We’re nearing the end of the month and the start of summer! While this weekend isn’t the busiest we’ve seen in the city this spring, there’s still plenty to check out. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.
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When: May 20th
Where: 925 East Pike Street
Check out SPL’s free Museum Pass program
Have you wanted to visit your favorite museum but don’t want to shell out the big bucks? Well SPL just added a bunch of new museums to it’s program earlier this year along with the Woodland Park Zoo. Hop online and see if you can book yourself a pass.
Go for a waterfall hike
Ready to start late spring off with some hiking? Why not visit one of our states many amazing waterfalls? There are tons scattered around the state in vary sizes so you can go as big or as small or as easy or as hard as you’d like.
U District Street Fair
Like years past, you’ll be able to shop from hundreds of local vendors ranging from local artisans to vintage and more. The festival attracts thousands of Seattleites who are ready to enjoy time in the sun, wander and shop locally. You can attend with your friends, and family or enjoy it as a solo outing.
When: May 21st & 22nd
Where: U District
Try some cheap eats
If you want to try some new eats this weekend we have good news, you don’t have to break the bank! We created a list of some of our favorite cheap eats in Seattle and were sure you’ll find at least one new spot to try out on there.
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Plan a free date
Now that warmer weather is on the way you might be trying to figure out how to plan the perfect outdoor or summer date. While it’s fun to go big, sometimes we all don’t want to break that bank. So we’ve created a list of ideas for free and cheap dates that you can have in Seattle.
PhinneyWood Garage Sale Day
On Saturday, May 21st you’ll be able to head to PhinneyWood from 9 am to 1 pm and wander the neighborhood’s wares. You might just find a one-of-a-kind treasure or if you live in the neighborhood you can use this as an opportunity to declutter. What’s more, there’s actually an app with a map that will guide you to registered garage sales so you don’t get lost.
When: May 21st, 9 am-1 pm
Cost: Varies/Registration $20+
Brews ‘n Board Games
Snapshot Brewing offers an all-day happy hour for casual tabletop gamers! You can either borrow theirs or bring your own; fill up our punch card and win cool stuff. And get sweet deals like $9 house growler fills every Sunday.
When: Every Sunday
Where: 8005 Greenwood Ave N
Down The Rabbit Hole at Nordo
Down The Rabbit Hole is centered around the themes of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. You’ll get to watch as your favorite tales like “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “The Stolen Tart” are set to original music and performed by a local cast. It’s an experience designed to cater to all the senses.
When: Until May 28th
Where: 103 South Main Street
Cost: $95-$105 per person
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, happy, and fun pieces.
When: Until July 24th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Have a great weekend, Seattle!
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