Out with July in with August! A new month is here and summer is slowly nearing it’s end. That being said, there are more and more events for you to check out. So get out there this weekend and treat yourself to some fun. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.
Phinney Food Truck Fridays
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
Visit Seattle’s coolest mall
If you’re looking to shop for some unique items this weekend then you need to check out the Georgetown Trailer Park Mall. It’s exactly what it sounds like but it’s full of both vintage and handmade goodies that you’re definitely going to want to take home. Or you might just find the perfect gift for a friend.
Where: 5805 Airport Way S
Hours: Saturday 11 am-6 pm, Sunday 11 am-4 pm
Beats & Eats
This unique music and food series happens every Friday from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Pier 62’s waterfront park. When you arrive you can grab a bite or two to eat from the local onsite food trucks and sit back to watch the DJs spin. Best of all, the series runs until September 3rd so you still have plenty of time to check it out.
When: Each Friday until September 9th
Where: Pier 62, 1951 Alaskan Way
See what’s new on Netflix
If you can believe it, August is almost here. With a new month comes new Netflix additions so plan ahead and see what’s gracing computer screens near you. Who knows, you might just see an old fave or find a wild new fave on there. But you’ll have to see for yourself.
Where: Click above to see our picks
Watershed is taking place at its usual venue, the scenic Gorge Amphitheater which overlooks the Columbia River. Like years past, you can indeed camp for all three days of the festival but keep in mind camping passes must be purchased separately. Unlike years past, you cannot buy single-day tickets so it’s all or nothing this year folks.
When: July 30th-August 1st
Where: 754 Silica Rd NW, George, WA
Cost: GA $215+, Camping pass $160+
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Pets in The Park
This Sunday from 11 am-4 pm you can shop Seattle Made vendors all selling their wares for both you and your four-legged friends. You can find products from vendors like Full Tilt Ice Cream, Puddles Barkery, Wooly Weenie Dog, and many more. Additionally, you’ll be able to check out booths highlighting animal welfare organizations, an agility course for your pets, a photo booth, food trucks, and even a doggie drag show.
When: August 1st
Where: Occidental Square, 117 S Washington St
Check out The Flora Bakehouses new rooftop patio
The new rooftop patio or deck as they call it is a new space to enjoy all your favorite baked goodies. You can soak in views of Mount Rainier and even sip on a glass of wine or two. The Bakehouse has also mentioned that they’re introducing a curated wine and beer selection for patio goers to enjoy. And it looks like you’ll be able to purchase by the bottle as well!
Where: 1511 S. Lucile St
Hours: Monday-Tuesday 7 am-2 pm, Wednesday-Sunday 7 am-8 pm
BAM Arts Fair
It’s the Bellevue Art Museum’s 75th birthday! To celebrate they’re taking their annual arts fair digital. You’ll be able to purchase works from over 100 different artists. It’s a great way to celebrate and also take home some new art if that’s your thing.
When: Until August 5th
Enjoy some u-pick
Whether you want berries, flowers or apples, there are tons of u-pick options around the state. As you know apples aren’t quite in season but you can definitely pick from a whole host of berry spots. Get out there, get your berries, freeze them for winter or make a pie!
Where: Click above to see our picks
Susanna Bluhm. The Monkey-rope
If you’re looking to see some art this weekend then you can head over to J. Rinehart Gallery to see Susanna Bluhm’s The Monkey rope. The show features Bluhm’s abstract landscape-based paintings which come from her Red Country series. These paintings are all about meeting people in red states and learning to connect.
When: Until August 7th
Where: 319 Third Ave S
We hope that you all have a great weekend and have some fun. This is the best time of the year so be sure to live it up. We’ll catch you back here next weekend for more things to do in Seattle.
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