It’s a new month, and it’s a leap year! That means, we get an extra day this February. And there are plenty of fun events to enjoy in and around the city. From Lunar New Year celebrations, to concerts, and Black History Month, here are the best things to do in Seattle this February.

Nora En Pure

South African-born, Switzerland-based Queen of deep house, Nora En Pure, is in Seattle soon and you can get lost in her immaculate beats and sounds.

Globally renowned and adored for her cinematic soundscapes and ethereal performances, so be sure not to miss this one. Syd Gris, Chris Tower, and Johnny Monsoon are also on the bill.

When: Friday, February 2nd, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $35+

Swan Lake

Sit back and let the Pacific Northwest Ballet transport you to the wondrous world of Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake.

“This ballet classic is carefully crafted to keep you on the edge of your seat, from the epic dancing, to the stunning scenery and costumes, to the iconic score (perfectly played by the PNB Orchestra),” states the event website.

And it’s on for a few days this February.

When: Friday, February 2nd to Sunday, February 11th, 2024
Where: McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St
Cost: $50+

Sponsored Pick: Sound Waves Concert Series

Live music with a scenic backdrop of Elliot Bay? Count us in! The Edgewater Hotel is kicking off Sound Waves, an all-new concert series hosted at Six Seven Restaurant. The show opens with Certainly So, a new indie-rock band touring all the way from Nashville on Friday, February 2nd. Get your tickets online and prepare for an epic night of music, cocktails, and scenic bay views. 

When: Friday, February 2. Doors open at 5:30 PM, show starts at 7 PM.
Where: Six Seven at The Edgewater, 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Cost: Tickets start at $25, standing room only.

Tết in Seattle – Year of the Dragon

Seattle Center Festál presents Tết in Seattle – a Vietnamese Lunar New Year Celebration, on February 3rd and 4th, 2024. According to organizers, this is Seattle’s “largest annual Tết festival.”

This year, you can expect live performances, Lion Dances, local food vendors, art exhibits, a fashion show, hands-on activities for the kids, and family-oriented events for all to enjoy.

When: February 3rd and 4th
Where: Armory and Fisher Pavilion
Cost: Free

Sponsored Pick: Edgewater’s Month of Love

What could be more enchanting than a legendary over-water hotel featuring cozy in-room fireplaces, panoramic waterfront views and delightful Pacific Northwest-inspired dining? That was a trick question. Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re looking to pull out all the stops, add a relaxing getaway at the Edgewater Hotel to your list. Book a romantic dinner at the on-site Six Seven Restaurant or explore The Edgewater’s vacation packages if you’re really looking to impress.

When: February 2024
Where: The Edgewater Hotel, 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle

The Seattle Bike Swap 

Looking for a bike? The Seattle Bike Swap will have everything from new bikes and gear, to classics straight from personal collections. You will find established bike shops and independent sellers present.

When: Saturday, February 3rd, 2024
Where: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 301 Mercer Street
Cost:  $8+

Cold War Kids

If you know Cold War Kids, you won’t be surprised that this is their “20 Years Tour.”

The California band formed back in 2004, and after releasing their latest single, “Another Name,” they’re back on tour.

When: Saturday, February 3rd, 2024
Where: Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Avenue
Cost: $39.50+

The Kills

Indie rock band The Kills are touring their latest release “God Games.” Check out American singer Alison Mosshart and British guitarist Jamie Hince as they hit the stage at the Showbox SoDo in February.

When: Wednesday, February 7th, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $42.50

Lunar New Year in South Seattle

This new annual event is bringing together the South Seattle community to celebrate Lunar New Year and its local asian-led businesses. Visitors can enjoy lantern making, lion dancing, taiko drums and relish in delicious delicacies from local food vendors.

When: Saturday, February 10th, 2024 | 1:00pm-4:00pm
Where: Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
Cost: Free Admission

Lunar New Year at Southcenter Mall

Have you ever seen a 25 foot dragon in person? On February 10th, you can watch one come to life during a traditional lion dance performance at Southcentre mall. Plus, visitors will also get to enjoy a Moon Gate, Wishing Tree and mesmerizing cherry blossom trees.

When: Saturday, February 10th, 2024
Where: 2800 Southcenter Mall Seattle
Cost: Free Admission

Annual Brazilian Carnaval/Mardi Gras

Are you ready for Seattle’s Annual Brazilian Carnaval/Mardi Gras?!

This year is the 30th Anniversary |2024 Show Brazil!’s band, which is known to feature in one night, the Brazilian Carnaval music and dance from different regions of Brazil.

When:  Saturday, February 10th, 2024
Where: The Crocodile, 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $30

Seattle Night Market

The Seattle Night Market is hosting their 4th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration to usher in the Year of the Dragon.

Wander through an illuminated market of delicious vendors, enjoy celebratory music and catch the “Drunken Lions dance” in the Magnuson Hangar building at 6:00pm sharp.

When: Saturday, February 10th, 2024
Where: Magnuson Hangar 30, 6310 NE 74th St
Cost: $15+

SmARTfilms Series: Black Luxury

In honor of Black History Month, this February, discover the diverse representations of Black culture in BIMA’s “Black Luxury” film series.

This series aligns with the Black & Boujee exhibition, running from January 13 to February 20 at BIMA.

When: Tuesday, February 13th, 20th, and 27th, 2024
Where: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island

After Hours: No Pressure Valentine’s Day

Head to the Aquarium on Valentine’s Dat for a 21+ event that will have music from musical duo CZNS, a species scavenger hunt, food and drinks, and more!

