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SeattleEvents

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, thought-provoking contemporary plays, and 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 celebrations of 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.

Want to tell us about your own event? Submit it here!

What's on?

Disney’s ALADDIN Sensory Friendly Performance

4/27/2024

From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled …

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Loretta Napoleoni with Ross Reynolds

4/18/2024

Economist and journalist Loretta Napoleoni offers a bold argument that the speed of technological transformation is a threat …

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Matthew Whitaker Quintet

Now through 4/17/2024

Jazz keyboard prodigy Matthew Whitaker will perform at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley.

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University District Farmers Market

Ongoing

Held Saturdays year round, the University District Farmers Market is Seattle’s oldest and largest “farmers-only” neighborhood market. Founded …

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Still Corners

4/21/2024

Still Corners are a British/American dream pop band formed in 2007 consisting of songwriter/producer Greg Hughes and vocalist …

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Carissa Stanton with Rachael DeVaux

4/23/2024

Embark on a culinary journey with Seriously, So Good, featuring recipes crafted with love by Carissa Stanton, the …

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Anida Yoeu Ali: Hybrid Skin, Mythical Presence

Now through 7/7/2024

Tacoma-based international artist Anida Yoeu Ali makes her SAM debut with this solo exhibition that celebrates performance, public …

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Diana Khoi Nguyen

4/26/2024

Poets Diana Khoi Nguyen, Cindy Juyoung Ok, and Paul Tran read from their latest collections.

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Massive: The Power of Pop Culture

Ongoing

This exhibition explores the impact of global pop culture on our daily lives across 2,400 sq. ft. of …

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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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