Welcome to Easter weekend Seattle! There’s tons of fun to be had between concerts, films, tastings, astrological events and more! Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

Seattle Scotch & Beer Fest

This is a unique opportunity to try both new scotch and craft beer. So if you’re a fan of either or both it’s a great way to branch out and find a new favorite. Plus it’s a fundraiser for the Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I) so you can feel good about having those extra drinks.

When: April 15th & 16th
Where: 155 N 35th St
Cost: $30+

Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower

The Lyrids are known for being solidly reliable, producing at least 10-15 meteors an hour. That being said, sometimes they like to show off meaning that if you get lucky you might catch a burst with closer to 100 meteors, no guarantees though. Worth a look right?

When: April 15th-29th

The Spring Fair

You can see all sorts of cute fuzzy baby animals, livestock, livestock shows, and more at The Spring Fair. Additionally, you’ll be able to see shows like DockDogs,  Swifty Swine Racing Pigs, and Motorsport Mayhem. Whatever you’re hoping to watch, it’s almost a guarantee the fair has it.

When: Until April 16th
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $13-$15

Seattle Restaurant Week

This bi-annual prix fixe dining promotion gives you a unique chance to support the greater Seattle area’s culinary community. You’ll be able to choose from either a lunch or dinner menu from tons of great local restaurants. Be sure to check which restaurants are participating this year.

When: Until April 16th
Where: Participating restaurants
Cost: $20-$65


Nothing like nu-metal for spring right folks? Well, no matter what you think about Deftones you really can’t go wrong with them. Dare we say this will be the best concert in April? You’ll also be able to catch opener Gojira.

When: April 16th
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $126

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre

At one point or another, we’ve probably all had the cords to Pish stuck in our heads. Might as well get them out by seeing The Brian Jonestown Massacre live and in person. Plus their opener is Mercury Rev, double whammy.

When: April 17th
Where: 1426 1st Avenue
Cost: $25

Boren Banner Series: Sadie Wechsler

This piece is outside, it’s free to visit and you can do so at pretty much any time of day. Plus Wechsler’s new piece explores the history of Seattle’s own First Hill. The artist consulted the Burke Museum and members of the Duwamish Tribe in order to create a photograph that represents the ecological history of the area.

When: Until April 17th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Cost: Free

Seattle International Film Festival 2022

This year’s festival will be a hybrid experience, with films screened at both SIFF theaters and venues around the city as well as virtually on the SIFF Channel. You can watch films from nearly any genre you can think of as there are over 160 films being shown. Why not make it a challenge and see how many you can watch?

When: Until April 24th
Where: Participating venues around the city
Cost: $15-$2,500

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Spring Plant Sale

This is a hybrid plant sale happening both online and in person. The plants are grown by students and the sale features plants like vegetables and herbs, fuchsia baskets, petunias, million bells, and much more.

When: UntilApril 30th
Where: 11605 132nd Ave NE

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

As the La Conner Daffodil Festival wraps up, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is beginning. See all of your favorite blooms at your preferred festival farm and of course, grab some blooms to take home. Best of all, you have all month to check it out.

When: Throughout April
Where: Skagit Valley

Have a great weekend, Seattle!