The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: August 17–20

An evening food festival at the revamped Pike Place Market, a not-so-mini block party in Capitol Hill, and a whole lot of tattooed people around Seattle Center.

08/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Food For Thought

Weekday Culture Fix: Aug 14–18

A Japanese film collective makes its U.S. debut, Matthew Zapruder from the 'New York Times Magazine' preaches poetry, and a traveling poster exhibition pops up at the Piranha Shop.

08/14/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Food for Thought

Weekday Culture Fix: Aug 7–11

Yayoi Kusama with a twist, Elijah Evenson's magical sculptures, and a Seattle Black Panther story.

08/07/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Art Blitz

It's the Biggest Week of the Year for Art in Seattle. Don't Stay Home.

The Seattle Art Fair is the biggest ticket in town this week. But its arrival also sparks new, exciting, and vital arts events throughout the city. Here's where to start.

07/31/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 27–30

Collaborate with Seattle performers at Velocity Dance Center, heckle bad movies alongside the 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' crew, and spend two nights of funk with George Clinton.

07/27/2017 By Darren Davis and Jaime Archer

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: August 2017

Experimental memoir and Seattle history intersect at the Frye, KeyArena hosts a million-dollar video game competition, and Kendrick Lamar brings down the Tacoma Dome.

07/25/2017 By Darren Davis

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 24–30

Capitol Hill hosts another block party, Waxahatchee comes to town fresh off an album release, and MadArt has a good kind of insect infestation.

07/24/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Ditch The Crowds

Some Weekend Alternatives to Capitol Hill Block Party

Skipping the big weekend festival? Here are some other music, art, and outdoor events happening in the city.

07/20/2017 By Darren Davis and Isabel Boutiette

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 17–23

Author David Grann reveals disturbing secrets behind the FBI's origins, the Drums drop by Neumos, and the Northwest Film Forum screens Italian director Paolo Virzì's film 'Like Crazy.'

07/17/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Scene

The Seattle Art Fair Is the City’s Biggest Art Market. Too Bad Not Everyone’s Buying.

A booth at Paul Allen’s party is a big investment for some when patrons are never guaranteed.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 13–16

Take in a Jane Austen musical, queue up for food trucks at the Seattle Street Food Festival, and campout with 'The Hunger.'

07/13/2017 By Darren Davis and Jaime Archer

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 10–16

Get the most out of summer in West Seattle, bounce through an inflatable art exhibit, and celebrate the Vera Project's sweet sixteen.

07/10/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 3–9

Ballard Locks' centennial, a Gramma Poetry reading, and an immersive alternative to 'Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors.'

07/03/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 26–July 2

A farewell to Town Hall (as we know it), a new beginning for Pike Place Market, and cutting edge hip-hop by Taylar Elizza Beth.

06/26/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 19–25

Charms plays Easy Street in West Seattle, the Bibliophilia Storytelling Festival translates poetry to stage, and Seattle Outdoor Cinema kicks off with 'Rogue One.'

06/20/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: July 2017

Take scissors to art in Cut Up/Cut Out, feel lovesick over a Jane Austen musical, and dance with dragons in the International District.

06/20/2017 By Darren Davis

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 15–18

Close out solstice at South Lake Union's first-ever night market, discuss blackness in contemporary art at the Northwest African American Museum, and celebrate nine years of Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar.

06/15/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Summer Arts 2017

Seattle's Must-See, Must-Do Events This Summer

Fun in the sun (and occasionally inside too).

06/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld and Alison Klein

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 13–18

Celebrate: South Seattle with the Block Party at the Station, Washington state writers at Hugo House, and Seattle Central College's 50th birthday party.

06/13/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

'Tis the Season

10 Quintessentially Summer Things to Do in Seattle

Between outdoor shows and weekend trips, make time for the city’s most elemental summer pursuits.

06/12/2017 By Allecia Vermillion