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FREE KICKOFF EVENTS

Start your Bumbershoot weekend with FREE kickoff events offered Friday, August 29. All events below are open to the general public…just a little something to whet your whistle for the three days of awesome that are to follow. Enjoy!

3:00PM     VISUAL ARTS PUBLIC PREVIEW

Fisher & Fountain Lawn Pavilions
Take a gander at the newly installed Bumbershoot 2014 visual arts exhibits. If you’re lucky, a curator or two may still be there to show and tell.

4:00PM     MAYOR’S ARTS AWARDS

Fisher Green
An annual tradition now in its 11th year, see six of Seattle’s best artists and arts organizations recognized for their contributions to our city.

5:00PM      PRE-FLATSTOCK 46 HAPPY HOUR

Solo Bar
The ever-popular poster show is debuting a “Seattle-Only” sampling of the artists and posters that will fill the Armory during Bumbershoot weekend.

7:00PM     1REEL FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEW

SIFF Film Center
Short and sweet, just like the movies it features, the 1 Reel Film Festival Preview showcases some of our top picks across multiple genres and categories.