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


Now through 2/22/2018

Marmalade is a collective of over 12 musicians whose diverse stylings of funk, soul, hiphop, afrobeat, electronic, and …

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Ensign Symphony and Chorus presents Hold On


Life isn’t always easy, but Ensign Symphony and Chorus shares music filled with hope and peace. This concert …

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Pimps of Joytime


Pimps of Joytime puts the needle in the groove with its fresh collection of 10 funk anthems ready …

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PnB Rock


A smooth crooner to the streets, PnB Rock carved out his own lane and kept digging. Finding inspiration …

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Complimentary Contrasts: The Glass and Steel Sculptures of Albert Paley

Now through 9/3/2018

This exhibition highlights the significance of glass in the body of work of celebrated sculptor Albert Paley. Though …

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Snarky Puppy


After a decade of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred/New York-based quasi-collective suddenly …

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Now through 2/25/2018

Stand-up comedy and improv are usually two separate types of comedy that you won’t see in the same …

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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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ARTifACTs: We Almost Didn’t Make It

Now through 2/24/2018

Join Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), featuring the activist art collective, ARTifACTs, with their interactive and generative gallery …

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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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