Washington Holi 2024 Events: Where To Celebrate Festival Around Seattle?

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Representational Image of Holi, The Festival of Colors

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Washington is buzzing with excitement as the Hindu Festival of Colors approaches. Originating in Hindu mythology, it is an exuberant celebration of love, the onset of spring, and the triumph of good over evil. Seattle, among others, eagerly embraces this festival every year, offering a plethora of activities that caters to the needs of all.

Northwest Share’s Festival of Color in Redmond – March 23

Northwest Share will be hosting the annual color festival in Redmond. Set to be the biggest Festival of Colors in the Pacific Northwest, the event is anticipated to draw in over 10,000 participants from the Eastside, Seattle and beyond, as a celebration of “unity in diversity.” With DJ Prashant spinning the beats, attendees can expect vibrant color play, mouthwatering food from the Vedic Cultural Center, and a plethora of exciting activities. While entry is free, prior registration is mandatory.

Renton’s Inaugural Festival of Color – March 23

Renton is hosting its very own festival of Color this year at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. The event will be co-hosted by the city as well as Voice of Planet. It will feature DJ’s, a variety of food trucks and multiple vendors. While entry is free, registration must be done online.

Spring Festival of Colors at Burke Museum in Seattle – March 24

Those looking for more family-friendly options can head to The Burke Museum. This event will be co-hosted by the renowned organization Hindi Time Kids, and will offer a wide range of activities spanning from crafting handmade cards, to puppet shows, to singing Hindi songs. As with the other events, admission is free but prior registration is mandatory.

Color Festival at Seattle Center – March 30

This year, the Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center will be holding its own Holi event. It will feature a talented DJ, mesmerizing dance performances and thrilling raffle draws. Entry is free, and attendees can choose to purchase color packets and food at the event.

Holi: The Colors Festival at Crossroads Park in Bellevue – March 30

At Crossroads Park, Beats of Redmond will be hosting the Holi Festival celebrations this year. With DJ music, live performances and a bustling shopping bazaar, attendees can expect to have a good day. The event also looks promising, in that it will transform into a kaleidoscope of colors and a feast for the senses. Entry is free, and those who wish to may purchase colors and food on-site.

Rang Barse Holi at Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah – March 30

The Redmond Desi Crew will be hosting the Rang Barse Holi event at Lake Sammamish State Park this year, and those going can expect a thrilling experience that includes live music, mouth-watering food and no end to the colors. With every ticket, a packet of color is provided, and purchasing can be done online.

Family Story Time in Celebration of Holi at Sammamish Library – March 25

The Sammamish Library will host a delightful family-friendly story time and craft event, all in celebration of Holi. There is no charge for admission.

With the impending Holi celebrations on the verge of transforming Washington into a burst of color, everyone is encouraged to partake in the festival, owing to the spirit of happiness and unity that the festival is known for.

By Jenel Treza Albuquerque

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