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Enjoy Novel Sounds at Bumbershoot in Seattle, Washington

Bumbershoot is a 3-day music festival that features the most up-and-coming music talent in Seattle, Washington. That’s not all – it’s also an extravaganza for the arts, showcasing visual art, theater, film, comedy, dance performance, and a lot more. Read on to find out more about this fantastic event for art and music lovers, which draws thousands of people every year.

Music & Arts in Seattle: Bumbershoot and Youngershoot

Bumbershoot and its little sibling, Youngershoot, are Seattle events happening September 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2016. Here are some of the highlights of both festivals.

Seattle Activities at Bumbershoot

Just a few of the names performing at Bumbershoot this year include Death Cab for Cutie, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tame Impala, Halsey, Father John Misty, Third Eye Blind, Explosions in the Sky, and Billy Idol, as well as lots of local and upcoming talent.

The festival also features comedy performances, as well as performances from writers, dancers, poets, and movers and shakers from the art scene. You can check out everything from a break-dance competition to a poetry slam.

Don’t forget the food! The festival showcases area restaurants and flavors, with delicious offerings from chefs and favorite local haunts.

Seattle Activities at Youngershoot

Youngershoot is where kids 10 and under get to experience fun tailored just for them within Bumbershoot. The Kids’ Zone features building activities inspired by Seattle’s architecture, painting stations, and recycled art. There are also performances for kids, as well as interactive programs.

The 46th annual Bumbershoot festival is a fun, unique weekend activity filled with music, food, and art that easily pairs with Bellevue Hilton’s West Coast Drivecation deal. This special offer gets you savings on parking, as well as in-room Wi-Fi, when you book with us. This is the perfect time to take advantage of this offer and complete your perfect Seattle weekend.