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

Mileage is from Westlake Center in downtown Seattle, Washington.

Made in Seattle Week

June 1 - 5, 2015

Seattle locations

Made in Seattle Week offers speakers and panels about local industries (technology, design, music, food, and beer). Click event names for free tickets.

Film festival

June 1 - 7, 2015

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.

Experimental art & film

June 4 - 7, 2015 (begins May 6)

multiple locations

Black Box Festival is experimental film, new-media art, and moving-image-based work in various venues, including art installations in shipping containers.

Pinball & arcade games

June 5 - 7, 2015

34 miles south

Watch tournaments and play 400 games at the Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show at the Tacoma Convention Center.

Brunch run/walk

June 6, 2015

7.5 miles NE

Seattle Magazine’s Brunch Run is a scenic 5K at Magnuson Park, which is followed by brunch bites from restaurants and a free Bloody Mary or Mimosa.

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.

Weird craft show

June 6 - 7, 2015

28 miles north

See the unusual creations of 100 artists and crafters, and watch musicians, magicians, jugglers, and dancers on stage at Oddmall Emporium of the Weird at Holiday Inn in Everett. Repeats in Nov. Free.

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 offers 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.

Wine bike ride

June 7, 2015

18 miles NE

Woodinville Wine Ride is a 30-mile bike ride on paved trails from Woodinville to a wine tasting and food sampling in Magnuson Park, and then back to a party.

Marathon & fitness expo

June 11 - 13, 2015

1.5 miles south

Best films

June 12 - 14, 2015

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, parade (Sat. 10 a.m.), and car show (Sat. 12 - 3 p.m.) at Lake Wilderness Park. Free.

International Dance Festival

June 12 - 27, 2015

Seattle locations

Seattle International Dance Festival is an explosion of dance and the arts both indoors and outdoors.

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.

Bike ride in south Bellevue

June 13, 2015

13 miles east

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

Lunch on a cruise ship

June 14, 2015

2.7 miles NW

Enjoy lunch aboard a cruise liner parked at Pier 91, prepared by the ship’s executive chef, at Holland America Champagne Lunch to benefit charity, $30.

Street band festival

June 18 - 21, 2015

Seattle locations

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

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. Mostly free.

Wooden yacht parade & tour

June 19 - 21, 2015

0.5 mile west

Watch a parade of classic boats on the Seattle waterfront Friday 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.

Photography weekend

June 19 - 21, 2015

1 mile north

PhotoFest offers 30 free talks and workshops about photography, 7 photo walks, and a chance to meet reps from the camera industry at Glazer’s Camera.

Fremont parade and fair

June 19 - 21, 2015

4 miles north

Redmond beer festival

June 19 - 21, 2015

15 miles east

Washington Brewers Festival offers 400 beers from Washington breweries, live music, food trucks, and a kids’ 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 (and earlier)

34 miles north

Marysville Strawberry Festival is a family event with a carnival, vendors, strawberry shortcake, berry run, and a grand parade with fireworks Sat. evening.

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.

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.

Zoo concerts

June 19 - Aug. 19, 2015 (June sold out)

5 miles north

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

Pet expo

June 20, 2015

1 mile NW

Bring your pet (see tips) to Seattle Pet Expo, which offers vendors, vaccinations, entertainment, and adoptions at the Seattle convention center. Free.

Community festival

June 20, 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.

Black arts festival

June 20 - 21, 2015 (and Fri. p.m.)

1 mile NW

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

Father’s Day letters

June 20 - 21, 2015

1 mile east

Hear touching and hilarious letters that were written to or by famous fathers when Letters Aloud presents Dear Dad on Capitol Hill. Video.

Strawberry fest / car show

June 20 - 21, 2015

11 miles south

Wild Strawberry Festival has 2 days of entertainment, music, food vendors, and family activities at Burien Town Square, plus Sunday car show & chili cook-off.

Father’s Day train ride

June 20 - 21, 2015

27 miles east

Fathers get a free 70-minute train ride at Northwest Railway Museum with any paid child on Father’s Day weekend, departing from North Bend or Snoqualmie.

Onion festival

June 20 - 21, 2015

262 miles SE

The Sweet Onion Festival includes great food & beer, entertainment, vendors, onion-eating contests, a kids’ zone, and 5K, in Walla Walla. Free admission.

Father’s Day restaurants

June 21, 2015

Seattle area

OpenTable lists restaurants that offer special brunch, lunch, and dinner menus on Father’s Day.

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.

Indoor art show

June 24 - 28, 2015

15 miles north

The Kenmore Art Show is a relaxed event at Bastyr University. See the entertainment schedule. Free.

Taste of the northwest

June 25, 2015

2 miles south

Guest Chef Spectacular includes tastes from dozens of local restaurants and wineries, plus coffee and live music at Seattle Center to support FareStart.

Taste of Snoqualmie

June 26, 2015

30 miles east

Sample from 25 wineries, 15 breweries, and 15 local restaurants at SipFest, which includes live music in picturesque Snoqualmie.

Short plays

June 26 - 27, 2015

1 mile east

See low-budget works by local playwrights on Capitol Hill at the One-Act Play Festival at Eclectic Theater.

Taste of Tacoma

June 26 - 28, 2015

40 miles south

Taste of Tacoma offers restaurant food, arts & crafts, live entertainment, cooking show, and beer/wine tasting at Point Defiance Park. Free admission.

Garden tours

June 27, 2015

Ballard & Mill Creek

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.

Crafts show

June 27 - 28, 2015

1 mile NW

Shop for handcrafted clothing, jewelry, toys, stationery, art, candles, housewares, and food at Urban Craft Uprising Summer Show in the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center. Repeats in December. Free.

Shoreline Arts Festival

June 27 - 28, 2015

12 miles north

Shoreline Arts Festival has a juried art show, ethnic festival, breakfast, food court, music, 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, vendors, free family fun, and a Sunday auto show 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.

Air show in Olympia

June 27 - 28, 2015

66 miles south

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

Concerts at the locks

June 27 - Sept. 7, 2015 (begins May 31)

6 miles NW

Hear a 2 p.m. concert on the lawn at beautiful Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard. Free.

Music on a farm

June 27 - Sept. 13, 2015 (weekends)

42 miles NW via Bainbridge Ferry

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

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.

Bizarre miniature golf

June 28 - July 5, 2015

2 miles east

Smash Putt is weird & wacky mechanized miniature golf with interactive art, robots, golf-ball cannons, and a bar at 1110 23rd Avenue. Requires age 21 ID.
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