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6 Awesome Events in Seattle in April 2024

Spring is officially in full bloom! And while flowers are popping up, so are the best Seattle events. 

This season always feels like a fresh start and can be the perfect time to embrace change and explore new activities, whether you’re a local loyalist like us, or visiting. Or even better, looking to make our hometown your next home, and want to get a feel of the area. 

To help you fill your calendar, we’ve done our homework and rounded up the best April events in Seattle. 

From unforgettable shows to lively street fairs, there are so many opportunities to make the most of your free time. Get started below.


Catch a Sounders Soccer Match

Soccer ball on field for Seattle Sounders April 2024 match

What: Seattle Sounders FC vs. CF Montréal

When: April 6th, 2024 7:30pm 

Where: Lumen Field 


If you’re a big fan of soccer, it’s the perfect time of year to root for our home team in the stands at Lumen Field. While there are multiple matches to choose from, we recommend heading out on April 6th to catch the Seattle Sounders FC face-off against CF Montréal. 

Since this will take place in early springtime, make sure to dress in cozy, casual layers like this versatile men’s hoodie or this soft women’s Sherpa jacket

Pick Your Seats.


See A Short Film

What: Shoreline Short Short Film Festival 

When: April 13, 2024 6:30 pm 

Where: Shoreline Community College Theatre


Do you love going to the movies? What about 12 of them at once? 

To support local filmmakers, and see pure creativity in action, head to the Shoreline Short Short Film Festival. You’ll get to watch top captivating films, ranging from 3 to 13 minutes long. The winner will receive a cash prize and take home the coveted, and hilarious, Sasquatch Award. 

Enjoy The Show. 


Laugh With Comedy Legends

What: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler: Restless Leg Tour

When: April 13, 2024 

Where: WAMU Theatre


Are you a huge fan of SNL or Mean Girls? Or Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in all capacities? Then you need to see this iconic comedy duo in action at the WAMU Theatre. Their show, the “Restless Leg Tour” has been getting rave reviews, so clear your plans to see this one. 

Bring your friends, family, or any loved one who loves a good laugh. 

Get Ready To Laugh. 


Try The Best Bites in Seattle  

What: Seattle Restaurant Week 

When: April 14th - 27th, 2024

Where: Multiple locations


Foodies, this is your moment. If you’ve had your eye on a few restaurants to try, now’s your opportunity to experience their menus at an accessible cost. As locals, our taste buds may be biased, but our neighborhoods are packed with exceptional, unique, and diverse food options. 

Seattle Restaurant Week is back, meaning it’s time to secure your next reservation. More than 400 bars, restaurants, pop-ups, food trucks, and cafes will be participating, featuring decadent menus ranging from $20 to $65. 

And if you prefer to enjoy your meal at home, some spots have takeout options too. 

Book Your Reservation. 


Head to a Street Fair 

What: Tulip Festival Street Fair

When: April 19, 2024 - April 21, 2024 (10 am - 5 pm)

Where: Downtown Mount Vernon


Tulips are synonymous with springtime. Rain or shine, stop by this beloved seasonal celebration, which welcomes more than 140 artisan vendors and food trucks. Aside from browsing handmade goods and trying local cuisines, you can also catch live music all weekend long.

If the weather conditions are cloudy, be sure to bring outerwear with a water-resistant finish, like this durable men’s softshell jacket or this packable women’s jacket

Meet The Vendors.


Celebrate Earth Day Early

Celebrating Earth Day 2024 in the mountains

What: Free Entrance Days 

When: April 20th, 2024

Where: National Parks (see options below!) 


If you’re ready to enjoy warmer temperatures and immerse yourself in nature, this is a great time of year to get started. On April 20th, 2024 all National Parks will waive their entry fees, and since Earth Day is just a few days later, this is a fantastic way to kick off your celebrations. 

Sticking to local destinations, we recommend lacing up your boots or sneakers and heading to Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park, or North Cascades National Park. 

To get your gear together, we recommend layering in eco-friendly breathable, agile outerwear layers so you can move with ease. Our top picks include this protective men’s jacket or this lightweight women’s hoodie.

Plan Your Outdoor Adventure.


More Ground To Cover In Seattle This April 

With so many events to choose from, we hope you’re feeling inspired and eager to get outside and immerse yourself in all Seattle has to offer this month. If you need gear to hop around town, we have all the outdoor apparel you need to stay warm, dry, and comfortable. Have a great April! And keep your fingers crossed that all April showers bring May flowers.

Topics: Seattle