This weekend is big, first of all, it’s yet another weekend! But it also happens to be the Super Bowl and one of your last chances to get prepped for Valentine’s Day, if you’ll be celebrating. That means you’ll have no problem filling your schedule with fun. Here are 10 of the best things to do around Seattle this weekend.
The most romantic day of the year (debatably) is on its way, and with it plans need to be made. If you’re trying to get romantic on a budget this year, we’ve got just the list for you, as we’ve rounded up some of the best free & cheap date ideas in and around the city.
The 25th annual Tết festival is taking place at Seattle Center’s Armory this February. It’s a two-day celebration of Vietnamese New Year full of art, food, music, and traditions. This year it’s happening in a hybrid format with both online and in-person events.
When: February 12th & 13th
Where: 305 Harrison St
This 21+ event is taking place at Magnuson’s Hangar 30. You’ll be able to enjoy 100 local vintage, makers and purveyors. Also on site will be food trucks, covered outdoor areas, and two cocktail bars featuring Seattle’s top DJs.
When: February 12th
Where: 6310 NE 74th St
That’s right folks, Super Bowl Sunday is this Sunday. We know it’s hard to believe but if you don’t have Sunday plans you might as well tune into the biggest football event of the year. Plus we went ahead and found some of the best places for you to watch.
When: February 13th
Where: See our picks above
Field to Table takes place throughout February with a new menu every single day. Some of the featured chefs include Mel Miranda of Musang, Kristi Brown of Communion, and Maximillian Petty of Eden Hill. Menu items’ ingredients are diverse, ranging from foraged mushrooms to wagyu beef to heirloom citrus.
When: Until February 20th
Where: 800 Occidental Avenue South
Cost: $109+ per person
Cirque du Soleil’s captivating magic is returning to Redmond’s Marymoor Park. The traveling circus’ newest performance is a classic Cirque du Soleil show reimagined for a new generation with intricate costumes and an array of sounds and genres. It’s a must-see experience for those of you who have missed live performances.
When: Until March 13th
Where: 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway NE Redmond, WA
For those of you looking to eat this weekend, you’re in luck because there are several delicious pop-ups happening. From sweet to savory these pop-ups have you covered but be sure to check out individual details as some require you to place an order ahead of time.
Where: See our picks above
Now that the new year has come and gone, folks are looking towards the next big holiday, Valentine’s Day. Can Can’s newest show is a rose-colored soirée to remember, an original Parisian-inspired production. Like their other shows, you’ll also be able to sip on lavish libations and nosh on delectable delicacies while watching the performers work their magic.
When: Until May 1st
Where: 94 Pike St
Seattle is now home to the world’s very first NFT Museum which opened earlier this year. Right now you have the opportunity to check out the museum’s very first show so why not enjoy a slice of art history?
Where: 2125 1st Ave
Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 12 pm- 5 pm
Lauren Halsey’s show is the Seattle Art Museums’ next upcoming exhibition. Her work “spans sculpture, installation, and architecture, including site-specific projects, particularly in the South Central neighborhood of Los Angeles.” Further, “her work maintains a sense of civic urgency and free-flowing imagination, reflecting the lives of the people and places around her and addressing the crucial issues confronting people of color, queer populations, and the working class.”
When: Until July 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
What are you waiting for? Get out there and have some fun, have a great weekend!