The Northwest Folklife Festival, at Seattle Center, always takes place over Memorial Day weekend. 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.
WHEN: Every year over Memorial Day weekend in May. Follow the link to the official event source for this year’s date/time info.
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.