Can you believe that we’re more than halfway through the month? April is really flying by and there are tons of things to do. From festivals, eats, opportunities to get outdoors, and more. Ready to have some fun? Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend!
The Spring Fair
While summer fairs may steal the show, The Spring Fair is absolutely worth checking out. It takes place at the Puyallup Fairgrounds and is full of cute baby animals, rides, eats and so much more. Don’t miss it as it’s only happening for a few weekends!
When: April 20th-23rd
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
SPLIFF! Film Fest – Greatest Rips!
SPLIFF is “made by the stoned, for the stoned.” The festival is your chance to watch 27 of the best SPLIFF films from the past four years.
When: April 21st
Where: 805 E Pine Street
Indie pop April? Say no more, Tennis is playing a night of relaxing and catchy tunes at the Paramount. There’s a decent amount of tickets left so you can choose to be above or closer to the stage.
When: April 21st
Where: 911 Pine St
Boobies and Doobies: Freshly Baked Burlesque
The name says it all! The event is a fun and flirtatious celebration of 420 brought to you by nonother than Holly Dolly. Experience an evening of burlesque inspired by the cannabis culture and celebrate this year’s holiday in a new way.
When: April 22nd
Where: 2322 Second Ave
PNW truffle hunting adventure
Treat yourself to a true culinary adventure this April as you explore a truffle patch with an expert and see the fascinating world of truffle hunting. After the hunt, you will get to return to Thompson Seattle to indulge in a decadent four-course truffle dinner, crafted by Chef Chris, accompanied by Washington wine pairings.
When: April 22nd
Where: 110 Stewart St
Cost: $450 per person
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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
This year, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival will take place from April 1st to 30th in Mount Vernon. As always, it’s one of the most beautiful times of year to visit the Skagit Valley and the perfect time to bring home freshly cut, locally grown flowers.
When: April 1st-30th
Where: Skagit Valley
Stroll through a local garden
Seattle and the surrounding area are full of amazing, accessible gardens that you can enjoy. Some are free to visit and some require admission. Whether you’re looking for spring blooms, local history or unique landscapes, these gardens have you covered.
Go whale watching
Elevate your spring weekend adventure by trying to spot a whale or two. Washington happens to have a whole bunch of amazing places to catch glimpses of orca whales and other local sea life.
Go for a spring hike
Now that spring is officially here, there’s no better time to hit the trails. Of course, we went ahead and created a list of some of the best hikes that you can check out both near and far from the city.
Watch a meteor shower
One of the most reliable meteor showers of the year kicks off this weekend. The Lyrid meteor shower will be overhead Seattle from April 15th to April 29th. We of course also made a list of all the best places to watch from.
Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great weekend!
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