Mar 14, 2024 - Things to Do

Things to do in Seattle this weekend

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If you're ready to emerge from winter hibernation, here are a few ideas to get out of the house on what's expected to be a glorious sunny weekend.

🥁 Catch the 53rd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday as it marches from Fourth Avenue and Jefferson Street in downtown Seattle to Westlake Park. Free.

  • The Irish flag will be raised at the King County Administration Building at 12:20pm, followed by the official blowing of the whistle marking the start of the parade at 12:30pm.

☘️ The Irish Festival Seattle at Seattle Center's Armory Food & Event Hall will feature dance presentations, live music and storytelling as well as classes on a range of topics including poetry, tin whistles, Gaelic language and genealogy. Free.

  • Saturday 12–6pm, Sunday 10am–6pm.

🧘 Take a mini retreat at Olympic Sculpture Park on the first and third Saturday of every month where yoga, movement, art and performances are part of the Seattle Art Museum's Body & Mind wellness program.

  • Bring a mat and arrive early to get a spot for the 60-minute vinyasa flow yoga session at 9am Saturday. Program runs through 2pm. Free.

🪩 Disco attire is encouraged at Gimme Gimme Disco, a DJ-based dance party featuring the music of ABBA, the Bee Gees, Donna Summer and Cher at the Crocodile in Belltown. 10pm Saturday. Tickets are $17.

🐍 Got a snake fan in the family? Learn all about serpents and their important role in our ecosystem during a Snake Patrick's Day event led by a Washington State Parks interpreter at Lake Sammamish State Park.

  • Dress for the outdoors and meet at the Sunset Beach Building at 1pm Sunday. Free.
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