Welcome to April, Seattle! We have a new month ahead of us with plenty to do and see. From live performances to concerts, eats, shopping, and more, the first week of April is off to a hot start. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.


If you’re on TikTok it’s almost guaranteed that you know who Yeat is. The artist who is one of the app’s biggest musical stars is headed to Seattle this month for a show at WAMU Theater.

When: April 4th
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $55.50+

Head to a local nursery and get your spring garden started

Chances are after the long winter, your garden is patiently waiting for a little TLC. The time is now to get out there and start getting your seeds and starts organized for a great season of gardening. To make things even better, Seattle and the surrounding area have tons of great gardening stores and we’ve listed them out for you.

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

Try a James Beard Award-nominated restaurant

The James Beard Award nominees were just announced and 5 local spots made the cut! If you’re looking to dine out this week you might as well get out there and see for yourself what makes these restaurants so good.

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Melissa Miranda Guest Chef Dinner

Melissa Miranda of Musang is heading over to Bainbridge Island for a pop-up at Ba Sa. Miranda will create a multi-course tasting menu that showcases Filipino dishes and flavors for guests to enjoy.

When: April 5th
Where: 101 Winslow Way E Bainbridge Island, WA
Cost: $150

See Mulholland Drive in the theatre

David Lynch’s classic Mulholland Drive returns to theatre at the Beacon this week. You can even go this weekend if you’d rather wait because there are several showtimes.

When: Until April 11th
Where: 4405 Rainier Ave S
Cost: $12.50+

Check out the cherry blossoms

The cherry blossoms only bloom once a year! Don’t take them for granted and treat yourself to a little post-work walk among the beautiful blooms. There are trees all across the city and we went ahead and made a list of all the spots worth visiting.

Enjoy the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

While many people may normally opt to head up to the Skagit Valley on weekends, weekdays are actually a great time as well. Why? You can avoid some of the large crowds that gather during this busy and beautiful time of year.

Where: Skagit Valley
Cost: $12+

Shop at a local vintage store

With spring just around the corner, you might be looking for a new piece or two for your closet. If that’s the case it doesn’t hurt to check out one of Seattle’s many amazing local vintage stores. From sportswear to true vintage pieces, there’s a store out there for you and we made a list of them.

Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!