Welcome to the Weekend Report - where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend, the things you definitely don't want to miss. Why should we have all the fun at these events? Most of the things we are previewing here, we will be at - so if you see us say hi! We're guaranteed to miss some, so definitely email us firstname.lastname@example.org if there is something wonderful we need to know about!
Friday, February 7
Frozen the Musical. All you have to do is read the title and "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" or "Let it Go" simultaneously starts playing in your head, right? Well you can sing along to your favorite tunes from this Disney movie at the Paramount Theatre right here in Seattle. The show has a series of performances throughout the weekend, more info below.
Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM, and Sunday at 1 PM & 6:30 PM
The Paramount Theatre
911 Pine Street S
Seattle, WA 98101
Phora. Marco Anthony Archer is a rapper out of Anaheim, CA and will be performing his sold out show at Capitol Hill's Neumos. If you're already having major FOMO, don't fret, Stubhub has people reselling their tickets here.
925 East Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122
Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival. For two days (Friday and Saturday), you can indulge yourself in the tasting of eighty different wines, dozens of chocolate samples, live music, shopping, and more!
Friday from 4 PM – 10 PM and Saturday from 2 PM – 10 PM
Enumclaw Expo Center
45224 284th Ave SE
Saturday, February 8
Re-opening of Seattle Asian Art Museum. Marking the end to a two-year renovation of the SAAM, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8 AM prior to the re-opening. Tickets are free but with RSVP only.
Saturday and Sunday from 9 AM – 9 PM
Asian Art Museum
1400 E Prospect St
Lantern Festival. If you were already in need of a trip to the mall, stop by Southcenter this Saturday in front of Macy's to enjoy live music and dance performances, along with Kung Fu demonstrations and calligraphy.
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
2800 Southcenter Mall
Seattle, WA 98188
Lunar New Year Celebration. For all of my fellow rats out there (now, not the snitch kind), 2020 is our year to shine! To celebrate, you can join in on all the fun at Hing Hay Park where local businesses and organizations will gather to host a $3 food walk, traditional Japanese Taiko Drumming, dragon and lion dance performances, martial arts, crafts for family and friends, and much more.
8 AM – 1 PM
Hing Hay Park
423 Maynard Ave S, Seattle, WA
Asia Pacific Cultural Center's Lunar New Year Celebration. Continuing on the Lunar New Year celebrations, the APCC will be at the Tacoma Dome featuring live entertainment that will represent dances from multiple Asian cultures and over ninety booths for food, drinks, shops, games, and arts and crafts.
11 AM – 6 PM
2727 E D St
Sunday, February 9
Chocofest. Apparently, it is a chocolate lovers dream this weekend as the Chocofest will be taking over Pike Place Brewing company with tons of local restaurants, chocolatiers, cider makers, craft wineries, and distilleries. Purchasing a ticket for this festival includes admission, food, a Chocofest glass, 10 drink tickets, and live music.
6 PM – 9 PM
The Pike Brewing Company
1415 1st Ave
Food Truck Round-Up. If you haven't yet, make sure to stop by the Fremont Sunday Market to grab some eats from the food trucks that pop-up every second Sunday of the month!
10 AM – 4 PM
Fremont Sunday Street Market
3401 Evanston Ave N
Oscars. Looking for a viewing party to attend? Check out this article of what places are hosting viewing parties locally. But hey, if Sunday hits and you're either all burnt out from the weekend, or too busy embracing your laziness, relax, sit back, and enjoy the 92nd Academy Awards in the comfort of your own home.