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Seattle events April 2025

Award-winning “Jersey Boys”

April 2 - May 25, 2025

Everett & Issaquah

Hit musical Jersey Boys tells the rags-to-riches story of 20-something singers Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at Village Theatre, 303 Front St. N in Issaquah.

  • March 19 - April 20 — Issaquah
  • May 3 - 25 — Everett

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Choir  FREE

April 6, 2025 (4:30 p.m.)

Capitol Hill (2.1 miles NE)

Saint Mark’s Evensong Choir performs its monthly Choral Evensong service in the cathedral nave at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E in Seattle.

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Hawaiian festival in Puyallup

April 12, 2025

Puyallup (33 miles S)

Aha Mele Hawaiian Festival has music, hula, vendors, food, workshops, and kids’ activities (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at Chief Leschi Schools, 5625 52nd St. E in Puyallup.

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World explorer show

April 13 - 15, 2025

Downtown (0.3 miles SW)

National Geographic Live presents scientists, photographers, filmmakers, and adventurers live on stage with amazing photos and video at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St. in Seattle. April is about animal migration.

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Small-town Easter parade  FREE

April 19, 2025

Snohomish (29 miles NE)

Billed as the state’s only Easter parade, Kla Ha Ya Days Easter Parade includes floats, bands, kids, and pets on First Street in Snohomish, followed by an Easter bonnet contest.

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Healthcare  FREE

April 24 - 27, 2025

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Seattle/King County Clinic gives dental, vision, and medical care to anyone (no identification necessary) at Seattle Center. The first tickets are distributed at 5:30 a.m. in Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle. Free parking in Mercer Street Garage, 650 3rd Ave North.

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Apple Blossom Festival  FREE

April 24 - May 4, 2025

Wenatchee (148 miles E)

Washington State Apple Blossom Festival in sunny Wenatchee has food vendors, an entertainment stage, a beer garden, carnival rides (beginning April 26), an arts & crafts fair (May 3 to 5), a car parade (May 3 at 6 p.m.), a car show (May 4), and a grand parade (May 4 at 11 a.m.) in and around Memorial Park, 2 S. Chelan Ave. in Wenatchee. Schedule.

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Olympia arts weekend  FREE

April 25 - 26, 2025

Olympia (62 miles S)

Admire art Friday evening and Saturday at Olympia Arts Walk. Join a luminary procession (Fri. 8:30 p.m.). Watch people parade in animal costumes in the Procession of the Species (Sat. 4:30 p.m.). Both processions go past Sylvester Park, 615 Washington St. SE in Olympia.

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Green home tour  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Seattle neighborhoods

Register online for the self-guided Northwest Green Home Tour to see 15 solar-powered, energy-efficient, and sustainably built homes in Seattle and on the Eastside. Tour guide.

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Restaurant week

April 2025 (undated)

multiple locations

Get a special deal at hundreds of restaurants (from Seattle to Issaquah and Lynnwood to Seatac) during Seattle Restaurant Week. Click restaurant names to see their specials. Held in the spring and fall.

Vegetarian expo

April 2025 (undated)

Downtown (0.2 miles E)

Planted Expo Seattle promises 80 “vegan edible and lifestyle businesses and a stage packed with informative and inspirational speakers” at Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St. in Seattle. Free for age 12 and younger. Donation.

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Japanese drumming

April 2025 (undated)

Downtown (0.3 miles SW)

Drum Tao features “explosive taiko drumming and innovative, acrobatic choreography” at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St. in Seattle.

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Outerspace scientist

April 2025 (undated)

Downtown (0.3 miles NE)

Popular science advocate Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson gives a talk about Cosmic Collisions at The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. in Seattle.

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Gay aquarium party

April 2025 (undated)

Waterfront (0.5 miles SW)

After Hours: Pride Celebration includes DJ music, drag performances, a no-host bar, food for sale, and animal-themed experiences throughout the Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59 in Seattle for age 21+.

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Steel-drum music for families

April 2025 (undated)

First Hill (0.5 miles SE)

Seattle Steel Pan Project plays “captivating rhythms and melodies” on the steel pan (also known as the steel drum) at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave. in Seattle. Free tickets for age 22 and younger.

