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Event Details

Wednesday, May 4 - Saturday, May 7 2022


9:00 am

Various Venues


The Crosscut Festival is a celebration of big ideas and bold thinking - a gathering of a community of the curious. Connect with noteworthy political leaders and newsmakers along with authors, journalists and experts focused on the most important issues of our time. The Crosscut Festival features a week of virtual and in-person interviews, live podcast recordings, panels, networking and special events that explore forward-thinking in Politics, Social Justice, the Environment, Technology, Innovation and more.

Featured speakers include Dr. Anthony Fauci, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Carl Bernstein, Judy Woodruff, and Governor Jay Inslee. More festival speakers and sessions are being added daily here.  

This year’s Crosscut Festival takes place May 4 - 7, 2022 and includes both in-person and virtual attendance options.

May 4 - 6, 2022
Virtual programming

May 7, 2022
In-person daytime programming at Seattle University
VIP Reception at Town Hall Seattle (VIP ticket required)
In-person evening keynote at Town Hall Seattle

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