Seattle events calendar for February 2016. Best festivals, fun things to do, Valentine's Day shows & events, weekend fairs, free kids' activities in Seattle, Washington.

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Enjoy the best Seattle events, festivals, and things to do with this calendar of events.

Mileage is from Westlake Center in downtown Seattle, Washington.

Boat show

February 1 - 6, 2016 (begins Jan. 29)

1.5 miles south

Seattle Boat Show, which features 1000 boats and 100 boating seminars, is located at CenturyLink Field, with boats for sale on South Lake Union.

Improvised Music Festival

February 4 - 6, 2016

4.4 miles north

Seattle Improvised Music Festival features musicians dedicated to playing free-form music on the 4th floor of Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford. Donation.

Wine & chocolate - Mt. Vernon

February 5, 2016

60 miles north

Taste reserve red wines from four wineries paired with local chocolates at Red Wine and Chocolate Festival at Carpenter Creek Winery in Mount Vernon.

Fantasy convention

February 5 - 7, 2016

15 miles south

MythicWorlds celebrates myth, legend, folklore, and traditional music at DoubleTree Seattle Airport.

Eagle Festival

February 6, 2016

47 miles north

The Eagle Festival includes guided tours, speakers, demonstrations, an art and photography show, live music, and horse-drawn wagon rides in Arlington.

Venetian ball

February 6 or 13, 2016 (uncertain)

0.3 miles east

Venice is Sinking: A Venetian Masked Carnival Ball features music, entertainers, and classic costumes plus dinner and dessert options at ACT Theatre.

Lunch cruise

February 6 - April 30, 2016 (Sat. noon)

4 miles north

Seattle Lakes Lunch Cruise includes a lunch buffet, a narrated tour, and views as you cruise Lake Union & Lake Washington. Discount tickets $49, child $25.

RV show

February 11 - 14, 2016

1.5 miles south

The Seattle Recreational Vehicle (RV) Show is an annual event of new vehicles, accessories, and daily seminars at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

Wine & jazz

February 12, 2016 (6 to 9 p.m.)

4 miles south

Hearts & Wine is an elegant evening of sampling 20 wines, jazz, food, and a wine auction at The Foundry.

Valentine’s Day symphony

February 12, 2016

11 miles south

Northwest Symphony Orchestra: Valentine’s Concert features romantic music, including Romeo and Juliet, at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien.

Cowboy gathering

February 12 - 14, 2016

108 miles east

The Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering celebrates traditional cowboy music, poetry, art, gear, and chow in Ellensburg.

Family basketball show

February 12 - 15, 2016

multiple locations

The Harlem Globetrotters demonstrate ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, and comedy.

UW cultural festival

February 12 & 20, 2016

5 miles NE

FIUTS CulturalFest is an international expo Feb. 12, and music & dance show Feb. 20, produced by the Foundation for International Understanding through Students on the University of Washington campus.

Chinese New Year

February 13, 2016

1.5 miles SE

Join the Lunar New Year Celebration in the International District, which includes lion and dragon dances, drumming, martial arts, a costume contest, face painting, games, and cheap food. Free.

Valentine’s Day wine walk

February 13, 2016

34 miles south

Enjoy wine, chocolate, music, and small-town shopping at the Sweetheart Wine Walk in Sumner.

Modern dance

February 13 - 14, 2016

11 miles east

Chop Shop is a contemporary dance festival with leading national and international award-winning dancers at The Theatre at Meydenbauer in Bellevue.

Fly Fishing Show

February 13 - 14, 2016

16 miles north

The Fly Fishing Show has casting demonstrations, classes, celebrity speakers, fly-tying materials, rods, and reels at Lynnwood Convention Center. Fly Fishing Film Festival Sat. evening requires a separate ticket.

Wine and chocolate

February 13 - 14, 2016

143 miles east

Bring a glass to taste wine & chocolate pairings at 40 wineries in the Yakima Valley at Red Wine & Chocolate. Pay at each winery or buy a Premier Pass.

Free park days

February 13 - 15, 2016

All national parks

Entry is free at Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks on Free Entrance Days in the National Parks. Expect more people and less parking than usual.

Kids day at Northwest Trek

February 13 - 15, 2016

55 miles south

Up to 4 kids age 0-12 are free with each paying adult during Kids ‘n’ Critters at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, which includes activities and crafts in Eatonville.

Home show

February 13 - 21, 2016

1.5 miles south

The Seattle Home Show has exhibits about building, remodeling, decorating, and landscaping homes, at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Repeats in Oct.

Valentine’s Day dinner

February 14, 2016

Greater Seattle area

OpenTable lists restaurants in the Seattle area that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day.

Bike swap

February 14, 2016 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

1 mile NW

Vendors sell new and used mountain, road, and track bike equipment at Cascade Bicycle Club’s Seattle Bike Swap in the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.

Flower and garden show

February 17 - 21, 2016

0.5 mile east

February is a great time to be indoors at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Six acres of show gardens and 300 vendors fill the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. The preview party benefits the arboretum.

Improvisational theater

February 17 - 21, 2016

5 miles north

Enjoy a week of live entertainment at the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (SFIT) in two University District locations. May not be suitable for children.

Asian American Film Festival

February 19 - 21, 2016

1.1 miles east

Seattle Asian American Film Festival features Asian American artists who create innovative media at NW Film Forum, with opening-night party at Velocity.

