It’s the first weekend of July and it’s time to celebrate! This weekend has a whole mix of amazing and fun events to attend. So with that in mind here are 10 of the best things to do in & around Seattle this weekend.
If you’re looking to dance and party your Friday away you can check out the one-year anniversary of Supernova. You’ll be able to enjoy your favorite house dance party anthems, sip drinks and celebrate one year of fun!
When: July 1st
Where: 110 S Horton St
If you’re in the mood for a relaxing weekend perhaps consider starting your Friday with some poetry. You’ll be able to hear readings from Layli Longsoldier, Trevino Brings Plenty, Cedar Sigo, Laura Da’, Fabian Romero, and Thomas Ahneesan.
When: July 1st
Where: 1634 11th Ave
Damp & Dry July is about all things non-alcoholic. Participating local businesses are donating $1 to Peer Seattle for every low-and-no-alcohol beverage sold. Peer Seattle supports the LGBTQIA+ community with mental health resources, addiction recovery services, and support for those with HIV/AIDS.
When: July 1st-31st
Where: Participating venues around Seattle
Ready to sing to your heart’s content in front of a bunch of strangers or your friends? It might just be time to head to karaoke at Cafe Racer. You’ll find a professional sound system, lights, a real stage, and an impressive library of music.
When: Every Monday
Where: 1510 11th Ave
If you frequent Volunteer Park then chances are that you know just how long the amphitheater project has been going on. Not only that but it’s the park’s first new building in 50 years so why not go check it out?
When: July 2nd
Where: Volunteer Park
This year’s dinners include sittings at Pear Ridge Orchard, Watmough Bay Farm, Orcas Farm, Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center, Taylor Shellfish, and Monteillet Fromagerie. You’ll be able to eat meals cooked by chefs like Cameron Hanin, Jay Blackinton, Melissa Miranda, and many more. What’s more, you’ll be seated in an unforgettable farm location making for what’s likely to be one of your best summer dining experiences this year.
When: Various dates until July 20th
Where: Farms across the state
Cost: $365-$385 per person
The Frye is showcasing work from local “gay folk artist” Jeffry Mitchell. This show highlights his work with lotus bulbs and is sure to be one of the better shows that you see this year. Think bright, happy, and fun pieces.
When: Until July 24th
Where: 704 Terry Ave
Summer is just around the corner and that means warmer weather and of course pool time. As you may or may not know, Seattle has tons of great public pools that are available for you to use. Both Colman Pool and Mounger Pool are officially open.
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
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
Have a great weekend, Seattle!