Readers of two of the world’s foremost travel magazines vote Seattle one of their top 10 favorite cities to visit. We can’t blame them.

Readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler, two of the foremost travel magazines, have voted Seattle one of their top ten favorite cities to visit. Frankly, we think they’re right on the money. What makes Seattle so appealing? It’s a dynamic, creative, open-minded city that offers you unlimited opportunities to experience art, heritage, and culture, all in a setting of rare, natural beauty. What will you find? A thriving theatre, music, and dance scene. Interesting galleries and one-of-a-kind museums. Fantastic festivals for every interest. We invite you to discover the creative pulse that makes Seattle such a great place to live and to visit.

Find a list of annual festivals and events HERE.

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Thanks to our partners at the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and 4Culture for supporting this calendar of events.

Upcoming Events

Archipenko: A Modern Legacy

Now through 4/30/2017

Situated at the forefront of the historic European avant-garde, Alexander Archipenko reinvigorated sculpture with his dynamic creativity at …

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Spring Showcase


Path with Art presents Spring Voices, a performing arts showcase celebrating recent work by Path with Art students. …

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Saving Fort Nisqually

Now through 4/29/2017

Discover the story behind the 1930s era restoration of the fort at Point Defiance: This exhibit explores the …

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Raiatea Helm


Raiatea Mokihana Maile Helm made history in 2006 as Hawai’i’s first solo female vocalist ever to receive a …

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Written on the Wind


The spoiled, impulsive heirs of a wealthy oil baron, Kyle (Rock Hudson) and Marylee (Lauren Bacall), live carefree …

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Edible City: A Delicious Journey

Now through 9/10/2017

Experience Seattle’s culinary history from raw ingredients to polished plates. This exhibition serves up the story of how …

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Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?


Barred from his conservative kibbutz in his wilder youth, Saar, a gay Israeli from a religious family took …

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Carrie Mae Weems: Untitled

Now through 6/18/2017

This iteration of Viewpoints features a photographic triptych by Carrie Mae Weems (U.S., born 1953) that was sourced …

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The Contact: Quilts of the Sierra Nevada

Now through 6/11/2017

The Contact features over 30 of Ann Johnston’s large-scale quilts inspired by the California Sierra Nevada range. Johnston’s …

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