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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March 19 - April 12, 2015
The Moisture Festival
The world's largest Comedy/Varietè festival, featuring aerialists, jugglers, comedians, dancers, rope acts, bubble acts, clowns, acrobats, can can girls, strong women, strong men, tap dancers, drill teams, musical numbers, the weird and the wonderful.
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.
April 3-19, 2015
Seattle Center Whirligig
Inflatable rides, balloon artists, face painters, food, fun & affordable activities for kids.
April 16-19, 2015
Spring Fair at the Washington State Fairgrounds
Baby animals, food, entertainment, music, exhibits, carnival rides and more.
April 17-19, 2015
Mount Vernon
Tulip Festival Street Fair
100s of juried arts and crafts vendors. Live entertainment at multiple locations, children’s activities and a wonderful variety of food concessions
April 18
Newcastle Earth Day
Activities, food vendors, live raptors, Traditional Native American Story telling and flute, Hazen Jazz Band, Boeing Concert Band, booths featuring green products and services.
April 24-26, 2015
Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival
Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japan through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games. Taiko drumming, artisan demonstrations, and a theatrical stage production.
April 24-25, 2015
Maple Valley
13th Annual Hooked on Fishing Trout Derby
Tent camping, Fishermen’s Breakfast, Fish School, Prizes.
April 24-26, 2015
Spring Carnival at the Evergreen State Fair
Carnival rides, music, food, a kids’ zone, animals, a root beer garden, a beer garden, vendors, a barbecue championship and more.
April 25-26, 2015
The Art of Gardening
Hands-on event featuring regional vendors, display gardens and exhibitors with a focus on backyard farming, gardening and art, tasty food and live entertainment all day!
May 8-9, 2015
Northwest Paddling Festival
Retailers, manufacturers, athletes, paddle equipment, accessories & gear, race, clinics, seminars. Free to the public.
May 8
Ten Grands Seattle
Ten Grands Seattle features ten grand pianos and ten concert pianists playing a variety of classical, jazz, boogie woogie, R&B and modern pieces simultaneously, as soloists and in various combinations. Benefit music education.
May 9
Annual Backyard Wildlife Festival
Celebrate wildlife and nature. Local experts, a variety of exhibitors, vendors, and nature enthusiasts. 
 Kids Garden Party tent, Arts & Crafts Marketplace, entertainment, guided bird tour. A great family day!
May 9-10, 2015
12th Annual Kirkland Artist Studio Tour
Self-guided tour highlights Kirkland’s acclaimed artists at their studios and galleries around town.
May 16-17, 2015
University District Street Fair
Longest running street fair in the U.S. Shopping, arts & crafts entertainment, food and drink, kids’ activities.
May 22-25, 2015
Northwest Folklife Festival
Features over 5,000 performers from over 60 cultural communities
June 20
Seattle Pet Expo
Entertainment, activities, costume contest, vendors, exhibits, obedience demos, discounted vaccinations & microchipping, and more.

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