Seattle events February 2019. Things to do in Seattle.

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Seattle events February 2019

Black art celebration

February 1, 2019
(7 to 11 p.m.)
1.1 miles NW
Celebrate the first day of Black History Month at Through the Eyes of Art, which offers music, dance, spoken word, visual art, and access to galleries in the Museum of Pop Culture.

Boat show

February 1 - 2, 2019
1.5 miles south
Seattle Boat Show, which promises 1000 boats and watercraft on display plus 200 boating seminars, is at CenturyLink Field, with a free shuttle to boats in the water at South Lake Union. Children age 17 and younger are free.

Wine & chocolate - Enumclaw

February 1 - 2, 2019
45 miles SE
Sample chocolate from a dozen chocolatiers, taste wine from 25 wineries, hear music, buy food, and watch demonstrations at Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival at Enumclaw Expo Center for age 21+.

Eagle Festival

February 1 - 2, 2019
47 miles north
Celebrate the eagles that return in winter to the Stillaguamish River at the Eagle Festival, which offers guided tours, speakers, demonstrations, live music, an art and photography show, and horse-drawn wagon rides in Arlington.

Children’s Film Festival

February 1 - 16, 2019
1 mile east
See the best and brightest in international cinema for children ages 2 to 12 at the Children’s Film Festival Seattle at Northwest Film Forum.

Tunnel celebration

February 2, 2019
multiple locations
Say goodbye to the viaduct and hello to the new tunnel at Step Forward. Pay $45 to walk/run both the tunnel and viaduct (7:30 a.m.), or register for a free tunnel walk (sold out), or attend the ribbon cutting (11:30 a.m.) and all-day festivals with art, music, science, exhibits, and food trucks. Sunday bicycle ride is sold out.

Belgian beer festival

February 2, 2019
1.1 miles NW
Buy a ticket to Belgian Fest and you can choose 10 beers to taste from 100 available that are brewed in Washington using Belgian yeast, at Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center for age 21+.

Free trapeze show

February 2, 2019
(7:30 p.m.)
2.5 miles south
The Student Show at Emerald City Trapeze features students performing a diverse array of aerial arts, high flying trapeze, and circus acts. Free except VIP tickets.

Seattle citizen meeting

February 2, 2019
3.3 miles SE
Connect with people who care about the community at Citizen Saturday “to hear readings, sing together, share thoughts and ideas, and hear a civic sermon” about American liberty, equality, and self government at El Centro de la Raza. Free.

Free family entertainment

February 2, 2019
(9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
18.2 miles north
Kidstock offers musical performances, theater, arts education workshops, and activities for kids at Edmonds Center for the Arts. Free.

Frog day

February 2, 2019
(12:30 to 2 p.m.)
35 miles north
Enjoy kids’ activities, see Princess Amphibiana and the mayor introduce a frog named Snohomish Slew, dance to music, play games, and meet firefighters at the GroundFrog Day Celebration in Snohomish. Free.

Antique and collectibles show

February 2 - 3, 2019
37 miles south
Billed as America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show, this event has 400 vendors selling furniture, glassware, slot machines, movie memorabilia, estate jewelry, paintings, mechanical banks, and toys at the Washington State Fair Events Center. Repeats in Nov.

UW cultural festival

February 2 & 7, 2019
5 miles NE
FIUTS CulturalFest has two events produced by the Foundation for International Understanding through Students on the University of Washington campus.
  • Feb. 2 - The performance showcase has cultural booths and an international music and dance show.
  • Feb. 7 - The free international expo includes activities, arts and crafts, and games. Free.

RV show

February 8 - 10, 2019
1.5 miles south
See new recreational vehicles and accessories at the Seattle RV Show, which also has seminars, a children’s treasure hunt, and a beer & wine area at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

Run in your underwear

February 9, 2019
(12 to 4 p.m.)
3.4 miles north
Run through the streets without pants at 2 p.m. to support charity in Cupid’s Undie Run, with a party before and after at Ballroom in Fremont for age 21+.

Valentine’s Day burlesque

February 10 - 14, 2019
0.3 miles south
The Atomic Bombshells perform J’Adore, a burlesque, drag, and dance spectacular that celebrates romance with humor and style at The Triple Door for age 21+.

Valentine’s Day dinner

February 14, 2019
Greater Seattle area
OpenTable lists restaurants in the Puget Sound area that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day improv

February 14, 2019
(8:30 p.m.)
0.3 miles SW
The Comedy of Love is improvised based on audience suggestions and tells stories about lust, passion, and heartbreak at The Market Theater for age 12+.

Valentine’s Day at Volunteer Park

February 14, 2019
(8 p.m.)
2 miles NE
Buy a ticket online for Valentine’s Concert at the Conservatory, which includes romantic music, light hors d’oeuvres, and desserts in the greenhouse among tropical plants for age 21+.

Dinner in the dark

February 14 - 16, 2019
3.3 miles north
Blind professional waiters serve a vegetarian dinner family style with wine and dessert at Seattle Blind Cafe as you socialize and hear a set of live music performed by a blind orchestra at Nalanda West.

Valentine’s Dinner Cruise

February 14 - 16, 2019
4 miles north
Enjoy a Valentine’s Dinner Cruise on the lakes, departing from either Kirkland or Seattle.

Valentine’s Day burlesque show

February 14 - 16, 2019
5 miles SE
Hard Love is a sultry and comedic burlesque show to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Columbia City Theater for age 21+.

Valentine’s Day in Tacoma

February 15, 2019
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 for age 21+.

Everett Film Festival

February 15 - 16, 2019
29 miles north
Everett Film Festival focuses on films by or about women at Everett Performing Arts Center.

Cowboy gathering

February 15 - 17, 2019
108 miles east
The Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering celebrates traditional cowboy music, poetry, art, gear, and chow in Ellensburg.

Noir film festival

February 15 - 21, 2019
0.8 miles east
Noir City screens classic films that are stylish, cynical, and melodramatic at SIFF Cinema Egyptian.

Ice Racing

February 16, 2019
(7:30 p.m.)
28.3 miles north
Watch motorcycles go from zero to 60 mph in three seconds over a slippery ice surface at Xtreme International Ice Racing as drivers compete to earn points at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.

Bike show

February 16 - 17, 2019
1.5 miles south
Check out vendors of bikes, bike gear, travel accessories, and fitness equipment at the Seattle Bike & Outdoor Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Free for children age 12 and younger.

Golf show

February 16 - 17, 2019
1.5 miles south
Seattle Golf Show has more than 200 exhibitors at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Free for children age 12 and younger.

Wine tasting on Bainbridge Island

February 16 - 17, 2019
10.3 miles west via ferry
Wine on the Rock: Wine & Chocolate includes wine and chocolate at five island wineries for age 21+.

Contemporary dance

February 16 - 17, 2019
11 miles east
Chop Shop is a contemporary dance festival with leading national and international award-winning dancers at the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.

Fly Fishing Show

February 16 - 17, 2019
16 miles north
The Fly Fishing Show has casting demonstrations, seminars, celebrity speakers, fly-tying materials, rods, and reels at Lynnwood Convention Center. The International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) on Saturday evening requires a separate ticket.

Wine and chocolate in Yakima

February 16 - 17, 2019
143 miles east
Bring a glass to taste wine & chocolate pairings at dozens of wineries in the Yakima Valley at Red Wine & Chocolate. Pay at each winery or buy a Premier Pass.

Lunar New Year at U.W.

February 17, 2019
(5:30 to 9:30 p.m.)
4.9 miles NE
The public is invited to celebrate Chinese culture and the Lunar New Year with students at the Lunar New Year Gala, which has food for sale, activities, prizes, and performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. (including a lion dance, wushu, and Chinese yoyo) at Kane Hall on the University of Washington campus.

