Seattle events February 2019. Things to do in Seattle.

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Seattle events February 2019

Boat show

February 1 - 2, 2019
(begins Jan. 25)
1.5 miles south
Seattle Boat Show, which promises 1000 boats and watercraft on display plus 200 boating seminars, is at CenturyLink Field. You can visit boats in the water at Bell Harbor Marina & South Lake Union.

Children’s Film Festival

February 1 - 9, 2019
(begins Jan. 25)
1 mile east
See the best and brightest in international cinema for children ages 3 to 12 at the Children’s Film Festival Seattle at Northwest Film Forum.

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.
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Eagle Festival

February 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.

RV show

February 7 - 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.

Wine & jazz

February 8, 2019
(6 to 9 p.m.)
4 miles south
Hearts & Wine is an elegant evening of sampling wine, appetizers, and desserts, with live jazz and an auction of wines and travel adventures at The Foundry.

Chinese New Year

February 9, 2019
1.5 miles SE
Join the Lunar New Year Celebration in the International District, which includes lion and dragon dances, drumming, Hawaiian & Thai dancing, a children’s parade, a costume contest, arts & crafts, and $3 food items. Free.

Valentine’s Day dinner

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

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+. Your ticket includes a beverage and “a trio of locally handmade truffles.”

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.

Erotic art party

February 16, 2019
(uncertain)
1 mile east
Dress up for an evening of burlesque, live music, fancy appetizers, wine, and a silent art auction to benefit the Erotic Art Festival (held in April) at A Black Tie Affair in a Capitol Hill home for age 21+.

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. Fly Fishing Film Festival Sat. evening requires a separate ticket.

Gold & gem show

February 16 - 17, 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.

Kids weekend at Northwest Trek

February 16 - 18, 2019
55 miles south
Up to four children 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.

Wine and chocolate in Yakima

February 16 - 18, 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.

Home show

February 16 - 24, 2019
1.5 miles south
The Seattle Home Show has exhibits about building, remodeling, decorating, and landscaping homes, at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

Flower and garden show

February 20 - 24, 2019
0.5 mile east
February is a great time to be indoors at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Show gardens, seminars, and 300 vendors fill the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. The opening-night party supports the Washington Park Arboretum.

Improvisational theater

February 20 - 24, 2019
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.

Gourmet food

February 21 - 23, 2019
1 mile NW
Seattle Wine and Food Experience includes three events you can buy separately or as a package.
  • Feb. 21 - Comfort food & beverages at Sodo Park
  • Feb. 22 - Seafood & wine at McCaw Hall
  • Feb. 23 - Grand tasting at Bell Harbor

Bluegrass festival

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

Statewide beer events

February 23, 2019
Washington state locations
Get special tastings and tours at 60 craft breweries in Seattle and around the state during Washington Beer Open House.

Wine tasting

February 23, 2019
(7:30 to 10 p.m.)
5.1 miles north
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
(7 to 10 p.m.)
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.

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.

Alternative wedding show

February 2019
(undated)
0.1 miles SE
One Love is a wedding-planning event that features LGBTQ businesses and welcomes all couples at Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Free.

Chocolate & drinks

February 2019
(undated)
0.3 miles SW
Wine, spirits, cider, and beer pair deliciously with chocolate, artisan cheese, savory food, dessert, and music at Pike Chocofest at Pike Brewing Company for age 21+.

Noir film festival

February 2019
(undated)
0.8 miles east
Noir City screens classic films that are stylish, cynical, and melodramatic at SIFF Cinema Egyptian.

Beer tasting

February 2019
(undated)
1 mile NW
Taste Seattle beer and learn from brewmasters how it was made at Brewology, including “hop filled demos and activities” at Pacific Science Center for age 21+.

Book festival

February 2019
(undated)
1 mile east
The Search For Meaning Festival at Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry features 50+ authors who write about “the human quest for meaning, and the characteristics of an ethical and well-lived life.”

Yo-yo contest

February 2019
(undated)
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, with qualifying events on the upper floor. Free.

Asian American Film Festival

February 2019
(undated)
1.1 miles east
Seattle Asian American Film Festival features Asian American artists who create innovative media at Northwest Film Forum, with an opening-night party at Velocity.

Dinner in the dark

February 2019
(undated)
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.

UW cultural festival

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

Bike swap

February 2019
(undated)
7.2 miles NE
Vendors sell new and used mountain, road, and track bike equipment at Cascade Bicycle Club’s Seattle Bike Swap at Magnuson Park Hangar 30. Bring a helmet to test ride.

Chinese New Year - Bellevue

February 2019
(undated)
10.1 miles east
The Lunar New Year celebration includes music, dance, crafts, martial arts, and food sampling in the Center Court at Bellevue Square. Free.

Wine tasting on Bainbridge Island

February 2019
(undated)
10.3 miles west via ferry
Wine on the Rock: Wine & Chocolate includes wine and chocolate at seven island wineries for age 21+.

Bainbridge bike ride

February 2019
(undated)
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.

Modern dance

February 2019
(undated)
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.

Swimming competition

February 2019
(undated)
26 miles south
Watch great athletes perform at Pac-12 Men’s Swimming Championship in Federal Way at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.

Women’s show

February 2019
(undated)
33 miles south
So Northwest Women’s Show features seminars on health and finance, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, celebrity hosts, and hundreds of vendors in the Tacoma Dome.

Antique and collectibles show

February 2019
(undated)
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.

Wine & chocolate - Enumclaw

February 2019
(undated)
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+.

Wine & chocolate - Mt. Vernon

February 2019
(undated)
60 miles north
Taste red wines paired with local chocolates at six wineries during the Red Wine and Chocolate Festival in Mount Vernon.

Naked bungee jump

February 2019
(undated)
186 miles NW via ferry
Are you willing to bare it all for charity at Naked Bungy Jump 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). Canada requires a special driver’s license or passport.

Valentine’s Day burlesque

February 2019
(undated)
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 improv

February 2019
(undated)
0.3 miles SW
The Comedy of Love is improvised based on audience suggestions and true stories about lust, passion, and heartbreak at The Market Theater.

Romantic concert

February 2019
(undated)
0.5 mile south
In the House of Beauty features guitarist Andre Feriante, vocalists, a gypsy-jazz guitarist, and a South American dancer at Benaroya Hall.

Valentine’s Day cocktails

February 2019
(undated)
2 miles NE
Valentine’s Eve at the Conservatory is a romantic wine and cocktail tasting with appetizers in the Volunteer Park Conservatory greenhouse for age 21+.

Valentine’s Day cruise

February 2019
(undated)
4 miles north
Enjoy a Valentine’s Dinner Cruise on the lakes, departing from either Kirkland or Seattle.

Folklife benefit

February 2019
(undated)
5 miles NW
Hear local bands play at Show Your Love for Folklife, a benefit concert for your favorite spring festival at Conor Byrne Pub in Ballard for age 21+.

Valentine’s concert in Burien

February 2019
(undated)
11 miles south
Northwest Symphony Orchestra: Valentine’s Concert features works by Berlioz, Grofe’s “Grand Canyon Suite,” and Northwest composer Sumi Tonooka’s “For Malala” at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien.

Wine walk

February 2019
(undated)
34 miles south
Enjoy wine, live music, and small-town shopping at the Sip & Stroll in Sumner.

Gig Harbor wine walk

February 2019
(undated)
44.3 miles SW
Visit 15 shops on the waterfront pouring wine, craft beer, spirits, or cider on the Winter Sip & Stroll, with some serving appetizers, in Gig Harbor for age 21+.