SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
AUGUST 23-26, 2018
SNOQUALMIE BIKE FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Bring your bike to this gigantic bicycle festival with live music and workshops. Rides at Centennial Fields Park ranging from 25, 50 and 100 miles.
1920’s BOAT PARTY
SAT – Gatsby’s Beautiful Little Fools takes guests back to the 1920’s while being entertained by circus troupe performers, musicians, and dancers.
SAT – Lagunitas Beer Circus features live music and Freaktacular entertainment presented by Urban Artworks.
SAT – Join the Museum of Flight’s summer send-off party with food trucks, drinks, live music and outdoor games.
WINE & BEER FESTIVAL
SAT – Compete in a grape stomping competition, enjoy food and beverage vendors, and watch live chalk art.
SAT – Stand up for the Cure at Lake Sammamish State Park. All proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Puget Sound, and participants can enjoy lunch, live music, happy hour, free lessons with world SUP champions and preventative screenings.
BLUES & BREWS
SAT – Enjoy live music as you sample from over 15 different breweries and wineries. Stick around Sunday for the Funk Abides Fest in support of youth music education.
SAT-SUN – Harvest Festival archery, craft shops and sword demonstrations.
SAMBA AT SEWARD PARK
SUN – Listen to live drums at the Seattle SambaThon and enjoy cardio, culture and community!
SAT – The Coachella Valley is headed to Seattle for a family friendly spin on festive music! Don’t miss the Food and beverage vendors as well as activities and exhibitors.
PRINCE & MICHAEL
SAT – Join the ultimate tribute party to the King of Pop and the Purple one.
SAT – Seattle’s funniest performers act out famous film and tv series they’ve never seen for the ultimate improv.
OUTDOOR WARS: A NEW HOME IN THE PARK
SAT – Catch this live theatrical production of Star Wars A New Hope. Enjoy audience participation and a live band in this Star Wars celebration.
WEST SEATTLE BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Taste an array of craft beers accompanied by incredible food pairings, live bands and DJ’s. This event fundraises for the Westside Baby Co., that distributes free items and safety gear for babies and children.
ARTS IN NATURE FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Experience music, dancing and puppet shows while viewing art exhibits and craft-making at the Forest Arts Festival.
U-PICK ORGANIC BLUEBERRIES
EVERY DAY UNTIL DUSK – Pick organic blueberries or sit on the lakefront with a picnic at the Higher Taste Blueberry farm. You can also purchase raw honey from the buds of the blueberries themselves, no pesticides ever used.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK EXHIBIT
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Woodland Park Zoo hosts the traveling National Geographic exhibition, committed to documenting every species in zoos, aquariums and animal rescues with the intention of inspiring viewers to protect these animals and future generations.
ALL MONTH – Check for availability. Adventure out on this 3-hour guided canoe trip through the Mercer Slough. This 320-acre wetland is one you don’t want to miss!
SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
ALL MONTH – Visit neighborhood farmers markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.
TOURS & ACTIVITIES
ALL MONTH – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center: Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, parents and children dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- The HappyTime Murders
- Beautifully Broken
- Blue Iguana
- AN L.A. Minute
- Support The Girls
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