Statewide beer events

February 20, 2016

Washington state locations

Get special tastings and tours at 50 craft breweries in Seattle and around the state during Washington Beer Open House.

Yo-yo contest

February 20, 2016

1 mile NW

Watch some amazing yo-yo moves at the Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships on the Armory’s stage at the Seattle Center. Free.

Run in your underwear

February 20, 2016

1.2 miles north

Cupid’s Undie Run includes a half-naked run through the streets and a party at Art Marble 21 for charity.

Wine and food

February 20 - 21, 2016

1 mile NW

Taste a world of wine, beer, coffee, and fine food at the Seattle Wine and Food Experience at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Bring age 21 ID.

Gold & gem show

February 20 - 21, 2016

32 miles NE

Learn about prospecting and see Melody Tallis from the Gold Rush TV show at the Gold, Gem and Mineral Show at Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.

Naked bungee jump

February 20 - 21, 2016

186 miles NW via ferry

Are you willing to bare it all for charity at Naked Bungy for the B.C. Schizophrenia Society? Plunge 150 feet toward Nanaimo River on Vancouver Island if you are 95 to 400 pounds and age 19 (18 with guardian).

Alternative wedding show

February 21, 2016 (12 to 5 p.m.)

3.4 miles north

One Love is a wedding-planning event for same-sex couples at the Fremont Foundry. Free.

Bluegrass festival

February 25 - 28, 2016

11 miles east

Wintergrass includes dozens of acts on four stages, plus workshops and impromptu jams in Bellevue.

Sewing fair

February 25 - 28, 2016

36 miles south

Shop 400 booths or attend seminars at the Sewing and Stitchery Expo at the fairgrounds in Puyallup.

Fringe theater festival

February 25 - March 6, 2016

1 mile east

See unpredictable and uncensored plays in small Capitol Hill theaters at the Seattle Fringe Festival.

Arts center bash

February 26, 2016

6 miles SW

Youngstown Thrive has family-friendly activities, kids’ music, food, drinks, and a beer garden for adults at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle.

Book festival

February 27, 2016

1 mile east

The Search For Meaning Book Festival at Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry features 50+ authors who write about spirituality, faith, and social justice.

Beer at Museum of Flight

February 27, 2016

9 miles south

Enjoy the Northwest’s best craft brews, catered food, live music, and airplanes on display at Hops & Props in the Museum of Flight. Sells out early.

Bainbridge bike ride

February 28, 2016

11 miles west via ferry

Bicycling Magazine called Chilly Hilly one of four classic American rides. Take your bike on the ferry, hit the hills of Bainbridge Island, then eat a warm meal.

Music videos

February 2016 (undated)

1.5 miles NW

See today’s most innovative and entertaining music videos, as chosen by the film festival, at the Sync Music Video Festival at SIFF Cinema Uptown.

Brazilian show

February 2016 (undated)

3.5 miles north

Brazilian Carnaval dancers wear outrageous costumes, and the band plays the music of Brazil at the Nectar Lounge in Fremont.

Wine tasting

February 2016 (undated)

5 miles north

PNA Wine Taste includes 10 tastes of wine, music, appetizers, and a wine store at Phinney Center.

Eastside film festival

February 2016 (undated)

16 miles east

See top art-house films at the Issaquah International Film Festival at Cinebarre Issaquah 8. Online tickets are gone, but they will have tickets at the door for people who arrive early. Free.

Everett Film Festival

February 2016 (undated)

29 miles north

Everett Film Festival shows films by or about women at Everett Performing Arts Center.

Wine & chocolate - Enumclaw

February 2016 (undated)

45 miles SE

Sample chocolate, taste wine (with ID), hear music, and watch demonstrations at Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival at Enumclaw Expo Center.

Valentine’s Day improv

February 2016 (undated)

0.3 miles SW

The Comedy of Love is improvised based on audience suggestions and true stories about lust, passion, and heartbreak at Market Theater.

Valentine’s Day burlesque party

February 2016 (undated)

0.5 miles NW

Valentines Burlesque Party includes a burlesque show, champagne, DJ, and dancing at the Coterie Room.

Valentine’s Day underground

February 2016 (undated)

0.8 miles south

Vino & Victuals features a romantic dinner with wine in an 1890s saloon, a tour of underground Seattle, bourbon, and dessert at Doc Maynard’s.

Valentine’s Day cocktails

February 2016 (undated)

2 miles NE

Valentine's Day Wine & Cocktail Hour is a romantic tasting with appetizers under the stars for adults age 21+ in the Volunteer Park Conservatory.

Valentine’s Day show & dance

February 2016 (undated)

3 miles south

Valentine’s Day Show & Dance Party is a flying trapeze, aerial, and dance performance with live music, plus a DJ dance at Emerald City Trapeze Arts.

Valentine’s Day burlesque show

February 2016 (undated)

5 miles SE

Hard Love is a sultry and comedic burlesque show on Valentine’s Day at Columbia City Theater for age 21+.

Valentine’s Day in Tacoma

February 2016 (undated)

34 miles south

Stroll through a romantically lit conservatory, hear live music, see floral displays, and taste Wine & Chocolate at W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory. Buy tickets in advance in person or at 253-591-5330.
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