The best things to do in Seattle this weekend (January 6-8)

The best things to do in Seattle this weekend (January 6-8)

It’s the first weekend of the new year which means it’s the perfect time to get out there and get out of your comfort zone. This weekend you can enjoy dining events, free pinball, live shows and much more. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.

Courtney Storer at the Captain Whidbey Inn

Courtney will be at The Captain Whidbey Inn from January 5-8, serving a set menu nightly. Guests will be able to enjoy Italian home-cooked meals created with friends from Yeti, Gozney, Taylor Shellfish Farms and La Dive.

When: January 5-8
Where: Captain Whidbey Inn 2072 West Captain Whidbey Inn Road Coupeville, WA
Cost: $80 per dinner

NW Pinball Collective Play Free House Open House

When was the last time you had a chance to play pinball? If you don’t remember it, it might be time to try it again for some fun. The NW Pinball Collective is free and open to the public twice in January. You can check out their community and play some pinball for free!

When: January 7
Where: 1120 N 97th St
Cost: Free


Have you ever wanted to have a tarot reading performed right in front of you? Well, The Reader is just that, half tarot, half comedy. “The reader exists at the intersection of intuition and creativity.” The event describes itself as a divine comedy show and is a fun way to get to know yourself more fully.

When: Until January 7
Where: 2505 First Ave
Cost: $15-$22

Seattle Candlelight Concerts

Candlelight concerts have been held in over 100 cities worldwide with more than 3 million attendees. For the Seattle series, 10 different concerts are offered with a selection of dates available. Hear performances by your favorite artists like Radiohead, Taylor Swift and Coldplay.

When: Until February 14, 2023
Where: Participating countries
Cost: $30+

Check out a new restaurant

Several restaurants opened in Seattle this past fall and winter, and it’s certainly not too late to check them out. After all, eating somewhere different seems like the perfect introduction to trying new things in the new year.

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See what’s new on Netflix

A new month and a new year means new Netflix! If you’re looking to catch up on your New Year’s resolutions, streaming your favorite shows and movies is a great idea. Be sure to check out what’s coming up on the computer screen next to you.

Have a drink in the Fireside Room

The Fireside Room has everything you need this holiday season, cozy seating, dark ambiance, holiday decor and even a real crackling fireplace. This year, they’re also serving up some holiday-themed drinks, like Cardigans, with Finlandia vodka infused with butternut squash, and Back to December, with Apple Brandy.

Hours: Every day 15:00-12:00
Where: 900 Madison St

Artusi Pasta & Wine Night

Of course pasta is easy to make at home, but there’s nothing like having a really good bowl of pasta at a local restaurant. Artus has a pasta night every Sunday and Monday, where you can score two full-size pastas and a pre-selected bottle of Italian red or white wine for $45.

When: Sundays and Mondays
Where: 1535 14th Ave
Cost: $45

Choir Compline

The Compline Choir has been sung every Sunday since 1956 at St. Mark’s Cathedral on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. Open to all, evening choir is a great way to relax and unwind before another week begins. It’s also a great excuse to look inside one of the Hill’s most unique buildings.

When: Every Sunday
Where: 1245 10th Ave E
Cost: Free

Plan a winter date

As we look towards winter, it’s time to plan some seasonal dates. Whether you’re looking to get cozy or get all the party goodness, we’ve got you covered.

Have a great weekend!

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