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



Dervish have been bringing Irish traditional music to the world for more than 25 years. Described by the …

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Cat On a Hot Tin Roof

3/4/2018 through 3/5/2018

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s …

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12th Annual Urban Poverty Forum


Unite with a diverse and caring community including faith-based organizations, non-profits, and concerned citizens in addressing problems faced …

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The Infamous Stringdusters


Unlike rock&roll, bluegrass music’s boundaries are often defined in very narrow terms and that has caused some bands …

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Programs for Grown-Ups: Recess on the Rocks


Remember how much you looked forward to recess? It’s back! Combine the best part of being a kid …

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The EDGE Improv


Share a joyful evening of camaraderie, community, and laughs with The EDGE Improv. They’ll deliver an ingeniously improvised …

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The Great Basin: Two Views

Now through 2/28/2018

This photographic exhibition – investigating the landscape of the Great Basin stretching from SE Oregon to Nevada, Utah …

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ill.Gates is a San Francisco-based composer, performer and educator. Over the past 16 years, he has established a …

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Segregated Seattle: From Redlining to Gentrification


Seattle is a segregated city. While redlining is now illegal, our city is currently grappling with the racial …

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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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