8 things to do in Seattle today: Saturday, January 25

Jan 24 2020, 5:00 am

Happy Lunar New Year!

There’s more to today than just New Year’s celebrations. Check out these 8 things to do in Seattle today, 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

Poppy

 

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What: Poppy started her career by captivating audiences with her disturbing and bizarre YouTube videos. While most believe that Poppy is simply a character, she’s since expanded by focusing on music that and honestly, her tunes aren’t half bad.

When: January 25, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Neptune Theatre — 1303 NE 45th Street, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $21+; tickets are available online

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
Admission: 
Free

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

Thrice

 

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What: Thrice are back on tour to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Vheissu. The band currently has an impressive ten albums which aim to make an impact on the listener. Their music will both relax you and hype you up at the same time. It’s weird, but give it a listen and you’ll understand.

When: January 25, 2020
Time:
 7 pm
Where: Showbox SoDo — 1700 1st Avenue South, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $50+; tickets are 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

Baynk

 

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What: Baynk makes music that makes you want to close your eyes and move. His mellow layered electronic arrangements will help you find peace at the end of your crazy week.

When: January 25, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Neumos — 925 East Pike Street
Admission: All ages; $19+; tickets are available online