Best events in Seattle

Check out the top events in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Volunteer Park
1. Volunteer Park
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122 local reviews
1247 15th Ave E, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Mark
This is one of Seattle's larger parks. Around the reservoir, you can see the Space Needle from the park. At t…
Lori
This park is large and there's always something to do here as there are lots of events, music etc on the weeke…
Kevin And Monica
For an incredible view of downtown and the Space Needle, find the water tower near 14th and Prospect. Climb it…
1. Volunteer Park
1. Volunteer Park
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122 local reviews
1247 15th Ave E, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Mark
Mark
This is one of Seattle's larger parks. Around the reservoir, you can see the Space Needle from the park. At the opposite end, there is a gr…
Lori
Lori
This park is large and there's always something to do here as there are lots of events, music etc on the weekends. It has lots of lawn and t…
Kevin And Monica
Kevin And Monica
For an incredible view of downtown and the Space Needle, find the water tower near 14th and Prospect. Climb it!
2. C & P Coffee Company
2. C & P Coffee Company
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21 local reviews
5612 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 206-933-3125
CafeFoodStore
Roxy
Comfy cafe with locally sourced coffee & baked goods, hosting events like craft fairs & live music.
Wesley
Comfy cafe with locally sourced coffee & baked goods, hosting events like craft fairs & live music.
David
Cozy neighborhood coffee house with events, outdoor seating, beer and wine.
2. C & P Coffee Company
2. C & P Coffee Company
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21 local reviews
5612 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 206-933-3125
Roxy
Roxy
Comfy cafe with locally sourced coffee & baked goods, hosting events like craft fairs & live music.
Wesley
Wesley
Comfy cafe with locally sourced coffee & baked goods, hosting events like craft fairs & live music.
David
David
Cozy neighborhood coffee house with events, outdoor seating, beer and wine.
3. Seward Park
3. Seward Park
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120 local reviews
5900 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4396
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
TurnKey
There's a great hiking/biking trail loop that has great views and is a nice safe place for the family to enjoy…
Evelyn
One hundred twenty acres of old forest. Three miles of shoreline. Open spaces and pathways originally designe…
Lawrence
Beautiful 300 acre park on Lake Washington occupying Bailey Peninsula which is perfect for a long scenic strol…
3. Seward Park
3. Seward Park
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120 local reviews
5900 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4396
TurnKey
TurnKey
There's a great hiking/biking trail loop that has great views and is a nice safe place for the family to enjoy. Depending on the weekend, t…
Evelyn
Evelyn
One hundred twenty acres of old forest. Three miles of shoreline. Open spaces and pathways originally designed by the Olmsted Brothers. Ba…
Lawrence
Lawrence
Beautiful 300 acre park on Lake Washington occupying Bailey Peninsula which is perfect for a long scenic strolls or jogging. Great views of …
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
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103 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
ParkMuseumPoint of interest
Brooke
Outdoor music events, sculptures, incredible views
Amy
A free outdoor sculpture park. On weekends and throughout the summer there are always events, musicians and fo…
Krystof
Unique Art Park with many events during the summer.
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
4. Olympic Sculpture Park
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103 local reviews
2901 Western Ave, Seattle
+1 206-654-3100
Brooke
Brooke
Outdoor music events, sculptures, incredible views
Amy
Amy
A free outdoor sculpture park. On weekends and throughout the summer there are always events, musicians and food trucks. You might even be a…
Krystof
Krystof
Unique Art Park with many events during the summer.
5. Seattle Center
5. Seattle Center
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86 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-684-7200
Point of interestEstablishment
Anna
Whether you come for an event (concert, show or festival), to visit one of the attractions (Space Needle, Scie…
Karl
Home to the Space Needle, Museum of Pop Culture, Pacific Science Center, IMAX theatre, Chihuly Garden and Glas…
Leslie
This is the home of The Seattle Space Needle. You'll find Seattle Children's museum, The Chihuly Museum, Seat…
5. Seattle Center
5. Seattle Center
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86 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-684-7200
Anna
Anna
Whether you come for an event (concert, show or festival), to visit one of the attractions (Space Needle, Science Center, Children's Museum)…
Karl
Karl
Home to the Space Needle, Museum of Pop Culture, Pacific Science Center, IMAX theatre, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Key Arena, Children's Theat…
Leslie
Leslie
This is the home of The Seattle Space Needle. You'll find Seattle Children's museum, The Chihuly Museum, Seattle Children's Theater (my fav…
6. Washington State Convention Center
6. Washington State Convention Center
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23 local reviews
705 Pike St, Seattle
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 206-694-5000
Point of interestEstablishment
Claire
Center for numerous tradeshows and events.
Andy
Going to an event at the Convention Center?
Alexa & Ryan
PAX, ComicCon, and hundreds of other events are held here. Don't forget to explore the Convention Center's uni…
6. Washington State Convention Center
6. Washington State Convention Center
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23 local reviews
705 Pike St, Seattle
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 206-694-5000
Claire
Claire
Center for numerous tradeshows and events.
Andy
Andy
Going to an event at the Convention Center?
Alexa & Ryan
Alexa & Ryan
PAX, ComicCon, and hundreds of other events are held here. Don't forget to explore the Convention Center's unique park that's built directly…
7. Salty's on Alki Beach
7. Salty's on Alki Beach
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53 local reviews
1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 206-937-1600
BarRestaurantFood
Carter
Great seafood restaurant to celebrate special events like anniversaries and birthdays, with killer views of th…
Jeremiah
It's expensive, but the breakfast buffet is totally worth it if you're doing a special event.
