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This association of independently owned, inspected, and professionally operated inns looks forward to helping you make the most of your stay in Seattle, whether you are here for a day, a week, or a month. We are located in neighborhoods close to downtown Seattle, the Pike Place Market, and other attractions. All of our B&Bs offer personalized service, breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi, and onsite or nearby free street parking. Many of our member inns have been featured in publications, such as Conde Nast traveler, USA Today, Cooking Light, National Geographic Traveler, Forbes.com, and other prestigious guidebooks. For reservations and personal assistance for specific information, see “Inns” page or contact the inn of your choice directly. Please check our online availability or call 206-547-1020 for general information.
April 1 – 10 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Filed upon field of colorful tulips along with breathtaking display gardens at Roozengaarde located in Mount Vernon April 21 – Free Entrance to National Parks April 28 Bacon and Beer Classic – Munch on salty, crunchy pork from over 30 local chefs and sip over 100 crisp brews and ciders from regional breweries. Plus participate in a blind beer taste test, a bacon eating contest, and activities like giant Jenga and pretzel necklace-making Opening in April: Universe of Superheroes MoPOP’s latest geek culture blockbuster will exhibit art, props, costumes, and props from Marvel comics and film universe, including hallmarks like Captain America, The Avengers, Jessica Jones, and more. Investigate immersive exhibits, learn the history of the company, and meet all your favorite heroes in their various generational versions.
May 17 – June 10 Seattle International Film Festival 2018 The 44th annual Seattle International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the US, with 400 films (spread over 25 days) watched by around 150,000 people. It’s impressively grand, and is one of the most exciting and widely attended arts events Seattle has to offer. May 25 – 28 – Northwest Folklife Festival This is the largest folk festival in the country… drawing thousands of people from all over the world, to come and enjoy a multitude of ethnic traditions showcased here, including food… dance… arts and crafts. Watch hundreds of cultural acts on 18 stages set up around the 74-acre campus at Seattle Center. Bring the kids… find a spot on the spacious lawns… and enjoy the sights and music on a beautiful Seattle spring weekend.
June 1 – 10 Seattle International Film Festival 2018 The 44th annual Seattle International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the US, with 400 films (spread over 25 days) watched by around 150,000 people. It’s impressively grand, and is one of the most exciting and widely attended arts events Seattle has to offer. June 1 – August 2 Seafair Every year, this iconic summer festival that started in 1950 puts on dozens of events throughout Seattle, starting with a kickoff ceremony featuring hydroplanes and a knighting ceremony, and continuing for 10 weeks with events including multiple parades, cultural celebrations, and Fourth of July fireworks. Other highlights include Fleet Week, during which naval ships are docked in Elliott Bay for tours; Seafair Pow Wow Days, which showcase traditional Native American cultures; the Seafair Pirates’ Landing, in which “pirates” come ashore to snarl in a friendly fashion at the kids; Seafair Derby Day, when 100 milk carton boats of all shapes, colors, and sizes race around Green Lake; the nighttime Seafair Torchlight Parade; and the culminating Seafair Weekend, featuring a Boeing air show, a hydroplane race, wakeboarding, and live entertainment. June 9-10 Rock and Roll Half Marathon Support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by running a 5K or half marathon, complete with live bands, DJs, drum lines, and other musical entertainment/distraction along the way. June 16 – 17 Fremont Solstice Fair Let that free spirit fill you with whatever Fremont people are into at the annual Fremont Solstice Fair, a massive outdoor urban festival filled fit to bust with hippies, families, foodies, and artists. It’s primarily for the parade featuring elaborately painted (and sometimes just wild ‘n’ free) nude bicyclists—but also offering tons of food, crafts, activities, performances, great people-watching, and a beer garden.