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Seattle Sights: Things to do in May

Things To Do in Seattle in May

seattle sightsApril Showers have given way to beautiful May flowers, and now is a great time to get out and enjoy the city!  Here are some of our favorite things to do this month:

Family Science Weekend
The Seattle Aquarium
May 28th- 30th

A fun weekend geared towards hands-on family exploration!  Look for plankton, learn about what’s going on at the aquarium, meet an octopus and more!  Family Science Weekend Activities are included with admission. GET THE WHOLE LINE-UP

Seattle Aquarium | 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle


seattle sightsThe Art of the Brick
The Pacific Science Center
May 28th - September 11th

You won’t believe your eyes at this exhibit, named by CNN as one of their top ten “Global Must-See Exhibitions.” Creations made completely from LEGOs by artist Nathan Sawaya are on display, including replications of masterpieces like Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, The David, and Van Gogh’s Starry Night.  This is the largest display of LEGO art anywhere ever! LEARN MORE

Pacific Science Center | 200 Second Avenue N, Seattle


seattle sightsDr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat
Seattle Children’s Theatre
Now through May 22nd

“It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how.”- Dr. Suess

A  classic for all ages!  You will delight as the whimsical and fun-loving Cat in the Hat takes you on an adventure “that is high, that is low, that is to, and that is fro!”   Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat is recommended for children 3+. TICKETS & INFO

Seattle Children's Theatre | 201 Thomas Street, Seattle


seattle sightsNorthwest Folklife Festival
Seattle Center
May 27th- May 30th

This incredible festival honors all of the cultures and traditions that make Seattle so rich with diversity.  The 2016 festival features “Living traditions: arts and cuture as a way of life.”  Visitors can celebrate through dance, music, arts, and the ever-popular Discovery Zone for kids.  2015’s festival featured over 850 performances, and this year is expected to hold even more! DETAILS & LINE-UP


seattle sightsSIFF- Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF Film Center, SIFF Cinema Uptown and SIFF Cinema Egyptian
May 19th- June 12th

The 42nd annual SIFF takes place this month- and it’s a chance to celebrate film, and see some of the most anticipated independent flicks of the year.  Seattleites love for the cinema is what makes SIFF the largest and most highly attended film festival in the US. BUY TICKETS, scroll through the film titles, and plan your complete trip.

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