Famous love letters

February 17, 2019
(7 p.m.)
16 miles NE
Laugh at awkward courtships and cry over horrible breakups when the actors of Letters Aloud read real letters by real people (including Mark Twain, Frida Kahlo, George Carlin, Virginia Woolf, and Napoleon Bonaparte) during Love Me or Leave Me at Northshore Performing Arts Center in Bothell.

Valentine’s concert in Burien

February 19, 2019
(7:30 p.m.)
11 miles south
Northwest Symphony Orchestra: Valentine’s Concert features romantic music by Ludwig Van Beethoven, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Howard Hanson, and Lauren Wells at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien.

Doggie happy hour

February 20, 2019
(4 to 6 p.m.)
11.5 miles east
Bring your dog on a leash to Yappy Hour on The Porch, which features drink specials for you, pet treats to buy your dog, and adoptable pets at W Bellevue. The porch is open air but has a roof and heaters. Free.

Flower and garden show

February 20 - 24, 2019
(party Feb. 19)
0.5 mile east
February is a great time to be indoors at Northwest Flower & Garden Festival. Show gardens, seminars, and hundreds of vendors fill the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. The $250 Opening-Night Party & Auction on Feb. 19 supports the arboretum.

Improvisational theater

February 20 - 24, 2019
5 miles north
Enjoy live entertainment during the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (SFIT) in two University District locations. Some shows are not suitable for children.

Gourmet food

February 21 - 24, 2019
1 mile NW
Seattle Wine and Food Experience includes four events you can buy separately for age 21+.
  • Feb. 21 - Comfort food & beverages at Sodo Park
  • Feb. 22 - Seafood & wine at The Sanctuary
  • Feb. 23 - Grand tasting at Bell Harbor
  • Feb. 24 - Sunday Supper at Block 41

Asian American Film Festival

February 21 - 24, 2019
1.1 miles east
Seattle Asian American Film Festival features Asian American artists who create innovative media, with most screenings at Broadway Performance Hall and Northwest Film Forum.

Bluegrass festival

February 21 - 24, 2019
11 miles east
Wintergrass has dozens of acts on multiple stages, plus workshops and impromptu jams in Bellevue.

Erotic art party

February 23, 2019
(7 to 11 p.m.)
0.9 miles sout
Dress up for an evening of burlesque, live music, fancy appetizers, a complimentary glass of wine, a cash bar, a silent art auction, and a preview to benefit the Erotic Art Festival (held in April) at A Black Tie Affair at Gallery Erato in Pioneer Square for age 21+.

Yo-yo contest

February 23, 2019
1 mile NW
Watch some amazing yo-yo moves at the Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championship on the Armory’s stage at the Seattle Center, with qualifying events and classes on the upper floor. Free to watch.

Wine tasting

February 23, 2019
(7:30 to 10 p.m.)
5.1 miles north
PNA Wine Taste
PNA Wine Taste includes 10 tastes of wine, appetizers, live music, and a wine store at Phinney Center for age 21+.

Beer at Museum of Flight

February 23, 2019
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 for age 21+. Sells out early.

Vintage glass

February 23, 2019
20 miles south
Browse 20th century glass, jewelry, china, pottery, and collectibles displayed on 200 tables at the Green River Glass Show & Sale at Kent Commons for $3.

Gold & gem show

February 23 - 24, 2019
32 miles NE
Learn about prospecting, visit prospecting vendors, and see rocks and gems at the Gold, Gem and Mineral Show at Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.

Seattle Home Show

February 23 - March 3, 2019
1.5 miles south
The Seattle Home Show has exhibits about building, remodeling, decorating, and landscaping homes, at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

Cake convention

February 24, 2019
3.2 miles north
Seattle Cake Con is a new event featuring Seattle’s “best and most unique dessert makers for a day of fun, food, and education” with competitions and samples at Fremont Foundry. Free for children age 12 and younger.

Bainbridge bike ride

February 24, 2019
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, and then buy a hot meal at the finish line.

Sewing fair

February 28 - March 3, 2019
36 miles south
Browse 400 booths and attend seminars at the Sewing and Stitchery Expo at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.

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