Welcome to June and the start of summer! There’s a decent amount happening this weekend between concerts and opportunities to see art and more.  Here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.

Check out a new restaurant

Why not treat yourself this weekend by heading out to a new restaurant. There are actually quite a few and who knows you might just find a new favorite spot. As always, we’ve compiled a list of our favorites for you.

WC Pride Street Party

White Center’s Pride Street Party features all sorts of entertainment, over 50 vendors, 6 21+ beverage gardens, and more. The vendor fair runs from 12 pm-6 pm with entertainment lasting until 11 pm. The event is free and both kid and dog-friendly.

When: June 11th
Where: 16th Ave SW & SW 98th St
Cost: Free/varies

Yann Tiersen

Perhaps a bit niche but if you’re looking for a concert that will be on the relaxing side this is for you. Tiersen’s newest project highlights the soundscapes he’s known for with all of those glorious piano notes.

When: June 12th
Where: 1303 Northeast 45th Street
Cost: $47.50+

Hit the slopes

The mountain got over eight feet of snow in April, and it didn’t stop in May which made this year one of the mountain’s deepest spring seasons in history. That means there’s yet another extension of the ski season. You’ll be able to hit the slopes of Green Valley from Friday to Sunday between 9 am and 2:30 pm.

When: Until June 12th

See what’s new on Netflix

A new month means tons of new additions. June’s Netflix additions are a mix of new originals and some old favorites. You can also see what’s leaving Netflix in June as well.

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Fremont Sunday Market

Now that spring is here we’re way more in the mood to enjoy Seattle’s outdoor offerings. One of our favorite things to check out is the Fremont Sunday Market. It’s free to visit and you can shop from an array of new, crafted, and vintage items.

When: Every Sunday
Where: 3410 Evanston Ave N
Cost: Free/varies

From Dawn to Dusk: Nordic Art from Sweden’s Nationalmuseum

Check out 56 paintings by Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish artists held in the collection of the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Sweden, right here in Seattle. You’ll see scenes of everyday life, portraits, and landscapes by Vilhelm Hammershøi, Hanna Hirsch-Pauli, Carl Larsson, August Strindberg, Anders Zorn, and many others.

When: Until July 17th
Where: 2655 NW Market St
Cost: $20

Movies at Marymoor

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

Go hiking with Trailhead Direct

For the 2022 season, you will be able to visit Mount Si. The Trailhead Direct buses will originate from “Sound Transit Capitol Hill Link light rail station and service every 30 minutes to Mount Si, Mount Teneriffe, and Little Si…”

When: Until September 11th
Where: Sound Transit Capitol Hill Link light rail station
Cost: $1.50-$2.75

SPL & SAL Summer Book Bingo

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!

When: Throughout the summer

Have a great weekend, Seattle!