Welcome to the last full week of May, Seattle! From live music to drag to eats to the outdoors there’s plenty to do. As always we’re here with a few ideas and suggestions. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
If you’ve been on TikTok in the past year then you’ve definitely heard Molchat Doma. The Belarusian darkwave/post-punk band has blown up in the past few years and is probably worth attending.
When: May 23rd
Where: 925 E Pike St
Each week on Tuesday you can attend a drag happy hour at Chop Suey. You’ll be able to watch drag icon Jane Don’t and three of Seattle’s other premiere drag beauties do their thing. It’s sure to be the most fun you’ve had at a happy hour in a while.
Where: 1325 E Madison St
International Hamburger Day is coming up quickly on May 28th and that means now is as good a time as any to try one of our city’s tasty burgers. From classics to inventive flavors, we’ve made a list of our favorite spots to grab burgers.
If you’ve been wanting to get out of the city, now is as good a time as any to do so. Plus we just made a list of some of our favorite unique day trip destinations. Whether you want a short drive out of the city or a long weekend of fun, we have you covered.
If you want to try some new eats this weekend we have good news, you don’t have to break the bank! We created a list of some of our favorite cheap eats in Seattle and were sure you’ll find at least one new spot to try out on there.
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.
This year’s festival is back in person! It’s all about celebrating “people’s natural propensity for change.” And while this year’s festival focuses on change you’ll still have old mainstays like live performances, vendors, food, and more.
When: May 27th & 28th
Where: Seattle Center
The Juan de Fuca Festival is the North Olympic Peninsula’s premier music and arts festival. It’s been happening for 30 years and is yet another great, classic PNW event to help you kick off summer. You can enjoy live music, a street fair, and more.
When: May 27th-29th
Where: Port Angeles, WA
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.
When: Until May 28th
Where: 103 South Main Street
Cost: $95-$105 per person
The Frye is showcasing work from local “gay folk artist” Jeffry Mitchell. This show highlights his work with lotus bulbs and is sure to be one of the better shows that you see this year. Think bright, happy, and fun pieces.
When: Until July 24th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Have a great week, Seattle!