Welcome to SeafoodFest!

SeafoodFest is a Ballard tradition, and one of Seattle’s most iconic and eclectic summer festivals!

SeafoodFest began in 1974 as a community celebration of Ballard’s historic connection to the fishing industry and the neighborhood’s Nordic roots. Today, this free two-day festival attracts over 65,000 people who come to enjoy the traditional salmon barbecue and much more: local music, arts and crafts, family entertainment, a beer garden, a skate event, and yes – more seafood!

NEW! Get around the Festival with your smart phone! Check out our nifty map, featuring attractions, locations and schedules, and you won’t miss a thing. Thanks to the brain trust at spatial dev for this exciting addition to the festival.

Festival Hours
Saturday, July 11: 11 am to 10 pm
Sunday, July 12: 11 am to 9 pm

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