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Seattle events July 2024

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July 18Ice CubeAngel Winds
July 19 - 21Block PartyCapitol Hill
July 19 - 21Judy CollinsJazz Alley
July 19Idina MenzelParamount
July 19Patti LaBelleTulalip
July 20Dwight YoakamAngel Winds
July 20Hootie & the BlowfishWhite River
July 20 - 21John LegendChateau St. M.
July 20Something CorporateMarymoor
July 21The RootsWoodland Park
July 23Toad Wet SprocketNeptune
July 25 - 27Timber Music FestivalCarnation
July 26Chris BrownClimate Pledge
July 27BlastfestFisher Pavilion
July 27Chris StapletonT-Mobile Park
July 29Norah JonesWoodland Park
July 31/1The DecemberistsWoodland Park
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Early fireworks  FREE

July 3, 2024

multiple locations

Watch a fireworks show one day early.

Fireworks  FREE

July 4, 2024

multiple locations

Fireworks cruise

July 4, 2024

multiple locations

Watch the fireworks aboard a yacht on Lake Union with a no-host bar. Must be age 21+.

  • Argosy 4 hours with DJ from Kirkland.
  • Waterways 2.5 hours with DJ, appetizers, and dessert from South Lake Union.

Fourth of July - Seattle  FREE

July 4, 2024

Seattle (multiple locations)

Seafair Summer Fourth features fireworks exploding above Lake Union at 10:20 p.m. Gates open 3 p.m. and close 11 p.m. Optional reserved seats for sale.

  • North end of Lake Union
    Gas Works Park has a kids’ zone, music stage, bicycle storage, beer gardens, and food & drink vendors.
  • South end of Lake Union
    Lake Union Park has a beer garden, and food & drink vendors.

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Parades

July 4, 2024

multiple locations

Watch a patriotic Fourth of July parade with marching bands, drill teams, and classic cars.

Fireworks party in Seattle

July 4, 2024 (8 to 11 p.m.)

Downtown (0.6 miles S)

A $54 ticket to 4th of July includes a drink ticket, food and drink for sale, games and activities, and unobstructed views of sunset at 9:10 p.m. and fireworks above Lake Union at 10:20 p.m. from atop the Columbia Center at Sky View Observatory, 700 4th Ave. in Seattle. Must be age 14+.

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Welcome new Americans  FREE

July 4, 2024 (12 to 1 p.m.)

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Watch 400 people from many countries become Americans at the emotional naturalization ceremony at Seattle Center, with patriotic music and a ceremony in Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle.

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Fireworks dinner cruise

July 4, 2024

Eastlake (1.3 miles N)

Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise includes a buffet dinner and 2.5 hours on Lake Union and Lake Washington, departing from Chandler’s Cove, 901 Fairview Ave. N in Seattle. Boarding begins at 8 p.m.

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Fourth of July - Bainbridge

July 4, 2024

Bainbridge (11 miles via ferry)

Take the Bainbridge Island ferry on foot to Grand Old Fourth of July for a pancake breakfast, car show, fun run, street fair, beer/wine garden, activities for kids, and a 1 p.m. parade. Most events are on Winslow Way or at Waterfront Park, 301 Shannon Drive SE on Bainbridge Island. Schedule.

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Fourth of July - Tacoma  FREE

July 4, 2024

Tacoma (37 miles S)

Wear sunscreen and head to Summer Blast for “a full day of live music, food, entertainment, and craft vendors” plus offshore fireworks at 10 p.m. See separate live music schedules for Cummings Park at 3939 Ruston Way, and for Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance Park, 5361 Yacht Club Road.

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Fire show  FREE

July 5, 2024 (8 to 11 p.m.)

Capitol Hill (2.4 miles NE)

Watch fire spinners practice their sport inside a fire circle during Northwest Flow Fest Community Fire Jam on the grass near Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E Galer St. in Seattle.

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Pioneer Square festival  FREE

July 6, 2024

Pioneer Square (1 mile S)

Pioneer Square Fest promises 20 art vendors and live music at Occidental Square Park, 117 S Washington St. in Seattle. Outdoor music is free, but indoor events on Friday and Saturday require tickets.

Seafair Pirates  FREE

July 6, 2024 (1 to 5 p.m.)

Alki (7.1 miles SW)

Seattle Seafair Pirates make their traditional landing at Alki Beach Park, 2701 Alki Ave. SW in Seattle. The pirates will entertain kids on the beach beginning about 1:30 p.m.

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Celebrity softball game

July 6, 2024 (4 p.m.)

Tacoma (37 miles S)

Hosted by Geno Smith of the Seahawks, Seattle All-Star Classic features “a celebrity home run derby followed by a star-studded celebrity softball game” at Cheney Stadium, 2502 S Tyler St. in Tacoma.

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Traditional music

July 6 - 7, 2024 (1:30 p.m.)

Port Townsend (57 miles NW via ferry)

Festival of American Fiddle Tunes holds public performances at Fort Worden State Park, 200 Battery Way in Port Townsend.

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Brazilian music  FREE

July 7, 2024 (2 p.m.)

