Things to Do in Seattle this Weekend

Sadia Nazar2024-03-15

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Welcome to Seattle, where the grandeur of attractions, the beauty of nature, and the stunning waterfront views combine to create an enchanting experience. As the weekend approaches, Seattle comes alive with an extraordinary array of activities, events, and attractions for you to enjoy. Whether you are a local seeking adventure or a visitor eager to immerse yourself in Seattle's charm, Seattle is the right place for you. Get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with entertainment and discovery this weekend.

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Top Things to Do in Seattle this Weekend

Here are the top picks to make your weekend in Seattle memorable:

Dive into the Beauty of Chihuly Gardens and Glass

You will love immersing yourself in the mesmerizing Chihuly Gardens and Glass experience this weekend! Lose yourself in the stunning glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly. You can explore the indoor galleries and walk through the outdoor gardens, decorated with colorful and eye-catching glass art. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience that takes you to a world of creative expression and beauty, all right here in Seattle. Do not miss out on this unforgettable weekend adventure!


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Immerse Yourself in Seattle's International District

The International District is the heart of Seattle's Asian community, and it's the place to be if you want to experience the energy and culture of this vibrant neighborhood. Enjoy dim sum, walk through busy supermarkets, and check out unique shops. The International District has something for everyone, with a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment options. It's the perfect weekend getaway in the heart of Seattle.

Embrace the Spirit of Pike Place Market

Immerse yourself in the essence of Seattle at Pike Place Market this weekend. You will love exploring the lively atmosphere, fresh seafood, local produce, colorful flowers, and artisan crafts. Do not miss the iconic fish toss—it's a must-see experience that truly captures the market's charm. With its rich history and diverse offerings, Pike Place Market is a destination you would not want to miss during your weekend escape.


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Unleash Adventure at Gas Works Park

You can hike or bike in Gas Works Park and enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline, Olympic Mountains, and Puget Sound. This former gasification plant site is now home to a variety of mesmerizing hiking and biking trails and fun activities. You can also have a picnic in a clean and less crowded atmosphere. Enjoy the stunning views and a rich industrial history that will leave a lasting impression. Do not miss out on this opportunity this weekend!


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Discover Seattle from the Space Needle's Glass Floor

Do not miss the awe-inspiring ascent of the Space Needle this weekend, where walking on its glass floor offers unparalleled views of Seattle below. While you might encounter a queue, the wait is negligible compared to the unforgettable encounter with the city's skyline. Bring your camera to immortalize these breathtaking vistas, ensuring cherished memories of your visit to the Emerald City for years to come.


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Explore the Seattle Aquarium's Marine Wonders

The Seattle Aquarium boasts some of the most incredible marine life in the Pacific Northwest. From otters and harbor seals to sharks and colorful fish, there is something for everyone to marvel at. You can explore the aquarium’s exhibits and attend events that highlight the marvels of marine life. In my opinion, do not miss the chance to witness the sea creatures that call Puget Sound home this weekend.

Immerse Yourself in Kerry Park's Picturesque Views

Be sure to visit Kerry Park for stunning views of the Seattle skyline. This attraction offers mesmerizing vistas of Seattle. If luck is on your side and the weather blesses you with clear blue skies during your visit, you will be treated to breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier alongside the picturesque cityscape of Seattle. Do not miss the opportunity to capture this unforgettable scene during the weekend escape in Seattle.


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Discover the World of Pop Culture at MoPOP

MoPOP, also known as the Museum of Pop Culture, is an engaging museum focused on contemporary popular culture. You can explore interactive exhibits on the world of music, science fiction, and video games. Enjoy iconic artifacts and get immersed in the history of pop culture. Whether you are a fan of musicians, a fan of sci-fi franchises, or a fan of video games, MoPOP has something for everyone. It is a must-see destination for you this weekend!

Discover Seattle's Weekend Flavors

Weekends are the best time to hit up Seattle’s must-see restaurants, such as Seattle’s own Crawfish House or Seattle’s dreamy Dreamland Bar and Diner, as well as Sushi by Scratch. Whether you are looking for a seafood feast at one of the city’s many waterfront restaurants, an international meal in one of Seattle’s vibrant neighborhoods, or a quick bite at one of our food trucks, Seattle’s culinary scene has something for everyone.

