We hope July is treating you well so far. If you’re looking to have some fun, this week is a great time to do just that. From outdoor arts events to dancing, food, concerts, and more. Here are 11 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this week.

Sheryl Crow

The Chateau Saint Michelle concert series is a popular one and as such, Sheryl Crow’s concert tickets are all resale prices. Now if you’re a big fan you might just find that it’s worth it to pay the price and see Ms. Crow in the flesh.

When: Thursday, July 20th, 2023
Where: Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, 14111 NE 145th St, Woodinville, WA
Cost: $312+


A name you might not be familiar with unless you use TikTok, d4vd has risen in popularity among users of the app. That being said both his songs “Romantic Homicide” and “Here With Me” have experienced international chart success so you’ll probably be hearing more of him in the future.

When: Friday, July 21st, 2023
Where: Showbox at the Market, 1426 1st Ave
Cost: $44+

Capitol Hill Block Party

The 2023 Capitol Hill Block Party will see A-List headliners like Sofi Tukker, Denzel Curry, Louis the Child, Pinkpantheress, Goth Babe, and Madeon. Alongside will be much-loved local talent including Acid Tongue, DJ/producer Samurai Del, Sea Lemon, Talaya, and many more.

When: Friday, July 21st-Sunday, July 23rd, 2023
Where: 1122 E Pike Street, Seattle, WA
Cost: $95-$550

Seattle Restored Digital Passport

Looking for a fun way to explore and support the local talent? Well, Seattle Restored just made it a lot more rewarding with their digital passport. You can explore any of the Seattle Restored venues, pop-up shops, installation and art displays, earn points and redeem rewards. One lucky winner will also take home a grand prize. Talk about a rewarding experience, eh?

Where: browse the passport for details on participating locations throughout iconic Seattle neighborhoods, including Downtown, Pioneer Square, Chinatown International District, and Magnolia.
Cost: FREE

Summer at SAM

SAM is hosting a ton of different free events this summer. Expect activities and performances that combine visual art, music, and community. There will also be evening concerts with food trucks and art making, daytime movement classes, tours, and community partner activities. So much to do!

When: July 13th-August 12th, 2023
Where: 2901 Western Ave
Cost: Free

Watch an outdoor movie

It’s time to get outdoors! If you’re hesitant to hike but happy to take your indoor activities outside, checking out an outdoor movie is a great choice. There are several places you can catch flicks outdoors this month and some are even free!

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Sequim Lavender Festival 2023

Guests will be able to enjoy live music, food and check out hundreds of vendors at the festival’s street fair. You can also choose to take a farm tour to see how it’s all grown, pick your own lavender to take home, and even watch on-farm demonstrations. If you miss the festival you can always check out Pelindaba Lavender which is always free to visit.

When: July 21st-23rd
Where: Sequim, WA
Cost: Free/Varies

Bite of Seattle

The festival promises more than 200 vendors this year as well as more than 50 musical guests including headliner Sir-Mix-A-Lot. Some of the featured vendors include Chang Thai, Big Island Poke, Sugar + Spoon and more to be announced.

When: July 21st-23rd
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free-$75/Varies

Head to the pool

Seattle’s public pools are officially open! Whether you want to swim indoors or outdoors, there’s a pool for you. Of course, we have all the details for you.

Check out a new restaurant

Summer is the time to get out there and try new things and if you’ve been hankering to try new food, you’re in luck. Seattle has several new restaurant openings with food ranging from coffee and bagels to jerk and so much more.

Watch the Perseid meteor shower

The Perseid meteor shower started last weekend and while the shooting stars aren’t expected to peak until mid-August you can catch glimpses of them now. We of course made a list of some of the best places that you can watch from in and around the city.

Enjoy everything to do in Seattle, and have a great week!