Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 13–15

Cosmic meditation (with synthesizers), a cheesy cook-off in SLU, and live blues at Washington Hall.

09/13/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 23–25

A Stevie Wonder–inspired burlesque festival, another Belltown block party, and a celebration of garden treasures.

08/23/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

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

Ticket Alert

Jack's BBQ Is Throwing a Meaty Music Fest on August 10

The inaugural Low and Slow Festival is a taste of how the South parties.

08/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Festival Season

Chong the Nomad Plays the Chinatown–International District Block Party

The C–ID's second block party hosts the up-and-coming musician, along with Prometheus Brown of the Blue Scholars, food trucks, and a bar scavenger hunt.

08/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

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

Pride 2019

Volunteer Park Pride Festival Returns This Saturday

Thunderpussy and SassyBlack headline Capitol Hill’s annual free music festival.

06/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Cinema Paradiso

The 2019 Seattle International Film Festival Schedule Is Here

410 films. 86 countries. 25 days. Get to it.

05/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

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

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do March 8–10

Colorful piano-rock, a literary twist on the murder mystery party, and a traditional folk festival.

03/08/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Downstream

Upstream Music Fest Won't Be Back in 2019 and That's No Surprise

The festival, Vulcan's attempt to put on a SXSW in Seattle, is calling it a "break."

01/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 10–12

Volunteer Park ups its wattage, Seattle saves its history, and Sub Pop gives you< a present for its birthday.

08/10/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Season

15 Artists to Catch at Capitol Hill Block Party

Besides the headliners.

07/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 13–15

Spend the whole weekend outside, don't recycle your milk cartons yet, and would ya look at all that free stuff.

07/13/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Season

The Rise of TUFFEST

The third annual high-summer arts festival upends limited ideas about DJing.

07/12/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Season

Upstream 2018 Photo Recap

Artists big and small convened in Pioneer Square for the festival's second year.

06/05/2018 Photography by Victoria Holt Edited by Stefan Milne

Festival Prep

Your Guide to Sasquatch 2018

Advice and thoughts for navigating that lineup poster, from big font to small.

05/24/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Festival Season

Get Ready for the 47th Annual Northwest Folklife

This weekend the year’s freest festival takes over Seattle Center.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne