Well, it is officially the first full week of spring. And it is certainly bringing spring showers. But don’t let that bring you down, there are still fun things to check out in and around the city, and baseball season is also back! Here are the best things to do in and around Seattle this week.

U District Cherry Blossom Festival

Have you had the chance to check it out yet? The U District Cherry Blossom Festival kicked off on the 16th, but there is still time to head over and look at the blossoms while trying spring-themed treats!

When: March 16th to April 1st
Where: The Quad – University of Washington

Seattle Kraken vs. Anaheim Ducks

Besides MLB’s return later this week, if you want some live sports action, how about two Seattle Kraken home games this week against the Anaheim Ducks? They play on Tuesday and Thursday.

When: Tuesday, March 26th, and Thursday, March 27th, 2024
Where: 200 2nd Ave N
Cost:  $49+

Sponsored pick: Bite Of Burnaby

Looking for a road trip this spring? Prepare your favourite stretchy pants because Bite of Burnaby is back for its 4th year in BC! This month-long culinary extravaganza is a celebration of the diverse and global flavours that make up the city of Burnaby, BC. This festival has it all, from fine dining establishments to cozy eateries, you’ll get to try the best of the city’s culinary scene at a fraction of the price! Check out their website for the full list of participating restaurants and where you can find them.

When: March 1-31, 2024
Where: Across the city of Burnaby, BC, Canada
Cost: Varies by restaurant, $10 to $65 (CAD)

PacSci Taproom

This Wednesday, you can tap into science and the art of brewing at PacSci! This after hours eve will have you experiencing live demos, and enjoying local breweries.

When: Wednesday, March 27th, 2024
Where: 200 2nd Ave N
Cost:  $30

Disney Princess – The Concert

Looking for a family activity? You can catch Disney Princess- The Concert this week. Songs at this experience will include “How Far I’ll Go,” “A Whole New World,” “Just Around the Riverbend,” “Part of Your World,” “Almost There,” “Let It Go” and more!

When: Thursday, March 28th, 2024
Where: McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street
Cost:  $34.50 – $74.50

Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox

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 this Thursday.

When: Thursday, March 28th, 2024 to Sunday, March, 31st, 2024
Where:  T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave S.
Cost:  $48+

Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw is brining his 2024 Standing Room Only Tour to Seattle!

Get ready to catch McGraw and Grammy® Award winning singer-songwriter Carly Pearce, who will join the Standing Room Only Tour on all dates as direct support.

When: Friday, March 29th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $86+

Loud Luxury

Get ready to dance at the end of the week as Canadian music production and DJ duo Loud Luxury take the stage at Showbox SoDo with GUDFELLA.

When: Friday, March 29th, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo,1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $40+

SAM Remix

SAM Remix returns to the Seattle Art Museum, where there will be music and performances until 11 pm. As usual, galleries will be accessible from 7pm.

When: Friday, March 29th, 2024
Where:  Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave
Cost: $50 for non-members, $25 for member


Presented by the Asia Northwest Cultural Education Association, Sakura-Con is the oldest and most well attended anime convention in the Pacific Northwest. You can expect gaming, cosplay, cultural panels, dances, concerts, art contests, AMV’s, industry guests

When: Friday, March 29th, to Sunday, March 31st, 2024
Where: Seattle Convention Centre
Cost: $110 for membership

Starbucks 27th Annual Hot Java Cool Jazz

Starbucks Hot Java Cool Jazz is back for one night to celebrate music with performances by five of the best Seattle-area high school jazz bands. The best part? 100% of tickets sales will directly benefit the participating school’s music programs.

When: Friday, March 29th, 2024
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Cost:  $25

Have a great week!