Culture Fix

Things to Do in Seattle This Week

What to do in Seattle this week, this weekend, and beyond, from exhibits at SAM and the Frye to shows at Climate Pledge Arena and the Crocodile.

05/19/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach and 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

Planner

What to Do in Washington State in May

Spring brings us maypole dancing and the Pacific Coast Running Festival. Check out the best festivals and weekend events across the state.

05/06/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Mark Your Calendar

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Seattle

From readings at Elliott Bay Book Company to exhibits at Seattle Center and Museum of History and Industry, these events cap a month of learning.

01/31/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

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

Treat Fix

Halloween 2021 Is a Go for Kids and Families

From trick or treating and a pumpkin bash at the Woodland Park Zoo to the Museum of Flight's frightful exploration of the night sky, halloween is on.

10/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

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

Noteworthy Menus

3 Seattle Food Events to Safely Satisfy the Desire for a Night Out

The return of ambitious culinary events offers a wistful preview of post-Covid normalcy.

03/18/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Shop Talk IRL

Come Hang with Seattle Met for an Evening of Style

What defines Pacific Northwest style? Sit down with Seattle Met style editor Rosin Saez and fashion insiders on August 30 to find out.

08/24/2018 By Rosin Saez

Seattle Met's 1st Annual Cowabunga 3 day Beef-fest

A Whole New Meaning to "Until the Cows Come Home"

Cow roping, Seattle's Top Chefs, 3 days of udderly delicious delights - COWABUNGA

11/27/2017

High Steaks

5 Reasons Why You'll Want to Go to Seattle Met's Beef Fest Cowabunga

Three days. Lots of beef. Some of the city's top-notch chefs. This has got to be Seattle's meatiest event, packed with protein—and puns!

10/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

Sponsored Content

Seattle Met’s Cowabunga! Descends on South Lake Union

America’s largest festival of beef is seared with chef competitions, demos, and tastings celebrating all things meat. Get tickets now!

09/21/2017

VIDEO

Generocity 2016

The third annual Generocity was a smashing success! Seattle Met and presenting sponsor Vulcan Inc. hosted 25+ organizations and 750 guests at the Filson Flag...

05/22/2017 With Seattle Met Staff

Sight Unseen

It's Lights Out for Nube

Starting Halloween night, Capitol Hill store Nube will go completely dark for a lights-out shopping experience.

10/27/2016 By Colleen Williams

Shopping Events

Filson Sportsman's Expo This Weekend

Just in time for Father's Day, Filson throws an event with local merchants, live music and cool drinks.

06/10/2016 By Colleen Williams

Recaps

A Night Out at Taste of Tulalip

Worthy wines, culinary luminaries, and a serious amount of good food. At a casino. Seriously.

11/17/2015 By Ethan Chung

The Weekend Starts...Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 14–17

Northwest Film Forum screens the long-awaited Elliott Smith documentary, Pilobolus dances to UW, and SIFF 2015 gets under way.

05/14/2015 By Seattle Met Staff