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

William Skeen


Bay Area viola da gamba superstar William Skeen with harpsichordist and PMW Underground director Henry Lebedinsky performing virtuosic …

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Untitled 2


The Dmitry Pokrovsky Ensemble brings a scintillating blend of folk traditions and extended techniques to two wild works …

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Stephanie Porter


Stephanie Porter is a premier jazz vocalist who lives to sing. Musically inspired at an early age, Stephanie …

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StoryBook Theater: Rapunzel

4/28/2018 through 4/29/2018

Neither long locks of hair nor large locks on towers are enough to keep a rainbow-haired maiden from …

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Griffin House


Recording and performing for over a decade, House has toured with Ron Sexsmith, Patti Scialfa, Josh Ritter, John …

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Festál: A Glimpse of China – Chinese Culture and Arts Festival


The festival has grown into an important platform for local community artists. Tasty Chinese foods, artwork, crafts and …

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10 Minute Play Festival

4/26/2018 through 4/29/2018

A collection of short theater works written, directed and performed by third-year students in the Original Works program. …

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4/28/2018 through 5/6/2018

Once Upon A Time… Since the death of her beloved Mother and her Father’s re-marriage to the evil …

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The Fretless


The Fretless is the Canadian fiddle foursome playing an essential part in the emerging movement mainstreaming traditional Irish …

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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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