Happy Monday Seattle! Before you dread the work week, relax knowing that theres plenty to check out. This week you can eat, drink, enjoy the great outdoors or even just watch a good old movie if you like to keep things simple. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this week.
Lil Woody’s is truly ending summer on a high note with their seafood month. You’ll be able to enjoy tasty takes on Lil Woody’s burgers from local chefs. Of course, the focus here is all seafood so get ready to eat some of the best of what the PNW has to offer.
When: Until September 2nd
Where: 1211 Pine St
Late summer is a great time to see the city in all its glory and also a perfect time to enjoy a good old bike ride. So if you’re ready to get out there and ride somewhere new, we have a list for you. Dust off your helmet and get ready to ride.
Luckily for foodies, August is full of tasty opportunities to eat as well as a few new restaurants. Between bars, sweet and savoury eats, you’ll have no problem finding new favorites. And yes we went ahead and listed them out for you.
Free dance lessons? Sign us up! You can enjoy free lessons and live bands in Seneca Plaza at Freeway Park this month. All you have to do is show up.
When: Aug 4th-25th
Where: Sixth Ave and Seneca St, Freeway Park
Some of this year’s movie titles include classics like Labyrinth, Back to the Future, and Napolean Dynamite. And with an early lineup that good, you know the rest of the summer will be even better. As these showings are popular be sure to buy your tickets in advance as they do sell out.
When: Until August
Where: Marymoor Park
Cost: $30 per carload
This year’s lineup includes acts like Freddie Gibbs, Yves Tumor, Faye Webster, Modest Mouse, Father John Misty, Jose Gonzalez, and more. So plan ahead and don’t miss out on what is sure to be one of the best music festivals in the PNW this summer.
When: August 26th-28th
Where: 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA
This year’s Book Bingo themes include “Outside Your Comfort Zone,” “Banned or Challenged Book,” “Blue Cover,” and “Sci-fi or Fantasy by a BIPOC Author.” You can also fill in squares for “Read Outside,” “Set Somewhere You’d Like to Visit,” “Set South of the Equator” and much more. It’s the perfect chance to read something new!
This festival is the perfect opportunity to try new flavours or stick with your favorites if you’re so inclined. You’ll be able to eat both local and national ice cream brands meaning you’ll have plenty of flavours to choose from. Try over 75 flavours from sweet to savoury.
When: August 26th-28th
Where: Seattle Center
The Washington Athletic Club is bringing Zumba classes to Freeway Park on Mondays in July and August this Summer. If you’re looking for a new way to get fit, this might just be it.
When: Until September 1st
Where: Freeway Park, Sixth Ave and Seneca St
Garcia utilizes textiles, ceramics, metalwork, and queer punk sensibility with the handcraft traditions of Mexico to create his work. You’ll be able to see a new series of linked-chain sculptures made in ceramic, copper, and glass.
When: Until September 25th
Where: 15th Ave NE & University of Washington, NE 41st St
Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!