Welcome to the Emerald City, where January brings a unique blend of crisp winter air and the vibrant spirit of Seattle. As the cityscape glistens with a touch of frost, there’s no shortage of exciting activities to embrace the new year. Whether you’re a local seeking fresh adventures or a visitor eager to explore, join us on a journey through the enchanting and lively experiences that Seattle has in store for you this January. From scenic wonders to cultural delights, let’s dive into a month of fun-filled activities that promise to make your winter days in Seattle truly unforgettable.
Catch a Hockey Game
Experience thrilling matchups as the Seattle Kraken hit the ice for electrifying home games at Climate Pledge Arena on January 21, 24, 26, and 28.
Puyallup Flat Track
Puyallup Flat Track features motorcycles and quads racing on an indoor track at Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave. SW in Puyallup. Children age 6 and younger are free.
Masquerade XIV: Past Lives, Future Selves
The best variety dance imaginable: a 4-hour evening featuring the award-winning Joy Street Orchestra, with chanteuse Dina Blade, songbird Lucia Neare, and Rockin’ Rafe Wadleigh — plus a surprise opening act. Expect Swing, R & B, Latin, West Coast Swing, Waltzes, 50s Rock ’n’ Roll, Foxtrots, Quicksteps, Blues and more.
51st Annual Community Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. 🌟 Embrace the spirit of unity and equality as we come together to commemorate his enduring impact.
Date: January 12, 2024
Venue: Brockey Center, South Seattle College
Set off on a 2-hour cruise through Elliott Bay, Ballard Locks, and Lake Union. Experience a boat elevator as your vessel raises or lowers based on the ever-changing tide. Enjoy full narration and a family-friendly atmosphere.
Underground Walking Tour
Explore Seattle from a different angle and go below Pioneer Square. Take a walk through three underground passageways originally constructed in the 1890’s and learn about Seattle’s forgotten history.
Olympic National Park Small-Group Tour
Explore the rugged and beautiful World Heritage Site, Olympic National Park, with your small group in a comfortable van, an award-winning local guide, a beautiful lunch, snacks, and drinks.
Columbia Center Sky View Observatory
Visit the Sky View Observatory and ascend to the 73rd floor of Columbia Center to gain a whole new perspective on the iconic Seattle skyline, including stunning views of the Space Needle.