As the warmer seasons approach, Bellevue, Washington, emerges as a vibrant destination offering a multitude of experiences for convention delegates. From outdoor adventures to culinary delights and unique shopping experiences, Bellevue has something for everyone. Here are some highlights of what delegates can do, see, and experience in Bellevue during the spring and summer:


Outdoor Activities

  • Bellevue Botanical Garden: Explore 53 acres of beautiful gardens, including the award-winning Yao Garden and the whimsical Lost Meadow Trail.
  • Mercer Slough Nature Park: Rent a kayak or canoe to paddle through the serene waters of this urban wetland, home to a variety of wildlife.
  • Bellevue Zip Tour: Join the adventure of flying over a Northwest canopy of nature or try the ropes course
  • REI Boathouse: Two REI Boathouses give you ample opportunity to get out on the water and change your perspective
  • Bellevue Downtown Park:  21 acres of greenspace in the heart of downtown Bellevue.  Take a walk about or find your inner Zen while breathing deeply
  • National Parks: Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park, and North Cascades National Park. With easy access to highways and corridors, Bellevue is an adventurer’s dream.
  • The EasTrail: Untold visual treasures await you on the 42-mile trail that is flat and easy to navigate

Culinary Delights

  • Farmers Market: Experience local flavors at Bellevue's farmers markets, featuring fresh produce, artisanal foods, and handmade goods.
  • Dining Hotspots: Indulge in a culinary adventure at Bellevue's diverse restaurants, offering everything from gourmet cuisine to casual dining experiences.
  • National Companies: In addition to a huge selection of local restaurants, Bellevue offers many national brands including Chic-fil-A, Starbucks, Chipotle, and more.
  • Sweet Treats: Bellevue offers a wide arrange of decadent treats that are perfect pairing for a warm spring day or to take home as gifts. 

Shopping Extravaganza

  • The Bellevue Collection: Shop till you drop at Bellevue Square, featuring over 200 stores, including high-end retailers and local boutiques. Explore a variety of shopping options, from fashion and beauty to home decor and electronics. Plus, a whole new selection of brands will be joining with the upcoming explansion!
  • The Shops at The Bravern: European-inspired shopping destination with designer brands & upscale restaurants, plus valet parking.
  • Intercontinental Bellevue & Avenue Bellevue: Coming soon this new shopping center will include a collection of reputable brands.

Group Activities

  • Outdoor Concerts: Enjoy live music at outdoor concert venues like the Bellevue Downtown Park, offering a picturesque setting for music lovers.
  • Wine Tasting: Embark on a wine tasting tour in nearby Woodinville Wine Country, home to over 100 wineries and tasting rooms.
  • Virtual Golf & Mini-Golf: Forum Social House boasts 3 Top-golf simulator stations, a full private suite and fully custom ParOne mini-golf course. 
  • Competitive Racing: Put the petal to the metal at K1 raceway where you can blow off steam with fully electric go-karts reaching speeds up to 45mph!

Plan Your Next Meeting In Bellevue

Whether delegates are seeking outdoor adventures, culinary delights, or shopping experiences, Bellevue, Washington, promises a memorable stay during the spring and summer months. Plan your next convention in Bellevue and discover all that this vibrant city has to offer!  Submit your RFP today and discover Bellevue's exceptional offerings.