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.

  • October 2 at 6 p.m. — London with Lauren Mills
  • October 4 at 10 a.m. — Greece with Gretchen Strauch
  • October 4 at 12 p.m. — Scotland with Julia Reams-Giersch
  • October 9 at 6 p.m. — Europe's Musical History Tourwith Ruth Ann Rouse
  • October 11 at 10 a.m. — Packing Light & Right with Joan Robinson
  • October 11 at 12 p.m. — Digital Photography for Travelers with Chris Luczyk
  • October 16 at 6 p.m. — Normandy with Tom Griffin
  • October 18 at 10 a.m. — Venice with Dave Hoerlein
  • October 18 at 12 p.m. — Florence with Casey Gould
  • October 20 at 5 p.m. — Art I-III: Ancient and Medieval  (500 BC-1400), Renaissance and Baroque (1400-1800) and Neoclassical to Modern (1800-2014) with Rick Steves
  • October 23 at 5 p.m. — Art I-III: Ancient and Medieval  (500 BC-1400), Renaissance and Baroque (1400-1800) and Neoclassical to Modern (1800-2014) with Rick Steves
  • October 25 at 10 a.m. — Croatia & Slovenia with Cameron Hewitt
  • October 25 at 12 p.m. — Berlin, Prague and Vienna with Robyn Stencil
  • October 30 at 6 p.m. — Hosteling: Not Just for Youth Anymore with Kevin Williams
  • November 1 — European Travel Festival

Edmonds Art Walk

October 16 5–8 p.m. —  This month, we're featuring Emma Merz: Europe through they eyes of an American teenager. Emma's work includes framed & matt photos and coasters.

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, October 4 at 2 p.m. — The Great Barrier Reef; Kiribati and Vanuatu

"Rick Steves' Europe" on KCTS Channel 9

  • Tuesday, October 5 at 7:00 pm — The Holy Land, Israelis and Palestinians Today 
  • Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm — Western Turkey 

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

  • Tuesday, September 30 at 7:30 pm — Italy's Great Hill Towns
  • Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 pm — Salzburg and Surroundings
  • Friday, October 3 at 7:30 pm — The Making Of Rick Steves' Europe
  • Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 pm — The Majesty of Madrid
  • Sunday, October 5 at 7:30 pm — Tuscany's Dolce Vita
  • Monday, October 6 at 7:30 pm — Burgundy: Profound France
  • Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm — France's Dordogne

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

  • September 23, 6:30 p.m. Preview of The Holy Land with the World Affairs Council and KCTS9 at the University of Washington, Kane Hall, Seattle, WA
  • September 28, 7:00 p.m. Lecture on The Holy Land with Trinity Lutheran Church, Edmonds, WA
  • October 1, 7:30 p.m. "The Holy Land" at Winspear Opera House with the World Affairs Council and KERA, Dallas, TX
  • October 7-12, "Travel as a Political Act" speaking tour for Oregon’s Yes on 91 campaign, Various cities in Oregon
  • October 14, 7:30 p.m. "Tips and Lessons From a Lifetime of Travel" at the Morrison Center with Idaho Public Television, Boise, ID
  • October 17, 6:30 p.m. "Travel as a Political Act" at the Breen Center for the Performing Arts with IPM, Cleveland, OH
  • October 20, 5:00 p.m. "Art For Travelers" at the Travel Center with Rick Steves’ Europe, Edmonds, WA
  • October 23, 5:00 p.m. "Art For Travelers" at the Travel Center with Rick Steves’ Europe, Edmonds, WA
  • October 25, 2:00 p.m. "Europe Through the Back Door" at the Victoria Conference Centre with KCTS9, Victoria, BC
  • October 26, 2:00 p.m. "Europe Through the Back Door" at the Roundhouse Community Arts Center with KCTS9, Vancouver, BC
  • October 28, 7:30 p.m. "Israelis and Palestinians Today" at Town Hall, Seattle, WA
  • November 1, Various times and topics at the European Travel Festival with Rick Steves' Europe, Edmonds, WA
  • November 6, "European Travel Skills" at the Broadway Performance Hall with AARP, Seattle, WA
  • November 12, 8:00 p.m. "Rick Steves' Europe" at Ferguson Hall with Starz Center, Tampa, FL
  • November 15, 10:00 a.m. “Europe Through the Back Door” at the North Charleston Coliseum with South Carolina ETV. Call 1-800-256-8535 for tickets. Charleston, SC 
  • 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
  • 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