HONK! Fest West
Giving Tuesday + HONK! Fest West


HONK! Fest West is kicking off end-of-year giving by participating in Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity, on Tuesday, November 30. Please donate now to HONK! Fest West. As you know, we are an all-volunteer, music program that breaks down barriers to participation and invites people of all ages, races, genders and abilities to come together to make music in the streets - for free to the public. Your support is critical to make this happen.

Your gift now will fuel our efforts to host a full, three-day, community festival in June 2022 that will knock your socks off, including local and out of town bands. None of this is possible without your support, so please give generously.

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We had an amazing HONK! Fest West 2021. Thank you to all of our volunteers, performers, and everyone who came out to brave the beautiful fall weather! The pandemic nor the rain could keep HONK! from shaking our horns, drums and butts at it. We were blown away by the amazing energy of this year's bands and the pandemic of positivity everyone shared throughout the day. Much love and thanks to all of you for joining us for a joyous cacophony in Columbia Park, Seattle!

Mark your calendars for the first weekend of June, when we return for HONK! Fest West 2022! Locations to be announced in January!!! We are looking forward to HONK'ing again with you in 2022!

Want to see what our photographer, Tobin Holliday, captured for the day? http://www.tobinholliday.com/honkfest-west

What about the enthusiastically dapper photographer, Espresso Buzz? https://www.espressobuzz.net/Events/2021/09-18-Honk/

And, as always, our very own Charlie Daniels has his immersive videos on YouTube for your viewing pleasure: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLL7ppauF4ZjoMkECEbEGaEUJqnUm36ovn


HONK! Fest West is an accessible community music festival driven by the energetic performances of street bands in public spaces.

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If you want to volunteer, and help make HONK! Fest West magic, please APPLY HERE and Thank You!!

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Your contributions help make this event possible. Through the generous efforts of our shared community, we’ll keep bringing music to the streets and parks of Seattle’s neighborhoods.

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H!FW acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of the first people of Seattle — the Duwamish People past and present — and honor with gratitude the land itself, the Duwamish Tribe, and the Coast Salish people.

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