Planner

What to Do in Washington in September

Scottish games, state fair scones, and a tour to watch elk get busy.

09/03/2021 By Allison Williams

Downtown Funk

Seattle’s All-BIPOC Burlesque Fest Shakes Up the Triple Door

Seattle's all-BIPOC festival comes to the city's most prominent burlesque venue.

08/13/2021 By Stefan Milne

Festival Planner

Washington Festivals 2021: What's Happening and What's Not

Bumbershoot’s taking the year off, but Freakout should be back (along with Idaho's Treefort).

04/27/2021 By Stefan Milne

Sequel Season

Thing (STG’s Kinda Sasquatch! Replacement) Returns—With an Extra Day

The Port Townsend–based arts fest lands in August again.

02/18/2020 By Stefan Milne

Hear Here

Freakout Fest Returns With Some of the City’s Best Live Bands

The Naked Giants, Bear Axe, Actionesse, Tres Leches, and many more take over Ballard this weekend.

11/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 25–27

A roller rink disco night, Canadian comedy in the U District, and fall in Fauntleroy.

10/25/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 18–20

Glass art, a hippie meet-up, and music inspired by Stephen King.

10/18/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 14–17

A comedy quartet with a penchant for experimenting, Shakespeare's last masterpiece, and a Seattle brewery's 30th birthday.

10/14/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Hear Here

Earshot Jazz Festival Is Stacked with Talent This Year

The annual month of jazz brings in local and national luminaries.

10/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Winter Town

This British Columbia Wonderland Belongs Inside a Snow Globe

Canadian snow playground Rossland channels old-school ski vibes.

09/24/2019 By Allison Williams

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 20–22

Chris Rock’s younger brother, a Burien rapper’s major label debut, and a cookbook blowout.

09/20/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

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