Cheers?

The Duel of the Oktoberfests

Two fall festivals are raising a toast in Central Washington. One is in Wenatchee, the other in Leavenworth. But they're both...Leavenworth Oktoberfest?

09/14/2022 By Allison Williams

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in March

Beer, birds, and gray whale season in Puget Sound—it's almost spring and already time to get outside on Washington State Parks free days.

03/04/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Planner

Things to Do in Washington in January

A folk festival in Bellingham, ice sculptures at Lake Chelan Winterfest, and birdwatching with an expert on Marrowstone Island.

01/07/2022 By Allison Williams

Oompah Yourself

Oktoberfest Is Still On in the Northwest

Where to drink German beers and celebrate the Bavarian fall tradition near Seattle. Plus, what happened to Leavenworth's famous Oktoberfest?

09/14/2021 By Allison Williams

Fall Festivities

The Best Seattle-Area Oktoberfests

Stein holding? A multitude of tubed meats? Hammerschlagen? An irrational amount of tuba? Oh, yes.

09/20/2019 By Annika Lindburg

Weekly Planner

Where to Eat and Drink June 12–18

Find plenty of meat-heavy meals for Father's Day, plus booze crawls, pig roasts, and the 14th Annual Washington Brewers' Festival.

06/12/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Dining Events

Where to Eat and Drink April 3–9

The week in which: Pinterest-worthy cakes come to Book Larder, crunchy tacos are (practically) free, and cheese lovers converge in Belltown.

04/03/2019 By Jaime Archer and Rosin Saez

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

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: January 24–30

The week in which: Belgian-style beers flow in Seattle Center, lobster and hip hop collide at Marine Hardware, and a onesie bar crawl in Pioneer Square is a ...

01/24/2018 By Diane Stephani

Hopped Up

Don't Overlook Seattle International Beerfest

This weekend maybe drink globally, locally.

07/03/2017 By Stefan Milne

Hopped Up

Fresh Hop Beer Is Here

Fresh hop, wet hop—two names, one beer style. Here’s a rundown of this year's event's and brews

09/27/2016 By Stefan Milne

Wedding Wednesday

Drink Beer, Raise Money, Party Like a Wedding Vendor

Oh and check out a really cool Seattle event venue. And win prizes. And drink beer. And make dreams come true. Did we mention drink beer?

05/07/2014 Photography by Laura Cassidy

Fairs & Fests

5 Winter Beer Festivals Not to Miss

Celebrate the season by paying homage to the best cold-weather releases and craft winter brews.

12/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 3–9

Fourth of July celebrations, a major beer festival, and an excellent rooftop dinner.

07/01/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 12–18

Celebrate 6,000 days of Tini Bigs, party with brewers or distillers, or benefit from local chefs' head-to-head barbecue battle.

06/10/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 8–14

Seattle Beer Week starts on Thursday, Novo Fogo parties with the Paperboys, and the Thirsty Sisters celebrate women in beer.

05/06/2013 By Erica Thompson

Imbibing Agenda

A Beer Bash for Music Types

Penumbra unites great beers and local bands...and you don't have to wait until summer.

02/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Imbibing Agenda

Happening This Weekend: Elysian's Great Pumpkin Beer Festival

Think pumpkin beer is cloying, sweet, and nasty? More than 60 varieties, and a 200-pound squash filled with beer, are just waiting to change your mind.

10/15/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Travel

September Means Oktoberfest Season

Just yesterday we were basking in the summer sun, but the beer starts flowing soon.

09/07/2012 By Allison Williams

Fermented Fun

Chart Your Course for Saturday’s Washington Beer Open House

The state’s breweries open their doors this weekend in a most hospitable fashion.

02/20/2012 By Allecia Vermillion