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.

  • November 22 at 10 a.m. — Village Italy with Heidi Van Sewell
  • November 22 at 12 p.m. — Sicily with Mary Ann Cameron
  • November 29 at 10 a.m. — Photographing Your Italy Trip with Chris Luczyk
  • November 29 at 12 p.m. — Travel as a Volunteer with Joyce Major
  • December 4 at 6 p.m. — Italy Q & A with Keith Stickelmaier
  • December 6 at 10 a.m. — Women's Seminar: Packing Light & Right with Joan Robinson
  • December 6 at 11:30 a.m. — Women's Seminar: European Rail Skills with Gretchen Strauch
  • December 6 at 12 p.m. — Women's Seminar: Traveling Solo with Lisa Friend
  • December 11 at 6 p.m. — Istanbul: Where East Meets West with Mary Ann Cameron
  • December 13 at 10 a.m. — Spain with Reid Coen
  • December 13 at 12 p.m. — Walking Spain's Camino de Santiago with Sheri Goodwin
  • 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

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, November 22 at 2 p.m. — The Table Comes First in France; A Taste of Portugal

"Rick Steves' Europe" on KCTS Channel 9

  • Monday, November 24 at 7:00 p.m. — France's Loire: Château Country
  • Monday, November 24 at 7:45 p.m. — Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre
  • Monday, November 24 at 8:25 p.m. — The Netherlands Beyond Amsterdam
  • Monday, November 24 at 9:00 p.m. — Paris: Regal and Intimate
  • Monday, November 24 at 9:35 p.m. — Paris: Embracing Life and Art
  • Monday, November 24 at 10:15 p.m. — Paris Side-Trips

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

  • Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. — Paris: Embracing Life and Art
  • Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m. — London: Historic and Dynamic
  • Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. — North England's Lake District and Durham
  • Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. — Venice: City of Dreams
  • Saturday, November 22 at 1:00 p.m. — Paris: Regal and Intimate
  • Sunday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m. — Paris: Regal and Intimate 
  • Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. — Venice and Its Lagoon
  • Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. — European Travel Skills

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