SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
SEPTEMBER 27-30, 2018
SAT-SUN –View presentations and sample fine tea from industry experts at the Northwest Tea Festival.
THURS – Seattle Sights Lunch cruise offers two hours of serene lake views and a lunch buffet on Lake Union and Lake Washington.
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
THROUGH OCT 4 – View the best of French films at SIFF Cinema Uptown. English subtitles will be present on all films.
FRI-SUN – Festa Italiana celebrates Italian food, music, dance and art with activities for the whole family. Adults only Friday night with a wine tasting.
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
THROUGH OCT 7 – Head to the 13th annual Tasveer South Asian Film Festival to experience the largest South Asian film festival in the U.S. with films related to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka and more. These films focus on social justice and human rights issues.
WILD WAVES HALLOWEEN
THROUGH OCT 14 – Checkout Fright Fest with rides in the dark, entertainment, haunted houses and activities in Booville for little ones.
TACOMA HAUNTED HOUSE
THROUGH OCT 28 – Like haunted houses? This location has two! The Shadows and the Redemption are two vastly different haunted houses with their own unique scary styles.
SAT – Seahawks fans ban together to cheer on their favorite football team, while decking out their vehicles. Don’t miss this vibrant display of fan-dom.
GIG HARBOR CIDER FEST
SAT – Head to the 5th annual Cider Swig where over 24 regional cidermakers present 90+ hard ciders, considered the best ciders west of the Mississippi! Don’t miss live music and local food trucks.
WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – All aboard! Don’t miss free boat rides and tours at the Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival. Live music, activities for the whole family, food and beverage vendors.
THROUGH OCT 28 – Find your way through the Flashlight Maze at Maris Farms for the spook and thrill of your life!
SAT-SUN – Join in on the fun with the Michelmasse Festival! Enjoy craft shops, puppets, cider pressing, and food vendors.
STEINS & STEMS
SAT – Formerly known as the Puyallup Art & Wine Walk, stroll through art exhibits as you enjoy live music and drinks in downtown Puyallup.
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Get your tickets to The Foreigner, a slapstick comedy and award-winning play about secrets, language barriers and misunderstandings.
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Explore this show of dance, comedy, music and history at the Pike Place Market Can Can theatre.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK EXHIBIT
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Woodland Park Zoo hosts the traveling National Geographic exhibition, committed to documenting every species in zoos, aquariums and animal rescues with the intention of inspiring viewers to protect these animals and future generations.
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
THROUGH OCT 5 – Three different locations are hosting the Manhattan Short Film Festival. Watch and vote for your favorites filmed all over the world.
THE NOTEWORTHY LIFE OF HOWARD BARNES
THROUGH OCT 21 – This musical comedy production features an average guy who discovers his life has become a musical.
CIRQUE DU SOLEI VOLTA
THROUGH NOV 4 – Watch the majestic story about the freedom of choice and blazing trails.
SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
ALL MONTH – Visit neighborhood farmers markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- Night School
- Monsters And Men
- Maximum Impact
- Maggie Black
- Little Women
- Hell Fest
- At First Light
- The Padre
- All About Nina
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