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Student art show  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Downtown (0.5 miles N)

Cornish College of the Arts showcases the work of its Bachelor of Fine Arts students at the Design Department BFA Exhibition at 9th Ave Gallery, 2014 9th Ave. in Seattle. Evening reception on April 26.

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Student films  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Downtown (0.5 miles NE)

Watch creative films made by students in the bachelor of fine arts program at Film and Media BFA Showcase at Cornish College of the Arts - Raisbeck Performance Hall, 2015 Boren Ave. in Seattle. Click the green button below, and then scroll to the bottom to reserve a seat.

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Comedy

April 2025 (undated)

Downtown (0.6 miles NW)

Upper Left Comedy Festival offers stand-up and performance events by “top tier comedians” in three venues, including The Rendezvous, 2322 2nd Ave. in Seattle. Requires age 21+ ID.

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Underground art show

April 2025 (undated)

South Lake Union (0.6 miles NE)

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show is a traveling exhibition by 70 artists, with pancakes included, DJ music, live body painting, and a bar at El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E in Seattle for age 21+.

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Cherry Blossom Festival  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Lower Queen Anne (0.8 miles NW)

The Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival celebrates Seattle’s friendship with Japan and Japan’s gift of 1000 cherry trees in 1976. Enjoy Japanese art, dance, music, martial arts, and food in the Armory and Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle.

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Variety show

April 2025 (undated)

Capitol Hill (0.8 miles NE)

Billed as the world’s largest comedy/variety festival, Moisture Festival presents 40 shows, mostly at Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway in Seattle. The 3 & 7:30 p.m. shows are for all ages; burlesque and late-night shows are for age 18+. Schedule.

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Children’s festival  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Children from around the world dance, sing, play music, make origami, and get faces painted at the International Children’s Friendship Festival in Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle.

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Courageous films

April 2025 (undated)

Beacon Hill, Capitol Hill, U District

Social Justice Film Festival showcases “fresh voices and brave storytelling that demonstrate courage in action” by resilient people around the world at three venues, including Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. in Seattle.

Nuclear films

April 2025 (undated)

Capitol Hill (1.1 miles E)

International Uranium Film Festival screens seven “cutting edge films on nuclear issues around the world” at Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. in Seattle.

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Poetry festival

April 2025 (undated)

Capitol Hill (1.1 miles E)

Cadence: Video Poetry Festival is “a series of screenings, workshops, and discussions on the genre of video poetry” with works from multiple countries at Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. in Seattle.

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A.I. conference  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Westlake (1.2 miles N)

“Be amazed and inspired by powerful community voices telling the story of their vision for the future of artificial intelligence” as they display slides at Innovation Exchange, followed by discussions at the Museum of History and Industry, 860 Terry Ave. N in Seattle. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the program begins at 6:15 p.m.

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Adult art

April 2025 (undated)

Seattle Center (1.2 miles NW)

Seattle Erotic Art Festival is an uncensored collection of art, films, and live performances at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 301 Mercer St. in Seattle. Pan Eros Film Festival is at nearby SIFF Film Center. Both events are for age 21+, except Exhibition Hall is 18+ on Sunday.

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Hockey

April 2025 (undated)

Seattle Center (1.2 miles NW)

Watch Seattle Kraken play a home game on the ice at Climate Pledge Arena, 334 1st Ave. N in Seattle.

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Boat sale

April 2025 (undated)

Eastlake (1.3 miles N)

Boats Afloat Show includes cabin cruisers, sailboats, ski boats, and yachts on Lake Union at Chandler’s Cove, 901 Fairview Ave. N in Seattle. Enjoy live music, food for sale, and boat rides. Children age 12 and younger are free. Held in April and September.

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Dinner on a football field

April 2025 (undated)

Pioneer Square (1.3 miles S)

Enjoy a four-course gourmet dinner prepared by local chefs outdoors (but under cover with heaters) at Field to Table on Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Ave. S in Seattle. Bring age 21+ ID. Frequently asked questions.