Dean
Glittering view of the Seattle skyline -Take a free ferry ride across Elliott Bay to Salty's on the Water Taxi…
7. Salty's on Alki Beach
7. Salty's on Alki Beach
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53 local reviews
1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 206-937-1600
Carter
Carter
Great seafood restaurant to celebrate special events like anniversaries and birthdays, with killer views of the Seattle skyline.
Jeremiah
Jeremiah
It's expensive, but the breakfast buffet is totally worth it if you're doing a special event.
Dean
Dean
Glittering view of the Seattle skyline -Take a free ferry ride across Elliott Bay to Salty's on the Water Taxi from Pier 50. Salty's pays on…
8. Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
8. Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
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41 local reviews
14111 NE 145th St, Woodinville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 425-488-1133
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Sara
Great winery. Free tours, wine tasting, often have events and concerts.
Shirley
Wine tours and fun summer series concerts and events throughout the year.
Dean
Northwest Wines and Smooth Jazz Festival
8. Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
8. Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
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41 local reviews
14111 NE 145th St, Woodinville
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 425-488-1133
Sara
Sara
Great winery. Free tours, wine tasting, often have events and concerts.
Shirley
Shirley
Wine tours and fun summer series concerts and events throughout the year.
Dean
Dean
Northwest Wines and Smooth Jazz Festival
9. Unicorn
9. Unicorn
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37 local reviews
1118 E Pike St, Seattle
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 206-325-6492
BarRestaurantFood
Jessica
Unicorn & Narwhal are two carnival themed bars located on Capitol Hill, Seattle. Each packs its own vibe into…
Kate
Unicorn & Narwhal are two carnival themed bars located on Capitol Hill, Seattle. Each packs its own vibe into …
Megan
Interesting fair inspired food and drinks. Super busy weekend nights, pretty chill on weekdays and during the …
9. Unicorn
9. Unicorn
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37 local reviews
1118 E Pike St, Seattle
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 206-325-6492
Jessica
Jessica
Unicorn & Narwhal are two carnival themed bars located on Capitol Hill, Seattle. Each packs its own vibe into one location offering whimsic…
Kate
Kate
Unicorn & Narwhal are two carnival themed bars located on Capitol Hill, Seattle. Each packs its own vibe into one location offering whimsica…
Megan
Megan
Interesting fair inspired food and drinks. Super busy weekend nights, pretty chill on weekdays and during the day.
10. Town Hall Seattle
10. Town Hall Seattle
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7 local reviews
1119 8th Avenue, Seattle
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 206-652-4255
City hallLocal government officePoint of interest
Karen
Town Hall is a great venue for music, lectures and other interesting cultural events. There have a diverse arr…
Amy & Sean
Performance venue. Full calendar of arts events, lectures, and music. Often only $5.
Bryce
Varied lectures and concerts. Some amazing programming comes through here!
10. Town Hall Seattle
10. Town Hall Seattle
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7 local reviews
1119 8th Avenue, Seattle
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 206-652-4255
Karen
Karen
Town Hall is a great venue for music, lectures and other interesting cultural events. There have a diverse array of programming that appeals…
Amy & Sean
Amy & Sean
Performance venue. Full calendar of arts events, lectures, and music. Often only $5.
Bryce
Bryce
Varied lectures and concerts. Some amazing programming comes through here!
11. The Elliott Bay Book Company
11. The Elliott Bay Book Company
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52 local reviews
1521 10th Ave, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-624-6600
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Kathleen
Whatever you do don't miss this wonderful, light-filled bookstore. They have many readings and author-events a…
Elizabeth
A Seattle Institution.....Located in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, The Elliott Bay Book Co…
Blair
Full-service, multilevel bookstore with frequent author readings & events plus book clubs.
11. The Elliott Bay Book Company
11. The Elliott Bay Book Company
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52 local reviews
1521 10th Ave, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-624-6600
Kathleen
Kathleen
Whatever you do don't miss this wonderful, light-filled bookstore. They have many readings and author-events as well so check out their cale…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
A Seattle Institution.....Located in the heart of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, The Elliott Bay Book Company is a full service bookst…
Blair
Blair
Full-service, multilevel bookstore with frequent author readings & events plus book clubs.
12. CenturyLink Field
12. CenturyLink Field
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75 local reviews
800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle
+1 206-381-7555
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Blair
Seahawks, Sounders, or any other event that could be taking place at CenturyLink field. Always use Airport way…
Ashley
It's a quick drive, Uber or bus ride to this famed home of the Seahawks and the mighty 12th man! Boasting incr…
Christa
Want to experience the magic of the Seahawks 12s in person? We're close enough to hear the celebratory firewor…
12. CenturyLink Field
12. CenturyLink Field
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75 local reviews
800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle
+1 206-381-7555
Blair
Blair
Seahawks, Sounders, or any other event that could be taking place at CenturyLink field. Always use Airport way south if you have a car, or t…
Ashley
Ashley
It's a quick drive, Uber or bus ride to this famed home of the Seahawks and the mighty 12th man! Boasting incredible views (particularly alo…
Christa
Christa
Want to experience the magic of the Seahawks 12s in person? We're close enough to hear the celebratory fireworks at the end of each game, we…