A new week is upon us, and the sunshine continues.  It will be a hot one, to be sure to pack extra water if you are heading out. From outdoor movies to a summer festival favorite, check out these things to do in and around Seattle this week!

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Center City Cinema

Center City Cinema will be screening FREE movies in the park at 12 locations across the city.  This week, you can catch The Breakfast Club at Denny Park. There will be food trucks on site.

When: Wednesday, July 10th, 2024
Where:  Denny Park, 100 Dexter Ave N
Cost: Free

Dancing ‘til Dusk

Back for another year, Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting Dancing ‘til Dusk for 17 evenings this summer. The lessons take place at parks across Seattle, and begins with a dance lesson for the first hour. No experience is needed but keep in mind the class rotates partners. If you’d prefer not to, you can bring a partner to the lesson.

When: July 11th to August 27th, 2024
Where: Various parks in the city
Cost: Free

Free 1st Thursday Public Tour

The Washington Park Arboretum hosts free public tours on the first Thursday of each month, and it was rescheduled from July 4th. So spend part of your Thursday walking through seasonal themes, collections plants, and learn about the history of the organization.

When: Thursday, July 11th, 2024
Where: The Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive East
Cost: Free

King County Fair 

July marks the return of the King County Fair. Experience a summer carnival with monster truck rides, food & drinks starting on Thursday.

When: Thursday, July 11th to Sunday, July 14th, 2024
Where:  45224 284th Ave SE, Enumclaw
Cost: $10+

Salty Sea Days

A beloved tradition in Everett returns with Salty Sea Days, a summer block party taking over downtown with live music, a beer garden and family activities!

When: Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th, 2024
Where: 2900 block of Wetmore
Cost: Free

Ballard SeafoodFest

This week, head to Ballard for SeafoodFest! There will be FREE live music, family fun, arts, crafts, and food vendors, seafood, and an impressive craft beer showcase.

When: Friday, July 12th to Sunday, July 14th, 2024
Where: Along NW Market St and Ballard Ave NW
Cost: Free to attend

West Seattle Summer Fest

West Seattle Summer Fest is bringing a fantastic range of performances, and a variety of musical genres and unique experiences this week! There will also be plenty of local vendors to check out, and food to try.

When: Friday, July 12th to Sunday, July 14th, 2024
Where: Intersection of California Ave SW & SW Alaska St
Cost: Free to attend

Seattle Storm

Check out and support the Women’s National Basketball Association this month, as the Seattle Storm are in town for two days this week including Friday.

When: Friday, July 12th, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $55+

Day in Day Out

One of our favorite summer festivals is back. Day In Day Out is bringing three days of music to the city. Catch The Head and The Heart, Bleachers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Men I Trust, Suki Waterhouse, Peach Pit, and much more at Seattle Center’s Fisher Green Pavilion, right under the Space Needle.

When: Friday, July 12th to Sunday, July 14th, 2024
Where:  Fisher Green Pavilion, 305 Harrison St
Cost:  $130+

Northwest Tune-Up Festival

The Northwest Tune-Up Festival “is a bike, beer, and music festival held in celebration of PNW culture.” It takes place in Bellingham with live biking, plenty of brews, and 20+ artists on the waterfront stages.

When: Friday, July 12th to Sunday July 14th, 2024
Where: Bellingham, WA
Cost: $80+