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.
August is officially here and that means a whole host of new Netflix additions are on their way. You’ll find a mix of originals as well as old favourites waiting for you to stream. So get out your calendar and mark the days for the arrival of your favorite flicks.
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: August 2nd-September 2nd
Where: 1211 Pine St
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.
Next, a trio of some “regular”, but still fun, options around the city. If working from home is getting a little old, then maybe check out our roundup of some of the best cafes in the city to get some work done.
Where: Click the link above for our picks
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
If you’re looking to eat out this month, why not take in some beautiful Seattle spring views? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite restaurants with rooftop patios perfect for taking in the sights of the city. Whether you’re looking for eats, drinks or both, these spots have you covered.
Headliners include The National, Mitski, and Mac Demarco. You’ll also be able to see artists like Japanese Breakfast, JPEGMAFIA, Cherry Glazer, and more! Alongside performing artists, you’ll also be able to catch an assortment of DJ sets. Of course, there will also be food trucks and tents.
When: August 12th-14th
Where: 305 Harrison St
Enjoy a real diversity of creativity as screenwriters from Hedgebrook‘s illustrious alumnae community bring their work for presentation at the inaugural Hedgebrook Screenwriters Showcase. Who knows, you might just find some inspiration.
When: Until August 13th
Where: 1515 12th Ave
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
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!
Enjoy all of the things to do in Seattle, and have a great week!