#GigWeekend Events (Apr. 14-16, 2023)
Doesn't it feel like the ⏰ moves slower during the week? But don't worry, we're inching closer to another #GigWeekend! And we have some ideas for you to make the most of it.
Take a Gig over to one of these recommended events in Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area. Tag us on social with #GigWeekend!
🎡 The Spring Fair
Come out for Washington's biggest celebration of Spring! On the grounds of the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, there will be tasty fair treats, exciting rides, adorable animals like the racing pigs, and great entertainment like Nitro Circus, the Chainsaw Carving Invitational, and more.
Thursday, April 13 through Sunday, April 23, times vary
Washington State Fair, 110 9th Ave. SW, Puyallup
🩰 PNW Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream
George Balanchine's witty adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream will sweep you away to an enchanted realm full of drama, romance, and comedy. Throw in Felix Medelssohn's score, lavish sets, and fascinating costumes, it's easy to see why this production has delighted fans in the PNW for years.
Friday, April 14 through Sunday, April 23, times vary
Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer Street, Seattle
The famous Vermont-based jam band, consisting of quartet Trey Anastasio (vocals, guitar), John Fishman (drums), Mike Gordon (bass), and Page McConnell (keyboard), will be grooving for two nights at Climate Pledge Arena to the delight of fans.
Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. (both nights)
Climate Pledge Arena, 334 1st Avenue N, Seattle
🎨 34th Annual Best of the Northwest Spring Show
This two-day show showcases the works from some of the best artists in Seattle. You can meet over 100 artists, as you look for the the perfect pieces for your home or a special gift for a loved one. You'll also be able to watch demos, create your own art, and grab a snack at one of six food trucks on site.
Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 6310 NE 74th Street, Seattle
SF Bay Area
🎭 Come from Away
This musical is a remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. This breathtaking production is written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and directed by Tony® winner Christopher Ashley.
Tuesday, April 11 through Sunday, April 23, times vary
Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor Street, San Francisco
Closest SF parking lot with Gig spots: 50 Cosmo Place (0.5 mile away)
Multi-platinum and Grammy-Award winning rock band Muse bring their Will of the People World Tour to Oakland for one night only. Widely regarded as one of the best live bands in the world, Muse consistently delivers rousing shows for all their fans.
Friday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Oakland Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland
🎨 2023 Youth Creative Expo
This free public event will feature art installations, music, performances, artwork and wares for sale, as well as games, attractions, food, and activities for all ages. The festivities shines a light on OUSD arts programs, teachers, students and more.
Saturday, April 15 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Old Oakland, 491 9th St., Oakland
🌸 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
This is the largest Cherry Blossom Festival on the West Coast, and one of California's most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 220,000 people attend this stunning, vibrant display of Japanese American culture. The parade will take place on Sunday, 4/16 between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (both days)
Japantown, Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets, San Francisco
Closest SF parking lot with Gig spots: 50 Cosmo Place (1.0 mile away)
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