This year is packed with new and exciting places to try in Seattle. From the art of cinema to the thrill of wine tasting, see what the talk of the town is in 2024.

Cinerama returns to Belltown

Seattle’s favorite movie theater is back: Cinerama is now known as SIFF Cinema Downtown. The Seattle International Film Festival’s permanent space brings state-of-the-art technology to a curated line up of films from around the globe. The best part? Find it one block from Hotel Ändra! Don’t forget to order the irresistible chocolate popcorn.


Tom Douglas opens cozy Downtown wine bar

After a captivating film, walk over to Neb Wine Bar conveniently located near Hotel Ändra. The candle-lit addition to Tom Douglas Co’s beloved restaurant group is not just a bar. It’s a haven for wine enthusiasts and food lovers alike. Pair rustic Italian plates and artisanal cheeses with a carefully crafted wine list that spans local vineyards to international gems for a memorable evening.


Pioneer Square gets arty

Seattle’s art scene is thriving with new shows and galleries across all genres. Pioneer Square is now home to standout Chatwin Arts, a brand-new gallery with original art and affordable prints for purchase. New exhibitions will be on rotation monthly.


Thomas Dambo Trolls captivate the PNW

Danish conservation artist Thomas Dambo continues to gain international acclaim for his latest public art project: Northwest Trolls: Way of the Bird King. Five giant-sized troll sculptures, each with a whimsical name and personality, have been installed around the Pacific Northwest with two in Seattle (five in Western Washington). Finding them is part of the fun.


Seattle Aquarium adds Ocean Pavilion (Summer 2024)

Be the first to experience the Seattle Aquarium’s new Ocean Pavilion this summer. Witness the brilliant biodiversity of marine life from the Pacific Ocean’s Coral Triangle. Get up close with sharks, rays, coral and over 3500 fascinating animals and plants. The addition is part of a massive Waterfront transformation which is underway.

Let these five new destinations become the highlights of your next Seattle visit in 2024.

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