Seattle Events – a Taste of the Unusual

Seattle Events – a Taste of the Unusual

Seattle is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States and offers mild weather all year long. There is a bit more precipitation in this city in the Pacific Northwest and many of the annual events take place indoors or in areas that provide a covering, just in case. Some of the events that you can expect to enjoy when you visit Seattle, Washington include the following:

Pike Place Market Food Tours

If you are looking for some of the best food tours in the country, you can find them at Pikes Place Market, which is pretty much the food capital of Seattle. One of the best food tours that you can take is the Savor Seattle Food Tour that takes place during the first week of February each year. If you like sampling different types of food, you will enjoy this Seattle Food Tour.

Irish Week Festival

During the weekend that precedes St. Patrick’s Day at the Seattle House Center, you can enjoy the Irish Week Festival. This includes not only foods and drink native to Ireland, but also traditional Irish Dance. This is a different way to spend St. Patrick’s Day weekend and you can have a lot of fun at this unique festival.

Olympic Music Festival

Each June, the Olympic Music Festival begins at the farm on the Olympic Peninsula. The Olympic Music Festival features classical music from some of your favorite composers. The Olympic Music Festival is something that has been going on in Seattle for the past 25 years and offers a tranquil festival of classical music.

Bastille Day Celebration

Bastille Day honors the gift of the Statue of Liberty which was presented to France in 1886 as a gift of friendship and to honor over 100 years of independence. Bastille Day honors our French friends with music and food and is held on July 13th of every year at Center House in Seattle. Bastille day celebrates the democratic origins of France. This is one of the most celebrated events in Seattle.

Cambodian Cultural Heritage Celebration

The second Tuesday of August is reserved for the Cambodian Culture Heritage Celebration. Seattle is a multi cultural hubbub and the Cambodian Culture celebration is just one of many cultures celebrated throughout the year at the Center House. You can experience dance, art, music and food of Cambodian culture. There are many people from Cambodia living in the Seattle area and this annual event gives you an insight into their culture.

Labor Day Celebration Fest

Seattle has a large Labor Day festival at the Pike Place Market. If you are looking for a traditional festival with all of the trimmings, you will find it at the Labor Day Celebration Fest at Pike Place. This includes craft booths, games, entertainment and food. If you find yourself in Seattle during Labor Day weekend, head over to Pike Place Market to join in the festivities.

Seattle is a cultural city with a mild climate all year long. You can find many annual events that take place throughout the city to enjoy. When you visit Seattle, you will find culture, beauty and music just about every where you go. Center House, Pike Place Market and Olympic Peninsula are just some of the places that you will want to visit to catch up on annual events in Seattle. So do drop by!

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