Enjoy Seattle's Dynamic Nightlife

Whether you’re looking for a cocktail bar in Belltown, a dive bar in Capitol Hill, or a lively bar in Fremont, there is something for everyone in Seattle’s vibrant nightlife. From trendy cocktail bars to live music dive bars, you are sure to find something that’s right for you. You can also stroll or bike around the waterfront and enjoy the stunning city lights. It’s the perfect way to enjoy Seattle’s lively nightlife this weekend.


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Top Events in Seattle this Weekend

Here are the top events happening in Seattle this weekend:

Spring Bazaar Extravaganza at Polish Home Association

Join the Women’s Club for a fun-filled day filled with community, shopping, and fun for all the family! The Spring Bazaar will be held on Saturday, March 23, starting at 1 p.m. at the Polish Home Association. Enjoy delicious homemade dishes and traditional Polish flavors at the delightful restaurant. Treat yourself to mouth watering pastries and sweets, freshly baked with love. Engage your little ones in creative activities and crafts. Explore unique items and take a chance at the lottery for fantastic prizes.

Seattle's French Fest Weekend Extravaganza

Join Seattle’s French Fest for an exciting celebration of French-speaking cultures in a delightful way. You can enjoy a variety of fun activities, including music, dancing, film screenings, wine tastings, and so much more. Immerse yourself in traditional dance and exciting music that enrich the cultural experience and emphasize the joy of living life in a fun way. The festival emphasizes the diversity of French-speaking cultures, including those in the U.S. Do not miss out on this weekend!

Make Believe Seattle Film Festival

Make Believe Seattle Film Festival is here for the second year! This one-of-a-kind event is sure to light up the Pacific Northwest. Horror, sci-fi, and animation are just a few of the films you can expect to see at this year's festival. Whether you are a first-time moviegoer or an experienced film enthusiast, there is bound to be something to excite, entertain, and charm you this weekend.

Persian New Year Celebration at Seattle City Hall

Join the 4th Annual SISCA International Celebration of the Persian New Year at Seattle City Hall on Sunday, March 24, 2024, from noon to 5 pm. Enjoy Haftsin displays, music, dances, and activities for all ages. This year, enjoy a multicultural celebration, highlighting diverse cultures observing Nowruz. Do not miss this chance to celebrate spring and the Persian New Year this weekend! The event is open to the public at no cost, so invite your friends and family to join you on this unforgettable day.

CRY Seattle Presents HOLI 2024 at Bellevue Downtown Park

Join CRY Seattle's HOLI 2024 for a vibrant celebration at Bellevue Downtown Park! Experience the joy of colors, music, and delicious Indian cuisine from 12 pm to 4 pm on Saturday, March 23rd. Enjoy performances by various groups and indulge in organic, skin-friendly colors available for purchase. Children under 12 can join the fun for free, and you do not need printed tickets; just show them on your phone. Do not miss out on this unforgettable event!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is it worth visiting Seattle for 2-days?

Absolutely! You can spend two days discovering Seattle’s most iconic landmarks, cultural landmarks, nightlife, and dining experiences. You can also explore nearby outdoor activities for an unforgettable experience of the city’s vibrant culture and beautiful landscapes.

Are there any guided tours or activities available in Seattle for the weekend?

Yes! There are several guided tours available in Seattle for the weekend. You can book your ultra-small guided tour with Tripshepherd and explore the city's highlights. Tripshepherd offers the best tour experience and has options like a walking tour, food tour, the best of Seattle tour, and more.

Are there any special events or festivals happening in Seattle this weekend?

Yes! This weekend in Seattle features exciting events like the Make Believe Seattle Film Festival, Holi Celebration by CRY Seattle, French Fest, and the Spring Bazaar by Women's Club. Whether you are into film, cultural celebrations, or community gatherings, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Emerald City.

Final Thoughts

Seattle offers a diverse array of cultural experiences, outdoor adventures, thrilling events, culinary delights, and family-friendly activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Embrace the city's lively atmosphere this weekend and create unforgettable memories. Pack your bags and immerse yourself in the excitement of the Emerald City. Book your tour with Tripshepherd to make the most of your weekend getaway!

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