It’s March and that means it’s time to get out there and see what’s happening around the city. Seattle has plenty to do this month between live music, performances, food & drink events, and more. Without further ado, here are 39 of the best things to do in and around Seattle this March.


Vance Joy

If the name rings a bell but you can’t quite place it, it’s because Vance Joy wrote Riptide, one of those incredibly catchy songs that took over 2014. Soon he’ll be in Seattle and you can pay $99+ to sing along.

When: March 3rd
Where: 911 Pine St
Cost: $99+


This is a newer band that’s gotten on many people’s radars thanks to TikTok. Chances are that if you use the social media platform you’ve heard their song “Tek It”. Well, now you can hear it live.

When: March 4th
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $96+

Freakout Weekender

The Freakout Weekender is a weekend music festival taking place this March from the folks behind Freakout Records. You’ll be able to hear from artists like Viagra Boys, Frank & The Witch Fingers, Sobs, Mala Suerte, and much more.

When: March 4th & 5th
Where: 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $65+

Andy Shauf

Andy Shauf is an artist from up north in Canada. You may have heard his indie, crooner Esq songs, and now you have the chance to rediscover them as well as hear from his newest album.

When: March 8th
Where: 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $30

Stevie Nicks

Is there a more magical person to see this month than Stevie Nicks? Probably not! The queen herself is gracing Seattle with a performance at Climate Pledge Arena which we will assume will be larger than life.

When: March 15th
Where: 334 1st Ave N
Cost: $130


Just when you thought this month’s lineup couldn’t get any bigger… SZA fans sold out the show quickly meaning you’ll be dealing with resale ticket prices but it might just be worth it so that you can sing all of your favorite songs old and new out loud.

When: March 16th
Where: 334 1st Ave N
Cost: $184+


Shygirl is taking over Neumos for two days of shows this March. You can hear the not-so-shy singer belt out her catchy pop tunes.

When: March 17th
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $46+

Sunny Day Real Estate

This is looking like perhaps the best show of the month. Local band Sunny Day Real Estate is returning to the Emerald City to play what is sure to be an unforgettable show. It’s a great chance to hear all of your old favorite tunes played live as well as some newer ones.

When: March 16th
Where: 1932 2nd Ave
Cost: $36.50

Arts & Culture

Moisture Festival

The Moisture Festival is back in a big way this year! With a new home at the Broadway Performance Hall, guests will get to enjoy an all-new experience. Watch varieté, cabaret, and more.

When: March 23rd-April 16th
Where: 1625 Broadway
Cost: $30+

Capitol Hill Art Walk

A digital map allows you to pick and choose where you stop on the Capitol Hill Art Walk. Stop by small galleries, local businesses, and more on this monthly art walk.

When: March 9th/Second Thursday of every month
Where: Capitol Hill
Cost: Free

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

Green Book Tour

The Green Book Tour is a new self-guided history tour created by the soon-to-open Black & Tan Hall. It’s available both online and as an app depending on your needs. When taking the tour you’ll be transported back in time to the 1920s and 30s as you learn all about the Black-owned and Black-friendly businesses that operated along Seattle’s Jackson Street.

Free Public Tours of Washington Park Arboretum

The Arboretum is one of Seattle’s best spots for getting outdoors, especially in the summer. While you can walk it by yourself at any time, you can also enjoy free tours on the first Thursday of each month from 11:30 am-1 pm.

When: First Thursday of every month
Where: 2300 Arboretum Drive E
Cost: Free

Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

If you’ve ever wanted to see behind-the-scenes images of your favorite hip-hop artists, this exhibit is for you. MoPOP’s newest exhibit, Contact High allows visitors to see over 170 images of hip hop’s most influential artists like Missy Elliott, Jay-Z, Queen Latifah, Tupac, and more. See four decades of photography, from the late 70s to today, documenting a revolution across different aspects of life.

When: Tuesday-Thursday 10 am–5 pm
Where: 325 Fifth Ave N
Cost: $30 – $32.50

Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design at MoPOP

At the exhibition, you’ll be able to see more than 60 costumes designed by Academy Award-winning designer Ruth E. Carter. You’ll not only get to see the costumes but also her vision and the in-depth process she uses for each project. Some of the featured costumes come from films like Black Panther, Roots, Do the Right Thing, Selma, Malcolm X, and more.

When: Daily 10 am–5 pm
Where: 325 5th Ave N
Cost: $25+

Silent Reading Party: In-Person

The beloved Silent Reading Party is back in person if you’d like to have the experience of reading amongst strangers inside the beautiful Hotel Sorrento. Keep in mind there is a $20 food and drink minimum on top of your ticket price.

When: First Wednesday of each month
Where: 900 Madison St
Cost: $8-$40

Food & Drink

Taste Washington

Taste Washington is the best way to celebrate all things Washington! The signature festival event, The Grand Tasting, takes place this year on March 11th & 12th at the Lumen Field Event Center. There you’ll find more than 200 wineries and over 50 restaurants showcasing their food and drinks.

When: March 6th-13th
Where: Varies by event

Three Sacks Full Dinner Pop-Up

This local pop-up restaurant features a menu largely based on vegetables and grains. Every two weeks you can try an original menu with organic produce grown on the pop-up’s farm in the Snoqualmie Valley. Other ingredients not grown on the farm are always sourced from farms across Washington and Oregon.

