It’s the last few days of June and the first few days of July. If you’re ready to celebrate endings and new beginnings this weekend has plenty of events to check out. From concerts to eats, the outdoors, and more, this weekend is looking pretty great. Here are 11 of the best things to do in Seattle this weekend.

SCMS Concert Truck

The Seattle Chamber Music Society has a unique offering for you, The Concert Truck. The truck is traveling around the city for “18 performances, 18 locations, 10 days, 8 musicians” and of course, 1000s of music lovers.

When: Thursday, June 22nd-Sunday, July 2nd
Where: Various locations around the region
Cost: Free/Varies

Head to a public pool

Seattle’s public pools are officially all open for the season. Check out Colman or Mounger pools which are the city’s outdoor pools. You can’t go wrong with whichever pool you pick. 

Sponsored Pick: Get your tickets for 4th of July at Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi

Elevate your 4th of July plans, literally- Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi is throwing an epic party with city views from the 31st floor! The celebration comes in hand with their 5th Anniversary and will feature culinary stations, live music, cocktail demos, and an incredible fireworks show & complimentary champagne toast to tie it all off.

When: Tuesday, July 4th from 7 PM-11 PM
Where: Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi – 10400 NE 4th St Ste 3100, Bellevue
Cost: $200

The Taste Northwest

Check out the South Sound’s ultimate summer food fest with both local and international cuisine. The Taste Northwest has over 150 food and marketplace vendors for you to check out and is free to attend!

When: June 30th-July 2nd
Where: 110 9th Ave SW Puyallup, WA
Cost: Free

Watch an outdoor movie

It’s time to get outdoors! If you’re hesitant to hike but happy to take your indoor activities outside, checking out an outdoor movie is a great choice. There are several places you can catch flicks outdoor this month and some are even free!

Joey Veltkamp at Greg Kucera

Queer folk artist Joey Veltkamp has a selection of works on view at Greg Kucera currently. You can check out “soft paintings” – amazing quilts with a variety of images as well as text.

When: Until July 1st
Where: 212 Third Ave S
Cost: Free

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Outstanding In The Field

Farm-to-table dining experience Outstanding In The Field is back with two amazing dinners this weekend. On July 1st head to Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center to dine a menu from Chef Victor Steinbrueck and Winemaker Laura Brennan Bissell. On the 2nd also at Oxbow, you can enjoy a dinner with Chef Mutsuko Soma. 

When: July 1st & 2nd
Where: 10819 Carnation-Duvall Rd NE, Carnation, WA
Cost: $375

Lauren Grossman: Pillar of Salt; A Glance Back

In Grossman’s work, materials and meaning inform each other with each piece layered in meaning and symbolism. Check out her sculptures for yourself and see what you can figure out.

When: Until July 1st
Where: 110 Union St #200
Cost: Free

Summer Concerts at the Ballard Locks

Enjoy free concerts at the Ballard Locks every Saturday and Sunday this summer. This weekend you can listen to the Kirkland Civic Orchestra and the Cascadia Big Band. 

When: Every Saturday and Sunday until September 4th
Where: 3015 NW 54th St
Cost: Free

Visit a museum for free

You may or may not know but Seattle actually has 5 museums that you can always visit for free. We’ve listed them out and given you some details so you can take yourself on the perfect adventure.

Moon Garden

Want to see a movie? Something a bit weirder, and more physiologically thrilling? Moon Garden is playing at the Grand Illusion in the U District right now. Watch as a little girl navigates a darkly surreal and industrial dream world and comes back to consciousness.

When: Until July 3rd
Where: 1403 NE 50th St
Cost: $11

Enjoy Seattle, and have a great weekend!