Anime is a style of Japanese film and TV animation featured at Sakura-Con, plus gaming, cosplay, cultural panels, dances, concerts, exhibits, and industry guests at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
OpenTable lists restaurants offering special menus for Easter. Select a morning hour to see brunch availability, or select an evening hour for dinner. Also see recommendations by Seattle Met or Tiny Beans or Yelp.
Washington State Apple Blossom Festival in sunny Wenatchee has food vendors, carnival rides, a car show, arts and crafts, a run, and a grand parade in and around Memorial Park, 2 S. Chelan Ave. in Wenatchee. See schedule.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival celebrates Jewish and Israeli life, culture, history, and filmmaking. Opening night begins with a no-host happy hour and ends with a dessert party. Guest speakers some evenings.
Billed as the world’s largest comedy/variety festival, Moisture Festival has 40 shows at Hale’s Ales Palladium in Fremont, plus Broadway Performance Hall on Capitol Hill. The 3 & 7:30 p.m. shows are for all ages; burlesque and late-night shows are for age 18+. Closed Monday & Tuesday.
Cadence: Video Poetry Festival is “a series of screenings, workshops, and discussions on the genre of video poetry” with works from 17 countries in 10 languages at Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. in Seattle.
Join the Lunar New Year Celebration in the International District, which includes lion and dragon dances, martial arts demonstrations, Filipino folk dancers, arts & crafts, and food vendors surrounding Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S in Seattle. Free.
Boats Afloat Show includes cabin cruisers, sailboats, ski boats, and yachts on Lake Union at Chandler’s Cove, 901 Fairview Ave. N in Seattle. Children younger than age 12 are free and can build toy boats for free.
Seattle Black Film Festival “features film screenings, hands-on workshops, panel discussions, and in-depth chats with filmmakers” at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave. S, Seattle.
Eat pierogi, sausage, cabbage rolls, and desserts served by waiters in Polish folk costumes downstairs, and then browse Polish crafts for sale upstairs at the Spring Polish Bazaar at the Polish Cultural Center, 1714 18th Ave. in Seattle.
Watch young acrobats skilled in the unicycle, tight wire, acrobatics, duo static trapeze, contortion, juggling, Chinese pole, lyra and cyr wheel, aerial straps, hoop diving, and aerial sling at Cirrus Circus Annual Show by the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts at Yaw Theatre, 6520 5th Ave. S in Seattle.
Best of the Northwest Spring show has 100 artists displaying jewelry, clothing, paintings, glass art, and sculptures plus food trucks at Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park. Children age 12 and younger are free. No pets. Repeats in Nov.
Celebrate the first man to orbit the earth in 1961 at Yuri’s Night, a space-themed spectacle that transforms the Museum of Flight into an intergalactic nightclub for age 21+ with electronic music DJs, drinks, and food trucks at 9404 E Marginal Way S in Seattle.
Visit 85 coin dealers, see exhibits, and watch the kids’ treasure hunt at the Coin Show held each spring and fall by Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association at Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S in Tukwila.
A ticket to The Family Jewels Kenmore Ball Crawl supports cancer charity and gets you a commemorative glass, plus a pint of beer at each of the three participating breweries including Cairn Brewing, 7204 NE 175th St. in Kenmore. Bring age 21+ ID.
Downtown Issaquah Wine and Art Walk includes 10 tasting tokens to redeem at shops along picturesque Front Street, plus “fine art, crafts, music, dance, and performance art” beginning at Downtown Issaquah Association, 232 Front St. N in Issaquah. Bring your own glass.
Evergreen Home Show promises 200 booths of “specialized local businesses ready to help you customize, update, or even design, the home you have always wanted” at Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 11405 179th Ave. SE in Monroe. Held in spring and fall.
Tacoma City Marathon (and 5K and half-marathon) makes a roundtrip over the Narrows Bridge on Sunday. Saturday races include a 5K and a kids’ one mile. All events begin and end at Point Ruston, 5020 Main St. in Tacoma.
Victorian Heritage Festival has evening parties; a Saturday Victorian fashion show (3 p.m.) and contra dance (7 p.m.); plus weekend talks, teas, and tours of historic buildings. Festival headquarters is at the Cotton Building, 607 Water St. in Port Townsend.
Your ticket to Anacortes Spring Wine Festival includes tastes from 30 wineries, food from local restaurants, and entertainment on the waterfront at the Port of Anacortes, 100 Commercial Ave. in Anacortes. Bring age 21+ ID.