15 fun things to do in Seattle this weekend: January 24 to 26

Jan 24 2020, 1:00 pm

“It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday, everybody’s looking forward to the weekend, weekend.”

Yep, Rebecca Black got it right. We are SO looking forward to the end of this week.

Here are 15 fun things to do in Seattle this weekend, January 24 to 26

Friday, January 24

Keys N Krates


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What: When listening to Keys N Krates, you can definitely hear the fact that they originally formed as a hip-hop act. The electronic artists have played sets all over the world, including noteworthy festivals Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, and Electric Forest.

When: January 24, 2020
Time: 10 pm to 2 am
Where: Q Nightclub — 1426 Broadway, Seattle
Admission: 21+; $20+; tickets are available online

Art Battle Seattle City Finals


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What: Come watch the Seattle All-Stars battle it out one last time to become the 2020 Seattle City Champion. The champion of the finals will have the honor of competing at the US national championships in Texas. Stick around and watch artists create their masterpieces in 20 minutes before you help decide the winner.

When: January 24, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Eden Seattle — 1950 1st Avenue, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; $20+; tickets are available online and in-person

Light in the Darkness Multi-Arts Evening

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What: Come support your neighbors by watching music, spoken word, painting, and visual arts come to life on a large stage. The event celebrates hope in the midst of darkness and aims to showcase the talent of our city.

When: January 24, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: South Park Hall — 1253 S Cloverdale Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

Drag Does Seth MacFarlane

Timbre Room

What: You’ve seen drag, but we bet you haven’t seen Drag Queens dressed as your favorite Family Guy characters. Come out and see Family Guy, American Dad!, The Cleveland Show, and other characters come to life.

When: January 24, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Timbre Room — 1809 Minor Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free

Brett Dennen


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What: Brett Dennen’s indie tunes make you want to set down a blanket and lie out in the sun. The laid-back tunes hit you with happiness while his vocals have singer-songwriter vibes.

When: January 24, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Neptune Theatre — 1303 Northeast 45th Street, Seattle
Admission: $23.50+; tickets are available online

Saturday, January 25

11th Annual Belgian Fest


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What: The popular beer festival will take place over two sessions, 1 pm to 4:30 pm, and 6:30 pm to 10 pm, highlighting over a hundred different Belgian-style beers, all brewed with Belgian yeast by local Washington breweries. Each ticket includes ten tasting tokens, which you can use to fill up your given souvenir tasting glass. We recommend filling it up with the festivals showcased brews of Tripels, Dubbels, Saisons, Wits, Abbeys, and Lambics.

When: January 25, 2020
Time: Session 1, 1 to 4:30 pm; Session 2, 6:30 to 10 pm
Where: Fisher Pavilion — 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; $40 online; $45 at the door

Magnolia Art Walk


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What: With only four dates this year, this walk is more than your typical art walk — it’s an art experience. Explore the beauty and artists that make Magnolia Village by taking part in Magnolia Art Experience’s first event of the year. Come out to Magnolia Village where you’ll receive a map of participating vendors and have the freedom to roam and catch some great art.

When: January 25, 2020
Time: 4 to 7 pm
Where: Magnolia Village, Seattle

Onesie Pub Crawl


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What: March around downtown with thousands of other onesie-clad bar crawlers on January 25. The event lasts fourteen hours, but you can join in anytime. Although the event costs $10, the first 500 to sign up will get in for free.

When: January 25, 2020
Time: Noon to 2 am
Where: Downtown Seattle
Admission: Free with the code SEATTLEFUNEVENTS; registration is available online

Horrible Art Gala 2020


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What: This year’s Horrible Art Gala celebrates all types of art and prompts the discussion of what it means for something to be “horrible.” The theme of the event is prom and will feature a silent auction to raise money for Seattle’s Education Scholarship Program, a fund that allows low-income families to utilize classes at community centers for a fraction of the cost.

When: January 25, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Lake City Community Center — 12531 28th Avenue NE, Seattle
Admission: By donation

Lunar New Year Celebration and Fair


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What: Spend the true Lunar New Year’s day at the Wing Luke Museum to learn all about the traditions and reasoning behind the celebrations. Watch a traditional dragon and lion dance, as well as learn about the Chinese Zodiacs and this year, the Year of the Rat.

When: January 25, 2020
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Wing Luke Museum — 719 South King Street, Seattle
Admission: Free

Sunday, January 26

$10 Regal Movie Tickets


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What: The perfect Sunday includes movies, and this is the perfect Sunday to do it! Buy your ticket online for $10 and make it out to the cinema.

When: January 26, 2020
Time: 11 am to 11 pm
Where: Regal Cinema locations across Seattle
Admission: $10; tickets are available online

Yoga With A View


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What: Take in the city views in this hour-long yoga class held at Hotel Sorrento. The yoga class is first-come-first-served and will definitely wake you up.

When: January 26, 2020
Time: 9 am
Where: Hotel Sorrento — 400 Madison Avenue, Seattle
Admission: Free

I Dig Dinos: Flight and Feathers


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What: Learn all about Paleontology this weekend at the Burke Museum. Enjoy dressing up as a pterosaur, making your own pterodactyl flyer, dig up fossils, and more.

When: January 26, 2020
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 4300 15th Avenue NE, Seattle
Admission: Ages 3 to 7; $14+; tickets are available online

Puppy Love 2020


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What: Treat your pampered pooch to a photoshoot of their own with Marika at Dirtie Dog Photography. For each $99 session, $50 will be donated to Old Dog Haven.

When: January 26, 2020
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Dirtie Dog Photography — North Seattle, Seattle
Admission: $99; bookings can be made online

Yes, Painting and Drawing on the Wall! 


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If you’ve got a kid with endless amounts of energy and nothing to do, bring them to the HECA Playlab, where they can draw and paint wherever they’d like — including the walls!

When: January 26, 2020
Time: 1 to 2 pm
Where: 7033 15th Avenue NW, Seattle
Admission: Ages 4 to 10; $20

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