Out with October, in with November, fall is well under way. We’re welcoming the holiday season, especially because November is looking like a great month. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to hear live music, see beautiful nature and enjoy some great eats. So without further adieu here are 46 of the best things to do in and around Seattle this November.


Post Malone

Post Malone needs no introduction, the rapper is coming to Seattle to play a massive show at Climate Pledge Arena. He’s accompanied by Roddy Ricch so get ready for some high energy fun.

When: Saturday, November 5th
Where: 334 1st Ave. N
Cost: $192+

Steve Lacy

I wish I knew… I wish I knew you wanted Steve Lacy tickets because they’re all resale and ridiculously expensive. If you want to spend $250+ to belt “Bad Habit” go for it, we’ll pretend we didn’t see a thing.

When: Monday, November 7th
Where: 1700 1st Ave
Cost: $251+

Kevin Morby

Folk is for fall, so a Kevin Morby concert in November is only appropriate. Sway to your favorite tunes from the past almost 10 years of albums or enjoy a new song or two.

When: Friday, November 11th
Where: 1426 1st Ave
Cost: $41+

The Smashing Pumpkins + Janes Addiction

Talk about a double whammy, we know you know a song or two from both bands. This is definitely a don’t miss if you’re looking to hear some of the past few decades most iconic songs in person.

When: Saturday, November 12th
Where: 334 1st Ave. N
Cost: $49+


Hello, 2013 is calling and they want “My Number.” If you want to relive all your early indie rock Tumblr playlists, this is a concert for you.

When: Saturday, November 12th
Where: 1700 1st Ave
Cost: $58+

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

If you’re unfamiliar with Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, they’re kind of like the bands stunt double. They’re a tribute band and love all things Fleetwood. So, hear your favorite tunes, played very closely to the originals at Seattle’s Neptune Theatre.

When: Tuesday, November 15th
Where: 1303 NE 45th St
Cost: $28+

The Flaming Lips

“Do You Realize” the opportunity that you have here to hear some amazing tunes this November? The Flaming Lips will be playing at the Showbox SODO in all of their alt rock glory.

When: Wednesday, November 16th
Where: 1700 1st Ave
Cost: $139+

Let’s Eat Grandma

Believe it or not, no one will be eating grandma. But there will be some excellent music played, that’s for sure. See the British pop duo perform at The Crocodile this November.

When: Friday, November 18th
Where: 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $22

Men I Trust

If you like indie music, you need no introduction to Men I Trust. The trio is playing Seattle’s Showbox at the Market and it’s sure to be an evening of great music and a mixed bag of emotions.

When: Friday, November 18th
Where: 1426 1st Ave
Cost: $114+

Ana Roxanne

If there’s one concert to see this month, it’s this. Ambient musician Ana Roxanne is joined by Rachika Nayar at The Crocodile for a soul soothing concert you won’t soon forget.

When: Sunday, November 20th
Where: 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $20

Arts & Culture

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

Freakout Festival 2022

Freakout Festival is taking place November 10th to the 13th at six different venues in Seattle. They include Tractor Tavern, Salmon Bay Eagles Club, Sunset Tavern, Conor Byrne, Hotel Albatross and Caffe Umbria. This years line up is extra big with over 110 bands playing. There’s a mix of local bands as well as bands from around the US and world. It’s a great way to learn about new bands and see what’s happening out there in the music scene.

When: November 10th-13th
Where: Participating venues
Cost: $95-$215

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

Cafe Nordo’s Down The Rabbit Hole

Down The Rabbit Hole is centered around the themes of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. You’ll get to watch as your favorite tales like “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “The Stolen Tart” are set to original music and performed by a local cast. It’s an experience designed to cater to all the senses. Plus there’s a new menu coming to the show this fall!

When: Until November 19th
Where: 103 South Main Street
Cost: $105


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

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

SIN at Kremwerk

Each first Saturday Kremwerk puts on SIN, a fetish, EBM, and industrial night. You can expect fetish performances, drinks, and dancing. Additionally, you can see features by Seattle Shibari and professional photography by Jason Renek. If you’re looking for something new, this might just be worth checking out.

When: First Saturday of each month
Where: 1809 Minor Ave #10
Cost: $15

MARY! A Drag Happy Hour

Each Tuesday you can attend a drag happy hour at 7 pm at Capitol Hill’s Queer Bar. You’ll be able to watch drag icon Jane Don’t and also see weekly guests, and enjoy great eats, & drink specials. It’s sure to be the most fun you’ve had at a happy hour in a while.

When: Tuesdays
Where: 1518 11th Avenue
Cost: Varies

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

2022 Georgetown Morgue Haunted House

It’s one of Seattle’s most infamous haunted houses and it’s back for yet another year of serious spooks! Snag your tickets and get ready to experience a night that’s downright creepy.

When: Weekends and select additional days until November 5th
Where: 5000 East Marginal Way South
Cost: $32+

Food & Drink

Seattle Restaurant Week

As always, attendees can enjoy curated menus with fixed prices for $20, $35, $50, and $65. These menus are available at local restaurants, food trucks, pop-ups, and more across greater Seattle. It’s one of the best ways to try new restaurants and also a fun event to attend with friends.

When: Until November 5th
Where: Participating restaurants
Cost: $20-$65

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 hotel’s 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 savoury, we have some spots for you.

Outdoors & Adventure

See fall colors on an autumn hike

Washington is beautiful year round but you can’t beat watching the leaves change color. So why not take a hike and check out some of the most scenic autumn hikes around Washington State?

Visit a pumpkin patch

Is there anything more fall than visiting a pumpkin patch? Probably not. Get out there and enjoy a day in the field picking the perfect pumpkin or pumpkins for your home.

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.

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.

Get spooked at a ghost town

It’s October, Halloween is around the corner and that means it’s only appropriate that we throw in some spooky fun. One of the best and most adventurous ways to get your thrills in this month is to visit a local ghost town. And yes, there are many!

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.

Take a road trip to a themed hotel

Have you been wanting to drive down the West Coast? Why not make your trip a little more lively by staying at a themed hotel? From romantic suites to pirate-themed bedrooms, we’ve found several hotels worth checking out.

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.


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.

First Caturday Seattle

Have a cat? Want to take it outside to meet other cats? On the first Saturday of each month, you can bring your fuzzy friend to Cal Anderson and socialize with fellow cat owners and their cats. It’s perhaps one of the more unique monthly things you can do in Seattle.

When: First Saturday of each month
Where: Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave
Cost: Free

Give back

It’ll be the holiday season before you know it and for many, that means the giving season. Washington is generally regarded as one of the most generous states in the nation, with three local cities being recognized last year. Don’t know where to start? We have you covered.

See what’s new on Netflix

A new month means tons of new additions. November’s Netflix additions are a mix of new originals and some old favorites. So treat yourself to a little TV time this month.

Plan a fall date

Fall is one of the best times to enjoy dates, especially here in Seattle. Whether you just met someone or have been with your SO for years, we have some ideas on how you can make this fall’s dates the best yet.

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 Wednesdays 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 November, we’ll see you back here in December.