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The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00PM - Benjamin Hunter
  • Julia Francis w Darren Loucas
  • Jamaar Smiley
  • Mason Marcus Turner
  • Monoclub
  • Athr
  • Derek Edamura, LJ Cronin & Benjamin Hunter Interview
  • Kitty Junk
  • Lew Jones Act
  • The Kicheko Project
  • FMD Enero
  • Mark Wand
  • Doug Rusk
  • Terra Nobody
  • Barry Sebastian
  • Vivian & Benjamin Interview

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Vanishing Seattle: Central District, Wa NA WARI
  • 1:30pm - mother of pearl
  • 2:00pm - Aidan
  • 2:30pm - Pili Ka Moʻo
  • 3:00pm - York's Lament
  • 3:30pm - A Heart Free
  • 4:00pm - Take Hands

Converge Mural Stage (Live)

  • 11:00AM - Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band
  • 12:00PM - Siam Smile Thai Classical and Folk Dance
  • 12:45PM - Bonglang Ruam Jai
  • 1:40PM - Banda Vagos
  • 2:30PM - Morning Star Korean Cultural Center
  • 4:00M - The Pine Hearts
  • 4:45PM - Richie and the Walnuts
  • 5:30-6:00pm - The Faux Paws
  • 7:20PM - Global Heat
  • 7:20PM - Planet Fly
  • 8:15PM - Afrosonics
  • 9:20PM - The Braxmatics

The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00 PM - Francisca Flores Garcia_President's Message
  • Judd Wasserman
  • Haley Graves
  • James Dean Cotton
  • Kimo Muraki
  • Francisca Flores Garcia & Benjamin Interview
  • Carter Wilson
  • Rev Sekou & Benjamin Interview
  • Harvey Neibulski
  • Erika Lundahl
  • Pink Camel
  • Kenya & Benjamin Interview
  • Mason Marcus Turner
  • Meera bhajans by Suchitra Iyer
  • Luther Ray
  • Ari Joshua
  • Simon Okelo

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Vanishing Seattle: Chinatown-International District, Bush Garden
  • 1:30pm - Artifact
  • 2:00pm - Folk Floor
  • 2:30pm - Thank You Trees
  • 3:00pm - ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught)
  • 3:30pm - Stay Well, Stay Awake
  • 4:30pm - A Drive to Top Surgery

Converge Mural Stage (Live)

  • 11:00AM - Klez Chaos
  • 11:50AM - The Klein Party
  • 2:00PM - Bahia in Motion
  • 3:00PM - Samba Olywa
  • 3:00PM - Northwest Junior Pipe Band
  • 4:30PM - Je Ka Jo

The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00 PM - Savi Louise
  • Naomi cooper
  • Osem i Devet
  • Uuhai Band Part I
  • D'Mario D. Carter
  • No Idol Music
  • Steve and Kristi Nebel
  • Ayesha Brooks
  • Eliza & Benjamin Interview
  • WES SP8 (Speight)
  • Kate Berreth
  • Aaron J. Shay
  • Jam Town Howdy Band
  • Yeti set go
  • Jacqueline (Jaye) Ware

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Sojourn
  • 1:30pm - The Reluctant Radical
  • 2:45pm - SŪKŪJULA TEI (Stories of my Mother)
  • 3:15pm - No Soy Oscár
  • 3:45pm - Rooted
  • 4:00pm - The Last Attempt
  • 4:20pm - Don't Put Her Down

Converge Mural Stage (Live)

  • 11:00AM - Path with Art Veteran's Choir
  • 3:10PM - Dance with Dora
  • 6:30PM - Playerz of Instrument
  • 7:20PM - Lion Of Judah Band

The Quilt Sessions

  • 3:00pm - Ella-Bella Bee & the Pollinators
  • Bulgarian Voices of Seattle Women's Choir
  • Dr Mel & The SQUIDminders - Ukraine
  • Merri Ann Osborne
  • Wendy Joseph
  • Uuhai Band Part II
  • Shahrazad

Folklife Film Forum

  • 1:00pm - Sky Aelans
  • 1:30pm - life is a gift
  • 2:00pm - Weckuwapok (The Approaching Dawn)
  • 2:30pm - Our Stories
  • 3:00pm - Taky Kimura - The Heart of The Dragon
  • 3:30pm - Terra Nostra
  • 4:30pm - Manahini

Accommodations

If you’re looking for a place to stay while visiting the Festival, check out the below hotels who offer special rates for Folklife patrons! Just specify that you want to take advantage of the Northwest Folklife Festival rate when booking your reservation.


OFFICIAL HOTEL SPONSORS

The Mediterranean Inn

425 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle

(206) 428-4700 / (866) 525-4700
http://www.mediterranean-inn.com/

Mediterranean Inn has been sponsoring the Northwest Folklife Festival for over 20 years! It is located right across the street from Seattle Center, offering festival goers convenience as well as panoramic views of the city and sound!  Receive 10% off prevailing rates by booking here.  Use discount code 'Folklife Festival'

Belltown Inn

2301 3rd. Avenue, Seattle

(206) 529-3700 / (866) 525-4704
http://www.belltown-inn.com/

Centrally located in the heart of the Belltown neighborhood. Receive 10% off prevailing rates. Call for current rates or email info@belltown-inn.com.


Traveling to the Festival:

Driving to the Seattle Center

Parking at Seattle Center can be challenging, so please plan accordingly. We encourage you to carpool or take public transportation. There's driving access to Seattle Center via Interstate 5, and SR-99.



Parking at Seattle Center:

The 1st Avenue Garage is no longer available for public use. There’s no replacing or reimbursing parking passes, so do not lose your pass.

Seattle Center parking garage locations:

Mercer Street Garage

650 3rd Ave N 5th Ave Garage

5th Ave N & Harrison Street


• Garages has a limit to 10 hours per day.

• Vehicles over one stall wide are not allowed in garages. Oversized vehicles must be preapproved by Northwest Folklife in advance.

• Disabled parking is available at all Seattle Center parking lots and garages.

• For parking garage comments and questions, please call Seattle Center Transportation Services @ 206-684-7340.

• Getting to the Festival without a Vehicle:

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• Metro Bus – Numerous bus routes serve Seattle Center including Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 29, 31 and 33. Rapid Ride D Line and routes 5 and 28 serve the Center along Aurora Ave N.

 For detailed information on fares and bus routes to Seattle Center, visit the Metro Transit website at http://kingcounty.gov/depts/tr... or call them at 206-553-3000.

• Monorail - For travel between downtown Seattle and Seattle Center. **Orca cards can be used on the monorail! Please visit http://www.seattlemonorail.com...

• Biking to the event? Bike racks are located at all of our entrances.

For more information and up to date travel tips, visit https://seattlecenter.com/visi...