Seattle events March 2019. Things to do in Seattle.

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Seattle events March 2019

Nordic films

March 1 - 3, 2019
1.6 miles NW
See contemporary films, both short and long, from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden at Nordic Lights Film Festival at SIFF Cinema Uptown.

Sewing fair

March 1 - 3, 2019
(begins Feb. 28)
36 miles south
Browse 400 booths and attend seminars at the Sewing and Stitchery Expo at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.

Mardi Gras cruise

March 2, 2019
(uncertain)
4.4 miles NE
Your ticket to Mardi Gras Masquerade Party Cruise includes “Creole and New Orleans inspired appetizers and desserts,” a masquerade mask and beads, a drink ticket, and three hours of views on Lake Union and Lake Washington for age 21+.

Wine tasting in Snohomish

March 2, 2019
28 miles NE
Snohomish Wine Festival pours 70 wines and sells food truck fare at Crossroads in Snohomish for age 21+.

Dollhouse & miniature show

March 2 - 3, 2019
13 mile south
Seattle Miniature Show has workshops, exhibits, and vendors at the DoubleTree Suites, Southcenter. Children under age 12 are free.

Mussel festival

March 2 - 3, 2019
103 miles north
Penn Cove MusselFest offers chowder tasting in shops, cooking demonstrations, mussel farm tours by boat, a beer & wine garden, mussel-eating competitions, and kids’ activities in Coupeville on Whidbey Island. Free.

Hairstyle show

March 3, 2019
1.3 miles NW
See hairstyles on display, watch live barber battles, attend classes, and shop from vendors at Reign of Style Hair Show & Competition in the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center.

Short animated films

March 8 - 14, 2019
1.6 miles NW
Animation Show of Shows screens 16 international short films for all ages at SIFF Cinema Uptown.

Brazilian show

March 9, 2019
(8 p.m.)
0.5 miles NW
Brazilian Carnaval dancers wear outrageous costumes, the band plays music of Brazil, you get a dance lesson, and the most festive costume wins a prize at the Crocodile for age 21+. Video.

Kids’ art day

March 9, 2019
(10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
19 miles south
Kids create hands-on art projects for one flat fee at Kent Kids’ Arts Day in Kent Commons. Lunch, snacks, and beverages for sale or bring your own.

Dog show

March 9 - 10, 2019
1.5 miles south
The Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show attracts 11,000 spectators and 2,000 dogs competing at CenturyLink Field Event Center.

Women’s show

March 9 - 10, 2019
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.

Comicon

March 14 - 17, 2019
0.5 mile east
Emerald City Comic Con is a large comic book, game, and popular-culture event at the convention center.

Variety show

March 14 - April 7, 2019
Seattle locations
Billed as the world’s largest comedy/variety festival, Moisture Festival has 40 shows at Hale’s Palladium, Broadway Performance Hall, and Teatro ZinZanni at 3 & 7:30 p.m. for all ages; burlesque and late-night shows for age 18+.

Jazz bands

March 15, 2019
(7 p.m.)
0.3 mile NE
Top bands from five local high schools wow the audience in Paramount Theatre at Hot Java Cool Jazz.

Book sale

March 15 - 17, 2019
1 mile NW
Browse 100,000 titles starting at $1 at the Spring Book Sale by Friends of The Seattle Public Library, in the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center.

Quilt show

March 15 - 17, 2019
33 miles NE
Admire more than 500 quilts, see demos, and shop from vendors at Quilters Anonymous Annual Quilt Show at Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.

Birding festival

March 15 - 17, 2019
110 miles north
Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival celebrates migratory birds that flock to the pristine coastal area near Blaine and has expert speakers, exhibits, and kids’ activities. Free except field trips.

St. Patrick’s run - Kirkland

March 16, 2019
11 miles NE
Wear green to the Kirkland Shamrock Run 5K and kids’ race, which begins at Kirkland Marina Park and ends with a party at Wilde Rover. Walkers are welcome.