Seattle Center (0.8 miles NW)

The band Show Brazil performs a lively concert at Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle.

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Uplifting musical

July 7 - 14, 2024

Everett & Issaquah

“A bewitching musical that celebrates love, resilience, and the spirit of hope” [Daily News], Once On This Island is about a fearless peasant girl searching for her place in the world and ready to risk it all for love, at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. in Everett.

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Climate conference

July 10 - 13, 2024

Lower Queen Anne (0.8 miles NW)

Bloomberg Green Festival includes food events, entertainment, films, tours, and talks by government leaders and climate innovator at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle. Schedule. Outdoor events are free, and indoor passes begin at $79.

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Acrobatic show  FREE

July 11, 2024 (7 to 10 p.m.)

Northlake (3.9 miles N)

Seattle Summer Series promises “free music, circus arts, acro yoga, dance, flow, visual art, and DJ music” for all ages at Gas Works Park, 2101 N Northlake Way in Seattle. No ticket or RSVP is needed for this public event.

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Cuban dance festival

July 11 - 14, 2024

Seattle (multiple locations)

Seattle Cuban Dance Fest offers dance classes at the University of Washington and dance parties with live Cuban bands around Seattle. Dorm rooms available. Schedule.

Hippie music festival

July 11 - 14, 2024

Carnation (30 miles E)

Enjoy nearly 50 local artists in the forest at BrodieNation Music Festival on two stages near the Tolt River at 7330 Tolt River Road NE in Carnation. Must be age 21+. Optional tent camping.

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King County Fair

July 11 - 14, 2024

Enumclaw (43 miles SE)

The King County Fair offers food, beer/wine, music, carnival rides, vendors, entertainment, demonstrations, 4H animals, and a rodeo (Fri. 6 p.m.) at Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. SE in Enumclaw.

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Dance performance

July 12, 2024 (1 & 7:30 p.m.)

Belltown (0.2 miles W)

Seattle Theatre Group presents the annual multi-cultural DANCE This at The Moore Theatre, 1932 2nd Ave. in Seattle.

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Party at the zoo

July 12, 2024 (4:30 p.m.)

Phinney Ridge (4.1 miles N)

Jungle Party: Tails of the Treetops for $150 includes a reception with complimentary appetizers and specialty drinks, live animals, and a silent charity auction in the North Meadow of Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N in Seattle. Bring age 21+ ID. Optional dinner.

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1970s concert

July 12 - 13, 2024 (7:30 p.m.)

Downtown (0.3 miles S)

Dozens of Seattle musicians play songs from the best rock & roll movie ever made at Seattle’s Tribute to The Last Waltz for all ages at The Triple Door, 216 Union St. in Seattle.

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Redmond Derby Days  FREE

July 12 - 13, 2024

Redmond (15 miles NE)

Redmond Derby Days has craft vendors, carnival rides, a beer/wine garden, entertainment, a bike race at Marymoor (Fri. 7 p.m.), a pancake breakfast (Sat.), a kids’ bike parade (Sat. 10 a.m.), a grand parade (Sat. 11 a.m.), and a lighted drone show (Sat. 10 p.m.) at Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 NE 85th St. in Redmond. Additional vendors at Redmond Town Center. Schedule.

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Everett street fair  FREE

July 12 - 13, 2024

Everett (29 miles N)

Salty Sea Days features live music, a beer garden, and family-friendly activities, centered around 2900 Wetmore Ave. in Everett. Friday (4 to 10 p.m.) & Saturday (noon to 10 p.m.).

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Music festival

July 12 - 14, 2024

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Day In Day Out is a “highly curated mix-tape-inspired experience” for all ages, with a dozen music acts plus DJs, food trucks, a beer garden, and a VIP lounge at Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle.

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Ballard seafood festival  FREE

July 12 - 14, 2024

Ballard (5.4 miles NW)

Eat seafood and more, visit the beer garden, watch live music, and browse arts & crafts (Sat. & Sun.) at Ballard SeafoodFest on NW Market St. and on Ballard Ave. NW. Festi-Bowl skateboarding festival is Saturday at Ballard Commons Park, 5701 22nd Ave. NW in Seattle.

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Kirkland wine festival

July 12 - 14, 2024

Kirkland (11 miles NE)

Enjoy art, food, wine, and shopping from craft vendors at Kirkland Uncorked on the water at Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza in Kirkland. The craft market is open to all ages. The separate tasting garden has live music for age 21+.

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Bikes, beer, bands in Bellingham

July 12 - 14, 2024

Bellingham (89 miles N)

Northwest Tune-Up promises “a thrilling fusion of world-class mountain biking, adrenaline-pumping bike races, award-winning breweries, and live performances by top-tier musicians” for all ages at Waypoint Park, 1145 Granary Ave. in Bellingham. No dogs.

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Polish festival  FREE

July 13, 2024 (12 to 7 p.m.)

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Polish Festival Seattle offers Polish music, dance, food, crafts, workshops, a beer garden, and vodka tasting at the Seattle Center Armory and the outdoor amphitheater nearby.

