Culture Fix

Things to Do in Seattle

International dance descends on Seattle and Seal gives us a kiss from a rose.

7:56am By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in June

Homemade cars and Pride across the state: You better believe it's festival time.

06/02/2023 By Allison Williams

Planner

Climate Pledge Arena Concert and Event Guide

Blink-182, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson, Paramore, Drake, Rod Stewart, Death Cab for Cutie, Madonna, Aerosmith, Wu-Tang Clan, and more come to Seattle.

05/11/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in May

Spring festivals head outside for bird-watching, maypole dancing, and a donut eating contest. Plus, Vanilla Ice.

05/01/2023 By Allison Williams

Mark Your Calendar

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Seattle

Discussions at MOHAI, an exhibit at Seattle Center, and readings at Town Hall fill this month with reflection and learning.

01/31/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Planner

Things to Do in Washington State in February

Festivals and exhibits across the state have a lot to love, from Valentine's Day chocolates to a junk market full of treasure.

01/27/2023 By Allison Williams and Tanvi Srinivasan

Oh. My. Gawd.

The Friends Experience Comes to Seattle in February 2023

Tickets are on sale starting December 9. Could we be any more excited?

12/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Get Your Cheer On

Holiday Events to Get You in the Festive Spirit

Christmas concerts, festive performances, jolly food experiences, and a wonderland of gift markets can help you feel merry and bright this season.

11/29/2022 By Spencer Brown

Live and Unfiltered

Brooke Jarvis Tells a Firefly Love Story at Pop-Up Magazine

The immersive performance comes to the Moore Theatre on November 7 and features stories from local journalists, actors, playwrights, and poets.

11/04/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Terror Fix

Seattle's Best Haunted Houses and Frightful Draws

Georgetown Morgue and Nile Nightmares offer the classic haunted house experience, while Spirit Parlor at Cafe Nordo leans into the occult speakeasy vibes.

09/29/2022 By Sophie Grossman and Spencer Brown

Spooky Fun

Seattle Halloween Events for Kids and Families

Explore the haunted Seattle Chocolate Factory, enjoy a bewitching tea service at Hotel Sorrento, and take part in a harvest festival at Pike Place Market.

09/28/2022 By Spencer Brown

Make Plans

What to Do for Labor Day Weekend

From the Evergreen and Washington State Fairs to soccer matches in and around Seattle, here's how to fill the long weekend that marks the end of summer.

08/29/2022 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

Enclaves

Has Ballard Lost Its Norway?

Thousands turn up for the Seventeenth of May parade. The rest of the year, finding Seattle’s Scandinavian community just takes a little fishing.

05/16/2022 By Zoe Sayler

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

52 Weekends

A Year of Family Activities

The best indoor and outdoor family activities around–the Lego Awesome Exhibit, the Museum of Flight, and the best playgrounds, parks, and kids menus.

01/07/2022 By Angela Cabotaje, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams Illustrations by Mike Holm

Terror Fix

Seattle’s Best Halloween Haunts

Stocker Farms and Georgetown Morgue offer all the classic haunted house tropes, while Navy Strength and Pine Box present chilling Halloween libations.

10/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Spooky Fun

Seattle Halloween Events for Kids and Families

Explore the haunted Seattle Chocolate Factory, enjoy a bewitching tea service at Hotel Sorrento, and take part in a harvest festival at Pike Place Market.

10/14/2021 By Spencer Brown

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington Reopens, and Seattle Wants You to Celebrate Downtown

The city rolls out a slate of festivities as the state rolls back restrictions on activity.

06/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sponsored Content

A Backstage Bash, Beer, and a Standing Ovation? That’s an InnovAsian Occasion.

The Tukwila-based frozen food brand is partnering with Stoup Brewing for a concert that benefits affordable health care for local musicians.

06/24/2021 By Ben McBee