The crazy snowstorms have subsided. Spring is just around the corner. And wild halibut is soon to be at the market. March in Seattle is a glorious thing, made even more so by awesome events and festivals.
Emerald City ComiCon | March 2 – 5
The largest comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest, Emerald City ComiCon is four days of epic fun. In its 15th year, this Seattle event promises to buzz with Cosplay enthusiasts, gamers, and comic book lovers. There will be one-on-one interviews and open Q&As with some of your favorite artists. Two entire floors of the Sheraton hotel will be once again dedicated to gaming space and an entire floor will be designed for children 12 and under.
Seattle Bike Show | March 4 – 5
Whether you like to cycle through the city or mash on a dirt road, the Seattle Bike Show is bringing the best of biking to the heart of Seattle. This two-day event features more than 125 exhibitors and an incredible line-up of speakers. You’ll have the chance to test bikes, see the latest models, and learn insider tips.
Bourbon & Bacon | March 11, 2017
Bourbon and bacon. Is there a better combination? After visiting Seattle’s Bourbon & Bacon Fest you probably won’t. This 21-and-over festival blends smoke and salt with hints of vanilla and caramel. The best spirits will be poured. Porky treats will be served. And, toasting will be highly encouraged.
St. Patrick’s Day Dash | March 12
March 12th, there’s a little Irish in us all at the St. Patrick’s Day Dash. Whether you run, walk, jog or crawl, bust out your best green outfit for this 5K race. Following the race, join your fellow leprechauns for the Post Dash Bash where there will be live music, a Costume Contest, and giveaways.
Seattle Sounder Home Opener | March 19
The Seattle Sounders are on a quest for their first MLS Cup. Following their first two regular-season games, they’ll take on New York Red Bulls at CenturyLink Field during their home opener. This matchup is an intriguing challenge for the Sounders, as they have yet to beat the Bulls in a regular season game.
Taste Washington | March 25 – 26
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Taste Washington festival is bringing together nearly 300 wineries and over 70 restaurants. This is your chance to sip and savor next to chefs, farmers, and winemakers. Seminars will explore the world of winemaking here in Washington. Tours of local farms will include tastings. And the VIP Red & White Party will feature exclusive wine pours.
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show | March 25
Get ready to put on your detective’s hat. The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show is an interactive four-course dinner. Throughout your meal, you’ll help solve a hilarious murder case. Everyone attending – even you – will be a suspect. But whether you’re guilty or not, you’ll get to indulge in local, seasonal fare.