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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February 17-26, 2017
The Great Northwest Glass Quest
You are invited to participate in the greatest treasure hunt in the Pacific Northwest! Come to Stanwood and Camano Island to search for unique hand-blown glass treasures by world-renowned glass artists, Mark and Marcus Ellinger.

February 18-26, 2017
Seattle Home Show
Home and garden products; daily “Meet the Experts” seminars; the newest in building products and materials; landscape displays; living green; wine tasting; arts & crafts and home decorating.
February 22-26, 2017
Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Seminars and speakers, plants, market place with 300 vendors, tasting corner, show gardens, floral competition, food & beverage. 

February 23-26, 2017
WinterGrass Music Festival
Family-friendly Bluegrass music festival, with concerts, dances, music education programs for kids and adults, workshops, impromptu jams, and some great music.

February 25-26, 2017
12th Annual Snow Goose & Birding Festival
A celebration of the annual migration of Snow Geese. Free seminars, speakers, tours, and hands-on activities.
February 25
2017 Edmonds Clam Chowder Cook-Off
Local restaurants compete to win “BEST Clam Chowder in Edmonds.” Chowder tasting, live music and Kid Zone. Proceeds support the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce.
February 26
Bainbridge Island
Chilly Hilly 2017
Named "One of Four Classic Rides" in the nation by Bicycling Magazine. A 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island. Proceeds help Cascade Bicycle club promote bicycle education and safer, more connected bicycle infrastructure.
March 2-5, 2017
Emerald City Comicon
The premier comic book & pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest. Special Guests, exhibitors, artists, panels, screenings, autograph sessions, and more. Purchase tickets now.

March 3-4, 2017
Des Moines
2017 Poverty Bay Wine Festival
Get close and personal with renowned local winemakers at South Sound's premier wine tasting event. Music, with a stage separate from tasting area features some of the Northwest's finest acoustic blues. Proceeds fund the charitable activities of the Des Moines Rotary Club.
March 4
2017 South Sound Sustainability Expo
Be part of creating a more sustainable world! Displays, workshops, interactive exhibits, free screen printing, Kids’ Corner, Book-Movie-Music Swap, food trucks. Free admission.
March 4-5, 2017
Penn Cove MusselFest
Tastings, chowder contest, mussel farm tour, cooking demos, activities, music, beer/wine garden, mussel eating contest and more.
March 4-5, 2017
Seattle Bike Show
125+ exhibitors, speakers & presentors, Bikes for sale, vendors, Biking Associations, Mountain Biking information, Bike Pump Track, Beer Garden, and more.
March 11-12, 2017
2017 Irish Festival
Irish and Celtic products, Irish food and libations, Irish music, singing, dancing, the Irish Reels Film Festival, workshops, lectures, cultural displays, an Irish art exhibit, children’s contests and activities, etc.
March 17-19, 2017
Friends of the Seattle Public Library Big Book Sale
Every year, the Friends receive hundreds of thousands of donated books. These books are sold and the funds raised from these sales go toward grants for The Seattle Public Library.
March 18
La Conner
The Dandy Daffodil Tweed Ride
A return to a bygone era in England when families dressed in their best clothing, packed a picnic and their bicycles on the train to spend the day in the countryside. Come dressed in classic tweed or any smart looking outfit and enjoy a slow paced, scenic route among the spring daffodils. Ride, picnic, and After Party activities.
March 19
Seattle's French Fest
A celebration of French-Speaking Cultures featuring entertainment, exhibits & seminars, French cuisine & cooking demos, raffles, wine & Champagne tasting, and more.
March 23-12, 2017
Taste Washington!
A wine- and food-lover’s dream. Nearly 300 wineries, over 70 restaurants and top national chefs, diverse wine and food events. Tickets on sale now.
March 25 - April 2, 2017
Mercer Island and Seattle
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
An international cinematic exploration and celebration of Jewish and Israeli life, culture, diversity and history for everyone.
April 28-30, 2017
24th Annual World Rhythm Festival
Multi-cultural drum and dance performances, workshops for all levels. Dance party, drum circle, international marketplace. Family friendly event.
May 18 - June 11, 2017
Seattle International Film Festival
More than 450 films from 90 countries. 150,000 attendees.Be part of the largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States
June 24-25, 2017
3rd Annual Kitsap Peninsula National Water Trail Festival
Live music, good food, and family fun. Games for all ages, organized paddles of various difficulty levels, vendors, water safety demonstrations, and so much more.

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