It’s almost June and that means it’s time to get out there and see what’s happening around the city. Seattle has plenty to do this month between live music, performances, festivals, outdoorsy activities, and food experiences. Without further ado, here are some of the best things to do in and around Seattle this June.

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Yellow Claw and Flosstradamus

Kick off the month with Yellow Claw and Flosstradamus, described as “two titans of the trap music scene” who are “joining forces for a first ever collaborative tour that promises to be a monumental event in the realm of electronic dance music.” What better way to start June?

When: Saturday, June 1st, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $44.50 – $54.50

Pride in the Park

June is Pride Month in Seattle, and this year marks a big celebration. According to organizers, “Seattle Pride in the Park will feature a can’t-miss lineup of LGBTQIA2S+ performances, a dance-focused stage with an adjacent alcohol garden (21+), food trucks, local nonprofit booths, queer vendors, and more.”

When: Saturday, June 1st
Where: Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Avenue East
Cost: Free to attend

Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival

Seattle Center Festál is a year-round series that hosts free cultural festivals, and one celebrating Filipino culture is taking place this spring. In June, get ready for the return of the Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival.

When: Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, 2024
Where: Seattle Center, Armory Food & Event Hall
Cost: Free to attend

Bacon Eggs & Kegs

If you love brunch, there’s an event coming to town that you absolutely can’t miss. Bacon Eggs & Kegs is back at Lumen Field this spring for yet another year of delicious fun and entertainment.

When: Saturday, June 1st, and Sunday, June 2nd
Where: Muckleshoot Plaza at Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Ave S
Cost: $45

Anacortes Waterfront Festival

The Anacortes Waterfront Festival returns in June, and it celebrates the charm and beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The annual festival returns on June 1st takes place over the weekend along the shores of Fidalgo Bay.

When: Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, 2024
Where: Cap Sante Marina, 1019 Q Ave, Anacortes
Cost: Free to attend

Seattle Mariners

Catch a Seattle Mariners game at home this June. The Mariners will be playing the L.A. Angels, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers, and Minnesota Twins this month.

When: Games throughout the month
Where: T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave. S
Cost:  $10+

Echo & The Bunnymen

Echo & The Bunnymen is arguably one of the most influential British bands in modern history. Celebrating their 40 year career, their tour will bring their top hits including The Killing Moon, Bring On The Dancing Horse, Never Stop, Seven Seas and Nothing Lasts Forever.

When: Monday, June 3rd, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $49.50

Taking Back Sunday

Here’s a band to bring you some nostalgia for the 2000s, and they’re one of a couple this month! Taking Back Sunday are on a new tour after the release of their eighth studio album, 152, last year.

When: Wednesday, June 5th, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $45


The most popular tasting event is back at the Pacific Science Center this June with new flavors. Brewology provides an opportunity to geek out like a grown-up, while exploring PacSci after hours.

When: Friday, June 7th, 2024
Where: 200 2nd Ave N
Cost:  $55

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

Earlier this year, celebrated singer-songwriter Frank Turner announced his U.S. headline tour for May and June. Turner’s ‘Undefeated Tour’ will feature his long-standing band The Sleeping Souls, and they’re in Seattle in June.

When: Friday, June 7th, 2024
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Avenue South
Cost: $36.50

Check out a state park for free

You can look forward to free state park entrance this month on June 8th, 9th, and 19th. Keep in mind despite free park entrance you will have to pay for campsites.

When: June 8th, 9th, and 19th, 2024
Where: Washington State Parks
Cost: Free

Seattle Dragon Boat Festival

Head to South Lake Union Park on June 8th for an exciting day of racing, cultural performers, and food trucks!

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: South Lake Union Park, ​ 860 Terry Ave N
Cost:  Free to attend

Georgetown Carnival

For one day only, the Seattle neighbourhood will play host to a carnival with a live music, games, and local vendors.

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: Georgetown
Cost: Free

Third Eye Blind, A R I Z O N A and Yellowcard

Third Eye Blind is bringing back the fourth edition of the Summer Gods Tour this June through August. Seattle gets to catch the tour near its start, on June 13th. Our fave band of the 90s/2000s, Third Eye Blind will be here with special guests Yellowcard and A R I Z O N A.

When: Thursday, June 13th, 2024
Where: Wamu Theater at Lumen Field Event Center
Cost: $45.50+

Edmonds Arts Festival

The Edmonds Arts Festival has grown from a small community art fair to one of the most prestigious in the Pacific Northwest, attracting artists from across the nation and Canada. The Festival offers free live entertainment, a juried gallery art exhibition and sale, a nationally-recognized juried student art exhibit, and a hands-on children’s art activity area, according to organizers, and it all goes down in June!

When:  Friday, June 14th to Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: 700 Main Street, Edmonds
Cost: Free to attend

Food Walk summer series

The Food Walk summer series is back on the 3rd Saturday of June, July and August! At this walk, you will find $4, $6, and $8 offerings from restaurants and cafes across the CID and shop from local retailers.

