The month is almost through? What the heck! Better get out there and have some good old November fun while you can. As always, we have some ideas for you. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.

SCOOP! Film Festival

Last month, The Stranger asked folks from around the world to submit documentaries of 15 minutes or less on any subject as long as it’s real and true. It’s the first annual screening of this festival, and you can now check out the 12 final films that were submitted. After all, you can enjoy it from home.

When: November 19th
Where: Online
Cost: $15

Plan a romantic date

Ah, the holiday season, the season of romance, gift-giving, and of course, mistletoe. It’s a time for joyous fun and having someone special to experience it with is the cherry on top. There are so many ways to enjoy this special season together in Seattle, from twinkling light displays to holiday cocktails and much more.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Dances in the Sky

There’s an incredibly unique performance happening in Seattle this weekend. It’s called Dances in the Sky and it’s a visual and musical collaboration between Emerald City Trapeze Arts and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra. this performance may be the very first of its kind.

When: November 19th & 20th
Where: 2702 6th Ave South
Cost: $61+ per person

Go ice skating

Now that the holidays are almost here you’re probably looking for ways to get in the holiday spirit. In our books, ice skating is a great way to do just that, and luckily for you, there are several places to enjoy ice skating. From open skate to lessons we’ve compiled our fave spots for you.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Kokoson Dinner

This is your chance to enjoy a delicious and star-studded meal created by Chef Shota Nakajima, Chef Jamie Tran, Chef Maria Mazon, and Chef Byron Gomez. It’s 7 courses of deliciousness that you don’t want to miss. You can also purchase a VIP ticket to mingle with the chefs afterward if you want to learn even more.

When: November 21st
Where: 621 Union St
Cost: $420 per ticket

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Treat yourself to some dim sum

Looking to get out of the house and enjoy some tasty eats? Why not indulge in some delicious dim sum? It’s cozy, it’s tasty, and Seattle has plenty of amazing options to pick and choose from offering up your favorite dishes. We even made a list of the best spots for you to check out.

Where: Click above to see our picks

Between & Within: New Work by Jiyoung Chung

Jiyoung Chung exhibition features her newest works utilizing the ancient joomchi tradition. It’s “a Korean method of hand felting hanji paper”. “Chung’s richly textured, dimensional joomchi sculptures create poetic visual narratives about connection, and the strengths and holes in the essential relationship between humanity, nature, and spirit.”

When: Until November 20th
Where: 512 First Ave S
Cost: Free

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection

This art collection celebrates the achievements and contributions of Black Americans from 1595 to the present. You can see masterful paintings, sculptures, photographs, rare books, letters, manuscripts, and more that offer a well-rounded look at the African American experience.

When: Until November 28th
Where: 1701 Pacific Ave Tacoma, Washington
Cost: $18


Let the holiday magic begin! The Woodland Park Zoo is lighting up with an immersive, interactive, and larger-than-life light experience this holiday season. You’ll get to explore bugs, prehistoric life, jungle creatures, and a massive 200-foot long dragon. It’s well worth checking out if you want to deviate from traditional Christmas lights.

When: Until January 16th
Where: 5500 Phinney Ave N
Cost: $25.95 – $30.95

BAM Biennial 2021: Architecture & Urban Design

Explore BAM’s juried exhibition which focuses on the work of established and emerging Northwest artists, craftspeople, and designers, with an emphasis on new work. This year’s biennial focuses on specific fields and areas of studies within the realm of art, craft, and design.

When: Until April 24th
Where: 510 Bellevue Way NE Bellevue, WA
Cost: $15

Walk don’t run into your super fun weekend folks. We’ll catch you back here next week for even more fun ideas. Have great weekend!