SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
June 7-10, 2018
MOUNTAIN BIKE FEST
SAT-SUN – Shop vendors, ride trails, test your skills, test bikes, visit kids’ events, and buy food or beer at Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival in Issaquah. Admission is free but some activities are not.
BELLEVUE BIKE RIDE
SAT – The family-friendly 9-mile or 22-mile Lake to Lake Bike Ride begins and ends at Lake Hills Park in Bellevue.
EVERGREEN MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – If you ride a mountain bike, or have thought about trying it out, this is the event for you! Demos, 50+ vendors, raffles, special kids events, beer garden and so much more!
FREE STATE PARK DAY
SAT-SUN – Visit any of Washington’s 140 State Parks for free.
ROCK N ROLL FITNESS EXPO, 5K & MARATHON
FRI-SUN – This expo features the latest in running technologies, fitness apparel, health & nutritional information and interactive displays. Saturday’s 5K race starts at the Museum of Flight, Sunday’s Half Marathon & full Marathon starts at Seattle Center.
SAT – Fun for the whole family! Carnival games, drag races, live music, beer & wine gardens and so much more!
GET OUT AND BOAT FESTIVAL
SAT – From yachts and sailboats to ski boats and pontoons, this festival has a boat for everyone! Pick your favorite for a FREE 45-minute boat ride.
SUN – Join other animal lovers in the Seattle area to raise money for the Seattle Animal Shelter Help the Animals Fund! The race is followed by Pet-a-Palooza, with entertainment, festive music, awards and an interactive vendor area.
WOODINVILLE WINE RIDE
SUN – The 21-mile route begins at the Woodhouse Wine Estates in Woodinville’s West Valley District, with riders utilizing the beautiful Sammamish River Trail and scenic low-traffic roads through Woodinville and its surrounding communities. Mini stops along the route will feature wine tasting and food sampling followed by the finish line party with live music, wine garden and food trucks.
VOLUNTEER PARK PRIDE FESTIVAL
SAT – Celebration of queer arts, music, performance and culture. Free to attend and will feature a beer garden, music stage, food trucks, small local craft fair and sponsor & nonprofit informational booths.
MARYMOOR PARK CONCERTS
Through September 9 – Enjoy big name acts in an open venue. Buy a seat or bring a blanket or chair.
CONCERT AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Bring your picnic, sit in the lawn at Hiram Chittenden Locks and enjoy a concert.
TILLICUM VILLAGE SALMON BAKE & CRUISE
Through SUN – Cruise to nearby Blake Island State Park to explore the 475-acre island. Eat a Northwest flavors-inspired meal and experience a Northwest Native American storytelling show. Don’t forget your camera because the peek-a-boo views of Seattle and of Mount Rainier are spectacular!
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
Through June 17 – Based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schultz in his comic strip “Peanuts.” Seattle Musical Theatre’s representation of this popular musical will bring to life all of Schultz’s beloved characters.
Through June 23 – Nordo’s spin on the Spaghetti Western returns with Ray Tagavilla channeling Clint Eastwood as an enigmatic stranger who comes to the town of Sauget. Includes a four course meal of nouveau chuckwagon cuisine.
LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN
Through June 23 – A comedy classic from Oscar Wilde will charm you with its cleverness and wit.
Through July 1 – This all-new stage production will be bursting with Village Theatre’s unique flair, as Hairspray gives new meaning to BIG entertainment.
Through June 24 – Seattle’s only underground and Parisian-inspired Bohemia becomes a steamy oasis beckoning warmer weather. Feast on a specially curated Pike Place Market-fresh menu and handcrafted cocktails as the Can Can Dance Company entertains – burlesque, comedy, song, cabaret, and more.
MONA LISA HEIST
All Month – 165th Ave, Redmond: Take part in the most famous heist of the 20th century! An amazing adventure in the Louvre. Go through the security room, deactivating clever alarms and security systems. Get to the exhibit hall filled with ancient artifacts and paintings. Finally, steal the main exhibit piece, The Mona Lisa! Can you complete this mission in less than 60 minutes?
WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING
EVERY THURS, FRI, SAT – Sweet Decadence Wine & Chocolate Bar: This fun, casual and educational experience will help novice wine drinkers develop a new appreciation for different wines while more experienced wine drinkers can get a “grape” experience as well.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
ALL MONTH – Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.
SEATTLE SMASH PUTT
All Month (FRI-SUN) – Putt-putt like you’ve never played it, going out with a bang in a funky new pop-up space in Downtown Seattle. Experience brand new crazy contraptions presented with a collection of your favorites from our nostalgic past! Pacific Science Center.
SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
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:
· Oceans 8
· Hotel Artemis
· 2036 Origin Unknown
· Won’t You Be My Neighbor
· The Valley
· Bernard and Huey