When:  Saturday, June 15th, 2024
Where: Chinatown-ID
Cost: Varies $4-$8

Strawberry Festival

It’s almost time for the Strawberry Festival Weekend in Burien. Falling over Father’s Day weekend, this is a family favourite event that includes a petting zoo on Saturday and car show on Sunday. There will be vendors and live music all weekend.

When: Saturday, June 15th, and Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: Burien Town Square Park, 480 Southwest 152nd Street, Burien
Cost: Free

Seattle Sounders

Watch some soccer as the Seattle Sounders play home games this month. They are facing Minnesota United FC on June 15, FC Dallas on the 22nd, and Chicago Fire FC on the 19th.

When: Saturday, June 15th, 22nd, and 29th
Where: Lumen Field, 800 Occidental Ave. S
Cost: $32+

Marymoor Live

Marymoor Park released this year’s concert series which runs from June until September. This year, there are 15 concerts featuring big names like Slash, Ziggy Marley, Avett Brothers, Something Corporate, and 311! The first show kicks off the season on June 19th, with Brit Floyd.

When: June 19th to September 7th
Where:6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy. N.E. Redmond, WA
Cost: Varies

Vampire Weekend

If A-Punk is your theme song still, you’ll be happy to hear that Vampire Weekend is on a 2024 tour in support of their album “Only God Above Us.” The band is playing Climate Pledge Arena this June.

When: Thursday, June 20th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $47+

Cage The Elephant

GRAMMY Award winning rock band Cage The Elephant are having a big spring this year. Not only do they have the release of their sixth studio album, Neon Pill (May 17), they also have a 45-date North American summer tour. The big tour stops in Seattle in June.

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $54

Fremont Fair

The Fremont Fair is a unique experience that every Seattleite should have. It shares some similarities to Folklife in energy but you can expect to see plenty of colors, art, music, and of course the iconic solstice parade.

When: Saturday, June 22nd & Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where: Fremont
Cost: Free

Seattle Iranian Festival

Seattle Center Festál presents Seattle Iranian Festival in partnership with Iranian American Community Alliance (IACA). This weekend festival brings together Iranians, Iranian-Americans, non-Iranians in celebration of the culture with poetry, music, food, tea, comedy, and more.

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where:  Armory Food & Event Hall
Cost: Free

Bonsai Summer Solstice

One of only two nights a year to check out the Pacific Bonsai Museum past 4 pm is for summer solstice. There will be Sound Bathing and Breathing Demos with Mary Clymer at 5 PM, 6 PM & 7 PM, Games/art activities, and food trucks.

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where:  2515 S 336th Street, Federal Way
Cost: Free/suggested donation of $12

Washington Brewers Fest

With over 80 Washington breweries, cideries, and other WA craft beverages, at this festival you will taste the best Washington have to offer!

When: Saturday, June 22nd, and Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where: Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.
Cost: $49+

Queer Pride Festival

Wrap up the month at Queer Pride Festival. On Friday, June 28, you can expect Santigold, La Goony Chonga, and Shea Couleé. Following that, on Saturday, June 29, Canada’s pop identical twins Tegan and Sara will he adline along with Perfume Genius and Juliette and the Licks.

As for the final day on Sunday, June 30th, Rico Nasty, Slayyyter, and Coco and Breezy will all take the stage.

When: Friday, June 28 to Sunday, June 30, 2024
Where: 11th Avenue, between E. Pike St. & Pine St.
Cost: $59+

The Taste NW

The Taste NW is described as “a melting pot of local and international cuisine, showcasing the best of what the South Sound has to offer.” Head to the free event that will have over 150 food and marketplace vendors, entertainment, comedy, and outdoor beer gardens.

When: Friday, June 28 to Sunday, June 30, 2024
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup
Cost: Free to attend

Japan Fair 2024

Japan Fair is a free, two-day festival celebrating Japanese art and culture. You can expect to see live performances on stage, hands on exhibits, cultural workshops, and vendor booths.

When: Saturday, June 29th to Sunday, June 30th, 2024
Where: Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue
Cost: Free to attend

Seattle Pride Parade 2024

Seattle’s 50th annual Pride Month celebration will close out with the annual Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday, June 30 in Westlake Park along 4th Avenue. Head out to see Washington’s largest parade and celebrate the over 250 local and national community groups, nonprofits, and companies.

When: Sunday, June 30th, 2024
Where: Downtown Seattle (4th Ave)
Cost: Free

PrideFest Seattle Center

One of the nation’s biggest Pride Festivals is back, and PrideFest is still 100% free for all. This month, you can follow the parade to the Seattle Center for hundreds of vendors, food and drink options, and entertainment on four stages!

When: Sunday, June 30th, 2024
Where: Seattle Center
Cost: Free