15 things to do in Seattle this weekend: February 28 to March 1

Feb 28 2020, 5:00 am

Welcome to the Leap Year weekend, Seattle.

Utilize your extra day the best way by making it out of the house. We’ve made it easy for you by compiling some of the greatest events of the weekend.

Here are 15 things to do in Seattle February 28 to March 1.

Friday, February 28

Tim and Eric

What: If you’re a fan of wacky, weird, and crazy, Tim and Eric are the duo you need to see. They’re known to delight audiences throughout the world with their spoofs, goofs, and insanity.

When: February 28, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Moore Theatre — 1932 2nd Ave, Seattle
Admission: $40; tickets are available online

Northwest Flower and Garden Festival

 

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What: For those who love plants and flowers, the Northwest Garden Festival is the spot for you. The annual event features over 30 display gardens, a garden market, and over 100 free seminars and workshops.

When: February 26 to March 1, 2020
Time: Wednesday to Saturday, 9 am to 8 pm; Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm
Where: Washington State Convention Center — 705 Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: $10+; tickets are available online and in-person

Falling in Reverse

What: Your teenage self is screaming at this post-hardcore, pop-punk listing. Whether you love or hate Ronnie Radke, don’t miss out on one hell of a show at the Showbox SoDo. They’ll be performing with The Word Alive and Escape the Fate.

When: February 28, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Showbox SoDo — 1700 1st Ave S, Seattle
Admission: Tickets available online

Star Brews Beer Festival

 

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What: Enter an intergalactic playground of pints at this year’s Star Brews Beer Festival, a festival dedicated to both the Star Wars franchise and, of course, beer. While you may not be able to down a glass of Membrosia, Arkanian Sweet Milk, or Fuzzy Tantaun at the event, you will be able to try out over twenty stellar craft beers in the themed Darth Lair of Ciders and Rebel’s Beer Base.

When: February 28, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: WithinSodo — 2916 Utah Avenue South, Seattle
Admission: 21+; $39+; tickets are available online

The Lemon Cookie Parade

 

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What: For the first year ever, the Seattle Girl Scouts will be marching the streets to mark the first day of cookie season. Following the theme of lemon cookies, be prepared to see the Port of Seattle’s yellow fire engine, yellow cars, the Neon Brass Party band, and more.

When: February 28, 2020
Time: 12 to 1 pm
Where: Westlake Park — 401 Pine Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

Saturday, February 29

Seattle SOPE Birthday Cup Sleeve Event

 

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What: Come on out to Eastern Cafe to celebrate Jung Hoseok and Min Yoongi’s birthdays. Some of the Seattle ARMY has reserved the upstairs of the cafe to celebrate all things BTS. The party will include a raffle, food, cake, and more.

When: February 29, 2020
Time:
1 to 4 pm
Where: Eastern Cafe  510 Maynard Ave S, Seattle
Admission: Free

It All Starts with Art

 

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What: Celebrate the arts with performances, activities, and demonstrations from a dozen organizations while donating to the Center Art Foundation. Organizations include The Vera Project, Pottery Northwest, Museum of Glass, and more.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Chihuly Garden and Glass — 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission: $27+; tickets are available online

Disney’s Frozen The Broadway Musical

What: Expect to hear all of the iconic Frozen songs, such as the Academy-Award winning Let It Go, as well as new music that was created just for the Broadway show as it comes to life at the Paramount Theatre.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Paramount Theatre — 911 Pine Street, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $55+; tickets are available online

Pike Place Market Love Tasting Experience

 

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What: Four different Pike Place Market shops will be hosting food and wine pairings from 11 am to 4 pm. Each ticketholder will be able to try 12 tasting pairings from Indi Chocolate, Made in Washington, Northwest Tasting, and Truffle Queen.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Pike Place Market — 85 Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: $35; tickets are available online

Paw Print: A Benefit Concert for Homeward Pet Adoption Center

What: For just $15, come watch four hard-hitting bands while helping out the Homeward Pet Adoption Center. The benefit concert features Grieves, Mouse Powell, Campana, JAGA, and Diveyede.

When: February 29, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Crocodile — 2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Tickets available online

Sunday, March 1

Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k

 

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What: Combine health with a little indulgence at the Hot Chocolate Run. Choose between a 5k fun run or a 15k run, which will reward you with a chocolate-themed medal, a cup of hot chocolate, Rice Krispies treats, a banana, a waffle, a pretzel, marshmallows, and chocolate fondue to dip it all in.

When: March 1, 2020
Time: 5K at 6:45 am; 15K at 8:15 am
Where: Seattle Center — 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission: $49+; registration is available online

Vera Night Market

 

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What: If you’re in need of some funky clothing, decor, tidbits, or records, come on down to the Vera Night Market. The night starts at 5 pm and goes until 10 pm or when everything is sold out.

When: March 1, 2020
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: The Vera Project — 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

White Claw Release Party

 

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What: White Claw will be releasing three new flavors, and the only place to try them first will be at La Dive. For $40, you’ll receive four white claw flavors plus snacks.

When: March 1, 2020
Time: 1 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: La Dive — 721 East Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: $40; tickets can be purchased by emailing [email protected]

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

 

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What: Fans of the Tchaikovsky, rejoice! The Seattle Festival Orchestra will be performing a concert in Downtown Seattle that’ll feature Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, op. 25, D major with soloist Luke Fitzpatrick, as well as two other classics.

When: March 1, 2020
Time: 2 pm
Where: Seattle Town Hall — 1119 8th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $14+; tickets are available online

Echosmith

What: If you wish that you could be like the cool kids, join them at the Echosmith concert. The group of siblings performs with synths, keys, guitars, bass, drums, and, of course, vocals. The night opens with Weathers and Jayden Bartels.

When: March 1, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Neptune Theatre — 1303 NE 45th Street, Seattle
Admission: Tickets available online