The weekend is finally here! Ready to have some fun? We’re back as always to give you some ideas. Between getting outdoors, visiting the fair, and concert-going, there’s plenty to do. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

The Station Night Market

At The Station’s pop-up night market you’ll be able to enjoy live music, food & drinks, art, plants & more. There’s no entry fee so all you have to do is bring, your friends, SO, family, whoever, and show up! That being said, food and shopping will be an additional cost, varying by the vendor.

When: April 22nd 6 pm-10 pm
Where: 1600 South Roberto Maestas Festival Street
Cost: Free/varies

Visit a state park for free

Earth Day just so happens to be a free state parks day! So get out there and truly enjoy the great outdoors. Why not take yourself to a state park you’ve never seen before?

When: April 22nd
Where: Washington State parks
Cost: Free

Earth Day Is Every Day Artist’s Books & Environmental Justice

Hear from a panel of artists whose works deeply reflect concerns for the environment and the planet. Artists include Suze Woolf, Beverly Naidus, and Shu-Ju Wang. Not only is the event going to be interesting and informative but it’s also an excuse to head to Bainbridge Island.

When: April 23rd
Where: 550 Winslow Way East
Cost: Free

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: April 21st-24th
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $13-$15

Tech N9ne

The early 2000s are calling and they want you to go to the Tech N9ne show. We know deep down you have the desire to scream the lyrics to Caribou Lou at a live concert so don’t stop yourself.

When: April 24th
Where: 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $30

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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

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: Until April 29th

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: Until April 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

Plan a glamping trip

Ready for a spring camping trip? Why not kick it up a notch by glamping. We’ve compiled some of the best places to go glamping across the state. From tents to campsites to cabins and more we have you covered.

Have a great weekend, Seattle!