Scoop: Seattle's Alternative Spring Break

Each March, Cancun, Cabo and Panama City Beach dominate the lucrative spring break market, but we th

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Each March, Cancun, Cabo and Panama City Beach dominate the lucrative spring break market, but we think Seattle could be every bit the desirable destination for students looking to loosen up. With just a little rebranding—and our own twist on traditions—those tourist dollars will be rolling in. B.D.

WET T-SHIRT CONTEST: Everybody dons a T-shirt; see who can stand outside in the rain the longest without
catching pneumonia. Woo-hoo!

VEGAN JELL-O SHOTS: Mix up a vodka-soaked batch with agar-agar (from seaweed) instead of gelatin (from hooves) and bring out the par-tay on a recycled plastic tray.

QUARTERS, SEATOWN STYLE:
Same as the old game, but losers down shots of espresso. The winner is the person who can still write his name legibly.

GIRLS GONE WILD SALMON
:
Head to Fisherman’s Terminal in Interbay and watch the local ladies go insane for fresh catch just in from Alaska. Awesome!

MICROBREW KEGSTANDS:
Nothing says duuude like debating the merits of local pale ales (Elysian Fields or Manny’s?) while doing a yoga handstand.
Originally published in March 2010

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