Belly Dance Venues & Events Around Seattle:
Venues presenting regular belly dance shows and/or Middle Eastern bands. (Including Bellevue, Kent, Lynnwood, Redmond, Everett, Seattle, University District, and surrounding areas.
Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine - Ravenna Neighborhood
Frequency: Most Fridays at 8pm & most Saturday nights at 9pm.
2255 NE 65th St (Between N Ravenna & N 23rd Ave); Seattle, WA 98115. (206) 588-0650. Features professional belly dancing shows with various bands; mosltly Middle Eastern bands on Saturday night. Cover charge on Saturdays only; $5 with dinner/$10 without. Ask for the drink specials. www.harissaofseattle.com
Marrakesh Moroccan Restaurant - Seattle
Frequency: Every Wednesday-Sunday for dinner.
2334 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121. (206) 956 0500. Professional belly dance dinner show. Authentic Moroccan cuisine. Reservations needed & you'll need to ask about the time of the show. Family friendly. No cover. www.marrakeshseattle.com
Taki's Mad Greek Restaurant - Seattle
Frequency: Every Saturday night at 8:00pm
8539 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117, (206) 297-9200. Live Greek band & professional belly dance dinner show. The belly dance show is first, so arrive promptly at 8pm. Fun, lively entertainment all night long. Family-run restaurant with authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Reservations highly recommended. Family friendly. No cover. www.takismadgreek.com
Skinny Dip at the High Dive - Seattle
Frequency: 1st Wednesdays of the month at 8:00pm
513 N 36th, Seattle, WA 98103. (206) 632 0212. Variety show including bellydance, burlesque, fusion, tribal, and more. Bar atmosphere. www.highdiveseattle.com
Kalia Indian Cuisine - Lynnwood
Frequency: 2nd Sundays of the month at 7:00pm
4520 200th St. SW #202, Lynnwood, WA 98036. (425) 771-6422. Belly dance dinner show featuring dancers of all levels, novice to pro. Indian cuisine, family friendly, no cover, tips encouraged.
Alauda Bellydance Show - West Seattle
Frequency: 3rd Tuesdays of the month
3803 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106. (206) 935 2111. Variety show, including belly dance at the Skylark Cafe & Club. Bar atmosphere. www.skylarkcafe.com
Leyl Al Arab - Northgate Neighborhood
Frequency: 3rd Saturdays of the month at 6:00pm
11546 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, (206) 362-4901. Belly dance dinner show at Enat Ethiopian Restaurant featureing a local professional dancer with special guests and student dancers. Arrive early for best seating. $5 cover, family friendly, full bar for 21+ w/ ID. Enat Ethiopian Restaurant
Belly Dance Off! Live Competition - Dinner Show
Frequency: 4 times per year
Location varies: Seattle & Oregon. Live music belly dance competition in a dinner show lounge with real time feedback from expert judges where audience scores decide the winner! www.facebook.com/pages/BELLY-DANCE-OFF/114649622055526
Just for Belly Dancers:
These "hafla style" venues are specifically designed for the dance community and their friends and family; open to student, as well as professional dancers, as a way to celebrate and share the art form.
Hasani's Hafla - Tacoma
Opportunity for all dancers to perform for the dance community. Family friendly. Most known for the big fall hafla in November. Tacoma, WA www.hasani.net
Mediterranean Fantasy Festival - West Seattle
Weekend long summer festival with solo and troupe performances on two stages. Usually held the 3rd weekend of July. All levels & styles. Family friendly. Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave SW, West Seattle. www.babylonianensemble.com
Mellilah's Belly Dance Recitals and Annual Hafla
Regular belly dance recitals open to Mellilah's students, active or inactive, prospective students and their family and friends. See Mellilah for details.