9 things to do in the Seattle area this weekend


Seattle Times Features Producer

Welcome to another rainy weekend! Whether you’re staying at home or going out, check out our roundup of the things to do in the coming days.

eats and drinks

  • Take cover from the rain and head to a new location this weekend: Here are eight bars and 15 restaurants that are now open in the Seattle area.
  • Portland’s vegan food scene is booming! If you are in our neighboring city in the south, you will find our travel writer’s opinion (and some recommendations!) Here.
  • Fancy something sticky and decadent? Make this recipe for Boba-inspired brownies.

Movies and television

  • Here’s a list of what’s new in streaming services like Video on Demand, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and more.


Art and community events

  • With all the humidity in the atmosphere, the mountains get their first big snowfalls and that just means: the ski season is closer than ever! Get ready to shred down the mountain at the Newport Ski Swap. Or, here is a list of other fun things to do in Seattle over the coming week.
  • Check out a pseudo-religion generated by artificial intelligence and machine learning in the new exhibit at the Museum of Museums in Seattle.
  • Resilience! An AAPI 24-Hour Game Festival is available for streaming this weekend. Seven new plays will be created by 40 actors in 24 hours, each focused on the resilience of the Asian-American and Pacific islanders.
  • If you’re brave enough to brave the rain, the Woodland Park Zoo’s WildLanterns are back for the season this weekend. That’s new and what’s different for this year’s show.