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Wallingford family parade  FREE

July 13, 2024 (11 a.m.)

Wallingford (4.8 miles N)

Children, families, dogs, drill teams, marching bands, and floats join Wallingford Parade, which begins at Meridian Playground, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N in Seattle and then moves west on N. 45th Street (from Bagley to Woodlawn). The 2024 theme is “heroes.” Read how to participate.

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Phinney beer tasting

July 13, 2024 (4 to 7 p.m.)

Phinney Ridge (5.1 miles N)

Enjoy micro brews, pub snacks, and music outdoors at $41 Summer Beer Taste at Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N in Seattle. No kids or pets. Held in summer & winter.

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Taste of Snoqualmie

July 13, 2024 (5 to 8 p.m.)

Snoqualmie (29 miles E)

SipFest is a $49 wine, beer, and food tasting event with food for sale at Railroad Community Park, 7971 Railroad Ave. in Snoqualmie. Buy tickets online, and bring a glass plus age 21+ ID. No pets.

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Dog day

July 13, 2024 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

University Place (43 miles SW)

Bark by the Bay is “full of dog activities and games, an art project, treat hunting, vendors, and food trucks” with adoptions, training demos, and off-leash zones for $10 per vehicle at Chambers Creek Regional Park, 6320 Grandview Drive W in University Place.

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Bicycle to Portland

July 13 - 14, 2024

University District (4 miles NE)

The non-competitive 206-mile Seattle to Portland (STP) bike ride is one of America’s best, with 10,000 participants departing from north of Husky Stadium and taking one or two days to make the trip south.

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West Seattle festival  FREE

July 13 - 14, 2024

West Seattle (5.6 miles SW)

West Seattle Summer Fest is a neighborhood street fair with arts and crafts, two stages of live music, local food, a beer garden, and a kids’ zone at West Seattle Junction, 4210 SW Oregon St. in Seattle.

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Wedgwood Art Festival  FREE

July 13 - 14, 2024

Wedgwood (7.4 miles NE)

The neighborhood Wedgwood Art Festival has northwest artists, live music, food, a beer garden, and a variety of family entertainment outdoors at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave. NE in Seattle. No pets.

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Eastside small art fair  FREE

July 13 - 14, 2024

Redmond (15 miles NE)

Redmond Arts Festival has 60 art booths and live entertainment at Redmond Town Center, 7525 166th Ave. NE in Redmond.

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Kent family festival  FREE

July 13 - 14, 2024

Kent (20 miles S)

Kent Cornucopia Days is a street fair with food vendors, a kids’ zone, a car show (Sat. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.), a 5K run (Sat. 9 a.m.), and a parade on 4th Avenue (Sun. 1 p.m.). The main entertainment stage is at Town Square Plaza, 115 2nd Ave. N in Kent.

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Bluegrass festival

July 13 - 14, 2024

Shelton (86 miles SE)

Bluegrass from the Forest Festival features national headliners, contests, a band scramble, mandolin tasting, youth programs, vendors, and jamming, with camping available, at Shelton South Mason Soccer Park, 2102 E Johns Prairie Road in Shelton.

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Diversity block party  FREE

July 14, 2024 (12 to 5 p.m.)

South Lake Union (1 mile N)

Promising 60 vendors, food, a beer garden, music, live art, performers, and family activities, Mexican Filipino Tianguis Block Party seeks “to help everyone break out of their comfort zones to help build connections” at 1011 Valley Street in Seattle.

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Run for ice cream

July 14, 2024

Mount Baker (4.9 miles SE)

Sundae Runday is a (10K, 5K, 2-mile) run or walk on park trails and closed roads along the shores of Lake Washington, plus a kids’ dash and costume contest, followed by an ice cream sundae. It begins at Genesee Park, 4316 S Genesee St. in Seattle.

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Mill Creek fair  FREE

July 14, 2024

Mill Creek (23 miles N)

Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair has an artist gallery, food vendors, a beer garden, a kids’ plaza, entertainment, and a free shuttle bus from the parking lot of Henry M. Jackson High School, 1508 136th St. SE in Mill Creek.

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Sand castle competition  FREE

July 14, 2024

Long Beach (173 miles SW)

See incredible sand sculptures built by competing teams at the Pacific Ocean during Sandsations at Bolstad Beach Approach, Bolstad Ave. W in Long Beach. Awards ceremony is Saturday. Schedule.

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Run for ice cream  FREE

July 18, 2024 (SOLD OUT)

Wallingford (3.5 miles N)

The Ice Cream Dash is a group run of 3 or 5 miles beginning at Brooks Trailhead, 3400 Stone Way N in Seattle. After the run, “reward yourself with some delicious ice cream.”

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Funny murder mystery

July 18 - 21, 2024

(began this month on July 9)

Downtown (0.2 miles SE)

Inspired by the classic board game and based on the movie, Clue is a whodunit featuring six mysterious guests in a mansion where “murder and blackmail are on the menu” at The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 5th Ave. in Seattle. Closed Monday.

