Welcome to the first weekend of November. From ice skating to food festivals and concerts, we have a little bit of everything for you. And don’t forget, the time is changing this weekend. Here are 11 of the best things to do in and around Seattle this weekend.

Go ice skating

There are several places to go ice skating in and around Seattle this November. Prices vary by rink and skate time. You can also choose between renting skates or bringing your own. Of course, we’ve created a list of some of the best spots to check out.

Hmong New Year

Seattle Hmong New Year is presented in partnership with the Hmong Association of Washington (HAW). The festival “celebrates the end of the harvest season with intricate clothing, dance, food, and more.”

When: Saturday, November 4th
Where: 305 Harrison St
Cost: Free/Varies

Sponsored Pick: Menashe & Sons Jewelers 50th Anniversary Open House

Cheers to 50 years of BLING! West Seattle’s very own Menashe & Sons Jewelers is celebrating 50 years in business, and they’re going all out. Snag 30 – 50% savings on jaw-dropping custom, estate, diamond, gold, and gemstone jewelry, as well as fine watches (sale excludes Rolex), and kick off the celebrations at their Open House where you can browse, buy, and enjoy bubbles and bites. It’s time to shine, darlings!

When: Thursday, Nov 9th from 5-8 PM
Where: Menashe & Sons Jewelers – 4532 California Ave SW, Seattle
Cost: Free entrance, visit @menasheandsons on IG for more info!

Teatro ZinZanni at Lotte Hotel

Teatro ZinZanni works with artists from around the globe to create dinner shows that are a “unique celebration of cirque, comedy, and cabaret.” ZinZanni’s original brand of “love, chaos, and dinner” will be evident in their limited-time residence at the Lotte Hotel.

When: Thursday, October 12th-Sunday, March 31st
Where: 809 5th Ave
Cost: $119+


The Ruins is opening its doors to the public with a brand new speakeasy called Unlisted. Guests can find a selection of handcrafted cocktails as well as PNW eats. 

Where: 570 Roy Street
Hours: Wednesday-Friday 5 PM-10 PM

Treat yourself to a spa day

Are the colder and shorter days weighing on you? Why not head relax at the spa? From massages to water circuits, scrubs, and more, Seattle spas have you covered with a variety of services.

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Freakout Festival

Freakout Festival takes place Thursday, November 2nd until Sunday, November 5th. Some of this year’s artists include The Gories, The Spits, and Acid Tongue. That being said, you’ll have no shortage of new bands to discover.

When: Thursday, November 2nd-Sunday, November 5th
Where: Multiple venues around Seattle
Cost: $45+

Burna Boy

Nigerian afro-fusion artist Burna Boy is headed to Climate Pledge Arena. Get ready for an evening of melded sounds and upbeat lyricism, all culminating for an energetic evening of listening and dancing.

When: Sunday, November 5th
Where: 334 1st Ave N
Cost: $69.50+

Seattle Restaurant Week

Seattle Restaurant Week invites diners to explore a diverse selection of local foods over the course of two weeks. Participating restaurants, bars, cafes, food trucks, and pop-ups are offering curated menus for $20, $35, $50, and $65 across the city.

When: Sunday, October 22nd-Saturday, November 4th
Where: Participating restaurants across Seattle
Cost: $20-$65+

Black Lagoon at Rob Roy

Rob Roy describes their new bar pop-up as “a dark celebration for those who revel in the mysterious and bizarre” a place “where guests can transport themselves to a world that blurs that line between reality and the supernatural.”

When: Until Saturday, November 4th
Where: 2332 2nd Ave
Cost: Varies

Georgetown Morgue

Seattle’s very own haunted house is back! Your spooky journey will have you wandering through a decrepit Catacomb as you try to avoid Dr. Simons and his trusted goons Rigor and Mortis, all while trying to survive the night. New this year is “The Dark Maze” an attraction that is exactly what it sounds like. You and your group are all alone in a pitch-black maze until you find a way out.

When: Weekends and select additional days until Saturday, November 4th
Where: 5000 East Marginal Way South
Cost: $35-$255+

Enjoy Seattle, and have a great weekend!