music-Packed Peek into Brazilian Culture

Seattle Center Festál: BrasilFest live streams 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 22, on Facebook. The virtual celebration, held during the week of Brazilian Folklore Day, reflects the spirit of Brazilian culture, where a mix of physical and mental strength ground movement, tradition adorns fresh foods and music serves… [ Keep reading ]

Did You Know?

As we approach the other end of the global pandemic (hopefully), we have found that the 16-month journey has changed event production “at Seattle Center.” With the moratorium on in-person events last March, organizations that reside on the grounds, along with our own public programming, quickly pivoted to virtual activities…. [ Keep reading ]