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Carmina Burana

September 23rd-October 2nd

Experience the unmatched energy of this fan-favorite extravaganza, complemented by the joyous, pure dance spectacle of George Balanchine's Allegro Brillante, an early PNB Balanchine acquisition, and a world premiere by Alexei Ratmansky.

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House of Spirits: A Haunted Cocktail Soiree

September 24th-October 31st

Come experience a Mansion of Mystery and the History of Darkness dressed in time period fashion. 

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October 1-2

Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Carmina Burana plus George Balanchine's "Allegro Brillante" and a world premier at McCaw Hall in Seattle, located at Seattle Center.

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Seattle Latino Film Fest

October 7-15

The Seattle Latino Film Festival (SLFF) "showcases films from dozens of Latino and Hispanic countries." Opening night includes an after-party for age 21+.

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Turkish Festival

October 8-9

Turkfest features Turkish food, dance, music, games, a marketplace, and a tea house at the Seattle Center Armory. Free addition.

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Gay Film Fest

October 13-23

Seattle Queer Film Festival begins with a reception and after-party on opening night, and it screens feature films and shorts in five theaters. 

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Feast at Pike Place Market

October 18

Begin your Feast at the Market at a wine reception, and then use your ticket book for tastes at 12 market restaurants before reuniting for dessert. Age 21+

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Indian Festival of Lights

October 22nd

Celebrate the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance at Diwali: Lights of India, with classical and folk dances, henna and face painting, Indian food, an art gallery, and craft making at Seattle Center Armory in Seattle. Free Addition. 

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Day of the Dead

October 26th - November 5th

Honor the dearly departed during the Latin America celebration "Día de los Muertos," which often includes elaborate altars, performances, and even parades. Museums closed Mon. & Tues.

  • October 26 - Nov. 2 Club Sur Catrinas Festival.
  • October 29th - 30 Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center altars.
  • November 5th El Centro de la Raza outdoors.
  • November 5th Phinney Center celebration.
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