8 Things To Do in Seattle this Week (April 8 – 11)
Hey there, readers! Welcome to the first edition of our picks for things to do in Seattle this week! Every week, we will highlight events, experiences, and cool things to check out all around town. So, with that in mind, let’s take a look at 8 of the best things to do in Seattle this week. Cheers!
Let’s kick things off with one of the prettiest events of the year, and head on out to Skagit for some tulip viewing. As of April 5th, the tulips started to bloom, so now is the time to plan your visit (and your outfit for the inevitable Instagram pics).
When: Runs until April 30th
Where: Mount Vernon, WA. – Directions
Cost: Free and ticketed events
Make the short trip out to Everett and experience another trip courtesy of the bizarre, genius, and ridiculously entertaining Cirque du Soleil. Oh, and in case it’s your first time seeing a Cirque show, make sure you’re ready for an experience you’ll never forget.
When: Wednesday, April 10 – Sunday, April 14
Where: Angel of the Winds Arena Everett, WA
This country duo has been lighting up the charts for the last couple of years, and their recent performance at the Grammy’s cemented their status as big-time players. Plus, there are few better ways to escape the rainy-season blues than getting some sunny, summer vibes from country tunes.
When: Thursday, April 11 @ 7:30 PM
Where: Paramount Theatre – 911 Pine St
Attention all foodies! Get your appetites ready and your stretchy pants on, Seattle Restaurant Week has arrived. Over 165 restaurants around town will be taking part in this prix fixe lunch and dinner series. Lunches will be dishing out two-course specials for $18, and dinners will be three-course $33 deals. Pretty, pretty, pretty tasty.
When: Sunday, April 7 – Thursday, April 18
Where: Participating Restaurants
Cost: Lunch – $18; Dinner – $33
You know spring has officially sprung when the State Fair season starts up! Head out to Puyallup to get a little taste of the exhibits, the rides, and the adventure that you can expect from the State Fair this year.
When: Thursday, April 11 – Sunday, April 14 / Thursday: 2 PM – 10 PM; Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 10 PM; Sunday: 10 AM – 8 PM
Where: Washington State Fair Events Center Puyallup, WA
Cost: Admission Prices Vary
Do the Monday blues have you feeling a little hangry? Well, this inaugural Mac n’ cheese cook-off is here to lift your spirits and fill your belly. Amateur chefs and professional Chefs from around town will all square off to see who’s delectable vegan creations become the fan favorite.
When: Monday, April 8 @ 5:30 PM
Where: Lagunitas Taproom- 1550 NW 49th St
Drinks, painting, and competition. That’s pretty much the basis for what this wicked night will include, but you’ve got to experience it to really understand the fun. 12 painters will each have 20 minutes to put together they’re best creations on a blank canvas. There’s no telling what kind of art you’ll be lucky enough to see.
When: Thursday, April 11 @ 6:30 PM
Where: Re-Bar – 1114 Howell Street
Cost: General Admission $20; Early Bird $15
His most recent collab album peaked at #4 on the Billboard charts, so this might be the last chance to get in to see one of hip-hop’s newest stars before he really blows up.
When: Wednesday, April 10 @ 8 PM
Where: Showbox SoDo – 1700 1st Ave S
There you have it, peeps! Our picks for some cool, weird, and fun things to do in Seattle this week.