Lost History

Forgotten Festivals

Music Festivals

outdoor music festivals usually spanning two or three days and showcasing a wide range of performers.

Art Festivals

These festivals highlight the Pacific Northwest’s thriving art scene and its substantial collector base.

Other Festivals

From performances to cultural there are many forgotten festivals from around the Seattle area.

Seattle Pop Festival

Seattle Pop Festival

The Seattle Pop Festival brought an all-star lineup to thousands of attendees for three days in July 1969. Woodinville was a part of music history before there was Woodstock.

WOMAD USA 2001 Main Stage


For a few years, Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington—a short distance from Seattle—hosted the WOMAD festival. Peter Gabriel’s passion for international music served as the impetus for the 1982 World of Music, Art, and Dance (WOMAD) festival.