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

Todrick Hall


Broadway Actor, MTV star, American Idol Finalist and Viral YouTube personality Todrick Hall is putting a new “twister” …

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PhinneyWood Art Walk


Art Up PhinneyWood is a monthly artwalk that promotes over 40 participating venues in the Greenwood-Phinney neighborhood of …

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There’s no one making moms feel as uncomfortably normal as Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, the hilarious oh-so-real …

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Magnetic Fields

5/6/2017 through 5/7/2017

Stephin Merrit and his band The Magnetic Fields, along with a cast of guest vocalists and musicians, present …

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Cory Doctorow


Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger — the co-editor of Boing Boing ( …

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Lupe Fiasco


Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and …

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truTV Impractical Jokers


This hidden-camera series follows four lifelong friends — Brian “Q” Quinn, James “Murr” Murray, Joe Gatto and Sal …

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A Revolution You Can Dance To

Now through 4/23/2017

Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden may be the most recognizable bands originating from the Pacific Northwest in the …

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Peter Layton

5/10/2017 through 5/14/2017

British artist Peter Layton has been the driving force behind the development of glass as a contemporary art …

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