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Spectacles

All the Razzmatazz at This Year's Seafair

Looking for the lowdown on the Blue Angels, hydroplane races, Log Boom, and Golden Knights during this annual summer event? We've got you.

08/04/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Ready, Players?

GameWorks Reboots in Downtown Seattle

The Seattle arcade, just off the corner of Seventh and Pike, reboots under new ownership after a Covid closure.

08/03/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Jet Ready

Where to Watch the Blue Angels at Seafair This Year

A guide to viewing the U.S. Navy aerobatic team's long-awaited return to Seattle, from Seward Park to Madrona Beach.

07/29/2022 By Ann Karneus

Gotta Catch 'Em All

Pokémon Go Fest Arrives in Seattle

Trainers, ready your phones. This live Pokémon Go event takes over Seattle Center and downtown this weekend.

07/19/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

It's Baaaaack

Guide to the Seattle Art Fair

The city's mega arts event returns to Lumen Field Event Center with new organizer AMP, who took over from Vulcan, after a two-year hiatus.

07/18/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Blowouts

What to Do in and around Seattle for Fourth of July

From Seafair fireworks to some fittingly progressive Independence Day events, these are the best ways to celebrate the Fourth in Seattle.

06/27/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Jubilation

How to Celebrate Juneteenth in Seattle

Organizers aim to make the new Juneteenth Royal Ball an annual event, while festivities at Othello Park continue a delicious tradition.

06/13/2022 By Taylor Gerlach

Out and About

Your Guide to Seattle Pride

All over the city this June, parties, parades, drag brunches, and fundraisers are popping up in celebration of the LGBTQ community.

06/06/2022 By Sophie Grossman, Taylor McKenzie Gerlach, and Ann Karneus

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in June

June brings us summer days, so race toward them in a soap box car or atop a queen mattress with the month's best and oddest festivals.

06/03/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

For the record

A Guide to Seattle Record Store Day 2022

Stores like Light in the Attic Record Shop and Easy Street are providing special release titles and hosting live music for Record Store Day on April 23.

04/22/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Festival Planner

A Guide to Fairs, Fetes, and Fests

Which music festivals, neighborhood street fairs, and Pride celebrations are on this year in Seattle?

04/08/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Save the Date

Queer/Pride Festival and Cuff Festival Announce 2022 Lineup

Iggy Azalea, Kim Petras, and Princess Nokia will perform at one of Seattle's biggest summer Pride events this year.

03/22/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Brick Head

Tickets for Brick Fest Live On Sale Today

The exhibition of life-size Lego creations comes through Puyallup the first weekend of August and is a great summer activity for kids and families.

03/21/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Fair Thee Well

Seafair 2022 Is On, and It’s Going to Be Bigger (and Louder) Than Ever

The iconic festival will return with its Lake Union fireworks display, the Boeing Air Show featuring the Blue Angels, and the Torchlight Parade this July.

02/11/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Mark Your Calendar

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Seattle

From readings at Elliott Bay Book Company to exhibits at Seattle Center and Museum of History and Industry, these events cap a month of learning.

01/31/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Mighty Mesozoic

Dinos Alive Comes to Seattle This April

This interactive and immersive exhibit in SoDo, featuring dozens of animatronic dinosaurs, provides a perfect weekend activity for kids and families.

01/26/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Big Top

Cirque du Soleil’s Alegría Somersaults into Marymoor Park

The classic, internationally-renowned circus theater show is in Seattle through March 13, and would make a perfect family outing or date night.

01/21/2022 By Sophie Grossman

New Moon, New Me

How to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Takeout dumplings are the makings of a Chinese New Year meal at home, while the Seattle Night Market and the Wing Luke Museum offer in-person events.

01/14/2022 By Malia Alexander

Snow Holds Barred

Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit (However Reluctantly)

What to do in Seattle this holiday season, from The Nutcracker to Christmas theater productions and Winterfest at Seattle Center.

12/13/2021 By Malia Alexander

Power Players

Seattle's Famous, and Not-So-Famous, Philanthropists

The donations of Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates, MacKenzie Scott, and Jeff Bezos are scrutinized around the world. Can you name other rich Seattleites?

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy