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Seattle Valentine’s Day Guide

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in the Emerald City? We’ve got your covered with romantic events and experiences for a memorable holiday with your loved one.

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January 11, 2016 by
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Head to Seattle for a standup comedy competition.

Seattle International Comedy Competition

For a knee-slapping good time in Seattle, you may want to visit in November to attend the Seattle International Comedy Competition.

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October 26, 2015 by
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Seeing the Emerald City from Above on a Seaplane Flight Over Seattle

I’ve wanted to take a seaplane tour of Seattle ever since I moved here a year ago. The seaplanes buzzing around the Seattle skies are a common site. I wanted to see my city in a new way, so I signed up for a seaplane flight over Seattle from Lake Union.

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October 5, 2015 by
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Tillicum Village on Blake Island

A totem pole in the back garden

Tillicum means “friendly” in the Chinook tribal language, and this half-day tour really is friendly. There’s a 45-minute cruise filled with storytelling and local history lessons, an excellent meal and a spectacle of a show highlighting native tribal dancing and masks.

I’ve lived in Seattle for 20 years and I’d never done the Tillicum Village Cultural Experience. I rounded up a local friend who had also never been and headed to Pier 55 on the Seattle waterfront. Tours leave twice daily, at 11:30 a.m. (our sailing) and 4:30 p.m. We boarded right on time and took seats at the rail on the upper bow. But shortly after we left the dock, we moved inside; the sound was better and we wanted to hear our guide, Haida, talk about the history of the region.

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September 28, 2015 by
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Northwest Chocolate Festival

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Have a sweet tooth? Love festivals? Simply looking for something fun to do? We’ve got your answer.

The Northwest Chocolate Festival annually celebrates one of life’s greatest pleasures: chocolate! Each October, Bell Harbor Pier comes alive with cacao-laced events. Sample the creations of over 80 of the world’s best chocolatiers, watch bean-to-bar demonstrations, take a pastry class, develop your palate and learn how to distinguish chocolate from different regions, taste fresh-picked cacao, educate yourself on chocolate for health, explore the art of bean crushing and much more. Picture loads of samples, 70-plus workshops and more than a dozen hands-on classes. It’s truly a memorable Seattle experience.

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September 14, 2015 by
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40 Must-Have Romantic Seattle Experiences

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Looking for an atmospheric getaway with your sweetheart? We’ve got you covered with 40 must-have romantic Seattle experiences.

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August 10, 2015 by
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