Allison & Michael

    Things To Do

Things To Do

These recommendations start with great coffee, followed by day time actives, then restaurants and bars we love! There are so many beautiful parks in Seattle, we recommend you visit at least one while you're here!

Onda Origins Cafe & Roastery

5600 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118

Onda Origins is owned by our officiant Scott and his brother Paul. They create delicious coffees which will be served at our reception.

Pike Place Market

Seattle, WA

Stroll though the market where you can pick up some fresh seafood or other snacks and see local artisans.

Chihuly Garden and Glass

305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Home to beautiful glass sculptures.

Gas Works Park

2101 North Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103

An open, grassy park on Lake Union with views of downtown Seattle. Great spot for photos!

Beaches - Alki Beach or Golden Gardens

Both beaches are on the Western shore of Seattle and offer stunning views of the Olympic mountains. Golden gardens is larger with more area to spread out for a day at the beach. Alki beach offers a nice walking path wih some great beach-side restaurants.

Discovery Park

3801 Discovery Park Boulevard, Seattle, WA 98199

Over 500 acres of walking trails from woods to beaches making this park a great escape from the city.

Washington Park Arboretum

2300 Arboretum Drive East, Seattle, WA 98112

Large park with gorgeous trees. This park is also home to Seattle's Japanese Garden.

Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island, WA

Take the ferry to Bainbridge Island! You can travel by foot, bike, or car. There are a number of restaurants, wineries, museums, and hiking trails.

Ballard Farmers Market

5345 Ballard Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107

If you're feeling motivated Sunday morning, the Ballard Farmer's Market is open Sundays 9am-2pm and is a great place to shop local artisans and food. Just beware parking can be difficult.

RockCreek Seafood & Spirits

4300 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103

One of our favorite restaurants - home to PNW seafood and the most creative oyster shooters!

Ray's Boathouse

6049 Seaview Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107

PNW-focused food, on the water with a view of the Olympic Mountains on a clear day.


2524 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

Incredible Filipino dishes with a PNW twist - one of our favorite meals in Seattle. Best shared with a group!

Six Seven Restaurant

2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121

Waterfront restaurant in downtown Seattle

AQUA by El Gaucho

2801 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121

Waterfront restaurant in downtown Seattle


3013 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

Incredible Mediterranean food but only takes reservations for groups of 6-10 (typically not a long wait though).

Elliott's Oyster House

1201 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101

Dowtown restaurant on the waterfront with a large selection of oysters.

Local Tide

401 North 36th Street, Seattle, WA 98103

Casual restaurant with varied seafood options (don’t sleep on the burger though - it’s great). Their menu is also served at Aslan Brewing which is directly next door.

The White Swan Public House

1001 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109

Casual eats on the water in South Lake Union.

Pacific Inn Pub

3501 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

Dive bar with some of the most delicious fish and chips in the city.

Ballard Brewery District

The Ballard Brewery District is a group of breweries in the Ballard neighborhood which we go to often. Some of our favorites are Bale Breaker & Yonder Cider, Reuben's Brews, and Urban Family Brewing Co.

SODO Urbanworks

3931 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134

Fun group of wineries with tastings and outdoor space. Grab a pizza and a wine tasting and enjoy the Seattle summer!

Woodinville Wineries

About 30min drive from Seattle, Woodinville is home to over 100 local wineries.

Old Stove Brewing

1901 Western Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

Waterfront brewery near Pike Place Market


2232 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Intimate cocktail bar in downtown Seattle

Bathtub Gin & Co.

2205 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Gin-focuses speakeasy style cocktail bar

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