6 Things To Do This February in Seattle

It’s the month for cultural festivities and love. Here’s our list of 6 things to do this February in Seattle.

Light Show in a Garden: February 1st - 3rd

Astra Lumina Step into the mesmerizing world of Astra Lumina! A captivating experience of luminous pathways, cosmic vistas, and celestial melodies at. The event takes place the Seattle Chinese Garden within South Seattle College in West Seattle. Delight in an hour-long exploration suitable for all ages, immersing yourself in the magical display of light and sound. This experience promises to engage as well as entrance visitors, creating lasting memories of a truly magical evening. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this enchanting spectacle at the heart of South Seattle College.

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Eagle Festival: February 2nd - 3rd

Eagle Festival

As winter arrives, so does the majestic return of the eagle to the Stillaguamish River. Arlington pays tribute to these seasonal residents with its annual Eagle Festival. Witness these beautiful birds return to feast on salmon in the river gravel, as well as their hunting of snow geese. Join the celebration of the returning winter eagles at the Eagle Festival in Arlington.  Festivities include guided tours, engaging speakers, enthralling demonstrations, live music, art exhibitions, photography displays, and even horse-drawn wagon rides.

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Boat Show: February 2nd - 10th

Seattle Boat Show

The Seattle Boat Show presents an impressive showcase of boats, yachts, and cutting-edge marine innovations. Delve into a world of nautical wonders as you explore the diverse range of vessels and engage with knowledgeable exhibitors. Take advantage of the complimentary one-hour seminars offered throughout the event. Whether you’re an experienced sailor, a curious observer, or simply drawn to the allure of the water, it doesn’t matter!  The Seattle Boat Show encourages you to immerse yourself in the boating lifestyle. All ages are invited to partake in the Seattle Boat Show’s festivities! 

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Valentine's Swing Dance: February 14th

Swing It Seattle

Join Swing It Seattle for a vibrant Valentine’s Day celebration featuring live swing music by the T.O.P. Jazz Band. There’s no dress code, so dress however you like to this age 21+ event at the Polish Cultural Center in Capitol Hill. The evening kicks off with check-in at 8:00pm, followed by two hours of live music and dancing from 8:15pm to 10:15pm. No partner is needed! Swing It Seattle offers ticketing options on a sliding scale basis. It’s to ensure accessibility while compensating musicians for their talent in addition to time. Purchase tickets online for this event, which is part of Swing It Wednesday, produced by the Polish Swing Dance Club and managed by Swing It Seattle.

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Creative Percussion Show: February 20th - 21st

STOMP

Experience the electrifying performance of STOMP at Tacoma Arts Live! It’s an explosive, inventive, and utterly unique show suitable for all ages. This international percussion sensation has earned rave reviews, gracing the stages of national television shows. With a talented eight-member troupe, STOMP defies convention by using everyday objects – from matchboxes to garbage cans. They create mesmerizing rhythms that fill the stage with energy. Don’t miss out on this pulse-pounding show that promises to leave you exhilarated. Witness the fascinating chaos of STOMP and discover why it’s a must-see event!

 Photo via: Tacoma Arts Live

Lunar New Year: February 24th

Lunar New Year

Check out the vibrant Lunar New Year Celebration in Chinatown, featuring a spectacular array of activities. From bewitching lion and dragon dances to mesmerizing martial arts demonstrations, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Engage your creative side with arts and crafts activities and tantalize your taste buds with a food walk with over 40 delectable options. The festivities take place around Hing Hay Park, located at 423 Maynard Ave. S in Seattle, offering a lively and culturally rich experience. Ring in the Lunar New Year with joy, coupled with excitement and an abundance of delicious flavors!

                Photo via: Seattle China Town