Must-See Seattle Festivals in March

February 2nd, 2017 by

festivalHooray, spring is almost here! And there’s no better way to celebrate than by going to one of Seattle’s most popular springtime festivals. From art walks to culinary extravaganzas to St. Patty’s Day festivals and everything in between, Seattle is home to a variety of fun and entertaining March fests. Having trouble deciding which one to attend? Below we’ve highlighted some of our favorite Seattle spring festivals. Read on to discover which one is perfect for you.

Bourbon and Bacon Fest, March 11

This is the perfect festival to sip top-quality bourbon and taste some unique bacon treats. Located in the Seattle Design Center, the Bourbon & Bacon Fest is back and better than ever. Dubbed one of Seattle’s favorite tasting events, it’s here you can try different bourbon recipes from distilleries from all over the United States. You can also sample delicious porky treats from some of Seattle’s and Washington’s best restaurants. Whether you opt for general admission or VIP tickets, the Bourbon and Bacon fest is one March event that you won’t want to miss.

Irish Festival, March 11 – 12

If you’re Irish or simply looking to celebrate with the best of them, then look no further. Presented by Seattle Center Festival, Irish Week is the best way to explore and experience Irish heritage in Washington. Featuring live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, food, games, and much more, this festival definitely won’t disappoint. You can even trace back your roots in genealogy workshops, learn the Irish language, and meet some iconic Irish celebrities. So wear your green, grab some shamrocks, and get ready to dance the weekend away at Irish Festival!

Taste Washington – March 25

This March festival celebrates the very best of Washington. This two-day celebration is home to more than 235 state wineries and 65 award-winning restaurants, all gathered together to excite your taste buds. Here you can watch famous chefs flaunt their skills, slurp on fresh seafood, and sip some of the state’s best wine. This jam-packed two-day festival is perfect for wine and food lovers. While general admittance tickets are available to the public, the Grand Tasting VIP ticket holders get early access on both Saturday and Sunday, and we definitely recommend splurging for it.

Best of the Northwest – March 25 – 26

Are you an art lover? Or maybe just wanting to get inspired? The Best of the Northwest is one of the premier art shows in Washington. Held in Hangar 30 at Seattle’s Magnuson Park, this 29th annual art show features more than 100 of the area’s most talented artists and artisans. On top of the exquisite art, expect to enjoy food trucks serving up unique and mouth-watering food. Those young Van Goghs can participate in hands-on art activities. It’s no wonder the Best of the Northwest is the area’s premier spring art event.

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