November 15-18, 2019

Seattle International Auto Show
THU-SUN See and compare hundreds of new models including new electrics & hybrids, exotics and classic muscle cars. At Centurylink Field Events Center. Directions
(www.seattleautoshow.com)

Winter Beer Taste: Stranger Beers
SAT Local craft beers and ciders, pub snacks, homemade treats and an auction of unique beer paraphernalia. At the Phinney Center in Seattle. Map
(www.phinneycenter.org)

Puget Sound Artists Gift Show
SAT High-quality, artist-made items. Each purchase supports the local art community. At Artworks in Edmonds. Map

Leonid meteor shower peaks
SAT-SUN The annual Leonid meteor shower will be at it’s peak. Find a clear spot away from urban lights and look to the northern sky around the constellation Leo. Wikipedia

November 8-11, 2019

Veteran’s Day
MON Celebrated around the world as the end of WWI, and in the US in honor of veterans of all wars.

Auburn Veteran’s Day Parade
SAT One of the largest Veterans Day Parades west of the Mississippi with honor guards, veteran units and military fly-over starting at 9am in downtown Auburn. Map
(www.auburnwa.gov)

Farewell Glitter Sale at Seattle Goodwill
SAT-SUN Final charity celebration of all that is glitzy and glamorous! Shop the Seattle store for formal dresses, fancy gowns, cocktail dresses and designer wear, and choose from our amazing selection of accessories and fabulous jewelry. At the Seattle Goodwill Store. Map
(www.seattlegoodwill.org)

Northwest Chocolate Festival
SAT-SUN Chocolate Lovers Unite! The Top Show For Artisan Chocolate in North America today. At the Pier 91 Smith Cove Cruise Terminal Map
(www.nwchocolate.com)

Best of the Northwest Art & Fine Craft Show
FRI-SUN Annual Art & Fine Craft show featuring local artisans at Magnuson Park. Map
(www.nwartalliance.com)

Hmong New Year Celebration
SAT Live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace representing the people from the hilltops of China, Laos, and Thailand. At the Pacific Science Center. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Oddmall Winterfest
SAT-SUN Entertainment and shopping for curious things at the bazaar of the bizarre. At the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. Map
(oddmall.co)

North Pole at the Fair
SAT Opening weekend. Santa’s house with office, library full of children’s books, Mrs. Claus Candy Store, kids crafts, holiday movies and Santa photos through December at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup. Map
( www.northpoleatthefair.com)

National Parks Free Entrance Days
MON Free admission at Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park and all other National parks. In celebration of Veterans Day. Find a Park
(www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/fee-free-parks.htm)

State Parks Free Day
MON Saturday is a State Park “free day” and the Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park. In honor of Veterans Day. Find a Park
(www.parks.wa.gov)

Oct 31-Nov 3, 2019

Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treats
THU

Seattle Restaurant Week
THRU NOV 07 Participating local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for a bargain price, and many also offer two-course lunches as well. Map
(srw.seattletimes.com)

Mexican Dia de Muertos
SAT-SUN A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed featuring live performances, spectacular sand paintings, special hands-on activities, foods, face painting and exquisite rituals. Create sugar skulls and paper skeletons, explore community altars and march in a musical procession to remember the dead.
Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Kenmore Camera Digital Photo Expo
SAT-SUN Photography exhibit, seminars, manufacturers representatives. At the Lynnwood Convention Center. Map
(www.kenmorecamera.com)

Dia de los Muertos Festival
SAT-SUN Mexican holiday honoring loved ones who have died by bringing them to life with colorful traditions. At the Seattle Center. Map More Festal
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Fall Polish Bazaar
SAT-SUN Celebrating Polish cultural traditions with traditional food, crafts and more. At the Polish Cultural Center in Seattle. Map
(www.polishhome.org)

Daylight Savings Ends
SUN Set your clocks back one hour Saturday night

October 25-27, 2019

Seattle Restaurant Week
SUN-NOV 07 Participating local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for a bargain price, and many also offer two-course lunches as well. Map
(srw.seattletimes.com)

Woodland Park Zoo Pumpkin Bash and Trick-or-Treating
SAT-SUN Pumpkins for the animals, trick-or-treating, and more are in store for little goblins and ghosts. Map
(www.zoo.org)

The Museum of Fright!
SUN Treats, spooky aviation-themed ghost stories, kids crafts and games at the Museum of Flight. Map
(http://www.museumofflight.org)

Remodeled Home Tour
SAT-SUN Homeowners throughout the greater Seattle area are opening their doors to showcase their professionally remodeled homes, including whole-house remodels, master bedroom suites, kitchen transformations and more!
(remodeltour.com)

