Northwest Folklife Festival

The Northwest Folklife Festival, at Seattle Center, always takes place over Memorial Day weekend (May 22 – 25, 2015). This free folk music festival features live entertainment, street performances, a beer garden, handmade crafts, and more. The festival is famous for its flavorful organic food. And this year the event promises a few new activities.

For families, check out The Discovery Zone, the festival’s fenced off area just for kids.

WHAT: The Northwest Folklife Festival is a free event. More info.

WHEN: May 22 – 25, 2015. Festival begins at 11am and concludes at 10:00 p.m. from Friday until Sunday. The Festival runs from 11am until 9pm on Monday. Food vendor hours may vary.

WHERE: The Seattle Center – 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109.

SAVVY TIP: The festival draws a huge crowd, so show up early for easier parking. Even the paid lots near the Seattle Center will fill up fast.

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