It’s the week of love! That’s right, Valentine’s Day is here, and there are quite a few fun options to check out if you haven’t made any plans yet. Whether you are solo, with your friends, or loved ones, here are 10 of the best things to do in and around Seattle this week.

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SmARTfilms Series: Black Luxury

In honor of Black History Month, this February, discover the diverse representations of Black culture in BIMA’s “Black Luxury” film series.

This series aligns with the Black & Boujee exhibition, running from January 13 to February 20 at BIMA.

When: Tuesday, February 13th, 20th, and 27th, 2024
Where: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island

Love is in the Air!

For the first time ever, Washington Park Arboretum is hosting a Valentine’s Day themed luminary walk through the park, inspired by their annual Winter Solstice event!

You can enjoy a romantic stroll through the park, guided by the soft glow of pink luminaries, and create your own Valentine’s cards to give to loved ones. There will be hot cocoa, cider, & tea in Wisteria Hall!

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: Washington Park Arboretum, Wisteria Hall, 2300 Arboretum Drive East
Cost: $23.18

Sponsored Pick: Edgewater’s Month of Love

What could be more enchanting than a legendary over-water hotel featuring cozy in-room fireplaces, panoramic waterfront views and delightful Pacific Northwest-inspired dining? That was a trick question. Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re looking to pull out all the stops, add a relaxing getaway at the Edgewater Hotel to your list. Book a romantic dinner at the on-site Six Seven Restaurant or explore The Edgewater’s vacation packages if you’re really looking to impress.

When: February 2024
Where: The Edgewater Hotel, 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle

After Hours: No Pressure Valentine’s Day

Head to the Aquarium on Valentine’s Dat for a 21+ event that will have music from musical duo CZNS, a species scavenger hunt, food and drinks, and more!

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Cost: $38.07

Imagine Monet 

The Imagine Monet immersive experience is coming to town, and it opens on Valentine’s Day. You can check out the warmth and romance of impressionism with Imagine Monet, and each Valentine’s Day ticket includes a specialty box of locally made chocolates. There will also be live music from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where:1001 S. Yakima Ave, Suite 1, Tacoma
Cost: $50

PacSci Taproom

Ready to tap into science and the art of brewing? You can do that, along with tastings from a select few of Seattle’s top breweries, wineries, and cider houses, all with your S/O.

This after hours visit to the Planetarium will be one you won’t soon forget!

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: 200 2nd Ave N
Cost: $30

The Big British Tea Party

There’s a Big British Tea Party in Seattle this February, and you can enjoy a menu of nibbles, sweets and “a cuppa” with a tea specialist sharing pointers on taste and “proper” preparation.

There will be a brief panel, and may be a few other surprise goodies as well! This event is part of the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, running from February 14th to 18th.

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: Seattle Convention Center, 705 Pike Street
Cost: $150

Valentine’s Dinner Cruise

Take your loved one on a two and a half hour dinner cruise! Enjoy evening views of the city skyline, while listening to live music as you dine aboard a beautiful Waterways yacht.
There will be a four-course dinner served during the cruise.

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where: Waterways Cruises at Lake Union Piers on South Lake Union, 901 Fairview Avenue North
Cost: $139

Candlelight: Valentine’s Day Special ft. “Romeo and Juliet” & More

This is an extra romantic one, as you enjoy concerts by candlelight. It is described as a “multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Seattle.” The Valentine’s Day Special will feature “Romeo and Juliet” & More at Arctic Club Hotel.

When: Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
Where:  700 3rd Avenue


Leslie Feist is back! The Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter and guitarist, known as Feist, launched her solo career in the late 90s, and released her 6th album “Multitudes” last year.

She’s at the Showbox SoDo this Friday.

When: Friday, February 16th, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $44.95

Have a great week!