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Easter dining cruise

April 2025 (undated)

Eastlake (1.3 miles N)

Enjoy a Easter Brunch Cruise including a champagne or apple juice toast, a food buffet, and two hours of lake views from your private table, departing from Waterways Cruises at Chandler’s Cove, 901 Fairview Ave. N in Seattle. [We expect this event to sell out.]

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Soccer

April 2025 (undated)

Pioneer Square (1.3 miles S)

Watch the Seattle Sounders play a home game at Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Ave. S in Seattle.

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Break dancing

April 2025 (undated)

Pioneer Square (1.5 miles S)

Watch 16 teams “face off head to head, before a panel of five judges” at Lords of the Floor for all ages in WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Ave. S in Seattle. Followed by an after-party.

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Films by young directors

April 2025 (undated)

Lower Queen Anne (1.5 miles NW)

National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) showcases the best directors age 24 and younger, with a focus on “young persons from traditionally marginalized communities” at SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N in Seattle. Films.

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Baseball

April 2025 (undated)

SoDo (1.6 miles S)

Watch the Seattle Mariners play an exciting home game at T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave. S in Seattle.

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Black film festival

April 2025 (undated)

Central District (1.7 miles SE)

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.

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Student acrobats

April 2025 (undated)

SoDo (2.8 miles S)

Watch teenage acrobats from the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts acting out a collection of classic stories as they unicycle, juggle, and fly through the air during Retold: A Circus Anthology at Emerald City Trapeze Arts, 2702 6th Ave. S in Seattle.

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Catering showcase

April 2025 (undated)

SoDo or Issaquah

A ticket to Landmark Unlocked Event Showcase includes transportation to six venues where catering teams serve you “delectable light bites with refreshing mocktails and drinks” beginning at Hideaway Cellars, 4130 1st Ave. S in Seattle. Choose Seattle (5 venues), Issaquah (1), or both (6).

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Magnolia wine walk

April 2025 (undated)

Magnolia (3.9 miles NW)

Visit local shops to taste wine from a dozen wineries during Spring Vino in the Village. Start by picking up your wine glass at Modeles Home Furnishings, 3220 W McGraw St. in Seattle. Also held in September.

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Ideas conference

April 2025 (undated)

University District (4.9 miles NE)

Hear speakers give short talks and screen videos during TedxUofW at the University of Washington in Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Lane in Seattle.

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Masquerade ball

April 2025 (undated)

Georgetown (5.1 miles S)

Venice is Sinking Masquerade Ball features aerialists, dancers, musicians, DJ music, a costume contest, pop-up fashion shows for men and women, dessert, and a no-host bar at House of Smith Jet City Winery, 1136 S Albro Place in Seattle for age 21+.

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Mead tasting

April 2025 (undated)

Ballard (5.3 miles NW)

Mead is a fermented drink made with honey. Your ticket includes 6 tastes from among 8 Washington meads with snacks for sale at the Spring Mead Festival for age 21+ at Skål Beer Hall, 5429 Ballard Ave. NW in Seattle. No pets.

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Light show in a garden

April 2025 (undated)

Riverview (6 miles S)

“Discover a celestial pathway of lustrous light, cosmic visions, and astral song” at Astra Lumina, a pricey walk with special-effects lighting and sound in Seattle Chinese Garden at South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave. SW in Seattle. Buy timed tickets online.

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Easter run/walk

April 2025 (undated)

Sand Point (6.6 miles NE)

Bubbles & Bunnies is a morning 2.5K/5K that includes a drink ticket for the beer/mimosa garden. Children’s activities include a kids’ dash, 11 a.m. egg hunt, bouncy house, and bunny petting at the tennis courts in Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE in Seattle. Costumes are welcome.

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Arts and crafts show

April 2025 (undated)

Sand Point (7.6 miles NE)

Best of the Northwest Spring show has 100 artists displaying jewelry, clothing, paintings, glass art, and sculptures plus food trucks in Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park, 6310 NE 74th St. in Seattle. Children age 12 and younger are free. No pets. Repeats in Nov.

