Seattle, WA Events Calendar - things to watch when moving to Seattle

Event Calendar

Thinking about moving to Seattle, WA?  Here are some of the events coming up in the area - before you move stop by to take in some of these exciting activities.
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January 19-28, 2018
Seattle
Seattle Chamber Music Society Winter Festival
Music by Schumann, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, and more performed by 20 renowned musicians. Free recitals and ticketed concerts (including a family concert, “The Bremen Town Musicians”).
January 26
Burien
Empty Bowls 2016
Pick out a beautiful hand crafted bowl and enjoy a delicious lunch. Your donation helps fight hunger in the community. Lunch 11am-2pm, Dinner 4-8pm
January 26 - February 3, 2018
Seattle
Seattle Boat Show
Bigger than ever ! Now with three locations – CenturyLink Field, South Lake Union (Chandler’s Cove) and Bell Harbor Marina. Exhibits, Vendors, Boats, Boating & Fishing Seminars, Events, Attractions, Boat Rides, and much more.
January 27-28, 2018
Monroe
Ursulmas Medieval Faire
A wonderful day for the family full of the fighting styles, archery, arts, and sciences of the middle ages.
January 27
Snohomish
GroundFrog Day Celebration 2018
In this west coast adaptation of Ground Hog Day, Snohomish Slew the Frog predicts the coming of Spring. Kids Games, Crafts, Music, Mascots, Pictures with Snohomish Slew, entertainment for the whole family.
January 27
Burien
Moonlight Beach Walks
Free event. See marine organisms in a whole new light—your flashlight! ESC naturalists will be on hand, a variety of fun activities and tasty refreshments at the center to help you warm up. Register soon!
February 2-3, 2018
Arlington
Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival
Celebrate the return of the Eagle to the Stillaguamish River. Enjoy guided tours, art shows, speakers, demonstrations, live music, wagon rides, and other fun activities.

