March 24-26, 2017

Moisture Festival
THRU APR 09 The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle. Venues
(www.moisturefestival.com)

Taste Washington
THU-SUN Wine tasting from from more than 200 local wineries plus food from local restaurants at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Map
(tastewashington.org)


Washington Cask Beer Festival

SAT Handcrafted cask-conditioned beers from innovative regional breweries, admission includes a commemorative tasting cup and tastes at the Seattle Center Exibition Hall. Location
(http://www.washingtonbrewersguild.org/)

Best of the Northwest Spring Art & Fine Craft Show
SAT-SUN 100 artists displaying jewelry, clothing, paintings, glass art, and sculptures plus food trucks at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park. Map
(www.nwartalliance.com)

I Dig Dinos at Burke Museum
SUN Demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages at Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture at UW. Map
(www.burkemuseum.org)

March 17-19, 2017

Moisture Festival
THRU APR 09 The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle. Venues
(www.moisturefestival.com)

Northwest Women’s Show
SAT-SUN Over 600 booths with everything from cosmetics to books plus firefighters, fashion shows, wine-tasting, seminars, celebrities, food and more at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Directions
(www.nwwomenshow.com)

Taste of Norway Heritage Festival
SAT Traditional Norwegian food, crafts, music, dance, genealogy, children’s activities, vendors in Ballard. Map
(http://www.leiferiksonlodge.com/)

PNNA Coin Show
FRI-SUN The oldest and biggest annual coin show in the Pacific Northwest with 85 local, regional and national numismatic dealer booths. At the Tukwila Community Center. Map
(www.pnna.org)

Seattle Library Spring Book Sale
FRI-SUN Over 100,000 items will be for sale with over 50 categories of nonfiction including art, cookbooks, crafts, gardening, history, music, performing arts, pets, nature and travel. At the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Map
(www.friendsofspl.org)

Doll, Teddy Bear & Antique Show
SAT-SUN Commercial exhibit and sale of antique to modern dolls, bears, supplies, clothing, jewelry at Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.dolls4all.com)

Seattle’s French Festival
SUN Celebration of Turkish culture with a variety of traditional and contemporary food, music, dance, art, and kids activities. At the Seattle Center Armory. Map More Festál
(www.fenpnw.org)

State Parks Free Day
SUN In honor of State Park’s 104th birthday, Saturday is a State Park “free day” and the Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park Find a Park
(www.parks.wa.gov)

March 10-12, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
SAT The Parade travels north on 4th Ave to the Reviewing Stand at Westlake Park and ends at the Seattle Center. Map
(www.irishclub.org)

Irish Festival
SAT-SUN Irish & Celtic products, singing, dancing, childrens activities and more at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Map
(http://irishclub.org)

St. Patrick’s Day Dash
SUN Irish themed 5K with fun for the entire family, live music, Irish dancers, beer garden and costume contest at the Seattle Center. Map
(http://stpatsdash.com)
Everett Home and Garden Show
FRI-SUN Home building and remodeling ideas, vendors and information for your home, garden and yard at Comcast Arena. Map
(www.everetthomegardenshow.com)

Cultural Crossroads Festival
FRI-SUN Featuring some of the area’s best ethnic entertainment on two stages, an international bazaar and exhibits. At Crossroads Mall in Bellevue. Map
(www.crossroadsbellevue.com)

International Gem & Jewelry Show
FRI-SUN Diamonds, silver, gold, necklaces, estate jewelry, watches and more at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Map
(www.intergem.com)

Dinosaur Weekend at Burke Museum
SAT-SUN Dinosaur experts, fossils, hands-on activities for all ages at Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture at UW. Map
(www.burkemuseum.org)

Daylight Savings Time begins
SUN Set your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday.

March 3-5, 2017

Emerald City Comicon
THU-SUN The premier comic book and pop culture convention in the Northwest. At the Washington State Convention Center. Map
(www.emeraldcitycomicon.com)

Sewing & Stitchery Expo
THU-SUN The largest expo of its kind for sewers, quilters and embroidery enthusiasts from around the globe.  At the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Map
(www.sewexpo.com)

Polar Science Weekend
FRI-SUN Presented in partnership with the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory, students, families and guests of all ages will enjoy three action-packed days of hands-on activities, demonstrations, exhibits and more – all transporting you into the extreme environments of the Arctic and Antarctic. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)

Travel • Adventure • Gear Expo
SAT-SUN More than 125 exhibitors including apparel, equipment and accessories manufacturers, as well as onsite adventures for attendees such as an indoor zip line, paddle pool and rock wall. At CenturyLink Field Event Center. Directions
(https://www.trailtoadventure.com/)

Seattle Bike Expo
SAT-SUN The best of biking – with more than 125 exhibitors, speakers & presenters. At the CenturyLink Field Event Center. Map
(seattlebikeshow.com)

Issaquah Wine Walk
FRI Enjoy music, art and wines from local boutique wineries poured in various designated tasting locations up and down Front Street, Issaquah. Map
(http://www.downtownissaquah.com/)

Poverty Bay Wine Festival
FRI-SAT Enjoy live musical entertainment and the historic setting while tasting wines from over twenty Washington State Wineries and sampling delicacies from local food merchants. Hosted by the The Rotary Club of Des Moines at the Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. Map
(http://www.dmnprotary.org/)

Tacoma Remodeling Expo
FRI-SUN Explore hundreds of exhibits on remodeling kitchens, baths, outdoor spaces and more at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center. Directions & Parking
(homeshowcenter.com)

Children’s Story Program at the Elisabeth C. Miller Library
SAT Programs are presented one Saturday a month for children ages 3 to 8 and their families. All ages are welcome. 10:30 AM at the UW Elisabeth C. Miller Library. Map
(depts.washington.edu/hortlib/index.shtml)

