What's Happening Around Seattle

Local attractions, tours and directions to attractions in addition to the information below

Watch this great video on the top things to do in Seattle!

Free Attractions

At Pike Place Market you can visit the first Starbucks and watch fishmongers throw fish.

Just down the steps from Pikes Place Market is the Seattle Waterfront. Here you can check out the piers and see the Puget Sound.

Wander through the Olympic Art Museum which is just steps away from the Seattle Waterfront and Pikes Place Market. Another museum offering free admission is the Asian Art Museum.

The Fremont Troll is only a short drive or bus ride away from Seattle University in the Fremont neighborhood.

Seattle has plenty of parks offering you the opportunity to take a walk, play with your dog, or simply relax.

Additional Attractions and Events

No car? No problem. Seattle is a walkable city. Join a Seattle by Foot tour and learn about local attractions and hotspots.

Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk is an arts-oriented, open-house event held on the second Thursday of every month in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood from 5pm to 8pm.

A mile from the Law School in the Central District is Central Cinema, the one of a few dine-in cinemas in Seattle. You'll find the calendar of shows eclectic.

Are you more interested in chocolate than coffee? Then the Seattle Chocolate Tour is for you.

Seattle streets have not always been at the altitude we know today. Take the Seattle Underground Tour for a humorous history lesson of Seattle.

Visit the Hammering Man outside the Seattle Art Museum at no charge then venture in and view various collections and instillations for a nominal fee.

If you are interested in visiting many of Seattle's attractions including the Space Needle, MoPOP (formerly the Experience the Music Project), the Woodland Park Zoo and the Seattle Aquarium then the City Pass is for you.

For the sports enthusiast Seattle offers professional baseball, football, and soccer. Baseball fans can take a tour of Safeco Field while the football and soccer fans can walk across the street and tour Century Link Field. Of course you can attend games as well.

Unsure what it is that you want to do? The City of Seattle's Event Calendar has a host of activities ranging from city tours to drop in basketball to camps for kids. The City's Special Events calendar provides an additional look at what's happening around Seattle.

Washington Festival and Events provides a calendar of events happening throughout Washington.