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Summer festival in Olympia  FREE

July 18 - 21, 2024

(began this month on July 17)

Olympia (62 miles S)

Lakefair at Capital Lake includes carnival rides, food booths, vendors, entertainment, a car show (Fri.), a parade (Sat. 5 p.m.), and fireworks (Sun. 10 p.m.) at Heritage Park, 5th Ave. SW in Olympia.

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Chamber music

July 18 - 26, 2024

(began this month on July 1)

Downtown (0.3 miles S)

Seattle Chamber Music Society’s Summer Festival has free recitals before performances at Nordstrom Recital Hall in Benaroya Hall, 200 University St. in Seattle.

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Shakespeare in the park  FREE

July 18 - Aug. 4, 2024

(began this month on July 7)

Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Eastside

Watch a live two-hour performance of The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare in many Puget Sound parks during Wooden O. You can bring blankets, chairs, and food.

Dance in the park  FREE

July 18 - Aug. 27, 2024

(began this month on July 9)

Seattle (multiple locations)

Dancing ‘til Dusk offers a dance lesson the first hour, followed by music and dancing 18 evenings in downtown Seattle parks. The Aug. 21 fundraiser is not free.

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Concerts (east)  FREE

July 18 - Aug. 29, 2024

(began this month on July 16)

East of Seattle

Concerts (south)  FREE

July 18 - Aug. 29, 2024

(began this month on July 2)

South of Seattle

Concerts at Marymoor Park

July 18 - Sept. 7, 2024

Redmond (16 miles NE)

Marymoor Live presents a wide variety of live music in a green setting. Bring cash for parking, and a blanket or chairs to Marymoor Park, 6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE in Redmond.

  • July 18 — Primus
  • July 20 — Something Corporate

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Movies in Seattle parks  FREE

July 18 - Sept. 14, 2024

(began this month on July 3)

Seattle (multiple locations)

Center City Cinema screens movies outdoors at dusk, with pre-show activities beginning at 6 or 7 p.m. See schedule.

Eastside Beer Week

July 19 - 21, 2024

(began this month on July 13)

Eastside (multiple locations)

Enjoy beer tasting, dinners, and flights scheduled during Eastside Beer Week. Bring age 21+ ID.

Bite of Seattle  FREE

July 19 - 21, 2024

Lower Queen Anne (0.8 miles NW)

Buy tastes from 250 vendors at Bite of Seattle, which has cooking demos, wine & beer gardens, and 65 bands at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle. Friday is least crowded.

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Capitol Hill rock concert

July 19 - 21, 2024

Capitol Hill (1 mile E)

Capitol Hill Block Party is a three-day music festival with 70 bands, DJs, craft booths, food trucks, and beer gardens. Enter at 12th Ave. & E Pike St.

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Indian Powwow

July 19 - 21, 2024

Magnolia (6.6 miles NW)

Seafair Indian Days Powwow includes competitive dancing, drumming, native dress, native art for sale, food booths, and a daily salmon bake outdoors in Discovery Park at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way in Seattle. No pets. Frequently asked questions. Donation.

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Alki Point art fair  FREE

July 19 - 21, 2024

Alki (7.1 miles SW)

Shop from 120 artists, buy food, visit the kids’ zone, and hear live music (Sat. & Sun.) at Alki Art Fair along the shoreline near Alki Beach Park Bathhouse, 2701 Alki Ave. SW in Seattle.

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Family festival  FREE

July 19 - 21, 2024

Mountlake Terrace (14 miles N)

Tour de Terrace has a street fair, carnival rides, entertainment, food vendors, a beer garden, a parade (Fri. 6:45 p.m. on 56th Ave. W), a car show (Sat. until 3 p.m.), and a pancake breakfast (Sat. & Sun.) at Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W in Mountlake Terrace.

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Drag racing

July 19 - 21, 2024

Kent (28 miles SE)

Watch stars of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) compete in dragsters, funny cars, and motorcycles at the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways, 31001 144th Ave. SE in Kent.

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Snohomish festival  FREE

July 19 - 21, 2024

Snohomish (37 miles NE)

Kla Ha Ya Days begins Friday with a kids’ fair (3 to 7 p.m.) and a balloon glow (dusk). Saturday includes a pancake breakfast and a parade (10 a.m.). Saturday & Sunday have entertainment, a street fair, and a beer garden. The Sunday car show is on 1st Street in Snohomish.

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Lavender festival

July 19 - 21, 2024

Sequim (68 miles NW via ferry)

Sequim Lavender Festival offers farm visits that are mostly free, a farmer’s market at the Civic Center, a dance (7 p.m. Sat.), and a free street fair with live music and 145 food & craft vendors at Carrie Blake Park, 202 N Blake Ave. in Sequim.

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Darrington Bluegrass Festival

July 19 - 21, 2024

Darrington (72 miles NE)

Hear great music outdoors, visit the food vendors, and camp at Darrington Bluegrass Festival at Darrington Bluegrass Music Park, 42501 State Rte 530 NE in Darrington. Children age 12 and younger are free.

