Ready to have a great week? As always we’re here to help with a few fun ideas. This week you can eat, drink, see amazing local and international art 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.
Damp & Dry July is about all things non-alcoholic. Participating local businesses are donating $1 to Peer Seattle for every low-and-no-alcohol beverage sold. Peer Seattle supports the LGBTQIA+ community with mental health resources, addiction recovery services, and support for those with HIV/AIDS.
When: July 1st-31st
Where: Participating venues around Seattle
You’ll be able to taste handpicked wines from Mexico paired with dishes designed to match. Not only that but the importer will be in attendance too, so you can go as deep as you want on questions. It’s certainly a tasty way to learn.
When: July 19th
Where: 6114 Phinney Ave N
This year’s dinners include sittings at Pear Ridge Orchard, Watmough Bay Farm, Orcas Farm, Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center, Taylor Shellfish, and Monteillet Fromagerie. You’ll be able to eat meals cooked by chefs like Cameron Hanin, Jay Blackinton, Melissa Miranda, and many more. What’s more, you’ll be seated in an unforgettable farm location making for what’s likely to be one of your best summer dining experiences this year.
When: Various dates until July 20th
Where: Farms across the state
Cost: $365-$385 per person
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
A true 1990s queen, Charlyn Marie “Chan” Marshall aka Cat Power is bringing her relaxing tunes to Seattle’s Showbox at the Market. Hear old favorites as well as new releases.
When: July 20th
Where: 1426 1st Ave
Rapper Joey Bada$$ is headed to Seattle to help our city wrap up July on a high-energy note. Don’t miss this concert if you’re looking for a fun way to end the month.
When: July 21st
Where: 1700 1st Ave S
This year’s fair features 85 top local, national, and international galleries. Beyond galleries, you’ll also be able to see innovative installations, events, talks, and performances.
When: July 21st-24th
Where: Lumen Field
Capitol Hill Block Party 2022 is full of upbeat artists. You’ll be able to hear from headliners Diplo, Charli XCX, Jai Wolf, Toro Y Moi, 100 gecs, and many more. The lineup this year definitely lives up to the festival’s motto of “the best weekend of summer.”
When: July 22nd-24th
Where: Capitol Hill
Cost: 3 Day GA Tickets $150-$220, 3 Day VIP Tickets $300
The Frye is showcasing work from local “gay folk artist” Jeffry Mitchell. This show highlights his work with lotus bulbs and is sure to be one of the better shows that you see this year. Think bright, happy, and fun pieces.
When: Until July 24th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
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!