These February fairs, festivals, parades, consumer shows, and expos in the greater Seattle metropolitan region have free or cheap admission ($15 or less), or discount tickets that bring the price down on more costly but popular events. *We always list ticket prices without fees.
Many of these January fairs and festivals have additional free activities, as well as those for a fee. There is often food for purchase. There may be other adult and kids’ activities such as tours, face painting, and amusement rides, plus vendors selling various arts, crafts, and other items.
Check the list below for January event details including ticket discounts, directions and parking, optional free or paid activities, and other information. Note: we update this information for the upcoming year about 30 days prior to the start of the month, or whenever the event operators make the information available on their website.
Discount tickets and information for February fairs and festivals
January 26 – Feb. 3, 2018 Seattle Boat Show at CenturyLink Field, with a free shuttle to boats in the water at Bell Harbor Marina & South Lake Union:
February 2-3, 2018. Arlington Stillaguamish Eagle Festival celebrates the winter return of eagles to the Stillaguamish River, where they feed on salmon that have come to spawn in the clean river gravel. The eagles also prey on the snow geese that are feeding in the agricultural fields in the floodplain. To celebrate these special winter residents, Arlington hosts the annual Eagle Festival. Free events include guided preserve tour, nature walk, rock & gem display, nature exhibits, crafts, and kids’ activities. Food vendors, bake sale, and soup sale. Free admission.
February 3-4, 2018. Antique & Collectible Show in Puyallup is the largest in the Puget Sound region, happens twice a year with 400 booths of vintage items. Unique finds include vintage clothing, estate jewelry, furniture, decorative items, pottery, costume jewelry, glass repair, clocks, watches, kitchenware, art deco, dolls, toys from the 1880s to 1970s, vintage tribal art, Parrish & Fox prints, rare books and much more. Tickets: Adult $7. Children 12 and under Free.
February 7-11, 2018. Northwest Flower & Garden Show, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle:
February 8-11, 2018. Seattle RV Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center:
February 11, 2018. Lunar New Year Celebration in Seattle’s Chinatown International District:
February 14 – 18, 2018. Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (SFIT) is an annual five-day festival of improvisational theater and comedy in Seattle. Groups from all over North America and all over the world descend upon the city to perform at two great venues. Tickets: $22/night, all-access festival pass $74 and SFIT T-shirt. Discounts: $18/night students/seniors/military.
Getaway: February 16 – 18, 2018. Spirit of the West Cowboy. Relive the sights and sounds of the old west where poets, musicians, and cowboys turn the streets of Historic Downtown Ellensburg into a living postcard. This festival offers a wide range of events that reflect a by gone era – Western Gear Fair, Art Show, Dance, Dutch Oven Cooking, Fiddle Contest, Cowboy Church, Workshops, Demonstrations, Ranch Roping, free entertainment, open mics, headliner Concerts, and Free kids activities – all fused into a great family-friendly community event. Concert tickets: $35/night or $90/3-nights.
February 17, 2018. FIUTS CulturalFest International Expo at the University of Washington HUB features activities, arts and crafts, games, and hands-on learning opportunities for everyone. International students and volunteers share insights into their cultures and countries. The International Expo is FREE and open to the public.
February 17 – 18, 2018. The Fly Fishing Show at Lynnwood Convention Center has seminars, celebrity speakers, fly-tying materials, rods and reels, casting demonstrations. Show Tickets: Adult One day $15, Two-day pass $25. Children under 12 $5, under 5 free. Discounts: Scouts under 16 in uniform FREE, Military with ID $10. Saturday evening Fly Fishing Film Festival Tickets: $10 advance, $15 cash only at the door.
February 17 – 18, 2018. Gold, Gem and Mineral Show at Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Presentations covering a variety of prospecting subjects. Prospecting Equipment Dealers. Gold, Rock and Gem Dealers. New Product Displays. Prospecting Equipment Exhibits. Prospecting Clubs.
February 17-25, 2018. Seattle Home Show at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle:
February 18, 2018. One Love Alternative Wedding Showcase at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Couples newly engaged and married can meet with the best local wedding industry professionals and lifestyle experts from LGBTQ owned and allied businesses. An inviting and lively event, the event provides couples with a friendly environment to learn about wedding services. Meet dozens of hand-selected experts by One Love, from planners to photographers, bakers, florists, jewelers, venues, and caterers. Expect drag queens, cocktails, delicious bites, upbeat music, giveaways, surprises, and inspiration. FREE ADMISSION with pre-registration on their website, or $15.00 at the door.
February 24, 2018. Washington Beer Open House throughout the state, hosted by The Washington Beer Commission. Visit 130+ of our state’s many innovative, esteemed, and friendly craft brewers. Participating brewers have tasty treats in store for you—ranging from rare barrel tastings and new seasonal releases to savory food pairings and other unique surprises. (No admission or other fees mentioned on their website. Tasting fees and food prices will vary at each site.)
February 24, 2018. Search for Meaning Festival at Seattle University is dedicated to topics surrounding the human quest for meaning, and the characteristics of an ethical and well-lived life, drawing over 50 nationally and internationally acclaimed authors and artists for an interactive, introspective experience. Tickets: $15.
February 24, 2018. Pacific Northwest Regional Yo-Yo Championships. The best Yo Yo players in the Pacific NW compete for the title of Regional Champion and a berth to the National Championships.
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