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Shakespeare in the park  FREE

July 19 - Aug. 17, 2024

(began this month on July 13)

Seattle, Lynnwood, Burien, Fall City

Bring a blanket or chair, and maybe a picnic to eat while watching GreenStage perform either a full-length play by Shakespeare (Twelfth Night or Henry VI parts 2 & 3) or an abbreviated version ( All’s Well that Ends Well or Julius Caesar) in a park. Schedule.

Concerts (north)  FREE

July 19 - Aug. 31, 2024

(began this month on July 9)

North of Seattle

Baseball

July 19 - Sept. 29, 2024

SoDo (1.6 miles S)

Watch the Seattle Mariners play an exciting home game at T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave. S in Seattle.

  • July 19 - 21 — Houston Astros
  • July 22 - 24 — L.A. Angels

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Soccer

July 19 - Oct. 18, 2024

Pioneer Square (1.3 miles S)

Watch the women of Seattle Reign play a home game at Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Ave. S in Seattle.

  • July 19 — Utah Royals
  • July 28 — Club Tijuana Femenil

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Taste of Pike Place

July 19 - Dec. 31, 2024

(began this month on July 1)

Downtown (0.4 miles SW)

Meet 9 artisan vendors and enjoy delicious samples on the highly rated $68 Chef Guided Food Tour of Pike Place Market. Meet your chef and friendly tour guide outside Simply Seattle, at 1600 1st Ave.

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Underground tour

July 19 - Dec. 31, 2024

(began this month on July 1)

Pioneer Square (0.8 miles S)

Hear about Seattle’s weird history and why they raised all of the streets and sidewalks on the $30 Underground History Tour at Beneath the Streets, 102 Cherry St. in Seattle.

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Lunch specials in Chinatown

July 20, 2024 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

International District (1.2 miles S)

Visit Asian restaurants that offer menu items for $4, $6, and $8 during Food Walk, beginning at Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S in Seattle. Held in multiple months.

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Classical music in the park  FREE

July 20, 2024 (7 p.m.)

Capitol Hill (3.3 miles NE)

You’re welcome to bring a blanket, chairs, and even a picnic to Chamber Music in the Park, a live concert in Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E in Seattle.

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Parade in West Seattle  FREE

July 20, 2024 (11 a.m.)

West Seattle (5.9 miles SW)

West Seattle Grand Parade includes pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, and pageantry heading south on California Avenue SW (from Lander Street to Edmunds Street). Watch runners in the Float Dodger 5K just before the parade.

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Burien block party  FREE

July 20, 2024 (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

Burien (12 miles S)

Olde Burien Block Party features food vendors, a beer garden, kids’ activities, a family dance party (11 a.m.), and live music (5 to 10 p.m.) at SW 152nd St. & 9th Ave. SW in Burien.

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Eastside wine walk

July 20, 2024 (6 to 9 p.m.)

Issaquah (17 miles E)

The Downtown Issaquah Wine & Art Walk includes 12 tasting tokens to redeem at shops along picturesque Front Street. Check in at Downtown Issaquah Association, 232 Front St. N in Issaquah for age 21+. Bring your own glass. Held in May and July.

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Music in the great outdoors

July 20, 2024 (4 to 8 p.m.)

Bothell (25 miles NE)

Watch 10 local bands and solo artists perform original works ranging from singer/songwriter and blues, to indie rock, folk, jazz, and hip-hop at Redfellow Music Festival in Starlight Meadows, 16324 51st Ave. SE in Bothell.

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Rally-racing car show  FREE

July 20, 2024 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Snoqualmie (30 miles E)

DirtFish SummerFest promises thrill rides, car shows, special guests, raffle prizes, food trucks, local vendors, and DJ music at DirtFish Rally School, 7001 396th Drive SE in Snoqualmie.

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Small-town festival  FREE

July 20, 2024 (12 to 10 p.m.)

North Bend (30 miles E)

Block Party offers outdoor vendors, a free kids’ zone, a locally sourced beer and wine garden (2 to 10 p.m.), and nine musical performances along E North Bend Way (between Bendigo and Ballarat).

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Festival in Lakewood  FREE

July 20, 2024 (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

Lakewood (41 miles S)

SummerFest has 100 vendors, 25 food trucks, a beer garden, live music, motocross, classic cars (until 4 p.m.), fire dancers (8:45 p.m.), a drone show (9:45 p.m.), and a balloon glow (dusk) at Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave. SW in Lakewood. Schedule.

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Japanese festival  FREE

July 20 - 21, 2024 (2 to 8 p.m.)

Central District (1.8 miles SE)

Honor ancestors at Bon Odori Festival with folk dancing, Taiko drums, a beer garden, a thrift store, Japanese food & crafts, and a reggae band (evenings) at Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple, 1427 South Main St. in Seattle. (Bon Odori Summer Festival is a smaller event on July 28 at 710 6th Ave. S.)

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Vashon strawberry festival  FREE

July 20 - 21, 2024 (a few events Fri.)

Vashon (18 miles SW via ferry)

Vashon Island Strawberry Festival has a zany parade on Saturday at 11 a.m. (preceded by kids at 10:45 a.m.), live music, a beverage garden, carnival rides, and vendors. The main stage is located at Vashon Village, 17205 Vashon Hwy SW in Vashon. Expect ferry boat delays.

