It’s officially the last weekend of February, and spring is just around the corner. While winter may be on the way out, there’s plenty left to do so you’re sure to have a great weekend if you check out any of these events. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

Take in the last days of winter

We know that most of you are probably very ready for winter to be over. The good news is that winter ends in just a bit over a month. Now that being said, it also means that some of the best winter activities you can partake in will be a thing of the past until next year. From hiking to exploring towns there are a few things you don’t want to miss out on until next season.

Enjoy pastries from Seattle’s newest bakeries

In need of a sweet treat? You’re in luck because Seattle actually has a ton of new bakeries. From full menus to specialized pastries and cakes these new spots have you covered. Here are the best new bakeries to check out in Seattle this February.

Visit a frozen waterfall

Spring is just a month away so it’s prime time to enjoy the winter hiking in Washington. One of the coolest natural wonders you can see this time of year is frozen waterfalls. That mean’s you don’t have to chase these waterfalls (get off our back, TLC) since they’re already frozen in time, waiting for you to explore.

Sip on brews from Seattle’s newest breweries

If you’re all about local breweries then you’ll be delighted to know that Seattle actually has two relatively new breweries. Ladd & Lass Brewing and Wheelie Pop Brewing are newcomers who are not be ignored. Looks like you have two new places to grab drinks this weekend.

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Want to watch a movie? Try switching things up with some live theatre instead. Intiman Theatre is putting on The Mystery of Irma Vep, a Penny Dreadful-style sci-fi frolic with plenty of camp comedy. Don’t miss out folks!

When: Until February 27th
Where: 1524 Harvard Ave
Cost: $25-$165

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Seattle Cocktail Week

If you’re looking to cap your February with an amazing lineup of drinks you’re in luck. Seattle Cocktail Week returns after a two-year break starting this Sunday as one of the best and booziest celebrations of Seattle’s cocktail scene. You can mix with bartenders, industry professionals, and of course fellow cocktail lovers.

When: February 27th-March 5th
Where: Participating Bars / Cocktail District: 2211 Alaskan Way
Cost: Cost at bars varies / Cocktail District tickets $54.99-$99

HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever

During this exhibit, guests will be able to explore the “Hockey Science Lab,” where you can test your hockey knowledge through hands-on interactive activities on a scaled-down replica rink and test things like reaction time, speed, balance, coordination, and power all of which are crucial to the game of hockey. Additionally, you can explore a hockey locker room full of the game’s biggest stars.

When: Until February 27th, 2022
Where: 200 2nd Ave N
Cost: $24.95

Cirque du Soleil: Alegria

Cirque du Soleil’s captivating magic is returning to Redmond’s Marymoor Park. The traveling circus’ newest performance is a classic Cirque du Soleil show reimagined for a new generation with intricate costumes and an array of sounds and genres. It’s a must-see experience for those of you who have missed live performances.

When: Until March 13th
Where: 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway NE Redmond, WA
Cost:  $50+

Lauren Halsey: 2021 Knight

Lauren Halsey’s show is the Seattle Art Museums’ next upcoming exhibition. Her work “spans sculpture, installation, and architecture, including site-specific projects, particularly in the South Central neighborhood of Los Angeles.” Further, “her work maintains a sense of civic urgency and free-flowing imagination, reflecting the lives of the people and places around her and addressing the crucial issues confronting people of color, queer populations, and the working class.”

When: Until July 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
Cost: $19.99+

Recent Acquisitions: Jeffry Mitchell

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 bright, happy and fun pieces.

When: Until July 24th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Cost: Free

Have a great weekend, Seattle!