Seattle Golf & Travel Show
SAT-SUN The largest consumer golf & travel show on the west coast with over 200 exhibitors, travel destinations, manufacturer’s representatives and demonstrators. At Centurylink Field Event Center. Directions
(www.seattlegolfshow.com)

Snohomish Wine Festival
SAT The Festival will showcase 19 wineries from Oregon and Washington and will include many of the Snohomish area wineries. Guests will receive a commemorative wine glass, wine tastings, appetizers from local area restaurants and caterers, and entertainment by Back Porch Blues Unplugged and Bubbles & Fog at A Manor of Wine. Map
(snohowinefest.com)

February 24-26, 2017

Seattle Home Show
THRU FEB 26 The Seattle Home Show is the Northwest’s largest consumer home show with everything for the home – indoors and out – with hundreds of exhibits including builders, remodelers, the latest appliances and fixtures, seminars and wine tasting. At Centurylink Field Events Center. Map
(http://seattlehomeshow.com/)

Octopus Week at the Aquarium
THRU FEB 26 Hands-on activities for kids, Octopus feedings, special talks and demonstrations. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(http://www.seattleaquarium.org)

Northwest Flower & Garden Show
WED-SUN The first herald of springtime in the Northwest with spectacular indoor show gardens, shopping, seminars, live music and more. In the Washington State Convention Center. Map
(www.gardenshow.com)

Chocolate on the Beach Festival
THU-SUN Five miles of chocolate at various venues from Copalis Beach to Moclips, with chocolate themed events. Map
(www.chocolateonthebeachfestival.com)

Seattle Food and Wine Experience
FRI-SUN A new showcase for food and wine in the Northwest with wine from more than 10 countries as well as artisan breweries and culinary exhibitors plus live music at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Map
(seattlewineandfoodexperience.com)

LaConner Smelt Derby
SAT Smelt Fishing, pancake breakfast, art & antique shopping, family fun in scenic LaConner. Map
(www.laconnerrotary.org/)

Pacific Northwest Yo-Yo Championships
SAT Championship level yo-yo players come to Seattle Center to compete for the title of Pacific Northwest Regional
Champion in the seventh annual Pacific Northwest Yo-Yo Championships. Directions
(pnwr.yoyocontest.com)

NW Model Railroad Show
SAT-SUN Model Railroad Show and swap meet to benefit Snohomish County 4-H Clubs. At the Evergreen State Fairground in Monroe. Map
(www.unwclub.org)

MOHAI Maker Day: Plant-Based Art and Chemistry
SAT Learn to make non-toxic inks and paints from plants found throughout the city with the makers at ARTLAB. At the Museum of History and Industry at south Lake Union. Map
(www.mohai.org)

I Dig Dinos at Burke Museum
SUN Demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages at Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture at UW. Map
(www.burkemuseum.org)

February 17-19, 2017

Seattle Home Show
FRI-FEB 26 The Seattle Home Show is the Northwest’s largest consumer home show with everything for the home – indoors and out – with hundreds of exhibits including builders, remodelers, the latest appliances and fixtures, seminars and wine tasting. At Centurylink Field Events Center. Map
(http://seattlehomeshow.com/)

Noir City Film Festival
THU-WED Noir City: The Big Knockover – Heists, Holdups, and Schemes Gone Awry. Featuring a collection of classic and contemporary heist films. At the Egyptian Theater. Map
(www.siff.net)

Everett Film Festival
FRI-SAT Highlighting the strength, humor and creativity of women through provocative and entertaining films. At Everett Performing Arts Center. Map
(www.everettfilmfest.org)

Kids free at Northwest Trek
SAT-MON Up to four children, ages 12 and younger, will receive FREE admission with every full-paying adult or senior. Join a kid-friendly, 30-minute Discovery Tram Tour to spy on moose, bison, elk, and other herd animals roaming freely through a 435-acre natural habitat. At Northwest Trek near Eatonville. Map
(www.nwtrek.org)

Octopus Week at the Aquarium
SAT-FEB 26 Hands-on activities for kids, Octopus feedings, special talks and demonstrations. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(http://www.seattleaquarium.org)

February 10-12, 2017

The Art of Rube Goldberg
SAT From the artist whose name has entered the language as a term for complicated and humorous contraptions. This uniqe collection is on display for the first time. At Seattle’s MoPop Map
(www.mopop.org)

Children’s Film Festival Seattle
THRU FEB 11 The best and brightest in international children’s cinema with live performances, animation, features, and hands-on workshops for the filmmakers of tomorrow. At NW Film Forum on Capitol Hill in Seattle. Map
(www.childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org)

Corvette and High Performance Meet
FRI-SAT Display of Corvettes and muscle cars, swap meet of parts and accessories at the Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.corvettehp.com/)

Comet 45P closest approach
SAT Comet 45P passes within 7.4 million miles of earth.This will be the closest approach of a comet in more than 30 years,

Red wine and Chocolate Festival
SAT-SUN A full weekend of sumptuous chocolates and tasty red wines. At Carpenter Creek Winery in south Mount Vernon. Map
(www.carpentercreek.com)

Pike Chocofest
SUN A romantic food and drink lovers delight. $60 ticket includes 10 drink tokens, unlimited food tastes, souvenir glass and live music. At the Pike Brewing Company – 1415 1st Avenue (Between Pike & Union). Map
(pikebrewing.com)

Seattle Bike Swap
SUN Garage sale with deals on new and used bike related goods of all types and sizes. At Magnuson Park, Hangar 30. Map
(www.cascade.org)