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Small medieval fair

July 20 - 21, 2024 (12 to 5 p.m.)

Carnation (28 miles E)

Saint James Faire opens at noon with craft shops, archery and sword demonstrations, puppetry, music, dance, and lunch (dinner by reservation), at Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road NE in Carnation. Children age 5 and younger are free.

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Gig Harbor art fair  FREE

July 20 - 21, 2024

Gig Harbor (49 miles SW)

Shop from 150 artists, hear live music, shop for food, and visit the kids’ corner at Summer Art Festival in Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 78th Ave. NW in Gig Harbor. Free shuttle bus.

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Slug festival

July 20 - 21, 2024 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Eatonville (54 miles S)

Celebrate the state’s slimy slugs with human slug races, slug talks, slugs on display, and kids’ crafts during Slug Fest at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, 11610 Trek Drive E in Eatonville.

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Movies in Kirkland  FREE

July 20 & 27, 2024 (6 & 8 p.m.)

Kirkland (17 miles NE)

Bring a blanket or chair to watch two movies per night on a giant LED screen during Outdoor Summer Movies at Juanita Beach Park, 9703 Juanita Drive NE in Kirkland.

  • July 20 (6 pm) — Barbie, PG-13
  • July 20 (8 pm) — Mission Impossible Dead Reckoning Part 1, PG-13
  • July 27 (6 pm) — Back to the Future, PG
  • July 27 (8 pm) — Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark, PG

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Renaissance fair

July 20 - Aug. 18, 2024 (weekends)

Snohomish (33 miles NE)

Mingle with medieval knights, jesters, and peasants at the Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire, which has entertainment, craft & food vendors, plus alehouses for adults at Meadow Wood Equestrian Center, 18601 Sky Meadows Lane in Snohomish. No pets.

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Winery concerts

July 20 - Sept. 28, 2024

(began this month on July 16)

Woodinville (18 miles NE)

Summer Concerts feature “some of the best artists in jazz, rock, blues, and contemporary music” in the amphitheater at Chateau Ste. Michelle, 14111 NE 145th St. in Woodinville. Bring a blanket or low-back chair if you buy a lawn ticket.

  • July 20 & 21 — John Legend
  • July 27 — Stray Cats

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Soccer

July 20 - Oct. 19, 2024

Pioneer Square (1.3 miles S)

Watch the Seattle Sounders play a home game at Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Ave. S in Seattle.

  • July 20 — Los Angeles FC
  • July 26 — Minnesota United FC

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Ride the mini train  FREE

July 20 - Oct. 27, 2024 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

(began this month on July 14)

Skykomish (66 miles NE)

Ride atop a miniature steam train over a bridge and through a tunnel for 10 minutes, and then visit the gift shop at Great Northern & Cascade Railway, 101 5th St. N in pretty Skykomish. (Or see the schedule for Kitsap Live Steamers in Port Orchard.)

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Chinatown parade  FREE

July 21, 2024 (7 to 9 p.m.)

International District (1.2 miles S)

Chinatown Seafair Parade features lion and dragon dances, martial arts, and the Chinese Girls Drill Team in the international district, passing by Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave. S in Seattle.

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Triathlon

July 21, 2024

Seward Park (6 miles SE)

Watch 1500 athletes swim, bike, and run in the Seafair Triathlon at Seward Park, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S in Seattle. Schedule.

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Tacoma art festival  FREE

July 21, 2024 (12 to 7 p.m.)

Tacoma (36 miles S)

Music & art lovers converge on 6th Avenue in Tacoma (from Alder St. to State St.) for Art on the Ave, which promises local artists, music, food vendors, beer gardens, a kids’ zone, and entertainment on a stage at TAPCO Credit Union, 2802 6th Ave. in Tacoma.

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Zoo concerts

July 21 - Aug. 21, 2024

Phinney Ridge (4.1 miles N)

ZooTunes features world-class artists at Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N in Seattle. Children age 2 and younger are free.

  • July 21 — The Roots
  • July 25 — Violent Femmes
  • July 29 — Norah Jones
  • July 31 & Aug. 1 — The Decemberists

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Movies in Bellevue  FREE

July 23 - Aug. 22, 2024 (dusk)

(began this month on July 16)

Bellevue (10 miles E)

Pre-movie entertainment begins at 7 p.m., and Summer Outdoor Movies begin at dusk on a 40-foot screen. Bring a blanket or chairs.

  • Tuesdays — Bellevue Downtown Park
    • July 23 — DC League of SuperPets
    • July 30 — The Mighty Ducks

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Adult science night

July 24, 2024 (5:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Play games, try hands-on activities, watch a laser show, visit the butterfly house, see a planetarium program, hang out with smart people, and buy a drink at the bar during $35 Summer Nights Happy Hour for age 21+ at Pacific Science Center, 200 2nd Ave. N in Seattle. Held July 24, Aug. 21, Sept. 25, 2024.

