BOREALIS – A Festival of Light

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) on South Lake Union

BOREALIS, a festival of light will debut in Seattle on October 11-14 2018,
at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) on South Lake Union.

A kaleidoscope of light, color, and illusion will transform the exterior of MOHAI, showcasing an international video projection mapping competition in four nightly performances. A self-guided walking tour throughout the South Lake Union neighborhood of two dozen light art installations from regional and international artists and artist teams rounds out the festival.

SEATTLE – BOREALIS is a light art festival taking place for the first time in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle October 11-14. Presented by Comcast, the festival features a first-in-the US, global competition of light artists and a unique combination of live music, lighting art installations, and multi-media video mapping designed to transform the façade of MOHAI (Museum of History and Industry) with visual storytelling. Festivities take place nightly from 5:00 – 10:00 pm.

Visitors will enjoy a walking tour of 25 entertaining and interactive light art displays, scattered throughout the South Lake Union neighborhood. They will also appreciate sampling local bites from participating food trucks and restaurants, quenching their thirst at the festival beer and wine gardens, and taking in live music from regional bands, courtesy of Hubbard Broadcasting Group. While the festival is free and open to the public, registration is requested to help manage attendance. To register, visit or an Xfinity store location in Western Washington.

All events are free to the public and open to all ages.
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