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Bumbershoot Festival Seattle Washington

31 August - 1 September

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Bumbershoot Festival has become a mainstay of the Seattle cultural scene for more than five decades. The arts and music festival is held over the United States’ Labor Day weekend. In 2024 this coincides with 31 August and 1 September.

Bumbershoot Festival

The festival is more than a great music weekend although Bob Dylan has performed at Bumbershoot. Comedy, theatre, dance, literature, film and the visual arts feature strongly at the festival, although the emphasis is most definitely on the talent in abundance in the Pacific Northwest Region.

Bumbershoot Festival Lineup

Details of who is performing at the 2024 festival will be made known here.

When Is Bumbershoot Music Festival Washington?

It is held over the Labor Day weekend – from 31 August to 1 September.

Where is Bumbershoot Festival?

Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington.

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Image: Bumbershoot Festival Photo David Conger.


31 August
1 September


Seattle Center
Seattle,WAUnited States
Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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