Get Involved

There are many ways for you to get involved with Our Big Neighborhood!


Are you or your organization interested in participating with a performance, workshop, or hands-on activity? If so, let’s chat! Click on the links below to email us with your ideas. We are programming virtual content only for the time being, and would love to hear how you envision bringing your talents to Our Big Neighborhood!


Northwest Folklife is a community-powered and funded non-profit organization, creating opportunities for folks of all ages to celebrate, share, and participate in the evolving cultural traditions of the Pacific Northwest. Your donations make our programs possible and help us keep the magic of Folklife alive. Thank you!


Although the Our Big Neighborhood programs are virtual again this year, there are still ways to help out! As we celebrate 50 years of Northwest Folklife, we invite you to share your Folklife story. By using #Folklife50 on your social media pages, your stories, photos, memories and visions for the future will appear on our Folklife50 page! All you have to do is post on social media, and use the hashtag #Folklife50.


Share Your Message With Our Northwest Family-Friendly Audience!

Northwest Folklife provides a great opportunity to advertisers to tap into the family community of the Northwest through online opportunities. For more information email


For Media Sponsorship inquiries, please contact Katie at


Connect With A Unique, Northwest Family-Friendly Audience at Our Big Neighborhood

A wonderful place to connect and be seen, your sponsorship not only supports Northwest Folklife’s mission and vision to strengthen our communities through arts and culture, but it provides your brand a platform to tell its story and connect with a vibrant, niche family audience.

Northwest Folklife offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities and we’d love to talk with you about them. Some opportunities include:

  • Stage Naming Rights
  • Workshop Naming Rights
  • Stage Announcements
  • Digital Recognition Package (including social media, eNewsletter and more)
  • On-Site Booth Activations
  • and then some!

Northwest Folklife can work with you to customize a sponsorship package to meet your brand’s goals and specifications. For more information, please contact Katie.


For press inquiries, please contact our Marketing & Communications Lead, April at