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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Towards Impressionism Recital with Deanne Meek


American Mezzo-soprano Deanne Meek will perform recital songs by French composers associated with the impressionist and romantic movements. …

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Tacoma Rainiers vs. Salt Lake Bees

7/20/2018 through 7/22/2018

Don’t miss the battle between Tacoma Rainiers and Salt Lake Bees at the Cheney Stadium.

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In the Spirit

Now through 8/12/2018

In the Spirit connects the Washington State Historical Society’s (WSHS) Native collections with the vibrant contemporary arts scene. …

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What’s in your Cup?

Now through 9/16/2018

Harnessing the stories of everyday people, What’s in your cup? Community-Brewed Culture, a new exhibition honoring the beverages …

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The Automat


The Automat features guitarist Darren Loucas and the super rhythm section of Geoff Harper and Eric Eagle. Classic …

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Kirkland Summerfest

8/10/2018 through 8/12/2018

Summerfest is Kirkland’s premier music and arts festival — returning for its 7th year, this three-day tour de …

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Traces of Us: A Site-Specific Dance

7/21/2018 through 7/22/2018

Kinesis Project dance theatre, led by choreographer Melissa Riker, creates a magical world along Seattle’s historic Waterfront Park. …

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The Who’s Tommy

8/16/2018 through 9/1/2018

The Who’s trailblazing rock opera bursts to life as an all-star cast and creative team, led by G&S …

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John Pizzarelli Salutes Johnny Mercer

7/26/2018 through 7/29/2018

World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American …

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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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