It’s the last few days of April and the first of May! Jump into late spring with a plethora of fun. Trust us, there’s a lot happening around the city and state that you don’t want to miss. Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

Check out a new restaurant

Need an excuse to eat out? Well Seattle has a few new restaurants that should definitely be on your radar. And if you’re not ready to eat out quite yet you can check out what’s soon to open in and around the city.

Seattle Boba Fest

Festival attendees will be able to enjoy 16 unique boba drinks like cream strawberry, white rabbit candy milk tea, TieGuanYin latte, and more. There are also 2 unique boba-centric desserts being offered including vanilla soft serve with brown sugar boba and milk tea ice cream with boba topping. Talk about yummy!

When: April 30th
Where: U District
Cost: Varies

Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower

The Lyrids are known for being solidly reliable, producing at least 10-15 meteors an hour. That being said, sometimes they like to show off meaning that if you get lucky you might catch a burst with closer to 100 meteors, no guarantees though. Worth a look right?

When: Until April 29th

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Spring Plant Sale

This is a hybrid plant sale happening both online and in person. The plants are grown by students and the sale features plants like vegetables and herbs, fuchsia baskets, petunias, million bells, and much more.

When: Until April 30th
Where: 11605 132nd Ave NE


1, 2, 3, 4 Feist is knocking at your door… everyone who was alive in the early 2000s remembers the vice hold that Feist’s poppy tunes had on the world. So why not hear them again?

When: May 1st
Where: 901 Pine St
Cost: $90+

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A Festival for May at Camlann Village

Watch garland weaving, textiles, blacksmithing, basket making, leatherworking, and pottery. You’ll also be able to view longbow archery demonstrations, village dancing, and even tune into the harmonious medieval music of Mynstrels. And yes, you’ll also be able to celebrate Mayday with a great pole, decked with flowers, streamers, and greens complete with a traditional maypole ceremony.

When: May 1st
Where: 10320 Kelly Road NE, Carnation, WA
Cost: $10 admission

Cat Tower!

Cat towers are a necessary accessory for cat owners but they aren’t exactly the best looking. This unique group show focuses on Frank Crow’s invention of the cat tower. Yes, the works are inspired by the thing your cat dulls its nails on.

When: Until May 1st
Where: Museum of Museums, 900 Boylston Ave
Cost: $20

Ooh La La!

Now that the new year has come and gone, folks are looking towards the next big holiday, Valentine’s Day. Can Can’s newest show is a rose-colored soirée to remember, an original Parisian-inspired production. Like their other shows, you’ll also be able to sip on lavish libations and nosh on delectable delicacies while watching the performers work their magic.

When: Until May 1st
Where: 94 Pike St
Cost: $49+

Baby Animals and Blooms Days at Maris Farms

Your admission includes access to activities like a Wagon Ride, Cow Train Ride, Low Ropes Course, Conk the Crow, and Roller Bowler. Plus Hilltop favorites like Gaga Ball, Bee-line Ziplines, Wall Mazes, Human Foos Ball, Trike Track, Tubeslides, and Barnyard Ball Zone. That means you can either simply wander the farm or enjoy some playtime and burn off all the delicious farm foods.

When: Weekends until May 8th
Where: 25001 Sumner Buckley Hwy, Buckley, WA
Cost: 2 & under FREE , child (3-12 years) $16, general admission $18 online, $25 onsite

Washington State Apple Blossom Festival

The festival has all sorts of events for attendees to enjoy. Check out events like a food fair featuring eats from Kaleenka Piroshky, Keep it in the Valley Funnel Cakes, Ali’i Hawaiin Shave Ice, and more. There’s also a massive carnival (America’s 7th largest), live performances and even eating contests. That’s not all though, there’s seriously an event for everyone and you need to view the calendar for yourself.

When: Until May 8th
Where: Wenatchee, Washington
Cost: Free/varies

Have a great weekend!