Seattle’s beloved Bumbershoot returns this year on Labor Day weekend-
August 31st through September 2nd at Seattle Center! Since 1971 Bumbershoot has been entertaining
the masses as one of the biggest and most-loved contemporary festivals in North
America. Featuring the best of comedy,
dance, film, literary arts, music, performing arts, theatre, visual arts and
The festival benefits One Reel- an organization that “fuels Seattle
civic pride through signature experiences that foster growth and development in
our community and the arts. You can
even donate admission to Bumbershoot to a disadvantaged youth on the One Reel website!
Some of this year’s highlights include (click the bold headers to link
to complete line-ups):
●Music: an exciting line-up with headliners The Chainsmokers, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, and SZA.
●Northwest Rock Art: prints from popular Pacific Northwest concert posters
●B-eats: Bumbershoot Eats. Hand-picked selections from Dan Bugge and friends.
●Dance: Don’t miss the moves from Massive Monkeys, the Khambatta Dance Company, and more.
●Yogashoot: Get zen with
classes presented by Corepower + Yoga Hustle.
●Carrying lots of stuff? Rent a locker! 3-day locker rentals are available online. Click here to reserve yours ahead of time as quantities are limited.
●ATMs and charging stations are available throughout the festival.
●Children below the age of 8 and seniors over 70 receive free admission!
●Want to be guaranteed a great view? Purchase an Emerald or VIP wristband to have access to prefered viewing locations.
●Get into the beat ahead of time by downloading the official Bumbershoot 2018 playlist on Spotify- or create your own!
●Vendor Village is open throughout the weekend for shopping, food and drinks.
●The name Bumbershoot is an ode to our rainy Seattle weather (it’s another word for umbrella).