It’s the last week of February and the first few days of March. That means spring is just around the corner and brighter and sunnier days are on their way. From conventions to eats, movies, live performances, and more, it’s going to be a good week. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.
This year’s convention has an artist alley featuring all sorts of creators, exhibitors from brands, and more, panels and screenings as well as a tattoo and writers area.
When: March 2nd-5th
Where: 800 Convention Pl
Cost: $17.75 – $232.75
Netflix is fun and all but sometimes going out to the movies is what you need. If you’re a fan of seeing things that aren’t your everyday box-office flicks, SIFF is a great choice. You can see movies from the US and across the globe that you won’t be able to see at your regular theatre. They also have festivals, events, and live talks.
Winter might be here for a while but it doesn’t mean that you can’t get a little heat. The Volunteer Park Conservatory is open year-round and is full of beautiful tropical plants. It’s a great place to stroll with a date and enjoy a little peace and quiet in one of Seattle’s best parks.
Where: 1400 East Galer Street
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10 AM-4 PM
Love the outdoors? It’s time to think ahead to summer and get planning on your future camping reservations. We have broken down all the important dates for applying for some of Washington’s most popular camping lotteries.
Dinner and a view? Why not! Seattle has plenty of scenic restaurants and we compiled a whole list of them for you. Next time you feel like going out treat yourself to tasty food and beautiful scenery.
Love contemporary dance and want to watch some live performances this week? You can do that at the Seattle International Dance Festival Winter Mini-Fest. You’ll be able to see performances by several dance companies from across the globe.
When: Until March 4th
Where: Multiple theaters
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.
If the name rings a bell but you can’t quite place it, it’s because Vance Joy wrote Riptide, one of those incredibly catchy songs that took over 2014. Soon he’ll be in Seattle and you can pay $99+ to sing along.
When: March 3rd
Where: 911 Pine St
Enjoy the in-person segment of the 11th annual Seattle Asian American Film Festival this week. You’ll find longer films, shorts as well as locally made films, and more.
When: February 27th-March 5th
Where: 1515 12th Ave
The Seattle Center is offering free workout classes every Wednesday until March 29th. Attendees can choose between yoga and Zumba classes. All classes are drop-in so all you have to do is show up but make sure to bring water, proper attire, and a yoga mat.
When: Wednesdays until March 29th
Where: Seattle Center
Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!