A new week is upon us, and we have reached mid month. There’s no better time to get out and enjoy the month of May! From concerts to SIFF, you have options this week. And the Rolling Stones are in town! Check out these 10 things to do in and around Seattle this week.

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Seattle Storm

Another sports team, WNBA’s Seattle Storm are in the city this month! They wrapped preseason games on May 7th, and have regular season games on May 14th, 22nd, and 25th.

When: May 14th, 22nd, and 25th
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $25+

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

It is SIFF season! The Seattle International Film Festival is celebrating 50 years, so get ready to celebrate “SIFFTY Years of Surprising Cinema” at theatres and venues across the city.

When: Thursday, May 9th to 19th, 2024
Where: Varies
Cost: $17.50+

The Barber of Seville

Presented by Seattle Opera, you can check out The Barber of Seville this week. “The wheeling and dealing Figaro plays matchmaker between the savvy Rosina and the lovesick Count Almaviva, while Rosina’s vulturous guardian does everything he can to keep the lovebirds apart. Full of schemes and hijinks, this “zany creation that is incredibly funny and wildly colorful” (City Arts) finishes the season on a high note,” states its description.

When:  Wednesday, May 15th and Friday, May 17th, 2024
Where: McCaw Hall
Cost: $59+

Rolling Stones

If you love The Rolling Stones and have always wanted to see them perform live, the iconic rock band is back on the road in 2024 with a new North American tour celebrating the release of their newest album, Hackney Diamonds.

Released in October of 2023, the album marks the 24th British and 26th American studio album by the famed English band.

On the tour, The Rolling Stones will also perform all of their most popular hits, from “Start Me Up” and “Gimme Shelter” to “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” This is probably one of the biggest concerts in Seattle this spring!

When: Wednesday, May 15th, 2024
Where: Lumen Field
Cost: $94.50+

Charlotte Day Wilson

If the Rolling Stones are not your cup of tea, perhaps Charlotte Day Wilson is! The Toronto-born-and-raised singer and songwriter brings her warm voice to Seattle for her ‘Cyan Blue Tour’ this week.

When: Wednesday, May 15th, 2024
Where: Neumos, 925 East Pike Street
Cost: $35

LCD Soundsystem

And on to another concert! Earlier this year, the legendary LCD Soundsystem announced their “Kinda Tour 2024”, which has not one, or two, but four nights in Seattle this week!

When: Thursday, May 16th, to May 19th 2024
Where: Paramount Theatre
Cost: $150

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

Looking for live music and a night market in Everett this spring? Look no further than the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival, which is now in its 11th year! It brings together the best in original music, local food, and handmade wares. The Night Market is free to attend.

When: Thursday, May 16th to Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Where:  Kings Hall at APEX Art and Culture Center
Cost: $24.72

MFA Dance Concert

The University of Washington MFA candidates in dance are about to premiere eight diverse dance works, created for 70 undergraduate dancers! Get ready for an evening of dance in styles drawn from contemporary modern, ballet, Chinese dance, hip-hop, street, and club dances.

When: Friday, May 17th to Sunday, May 19th, 2024
Where:  Meany Hall—Studio Theatre
Cost: $10-$20

Seattle Beer Week

Love beers? Well, May is bringing “the greatest celebration of all things BEER in the greater Seattle Area.” Expect a Pilsner Party and a Brew-wing Competition throughout this week.

When: Friday, May 17th, to Friday, May 24th, 2024
Where: Varies
Cost: Varies

West Seattle Wine Walk

Not into beer, perhaps into wine? The West Seattle Wine Walk celebrates wine with this vibrant and fun event! You can enjoy tastings from 30 different wineries, each showcasing a unique variety of wines.

When: Friday, May 17th, 2024
Where:  Windermere
Cost:  $36

Have a great week!