The first weekend of May is here, and it certainly feels like spring out there. And this weekend, we have lots to check out, from a plant sale to concerts, and that all kicks off with Justin Timberlake! So let’s get into it. Oh and if you’re looking to check out Cinco de Mayo, you can see our full event list here. Alternatively, Free Comic Book Day events are listed here. And here are the best things to do in Seattle this weekend!

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Justin Timberlake

He’s bringing sexy back! Justin Timberlake is embarking on a ‘The Forget Tomorrow World Tour’, and will have two concert dates in Seattle this week!

When: Thursday, May 2nd, and Friday, May 3rd, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $70.50+

Machos, Tacos & Tequila

Calling all taco & Tequila lovers! Check out this Seattle Cinco De Mayo celebration: Machos, Tacos & Tequila. You can expect an exciting Mexican wrestling extravaganza in the Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom.

When: Friday, May 3rd, 2024
Where:  Snoqualmie Casino,, 37500 SE North Bend Way, Snoqualmie
Cost: $49.99+

The 38th annual Windermere Cup

Check out nearly 800 athletes competing in this prestigious event, featuring local, national, and international competitors. You can watch the races for free, the viewing areas are along the north and south shores of the Montlake Cut, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. You may also watch from the Montlake Bridge, according to organizers.

When: Saturday, May 4th, 2024
Where: North and south shores of the Montlake Cut
Cost: Free

FOC May Plant Sale

Looking for new plants this season? The Friends of the Conservatory is hosting its annual May Plant Sale at Volunteer Park Conservatory over the first weekend in May.

When: Saturday, May 4th, and Sunday, May 5th, 2024
Where: 1400 East Galer Street
Cost:  $6, or free on the first Saturday of the month

The Bloody Mary Festival

Calling all Bloody Mary enthusiasts! Get ready to sip, savor, and snack your way through Seattle’s Bloody Mary Festival this weekend.

On Saturday, May 4th, the Seattle Centre Exhibition Hall will transform into a paradise for lovers of this beloved tomato cocktail.

When: Saturday, May 4th, 2024
Where: Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 301 Mercer Street
Cost: $60.73+

Circus Escape Room

This weekend, you can check out an interactive circus escape room, as well as a chance to try out flying trapeze yourself! Carnival Umbra says it breaks the mold of traditional escape rooms, and it’s in town for one day only.

When: Saturday, May 4th, 2024
Where: Emerald City Trapeze Arts, 2702 6th Ave S
Cost:  $75

Bombay Bicycle Club

The British indie rock band known for their eclectic sound, Bombay Bicycle Club are back on tour. Their North America Headline Tour is coming to the Showbox SoDo, with support from Gengahr.

When: Saturday, May 4th, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1426 1st Avenue
Cost: $40+

Belltown Bloom

Belltown Bloom is bringing two days of music to Seattle starting on Saturday. This awesome lineup includes Aluna and TOKiMONSTA. Not a bad way to spend a spring weekend.

When: Saturday, May 4th, and Sunday, May 5th, 2024
Where: The Crocodile, 2505 1st Ave
Cost: $65+

Ben Schwartz & Friends

Ben Schwartz has published four books and written television shows and movies for many major studios, including the recent Universal Pictures’ horror comedy RENFIELD. And you can catch him in Seattle this May.

When: Sunday, May 5th, 2024
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Cost: $45+

Seattle Sounders

The Seattle Sounders are back on the field this month! They have several home games including against LA Galaxy, which takes place on Sunday.

When: Sunday, May 5th, 2024
Where: Lumen Field
Cost: $40.95+

Have a great weekend!