Seattle’s transformation from a dull port to one of the most culturally enriched cities of the US is truly sensational. Thanks to its cultural heritage, every year hordes of tourists head to Seattle to
enjoy the huge line up of colourful festivals there. If you have any plans of visiting the coffee capital of the US this year then this list of upcoming events and festivals would come in handy for you.
Earshot Jazz Festival
In its 27th edition this year, Earshot Jazz Festival celebrates the spirit of Jazz in the best way possible. The festival will be held from 9th – 18th November, and would feature more than 50 concerts all across the city. Established as well as new but promising musicians will enthral huge crowds.
Seattle International Auto Show
If you are fond of automobiles then this festival is for you. To be held from 8th to 11th October at the Century Link Event Field Centre, Seattle International Auto Show would showcase more than 400 vehicles across different categories like cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers and alternative fuel vehicles. From test driving these vehicles and enjoying zip lining tours to eating delicious food, this festival would definitely bring out the child in you.
Seattle Slack Key Festival
Celebrate the best of Hawaiian music and cuisine during the 7th Annual Seattle Slack Key Festival that takes place on 8th November at the Town Hall Theatre. Some of the premier Hawaiian musicians who will be performing this year are George Kuo, Ikaika Marzo and Nathan Aweau. What can be more exciting than watching your favourite artists perform while gorging on delicious Hawaiian delicacies?
Seattle South Asian Film Festival
Watch some of the finest films from India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival. The festival will be held from 15th to 25th October in the Greater Seattle Area and would expose movie buffs to the nuances of Asian culture and traditions; certainly a must attend event.