Look at that, one full week of September in the books. Before you say wake me up when September ends, check out at least a few of the super fun things happening in the city. From getting outside to seeing concerts, theres plenty to do. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.

Fremont Oktoberfest

Seattle’s Largest Beer Festival is back! You can try over 100 beers and ciders at this year’s festival. Even better your ticket goes to support the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization that supports Shop Local.

When: September 16-18
Where: Phinney Ave N and 1st Ave NW and N 35th St and N Canal St
Cost: $25+

Local Sightings Film Festival

The 25th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival is a virtual-and-in-person showcase of creative communities from throughout the Pacific Northwest. It’s a showcase of PNW moving image artwork, screenings, workshops, and filmmaker gatherings.

When: September 16th–25th
Where: Varies
Cost: $60-$140

Cafe Nordo’s Down The Rabbit Hole

Down The Rabbit Hole is centered around the themes of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. You’ll get to watch as your favorite tales like “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “The Stolen Tart” are set to original music and performed by a local cast. It’s an experience designed to cater to all the senses. Plus there’s a new menu coming to the show this fall!

When: September 16th-November 19th
Where: 103 South Main Street
Cost: $105

Check out a themed bar

Looking to start your weekend with some drinks? Why not head to one of Seattle’s several themed bars? Whether you’re looking for something magic, some classic arcade games, or something a little more sci-fi, we made a whole list for you.

Plan a fall date

Fall is one of the best times to enjoy dates, especially here in Seattle. Whether you just met someone or have been with your SO for years, we have some ideas on how you can make this fall’s dates the best yet.

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Check out one of the best restaurants of 2022

Why not treat yourself to something new? Especially when said thing just ranked as one of the 50 best new restaurants of 2022 according to Bon Appetite. We’re talking about the Vietnamese speakeasy, Phocific Standard Time.

Where: 1923 7th Ave
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 5 pm-11 pm, Friday & Saturday 5 pm-12 am

Watch a locally filmed spooky movie

Did you know that there are tons of horror movies that have been filmed in and around Seattle? Well now you do and we’ve made a whole list of some of the best that you can watch. From slasher to paranormal, it’s all there.

Shop at a local vintage shop

With cooler weather on the way, you might need to add a piece or two to your wardrobe. Seattle’s local vintage shops are here to help. You can find pieces from nearly any decade that are sure to elevate the pieces you already have. Best of all, we listed out our favorite spots for you.

The Avalanches

If you need some feel-good tunes this month, you can’t go wrong with the Avalanches. The Australian electronic music group is known for its mix of samples and live music creating tunes that are bright and happy.

When: September 18th
Where: 1303 NE 45th St
Cost: $27.50+

Washington State Fair

Like fairs past, you’ll be able to see and visit all sorts of livestock, ride exhilarating rides, and enjoy classic fair food. You’ll also be able to see a full lineup of concerts with stars like Blake Shelton, Nelly, Anne Wilson, and many more.

When: Until September 25th
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $14+

Have a great weekend!