Festival Season

10 Artists to See at Bumbershoot 2018

Avant-garde hip-hop, shimmery pop, and Fleet Foxes (duh)—here are the acts we want to see this weekend.

08/29/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Party Art

Celebrate 10 Years of SAM Remix

The intermittent arts bash celebrates an anniversary at Olympic Sculpture Park.

08/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Beach Bash

Headed to Sub Pop’s SPF30? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The indie label’s 30th anniversary bash could see as many as 50,000 people coming to Alki.

08/07/2018 By Stefan Milne

Block Party People

Capitol Hill Block Party Photo Recap 2018

Sun, music, beach balls, Otter Pops.

07/24/2018 Photography by Seattle Met Staff

Festival Season

15 Artists to Catch at Capitol Hill Block Party

Besides the headliners.

07/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Top Five

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle August 2018

The Bob’s Burgers cast cooks up some comedy, J. Cole rules Bumbershoot, and galleries get paid.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

The Rise of TUFFEST

The third annual high-summer arts festival upends limited ideas about DJing.

07/12/2018 By Mac Hubbard

4x4

What to Do July Fourth

From the traditional to the fittingly progressive.

06/28/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Pride Guide

10 Pride Events to Catch

Besides the parade, obviously.

06/21/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Monthly Planner

15 July Events You Can't Miss

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2018

Get your fix of open-air cinema while weather permits.

06/12/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Prep

Your Guide to Sasquatch 2018

Advice and thoughts for navigating that lineup poster, from big font to small.

05/24/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Season

Get Ready for the 47th Annual Northwest Folklife

This weekend the year’s freest festival takes over Seattle Center.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Strings Attached

Inside the World of Competitive Yo-Yo

Relive last weekend's Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships and meet the competitors who made it spin.

02/28/2018 By Trevor Keaton Pogue

Convention Reinvention

What's New at Emerald City ComicCon 2018? Lawsuits, Wig Sales, and Doc Brown’s DeLorean

The convention returns for its 16th year of unabashed fandom.

02/27/2018 By Rosin Saez

Met Picks

Your Guide to Seattle Holiday Events, 2017

Feel merry in Seattle this year with a trip down Candy Cane Lane, or take in the ‘The Nutcracker’—ballet or burlesque, your choice.

11/28/2017 By Darren Davis

Edible Arrangements

Food as Art at the Washington State Fair

A look back at this year’s Washington State Grange displays, the delightfully delectable fair tradition.

09/26/2017 By Jeremy Buben

Star-Spangled Day Drinking

Where to Celebrate Independence Day Among the People

A street fair on Bainbridge, live music and sack races at Gas Works, and an evening booze cruise.

06/29/2017 By Kendall Candioglos

Summer Festivals

Portraits from Upstream Music Fest and Summit

A week after Paul Allen's takeover of Pioneer Square, gaze upon the artists who made it worthwhile.

05/18/2017 Photography by Victoria Holt Edited by Darren Davis

Summer Festivals

Upstream Music Fest and Summit Photo Recap

Hundreds of artists. Unconventional venues. Here's a look back on the big weekend in Pioneer Square.

05/15/2017 Photography by Victoria Holt Edited by Darren Davis