St. Patrick’s run - Tacoma

March 16, 2019
37 miles south
St. Paddy’s Day Run is a morning 5K, 10K, half marathon, and kids’ 1K along Commencement Bay.

Doll & teddy bear show

March 16 - 17, 2019
36 miles south
Shop for dolls, bears, and miniatures at Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup. Repeats in June and Oct.

St. Patrick’s run - Seattle

March 17, 2019
1 mile NW
Wear green or a costume to the St. Patrick’s Day Dash 5K, which goes from Seattle Center to downtown and back on 4th Ave., and then head to the giant beer garden at Fisher Pavilion for age 21+. The Leprechaun Lap is a 1K dash for kids age 10 and younger.

Coin show

March 17 - 19, 2019
10 miles south
The state’s oldest and largest public coin show is at the annual convention of the Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association, Tukwila Community Center.

Healing weekend

March 21 - 24, 2019
42.7 miles SE
Samsarafest is a new “yoga, music, meditation, and healing arts festival” at Enumclaw Expo Center that offers “yoga huts, meditation, sound bath, nature hikes, live-music, dancing, farm food, photography, painting, mindfulness talks, and tiny home living.”

More Music

March 22, 2019
0.5 mile west
Seattle Theatre Group presents young musicians with diverse musical styles at More Music at The Moore Theatre in downtown Seattle.

Citizen University

March 22 - 23, 2019
1 mile NW
Join 500 people of all political persuasions at Citizen University, a one-day conference where you’ll learn the skills to become a more powerful citizen, and great leaders will inspire you to take action, in the Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center.

Victorian festival in Port Townsend

March 22 - 24, 2019
56 miles NW via ferry
Victorian Heritage Festival has a Friday evening pub crawl, a Saturday Victorian fashion show (4 p.m.) and Victorian ball (7 p.m.), and weekend teas plus weekend tours of historic buildings in Port Townsend.

Motocross racing

March 23, 2019
(6:30 p.m.)
1.5 miles south
Watch off-road motorcycles race on dirt tracks with steep jumps and obstacles at AMA Supercross at CenturyLink Field.

Color festival

March 23, 2019
(uncertain)
9.6 miles east
Celebrate Holi when colored powder flies, a DJ plays dance music, and Indian food is sold, all to support charity at Bellevue Downtown Park. Children younger than age 12 are free.

Jewish film festival

March 23 - 31 & April 6 - 7, 2019
Seattle area
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. (Additional screenings in Issaquah.)

Mercer Island race

March 24, 2019
6.4 miles east
Mercer Island Half Marathon also includes a 10K run, a 5K run/walk, and a half-mile kids’ dash, which all begin at Mercer Island Community & Event Center.

Country party

March 29, 2019
(6:30 to 10:30 p.m.)
16 miles east
A ticket to Boots, Barrels and Brews gets you six beer or wine tasting tickets, appetizers, a live country band, and a line-dancing lesson in Pickering Barn, age 21+.

Taste of Georgetown

March 30, 2019
4.7 miles south
Buy $5 tickets for Georgetown Bites at Georgetown Trailer Park Mall (5805 Airport Way South) and then exchange the tickets for bites and beverages at dozens of participating businesses.

Vegetarian food festival

March 30 - 31, 2019
1 mile NW
Taste samples, see cooking demonstrations, and browse cookbooks at Vegfest in Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center.

Masquerade party

March 2019
(undated)
0.2 miles NW
A ticket to Carnaval for a Cause includes two drink tickets, appetizers, and dancing at 1927 Events for age 21+. Wear cocktail attire and a mask.

Taste of Pike Place Market

March 2019
(undated)
0.3 miles SW
Arcade Lights is a food, craft beer, and wine festival featuring 70 “top food & drink artisans” plus craft makers for age 21+.

Young professionals party

March 2019
(undated)
0.4 miles south
Dress up for the Anniversary Party, which promises a photo booth, DJ, dancing, dessert bar, happy hour, fashion sketch artist, late night treats, and a digital swag bag at W Seattle.

