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, with a free shuttle to boats in the water at Bell Harbor Marina & 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 - 9, 2019
(begins Jan. 24)
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.


February 1 - 10, 2019
1.3 miles NW
The Sleeping Beauty tells the classic tale with “opulent sets, lavish costumes, and fairies that really fly, plus the celebrated PNB Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky’s familiar score” at McCaw Hall.

Ticket deal $20 to $57

Retro rock musical

February 1 - 24, 2019
0.3 miles SE
Rock of Ages is a love story set on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, and filled with 1980s songs by Journey, Night Ranger, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, etc. at The 5th Avenue Theatre for age 7+.

Ticket deal $30 to $45

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.

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.

Wine & chocolate - Mt. Vernon

February 2, 2019
60 miles north
Taste red wines paired with local chocolates at six wineries during the Red Wine and Chocolate Festival in Mount Vernon. [Event is confirmed but does not have a 2019 web page yet.]

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 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.

Beer tasting

February 8, 2019
(7 to 10 p.m.)
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+.

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.

Kirkland wine tasting

February 8, 2019
(6 p.m., VIP 5 p.m.)
11 miles NE
Drink local wine in shops during Kirkland Wine Walk, which begins at the Heathman Hotel for age 21+.

Valentine’s concert in Burien

February 8, 2019
(7:30 p.m.)
11 miles south
Northwest Symphony Orchestra: Valentine’s Concert features romantic music by Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, Howard Hanson, and Lauren Wells at Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien.

Valentine’s Day burlesque

February 8 - 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+.

Madcap comedy

February 8 - 23, 2019
13 miles SW
Moon Over Buffalo features mistaken identities, outrageous plot twists, and slapstick comedy set in the 1950s at Renton Civic Theatre.

Ticket deal $13

Broadway musical

February 8 - 24, 2019
7.3 miles NE
Featuring striking visuals, rousing choruses, and music contributions by Elton John, Aida is Verdi’s epic tale of star-crossed lovers in Egypt at Seattle Musical Theatre at Sand Point.

Ticket deal $20

Guys singing

February 9, 2019
(8 p.m.)
0.5 miles west
A hit around the world, The Choir of Man is “a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography” at The Moore Theatre.

Ticket deal $27

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.

Run in your underwear

February 9, 2019
(12 to 4 p.m.)
3.4 miles north
Cupid’s Undie Run includes a half-naked run through the streets and a party at Ballroom in Fremont for charity.

Chinese New Year - Bellevue

February 9, 2019
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.

Short films in Shoreline

February 9, 2019
(7 p.m.)
12 miles north
Shoreline Short Short Film Festival screens a juried selection of 3 to 10 minute films made by local emerging and developing filmmakers, with concessions for sale and free parking at Shoreline Community College Theater. Vote for your favorite film to determine who gets a golden Sasquatch statue.

Ticket deal $10

Wine walk

February 9, 2019
34 miles south
Enjoy wine, live music, and small-town shopping at the Sip & Stroll in Sumner.

Gig Harbor wine walk

February 9, 2019
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+.

Wine tasting on Bainbridge Island

February 9 - 10, 2019
10.3 miles west via ferry
Wine on the Rock: Wine & Chocolate includes wine and chocolate at five island wineries for age 21+.

Gold & gem show

February 9 - 10, 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.

Chocolate & drinks

February 10, 2019
(6 to 9 p.m.)
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+.

Retro variety show

February 10, 2019
(7 p.m.)
3.4 miles north
Pin-Ups on Tour recreates a Hollywood canteen of the 1940s with dancing showgirls, comedy, variety acts, and singing at High Dive in Fremont.

Ticket deal $10

Fascinating speaker

February 11, 2019
(7:30 p.m.)
1.3 miles NW
Hear a talk by Ronan Farrow, the brilliant son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, whose reporting helped uncover alleged sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein and won The New Yorker a Pulitzer Prize, at McCaw Hall.

Ticket deal $48 to $64

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 improv

February 14, 2019
(8:30 p.m.)
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 for age 12+.

Ticket deal $9

Valentine’s Day at Volunteer Park

February 14, 2019
(8 p.m.)
2 miles NE
Buy a ticket online for Valentine's Day Concert at Volunteer Park 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+. 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+.

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.

Erotic art party

February 16, 2019
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+.

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.

Ticket deal $23 to $34

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.

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

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.

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.

Ticket deal $14

Flower and garden show

February 20 - 24, 2019
(party Feb. 19)
0.5 mile east
February is a great time to be indoors at the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival. 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 The Sanctuary
  • Feb. 23 - Grand tasting at Bell Harbor

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 at Northwest Film Forum, with an opening-night party at Velocity.

Bluegrass festival

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

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
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.

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.

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.

The amazing story of Steve Jobs

February 27 - March 9, 2019
1.3 miles NW
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs is praised as a visually stunning and innovative “crowd-pleasing portrait of Apple’s visionary co-founder” performed by Seattle Opera at McCaw Hall.

Ticket deal $38 to $62

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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