Happy Monday err Tuesday, Seattle! Now that the long weekend is over, it’s a short week and that’s something to be excited about. This week you can eat, drink, enjoy the great outdoors or even just watch a good old movie if you like to keep things simple. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.

SPL & SAL Summer Book Bingo

This year’s Book Bingo themes include “Outside Your Comfort Zone,” “Banned or Challenged Book,” “Blue Cover,” and “Sci-fi or Fantasy by a BIPOC Author.” You can also fill in squares for “Read Outside,” “Set Somewhere You’d Like to Visit,” “Set South of the Equator” and much more. It’s one of the most mind-expanding things you can do in Seattle this month and the perfect chance to read something new!

When: Until September 6th

Enjoy one of the best food experiences in the world

TripAdvisor has released its 2022 Travellers’ Choice rankings, with the “best of the best” attractions, experiences, and activities around the world and it turns out that Seattle’s Pike Place Market has one of the world’s best food tours. In TripAdvisor’s worldwide ranking of food experiences for 2022, Seattle landed in 13th place for its Chef Guided Food Tour of Pike Place Market. Check it out this week!

When: Tours available daily
Where: Pike Place Market
Cost: $63.49

Go for a bike ride

Late summer is a great time to see the city in all its glory and also a perfect time to enjoy a good old bike ride. So if you’re ready to get out there and ride somewhere new, we have a list for you. Dust off your helmet and get ready to ride.

Check out a new restaurant

Luckily for foodies, September is full of tasty opportunities to eat as well as a few new restaurants. Between bars, sweet and savoury eats, you’ll have no problem finding new favorites. And yes we went ahead and listed them out for you.

Try a new coffee spot

We all love a good cup of coffee but with the number of amazing coffee shops that our city has it can be difficult to decide where to go. We would say try them all but that would probably take you a lifetime. So went ahead and made a list of the best places to grab coffee in Seattle this fall.

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Why not start September with a little indie rock? Feel good, LA-based band Girlpool is in town for a sweet show at The Crocodile. You’ll also be able to hear tunes from opener Cecile Believe.

When: September 9th
Where: 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $20

Shop at a local vintage shop

With cooler weather on the way, you might need to add a piece or two to your wardrobe. Seattle’s local vintage shops are here to help. You can find pieces from nearly any decade that are sure to elevate the pieces you already have. Best of all, we listed out our favorite spots for you.

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: Until September 25th
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $14+

See what’s new on Netflix

Whether you like it or not, September is next week! Plan out your month of streaming by checking out what’s coming to a computer screen or TV near you in the new month. After all, our fall and winter forecast is looking like a lot of indoor time.

ektor garcia: matéria prima

Garcia utilizes textiles, ceramics, metalwork, and queer punk sensibility with the handcraft traditions of Mexico to create his work. You’ll be able to see a new series of linked-chain sculptures made in ceramic, copper, and glass.

When: Until September 25th
Where: 15th Ave NE & University of Washington, NE 41st St

Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!