July is here, and it’s almost time for some fireworks and celebrations. Looks like a mostly sunny week ahead, so let’s get out and enjoy it! Here are the best things to do in and around Seattle this first week of July.

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Seattle Storm

Check out and support the Women’s National Basketball Association this month, as the Seattle Storm take on several teams in July. Starting on July 1st, you can catch them play the Dallas Wings!

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where: Climate Pledge Arena
Cost: $55+

Seattle Mariners 

If basketball is not your game, perhaps baseball is! The Seattle Mariners have several home games this month including against the Baltimore Orioles this week, and fireworks on Wednesday night!

When: Tuesday, July 2nd to Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: T-Mobile Park, 1250 1st Ave. S
Cost: $10+

Sponsored pick: Pioneer Square Fest

Pioneer Square Fest is a neighborhood market and music festival celebrating Seattle’s first neighborhood! Enjoy two dozen of Seattle’s hottest bands in three different venues over two days. You can also enjoy a free art market and use festival wristbands (only $20 for Orca Users) for discounts at participating establishments! Plus, if you’re visiting for the Mariners vs. Blue Jays series, stay in Pioneer Square all weekend and save big. There’s also a discount for those taking the light rail!

Where: Pioneer Square, Occidental Square Park
When: July 5 & 6
Cost: FREE-$30

3rd of July Family Celebration

This beloved family celebration is back. Kick-off 4th of July on the 3rd, with festivities that include pie-eating contests, field games, a DJ and food trucks. There will be fireworks when it gets dark!

When: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024
Where:  Ballinger Park, 23000 Lakeview Drive
Cost: Free

Center City Cinema

Center City Cinema will be screening FREE movies in the park at 12 locations across the city, and this Wednesday you can catch Legally Blonde.

When: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024
Where:  City Hall Park, 450 3rd Ave
Cost: Free


What’s better than a Beck concert? Beck with Symphony Orchestra in the outdoors. Kick off your July at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery for this show, which is bound to be a good one.

When: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024
Where: Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville
Cost: $130.29+


Canadian R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer PARTYNEXTDOOR is back on the road for his “Sorry I’m Outside” tour, and it stops in Seattle this Wednesday too.

When: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine Street
Cost: $92+

Walk Off The Earth

Another Canadian! This time, it’s indie pop band Walk off The Earth. Also in town on July 3rd, you can catch them with their original tunes and fun covers.

When: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024
Where: The Neptune Theatre, 1303 Northeast 45th Street
Cost: $48.50+

Seafair 4th Of July

On the 4th of July, check out Seafair, the best way to celebrate Independence Day in the Pacific Northwest. The festivities will include a fully choreographed fireworks presentation accompanied by a musical score!

When:  Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: Gas Works Park, South Lake Union Park, And Lake Union
Cost: Free & reserved seating available

Bellevue Family 4th

The Bellevue Family 4th returns to Bellevue Downtown Park for its 32nd year in the Heart of Bellevue. There will be free live performances, activities, food trucks, and a fireworks display at 10:05 p.m. synchronized to a performance from the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra.

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: Bellevue Downtown Park
Cost: Free

Tacoma’s 4th of July Summer Blast

Tacoma’s 4th of July celebration is back! You can enjoy a full day of live music, food, entertainment, and craft vendors. There will be a 20-minute fireworks display!

When: Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Where: Ruston Way Waterfront
Cost: Free

Downtown Summer Sounds

Get ready to rock: Downtown Summer Sounds is back! Local and national bands are gearing up for the 45th year of this free summer concert series.  From hip-hop and folk-pop to psychedelic punk rock and bluegrass, there’s something for everyone at the outdoor Downtown Summer Sounds.

When:  Friday, July 5th until September 10th, 2024
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free

Pioneer Square Fest

The Pioneer Square Fest returns for its second year! The two-day experience will celebrate music, art and community spirit! There will be over two dozen bands, across three stages in Pioneer Square!

When: Friday, July 5th to 6th, 2024
Where: Occidental Square Park
Cost: $30

Have a great week!