Somehow November is here and that means it’s time to start planning ahead for one of the best months yet. That being said, having fun doesn’t have to cost a ton. So without further ado, here are 10 of the best free & cheap things to do in Seattle this November.

Earshot Jazz Festival 2022

Earshot Jazz festival is back for another year with tons of concerts for you to attend. Prices are per concert and vary so be sure to plan ahead and figure out which concerts you’d like to attend.

When: Until November 6th
Where: Multiple venues across the city
Cost: Varies by performance

Cloudbreak: Seattle ReviveLive Music Fest

Cloudbreak: Seattle ReviveLive Music Fest is celebrating the return of the city’s venues and showcasing some of Seattle’s live music scene. From November 3rd-23rd you’ll be able to visit an array of venues across the city. Some participating venues include The Crocodile, Neumos, The Vera Project, and many more.

When: November 3rd-23rd
Where: Participating venues city wide
Cost: Free/Varies by show

Karaoke with Baby Ketten

Ready to sing to your heart’s content in front of a bunch of strangers or your friends? It might just be time to head to karaoke at Cafe Racer. You’ll find a professional sound system, lights, a real stage, and an impressive library of music.

When: Every Monday
Where: 1510 11th Ave
Cost: Free

Virtual Silent Reading Party

For those of you that love the Silent Reading Party but are more comfortable at home, you can still enjoy the virtual version. You’ll also get to hear piano tunes from pianist Paul Matthew Moore as you read amongst strangers over zoom.

When: Every Wednesday
Where: Online
Cost: $5-$20

Watch the Orionid meteor shower

The shower is on now, with meteors visible until November 22nd. You probably won’t have to stare too hard to see these bright beauties but you do need to be ready because they are known for their speed.

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Visit state parks for free

On November 11th and 25th, you can visit Washington State Parks for free. The free days are celebrating Veterans Day on the 11th and Native American Heritage Day on the 25th.

Brews ‘n Board Games

Snapshot Brewing offers an all-day happy hour for casual tabletop gamers! You can either borrow theirs or bring your own; fill up our punch card and win cool stuff. And get sweet deals like $9 house growler fills every Sunday.

When: Every Sunday
Where: 8005 Greenwood Ave N
Cost: Free/Varies

Fremont Sunday Market

Now that the warm weather is here we’re way more in the mood to enjoy Seattle’s outdoor offerings. One of our favorite free things to do in Seattle is check out the Fremont Sunday Market. It’s free to visit and you can shop from an array of new, crafted, and vintage items.

When: Every Sunday
Where: 3410 Evanston Ave N
Cost: Free/Varies


MadArt has been taken over by Seattle-based artist Alison Stigora who has created a “two-part, monumental sculptural installation.” You’ll find a room filled with reclaimed driftwood, light, and sound compositions that reflect natural phenomena. It’s perfectly PNW and unlike anything you’ve seen.

When: Until November 23rd
Where: 325 Westlake Avenue North
Cost: Free

Magic in the Market 2022

Like year’s past, Magic in the Market returns after Thanksgiving with the ceremony kicking off on November 26th. The magical family experience will include a meeting with Santa, listening to caroling, sipping on some eggnog, shopping for loved ones, with it all all leading up to the famous Market lighting ceremony at 5 pm!

When: Saturday, November 26th
Where: Pike Place Market
Cost: Free

Have a great month, and enjoy all of the free things to do in Seattle!