Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival

Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japan through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games. Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival features Taiko drumming, artisan demonstrations, and a theatrical stage production—Otokichi–about the first Japanese shipwreck survivors on US (Washington state) soil. Come and experience Japanese culture through various [...]

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Arcade Lights at Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market celebrates artisan food, craft beer and wine with an after-hours event in their historic arcade. Get ready for a highly anticipated evening of handcrafted savory and sweet bites, beer and wine as well as non-alcoholic drinks in Pike Place Market’s historic arcade. Arcade Lights brings together more than 60 local artisan food [...]

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Earth Day 2014 in Downtown Seattle

April 22, 2014 – a big day in Downtown Seattle for two very big reasons.  First – ballots are due for King County Prop. 1…remember to vote “YES!”  And, secondly, it’s Earth Day. There are a number of things to do and a myriad of ways to celebrate in Downtown. Here are a few of [...]

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Downtown Lowdown – Week of April 21-27

Downtown Lowdown – your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week. If it’s happening…and it’s “happening”…you’ll find it here. Monday, April 21 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Director Braden Abraham takes on the modern American classic Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee at Seattle [...]

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The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) plans to replace all its parking pay stations in the next couple years and they are looking for public input. SDOT is doing a one-month on-street trial of seven different models of parking pay stations from February 14 to March 14 along Fourth Avenue between Stewart and Bell Street. [...]

Please encourage all agencies involved in this project to plan for a future extension through Belltown to Seattle Centre. This is a no-brainer. There are so many things up in Belltown and Lower Queen Anne people want to go to, like the Sculpture Park, Seattle Centre, and Space Needle. Plus, Belltown is now the most densely-populated neighbourhood in Seattle.