Warmer days are finally on their way! While we get pretty mild weather to begin with, that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth celebrating that spring is around the corner. This year, spring officially kicks off in a few weeks, on Tuesday, March 19th. If you’re getting a head-start on your social calendar, here’s a look at some of the biggest concerts and festivals in Seattle this spring.

Taste Washington

Taste Washington is the best way to celebrate all things Washington! The signature festival event, The Grand Tasting, takes place this year on March 11th & 12th at the Lumen Field Event Center. There you’ll find more than 200 wineries and over 50 restaurants showcasing their food and drinks.

When: March 14th – 24th, 2024
Where: Varies by event

The Big Taste

How does trying new drinks for a good cause sound? The Big Taste will bring together over 100 wines, beers, ciders, and spirits from the Pacific Northwest in support of the 2 non-profits, Outdoors for All and We Heart Seattle.

When: Saturday, March 23, 2024
Where: Hanger 30 – 6310 NE 74th St. Seattle
Cost: $35

Seattle’s French Fest: A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures

Seattle Center Festál is bringing the “Seattle’s French Fest: A Celebration of French Speaking Cultures” in partnership with France Education Northwest (FEN).

Seattle’s French Fest celebrates the diversity of traditions, ideas, dialects, and more, that comprises French-speaking cultures around the world.

When: Sunday, March 24, 2024
Where: Armory Food & Event Hall
Cost: Free

Moisture Festival

The Moisture Festival is back in a big way this year! Enjoy high-energy comedy/varieté shows, all accompanied by a live show band. Aerialists, acrobats, jugglers, physical comedians, clowns, magicians, dancers, musicians, and burlesque artists are just the beginning!

When: March 21st – April 14th, 2024
Where: Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway
Cost: Adult tickets start at $45

Tim McGraw Concert

Tim McGraw is brining his 2024 Standing Room Only Tour to Seattle! Get ready to catch McGraw and Grammy® Award winning singer-songwriter Carly Pearce, who will join the Standing Room Only Tour on all dates as direct support.

When: March 29th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge
Cost: $58+

WWE Monday Night Raw

Climate Pledge Arena is set to get a three-hour show from the Wrestling promotion WWE Monday Night Raw. The show is advertised to feature Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins, RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, Becky Lynch, Bobby Lashley, Kevin Owens, Finn Balor and United States Champion Austin Theory, and many more!

When: April 10th, 2024
Where: 334 1st Ave N
Cost: $50.50+

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival

Spring is indeed along the horizon! And with it comes flowers blossoming, and spring festivities. One of those is the Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival, which is coming back this April.

The festival happens each year at Seattle Center, to celebrate the cherry blossoms as well as Japanese culture.

When: April 12th-14th, 2024
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free

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Disney’s ALADDIN

Prepare to discover a ‘whole new world’ with the Broadway musical Aladdin at the The Paramount Theatre! Enjoy a spectacular show of colour, music, and magic with classic songs you’ll know world-for-word and a few new ones too!

When: Wednesday, April 24th to Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Cost: $72+

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Washington’s most iconic tulip festival is back this April with unique displays taking place at four different farms across the Skagit Valley. Immerse yourself in an endless kaleidoscope of colors as you wander through endless rows of vibrant blooms. And don’t forget to take home a hand-picked bouquet from your visit!

When: April 2024
Where: Participating farms in the Skagit Valley
Cost: Varies

Seattle International Film Festival

The 50th annual Seattle International Film Festival is taking place this May. Celebrate cinema in SIFF theaters and venues throughout the city May 9–19, 2024, followed by a week of select films streaming on the SIFF Channel May 20–27.

When: May 9th – 19th, 2024
Where: Various SIFF theaters
Cost: $40+

Melanie Martinez Concert

Multi-Platinum alternative-pop phenom Melanie Martinez is taking off on The Trilogy Tour in 2024. The tour will include hits from all three of her groundbreaking albums: Cry Baby, K-12, and Portals.

When: May 10th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge
Cost: $120+

Rolling Stones

If you love The Rolling Stones and have always wanted to see them perform live, the iconic rock band is back on the road in 2024 with a new North American tour celebrating the release of their newest album, Hackney Diamonds. On the tour, The Rolling Stones will also perform all of their most popular hits, from “Start Me Up” and “Gimme Shelter” to “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”

When: May 15th, 2024
Where: Lumen Field
Cost: $94.50

U District Street Fair

The U District Street Fair returns for its 53rd year to kick-off Seattle’s summer event season with a 10 block-long arts and crafts fair that takes over University Way. The two-day event will also feature free live music and performances, and over 40 food trucks and booths.

When: May 18th – 29th, 2024
Where: NE 43rd Street
Cost: Free/Varies


Folklife has long been a tradition at Seattle Center and is back for its 53rd year! This year’s cultural focus and theme is Meraki. Meraki marks the 3rd chapter of a 5-year Cultural Focus storyline. Meraki derives from the Greek language and means doing something with passion, soul, and love.

When: May 26th-29th
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free/Varies

We hope you’re ready for an amazing spring!