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52nd Annual Northwest Folklife Festival

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From May 26th – 29th, come to the 52nd Annual Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle Center for 23 performance stages, visual art galleries, films, food, and more at the ultimate celebration of Pacific Northwest culture. 

The Folklife journey continues with this year’s Cultural Focus, Lagom: Not too much, not too little, but just right!

This Scandinavian term speaks to the notions of balance. When change happens in a person’s or communities life, you have to adapt to your new environment. You’ve got to reassess, find your footing, interrogate your conditions, and create a path for new beginnings.

Don’t miss out on this incredible event for the whole family! As a nonprofit arts and culture organization, Northwest Folklife is committed to access, so the festival has a ticketless entry model with a suggested donation!

Find out more in ParentMap's Northwest Folklife Festival 2023: Guide for Families.

Image: Kids dance during a family-friendly performance at a past Folklife Festival. Credit: Christopher Nelson

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