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



Hailing from Paris, Tchami came on to the dance music scene with his remix of Janet Jackson’s “Go …

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Mahler Symphony No. 1

3/4/2017 through 3/5/2017

Mahler had an exceptionally interesting yet tumultuous life. His music evokes an expansive emotional gamut, ranging from the …

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Into the West

2/23/2017 through 3/19/2017

From the coast of Ireland comes the spellbinding tale of two siblings and a white horse called Tir …

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Portrait Party


Get personal with a festival celebrating The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today, which has traveled to TAM from …

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Dobet Gnahore


Widely considered one of contemporary African music’s most exciting talents, Dobet Gnahore has astounded audiences with her thrilling …

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Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice: Lise Soskolne


The Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice lecture series is held in conjunction with ART 361/595 and hosted …

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The Art of Rube Goldberg

Now through 4/24/2017

From self-opening umbrellas to automated back scratchers, if you can dream it, Rube Goldberg invented it. For more …

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Jamar Rolando McNaughton, using the moniker Chronixx, has ignited a torch in people’s hearts the world over is …

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Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Portland Winterhawks


The Seattle Thunderbirds hosting the Portland Winterhawks.

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