Seattle events calendar for June 2015. Best festivals, fun things to do, weekend street fairs, kids activities, and free entertainment in Seattle, Washington.

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June 2015

Enjoy the best Seattle events, festivals, and things to do in June 2015 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.

Film festival

June 1 - 7, 2015 (begins May 14)

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 screenings by getting a single ticket or a pass.

Pinball & arcade games

June 5 - 7, 2015

34 miles south

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

Beacon Hill festival

June 6, 2015

4 miles south

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

Mountain bike fest

June 6, 2015

20 miles east

Shop vendors, ride trails, test your skills, test bikes (for a fee), visit kids’ events, buy food or beer at Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival in Issaquah. Free.

Philippines festival

June 6 - 7, 2015

1 mile NW

See Filipino performances and exhibits at Pagdiriwang at Seattle Center Armory and amphitheatre. Free.

Medieval fair

June 6 - 7, 2015

28 miles NW via Bainbridge ferry

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

Gig Harbor festival

June 6 - 7, 2015

44 miles SW

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

Anacortes festival

June 6 - 7, 2015

80 miles north

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

Scottish Highland Games

June 6 - 7, 2015

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.

Rock ’n’ Roll marathon & fitness expo

June 11 - 13, 2015

1.5 miles south

Best films

June 11 - 18, 2015 (uncertain)

Seattle locations

See award winners and audience favorites from Seattle International Film Festival at Best of SIFF.

Garden festival

June 12 - 14, 2015

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.

Maple Valley festival

June 12 - 14, 2015

28 miles SE

Maple Valley Days features a carnival, entertainment, weekend art fair, Saturday parade, and Saturday car show at Lake Wilderness Park. Free.

International Dance Festival

June 12 - 21, 2015

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.

Georgetown festival

June 13, 2015

5 miles south

Georgetown Carnival features odd art, nonstop music, carnival games, food trucks, and a beer garden. Free.

National Marina Day

June 13, 2015

7 miles NW

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

Kids Day in Auburn

June 19, 2015

30 miles south

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

Fremont parade and fair

June 19 - 21, 2015

4 miles north

  • Fri. & Sat. - Concert series.
  • Sat. - 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.
  • Sat. & Sun. - Fremont Fair offers art and craft booths, local bands, food vendors, a beer garden, funky painted cars, and a Sunday dog parade.
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Redmond beer festival

June 19 - 21, 2015

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 19 - 21, 2015

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.

Marysville Strawberry Festival

June 19 - 21, 2015

34 miles north

Marysville Strawberry Festival is a family event with a carnival, vendors, strawberry shortcake, berry run, and a grand parade on Saturday.

Puyallup street fair

June 19 - 21, 2015

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.

Gig Harbor fair

June 19 - 21, 2015

51 miles SW

KeyFest has a carnival, Saturday car show, music and entertainment, a beer and wine garden, a food court, a trout-fishing pond, and a petting zoo in Gig Harbor.

Bluegrass festival

June 19 - 21, 2015

148 miles east

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

Strawberry festival and car show

June 20 - 21, 2015

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 20 - 21, 2015

66 miles south

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

Community festival

June 21, 2015

6.7 miles SW

Morgan Festival has live music, kids’ activities, food trucks, Bite of Morgan, vendors, and a dog parade at Morgan Junction Park on California Ave. SW. Free.

Father’s Day car show

June 21, 2015

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.

Taste of Tacoma

June 26 - 27, 2015

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 27, 2015

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.

Shoreline Arts Festival

June 27 - 28, 2015

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 27 - 28, 2015

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 27 - 28, 2015

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.

Slug festival

June 27 - 28, 2015

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 27 - 28, 2015

262 miles SE

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

Pride parade and festival

June 28, 2015

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 28, 2015

15 miles NE

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

Touch a Truck

June 2015 (undated)

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. Free.

Concerts at the locks

June 2015 (undated)

6 miles NW

Summer concerts on the lawn at the Ballard Locks are free. Bring a picnic, but no alcohol. Free.

Taste of the northwest

June 2015 (undated)

2 miles south

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

Issaquah wine tasting

June 2015 (undated)

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 and has live music.

Waterfront family day

June 2015 (undated)

0.5 miles SW

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

Tour wooden yachts

June 2015 (undated)

0.5 mile west

Watch a parade of boats on the Seattle waterfront Friday afternoon. Wear soft-soled shoes to tour the boats Saturday and Sunday at Bell Street Pier Classic Rendezvous at Pier 66. Free.

Garage sale day

June 2015 (undated)

1.5 miles NE

Capitol Hill Garage Sale at Cal Anderson Park has 30 sellers, plus dozens of neighborhood sales. Free.

Bike from lake to lake

June 2015 (undated)

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 2015 (undated)

1 mile NW

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

Celebrity Chef Tour

June 2015 (undated)

0.1 miles south

Top chefs create a multiple course dinner with wine when Celebrity Chef Tour comes to RN74.

Zoo concerts

June 2015 (undated)

5 miles north

ZooTunes features world-class artists at Woodland Park Zoo. One free child 12 or under per adult.

Street band festival

June 2015 (undated)

Seattle locations

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

Wine tasting

June 2015 (undated)

1 mile NW

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

Garden tour

June 2015 (undated)

7 miles NW

See creative food gardens and meet gardeners on Edible Garden Tour, beginning at Ballard P-Patch.

Video Game Expo

June 2015 (undated)

1 mile NW

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

Chamber music on a farm

June 2015 (undated)

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. Prices.
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June 2015 calendar of events in Seattle, WA. Best events, fairs, festivals, and things to do in Seattle, Washington.     steve.adams@events12.com