Cultural Activities in Seattle

Cultural Activities Available in Seattle

Teatro ZinZanni


Several of Seattle's theaters have earned standing ovations that left audiences craving more, needless to say Seattle’s theater scene is second to none. One can catch a movie premier or classic remake at Book It, ACT, or the Seattle Repertory Theatre. At 5th Avenue or Paramount one can be hypnotized by a blockbuster Broadway show. Or if magic and cirque is more your speed, one can not miss out on the truly unique Teatro ZinZanni Experience. Teatro ZinZanni has performed cirque and served cuisine within its stunning antique cabaret tent since 1998.

Pacific Northwest Ballet


Seattle is home to several major dance companies like the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Established in 1972, the Pacific Northwest Ballet is presently under leadership of Peter Boal, a former dancer with twenty two years of experience from the New York City Ballet. The moves this company comes up with will captivate your soul. Other top international dance companies can be found performing at The Paramount theater, UW World Series, or at On the Boards. While up and coming artists can be viewed at the Cornish College of Arts. If you like participating in dance more than watching dance then one must check out the Century Ballroom. Its glossy wood floors and gorgeously draped balconies truly set the mood before a salsa or swing dance class.

The Triple Door


Seattle is truly a mecca of live music as it is home to several live venues. Neumos is located on Capitol Hill and hosts a carefully curated musical calendar. Its showroom features not one but three fully stocked bars, a balcony overlooking the stage, and a second floor mezzanine. The Triple Door combines world class music with award worthy food from Wild Ginger. National acts have graced the Triple Door Stage earning its title as one of Seattle’s top destinations for live music and awesome happy hours.

The Showbox Seattle

The Crocodile was named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the top clubs within America and no one has yet to speak against this. The venues beloved past stories top that of any other rock and roll venue. The Showbox has two locations in Seattle, one in the Pike Place Market and the other in SoDo. Established in 1939, The Showbox is a breathtaking art-deco beauty that has been serving up ear pleasing music since the age of Jazz. Prince, The Roots, and Macklemore have all performed on The Showbox stage. While Benaroya Hall is home to the international Seattle Symphony. This acoustically superb hall is one of the finest concert halls in the world.

Tractor Tavern

Tractor Tavern is a twenty year old ballard that serves some of the best drinks, dancing, and music found in Seattle. One can find old timey, bluesy, rockabilly, alt-country live performances at the Tractor Tavern venue weekly. One of the only all ages venues in Seattle is the Vera Project. This volunteer run venue hosts beautiful cathedral ceilings and plays local up and coming musicians as well as nationally touring acts.

The Royal Room

The Royal Room is located in Seattle’s Columbia City neighbourhood and hosts live music every single night of the week. The Royal Room also welcomes patrons of all ages, backgrounds, and tastes. Lastly, Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley musical venue has been family owned and operated since 1979. This all age jazz club is known for its legendary live music and delicious cuisine.

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The Seattle Art Museum

Art History

Seattle is full of excellent art museums that bring you exhibits of every kind. The Seattle Art Museum is just a short walk from Pike Place Market and hosts inviting light flooded galleries filled with temporary installations, global art collections, and special exhibitions. The museum's highlight is its Native American gallery featuring several Northwest Coastal art pieces. The Frye Art Museum is calls First Hill its home and also allows free admission. The museum itself hosts a large founding collection as well as constantly changing exhibits. The Frye Art Museum has earned the title of most popular contemporary art museum in Seattle.

The Henry Art Gallery

The Olympic Sculpture Park is a sight to see. The park holds a wide variety of artistic sculptures as well as incredible views of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound. Admission here is always free. The Henry Art Gallery is the last on Seattle’s cultural activities list but it is certainly not least. The contemporary art and ideas museum is known best for taking risks and allowing room for uncertain outcomes. Henry commonly allows provocative exhibitions within in its halls from multi-national clients as well as fresh new novices. It is worth a visit the next time you are in Seattle.