Past Experience

The festival has grown from a three-day happening to a monthlong celebration

The Great Seattle Fire in 1889

The fire started on June 6, 1889 and raged for 18 hours

Days after Washington obtained statehood, Elisha P. Ferry was sworn in as the state's first governor.

This photograph is part of WW1 America, a touring exhibit at Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry.

On October 8, 1995, the Seattle Mariners played the New York Yankees in the Kingdome

From 1951, 1958, 1975 and 1991

Nearly 5,000 people from Washington died of the Spanish flu in 1918