Can you believe September is already here? While you deal with the disbelief we’re going to get excited about the fact that it’s a long weekend. Between music, movies, festivals, eats, and art, there’s plenty to check out in and around the city. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.

Ann Wilson

How could you not go see Seattle legend, Ann Wilson? Especially when she’s playing at the Washington State Fair! Go see all those cute farm animals and hear classic tunes from one half of Heart.

When: September 2nd
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $60+

Lil Woody’s Seafood Month

Lil Woody’s is truly ending summer on a high note with their seafood month. You’ll be able to enjoy tasty takes on Lil Woody’s burgers from local chefs. Of course, the focus here is all seafood so get ready to eat some of the best of what the PNW has to offer.

When: Until September 2nd
Where: 1211 Pine St
Cost: Varies

FarmJam Festival 2022

Need an end-of-summer indie music festival? Look no further than FarmJam, the festival has 16 different acts and you can hear from artists like Jessie Leigh, Jeff Crosby, and the Scooter Brown Band.

When: September 2nd-4th
Where: Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch, 73 Oakshott Rd Colville, WA
Cost: $35 – $225

Pain In The Grass 2022

This truly rocking festival is taking over the White River Amphitheater this September. This year’s lineup includes Incubus, Sublime With Rome, Alice In Chains, Breaking Benjamin with Bush, Sammy Hagar And The Circle, George Thorogood And The Destroyers, and many more.

When: September 2nd-4th
Where: White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn Enumclaw Rd SE, Auburn, WA
Cost: $29 – $300

Washington State Fair

Like fairs past, you’ll be able to see and visit all sorts of livestock, ride exhilarating rides, and enjoy classic fair food. You’ll also be able to see a full lineup of concerts with stars like Blake Shelton, Nelly, Anne Wilson, and many more.

When: September 2nd-25th
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $14+

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Tumbleweed Music Festival

Here’s yet another excuse to check out the Columbia River. You can enjoy live acoustic music on six stages, plus singing and dancing workshops and even vendors. Treat yourself to a road trip and check it out!

When: September 2nd-4th
Where: 500 Amon Park Dr. Richland, WA
Cost: Free

Bremerton Blackberry Festival 2022

This festival invites you to celebrate all things “blackberry” on the Bremerton Boardwalk. You’ll find over 100 vendors, bands, beer, blackberry wine, and more.

When: September 3rd-5th
Where: 243 Second St Bremerton, WA
Cost: Free/Varies

Pig Out in the Park 2022

If you’re looking to eat, listen to music, and more, Pig Out in the Park is for you! At this festival, you can enjoy 50 food booths, 250 menu items, 35 market booths, and four adult beverage gardens. Plus, check out free concerts!

When: Until September 5th
Where: 507 N Howard St, Spokane, WA
Cost: Free admission

Treat yourself

A new season is just around the corner and what’s a better way to celebrate than by treating yourself? From getting outside to heading to the spa, we have a few ideas of how to help you start your fall in the best way possible. Of course we made a whole list for you.

Go hiking with Trailhead Direct

For the 2022 season, you will be able to visit Mount Si. The Trailhead Direct buses will originate from “Sound Transit Capitol Hill Link light rail station and service every 30 minutes to Mount Si, Mount Teneriffe, and Little Si…”

When: Until September 11th
Where: Sound Transit Capitol Hill Link light rail station
Cost: $1.50-$2.75

Have a great weekend!