Local Happenings: Feb-Mar 2020

Alki Oyster Fest

February 16th

At the third annual Oyster Fest on Alki Beach, slurp fresh Hama Hama oysters alongside a glass of wine or craft beer from West Seattle Brewing Company, Alki Beach Pub, or Harry’s Beach House while listening to live music. Net proceeds benefit the Puget Sound Restoration Fund, whose mission is to “restore marine habitat, water quality, and native species in Puget Sound through tangible, on-the-ground projects.”


Seattle Cake Con

February 16th - 17th

The 2nd Annual Seattle Cake Con & Dessert Showcase provides a single space where industry professionals and Seattle’s finest dessert-makers show what they do best. Are you looking for a cake baker for your birthday cake, or a cookie company that can provide your business with personalized confections? Are you a home baker looking for tip, tricks, and tools from industry professionals?

 You’ll find it all at Seattle Cake Con. 


Seattle Home Show

February 15th - 23rd

The Seattle Home Show is the Northwest’s largest consumer home show with everything for the home – indoors and out – at two annual shows in downtown Seattle at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The Spring and Fall shows present hundreds of exhibits including builders, remodelers, the latest appliances and fixtures, decorating, landscaping…everything from floor to ceiling and beyond. Attendees also enjoy special features including seminars and wine tasting.


Brazilian Carnival & Mardi Gras

February 22nd

The 26th Annual Brazilian Carnival brings to you the rich diversity of Brazilian music and dance from north to south of Brazil. Powerful rhythms of traditional drumming with contemporary sounds of electric guitars, this annually sold-out event brings to you the authentic experience of a Brazilian carnaval in Seattle. Celebrate with Eduardo Mendonça, Show Brazil! band, & non-stop Carnaval music & dancing.


Northwest Flower and Garden Festival

February 26th - March 1st

Join us as we celebrate “Spring Fever” with over 30 display gardens, 100 free seminars and workshops, and thousands of treasures in the garden marketplace. The Northwest Flower & Garden Festival is the best annual event to gather ideas and inspiration for beautiful living spaces. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting to dig in the dirt, there’s something for everyone!


Climate Change Curiosity Expo

February 28th - March 1st

Curiosity Expo (CX) is a science-filled weekend at the Pacific Science Center, with hands-on activities led by local experts built around a single, inspiring theme.

For this installment of CX, investigate the impacts that climate change has on the earth. Recent wildfires, melting ice caps, extreme temperature fluctuation, and hurricane intensity have all been linked to climate change. Dive into this pressing topic through hands-on activities, lives science shows, and more. Stay tuned for additional updates!


Kirkland Shamrock Run

March 14th

The Kirkland Shamrock Run is a fun-filled road race celebrating Kirkland, healthy living, and of course St. Patrick’s Day! Come join multitudes of other Irish culture enthusiasts on March 14th, 2020 to run or walk through downtown Kirkland. Benefiting local non-profits, this event has become a tradition for many area residents. Be sure to join the post-race party at Wilde Rover for a pint! Take a look around and come join us on March 14th! 


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