If you’re ready to start the second full week of the month off on a high note there’s plenty to do and see, from live performances to concerts, eats, shopping, and more. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.


Seal is an icon for sure. He’s also a British singer-songwriter, a soulful powerhouse known for his velvety-smooth vocals and heartfelt performances. With his distinct blend of pop, R&B, and soul, he has captivated audiences worldwide. You undoubtedly know his hits like “Kiss from a Rose” and “Crazy”, so why not hear them in person?

When: June 12th
Where: 911 Pine St
Cost: $45+

Bryson Tiller

Tiller is a talented American singer, rapper, and songwriter. Rising to fame with his debut album “Trapsoul,” he quickly became a prominent figure in contemporary R&B and has slowly released albums and solos since. You likely know him for his lyrics, smooth melodies, and signature blend of hip-hop and soul.

When: June 13th
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
Cost: 169+

Walk through a local garden

Whether it’s a day off, after work, or somewhere in between, it never hurts to take a stroll. Seattle has tons of amazing public parks and gardens waiting for you to explore.

The Welcome: An Open Mic

Each Monday you can check out an open mic hosted by Evan Flory-Barnes. The open mic is welcome to singers/songwriters, instrumentalists, poets, thespians, emcees, comedians, or any individual wanting to share something on the heart.

When: Mondays
Where: 4900 Rainier Ave S
Cost: Free/Varies

Seattle City of the Future

Seattle hosted the 1962 worlds fair, showing visitors a glimpse into the future. A new exhibit at the Teal Building is once again asking – what does a city of the future look like? The exhibit featuring 43 local artists explores what a city of the future looks like here in the PNW.

When: Until June 25th
Where: 1533 Boylston Ave
Cost: $10 – $25

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The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride is a classic romantic comedy fantasy film that follows the adventures of a young woman named Buttercup, her true love Westley, and a colorful cast of characters as they navigate through swashbuckling sword fights, thrilling escapes, and true love’s ultimate triumph.

When: Until June 14th
Where: 1411 21st Ave
Cost: $12

Play some after work mini putt

When was the last time you went to a local range and played some mini putt? Seattle has many spots to put your golf skills to the test. Of course, we’ve created a list of some of the best spots for you to enjoy.

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

Seattle International Dance Festival

SIDF is back, hosting companies from France, Switzerland, San Francisco, India, and New Jersey, as well as artists from right here in the Pacific Northwest. All in all, there are over 20 companies and 120 artists and tons of amazing performances to watch.

When: Until June 18th
Where: Multiple venues
Cost: Passes cost $95-$150

Food Truck Fest

Food Truck Fest invites you to spice up your lunch with a mini food court of options. Five local trucks will take over the park on the last Wednesday of each month. Beyond eats, you can enjoy free live music and games for the perfect lunchtime break.

When: Until August 30th
Where: Westlake Park
Cost: Varies

Enjoy everything to do in Seattle, and have a great week!