Seattle, WA Events Calendar - things to watch when moving to Seattle

Event Calendar

Thinking about moving to Seattle, WA?  Here are some of the events coming up in the area - before you move stop by to take in some of these exciting activities.
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January 22-25, 2015
Tacoma
Tacoma Home & Garden Show
Free Seminars, home & garden experts, over 500 exhibits, free parking,
January 23 - February 1, 2015
Seattle
Seattle Boat Show
The West Coast's Largest Boat Show featuring more than 1,000 recreational watercraft, seminars and the latest accessories.
January 31
Snohomish
Ground Frog Day
Kid friendly activities, coloring contest, frog hat contest, shopping opportunities.
February 6-7, 2015
Arlington
Arlington-Stillaguamish Eagle Festival
Celebrate & learn about the majestic eagle! Guided tours, art and photography show, speakers, demonstrations, live music, wagon rides, and other fun activities.
February 7
Seattle
Free First Saturday: Lunar New Year
Drop-in art activities for kids, live martial arts performances, dress up in traditional costumes, family friendly movie, sketching tour.
February 11-15, 2015
Seattle
Northwest Flower & Garden Show
Seminars, display gardens, marketplace with over 300 exhibitors, floral competition, food & beverages,
February 14-22, 2015
Seattle
Seattle Spring Home Show
Displays of home and garden products; “Meet the Experts” seminars; the newest in building products and materials; landscape displays; living green; wine tasting; arts & crafts and home decorating
February 20-21, 2015
Everett
Everett Film Festival
The presentation of fascinating and fun cinema from across the globe with a unique look into the lives of women through documentaries, feature films, animations and film shorts. Friday night Gala, raffle, films
February 21-22, 2015
Langley
Langley’s 31st Annual Mystery Weekend
Help solve the murder mystery and possibly win some great prizes.
February 21
Seattle e
Lunar New Year Celebration 2015
Lion and Dragon dances, Taiko drumming, martial arts, Children’s Costume Parade & Contest, food walk with $2 tasting menu, and more.
February 26 - March 1, 2015
Bellevue
Wintergrass Music Festival
Family-friendly Bluegrass music festival, with concerts and dances, two Academies, workshops, impromptu jams, and a chance to see and hear some great music.
February 28
La Conner
Smelt Derby Festival
A day of fun events for the whole family. Pancake breakfast, Smelt Run, Smelt Fishing Derby, kids activities, dinner, dance.
February 28
Kent
Annual Green River Glass Show & Sale
Glass, jewelry & collectibles from early to mid 20th century, including depression glass, elegant glass, 50's, 60's & 70's
February 28 - March 1, 2015
Seattle
2015 Travel Tips & Adventure Expo
Show-only retail specials on all things travel and adventure, beer & wine garden, slide shows, panel discussions, and more than 100 exhibitors.
March 5-8, 2015
Lynnwood
Northwest Yoga Conference
Workshops for teachers, students, and the community, 
Studio Owner Summit, Yoga Trance Dance, 
Kirtan, Yoga Marketplace, Children’s Yoga Program , free guided meditations, free Community classes. All levels and abilities welcome.
March 6-7, 2015
Des Moines
11th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival
Enjoy live music, taste WA wines, meet & learn from local winemakers, sample delicacies
March 7
Seattle
Dino Day
See and touch fossils, meet Burke paleontologists, try out a fossil dig pit, and more!
March 7-9, 2015
Coupeville, WA
Penn Cove MusselFest
Chowder tasting and mussel eating competitions, farm tours and activities for all ages. 
March 13-15, 2015
Monroe
Quilters Anonymous 34th Annual Quilt Show
One of the largest annual quilt shows in the area visited by over 4,000 attendees each year. 500 quilts in a dozen different catagories, as well as quilts, fabrics and related goods for sale.
March 13-15, 2015
Blaine
Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival
Field trips, nature cruises, wildlife demonstrations, arts & crafts, kid's activities, expert wildlife speakers and more!

March 14-22, 2015
Seattle
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Cinematic exploration and celebration of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, complexity, culture and filmmaking for everyone.
March 14-15, 2015
Seattle
Irish Fest
Irish and Celtic products, non-stop Irish music, singing, dancing, workshops, lectures, cultural displays, children's contests and activities, movies and more.
March 20-22, 2015
Seattle
Northwest Women's Show
400 exhibits, 3 stages, entertainment, wine tasting, speakers, prizes, health & beauty information, wedding resources, and more. Have fun, learn new things, stay healthy!
March 28-29, 2015
Seattle
Taste Washington!
The Nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. Food, drink, seminars, exhibitors, local & national chefs cooking on-site.
April 1-30, 2015
Mount Vernon, La Conner, Various Skagit Valley Communities
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Visit fields of blooming tulips scattered throughout the Skagit Valley, enjoy a variety of events and activities throughout the festival month.

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