As much as we love living in Seattle, sometimes we all have the urge to step into another world. Luckily there are several immersive experiences in Seattle that you can visit for a break from daily life. Some of them offer a new way to experience an enchanting night walk, others let you step into the iconic Wizarding World, and others take you on a therapeutic journey. Read on for all the details!
Here are the best immersive experiences in Seattle:
If you’re a fan of Harry Potter™, you won’t want to miss the chance to go on a magical journey to the Wizarding World at this interactive experience coming to Seattle for the first time starting on November 10th. Get set to be amazed by enchanting moments throughout that’ll make you feel like you’re right in the Wizarding World, from stepping into the Great Hall to getting sorted into your house!
📍The Shops At The Bravern, 11111 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98004
Starting on December 8th, you’ll have the opportunity to embark on the most enchanting night walk as Astra Lumina makes its way to the historic Seattle Chinese Garden. Enjoy a sea of glittering lights and cutting-edge technological structures at this interactive starry installation, unlike anything you’ve seen before!
📍Seattle Chinese Garden, 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Trade your ordinary picnic for a thoughtfully curated experience this fall with Mystery Picnics by AmazingCo! AmazingCo creates distinctive picnics that involve solving clues, indulging in artisanal treats, uncovering hidden neighborhood treasures, and concluding with a dreamy picnic at your destination. Whether you’re with friends, family, or a special someone, it’s far from your typical picnic!
📍Multiple locations are available!
Whether or not you’re acquainted with the music of Icelandic band Sigur Rós, you’ll be blown away by this new exhibition that just opened in Seattle. Singer Jónsi created it for the National Nordic Museum in Ballard, which is where it will be through July 30, 2023. The immersive exhibition uses music, scents, lights, and even fog to transport you to the ocean. Read more about the FLOD exhibition at the Nordic Museum.
📍National Nordic Museum (2655 NW Market St)
Biōm is a wellness center located inside Moksha Seattle in the Chinatown-International District. When you visit this by-appointment-only studio space, you’ll be immersed in sound, plant, and light therapy. You can share your 60-minute private session with several friends, although the pricing increases along with the guest count. You can also add on a 45-minute prestretch prior to the soundbath. The experience promises to offer an “immersive therapeutic environment.” You’ll find more information on the Biōm booking website.
📍670 S King St.
– Kelly Dougher and Melissa Maynard