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Evening market

April 2025 (undated)

Sand Point (7.6 miles NE)

Taco Libre Truck Showdown by Seattle Night Markets has taco trucks, a margarita bar, a mariachi band, a night market, and high-flying wrestling performances by Lucha Libre Volcánica in Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park, 6310 NE 74th St. in Seattle for age 21+.

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Indoor craft fair

April 2025 (undated)

Sand Point (7.6 miles NE)

Renegade Craft Fair features 180 vendors of indie crafts plus a few food trucks inside Hangar 30 in Magnuson Park. Repeats in Nov.

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Outer-space party

April 2025 (undated)

Georgetown (8 miles S)

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, lighted art, drinks, and food trucks at 9404 E Marginal Way S in Seattle. Costumes are welcome.

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Small food fair  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Rainier Beach (9 miles S)

Spring Foodie Fest promises local food vendors, a few craft booths, and DJ music at The Stone House Cafe, 9701 Rainier Ave. S in Seattle.

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Doll show

April 2025 (undated)

Bellevue (10 miles E)

World Doll Day Show and Sale promises antique, vintage, and modern dolls, as well as bears and toys at Hilton Bellevue, 300 112th Ave. SE in Bellevue. Children age 12 and younger are free. Thee-day conference.

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Body-building expo

April 2025 (undated)

Bellevue (11 miles E)

Emerald Cup is a bodybuilding, fitness, figure, bikini, and physique championship with health-industry vendors at Meydenbauer Center, 11000 NE 6th St. in Bellevue.

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Coin show

April 2025 (undated)

Tukwila (11 miles SE)

Visit 85 coin dealers, see exhibits, and watch the kids’ treasure hunt at the Coin Show held by Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association at Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S in Tukwila. First hour costs more. Held April and October.

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Short films in Shoreline

April 2025 (undated)

Shoreline (11 miles NW)

Shoreline Short Short Film Festival screens a dozen films that are 3 to 13 minutes long and made by local emerging and developing filmmakers, with concessions for sale at Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N in Shoreline. Vote for your favorite film to determine who gets a golden Sasquatch statue.

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Wine walk

April 2025 (undated)

Burien (12 miles S)

Visit Burien shops that host wine tasting with a ticket to Burien Uncorked for age 21+. Begin at Discover Burien, 611 SW 152nd St. in Burien. Held in April and October.

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Prom night for adults

April 2025 (undated)

SeaTac (15 miles S)

Get dressed up with friends or a date, and dance to DJ music during Emerald City Adult Prom for age 21+ in the Grand Ballroom at DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd. in SeaTac.

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Roller derby

April 2025 (undated)

Lynnwood (16 miles N)

Watch the women of Jet City Roller Derby play an exciting game at Edmonds Community College in Seaview Gym, 200th St. SW in Lynnwood.

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Eastside wine tasting

April 2025 (undated)

Issaquah (16 miles E)

A ticket to Grape Escape includes bites from local restaurants, a silent auction, and samples from 20 local wineries, distilleries, and breweries at Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW in Issaquah. Bring age 21+ ID.

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Small tea festival

April 2025 (undated)

Woodinville (22 miles NE)

Cascadia Spring Tea Festival features 10 local vendors, tea tasting (bring your own cup), tea arts and crafts, and workshops at Brightwater Environmental Education and Community Center, 22505 State Route 9 SE in Woodinville.

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Toy show

April 2025 (undated)

Everett (28 miles N)

Shop from 250 vendors of vintage and modern toys, comics, and collectibles at the Washington State Toy Show at Angel of the Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave. in Everett. The first hour costs more. Children age 12 and younger are free.

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Clean energy fair  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Everett (29 miles N)

See electric cars, touch a utility truck, watch a high-voltage electricity show, find out about solar energy, and shop at food trucks during Energy Block Party at PUD Auditorium Theater, 2320 California St. in Everett.

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Everett Film Festival

April 2025 (undated)

Everett (29 miles N)

Everett Film Festival focuses on films by or about women at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. in Everett.