When: Every two weeks
Where: Varies by pick-up date
Cost: Varies by dish

Treat yourself to Brunch

As we face colder temperatures, it’s time to head indoors and start your weekends off right with a tasty brunch. From classic offerings to experimental fusion dishes, these spots are worth a try. We’ve compiled a list of the best brunch spots to check out in Seattle this winter.

Grab a drink at a beautiful lobby bar

If you’re looking for a new place to grab drinks in Seattle this weekend, heading to a local hotel is a great choice. Many of our city’s hotels have beautiful bars that also happen to be available to the public. Here are 5 of the swankiest hotel bars you can grab a drink at in Seattle.

Try a wine subscription

Local natural wine shop and bar La Dive actually offers a monthly wine subscription! When you sign up you can choose between three different subscription options. The first option is two bottles a month for $42, then four bottles a month for $84, or six bottles a month for $120.

Enjoy some comfort food

Comfort food is an easy choice when you’re hungry and looking for something to eat. It just so happens that Seattle has a ton of options scattered around the city with most of them being pretty affordable. From sweet to savory, we have some spots for you.

Outdoors & Adventure

Hike to some frozen waterfalls

Snow and freezing temperatures are coming to our state’s wilderness. While winter might seem like the best time to stay indoors, it’s also the only time that you can see one of our state’s coolest natural wonders. Many of Washington’s waterfalls are frozen in time, waiting for you to explore.

Check out some ice caves

Washington has many amazing caves that you can explore, but few of them are accessible in the winter. Don’t despair though because Washington also has ice caves. Seriously, what doesn’t our state have? There are two stunning ice caves that you can explore in Washington this winter.

Try one of Washington’s best hikes

If you’ve ever wondered what the best hikes in Washington are, we have your answer. We took a look at AllTrails rankings and have compiled 10 of the state’s most popular hikes for you to enjoy.

Take a tour over the city

Walking tours are cool and all but why not experience Seattle from a birds-eye view? Don’t worry, you don’t have to have a pilot’s license, instead, you can choose from one of several plane tours offered in and around the Seattle area.


Seattle Irish Week

What’s a better way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day than with a whole week of Irish culture! During this week of events you can partake in soda bread competitions, geaneology workshops, a parade, a festival and more.

When: March 4th-18th
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free/Varies

Irish Festival

The Irish Festival is part of Seattle Irish Week and takes place over two days at Seattle Center. You can see dance & music performances, history lectures, shop craft goods and more.

When: March 11th & 12th
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free/Varies

St Patrick’s Day Dash

Running might not be for everyone but the St Patrick’s Day Dash is a great way to get active while celebrating. The 5K race is welcome and open to anyone who registers. So put on your most festive running outfit and put your abilities to the test

When: March 12th
Where: Begins at Seattle Center
Cost: $44

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

The Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is set to take place on Seattle’s Jackson St & 4th Ave. Exact details about the parade have yet to be released but be sure to come prepared with your best green clothing.

When: March 11th
Where: Jefferson St & 4th Ave
Cost: Free

Seattle Official St Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl

Your purchase of a St Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl band gives you admission to bars participating in the crawl. You’ll also be given a QR code for a digital map showing you exactly where to go. Enjoy a host of drink specials and be sure to wear your best green get-up.

When: March 17th
Where: 1916 Post Alley
Cost: $10.99+

St Paddy’s Shamrock Stroll Pub Crawl

This pub crawl isn’t too different from the Seattle official St Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl. It’s the weekend version with the key difference being the addition of live music at certain venues. Like the other crawl, you’ll get access to participating bars, a digital map, and drink specials.

When: March 18th
Where: 1916 Post Alley
Cost: $9.99+

Check off your winter bucket list

While winter may be downtime for most in the PNW, it happens to be an equally great season to get out in the world and enjoy all of the unique things winter in the PNW has to offer. From warming hot tub boats to hikes, eats and more, we have some suggestions for you.

Go ice skating

Ice skating is a fall and winter favorite and also a great way to get in the holiday spirit. These days it does feel like a bit of a blast from the past with fewer spots to enjoy the past time. However, there are still several places to enjoy ice skating. Here are a few of the best spots to go ice skating in and around Seattle.

Fremont Sunday Market

The Fremont Market is truly a classic Seattle shopping experience and it happens year-round, rain or shine. It’s a great place to find antiques, vintage clothing, and much more.

When: Every Sunday
Where: Evanston Ave N & 34th St

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 other Wednesday
Where: Online
Cost: $5-$20

Mindfulness Meditation at the Frye

Need to take some time to get back in touch with yourself? You’re in luck because The Frye has a free, mindfulness meditation that you can attend on the first Wednesday of the month. It’s one of the most relaxing things to do in Seattle for sure.

Get some work done in a new space

Next, a trio of some “regular”, but still fun, options around the city. If working from home is getting a little old, then maybe check out our roundup of some of the best cafes in the city to get some work done.

Where: Click the link above for our picks

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

See? Look at all the things to do in Seattle! Have a great March.