Every day of the year, there’s a festival, performance, concert, reading or sporting event happening in Seattle.

There are unlimited opportunities to experience art, heritage, and culture while you’re in town. Step into a historic theater downtown to catch up-and-coming music acts as well as touring Broadway productions. Visit a gallery or museum to discover one-of-a-kind art with Pacific Northwest flair. Or attend a festival—everything from ones all about wine, beer, and cider to music blockbusters and more—for every interest. We invite you to discover the creative pulse that makes Seattle such a great place to visit.

Start by browsing our list of annual festivals and events or search events by specific dates, neighborhoods or interests below.

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Upcoming Events

Joanne Shaw Taylor


Joanne Shaw Taylor has established herself as the UK’s number one star of the blues-rock world. The girl …

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Baroque and Wine Series

2/23/2018 through 2/24/2018

Vivaldi’s Gloria, an exultant hymn created for music students at a Catholic orphanage, expresses the most divine aspects …

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Mostly Other People Do the Killing


ensemble formed in 2003 shortly after bassist/composer/bandleader Moppa Elliott moved to New York City from Ohio. The original …

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Harold with Improv Anonymous


The successful performance of THE HAROLD is the Holy Grail of any seasoned improv ensemble. It begins with …

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Billy Cobham

3/8/2018 through 3/11/2018

Jazz fusion pioneer Billy Cobham is an internationally renowned drumming virtuoso, percussionist, composer, producer, educator and master clinician …

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Art Visiting Artist: Caroline Kapp


Caroline Kapp is a Seattle-based visual artist best known for her quietly surreal photographic compositions that combine traditional …

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If Cars Could Talk


ACM’s Curator of Exhibitry, Scot Keller, talks about the inspiration for the Through the Lens: Cars Defined by …

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The Little Prince

Now through 3/4/2018

In the middle of the Sahara Desert, a stranded aviator meets the Little Prince, a young boy from …

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The Lone Bellow


The Lone Bellow, which also now includes Jason Pipkin on keys/bass, has long nurtured a deep and highly …

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


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