What's Happening Waterfront Calendar

Find things to do along the waterfront and within walking distance.   Happening hours: 7am to 10pm | Fridays and Saturdays til 11pm.  

Happening On the Waterfront

Run your mouse over the tiles below to reveal what’s happening on Seattle’s waterfront.  We will point you to local calendars for special events, music, conferences, festivals, and communities. 

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Pier 62 Public Events
Pier 62 is part of the new Waterfront Park. It is destined to become a premier gathering spot for the community with events, classes, performances, and other fun activities happening daily. Free and open to all!
Pier 62 Calendar
Seattle Aquarium Events
Seattle Aquarium is abuzz with fun, social, and educational events for families, students, volunteers, members, donors, and local residents.
Seattle Aquarium Calendar
World Trade Center Events
The World Trade Center Seattle across from Pier 66 provides regular educational and networking events for the local business community with a stunning view of Elliott Bay.
World Trade Center Calendar
Cocktail Culture
When things get back to "normal", check out the lounge act at the Edgewater or at Elliott's during Happy Hour. Copperworks Distillery and Diane's Kitchen are always up for interesting, intimate events around food & drink. We will update this information as we journey back towards "normality".
Nautical Experiences & Events
Visit the waterfront and ride on a boat with friends, family, or colleagues. Now, that's an event! You have all sorts of vessels to meet your whim, from 70 foot sailing yachts to large ferries and everything in between.
Waterfront Boat Rides & Schedules
Seattle Historic Waterfront Association Events
SHWA organizes promotions ranging from the past FREE Waterfront Shuttle to the current 3 Hours FREE Parking program. We love Christmas, Mother's Day, July 4, school holidays, and all celebrations. We announce these through our website, social media channels, and local media partners.
See for yourself - FREE Parking
Port of Seattle Events
The Port of Seattle hosts many public and community events around the Puget Sound region and also virtually. See what's happening at the Port and get involved! It is also possible to host an event on Port of Seattle property.
Port of Seattle Calendar
Bell Harbor Conference Center Events
Public gatherings at the waterfront Bell Harbor Conference Center are promoted by the organizers and hosts themselves, so keep your eyes peeled. This is a great place for a special event. Recently renovated and stunning!
Conference Center Website
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Bell Harbor Marina Events
Bell Harbor Marina, a Port of Seattle property, hosts certain public events like the annual Wooden Boats Festival. Temporary moorage for private vessels available here, in the heart of the action next to delicious Anthony's.
Bell Harbor Marina Website
Olympic Sculpture Park Events
SAM's Olympic Sculpture Park is the scene of various community events and events for SAM members. This is a favorite walking spot for locals along the water. Inspiring!
SAM Calendar
Traffic & Construction Events
Seattle's waterfront is undergoing a transformation that should propel it into the category of other great port cities like Sydney and Singapore. The end of construction is in sight, but not over yet. The transformation is an engineering marvel. Learn more from our partners at the City of Seattle and WSDOT.
Waterfront Construction Calendar
Old Faithful Schedule
It may not seem like an event to locals, but if you are from Texas, Kansas, or Utah, then the close-up sight of a Washington State ferry pulling into Colman Dock could strike you as awesome, which it is:-) Ferries depart regularly throughout the day, like Old Faithful.
Washington State Ferry Schedule

Happening Around the Waterfront

The waterfront is surrounded by neighborhoods, stadiums, parks, transit points, and sights to see, from Pike Place Market to the WA State Convention Center, all within easy walking distance from the water.   Check them out below.  Do you know a great event, community, or calendar we should include here?  Please let us know.  Thank you! 

Pike Place Market Events Calendar

Pioneer Square Events Calendar

Lumen Field Events Calendar

Sounders Games and Events Calendar

Seahawks Games and Events Calendar

Mariners Games and Events Calendar

Belltown Events Calendar

Downtown Seattle Association Events Calendar

WA State Convention Center Calendar


Pike Place Market Events
The Pike Place Market hosts and organizes events year-round with a focus on local farmers, crafts, and specialty foods. On a sunny day, street performers set up shop and entertain with impromptu concerts.
Pike Place Market Calendar
Pioneer Square Events
It all started here for Seattle! The low-hanging brick buildings and underground tours will give you a real flavor of the Old West. Parks, restaurants, bars, and art galleries are peppered amongst offices for emerging tech companies. Check out the Art Walk here!
Pioneer Square Calendar
Lumen Field Events
Formerly called CenturyLink Field, Lumen Field includes not only the football stadium, but also an entire convention center! There is a lot happening here, so check out their calendar.
Lumen Field Conference Center Calendar
Sounders Events & Games
We love the Seattle Sounders! Games bring fans here from across the Puget Sound region, including people who come with the ferries from Bremerton and Bainbridge Island.
Sounders Game Schedule
Seahawks Events & Games
GO HAWKS! The Seattle Seahawks need no introduction in this town:-) There are lots of ways for kids and families to get involved. The Seahawks organize community outreach programs year-round.
Seahawks Game Schedule
Mariners Events & Games
Catch a Major League Baseball game at T-Mobile Park with the Seattle Mariners! Simple:-) The roof opens and closes to accommodate the weather.
Mariners Game Schedule
Belltown Events
The Belltown neighborhood offers visitors and locals a laid back walking experience with cafes, restaurants, and bars. MGM once had a full-blown studio here in Belltown. The Space Needle sits at the north end of Belltown.
More about Belltown
DSA Events
Downtown Seattle Association organizes public and members events year-round for those with business interests in the city. DSA ambassadors play a crucial role in making Seattle a welcoming city for tourists and visitors.
DSA Calendar
WA Convention Center Events
The WA State Convention Center hosts hundreds of events ranging from large exhibitions to smaller meetings. It takes 10-15 minutes to walk from the waterfront to here.
Seattle Convention Calendar

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Check out the new Des Moines marina and waterfront.  It’s quaint and charming.  The new, direct high-speed passenger ferry departs 4x daily from Bell Harbor Marina at Pier 66.  Only $10 each way.  You will love it!  Book your tickets here