The first weekend of July is here! Feels crazy to say somehow but hey, time flies. Ready to have some fun? Us too! We’re keeping our fingers crossed for a cooler weekend than last. Here are 10 socially distant things to do in Seattle this weekend.
Food trucks are always a go in our books. If you feel the same then you definitely don’t want to miss out on Phinney Food Truck Fridays. You can enjoy eats from places like Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max, Panda Dim Sum, Bumbu Truck, Bean Fish Taiyaki, Delfino’s Pizza, Kiss My Grits, Falafel Salam, Seoul Bowl, and Off the Rez. It’s sure to be delicious.
When: Friday’s through August 27th
Where: 6615 Dayton Ave N
July’s Netflix additions are pretty big. So while we have these heatwaves it might be time to sit inside and enjoy a streaming sesh or two. If you need a movie or two or TV show, Netflix has you covered as always. We know you’ll all be watching the entire Twilight saga.
Where: Click above to see our picks
When was the last time you went to an album release? If you’re hankering to check one out you can head to Neumos to see what the grand reopening party will be like and see Spirit Awards album release. It’s sure to be a super fun night and a great way to support one of Seattle’s OG venues.
When: July 1st
Where: 925 E Pike St
We’re hoping that July stays a bit cooler than the end of June. But if it doesn’t it’s important that you have places to go to cool down. Between public pools, cooling centers, and more, the city has lots of options for you to check out. We compiled a bunch of them for you to make finding the best spot easy.
Where: Click above to see our picks
This is your opportunity to check out ceramic pieces by local LGBTQ+ artists. You can simply take a peek or you can go big and purchase a piece for yourself. Regardless of if you make a purchase or not, it’s a great way to learn about local LGBTQ+ artists.
When: Until July 31st
Where: 2206 N 45th St
This show by artist Kara Mia Fenoglietto looks at “how women experienced the performance of gender roles”. The pieces are made using vintage decorative fabrics and become “a mechanism for empathy and reconsideration of patriarchy”. If you want to see some textile art this is a great choice.
When: July 1st-31st
Where: 312 S Washington St
Let’s face it, life has been really weird the past year plus! Photographic Center Northwest’s new exhibition showcases photographs from both local and international artists that reflect our current moment. This is a great one to check out if you’d like to see some new works this weekend!
When: Until August 12th
Where: 900 12th Ave
Seattle Public Libraries Adult Summer Bingo is back and better than ever! This year’s summer reading board has book slots like small press, QTBIPOC, Black joy, and more. We highly recommend participating as it’s a great way to check out new books. Plus if you finish your board you can mail it into the library for a chance to win prizes.
When: Until September 7th
Seattle Art Museum is coming back with a bang! We’ve already seen several great shows this year and if you happen to be a fan of impressionism then you’ll want to see this. You can see SAM’s very own Monet and some work by Monet’s contemporaries.
When: July 1st-October 17th
Where: 1300 First Ave
Have a leash-trained cat or know someone who does? You should consider taking yourself and your feline to Cal Anderson to enjoy a day of being outside with your cat. They can nap in the grass, chase bugs, and maybe even say hello to a cat or two.
When: First Saturday of every month, from July 3rd – September 5th
Where: 1635 11th Ave
Have a great weekend folks! We’ll catch you back here next week for more fun things to do in Seattle. Don’t forget to stay hydrated and have a safe 4th.