Drown in the Dark Depths of Eros!

Friday, October 26
Saturday, October 27
Doors Open 8PM – 2AM | 21+
309 First Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104

This year, Seattle’s sexiest masquerade party is an all-VIP event! Ready your finest costumes and join the merry-makers for an evening of revelry, dancing and performances at Gallery Erato. As each element of the evening, performer and artist is confirmed, we will update this page.

The Pan Eros Foundation and the Festival invite you to see and be seen at one of two alluring nights of amazing music and dancing, enticing performances, lavish erotic art showcase, sultry interactive installations, and of course, lots of delicious eye-candy.

Seduction is a fundraiser for the 2019 Seattle Erotic Art Festival.

Get your Seduction tickets here!

New ticket option added: Did you already have plans for the weekend, but still wanted to pop into Seduction 2018?  Were you really just looking for a sexy place to dance?  Then our late night Party Crasher ticket is for you.  This discounted ticket gets you entry into the event after 11 p.m. for dancing, games, and our suspension, aerial, and pole performances.

Ticketing information here.

Seduction offers a truly decadent Halloween experience. Art Activists at the $1000 level or higher are automatically ensured a ticket to Seduction, as well as becoming premium supporter of the Festival. Art Activists get VIP entrance to the Festival, in addition to special perks such as early view of the art. Find out more about becoming an Art Activist here.


DJs to seduce you onto the dance floor

Suitably sinister and enticing, you will have your choice of music in two rooms. We have seduced Seattle’s sexiest DJs just for you and your aural pleasure!


Queen Bee



Read about our DJs here!

Burlesque, aerial, and other performance delights to create a captivating night

Jesse Belle-Jones, Seattle’s own “Modern Sexual Intellectual”, is enticing burlesque beauties to join us for the weekend. As a result of her search, each night of Seduction will have two stage shows to delight and amaze you. Gracing our stage both nights:

Ms. Briq House

The Shanghai Pearl

Crystal Storm

Whisper de Corvo

Onyx Asili

Read about our seductive stage performers here.

We are very excited to have Pole Fitness of Seattle sponsoring our Aerial and Pole performances in the second half of the evening. You can read more about these amazing performers here.

And don’t forget about the off-stage performances and shenanigans! See a sampling of what our Interactive Performance troupe has brewing for you here!

Take a break from dancing and peruse the spellbinding collection of erotic visual art.

Once again, our visual art showcase will explore the darker side of eroticism. While many of our artists chose to feature sensuality from the depths, you will also find dark eros in all corners of our world. Featuring the art of:

Robin McFadden

Stasia Burrington

Mani C. Price

Hooligan Lili

John Santerineross

Jim Duvall

Alison Park Douglas

Eric Schandelmeier

Jessica Cronn

Kat Cronn

More information about our showcase artists can be found here.

Interact, experience, and become a part of Seduction!

The Costume Contest will gather together the most original and creative costumed party-goers. This year we are starting early in the night. Contestants must check-in between 8:30pm and 9:40pm. Save time at check in by pre-registering your costume online. The contestants will promenade on the stage for your viewing pleasure and selection starting at 10:15pm. Prizes include hundreds of dollars in products and gift certificates from our sponsors. All winners will receive Velvet VIP tickets for SEAF2019!

Read about the Seduction costume contest rules here.

Games & Experiences will be available for your pleasure and enjoyment. No need to trade tickets for a chance to play, rather just step right up to each booth! As soon as doors open, there will be delightful experiences for you to discover and games to play.

Read more about the games and experiences at Seduction here.

In addition to our roving staff photographers, there will be a Portrait Photo Booth to capture your fabulous costume. Due to portraitist extraordinaire John Cornicello, you are sure to end up with a lovely memento of the evening. You will find John from 9pm until 11pm in front of the deep sea background in the basement.



Doors Open: 8:00pm

~Performances and Music all evening~

Interactive Experiences & Games: 8:00pm-12am

First Stage Show: 8:30pm-9:00pm

Costume Contest Registration: 8:30pm-9:45pm

Portrait Photo Booth: 9:00pm-11:00pm

Second Stage Show: 9:30pm-10:00pm

Costume Contest: 10:15pm-11:00pm

DJs take over: 11:00pm-2:00am

Bondage Performances: 11:00pm-2:00am

Last Call for Bar: 1:30am

Doors Close: 2:00am



All sexes, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, relationship orientations, religions are welcome and celebrated.

Gallery Erato is a historic building with limited accessibility. The main floor is fully accessible. There is a 3″ lip at the front entry and a portable ramp is available upon request. The basement is currently only accessible by stairs.

There will be flashing and moving lights during the last half of the evening when the DJs are playing music.

Above all, our staff is here to facilitate your enjoyment of the evening. Staff will be wearing white shirts or staff badges for easy identification, and are available to help out with any accessibility issues during the event. You may also email us at [email protected] in regards to accessibility.

Code of Conduct

Please review our Consent Policy here. All attendees and staff are expected to treat everyone with respect.

Thank you to our Sponsors: