Seattle events calendar for June 2014. Best festivals, fun things to do, weekend street fairs, kids activities, and free entertainment in Seattle, Washington.

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June 2014

Enjoy the best Seattle events, festivals, and things to do in June 2014 with this calendar of events.

Events are listed by starting date, and all dates are confirmed. Mileage is from Westlake Center in downtown Seattle, Washington.

Erotic art festival

June 1, 2014 (begins May 30)

1.2 miles NW

Seattle Erotic Art Festival is an uncensored collection of art, films, and live performances at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Launch Party is April 25. Bring ID and be 18 for daytime events and 21 for evening events.

Touch a Truck

June 1, 2014

7 miles NE

Children can touch and explore heavy machinery and emergency vehicles, and talk to the drivers, at Touch a Truck in Magnuson Park. Crafts and snacks.

Edmonds waterfront festival

June 1, 2014 (begins May 30)

17 miles north

Edmonds Rotary Waterfront Festival has entertainment, arts and crafts, kids’ activities and rides, food, a beer garden, and classic yacht show. No dogs. Admission fee.

Weird craft show

June 1, 2014 (begins May 31)

17 miles north

See the unusual creations of 130 artists and crafters, and watch musicians, magicians, jugglers, and dancers on stage at Oddmall Emporium of the Weird at Comcast Arena in Everett. Repeats in Oct. Free.

Medieval fair

June 1, 2014 (begins May 31)

28 miles NW via Bainbridge ferry

June Faire has medieval armored combat, archery, bards, dancing, & village merchants in Port Gamble.

Green lifestyle fair

June 1, 2014 (begins May 31)

36 miles south

Learn about renewable energy, organic gardening, small-scale farming, and green construction at Mother Earth News Fair at the Puyallup Fairgrounds.

Film festival

June 1 - 8, 2014 (begins May 15)

multiple locations

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is billed as the largest film festival in the U.S. Join top directors, actors, and critics who attend festival premieres and screening by getting a single ticket or a pass.

Taste of the northwest

June 5, 2014

2 miles south

Guest Chef Spectacular includes tastes from 30 local restaurants, 30 local wineries plus coffee and live music at the Showbox SoDo. Supports FareStart.

Issaquah wine tasting

June 6, 2014

16 miles east

SipFest is a charity benefit billed as the ultimate wine, beer, and food tasting event. It’s held in the historic Pickering Barn in Issaquah.

Garden festival

June 6 - 8, 2014

28 miles north

Sorticulture: Everett’s Garden Arts Festival has garden art, display gardens, a plant sale, music, a food fair, and kids’ activities at Legion Memorial Park. See parking information. Free.

Pinball & arcade games

June 6 - 8, 2014

34 miles south

Watch tournaments and play 350 games at the Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show at the Tacoma Convention Center.

Scottish Highland Games

June 6 - 8, 2014

99 miles north

Bellingham Scottish Highland Games are traditional athletic competitions plus pipes and drums, dancing, and an ale and wine garden. Limited events Friday.

Beacon Hill festival

June 7, 2014 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

4 miles south

The neighborhood Beacon Hill Festival has carnival games, bounce houses, vendors, and live entertainment at Jefferson Community Center.

Gig Harbor festival

June 7 - 8, 2014

44 miles SW

Maritime Gig Festival includes a fun run, pancake breakfast, parade, farmer’s market, bands, classic yachts, a car show, and kids’ fair.

Anacortes festival

June 7 - 8, 2014

80 miles north

Anacortes Waterfront Festival features free boat rides, car and boat shows, entertainment, and kids’ activities.

Waterfront family day

June 8, 2014 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

0.5 miles SW

Waterfront Whimsea Family Fun Day is a small event with family entertainment at Waterfront Park. Free.

Tour wooden yachts

June 13 - 15, 2014

0.5 mile west

Watch a parade of boats on the Seattle waterfront Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Wear soft-soled shoes to tour the boats Saturday and Sunday at Bell Street Pier Classic Rendezvous at Pier 66. Free.
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Redmond beer festival

June 13 - 15, 2014

15 miles east

Washington Brewers Festival offers 250 beers from 74 Washington breweries, music, and a children’s play area at Marymoor Park in Redmond. No dogs.

Edmonds art fair

June 13 - 15, 2014

16 miles north

Artists display paintings, photos, sculptures, and jewelry in a park at Edmonds Arts Festival. Enjoy food, entertainment, and activities. No pets. Free.

International Dance Festival

June 13 - 22, 2014

1 mile north

Seattle International Dance Festival is a 10-day explosion of dance and the arts both indoors and outdoors in the South Lake Union area.

National Marina Day

June 14, 2014

7 miles NW

National Marina Day offers free boat rides, a swap meet, a boat show, food vendors, music, and kids’ activities at Shilshole Bay Marina.

Bike from lake to lake

June 14, 2014

13 miles east

The 9-mile or 22-mile Lake to Lake Bike Ride begins and ends at Lake Hills Park in Bellevue.

Black arts festival

June 14 - 15, 2014

1 mile NW

Festival Sundiata celebrates African-American art, entertainment, and culture at Seattle Center. Free.

Strawberry festival and car show

June 14 - 15, 2014

11 miles south

The Burien Wild Strawberry Festival is both days, and the Father’s Day Car Show is only on Sunday.

Air show

June 14 - 15, 2014

66 miles south

See aerobatic performances and aircraft on display at the Olympic Air Show in Olympia.

Father’s Day car show

June 15, 2014

17 miles east

Admire hundreds of vintage and classic cars at Fenders on Front Street, which includes live music, family activities, and awards in Issaquah. Free.

Rock ’n’ Roll marathon & fitness expo

June 19 - 21, 2014

1.5 miles south

The first two days are registration and a free Health and Fitness Expo at CenturyLink Field, followed on the last day by the popular Rock ’n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & Half Marathon.

Street band festival

June 19 - 22, 2014

Seattle locations

HONK! Fest West is a roving performance through Seattle by marching bands, drum corps, samba lines, and anything acoustic and mobile. Free.

Kids Day in Auburn

June 20, 2014

30 miles south

Kids 4 to 11 love the inflatable rides, face painting, pony rides, games, arts & crafts, and food vendors at Kids Day in Auburn’s Les Gove Park. Free.

Fremont parade and fair

June 20 - 22, 2014

4 miles north

  • June 20 & 21 (5:30 p.m.) - Concert series.
  • June 21 (3 p.m.) - Fremont Solstice Parade is wacky, weird, and world-famous for painted nude bicyclists. Begins at 3rd Ave. NW and NW 36th St. and ends at Gas Works Park in a wild festival.
  • June 21 & 22 - Fremont Fair offers art and craft booths, local bands, food vendors, a beer garden, funky painted cars, and a Sunday dog parade.

Marysville Strawberry Festival

June 20 - 22, 2014

34 miles north

Marysville Strawberry Festival is a family event with a carnival, vendors, strawberry shortcake, berry run, and a grand parade at 7:45 p.m. Saturday.

Puyallup street fair

June 20 - 22, 2014

36 miles south

Meeker Days Festival is a street fair with live music, food court, craft and farmer booths, and events for kids at W Pioneer Ave. & Meridian. Free.

Bluegrass festival

June 20 - 22, 2014

148 miles east

Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival has concerts, vendors, workshops, contra dancing, and camping at the Chelan County Expo Center in Cashmere.

Slug festival

June 21 - 22, 2014

55 miles south

Celebrate the state’s slimy slugs with human slug races, slug talks, slugs on display, and kids’ crafts during Slug Fest at Northwest Trek in Eatonville.

Onion festival

June 21 - 22, 2014

262 miles SE

Walla Walla Sweet Onion Festival includes great food and beer, entertainment, vendors, and onion-eating contests in Walla Walla. Free entrance.

Historical home tour

June 22, 2014 (3 to 5 p.m.)

7.5 miles SW

Tour Gatewood Bed & Breakfast in West Seattle and meet some of the people who have lived in it since 1910 at If These Walls Could Talk. Tickets pending.

Wine tasting

June 26, 2014 (7:30 p.m.)

1 mile NW

Taste domestic and imported wines with light hors d’oeuvres at Around the World in 80 Sips at EMP.

Taste of Tacoma

June 27 - 29, 2014

40 miles south

Taste of Tacoma offers restaurant food, live entertainment, arts and crafts, and wine tasting at Point Defiance Park. Free entry.

Car show

June 28, 2014

8 miles north

The Greenwood Car Show is 1.5 miles of classic cars, hot rods, antique wonders, live bands, kids’ activities, and vendors on Greenwood Ave. N. Free.

Video Game Expo

June 28 - 29, 2014

1 mile NW

Play classic games, shop vendors, and meet other gamers at Seattle Retro Gaming Expo at the Seattle convention center.

Shoreline Arts Festival

June 28 - 29, 2014

12 miles north

Shoreline Arts Festival has a juried art show, ethnic festival, breakfast, food court, and children’s art activities at Shoreline Center. Free.

Bellevue strawberry festival

June 28 - 29, 2014

13 miles east

Eastside Heritage Center’s Strawberry Festival has strawberries, entertainment, an auto show, vendors, and free family fun at Crossroads Park.

Medieval festival

June 28 - 29, 2014

27 miles east

Spend a relaxing day in 14th century England at the Midsomer Festival with games, archery, puppets, crafts, minstrels, food and drink in Carnation.

Chamber music on a farm

June 28 - Sept. 7, 2014

56 miles NW via Bainbridge Ferry

Hear world-class chamber music on the lawn or in the barn at the Olympic Music Festival in Quilcene.

Pride parade and festival

June 29, 2014

1 mile NW

Pride Parade starts 11 a.m. at 4th & Union and ends at Seattle Center, site of Seattle PrideFest, largest lesbian, gay, transgender event in the Northwest.

Scandinavian festival

June 29, 2014

15 miles NE

Skandia Midsommarfest celebrates the summer solstice with music, dance, and vendors at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore. Free.

Concerts at the locks

June 2014 (undated)

6 miles NW

Summer concerts on the lawn at the Ballard Locks are every Saturday & Sunday (plus Sept. 1) at 2:00. Bring a picnic, but no alcohol. Schedule is pending.
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