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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 

Eques is 2023 OpenTable Diner's Choice Winner
Once again, OpenTable diners have spoken and they love our Eques brunch! Come on in and try it for yourselves.

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City of Bellevue ranked among the best mid-sized cities in the country.
A “City in a Park” and the Eastside’s high-tech hub, Bellevue is the city where you want to be. #10 Best Cities to Live in America, 2021. #3 Best Cities for Successful Women Entrepreneurs, 2019. #1 Best Metro Area for STEM professionals, 2021. Click here to view all Rankings and Recognitions. Awards | City of Bellevue (
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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.


Dedicated, versatile, and passionate about delivering outstanding service, Muruts Gidey is a true rising star in Bellevue's hospitality industry. As a Guest Services Associate at Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Muruts has shown unwavering commitment to ensuring every guest enjoys a memorable experience. His exceptional work ethic and positive attitude have earned him the well-deserved honor of being the 2023 Rising Star Award Winner.


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.


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.


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. 


Hyatt Regency Bellevue Scores TripAdvisor 2022 Traveler's Choice Award
As an award-winner of Tripadvisor’s 2022 Travelers’ Choice awards, Hyatt Regency Bellevue was ranked within the top 10% of properties worldwide listed on Tripadvisor. With consistent great reviews from travelers, placing #1 of 28 hotels in Bellevue, Hyatt Regency on Seattle’s Eastside continues to be known for its central locale and comfortable guest rooms. With easy access to shopping, dining and entertainment, Hyatt Regency Bellevue always connects you to what matters most.-19 and for precautionary measures, our Regency Club has been temporarily closed. For inquiries, please contact the hotel directly.

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Wintergrass Music Festival

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



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Summer Annual Events

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.

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Fall Annual Events

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.

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Holiday Season Annual Events

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.


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