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Jazz walk in North Bend

April 2025 (undated)

North Bend (30 miles E)

Head to the mountains to hear live jazz during North Bend Jazz Walk in 18 venues centered around North Bend Theatre, 125 Bendigo Blvd. in North Bend. A few venues are for age 21+.

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Home show

April 2025 (undated)

Monroe (33 miles NE)

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, 14405 179th Ave. SE in Monroe.Held in spring and fall.

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Weird arts & crafts show  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Monroe (33 miles NE)

See unusual creations by 100 artists and crafters at Oddmall Emporium of the Weird, and visit the food trucks at Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE in Monroe. Held in April and November.

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Cowboy show

April 2025 (undated)

Tacoma (33 miles S)

Professional Bull Riders compete to see who can last the longest atop a bucking bull at the Tacoma Dome, 2727 E D Street in Tacoma.

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Daffodil parade  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Pierce County

The Daffodil Parade includes daffodil-covered floats, marching bands, clowns, and pirates that travel through Tacoma (10:15 a.m.), Puyallup (12:45 p.m.), Sumner (2:30 p.m.), and Orting (5 p.m.). It’s the highlight of the Daffodil Festival.

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Chowder fundraiser

April 2025 (undated)

Tacoma (35 miles S)

A ticket to Chowder Social includes live entertainment, passed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, “a casual dinner full of nine local and delicious unique chowders,” and a live auction at Foss Waterway Seaport Museum, 705 Dock St. in Tacoma.

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Whidbey Island whale festival  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Langley (36 miles N via ferry)

Welcome the Whales honors Orca whales that return every spring with a parade & ceremony (Sat. 2 p.m.), a reception (Sun. noon), and a ticketed boat trip (Sun. 3 to 5 p.m.). You can also visit Langley Whale Center.

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Tacoma kids’ parade  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Tacoma (37 miles S)

Billed as the largest children’s parade in the state, the Junior Daffodil Parade is four blocks long, beginning at N Proctor St. & N 28th St. in Tacoma.

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Spring Fair

April 2025 (undated)

Puyallup (37 miles S)

Spring Fair features baby animals, pig races, fair food, rides, art vendors, stunt bikers, and a demolition derby at Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave. SW in Puyallup. Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

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Brass band  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Tacoma (38 miles SW)

Spring Pops Concert features “a 15-member brass and percussion ensemble” playing pops music in the auditorium at Tacoma Community College, 6501 S 19th St. in Tacoma.

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Daffodil boat parade  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

Tacoma (39 miles S)

Watch decorated boats in the Daffodil Marine Festival and Parade, which departs from Tacoma Yacht Club, 5401 Yacht Club Road in Tacoma. The boats go southeast along Ruston Way and then into Thea Foss Waterway near downtown Tacoma before turning around and returning by 2:30 p.m.

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Tacoma races

April 2025 (undated)

Gig Harbor (42 miles SW)

Tacoma City Marathon includes a 5K, marathon, and half marathon on Saturday at Dune Peninsula Park, plus a marathon and half marathon on Sunday across the Narrows Bridge, beginning at Tacoma Narrows Airport, 1202 26th Ave. NW in Gig Harbor.

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Victorian festival in Port Townsend

April 2025 (undated)

58 miles NW via ferry

Victorian Heritage Festival has walking tours, weekend teas, a Saturday Victorian fashion show and a contra dance. Festival headquarters is in the Cotton Building, 607 Water St. in Port Townsend.

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National park day  FREE

April 2025 (undated)

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.

Run around windmills

April 2025 (undated)

Ellensburg (128 miles E)

Run Like the Wind Running Festival includes running events (5K, 10K, 10 mile, kid’s dash), finish-line food, beer samples, a wildflower walk, and a windmill tour at Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility, 25901 Vantage Hwy in Ellensburg.

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Crab races and crab feed

April 2025 (undated)

Westport (132 miles SW)

Watch crabs race and eat crab at the World Class Crab Races and Crab Feed inside a tent in the parking lot at Westport Convention Center, 421 Neddie Rose Drive in Westport. Races begin at 1 p.m. Poster.

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