Can you believe it’s April?! The year certainly feels like it is flying by, but we are excited for spring. There is a lot happening in Seattle this month, between sports, festivals, and live performances. So get out that social calendar, and add these things to do in and around Seattle this April.

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Tulip Town

This year, Tulip Town will be open until April 30th. For the whole month, you can walk through rows of tulips, and soak in a sea of color.

There are old-school trolley rides through the tulips, as long as weather is permitting, and dogs on leashes are free.

While there, you can also shop at Tulip Town’s retail boutique, which has artisan wares, goods, and gift from Skagit Acres.

When: Saturday, March 30th, to April 30th, Monday to Thursday 10 am to 6 pm, and Friday to Sunday 9 am to 7 pm
Where: 15002 Bradshaw Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Cost: GA $15, children 6-11 $7.

Seattle Mariners

And just like that, it is baseball season! The MLB is back and the Mariners kick off their home games this year against the Red Sox. They also are at home for several games including ones against the Cubs and the Braves. Be sure to check out all the new food while there!

When: Games throughout April
Where:  T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave S.
Cost:  $48+

Sponsored pick: Salish Lodge & Spa

Make free time your new flex. Salish Lodge & Spa is a stunning boutique lodge and spa located just outside of Seattle and surrounded by stunning wilderness. Listen to the sound of rushing water while you get a massage, or eat freshly made dishes complemented by natural honey produced by onsite honeybees – we’re not kidding! The Salish Lodge & Spa is proudly owned by the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe and perched atop the sacred Snoqualmie Falls. It’s a natural paradise with everything you need to forget your worries and be fully present. 

When: Open daily
Where: 6501 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, Washington
Cost: Price varies by room and time of booking

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Washington’s most iconic tulip festival is back this April with unique displays taking place at four different farms across the Skagit Valley.

Immerse yourself in an endless kaleidoscope of colors as you wander through endless rows of vibrant blooms. And don’t forget to take home a hand-picked bouquet from your visit!

When: April 1 to 30, 2024
Where: Participating farms in the Skagit Valley
Cost: Free and ticketed starting from $13.50


Olympia, Washington’s Sleater-Kinney formed back in 1994. Their latest, Little Rope, was released this year and they’ve been on the road since March. They will be in Seattle for two dates in April.

When: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024 & Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024
Where: The Showbox, 1426 1st Avenue

Sponsored pick: Hotel Leo’s Bar, Amendment 21

Step into the clandestine elegance of the 1920s with Bellingham’s historic Hotel Leo! The original Leopold Hotel served the first legal post-Prohibition cocktail in town, and they’re still upholding the tradition with the swanky, on-site bar Amendment 21. Sip on craft cocktails during daily Happy Hour from 4 to 6 PM while you enjoy the vintage ambiance and special events like live music, Wine Wednesday, and Blues dancing! How about a roaring 20s, 2.0?

When: Tuesday to Thursday 4 – 10 PM | Friday & Saturday 4 PM – 12 AM
Where: 1224 Cornwall Ave Bellingham, WA

Luis Miguel

Puerto Rican-born Mexican singer Luis Miguel, known as El Sol de Mexico, is bringing his 2024 tour to Seattle and it’s going to be a big one!

When: Thursday, April 4th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $108+

Moisture Festival

The Moisture Festival is back in a big way this year! Enjoy high-energy comedy/varieté shows, all accompanied by a live show band. Aerialists, acrobats, jugglers, physical comedians, clowns, magicians, dancers, musicians, and burlesque artists are just the beginning!

When: On now until April 14th, 2024
Where: Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway
Cost: Pay what you can performances & ticketed ones

Free 1st Thursday Public Tour

The Washington Park Arboretum hosts free public tours on the first Thursday of each month. So kick off your March walking through seasonal themes, collections plants, and learn about the history of the organization.

When: Thursday, April 4th, 2024
Where: The Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive East
Cost: Free

Volunteer Park Conservatory

Get some spring feels! The Volunteer Park Conservatory is open year-round and is full of beautiful tropical plants. It’s a great place to stroll with a date and enjoy a little peace and quiet in one of Seattle’s best parks.

Besides its usual $6 entrance, there are free days at the Park and they are on the 1st Thursdays and 1st Saturdays of each month.

When: Throughout April, free days on April 4th and 6th
Where: 1400 East Galer Street
Cost: $6

The Veronicas

If you know the words for “Untouched”, you’ll want to go see Aussie pop duo (and twin sisters) The Veronicas, who are coming to Seattle early April.

When: Friday, April 5th, 2024
Where: The Showbox, 1426 1st Avenue

Sultan + Shepard

Get ready to dance! Sultan + Shepard are in Seattle in April, bringing their EDM sounds to the Showbox.

When: Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Where: The Showbox, 1426 1st Avenue
Cost: $30+

Taco Libre Truck Showdown

Seattle Night Market is bringing the Taco Libre Truck Showdown this April. It will feature an array of taco trucks, margarita bar, a illuminated night market, and captivating high-flying wrestling performances by Lucha Libre Volcánica.

