SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
JULY 11-14, 2019
FRI-SAT – Kent Cornucopia Days host a street fair with a family-friendly parade. Don’t miss the soccer tournament, competitive dragon boat races, and a car show. Bring your tennis shoes for a 5K run.
FRI-SUN – Bring the whole family to the 37th annual West Seattle Summer Fest with fun activities, live music, kids play area, shopping, and beer gardens.
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
FRI-SUN – The Snoqualmie Railway Museum hosts a 25-minute train ride with everyone’s favorite engine, Thomas the Train! Participate in stories, videos, and crafts for a weekend of fun.
SAT – Head to Lakewood for a completive sprint triathlon with a ½- mile swim at American Lake Park, 14- mile bike course through Lakewood, a well as a 3.1-mile run at Fort Steilacoom Park.
THURS-SAT – The Timber Summer Music Festival is held in Carnation with over 20 artists. In between acts, camp, kayak, and stargaze.
PARTY AT THE ZOO
FRI – Head to the Zoo for a reception with complimentary appetizers and drinks. The theme is the Jungle Party: Our Zoo, Our Oasis. Get up-close, animal tours at the Woodland Park Zoo.
REDMOND DERBY DAYS
FRI-SAT – The Redmond Derby Days hosts a carnival and beer and wine garden. Enjoy fireworks, a grand parade, and a kids’ parade. This celebration features the longest-running bike criterium race and great food.
FRI-SUN – Head to the Lakeshore Marina Park to shop local vendors, browse the boat show, and enjoy vine paired with great food.
REDMOND ART FAIR
FRI-SUN – Shop from over 90 art booths, listen to live music, and enjoy great local food vendors.
CUBAN DANCE FEST
THURS-SUN – The Seattle Cuban Dance Fest hosts dance classes at the University of Washington and multiple parties with live Cuban entertainment.
THROUGH JULY – The Organic Higher Taste Blueberry farm celebrates its 65th year in business! Bring your gloves and elbow grease to the farm and help keep weeds and blackberry bushes off the crops. In return, you’ll get to pick a variety of organic blueberries from over 2,100 bushes on 5 acres for free! Contact for hours.
NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE
THURS – Enjoy live music and theatre by local artists each Thursday night this summer!
CONCERT ON THE LOCKS
THROUGH SEPT 2 – Enjoy free music at the Locks all summer long. Bring a picnic and enjoy the scenic Ballard park.
APA SCIENCE FICTION
THROUGH SEPT 15 – The expanding universe of Asian Pacific Americans and their influence on Sci-Fi takes a deep dive into actors, artists, writers, animators and more. Get your tickets and head to the Wing Luke Museum.
THEATER IN THE PARK
THROUGH SEPT – Big-name acts jump in front of a green screen at Marymoor park. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a free show while enjoying a summer evening in the park.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- The Art of Self Defense
- Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable
- The Cure Anniversary
- The Farewell
- Sword of Trust
- The Trespassers