Presented by Northwest Folklife and Seattle Center, From Home to Home: Seattle Children’s Festival brings the family fun to you virtually from October 24 - 25, 2020! All weekend long from 11 AM to 1 PM, kids and families can experience the arts and culture of our greater Pacific Northwest communities with special guests Caspar Babypants, Northwest Tap Connection, Aleksa Manila, and more—all from the comfort of your home. With so much to see, do, and discover, this is the place to celebrate Our Big Neighborhood

Your donation powers discovery, exploration, and family fun online and from home to home, through this year’s From Home to Home: Seattle Children’s Festival as well as Northwest Folklife’s year-round programs. From Home to Home: Seattle Children’s Festival is made possible thanks to generous contributions from participants like YOU. Thank you!

Committed to Access for All | Suggested Donation: $20 per family

Special Gift Basket Giveaways!

In honor of this special event, we are giving away 2 special gift baskets to 2 lucky families featuring fun toys, games, art supplies and special items from CLIF Kid and Town Hall Seattle! Here are the 2 ways you can win:

Passport: Collect all 7 stamps for your virtual passport and fill out your "About Me" section!

Donate: Donation $20 or more to Northwest Folklife! Your support ensures youth and family programs like From Home to Home: Seattle Children's Festival will continue to make a lasting impact on Northwest Folklife's legacy!



Northwest Folklife and Seattle Center are proud to present Our Big Neighborhood, a youth and family program that provides opportunities to share and sustain the vitality of folk, ethnic and traditional arts for present and future generations. With events scheduled all year round, there’s always an opportunity to have fun and learn something new with family, friends, and all of us who make up Our Big Neighborhood.

Year-round events include: Movin’ Around the World: WinterMovin’ Around the World: SpringGlobal PlaygroundSeattle Children’s Festival, and Our Big Neighborhood at Winterfest.



Since 1972, Northwest Folklife has been deeply committed to celebrating the diversity of our Northwest communities and demystifying our differences together, under one roof. Our work centers on preserving cultural arts, bridging connections to heritage and identity, and cultivating the ever-evolving traditions of the Pacific Northwest. From daily creativity and imagination to family and community customs, Folklife is a part of each of our lives – past, present, and future.

Our Mission & Vision



During this time of uncertainty, we ask you to come together to help us sustain, uplift, and unite our folklife. Please consider making your best gift possible, one that ensures a bright and sustainable future for Northwest Folklife and speaks to the importance of upholding the arts, culture, and music that make up our daily lives.

You can also show your support for Northwest Folklife by joining our team of volunteers! Help us make the magic of Northwest Folklife happen—volunteer with us!