News + Events
2023 AAA Four Diamond Award
2023 GBAC Star Facility
2023 5 Green Key Global Rating
2023 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence & GreenLeaders Platinum Level
2023 U.S. News & World Report Ranked #2 Best Bellevue Hotel
2023 U.S. News & World Report Ranked #30 Best Washington Hotel
Visit Bellevue Destination Awards
Shining a spotlight on the incredible businesses and individuals who have made a significant impact in elevating Bellevue's reputation as a premier destination.
2023 RISING STAR
Muruts Gidey, Guest Services Associate, Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Dedicated, versatile, and passionate about delivering outstanding service.
2023 CONVENTION OF THE YEAR
Held at Hyatt Regency Bellevue, the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council was recognized as Convention of the Year. This impactful event brought over 1,000 attendees to Bellevue, contributing over $3 million to the local economy. The convention showcased Bellevue's ability to support significant events while furthering the organization's mission of building an equitable, high-quality healthcare system for the homeless.
2022 OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL
Jeannie Mikkelsen, Associate Director of Sales, Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Jeannie has been a key leader in successfully navigating through the pandemic while remaining laser-focused and excited about continuing to develop Bellevue as a visitor destination.
2022 EVENT OF THE YEAR
Wintergrass Music Festival held at Hyatt Regency Bellevue . This year’s festival was successful, as people put the pandemic behind them and picked up their instruments to jam in the universal language of music.
Held annually in February at Hyatt Regency Bellevue since 2010, Wintergrass is a four-day, family-friendly bluegrass and acoustic music festival, with concerts and dances on 5 different stages. The line up of performers includes grammy award-winning and nominated artists from around the world. In addition, there are music education programs for both youth and adults alike, workshops, as well as impromptu jam sessions throughout the hotel’s public spaces. Whether you are a bluegrass enthusiast or just looking for a new experience, Wintergrass is a great event to plan a weekend getaway around. Upcoming Festival dates are February 22 - 25, 2024.
For more information visit their website: Wintergrass 2024
Bellevue Family 4th (July 4th)
This annual event held in the nearby Bellevue Downtown Park comes complete with live music, children’s activities, food trucks, family entertainment concluding the night with a spectacular fireworks show
BAM Arts Fair (July 28-30, 2023)
Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. Explore the works of 300 inspiring artists as they showcase their unique handmade arts and craftwork, then enjoy BAM exhibitions, the Kids Fair, the Sound & Movement Stage, food trucks, and much more
Seafair Weekend (August 4-6, 2023)
An iconic signature summer event! Check out the hydroplane racing along the shores of Lake Washington and daily Blue Angels air shows.
Fashion Week (September 8-9, 2023)
Discover the latest style trends during The Bellevue Collection’s Fashion Week. From high energy runway shows to posh private parties, find your inner fashionista! Attend one or all shows over this multi-day event.
Bellevue Jazz & Blues Music Series (October 4-8, 2023)
Listen to the sounds of top national, regional and local musicians as they perform at nearby venues scattered around Downtown Bellevue during this 4 day event.
Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink (November 17, 2023 – January 15, 2024)
Skate into the holidays at the Bellevue Downtown Ice Rink at the nearby Downtown Park.
Snowflake Lane (November 24, 2023 - December 24, 2023)
The Pacific Northwest’s signature holiday event for all ages! Nightly performances along the sidewalks between Bellevue Square and Lincoln Square feature a holiday parade, dazzling light shows, falling snow, vibrant floats, and a festive production of holiday characters.
Garden d’Lights (November 25 – December 31, 2023)
Enjoy an evening stroll as the Bellevue Botanical Garden becomes a brilliant winter wonderland, transformed by half a million of colorful, tiny twinkling lights.