When: Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Where:  Magnuson Park Hangar 30, 6310 Northeast 74th Street
Cost: $15+

Lords of the Floor

Red Bull’s iconic Lords of the Floor breakdancing competition is back and just as big as the original 2001 event. On Saturday, April 6th, Seattleites will be able to watch as 16 teams engage in fierce 2v2 battles.

When: Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Where: 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $50

Seattle Sounders

The Seattle Sounders are also back on the field this month. They have two home games agains Canadian teams: CF Montreal on April 6th and the Vancouver Whitecaps on April 20th.

When: Saturday, April 6th and 20th, 2024
Where: Lumen Field
Cost: $29+

The Black Crowes

With their first album in 15 years, Happiness Bastards, bring released, legendary rock band The Black Crowes are embarking on a 2024 headline tour, hitting 35 cities in North America and Europe this Spring, including Seattle!

When: Monday, April 15th, 2024
Where: McCaw Hall, Seattle Center
Cost: $60+

Field To Table

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-king dining experience, this annual series is one to check out this spring. Field To Table is the first dining series on a professional spots field in Seattle, and it was created to spotlight local chefs.

When: April 8th to 17th, 2024
Where: Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Avenue South
Cost: Starts at $149

Seattle Kraken

The Kraken have their two final regular season home games in April. On the 9th, you can catch them against the Arizona Coyotes, and on the 11th against the San Jose Sharks.

When: April 9th and 11th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $48+

Jim Gaffigan 

Get ready to giggle. Jim Gaffigan, a seven-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, three-time Emmy winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist, will be in Seattle for several shows this April.

When: April 11th to 14th, 2024
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Cost: $39.50+

Washington State Fair 2024

The Washington State Spring Fair will be taking over the grounds at Puyallup for another year.

Get ready to soar to new heights, spin with excitement, and test your skills with a wide array of thrilling rides and classic games with activities for all ages.

When: April 11-14 and 18-21, 2024
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA
Cost: $11+

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival

The Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival, which is coming back this April.

Besides seeing the blooms, attendees can expect a vibrant and colorful celebration that features a range of activities and performances that showcase Japanese art, culture, and traditions.

When: Friday, April 12th to Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free

Dining in the Dark

Dining in the Dark is back and you can enjoy eating with heightened senses of taste and smell because you will be blindfolded! This dinner includes a secret three-course menu.

When: Friday, April 12th and April 26th, 2024
Where:  Columbia Tower Club, 701 5th Avenue 75th floor
Cost: $72

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler – “Restless Leg Tour”

Comedy fans in Seattle, listen up! Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are bringing their “Restless Leg Tour” to Seattle in April. The comedy icons, writers, producers, actresses and Saturday Night Live alumni will stop in Seattle for two shows.

When: April 13th, 2024
Where: WAMU Theater, 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $241.50+

Seattle Restaurant Week

For two weeks, you can check out Seattle Restaurant Week and explore the local food scene, through curated menus for $20, $35, $50, and $65 at restaurants, bars, cafes, food trucks, and pop-ups across the city.

When: April 14th to 27th, 2024
Where: Various
Cost: $20, $35, $50, and $65

Free Entrance Day in the National Parks

The National Park Services sites will have free admission on select days, including one this April. On April 20, you can visit National Parks for free for the “First day of National Park Week.”

When: Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Where:  National Parks
Cost: Free to enter

Discover Pass Free Days

Washington State Parks typically has several “free days” each year, and 2024 is no exception. On these select days, visitors can access state parks without requiring a Discover Pass, which is usually required for vehicle access to state recreation lands. This allows visitors to explore the natural beauty of the parks at no cost! One of those days is in April, celebrating Earth Day.

When: Monday, April 22nd, 2024
Where:  Washington State Parks
Cost: Free

Disney’s ALADDIN

Get ready to discover a whole new world as the hit Broadway musical, Disney’s ALADDIN, is coming to Seattle this spring.

From the producer of the Lion King, ALADDIN is a timeless story and thrilling new production for the whole family to enjoy.

When: Wednesday, April 24th to Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Cost: $72+

The 21st annual Seattle Black Film Festival

The 21st annual Seattle Black Film Festival takes place in April, and will be at two locations this year: the historic Langston Hughes Performing Art Institute and Washington Hall in the Central District.

When: Thursday, April 25th to Sunday, April 28th, 2024
Where:  Langston Hughes Performing Art Institute and Washington Hall in the Central District
Cost: $67.50+


Not a duo, but brothers for this show! Founded by brothers Adam, Jack, and Ryan Met, AJR is an American indie pop band who are touring their last album, The Maybe Man. They’ll play the Climate Pledge Arena with Dean Lewis.

When: Friday, April 26th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $88+

Seattle Boba Fest

Boba Fest is coming back to Seattle this April and it’s your chance to try it all, from traditional faves to exotic new flavours!

When: Saturday, April 27th, 12 PM – 6 PM
Where: U District, Seattle
Cost: Free to attend

Have a great month, Seattle!