February 3 - January 3, 2018
Seattle
Lunar New Year Family Festival
Live music, martial arts performances, dress-up, story time, family tours, and drop-in art activities. Free, Open to the Public. RSVP Requested.
February 3
Redmond
Wine + Wellness Health & Beauty Expo
Enjoy free wine, drinks, appetizers, and snacks while learning how to look, feel, and live as your happiest, healthiest self. Focus on holistic health, healing, wellness, and beauty - and lots of free gifts and door prizes! Reserve your space now!
February 7 - January 11, 2018
Seattle
Northwest Flower & Garden Show
Seminars and speakers, plants, market place with 300 vendors, tasting corner, show gardens, floral competition, food & beverage.
February 10-11, 2018
Seattle
Têt in Seattle – Vietnamese Lunar New Year
Celebrate the Vietnamese Lunar New Year through cultural live performances, hands-on activities, foods, crafts, games, martial arts and a lively marketplace.
February 10
Seattle
South Seattle Home Fair
Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord, renter, or potential homeowner, this Free event has something for you. Remodeling project information (permits, inspections, codes), rental housing rules, energy rebates, home weatherization, emergency preparedness, and much more. City departments and local organizations will be available to answer questions.
February 10
Tacoma
Asia Pacific New Year Celebration
Free admission, Fun Family Event, cultural arts, food & drink, retail booths, games, crafts, live entertainment and more.
February 11
Seattle
Lunar New Year Celebration 2018
Traditional dragon and lion dances, Japanese Taiko Drumming, martial arts and other cultural performances, arts, crafts, family friendly activities, and the Annual $3 Food Walk.
February 16-25, 2018
Stanwood
The Great Northwest Glass Quest
Search Stanwood and Camano Island for unique hand-blown glass treasures by world-renowned glass artists, Mark and Marcus Ellinger.
February 16-17, 2018
Bremerton
Kitsap Quilters 32nd Annual Quilt Show
Raffle Quilt, featured artist, challenge quilt, 200 quilts on display, demonstrations, café, members boutique, silent auction, and vendors.
February 16-17, 2018
Everett
Everett Film Festival
Engaging and thought provoking films from around the country and across the globe with a unique look into the lives of women through documentaries, feature films, animations and film shorts.
February 17 - January 18, 2018
Monroe
Gold, Gem and Mineral Show 2018
Presentations covering a variety of prospecting subjects.
Prospecting Equipment Dealers, Gold, Rock and Gem Dealers, New Product Displays, Prospecting Equipment Exhibits, Clubs and More.
February 17-18, 2018
Lynnwood
The Fly Fishing Show
Programs, seminars, classes, casting demos, exhibitors, International Fly Fishing Film Festival and more.
February 17-25, 2018
Seattle
Seattle Home Show
Home and garden products; daily “Meet the Experts” seminars; the newest in building products and materials; landscape displays; living green; wine tasting; arts & crafts and home decorating.
February 21-25, 2018
Seattle
Northwest Yoga Conference
Quality teachers, diverse workshops for all levels - beginners, advanced students, teachers and studio owners, special events, a marketplace with live music, and free community classes. Register now!
February 22-25, 2018
Bellevue
Wintergrass Music Festival
Family-friendly Bluegrass music festival, with concerts and dances at 4 different stages, music education programs for kids and adults, workshops, impromptu jams, and a chance to see and hear some great music.
February 24-25, 2018
Tacoma
So Northwest Women’s Show
Two Stages and Hundreds of Exhibits plus Entertainment, Fashions Shows & Seminars. Tickets on Sale Now. 
February 24-25, 2018
Langley
Mystery Weekend 2018
Sleuths of all ages are invited to participate in the longest running Mystery Weekend in the United States. Figure out who dun it you might win some prizes!
February 24
Edmonds
2018 Edmonds Clam Chowder Cook-Off
10 local restaurants compete to win “BEST Clam Chowder in Edmonds.” There will also be a People’s Choice Award for Best Traditional and Best Cutting-Edge Chowder, the Best Booth and a Judged category.
February 25
Bainbridge Island
Chilly Hilly Annual Bike Ride
Guaranteed to be hilly, probably chilly and always a heck of a lot of fun this 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island is considered "one of four classic rides" in the nation. Registration is open now.
March 1-4, 2018
Seattle
Emerald City Comicon
The Pacific Northwest’s destination comic and pop culture show. Autographs, panels, gaming, show store and more.
March 2-3, 2018
Des Moines
14th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival
The South Sound's premier wine tasting event. Get close and personal with renowned local winemakers from over twenty of Washington State's finest wineries. Wine tastings, wine for sale at special Poverty Bay Wine Festival prices, and Nate Jester, the Ace of Illusions will entertain. 100% of the net revenues fund the charitable activities.
March 3-4, 2018
Seattle
Seattle Golf Show 2018
The largest consumer golf event on the West Coast. More than 200 exhibitors, manufacturers and events (Long Drive & KP Challenge, Putting Challenge, seminars).
March 3-4, 2018
Coupeville
Penn Cove MusselFest
Celebrate these world famous mussel with chowder tasting and mussel eating competitions, cooking demos, farm tours, beer garden, and activities for all ages featuring locally-flavored fun.
March 4
Seattle
Seattle Bike Show 2018
125+ exhibitors, speakers & presenters, new gear, give-aways, zipline, BMX Stunt Jump Team, and more. Your once-a-year chance to see the entire biking community under one roof.
March 17-18, 2018
Seattle
Irish Festival
Irish and Celtic products, Irish food and libations, Irish music, singing, dancing, the Irish Reels Film Festival, workshops, lectures, cultural displays, an Irish art exhibit, children’s contests and activities, etc. Drawing for a Free vacation in Ireland.
March 25
Seattle
The Big Climb
At 788 feet of vertical elevation, the Columbia Center stands as the second tallest building west of the Mississippi. It takes 69 floors, or 1,311 steps, to reach the highly acclaimed observation deck with breathtaking views of the entire Puget Sound region. Are you up for the Big Climb?
Benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration is open!
March 25
Seattle
Seattle’s French Fest: A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures
Vendors, exhibits, live music, theater and dance performances, French cuisine, book sales, informative seminars and demonstrations, “best baguette” contest, games and more.
April 14
Tacoma
2018 South Sound Sustainability Expo
Celebrating everyday opportunities to create a healthier and more sustainable community. Food trucks, free screen printing, mini-farmers market, exhibits, electric bikes, and more.

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