Upcoming Events

Rick Steves' Europe puts on lots of events (often free) in the Seattle area and beyond. Here's the latest:

Free Travel Classes in Edmonds

Rick Steves' Europe hosts free travel classes every week in Edmonds, WA. (Saturday 10 a.m. classes held at Edmonds Theater unless otherwise posted, Saturday 12 p.m. and Thursday 6 p.m. classes held at our Travel Center.) Registration is required.

  • December 18 at 6 p.m. — Portugal with Rich Earl
  • December 20 at 10 a.m. — Mediterranean Cruise Ports with Cameron Hewitt
  • December 20 at 12 p.m. — Seven Steps to Great Photos with John Greengo
  • December 27 at 10 a.m. — Beginning Italian for Travelers: Part 1 with Graz Palumbo-Perry
  • December 27 at 12 p.m. — Beginning Italian for Travelers: Part 2 with Graz Palumbo-Perry
  • January 3 at 10 a.m. — Scotland with Robyn Stencil
  • January 3 at 12 p.m. — European Travel Planning 101 with Pat O'Connor
  • January 8 at 6 p.m. — Italy Q & A with Mary Carlson
  • January 10 at 10 a.m. — Czech Republic, Poland & Hungary with Ben Curtis
  • January 10 at 12 p.m. — Beginning German for Travelers with Stefanie Bielekova
  • January 17 at 8:45 a.m. - 9 p.m. — Test Drive a Tour Guide™ with Rick Steves & More
  • January 22 at 6 p.m. — Amsterdam with Tom Griffin
  • January 24 at 10 a.m. — Traveling with a Tablet or Smartphone with Kevin Williams
  • January 24 at 12 p.m. — Beginning French for Travelers with Michelle Martin
  • January 31 at 10 a.m. — Packing Light & Right with Joan Robinson
  • January 31 at 12 p.m. — The Basque Region of Spain and France with Ruth Ann Rouse

Edmonds Art Walk

December 18 5–8 p.m. —  Staff Artwork Open House. Check out our staff’s photos and art creations and enjoy traditional European refreshments.  We'll also have Rick's European Christmas episode playing on our TV.

We display artists featuring European destinations. If you're interested in displaying your art, please contact Jennifer@ricksteves.com. In addition, we offer a free travel class that evening.

Travel with Rick Steves Saturdays at 2 p.m. on Public Radio KUOW 94.9 FM

This Saturday, December 20 at 2 p.m. — European Christmas Preparations

"Rick Steves' Europe" on KCTS Channel 9

  • Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. — Palestine

"Rick Steves' Europe" on KCTS CREATE Comcast Channel 336 or Digital 9.3

  • Monday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. — The Best of Sicily
  • Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. — Venice Sidetrips
  • Wednesday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. — Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns
  • Thursday, December 18 at 7:30 p.m. — Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera
  • Friday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m. — Amsterdam and Dutch Sidetrips
  • Saturday, December 20 at 1:00 p.m. — The Best of Sicily 
  • Sunday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. — The Best of Sicily
  • Monday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m. — Prague and the Czech Republic
  • Tuesday, December 23 at 7:30 p.m. — Dublin and Mystical Sidetrips

Visit our Travel Center in Edmonds

Enjoy our free travel library, railpass resources, travel gear store, and affordable trip consulting services!

Rick's Lectures & Travels

  • November 22, 2:00 p.m. "The Holy Land" at CenterPlace with KSPS, Spokane, WA 
  • November 30, 7:00 p.m. "Europe Through the Back Door" at United Artist Theatre with PBS SoCal, Los Angeles, CA
  • December 1, 6:30 p.m. "European Travel Skills" at the Salt Lake Public Library with KUED, Salt Lake City, UT
  • December 3, 8:00 p.m. "European Travel Skills" with the Paramount Theatre, Austin, TX
  • December 6, 4:00 p.m. "Travel as a Political Act" at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA
  • January 17, Various times at "Test Drive a Tour Guide" with Rick Steves’ Europe, Edmonds, WA
  • February 7–8, Various times and topics at the Santa Clara Convention Center with Travel & Adventure Show, Santa Clara, CA
  • February 14–15, Various times and topics at the San Diego Convention Center with Travel & Adventure Show, San Diego, CA
  • February 21–22, Various times and topics at the Long Beach Convention Center with Travel & Adventure Show, Long Beach, CA
  • March 7–8, Various times and topics at the Washington Convention Center with Travel & Adventure Show, Washington, DC