How’s May treating you so far, Seattle? From concerts to eats, opportunities to get outdoors, and  a street fair, this weekend is packed with fun to add to your May adventures. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend!

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Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

It is SIFF season! The Seattle International Film Festival is celebrating 50 years, so get ready to celebrate “SIFFTY Years of Surprising Cinema” at theatres and venues across the city. It’s the last weekend to catch the Festival this year!

When: Thursday, May 9th to 19th, 2024
Where: Varies
Cost: $17.50+

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

Looking for live music and a night market in Everett this weekend? Look no further than the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival, which is now in its 11th year! It brings together the best in original music, local food, and handmade wares. The Night Market is free to attend.

When: Thursday, May 16th to Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where:  Kings Hall at APEX Art and Culture Center
Cost: $24.72

Seattle Beer Week

Love beers? Well, May is bringing “the greatest celebration of all things BEER in the greater Seattle Area.” Expect a Pilsner Party and a Brew-wing Competition throughout this week.

When: Friday, May 17th, to Friday, May 24th, 2024
Where: Varies
Cost: Varies

Seattle Sounders FC

Get into some soccer this weekend! The Seattle Sounders FC are facing the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday at Lumen Field.

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where:  Lumen Field
Cost:  $35.18+

PhinneyWood Garage Sale Day

If you’re looking to clear out some clutter, or replace your old gear with some one-of-a-kind treasure, you’ll want to mark May 18th on your calendar, Seattle! Because that’s when the PhinneyWood Garage Sale Day, Flea Market & Recycling Event returns.

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where: Phinney Center: Lower Parking Lot, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
Cost: Free to attend

U District Street Fair

The U District Street Fair returns for its 53rd year, and it’s a celebration of local art, music, and culture that brings together artists, performers, and vendors from all over the region.

The Fair takes place over two days on University Way aka “The Ave.” The fair takes over 10 blocks-with arts and crafts, live music, and over 40 food trucks and booths.

When: Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th, 2024
Where: University Way
Cost: Free

13th Annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival

Get ready for a day filled with fantastic brews, cideries , Heritage Distilling Co and great company this weekend. The Gig Harbor Beer Festival returns for its 13th year, and the festival promises to be the best one yet!

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where: Uptown Gig Harbor, 4701 Point Fosdick Drive, Gig Harbor, WA
Cost: $35.98+

Spring Fairy Festival

For one day this weekend, check out this fantasy themed shopping event supporting local artists, crafters, and small businesses! Dress up encouraged!

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where: Crescent Moon Gifts, 6901 6th Ave. Tacoma WA
Cost: Free to attend

2024 Seattle Mineral Market

The 2024 Seattle Mineral Market is back with over 60 dealers and demonstrators in Minerals, Fossils, Gems, Jewelry, Mineral Art and more! There will be door prizes, free rocks for kids, and free parking.

When: Saturday, May 18th & Sunday, May 19th, 2024
Where: Hangar 30 Building @ Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE
Cost: Free

Belle and Sebastian

This Sunday, you can listen to the sweet sounds of Belle and Sebastian. The North American Tour, Spring 2024, wraps in Seattle with The Weather Station.

When: Sunday, May 19th, 2024
Where: Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Avenue
Cost: $39.50

Have a great weekend!