Enjoy the best Seattle events, festivals, and things to do in April 2016 with this calendar of events.
Events are listed by starting date, and all dates are confirmed. Mileage is from Westlake Center in downtown Seattle, Washington.
April 1, 2016
11 miles south
Burien UFO Festival
features flying saucers, alien costume contests, kids’ activities, films, and live music in and near the Tin Room Bar. Free.
Belly dance festival
April 1 - 3, 2016 (begins March 30)
1 mile NW
Cues and Tattoos
offers workshops and performances of tribal belly dance at and near Seattle Center.
Comedy and variety acts
April 1 - 10, 2016 (begins March 17)
Billed as the world’s largest comedy/variety festival, Moisture Festival
has 50 shows at Hale’s Palladium, Broadway Performance Hall, and Teatro ZinZanni at 3 & 7:30 p.m. for all ages; burlesque & late-night 18+.
April 2, 2016 (uncertain)
4 miles NE
Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival
encourages 4th to 12th grade students to approach mathematical activities, games, and puzzles with creativity and persistence at the University of Washington Husky Union Building (HUB).
Comic book convention
April 7 - 10, 2016
0.5 mile east
Emerald City Comicon
is a large comic book, game, and pop culture event at the convention center.
April 9, 2016
33 miles south
The free Daffodil Parade
includes daffodil-covered floats, marching bands, clowns, and pirates that travel through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, and Orting. It’s the highlight of the Daffodil Festival
Anacortes wine festival
April 9, 2016 (12 to 4 p.m.)
81 miles north
Your ticket to Anacortes Spring Wine Festival
includes tastes from 32 wineries, food from 7 restaurants, and entertainment on the waterfront.
April 14 - 17, 2016
37 miles south
features baby animals, pig races, fair food, rides, a garden show, and a demolition derby at the Puyallup Fair and Events Center.
April 15 - 17, 2016
1.5 miles south
The annual Northwest Women’s Show
features seminars on health and finance, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, and hundreds of vendors at CenturyLink Field Event Center.
Old-time radio shows
April 15 - 17, 2016
11 miles east
Radio Enthusiasts of Puget Sound (REPS) invites you to a Showcase
of live reenactments, guest stars, panel discussions, and a banquet in Bellevue.
Wild & scenic films
April 21, 2016
1.5 miles NW
Attend a happy hour and then see eight inspiring films about nature and the environment at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival
at SIFF Cinema Uptown.