Northwest Folklife

Some 250,000 people are expected throughout the weekend for this year’s Northwest Folklife Festival. Christopher Nelson photo

Cultural celebrations for the people, by the people

The community-curated, community-powered and community-driven Northwest Folklife

 

How the Northwest Folklife Festival Impacts the Cultures That Make It Possible

The benefits go on long after everybody goes home.

 

The Moments That Define Northwest Folklife’s Modern Era

Over the last two decades, the community-powered festival has grown and changed alongside the city it serves.