KEXP Concerts at the Mural
Every Friday in August, 5:30 PM
See local musical acts play on the lawn in front of the mural at Seattle Center. Bring a blanket and the whole family!
Movies in the Park with Scarecrow Video
Magnuson Park, Thurs Aug 2, 7:30 pm & Aug 16–30, Thursdays, 7:30 pm
Scarecrow Video and Seattle Parks and Recreation are providing children’s movies that won’t bore or patronize you—or your kids!
Seattle Art Fair
August 2-5, Century Link Field
Based in Seattle, a city as renowned for its natural beauty as its cultural landscape, the fair brings together the region’s strong collector base; local, national, and international galleries; area museums and institutions; and an array of innovative public programming.
Tiki Pop-Up Bar
August 2, Brimmer & Heeltap
Put on your best Tiki attire and enjoy a wide variety of Tiki cocktails in the back patio garden space of this chic eatery.
Seafair Weekend Festival
August 3-5, Genesee Park
Seafair Weekend offers the best sights, sounds, tastes and action of the summer including Hydroplane racing on the water, Blue Angels performing in the sky, world class wakeboarding tricks off shore and music and entertainment on stage!
Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet
Ends August 5, Frye Art Museum
This exhibition traces the development of French landscape painting from the schools of Barbizon and Honfleur through Impressionism, featuring over 40 works from the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims.
South Lake Union Block Party
August 10, Westlake Ave + Denny Way
A large festival focusing on showcasing the best of the South Lake Union community, including booths, and bands Deep Sea Diver and Built to Spill.
SPF 30: Sub Pop’s 30th Anniversary Party
August 11, Alki Beach
Sub Pop Records is hosting an entirely FREE event along incredibly scenic Alki Ave. in West Seattle.
Movies at the Mural
Saturdays in August
Experience FREE movies outdoors at Seattle Center this summer. Picnic on the gently sloping Mural Amphitheatre lawn, in front of a state-of-the-art 40-foot screen, with the Space Needle looming above. Schedule:
Aug 4: Get Out
Aug 11: Little Shop of Horrors
Aug 18: I Am Not Your Negro
Aug 25: Wonder Woman
Gigantic Bicycle Festival
August 24-26, Snoqualmie, WA
First ride your bike 50 miles, then relax in the grass and listen to some live music.