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Forest music festival

July 25 - 27, 2024

Carnation (27 miles E)

Timber Outdoor Music Festival has 25 music artists, nature walks, bike rides, yoga, art, a 5K run Fri. & Sat., stargazing Sat., and camping in forested Tolt River–John MacDonald Park, 31020 NE 40th St. in Carnation. Children age 12 and younger are free. No dogs.

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Hawaiian festival near Portland

July 25 - 28, 2024

Vancouver (166 miles S)

Four Days of Aloha offers workshops, hula dancing, craft and food vendors, and concerts in Esther Short Park, 605 Esther St. in Vancouver.

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Waterfront festival

July 26, 2024 (5:30 to 9 p.m.)

Seattle waterfront (0.5 mile W)

Pier Party promises “live music, dancers, interactive activities, food, and fun” at Pier 62, 1951 Alaskan Way in Seattle. Your $100 ticket includes dinner, dessert, drinks, and validated parking for age 21+.

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International festival  FREE

July 26, 2024 (5 to 8 p.m.)

International District (1.3 miles S)

JamFest promises “music, performances, games, and family activities” in the alleyways outside Wing Luke Museum, 719 S King St. in Seattle.

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Thomas Train ride

July 26, 2024

Snoqualmie (29 miles E)

Buy tickets online for Day Out With Thomas, which includes several train rides plus an hour of stories and crafts for kids at Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie Depot, 38625 SE King St. in Snoqualmie.

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Seattle Art Fair

July 26 - 28, 2024 (preview Thurs.)

SoDo (1.5 miles S)

Seattle Art Fair showcases art from 90 galleries around the world at Lumen Field Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave. S in Seattle.

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Bellevue art fair  FREE

July 26 - 28, 2024

Bellevue (10 miles E)

Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair is one of America’s best. The museum is free during the fair and has free art projects for kids (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.). The entertainment stage is across the street at the mall’s east entrance. Shop from 300 curated artists on the ground floor of Bellevue Square’s west parking garage at 600 100th Place NE in Bellevue.

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Swing dance

July 26 - 28, 2024 (SOLD OUT)

Wallingford (11 miles N)

Attend workshops and dance to live music with fun people at the Northwest Balboa Festival at three venues. Evening dances are at OmCulture Wallingford, 2210 N Pacific St. in Seattle.

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Vintage car show

July 26 - 28, 2024

Puyallup (37 miles S)

See 2,500 custom, classic, and muscle cars and trucks plus hot rods during Pacific Northwest Nationals at the Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave. SW in Puyallup. Do not bring pets, food, or drink.

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Movies at Seattle Center  FREE

July 26 - Aug. 23, 2024

Seattle Center (0.8 miles NW)

Watch movies on a 40-foot screen with captions at Movies at the Mural on the lawn at Mural Amphitheater, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle. Bring low-back chairs, blankets, or bean bags. Begins at dusk, roughly 9 p.m.

  • July 26 — The Princess Bride (PG)
  • Aug. 2 — Everything Everywhere... (R)
  • Aug. 3 — PNB Dance Film Festival 9 p.m.
  • Aug. 9 — Dune 1984 (PG-13)
  • Aug. 16 — Singles (PG-13)
  • Aug. 23 — Color Purple, musical (PG-13)

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Titanic exhibition

July 26 - Sept. 8, 2024

Belltown (0.7 miles S)

See “original artifacts and personal belongings that tell touching stories of the ship's passengers and crew” plus recreated first-class and third-class rooms at Titanic: The Exhibition in the Maritime Building, 906 Alaskan Way in Seattle. Your ticket includes a narrated audio guide.

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Torchlight parade  FREE

July 27, 2024 (3 to 6 p.m.)

Downtown (0 miles)

Colorful floats, drill teams, and pirates move down 4th Avenue (from Seattle Center to Seneca Street) in the Seafair Torchlight Parade. Optional reserved seats for sale. Live broadcast on KIRO TV. Westlake Center has food trucks and live entertainment beginning at 1 p.m.

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Afrobeats music

July 27, 2024 (3 to 10 p.m.)

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Asake is the headliner at Blastfest, an all-ages concert celebrating “music, culture, and diversity” at Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle. The beer garden is for age 21+. Gates open at 2 p.m.

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Circus show

July 27, 2024 (8 to 10 p.m.)

SoDo (2.8 miles S)

Circus Etc. Cabaret: Hip Hop Circus is a $34 “cabaret-style show” featuring talented performers who flip, spin, and drop to the beats of hip hop at Emerald City Trapeze Arts, 2702 6th Ave. S in Seattle for age 18+. Bar available.

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Farm dinner

July 27, 2024 (SOLD OUT)

Vashon (19 miles SW via ferry)

Big Sky is a fundraiser for the environment that includes local food, drinks, music, and a 4 p.m. tour of Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW in Vashon.

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Beer & cider party in Bothell

July 27, 2024 (12 to 9 p.m.)

Bothell (20 miles NE)

Summer School Brewfest promises “local beers and ciders, food specials, and live music” for age 21+ at McMenamins Anderson School, 18067 Bothell Way NE in Bothell.

