SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
JULY 4-7, 2019
THURS – Don’t miss the firework shows in your area! Lake Union and Ruston Way are big showcases, while nearby neighborhoods boast their own displays: Bellevue, Des Moines, Edmonds, Everett, Federal Way, Kent, Kirkland, Lakewood, Newcastle, Renton, SeaTac, Seattle, Tacoma, Tumwater.
ROCK LEGENDS CONCERT
THROUGH FRI – The Million Dollar Quartet recreates the famous night when the most popular singers of all time came together to sing. Catch Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Elvis, and Jerry Lee Lewis performers in concert.
BATMAN HAMLET CROSSOVER
THROUGH SUN – Shakespeare’s Hamlet combines a hilarious mix with everyone’s favorite comic book hero and a battle between the Dark Knight and a King Jester.
WELCOME TO AMERICA
THURS – The Naturalization Ceremony will be held at the Seattle Center Armory this Thursday, watch 500 people from over 80 countries become American Citizens, celebrating Independence Day.
THURS – Hurry and get your tickets before they’re sold out! Rock the Yacht has the 4th of July party with a view of the fireworks display on Lake Union while a DJ spins tunes. Kirkland boasts a firework cruise with a DJ, departing from Carillon Point.
THURS – The furriest 4K on the Eastside is a non-competitive 4K jog and walk bringing dog lovers together to start the 4th of July festivities off right with a costume contest, after paw-ty, and family fun to benefit the Seattle Humane Society.
SAT – The Tacoma Freedom Fair and Airshow features six music stages, food booths, beer gardens, and an air show. Don’t miss the extravagant fireworks display on the Waterfront at Ruston Way.
SAT – Make a traditional landing on Alki Beach with vendors, children’s activities and ride, as well as a pirate costume contest. This event is free!
STREET FOOD FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Indulge in over 70 food trucks, a beer garden, live music and 46 Urban Craft Uprising at South Lake Union.
SUN – The Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra features the top Northwest musicians performing classical music.
WINGS & WHEELS
SAT- SUN – Airplanes on display, fly-overs, kids’ activities, a car show, and a beer garden at the Tacoma Narrows Airport.
THROUGH JULY – Opening day of the organic Higher Taste Blueberry farm this Friday, celebrating 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.
BROADWAY HIT WICKED
THROUGH SUN – Catch the hit Broadway musical Wicked, the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.
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
- Spider-Man: Far From Home
- Marianne & Leonard: Words
- Toy Story 4
- Annabelle Comes Home
- Three Peaks
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