Looking for some exciting new things to do in Seattle this weekend?
The weekend is finally here again and it is packed with fun things to do in Seattle. We rounded up the most enticing events and activities happening this weekend in Seattle and the surrounding area.
The best part is that many of these are free or cheap events! Whether you’re in the mood to eat, shop, dance, or go on an adventure, we got you.
Here are the top 10 things to do in Seattle this weekend that you won’t want to miss:
This delightfully spooky cocktail soiree takes place in a haunted mansion in Capitol Hill. You’ll get to sip craft cocktails while wandering through an immersive show with creepy characters and mysterious games. The doors just opened and tickets are on sale now!
2. Dress up for the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival
You’re encouraged to wear your best orange costume to this fall beer festival! It takes place at Seattle Center from September 30 to October 1. Read all about the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival.
3. Enjoy cheap bites and drinks at U-District $4 Food Walk
You can get food, cocktails, and other drinks for just $4 all day and into the evening on Saturday, October 1 in the University District. Here’s all the info you need about the U-District Food Walk.
4. Celebrate Discovery Park’s 50th anniversary
We love Discovery Park, and we also love free cupcakes. Celebrate both of those things this Saturday, October 1 at Discovery Park’s 50th anniversary celebration.
5. Treat yourself to flowers at the Fall Orchid Show
This Saturday and Sunday you can head over to the gorgeous Volunteer Park Conservatory in Capitol Hill for the 2022 Fall Orchid Show & Sale. See the event website for more info.
6. Hear the artist talk about Volunteer Park’s newest art installation
Chloë Bass is the artist behind Soft Services, the new art installation in Volunteer Park. She will be in the park this Saturday, October 1 along with local author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore for a free event. Stop by after the orchid show and, after the talk, take some time to read the inscriptions on each stone in the park.
7. Eat up at a fall food truck festival
We look forward to Trucktoberfest all year. On Saturday, October 1 you can head to the South Lake Union Discovery Center for this 21+ event that features 10 food trucks, 20 local breweries, and seasonal cocktails. Get tickets ahead of time.
8. Celebrate Leavenworth Oktoberfest in Wenatchee
This year’s Leavenworth Oktoberfest takes place in nearby Wenatchee (a little confusing, we know). Get more info and buy tickets for the event’s first weekend of September 30 to October 1.
9. Cheer on the Seattle Mariners at a home game
The Mariners are playing a home game this weekend, and for us, that’s just a good excuse to go eat all the baseball game food we can possibly get our hands on.
10. Eat and shop at a weekend market
Enjoy DJs, local art, and plenty of shopping at La Plaza Creative Night Market this Friday from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Capitol Hill. Then you can spend a leisurely morning browsing the local and vintage goods at Fremont Sunday Market with coffee, or making grabbing lunch from one of the delicious food vendors there.