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Small-town wine tasting

July 27, 2024 (5 p.m., 4 p.m. VIP)

Maple Valley (28 miles SE)

“Sample and purchase some of the area’s finest wines, spirits, ciders, and brews” at Taste of the Valley, which has 25 producers, several food trucks, and live music at Lake Wilderness Arboretum, 22520 SE 248th St. in Maple Valley. Bring age 21+ ID.

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Fashion show

July 27, 2024 (6 to 11 p.m.)

Tacoma (33 miles S)

Couture & Cars Fashion Show showcases clothing and accessory designers from the northwest in a 7 p.m. runway show followed by a 9 p.m. after party at LeMay – America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D St. in Tacoma.

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Arab Festival  FREE

July 27 - 28, 2024 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Seattle Center (1 mile NW)

Enjoy Arab music, dance, food, and children’s activities at the Arab Festival in Seattle Center Armory, 305 Harrison St. in Seattle. Events onstage begin at 2 p.m.

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Vegan food fair  FREE

July 27 - 28, 2024 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Sand Point (6.6 miles NE)

Based in Los Angeles, Vegan Street Fair will have 25 vegan vendors, all selling at least one item for $5, outdoors at Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE in Seattle.

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Craft show  FREE

July 27 - 28, 2024 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Sand Point (7.6 miles NE)

Shop for handcrafted clothing, jewelry, toys, stationery, art, candles, house wares, and food at Urban Craft Uprising Summer Show at Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park, 6310 NE 74th St. in Seattle.

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Festival of India  FREE

July 27 - 28, 2024

Redmond (15 miles NE)

Join 20,000 people enjoying Indian music, dance, games, food, art, and shopping at Ananda Mela outdoors at Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 NE 85th St. in Redmond.

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Renton River Days  FREE

July 27 - 28, 2024

Renton (16 miles SE)

Renton River Days has food vendors, a beer & wine garden, entertainment, a children’s zone, a drone show (Fri. 9:30 p.m.), a parade (Sat. 10 a.m.), and a German car show (Sunday). A pedestrian underpass connect both locations: Liberty Park & Cedar River Park, 1717 Maple Valley Hwy in Renton. A bazaar is in Renton Community Center.

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Tacoma art & culture festival  FREE

July 27 - 28, 2024 (12 to 7 p.m.)

Tacoma (35 miles S)

Mosaic has two entertainment stages, food trucks, 100 vendors, and family activities at Wright Park, 501 S I St. in Tacoma.

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Movies in Tacoma  FREE

July 27 - Aug. 23, 2024

Tacoma parks

Bring blankets or folding chairs to Outdoor Movies in the parks, which offer family-friendly activities before the PG films begin at dusk. (Also see Puyallup Movies July 19.)

  • July 27 — Space Jam (1996)

Hip-hop contest  FREE

July 28, 2024 (2 to 7 p.m.)

Downtown (0.1 miles S)

Watch 16 producers compete for a $1000 prize during Beat Masters Beat Battle at Westlake Park, 401 Pine St. in Seattle.

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Music festival

July 28, 2024 (12 to 9 p.m.)

Northlake (3.9 miles N)

Day Trip Festival features eight acts, including Fisher & Cloonee, playing house, disco, and techno music at Gas Works Park, 2101 N Northlake Way in Seattle for age 21+. No pets.

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Organic farm party

July 28, 2024 (5 to 8 p.m.)

Rainier Beach (7.5 miles SE)

“Indulge in delightful tastings prepared by some of Seattle’s top chefs using local produce grown by Washington farms” at $135 Cultivate & Celebrate, with “signature cocktails and mocktails, wine, beer, and soft drinks by regional producers” at Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands, 5513 S Cloverdale St. in Seattle for age 21+.

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Filipino Festival  FREE

July 28, 2024 (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Seward Park (7.8 miles SE)

Pista sa Nayon offers food, entertainment, arts and crafts booths, and children’s games at Seward Park Amphitheater, 5900 Lake Washington Blvd. S in Seattle.

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Concerts at Remlinger Farms

July 28 - Oct. 4, 2024

(began this month on July 17)

Carnation (27 miles E)

Rock out in the great outdoors at Remlinger Concerts at Remlinger Farms, 32610 NE 32nd St. in Carnation. Bring a low-back chair or blanket. Shuttle bus is $50 roundtrip from Seattle or Redmond.

  • July 28 — String Cheese Incident

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Welcome ships & sailors  FREE

July 30 - Aug. 4, 2024

Waterfront (1.3 miles S)

Seafair Fleet Week includes ship tours, displays, military dog demonstrations, and entertainment at Pier 46. The parade of ships is visible from along the waterfront.

  • July 30 (1 p.m.) — parade of ships
  • Aug. 1 to 4 (9:30 - 3 p.m.) — ship tours

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Concert under the stars

July 31 - Aug. 28, 2024 (6 & 8:30 p.m.)

Ballard (4.9 miles NW)

Enjoy a night of familiar songs at Concerts Under the Stars, with a stunning view from Olympic Rooftop Pavilion, 5214 Ballard Ave. NW in Seattle. Must be age 21+. Bar available.

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