15 things to do in Seattle this weekend: February 21 to 23

Feb 21 2020, 1:00 pm

It may have only been a four-day workweek, but boy, did it go by slowly.

TGIF, because we’ve got some plans for you. From food truck festivals to snowshoeing, your weekend is set.

Here are 15 things to do in Seattle this weekend, February 21 to 23.

Friday, February 21

Pop! Bubbles and Seafood


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What: Pop! offers the opportunity to sample sparkling wines, champagne, Prosecco, and more from all over the world while enjoying clams, oysters, and other decadent seafood dishes.

When: February 21, 2020
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: The Great Hall at Union Station
Admission: $85; tickets are available online

Georgetown Community Bingo


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What: Everyone loves a good game of Bingo, especially when prizes are involved. Enjoy free plays starting at 7:30 and the chance to win prizes from local community businesses and Sylvia’s Closet.

When: February 21, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Palace Theater & Art Bar — 5813 Airport Way South, Seattle
Admission: Free

Nirvana Night III: Kurt Cobain Birthday Tribute


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What: Celebrate the life of Kurt Cobain at what would’ve been his 53rd birthday. Grab all of your favorite grunge friends and party with not one, but two Nirvana tribute bands.

When: February 21, 2020
Time: 9 pm to 1 am
Where: Hard Rock Cafe — 116 Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; Tickets are available online

Science of Spirits


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What: Even Bill Nye would want you to get buzzed for science. Learn all about the science behind love, attraction, and distilling while tasting eight different spirits.

When: February 21, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Pacific Science Center — 200 2nd Avenue N, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; tickets are available online

The Best 80s Party Ever! (So Far)


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What: Think big hair, bold colors, and 80s pop hits. Enjoy a spectacular night out with Nite Wave and Tiffany, who’s recently toured with New Kids on The Block, Debbie Gibson, and Salt-N-Peppa.

When: February 21, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Crocodile — 2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; online

Saturday, February 22

SocialFit: Snowshoeing


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What: For just $35, you can meet new people while snowshoeing at Hyake Lake in the Snoqualmie Region. Those as young as 8 can join in on the hiking tour, which includes transportation, gear, and additional clothing.

When: February 22, 2020
Time: 9 am
Where: Meeting at Rainier Health and Fitness — 7728 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle
Admission: Online

Seattle Polar Plunge


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What: The cool event challenges brave people to dip into frigid waters for a good cause: to raise money for Special Olympics Washington. All funds go towards supporting the programming and events of more than 12,000 athletes statewide.

When: February 22, 2020
Time: 8 am to 12 pm
Where: Alki Beach Park — 1702 Alki Avenue SW, Seattle
Admission: Registration is available on-site

Alki Winter Beer & Food Truck Festival


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What: After you’ve dipped into the frigid waters during the Polar Plunge, warm yourself up with some hot food and great beer. The festival will take place inside a massive heated tent with DJ’s, food trucks, and more. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Washington.

When: February 22, 2020
Time: 11 am to 4:30 pm
Where: 2701 Alki Avenue SW, Seattle
Admission: Online

Tickle MY Elmo


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What: Are you ready to have your childhood ruined? If so, come along to Tickle MY Elmo and watch your favorite characters come to life in a show for those aged 21 and up.

When: February 22, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: The Rendezvous Jewelbox —2322 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Online

Brandi Carlile

What: Brandi Carlile is headlining three dates this weekend at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony. The three-time Grammy Award winner will be performing both fan favorites as well as new material. Support the Ravensdale-born singer Friday through Sunday.

When: February 21 to 23, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Benaroya Hall — 200 Univerity Street, Seattle
Admission: All ages; tickets are available online

Sunday, February 23

Petit Troll Parade


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What: Make it out to the Fremont Sunday Market in the spirit of Mardi Gras where you’ll be able to witness a flash-mob-style procession of mini floats gliding through the marketplace.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Fremont Sunday Market — 3401 Evanston Avenue N, Seattle
Admission: Free

CatVideoFest 2020


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What: Celebrate your love for feline films with a carefully curated selection of the best cat videos the internet has to offer. Aside from the movies, you can enjoy free cat swag and giveaways all weekend, chat with the Progressive Animal Welfare Society, (PAWS), and All the Best Pet Care reps, and create your own cat toys.

When: February 22 and 23, 2020
Time: 1 pm and 3 pm showings
Where: SIFF Cinema Uptown — 511 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle
Admission: $11+; tickets are available online

Son of a Brunch!


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What: Hosted by Kaleena Markos, Stacey Starstruck, Kitty Glitter, and Siren, come out for brunch cocktails, Sunset Fried Chicken, and pop up performances from the Son of a Brunch cast.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 11 to 1 pm
Where: Queer Bar — 1518 11th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: 21+; reservations can be made online

I Dig Dinos: Life After Dinos


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What: Sift through fossils and learn the difference between a mastodon and mammoth. Get inspired by the ice age and learn all about the Jurassic World as we know it.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 10 to 2 pm
Where: Burke Museum — 4300 15th Avenue NE, Seattle
Admission: Online

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

What: Take in some cutting-edge fiddle and cello tunes by an unlikely pairing of musicians. The duo performs mostly Scottish and global music with jazzy explosions of sound.

When: February 23, 2020
Time: 9:30 pm
Where: The Triple Door — 216 Union Street, Seattle
Admission: Tickets are available online

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