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Cost: $38.07

The Big British Tea Party

There’s a Big British Tea Party in Seattle this February, and you can enjoy a menu of nibbles, sweets and “a cuppa” with a tea specialist sharing pointers on taste and “proper” preparation.

There will be a brief panel, and may be a few other surprise goodies as well!

This event is part of the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, running from February 14th to 18th.

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: Seattle Convention Center, 705 Pike Street
Cost: $150


Leslie Feist is back! The Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter and guitarist, known as Feist, launched her solo career in the late 90s, and released her 6th album “Multitudes” last year.

She’s at the Showbox SoDo mid-February.

When: Friday, February 16th, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $44.95

Black History Month Soirée

The BIMA Black History Month Soirée celebrates Black culture with a night filled with music, art, and a special pop-up group of vendors from Seattle’s Black Love Market.

Get ready to grab a drink from the bistro, hit the dance floor, and surround yourself with community!

When:  Saturday, February 17th, 2024
Where: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island
Cost: Free, suggested donations


The Madonna show originally scheduled for July 18 and July 19 of 2023 were rescheduled, and the time is almost near. Of note, tickets for the originally scheduled July 18, 2023 show will be valid for the February 17, 2024 show, and tickets for the originally scheduled July 19, 2023 show will be valid for the February 18, 2024 show.

This tour will take you on Madonna’s artistic journey through four decades!

When: February 17th and 18th
Where: Climate Pledge
Cost: $145.50+

Seattle Krakens

Get some sports action in this February! The Seattle Krakens are playing at home for five games this month, including games against the Detroit Red Wings, the Vancouver Canucks, and the Boston Bruins.

When: February 19th, 22nd, 24th, 26th and 29th
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: Varies

Wintergrass Festival

Wintergrass is a four-day, family-friendly bluegrass and acoustic music festival. No only can you hear concerts and participate in dances, theres also music education programs for all ages, workshops, and even impromptu jams.

When: Thursday, February 22nd to Sunday, February 25th, 2024
Where: Hyatt Regency, Bellevue
Cost: $25 – $185

Dining in the Dark: A Unique Blindfolded Dining Experience

Dining in the Dark Seattle is a foodie experience that invites you to “enter a realm of sensory delight where an intimate setting invites you to break away from routine and relearn how to use your taste buds.”

It is a secret 3-course menu, that includes appetizer, main, and dessert. There is an option of meat, fish, and vegan.

When: Friday, February 23rd, 2024 at 6 PM and 8:30 PM
Where: Columbia Tower Club, 701 5th Avenue 75th floor
Cost: $90

Marc Anthony

Another big show coming to Climate Pledge in February is Mark Anthony.

The top selling salsa artist and Latin music legend will be in town on the Historia Tour.

When: Friday, February 23rd, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge
Cost: $66.50+

Lunar New Year in Chinatown

Make your way to the heart of Chinatown, where you can find vendor booths lined up along S King Street, dancing in the streets, and a foodie’s paradise at your fingertips. Explore over 40 delicious food vendors while soaking up the live performances at the main stage in Hing Hay Park.

When: Saturday, February 24th, 2024 | 11:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Chinatown, Seattle
Cost: Free Admission

2nd Annual Black Makers & Creatives Exhibit

The 2nd Annual Black Makers & Creatives Exhibit returns for an evening of fashion, poetry and thoughtfully curated art as we showcase some of Western Washington’s most talented Black artists and creatives.

“This year’s theme, Royalty, aims to focus on the remarkable history of our African American ancestors, their cultural legacies and their ongoing impact on society,” state the organizers.

When: Saturday, February 24th, 2024
Where:  Hyatt Regency Lake Washington, 1053 Lake Washington Blvd N, Renton
Cost: $75

4th Annual Alki Beach Winter Food Truck & Beer Festival

West Seattle’s 4th Annual Winter Beer and Food Truck Festival is returning to Alki Beach. Presented by The Special Olympics Washington and Mobile Food Rodeo this annual winter festival takes place on Saturday, February 24th this year. And 100% of the proceeds go right back to Special Olympics Washington.

The event will include food trucks and local craft beer with views of Puget Sound.

When: Saturday, February, 24th from 11-4:00pm.
Where: Alki Beach Park Bathhouse Lawn Outdoor Event Space, 2701 Alki Avenue Southwest Seattle
Cost:General Admission at $20

Seattle Black Film Festival 

The Seattle Black Film Festival at BIMA returns for thought provoking short films, one feature length film, and discussion.

When: Sunday, February 25th, 2024
Where: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island
Cost: $12

Playboi Carti

Another rescheduled show is coming in February.

Playboi Carti’s The Antagonist Tour, was originally scheduled for September 12, 2023 at Climate Pledge Arena, is taking place on February 28, 2024.

Supporting artists for this tour include Ken Carson, Destroy Lonely, and Homixide Gang.

When: Wednesday, February 28th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge
Cost: $59.50+

Emerald City Comic Con

Emerald City Comic Con is a “celebration of pop culture from every corner of the nerdy galaxy, coming together in an inclusive, creative, and collaborative atmosphere at the Seattle Convention Center.”

Guests this year include Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, and Jodie Whittaker.

When: Thursday, February 29th to March 3rd, 2024
Where: Seattle Convention Center
Cost: $43+

Have a great month!