Seattle Events Calendar

April 2015

The Seattle Events Calendar April offers our picks for fun events and things to do around the area.

If you haven't seen the Pompeii exhibit yet, here's your chance.

The annual Tulip Festival takes place this month and it's definitely worth the drive to see the tulip fields.

Ariana Grande comes to KeyArena and the Mariners baseball season games begin this month.

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Half Price Tickets for Seattle Events

  • Robin Hood - Seattle Children's Theatre
  • Tosca - Seattle Opera
  • Carousel - 5th Avenue Theatre
  • Wine Tastings and Tapas Cruise
  • Chocolate Indulgence Tour
  • America's Test Kitchen Live!
  • Third Coast Percussion
  • Lots more...

I recommend checking with Goldstar before you buy tickets to see if they are available for half-price. They offer tickets to theater, concerts, comedy, tours, Argosy cruises, sports, and lots more.

Save on Things To Do in Seattle

  • Space Needle
  • Pacific Science Center
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Experience Music Project
  • Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour
  • Woodland Park Zoo OR The Museum of Flight

I recommend the Seattle CityPASS  - it will save you 45% off these 6 attractions, plus you can skip the lines. You'll save money if you go to at least four.

Georgetown Second Saturday Art Attack

January 10 - December 12
6pm - 9pm
Just off I-5 along Airport Way South and S. Corson

This Georgetown Art Walk takes place on the second Saturday of each month and features a variety of visual, performing, and applied arts.

Twisted Flicks

Last weekend of the month at 8:00pm
Wing-It Productions
5510 University Way NE

Twisted Flicks is a combination of live improv and old "B" movies. A classic, cheesy "B" movie is shown on the full-size movie screen without its original soundtrack. The Flick team of professional improvisers sits in the front row and creates all new dialog and sound effects based on audience suggestions. Suitable for all ages.

POMPEII: The Exhibition

February 7 - May 25
Pacific Science Center
200 Second Ave N, Seattle Center

Experience Pompeii before and after the epic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius 2,000 years ago.

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Seattle Children's Theatre - Goodnight Moon

March 5 - April 19
Seattle Children's Theatre at Seattle Center
201 Thomas St.

Adapted from Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd. For ages 3 and up.

Check with Goldstar first for half price tickets!

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

April 1 - April 30
Mt. Vernon, 60 miles north of Seattle
List of Events

A yearly event welcoming the arrival of spring, the Tulip Festival offers activities for all ages including a 2-mile and 5-mile run, bike rides, arts and crafts, a battle of the bands, parade, basketball tournament, quilt show and walk, antiques safari, art fair, salmon barbecue, home tour, wine festival, Deception Pass boat tours, and lots, lots more. But even if all those activities weren't available, the drive is well worth it just to see the amazing fields of tulips! If you've never seen it, don't miss it this year!

Bunny Bounce and Easter Baskets for the Animals

Bunny Bounce at Woodland Park Zoo

Saturday, April 4
9:30am - 2:00pm
North Meadow
Woodland Park Zoo
N. 50th St. and Phinney Ave. N

Free with paid admission. Gorillas, elephants, bears, and more get their own Easter baskets lined with flowers, berries, and other treats. Activities include egg hunts for ages 1 to 8, bunny encounters, crafts, and zoo programs throughout the day. A free Bunny Bounce egg hung bag is provided for children.

Skagit Valley Tulip Run

Saturday, April 4
Race Start Time: 9:30am
Register online at
Skagit Regional Airport in Burlington

A very popular Seattle area race, the Tulip Run is a scenic 2 or 5 mile course that's flat and fast on gravel packed trails. Entry is free to ages 14 and under, and 70 and over.

Seattle Mariners Baseball Opening Game at Safeco Field

Seattle Fun - Mariners Baseball

Monday, Apr. 6, at 1:10pm - vs. Los Angeles Angels

Be a part of the excitement of the opening game of the 2015 season. You can purchase Mariners Tickets online or purchase them at the box office just before the game.

Plan to make a night of it? Find hotels near Safeco Field where you can walk to the game.

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Swan Lake - Pacific Northwest Ballet

April 10 - April 19
McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St, Seattle Center

Anacortes Spring Wine Festival

Saturday, April 11
12:00pm - 4:30pm
Port of Anacortes historic warehouse at 1st & Commercial, 85 miles north of Seattle

A Skagit Valley Tulip Festival event, featuring 30 wineries, 6 restaurants, and live music.

Ariana Grande

Tuesday, April 14
KeyArena, Seattle Center

Ariana Grande tickets

The Spring Fair in Puyallup

The Spring Fair in Puyallup

April 16 - April 19
Thursday, 2pm - 10pm - Free kids admission
Friday & Saturday, 10am - 10pm
Sunday, 10am - 8pm
Adults $10; Students (6-18) $8; Ages 5 & under free
Washington State Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave SW, Puyallup

Kidzone, science fair, Auto Alley, garden show, Motorsport Mayhem, Fiesta Mexicana, animal exhibits, fabulous food, and rides. Tickets for rides and games are $0.50 each, rides cost more than one ticket.

Earth Day 5K Run

Saturday, April 18
Myrtle Edwards Park

Celebrate Earth Day with Seattle Magazine in partnership with REI at Myrtle Edwards Park on Saturday, April 20. Head down to Seattle's iconic waterfront for a run that's good for you and good for the planet. Benefits Green Seattle Partnership.

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Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra - Wycliffe Gordon: Master of the Trombone

Saturday, Apr. 18 at 7:30pm, Benaroya Hall
Sunday, Apr. 19 at 2:00pm, Kirkland Performance Center

Tulip Pedal

Saturday, April 18
Registration from 7am to noon. Course open until 4pm.
$30; Day of: $35; Kids 14 and under free.
La Conner Middle School, 503 N. 6th, La Conner

For all ages and levels. Choose the 20, 40, or 60-mile routes, or ride all three!

Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival

April 24 - April 26
Seattle Center House, Fisher Pavilion

Taiko drums, ikebana flowers, Japanese food, tea ceremony demonstrations, artwork, hands-on activities, games, and more.

Broadway at the Paramount - The Phantom of the Opera

April 30 - May 10
Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St.

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