Washington wine tasting

March 2019
(undated)
0.8 miles west
Taste wines from Washington’s largest producers with light appetizers at Rising Stars: Supernovas at the World Trade Center Seattle.

Arctic science days

March 2019
(undated)
1 mile NW
Learn about the Arctic and Antarctic from scientists at Polar Science Weekend, which has activities, exhibits, and demonstrations at Pacific Science Center. Brochure.

Cask beer festival

March 2019
(undated)
1 mile NW
A ticket to Washington Cask Beer Festival gets you 15 tastes of cask-conditioned beers (conditioned naturally without artificially introducing carbon dioxide) from 40 Washington breweries, with food for sale at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall for age 21+.

French festival

March 2019
(undated)
1 mile NW
French Fest is a celebration of French-speaking cultures that includes live music, French food, a wine tasting, best baguette contest, and children’s activities in the Armory at Seattle Center. Free.

Wine gala

March 2019
(undated)
1 miles NW
Taste dozens of Washington’s best wines with gourmet appetizers at the $175 Red & White Party at Aqua on Pier 70 for age 21+.

Wine soirée

March 2019
(undated)
1 mile NW
Taste wine, eat gourmet appetizers, meet winemakers, and dance at The New Vintage at Fisher Pavilion at the Seattle Center for age 21+.

Brunchy booze festival

March 2019
(undated)
1.2 miles south
A ticket to Bacon Eggs & Kegs includes beverage tickets (beer, cider, mimosas, Bloody Marys, Irish coffee, root beer), with $5 brunch bites for sale, entertainment, and lawn games at CenturyLink Field for age 21+. Held in March and September.

Taste Washington

March 2019
(undated)
1.5 miles south
Taste samples from 230 wineries and 65 restaurants at the weekend Grand Tasting in CenturyLink Field Event Center for age 21+.

Tech party

March 2019
(undated)
1.5 miles south
Mix and mingle at GeekWire Bash, which includes food, drink, ping pong, foosball, and arcade games at CenturyLink Field Event Center for age 21+.

Whiskey tasting

March 2019
(undated)
1.6 miles south
A ticket to WhiskeyRocks NW includes 10 tastings of whiskey, with Live performances by Spike and the Impalers and the Groove Surfers at Safeco Field in the Terrace Club for age 21+. Food for sale. Free parking.

Cultural arts dinner

March 2019
(undated)
2.8 miles south
Destination Delridge is a $100 charity dinner with drinks, live entertainment, music, art, and interactive games at Metropolist.

Beer tasting

March 2019
(undated)
3 miles south
Seattle IPA Fest promises two-ounce samples of “IPAs and other hoppy favorites” with snacks at WithinSodo for age 21+. Food trucks available at additional cost.

India color party

March 2019
(undated)
3.5 miles north
Wear white and get covered in powdered color at outdoor stations at Holi Hai, which includes a dance performance, dance lesson, DJ dance music, and drink specials at the Nectar Lounge in Fremont. (Saturday is age 21+ and Sunday is all ages.)

Black marketplace

March 2019
(undated)
3.6 miles SE
Black Arts Love Spring Mixer & Marketplace is a “community celebration of African American culture” featuring artists and vendors, entertainment, a live DJ, and a kids’ paint party at Franklin High School. Free.

Fashion Show

March 2019
(undated)
3.8 miles south
See student collections when Art Institute of Seattle holds its annual Fashion Show at Canvas Event Space.

Dinosaur weekend

March 2019
(undated)
4 miles NE
Touch fossils and talk to paleontologists about dinosaurs during Dino Days at the UW Burke Museum. Buy tickets online to reserve an entry time.

Bourbon & bacon

March 2019
(undated)
4.8 miles south
Sip bourbon and taste bacon treats at the Bourbon & Bacon Fest at Seattle Design Center for age 21+.

Cookies & cocktails

March 2019
(undated)
4.8 miles south
Cookies and Cocktails is an evening mixer that includes DJ dance music, sweet and savory bites made with Girl Scout cookies, and cookie-inspired cocktails and mocktails at Seattle Design Center for age 21+.

