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Seattle, Washington, United States
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Annually held in September
Ages: From 0 To 100
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About Bumbershoot Festival
Words from the Festival
" ABOUT BUMBERSHOOT: THE HISTORY AND THE PARTNERSHIPS
Now approaching half a century, Bumbershoot is one of Seattle's largest cultural touchstones. Each year, thousands of people from across the country flock toSeattle Centerto attend this acclaimed festival, which has become one of the biggest and most-loved contemporary festivals in North America, while having maintained its Northwest spirit and innovative roots. The name Bumbershoot was chosen both as a knowing nod of respect to our citys most famous weather pattern, and a symbol of the overarching mission of this festival: to be an umbrella for all of the arts. Since 1972, Bumbershoot has been a multi-disciplinary arts festival showcasing the best of comedy, dance, film, literary arts, music, performing arts, theatre, visual arts and more. Spanning theSeattle Centergrounds, a campus originally created for the 1962 Worlds Fair, Bumbershoot has continued its legacy of celebrating innovation and the search for whats next.
The programming at Bumbershoot strives to be a contemporary microcosm of what is current across all disciplines and genres within those art forms, giving our audience opportunities few other festivals in the world offer."
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In The News!
- Bumbershoot Details 2019 Lineup - JamBase Jun 03, 2019
- Bumbershoot Bumps Up The Volume With AEG Live Deal - VenuesNow Feb 28, 2019
- Bumbershoot Signs Bookings Deal With Aeg - VenuesNow Mar 05, 2019
- ODESZA Look Forward to a Headliner's Homecoming at Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival - Billboard Aug 31, 2017
- 9 movies open Aug. 31, plus the 1 Reel Film Festival at Bumbershoot - The Seattle Times Aug 31, 2018
- Photos: 2018 Bumbershoot Day three provides mellow performances to close out the holiday weekend Sep 4, 2018
- Bumbershoot 2018 roundup Sep 24, 2018
- Bumbershoot 2018 Friday Schedule Aug 31, 2018
- Bumbershoot Day Two Sep 13, 2018
- Bumbershoot Day Three Sep 13, 2018
- Bumbershoot Day One Sep 11, 2018
- Highlights from Bumbershoot day three: Closing out the holiday weekend with SZA, Sasha Sloan and Lovelytheband Sep 4, 2018
- A Look Back at Bumbershoot 2018 Sep 5, 2018
- Photos: 2018 Bumbershoot day two continues to fill Seattle Center with color and excitement Sep 2, 2018