Kirkland Zombie Wine Walk
FRI A 21+ event of local wineries offered at downtown Kirkland businesses and commences at The Heathman Hotel, Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland. Map
(kirklandchamber.org)

October 18-20, 2019

Leavenworth Oktoberfest 3rd Weekend
FRI-SAT Free transportation in Leavenworth, live music, Bavarian food, arts and crafts, and activities for the whole family. Oktoberfest in Leavenworth is the next best thing to being in Munich!
Map
(www.leavenworthoktoberfest.com)

Bothell Underground Beer Festival
SAT beer from dozens of breweries with food for sale at Bothell Underground Beer Festival in the garage at Bothell City Hall. Map
(cm.bothellkenmorechamber.org)

TurkFest
SAT-SUN Celebration of Turkish culture with a variety of traditional and contemporary food, music, dance, art, and kids activities. At the Seattle Center Armory..
Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Bellevue Collection Festival of Lights
SAT Celebrate the Hindu holiday Diwali, also known as The Festival of Lights, with Indian dance performances (both Bollywood & traditional), henna artists, craft making, and Indian sweets at Bellevue Square. Map
(www.bellevuecollection.com)

Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival
THU-SUN Holiday shopping for decorations, gifts, arts & crafts plus Santa, entertainment and local chefs at the Tacoma Dome. Map
(www.holidaygiftshows.com)

Orionid meteor shower peaks
SAT-SUN The annual Orionid meteor shower will be at it’s weekend peak Wikipedia

October 11-13, 2019

MEHVA Fall Foliage Tour
SUN A scenic 4-hour trip through the Cascade foothills along the quiet back roads of east King County as the autumn leaves are turning color. Tour stops for photos and lunch. Buses depart at 11 a.m. from 2nd Ave. S. and S. Main St., across from the Seattle Fire Department Headquarters. Map
(www.mehva.org)

Burke Museum Grand Opening
SAT-SUN Dinosaurs, local culture and more. Grand opening festival with multicultural music and dance performances, family-friendly activities, and food trucks.. At the new UW Burke Museum. Map
(www.burkemuseum.org)

Pt. Defiance Zoo Boo
SAT-SUN The popular event features indoor and outdoor activities, camel rides, as well as treats, photos and more. Everyone in costume will receive a $2 discount off the general zoo admission rate. At Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Map
(www.pdza.org)

Seattle Fall Home Show
SAT-SUN The Seattle Home Show is the Northwest’s largest consumer home show with everything for the home – indoors and out – with hundreds of exhibits including builders, remodelers, the latest appliances and fixtures, seminars and wine tasting. At Centurylink Field Events Center. Map
(http://seattlehomeshow.com/)

Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival
FRI-SUN Crab, chowder cook-off, arts, crafts and more. In Port Angeles. Map
(www.crabfestival.org)

October 4-6, 2019

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
SAT-SUN Arts & crafts, food, entertainment, salmon exhibits and more in downtown Issaquah. Kids love watching the salmon jumping in the stream near the hatchery. Map
(www.salmondays.org)

Leavenworth Oktoberfest 1st Weekend
FRI-SAT Free transportation in Leavenworth, live music, German food, arts and crafts, and activities for the whole family. Oktoberfest in Leavenworth is the next best thing to being in Munich!
Map
(www.leavenworthoktoberfest.com)

Oktoberfest Northwest
FRI-SAT The Annual Oktoberfest Northwest will serve up beer, brats, & authentic entertainment. At the Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.oktoberfestnw.com)

Robothon
SAT Free events including Combat Robots, Robo-Magellan, Line Following, Maze, and Minisumo at Seattle Center. Map
(www.robothon.org)

OysterFest
SAT-SUN Seafood cook-off and Iron Chef competitions, entertainment, wine tasting, oyster-shucking competition and more at the Port of Shelton. Map
(www.oysterfest.org)

Trucktoberfest
SAT Local and regional breweries (paid admission) and 20+ Food trucks and booths (open to the public). At the South Lake Union Discovery Center. Map
(www.mobilefoodrodeo.com/)

Croatia Fest
SUN Continuous live music and dance performances, food demonstrations and vendors of Croatian merchandise.
At the Seattle Center Armory. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Kelsey Creek Farm Fair
SAT Entertainment, heritage demonstrations and activities, farm animals, tractor-pulled wagon rides, pony rides, food vendors, Kid’s Corral activities, pumpkin patch and decorating at Kelsey Creek Farm Park. Map
(www.myparksandrecreation.com)

FHCAM Monster Bash
SAT Get scary close to a collection of mythical and marvelous machines at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum’s fourth annual MONSTER BASH event! Map
(flyingheritage.com)