Math festival

March 2019
(undated)
4.9 miles NE
Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival encourages 4th to 12th grade students to approach mathematical activities, games, and puzzles with creativity and persistence at the University of Washington Husky Union Building (HUB).

Color festival

March 2019
(undated)
5.5 miles north
Your ticket to Holi Festival of Colors includes two packets of powdered color to throw in the lower parking lot of Phinney Center. Food trucks onsite.

Grilled cheese festival

March 2019
(undated)
8 miles NE
Grilled Cheese Grand Prix features samples of beer, wine, spirits, and cider (included with all tickets) and cheesy food (included with some tickets) at Magnuson Park Hangar 30, for age 21+.

Tasting event

March 2019
(undated)
8 miles NE
Taste beer, wine, and spirits at Debuts and Discoveries, which promises “an evening of food, music, and celebration” that also supports charity in Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park for age 21+. Bring cash for the food trucks.

Wine tasting in Bellevue

March 2019
(undated)
11.6 miles east
Taste Cabernet Sauvignon from 25 producers with appetizers at Cabernet Classic at Porsche Bellevue.

Central Asian festival

March 2019
(undated)
12.1 miles east
Celebrate the spring holiday of Navruz with food, dance, and musical performances of Uzbekistan and its neighbors in the ballroom at Vasa Park in Bellevue.

Color festival

March 2019
(undated)
13.7 miles west
Celebrate Holi when powdered color flies, a DJ plays dance music, and Indian food is sold at Crossroads Park in Bellevue. All tickets include a color packet. Children younger than 15 are free.

Issaquah dog walk

March 2019
(undated)
15.4 miles east
Walk ‘n Wag includes a 3K trail plus an agility course, vendor booths, and a pet show at Lake Sammamish State Park to raise funds for improving the park. Parking is $10 unless you have a Discover Pass.

Wine tasting - Des Moines

March 2019
(undated)
16 miles south
Enjoy live music, a magician, tastes of wine from 20 Washington wineries, and food to sample and buy at Poverty Bay Wine Festival in Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for age 21+ to support charity.

Science night in Everett

March 2019
(undated)
24.1 miles north
See science exhibits (mostly about aviation and space) and visit the Aerospace Gallery during Family STEAM night at the Future of Flight Aviation Center. Snacks for sale. Free registration is required online.

Tacoma mud run

March 2019
(undated)
32 miles south
Combine mud, trail running, obstacles, and adventure at the 2-mile Mud Run in Tacoma’s Swan Creek Park for ages 4+.

Scottish bagpipes & dance

March 2019
(undated)
37 miles south
Listen to Scottish pipes and drums, wear the tartan of a Scottish clan, enjoy Scotch at the open bar, or join Scottish Highland dancing at the Tartan Ball at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.

Irish ceremony

March 2019
(undated)
0.7 miles south
Join the mayor of Seattle and parade dignitaries at the Irish Flag-Raising, followed by the playing of the Irish and U.S. national anthems, in front of the King County Administration Building. Free.

Saint Patrick’s parade

March 2019
(undated)
0.7 miles south
St. Patrick’s Day Parade includes Irish bands, pipers, dancers, and 2,000 marchers going north on 4th Avenue (from James Street to Westlake Park). Free.

Irish Festival

March 2019
(undated)
1 mile NW
Irish music, singing, dancing, films, vendors, and children’s activities await you at the Irish Festival in Seattle Center Armory. Free.

St. Patrick arrives

March 2019
(undated)
1.2 miles north
Watch the Landing of St. Patrick by boat at 5:30 p.m. at South Lake Union. See St. Patrick again at the Green Stripe Laying at 7 p.m. when the route for Saturday’s parade is marked on 4th Avenue. [Scroll down their web page to see details.] Free.

St. Patrick’s Day cruise

March 2019
(undated)
4.4 miles NE
Your ticket to St. Paddy’s Day Party Cruise includes your first drink, an appetizer and dessert buffet, food for sale, and three hours of views on Lake Union and Lake Washington for age 21+.