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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Spring Into Words


On the eve of National Poetry Month, come celebrate the joy of words with three award-winning poets who …

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Mary Coss: Groundswell

Now through 4/6/2019

Groundswell examines the relationship between water, global warming and culture. Through a two-year partnership with scientist Roger Fuller, …

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In Christian Petzold’s brilliant and haunting modern-day adaptation of Anna Seghers’s 1942 novel, Transit Visa, Georg, a German …

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Arijit Singh


Arijit Singh is a globally celebrated artist, his music prowess extending to being a singer, producer and live …

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Mouth Wide Shut: A Physical Improv Comedy

4/5/2019 through 4/6/2019

Classic comedy reimagined! This fun interactive show pushes the boundaries of physical humor. In Mouth Wide Shut, our …

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Now through 4/21/2019

Winner of five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards, this compelling sensory drama is based on the award-winning …

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Seattle Scotch and Beer Fest

4/19/2019 through 4/20/2019

Combine the region’s largest Spring Beer Festival with Master of Scotch curated Scotch and Whiskey flights and, tada, …

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Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction


Packed with more than 150 artifacts from iconic films and television shows, this new exhibition invites you to …

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Art Talks: Fred Hagstrom


Fred Hagstrom’s artist books draw on print media’s rich history as a tool for promoting social issues. During …

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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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