SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 2, 2018
FRI-SUN – Head to the weekend music festival of the year, featuring today’s top artists! Don’t miss film, comedy and arts in 13 venues at the Seattle Center.
EVERGREEN STATE FAIR
THROUGH SEPT 3 – Take a gander at farm animals, join eating contests, hop on a carnival ride, and enjoy the concerts!
PAX-PENNY ARCADE EXPO
THROUGH SEPT 3 – Head to the pre-opening Thursday at the Pre-PAX open house to test out the latest and unreleased Xbox titles, meet game developers and more! Then stick around for the expo featuring workshops and panelists.
OAK HARBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Enjoy music from over 30 artists while trying out food and drinks from vendors and arts & crafts on Whidbey Island.
YOGA & ART IN THE PARK
FRI – Bring the kids to an imaginative yoga and art session and story time at Brier City Park.
THUR – Check out the night market Thursday at Redmond Central Connector Park with art inspired culinary pop-up series focusing on a specific color. This week’s theme is a play on classic black and white.
POND BOAT SAILING
SAT – Family fun at the Naval Reserve Armory, offers rental pirate boat models and miniature racing yacht sailing for children 5yrs and older.
SUMMER MOVIES IN THE PARK
THROUGH AUG 30 – Watch Indiana Jones The Raiders of the Lost Ark and enjoy food from Off the Rez Food Truck at Ballard Commons Park.
OLYMPIA HARBOR DAYS
FRI-SUN – Watch as tugboats return to the southern tip of the Puget Sound. This three-day event features food, art, history, and a goodbye to summer.
LABOR DAY BOAT PARTY
SAT – Join Oceanic Entertainment and Seattle’s most popular party ship for a late night boat party with a variety of music mashups and festivities.
SAT-MON – 29th Annual Bremerton Blackberry Festival features vendors, children’s entertainment, a climbing wall and most of all, blackberries!
SEATTLE INDIE’S EXPO
SUN – Join another gaming convention, the exhibition for independent game developers and Amazon GameOn!
LATIN & INDIAN NIGHT
SUN – Celebrate with this end of summer party! Dance to tropical tunes and a mashup of the world’s greatest music. Featuring Bollywood entertainer, DJ Prashant.
A HAUNTED EXCURSION
FRI-SAT – The new way to experience theatre! Be led by members of Improv through Market Ghost Stories, illuminating the history of the downtown district.
THROUGH AUG 31 – Downtown summer sounds brings live music to the workweek, checkout the free concert series lineup.
THROUGH SEPT 30 – Catch the remainder of the Seattle Mariners home games!
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.
THROUGH SEPT 23 – Browse exhibits, farm animals, the rodeo and checkout the lineup for the Columbia Bank Concert Series all at the Washington State Fair!
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.
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
- Operation Finale
- Active Measures
- Big Brother
- Blood Fest
- The Little Stranger
- Pick of the Litter
- Slave to the Grind
- Active Measures
- Chasing the Win
- Destination Wedding
- Inventing tomorrow
- S.M.A.R.T. Chase
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