City Arts Events

Producing events is an essential part of our mission to support Seattle artists and audiences. We relish bringing our content to live and meeting our readers in person, not to mention commissioning artists and celebrating our community.

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City Arts Presents High Tide on the Waterfront

Saturday, Aug. 18 – Sunday Aug. 19

City Arts presents High Tide on the Waterfront, two days of live music, DJs, dance, performance art, and more at Waterfront Park. Come ready to party and enjoy the summer City Arts-style.











Thursday, Aug. 2

Join us after First Thursday’s art walk and opening night of Seattle Art Fair for the summer’s biggest art party. We’re taking over two spaces at 1st Avenue and Main Street to bring you a night of great music, interactive art installations and a few surprises.

More Events

Shenandoah Davis + Tomten

Band Crush

Fall 2018 Edition – Saturday, Nov. 24

Band Crush is an open-studio concert series that celebrates the ties between Northwest musicians. Each Band Crush performance unites City Arts’ favorite musicians for one night, resulting in a must-see experience.

Check out coverage of past Band Crush events:

December 2016 – Industrial Revelation + The True Loves
October 2017 – Will Jordan + Andrew Joslyn
December 2017 – Cataldo + Ruler
February 2018 – Prom Queen + the Black Tones

Band Crush is presented by Elysian Brewing.


2018 Art Walk Awards

Art Walk Awards

Fall Art Walk Awards – Oct. 4

City Arts supplies the First Thursday Art Walk after-party! The awards showcase 12 total artworks nominated by four guest judges. Location TBD.

Stay Tuned

We’re looking forward to adding new monthly and annual events in 2018. To be the first to learn about our new events, sign up for our newsletters.