Hear Here

Freakout Fest Returns With Some of the City’s Best Live Bands

The Naked Giants, Bear Axe, Actionesse, Tres Leches, and many more take over Ballard this weekend.

11/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Clean, Well-Lighted Places

Our Picks for Lit Crawl Seattle 2019

This Thursday nearly 50 readings pop up in venues across the city. We narrow the list a little.

10/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

The Big Chill

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival Announces Its 2020 Lineup

Pedro the Lion and Bully headline, along with some of Seattle's best live bands.

10/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Day Tripper

To the Woods—It’s Wild Mushroom Season

Want to try foraging for fungi? Now’s the time to do it.

10/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

Who to See at Bumbershoot 2019

No great surprise here: If you go one day, make it Friday.

08/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Sensommar

Greenland Isn’t for Sale. But You Can Learn About It at the Sól Festival.

The National Nordic Museum's new summer bash focuses on the Arctic region—and marks the opening of photography exhibit, 'Glacier.'

08/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

15 Artists to See at Capitol Hill Block Party 2019

Besides Lizzo. Because you already know about Lizzo.

07/17/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

World Traveler

A Guide to Seattle’s Summer Cultural Festivals

Snag a taste of the dance, music, food, and crafts that the world has to offer—without leaving the city.

07/10/2019 By Sam Jones

Red, White, and Barbecued

What to Do in Seattle This July Fourth

A party cruise on Lake Union, a canine 4k in Bellevue, and a vegan barbecue to boot.

07/01/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2019

Here are all your chances for cinema without walls.

06/11/2019 By Lily Hansen

Festival Season

Thing Festival Released Its Lineup and It Sounds Great

The new gathering from STG and Sasquatch! Festival founder Adam Zacks hits Port Townsend in August.

04/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

STG and Sasquatch! Founder Announce New Festival

“Thing” is in August and takes place at Port Townsend’s Fort Worden.

04/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lucky Day

4 St. Patrick's Day Events to Seek Out

And not one involves getting schlockered in a pub on verdant beer while poorly belting "Molly Malone."

03/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Road Requiem

Viaduct Celebrations Make Way for New SR 99 Tunnel

Seattle pays homage to the Alaskan Way Viaduct and welcomes its replacement.

02/01/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Mountain Music

Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival Just Announced Next Year’s Lineup

The Leavenworth fest leans heavily local—and excellent.

10/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

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