Bumbershoot arts fest coming back for 38th year

Bumbershoot is Seattle’s Music and Arts Festival, which is now in its 38th year. Since 1971, Bumbershoot has drawn artists representing the best in music, film, comedy, spoken word, dance, theatre, performance, and visual arts to Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend. North America’s largest urban arts festival, Bumbershoot takes place in the heart of the city at the 74-acre Center.

Over 150,000 visitors from near and far spend the weekend reveling in the world of Bumbershoot, experiencing everything from regional favorites to international superstars across all arts disciplines.

One low ticket price gets you on to Festival grounds each day and from there, the world of Bumbershoot is at your fingertips. Explore groundbreaking local, national, and international artists in all arts media and musical genres at a variety of large and small, indoor and outdoor venues*. Participate in hands-on activities throughout the Festival and enjoy music, theatre, dance, comedy, literary arts, visual arts and more all in the same day! Bumbershoot also features a variety of food and merchandise vendors throughout the Festival grounds—there’s plenty to eat, see, and do all weekend long.

The next Bumbershoot is scheduled for August 30 – September 1, 2008.

For more information, visit www.bumbershoot.org.