It’s a new week Seattle and there are plenty of things to do in this fair city. Between concerts, art, and food, we have you covered with an assortment of fun. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.

Zumba in Freeway Park

On Mondays from 5:30 PM–6:30 PM you can check out free Zumba classes in Freeway Park presented by the Washington Athletic Club. What’s even better is that no reservations are required, you simply need to show up.

When: Mondays until September 25th
Where: Freeway Park
Cost: Free

Psychic Dissection: The Films of Shinya Tsukamoto

Love watching new films? Check out a new series on Shinya Tsukamoto from The Beacon. Each Monday you can watch a new film and learn more about this Japanese horror auteurs work.

When: Mondays until October 2nd
Where: 4405 Rainier Ave S
Cost: $12.50

Playboi Carti

Rapper Playboi Carti is coming to Seattle to play what is sure to be a lively show. Hear hit tunes like “Magnolia” and “Die Lit” among other newer tracks.

When: Tuesday, September 12th
Where: 334 1st Ave N
Cost: $49.50+

Go see Barbie

The highly anticipated Barbie movie is still in theatres. You can watch it at SIFF Cinema Uptown in Capitol Hill this week. Put on your best Barbie or Ken attire and get ready to have a blast.

When: Showtimes daily until Thursday, September 14th
Where:511 Queen Anne Ave N
Cost: $13-$14

Cowgirl Clue

Genre-blurring artist Cowgirl Clue is coming to Capitol Hill’s Barboza for what is likely to be one of the best concerts of the month. Now keep in mind resale tickets are available and while not as outrageously expensive as prices we’ve seen in other months, there are simply fewer of them. So if you want to go, purchase ASAP.

When: Wednesday, September 13th
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $40+

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U.S. Girls

Experimental pop band U.S. Girls is showing Seattle what they’re all about with a show at Capitol Hill’s Neumos. Listen to songs with themes of feminism and politics, all set against a backdrop of eclectic soundscapes.

When: Wednesday, September 13th
Where: 925 E Pike St
Cost: $39

She Bends: Redefining Neon Legacy

If you happen to live south of the city you can head to the Museum of Glass and learn all about neon, including its history as well as its current resurgence specifically among female artists. You can also visit the museum’s other permanent and rotating exhibitions.

When: Daily until Saturday, October 7th
Where: 1801 Dock St Tacoma, WA
Cost: $18

UW Farm Harvest Dinner 2023

You can enjoy a farm-to-table, dinner with three-courses prepared by Executive Chef Seth Fernald. The dinner uses locally harvested ingredients from the UW Farm. There is also an opportunity to take a personalized 1-hour farm tour before dinner.

When: Thursday, September 14th
Where: 3501 Northeast 41st Street
Cost: $130-$200

Local Sightings Film Festival

This is the 26th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival and this year features a selection of curated short film programs and feature films. You’ll be able to watch regional “experiment, break, and remake popular conceptions around filmmaking and film exhibition.”

When: September 15th-24th
Where: 1515 12th Ave
Cost: Passes range from $60-$150

Visit a museum for free

You may or may not know but Seattle actually has 5 museums that you can always visit for free. We’ve listed them out and given you some details so you can take yourself on the perfect adventure. Plus many museums happen to offer free entrance on the first Thursday or Friday of the month. 

Enjoy Seattle, and have a great week!