It’s the first weekend in June, and it is a busy one. From concerts to art, festivals and a carnival, this weekend truly has it all! Not sure where to start? Here are the best things to do in and around Seattle this weekend.

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The most popular tasting event is back at the Pacific Science Center this week 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 on Friday.

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

Hannah Gadsby 

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby is bringing “Woof!” to Seattle this Friday, and there will be two shows: 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm.

When: Friday, June 7th, 2024
Where: The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Avenue
Cost: $79.75

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

Indigenous People Festival

The Indigenous People Festival is taking place this weekend, and it will include a line-up of talented artists blending traditional and contemporary experiences: Live sets by DJ Cutz and DJ Ryan Fresh, Hoop dancing by Ryan Littlejohn, Art, cultural demonstrations, and theater performances, Drag Show and food!

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre
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

Ballard ArtWalk 

Head out for a walk on Saturday and show your support for local artists and the venues that open their doors to showcase their creativity and be a part of the thriving arts community in Ballard.

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: 5349 Ballard Ave NW
Cost: Free

Ballard Summer Cocktail Trail

Also in Ballard this weekend is the “Ballard Summer Cocktail Trail” which will take you through 10 boutique shops for one evening of tastings!

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: Umpqua Bank, 5512 22nd Avenue Northwest
Cost: $50

Smol Art Mart 2024

Love local art? Smol Art Mart is an annual Seattle arts & crafts market by four local Seattle artists, and it offers a space to showcase work and build connections within the art community. Check it out this weekend!

When: Saturday, June 8th, and Sunday, June 9th, 2024
Where: Queen Anne Community Center, 1901 1st Ave W
Cost: Free

Have a great weekend!