Things To Do

8 things to do at home and around Seattle this weekend (August 7-9)

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Don’t get too excited folks but the weekend is here! And that means it’s time to kick back, relax, and finally do whatever it is that you want to do. As always, we’ll help you out with a couple of ideas. So here are 8 things to do at home and around Seattle this weekend.

Enjoy a short storytime

Did you know you can be read to by the Seattle Public Library? Yes, that’s right, you can just sit there and enjoy some literary genius coming straight from your phone. Pretty wild right? Guess it just proves that technology can be good sometimes.

When: Whenever
Where: Your phone
Cost: Free

Check out the Seattle Deconstructed Arts Fair

Thanks to the pandemic we have a brand new art fair. And this art fair is very unlike others we’ve had in the past. Instead of having one main location and event, this art fair takes place across the city. So get out there and see some of the best of what Seattle artists and galleries have to offer.

When: Throughout August
Where: Varies
Cost: Free

Eat at a tasty food truck

In case you didn’t know, Seattle has a ton of food trucks. And best of all, most of them are operating at the moment. So be sure to check out our guide and find one to suit your tastes. Or just explore what this city has for mobile eats.

When: Whenever
Where: Varies
Cost: Varies

Check out this crazy houseboat

Seattle’s houseboat community is definitely part of what makes this city so unique. And on that note, a huge and very custom-built houseboat just hit the market. So whether you’re interested in a new home or just want to see what it’s like to live on the water you should check out this house.

When: Whenever
Where: Online
Cost: Free

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Go blueberry picking

You can still hit up most of the state’s blueberry and berry u-pick farms until the end of the month. So we highly recommend that you go. Because its a great way to get out of the city and also stock up on your favorite berries.

When: Whenever
Where: Varies
Cost: Varies

Tune in to Sky River Rock Festival

In case you didn’t know, Sky River Rock Festival is one of the US’s first outdoor music festivals. It even happened before the legendary Woodstock festival. And with the pandemic, the 52nd year of this festival will be taking place online. So be sure to check out their Facebook for more details.

When: August 8
Where: Online
Cost: Free

Hit up this buy nothing yard sale

A local church is about to renovate and so they’ve gone through a whole bunch of things that they no longer need and are giving away for free! And who doesn’t love free stuff? So be sure to stop by this weekend to see what treasures you might find.

When: August 8
Where: Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, 2400 NW 85th St
Cost: Free

Check out the Airbnb of boats

With the closure of several local cruises, it might be time to rent your own boat. So be sure to check out GetMyBoat and spend some quality time on one of Washington’s many bodies of water. Not to mention you can even have charted experiences. So grab some friends and go have a boat experience.

When: Whenever
Where: Varies
Cost: Varies

Alrighty, folks, we hope you enjoy this weekend and our ideas for what to do in Seattle this weekend. Enjoy this beautiful weather we’re having and we’ll catch you back here next week. And hopefully, by then the city is a little more lively.