Seattle Events Weekend Planner August 8-11, 2019

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FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
THURS – Taste the best of Seattle during the Food Truck Taste Off with over 13 food trucks and 5 breweries in Magnuson Park.

BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRI – Head to the kick-off party a few weeks early to enjoy beer and pizza! Enter the contest to win tickets to the actual event Aug 23rd.  

MUSEUM OF ART
FRI – The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art hosts Meet Me at the Movies, with a series of films designed to help those struggling with memory loss.

SOUTH LAKE UNION BLOCK PARTY
FRI – The South Lake Union block party features a food court, beer garden, and live music featuring artists popular in the Northwest.

OMAK STAMPEDE AND RODEO
FRI-SUN – Watch the PRCA rodeo with bullfighters (dance), the specialty acts, a parade of flags, and more with world-famous host and rodeo clown, JJ Harrison.  

POLO PARTY
SAT – Watch two and four-legged athletes compete in Polo while you socialize, join the hat parade, and visit the beverage garden.

MOVIES AT THE MURAL
SAT – Watch movies on a 40-foot screen at Movies at the Mural on the lawn at Mural Amphitheatre with captions. Bring comfy chairs and watch the new film, Bohemian Rhapsody.       

NATIVE AMERICAN FESTIVAL
SAT – The Spirit Northwest Native Festival celebrates dancing, live music, cultural fashion, and authentic food. 

ARAB FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – The annual Seattle Arab Festival offers food, a kids zone, performances, a hookah tent, and more, all celebrating the culture, diversity, and accomplishments of Arab Americans.

STILLAGUAMISH FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow hosts live music with dancing, storytelling, a salmon bake, and much more! Don’t miss hit artists like Lee Brice and Thompson Square.

LANTERN CEREMONY
SUN – Head to Green Lake to honor the victims of war From Hiroshima to Hope.

DOE BAY FESTIVAL
THROUGH MON  – This four-day Grassroots Festival features music, camping, activities, and great food and drink options.

RECURRING EVENTS:

RENAISSANCE FAIR
THROUGH AUG 18 – Visit with medieval knights, jesters, and Midsummer characters at Kelley Farm. View the performance schedule for more family fun.          

SUMMER SOUNDS
THROUGH AUG 23 – Pack a lunch and bring a picnic to the park for live music. View the band lineup here.

U-PICK BERRIES
THROUGH AUG – The Organic Higher Taste Blueberry farm celebrates its 65th year in business! Head to the farm for U-Pick berries, or bring your gloves and elbow grease to the farm and help keep weeds and blackberry bushes off the crops. In return, you’ll get to pick a variety of organic blueberries from over 2,100 bushes on 5 acres for free! Contact for hours.

CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
THROUGH SUN – Head to Paramount Theatre to see the popular family-friendly story and beloved Roald Dahl book.

NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE
THURS – Enjoy live music and theatre by local artists each Thursday night this summer! This week features a book release with live music and poetry for Butterfly: Una Transformación.  

YOGA ON THE DOCK
THROUGH AUG 21 – The Seattle Yoga on the Dock series hosts a scenic and peaceful workout along the Elliot Bay Marina.

CONCERT ON THE LOCKS
THROUGH SEPT 2 – Enjoy free music at the Locks all summer long. Bring a picnic and enjoy the scenic Ballard park.

APA SCIENCE FICTION
THROUGH SEPT 15 – The expanding universe of Asian Pacific Americans and their influence on Sci-Fi takes a deep dive into actors, artists, writers, animators and more. Get your tickets and head to the Wing Luke Museum.

THEATER IN THE PARK
THROUGH SEPT – Big-name acts jump in front of a green screen at Marymoor park. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a free show while enjoying a summer evening in the park.      

NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND

  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
  • Dora & The Lost City of Gold
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain
  • The Kitchen
  • Brian Banks
  • In Safe Hands
  • Light of my Life
  • Ode to Joy
  • Nekrotronic
  • Ecco
  • Heer Maan Ja

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FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS IN THE AREA FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH, VISIT www.events12.com/seattle. 

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