March is already more than halfway over and spring officially starts this weekend! There’s a lot to look forward to and even more to do and as always we’re here to help you with some ideas. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

Check out the La Conner Daffodil Festival

Ready to see some beautiful blooms? You’re in luck because the La Conner Daffodil festival is on now! Visit the fields to see the bright yellow blooms with Mt. Baker as a backdrop.

When: Throughout March
Where: La Conner, Washington
Cost: Free/Varies

See what’s coming to the Seattle Art Museum

Looking forward to seeing new art shows this year? You’re in luck because the Seattle Art Museum just released its exhibition program for 2022. With that in mind, here are all of the upcoming shows that you’ll be able to see at SAM this year.

Seattle Moisture Festival

This festival is actually the world’s largest Comedy/Varieté festival.  It enters around 3-15 minute acts performed by artists accompanied by a live show band. To make things even more interesting, you never know what you’ll see on stage. Generally you can expect aerialists, jugglers, magicians, comedians and more.

When: Until April 10th
Where: 4301 Leary Way NW
Cost: $14 – $28

St. Patrick’s Day Festival 2022 Shawn O’Donnell’s Seattle

If you want all sorts of celebration opportunities under one roof then you might just want to head to Shawn O’Donnell. You’ll find multiple pub crawls, food booths, soccer games to watch, and more!

When: Until March 19th
Where: 508 Second Ave
Cost: Varies

Irish Week 2022

Why celebrate just one day when you can enjoy a whole week of events? Irish Week is back with tons of events, ways to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, and also opportunities to learn some new history.

When: Until March 19th
Where: Participating venues
Cost: Free/Varies

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See what’s new on Netflix

A new month means tons of new additions. March’s Netflix additions are a mix of new originals and some old favorites. While it may not be as big as January’s additions it’s still well worth checking out. You can also see what’s leaving Netflix in March as well.

Buy some seeds and start a garden

Spring is almost here and if you happen to have a green thumb, chances are that you’re looking forward to planting your spring garden. Whether you need planting containers, tools, seeds, or more, there are several great places worth visiting around the city. We’ve compiled a list of spots for you that are sure to have plenty of seeds to keep your garden costs low.

Field Guides: A Walking Meditation

Seattle’s Freeway Park has a brand new way to interact with it. Artists Hannah Simmons and Leah Crosby have created place-based audio installations that “offer a full sensory experience that guides the listener through a series of prompts and asks them to reconsider the limitations of body, place, and memory.”

When: Until May 1st
Where: Freeway Park, Sixth Ave and Seneca St
Cost: Free

Cat Tower!

Cat towers are a necessary accessory for cat owners but they aren’t exactly the best looking. This unique group show focuses on Frank Crow’s invention of the cat tower. Yes, the works are inspired by the thing your cat dulls its nails on.

When: Until May 1st
Where: Museum of Museums, 900 Boylston Ave
Cost: $20

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+

Have a great weekend, Seattle!