Happy Thursday, Seattle! It’s Memorial Day weekend, and if you haven’t heard, the FREE waterfront shuttles are back. They kick off on Friday, so if you want to explore the waterfront this weekend that’s a great option. As well, we have lots of live shows in town, so let’s have a look at the things to do in and around Seattle this weekend!

Northwest Northwest Folklife Festival

It’s back! The annual Northwest Folklife Festival is a community-powered celebration of the arts, culture, and heritage that make up the brilliant cultural tapestry of the greater Pacific Northwest.

When: Friday, May 24th to 27th, 2024
Where: 305 Harrison St
Cost: By donation

Billy Joel

For the first time in Seattle in 8 years, the legend Billy Joel is coming back for a huge show at T-Mobile Park. Get ready for one loud sing-a-long here!

When: Friday, May 24th, 2024
Where: T-Mobile Park
Cost: $105+

Portugal. The Man

A fun outdoor concert this week is Portugal. The Man / Bomba Estéreo with Reyna Tropical, who will be performing at Remlinger Farms on Friday.

When: Friday, May 24th, 2024
Where: Remlinger Farms, 32610 NE 32 St, Carnation, WA
Cost:  $55.50

Seattle Seawolves

Rugby fans, the Seattle Seawolves have a match against Old Glory DC this weekend!

When: Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Where: Starfire Sports Complex, Tukwila
Cost: $25+

Seattle Storm

WNBA’s Seattle Storm are in the city this weekend, and will be facing the Washington Mystics.

When: Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $31+

Avril Lavigne: The Greatest Hits Tour

Hey hey, you you! Avril Lavigne is here for an outdoor concert this weekend. The Canadian is on her ‘The Greatest Hits Tour’, so expect songs you will know!

When: Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Where: White River Amphitheatre, Auburn, WA
Cost: $89+

Chateau Ste Michelle- Summer Concerts

Chateau Ste Michelle is known for having one of the state’s best outdoor concert series. And the 2024 lineup does not disappoint!

The 2024 concert series kicks off on May 25th with Sarah McLachlan and special guest Feist, who play back-to-back with two shows scheduled, one on May 26th.

When: Saturday, May 25th, and Sunday, May 26th, 2024
Where: 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA
Cost: $87.75+

Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros

Take us out to a ballgame! The Seattle Mariners will be at home on Monday and they are facing the Houston Astros.

When: Monday, May 27th, 2024
Where:  T-Mobile Park
Cost:  $15+

Honoring Our Black Wall Streets 2024

Hosted by the Africatown Community Land Trust, this event will feature over 100 Black-owned businesses, live music, guest speakers, food vendors, and more!

When: Monday, May 27th, 2024
Where:  23rd Ave S & S Jackson St
Cost:  Free

Memorial Day History Walking Tours

Learn about Seattle’s role in the civil war with a Memorial Day History Walking Tour. If you like learning about out city’s past or consider yourself a history buff, this is a great option for you.

When:Monday, May 27th, 2024
Where: 1200 E Howe St
Cost: $30