Guide to Seafair Community Events July 17 - 22Carnivals, food and wine, art and entertainment... Seafair brings Seattle communities together all summer long! Here are some of the festivals and fun happening in your neighborhood!
A Few Traffic Hazzards To Watch ForThis weekend will be filled with cars and pedestrians, the Bite of Seattle, Mariners and Sounders games, and lots of festivals. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind.
Best Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month in SeattleBesides his love for jelly beans, Ronald Reagan apparently liked ice cream. He designated July as National Ice Cream Month in 1984. He also appointed the third Sunday in July as National Ice Cream Day. This year it lands on Sunday, July 17th.
Have a Pancake with a Viking this WeekendTonight is "Nordic Heritage Night" at Safeco Field, gearing up for the big Viking Days weekend at the Nordic Heritage Museum!
Dinner at Starbucks? It's Not Just for Coffee AnymoreSesame noodles in a peanut sauce, served with baked tofu tossed in a spiced lime glaze? A chicken wrap served with the avocado & roasted tomato salsa and lime-cilantro slaw? Starbucks is upping the ante and offering dinner fare that could rival the local bistro.
Warrior Dash Comes to WA The Warrior Dash is the ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes. This 5k race is held on the most demanding and unique terrain from around the world. Participants will take on intense obstacles, and celebrate their feat with music, beer, and muddy shorts!
American Girl Store Opens at Alderwood Mall It's the latest American Girl store to open in the US, with a grand opening July 16! And since it's also the 25th anniversary of American Girl, there are some special things happening at the Alderwood Mall location this summer.
Seattle's Seward Park Turns 100Seward Park turns 100 years old and the community is celebrating with a festival! Put on your best outfit for being out and about – anything from 1911 to 2011 – and be part of the community promenade around the park! Or join in the festival, eat food, enjoy live music and see vintage Seafair hydroplane boats!
Best of White Center Jubilee DaysThis Seafair sanctioned event is a five-day festival that begins with a carnival and fireworks, and ends with a giant parade - Seafair princesses and pirates, a car show, arts and crafts, food and fun.
Best of Bite of Seattle First introduced to the Seattle area in 1982 with 26 Restaurants, the "Bite of Seattle" has grown into one of Seattle's largest Summer Festivals, with more than 50 of Seattle's finest Restaurants... 30 Food Product Companies... 5 Beer Gardens... live Entertainment... a Comedy Club... Piano Bar... Wine Tasting... Celebrity Chefs and more at Seattle Center!
Best of Lakefair Celebration July 13 - 17The Lakefair Festival's 2011 theme is Candyland! Held in downtown Olympia on the banks of Capitol Lake, the 5-day celebration has carnival rides, food vendors, arts and crafts, a fun run, fireworks and more!
Life-Size Thomas The Tank Engine Arrives in Seattle!All aboard! This summer, Thomas the Tank Engine is making his way from the Island of Sodor to the Snoqualmie Depot! Bring the kids for a day out with Thomas during his "Leader of the Track" tour.