Spring is underway here in Washington and if you’re still trying to fill your calendar with fun and unique events, we have you covered. From festivals to movies, and baseball, here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this spring.

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Tulip Town

This year, Tulip Town will be open until April 30th. For the whole month, you can walk through rows of tulips, and soak in a sea of color.

There are old-school trolley rides through the tulips, as long as weather is permitting, and dogs on leashes are free.

While there, you can also shop at Tulip Town’s retail boutique, which has artisan wares, goods, and gift from Skagit Acres.

When: Saturday, March 30th, to April 30th, Monday to Thursday 10 am to 6 pm, and Friday to Sunday 9 am to 7 pm
Where: 15002 Bradshaw Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Cost: GA $15, children 6-11 $7.

Seattle Mariners

Spring is baseball season! The MLB is back and the Mariners kick off their home games this year against the Red Sox. They also are at home for several games including ones against the Cubs and the Braves. Be sure to check out all the new food while there!

When: Games throughout the spring
Where:  T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave S.
Cost:  $48+

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival

The Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival returns this April.

Besides seeing the blooms, attendees can expect a vibrant and colorful celebration that features a range of activities and performances that showcase Japanese art, culture, and traditions.

When: Friday, April 12th to Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free

Seattle Boba Fest

Boba Fest is coming back to Seattle this April and it’s your chance to try it all, from traditional faves to exotic new flavours!

When: Saturday, April 27th, 12 PM – 6 PM
Where: U District, Seattle
Cost: Free to attend

16th Annual Flower Festival

If you love flowers, this annual festival is one you won’t want to miss this spring. The 16th Annual Flower Festival is returning to Pike Place Market in May. Walk down with your partner and grab each other some local bouquets!

When: Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 12, 2024 (11:00am – 4:00pm)
Where: Pike Place Market, 85 Pike Street

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) 2024

The festival takes place over ten days, during which audiences have the chance to attend film screenings, panel discussions, and workshops. Special events are also a highlight of the festival, such as the opening and closing night galas, which bring together filmmakers, actors, and audiences for a night of celebration and fun.

When: May 9th to 19th, 2024
Where: Online & In person
Cost: Varies by pass

Seattle Beer Week

A Seattle celebration of beer featuring over 200 events, including tastings, pairings, and brewery tours returns this spring. This year the festival has teamed up with Old Stove Brewing for the official commemorative beer of Seattle Beer Week.

When: May 17th to 24th, 2024
Where: Various locations in Seattle
Cost: Varies

U District Street Fair

The U District Street Fair returns for its 53rd year to kick-off Seattle’s summer event season/or late spring- with a 10 block-long arts and crafts fair that takes over University Way. The two-day event will also feature free live music and performances, and over 40 food trucks and booths. It’s a great walk/date day idea!

When: May 18th to 29th, 2024
Where: NE 43rd Street
Cost: Free/Varies

Northwest Folklife Festival

The 5rd annual Northwest Folklife Festival takes place this May and this year has the Cultural focus Merkai. “Meraki marks the 3rd chapter of our 5-year Cultural Focus storyline,” state organizers. Enjoy vendors, music, live performance, food and much more at this classically Seattle event.

When: May 24th to 27th, 2024
Where: 305 Harrison St
Cost: Free/Varies

Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival

Among several cultural festivities taking place this spring is the Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival in June, which is part of the Seattle Center Festál series. It is free and open to the public! The full list of cultural festivals can be found on the Seattle Center’s website.

When: June 1st and June 2nd, 2024
Where: Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre
Cost: Free

Have a great spring!