The city-funded arts and music festival was the largest event held in Seattle since the 1962 World's Fair. In 1973 the festival is renamed Bumbershoot.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Arts & Acts
Out-of-town headliner Sheb Wooley was the second choice after one-half of the first choice, Jethro of the 40-year-old country comedy act 'Homer and Jethro', suddenly died.
The festival featured 150 exhibits and events included dance, theater, arts and crafts, art cars, body painting, a Miss Hot Pants Contest (won by Miss Norene Gilbert of Burien), amateur motorcycle races.