What to do in Seattle

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You will never ask yourself what to do in Seattle, filled with eclectic taste and style there is no other city that mixes such a wide variety of culture. From local musicians to those more nature-inclined, there is much to enjoy in this peaceful city by the water. Rich in recreation as it is entertainment, Seattle attracts travelers from around the world. Some of the most popular attractions include:

Northwest Folklife Festival

Held each Memorial Day weekend, this explosion of culture features thousands of performers representing over 100 different countries. With rich displays of traditional and ethnic dance, music and storytelling this festival is a perfect family affair. For festival attendees, the Hotel Nexus offers special rates and packages.

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Seattle International Film Festival/Cinema Seattle

SIFF provides Seattle audiences a chance to participate in the largest and most highly attended film festival in the country. Each year the festival attracts directors, actors and critics from all over the world to participate in special events, post-film Q&A sessions and provocative discussions.


Labor Day weekend, Bumbershoot (the word is derived from an old British word for ‘umbrella’) showcases the work of over 2,500 artists from regional favorites to international superstars. From poets to painters and musicians to actors, this festival is a four-day affair celebrating the best of the arts.

Seattle Home Show

One of the nation’s largest and oldest consumer home shows, the Seattle Home Show features an exciting display at the Qwest Field Exhibition Center. This unique “community” features five fully-furnished and landscaped model homes.

Sports and Recreation

From the Mariners to the Seahawks, Seattle can be considered a sports fanatic’s paradise. At Hotel Nexus, our sports packages are designed for the most enthusiastic of fans and we provide special rates with our accommodations.

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