Upcoming Summer Events

15 Jul

You can be sure the Summer season is a time of year in which you can easily fill your calendar with many great events.. Check out this blog post for some of the main ones that you won’t want to miss. They are in chronological order.

Bite of Seattle

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There will be 50+ restaurants and 30+ food product companies at this major food festival.There will also be wine tastings, cooking demos and beer gardens. Check out  movie night on Friday, which will play the movie Ghostbusters. There will be five music stages featuring nearly 100 acts. You won’t want to miss this event. This event is taking place July 17-19.  For more info, click here.

Stripped Screw Burlesque presents Hard Love: A Hot Summer Night

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Burlesque fans rejoice for this event. Make a date with Seattle’s Twisted Troupe this Summer. Stripped Screw Burlesque presents an evening of sultry and comedic burlesque featuring new and favorite acts from the Screws. Boom Boom L’Roux, The Sound of Freedom, Miss Elaine Yes and Vanadium Silver will all be featured for this performance. The act will take place July 18th at the Columbia City Theater. For tickets, click here.

Capitol Hill Block Party

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On July 24-26th music lovers rejoice and share the best three days of your summer. There will be 100+ bands and 3 beer gardens. A few artists in attendance are Ratatat, TV On The Radio, The Kills, Toro y Moi, Built to Spill, and Jamie xx. For more info, go to capitolhillblockparty.com.  For tickets, click here.

Red, White and Brew

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On Friday July 24th, taste the best Washington state wines. Join Seattle magazine’s tasting event of the summer. This is their fourth annual tasting event honoring the wineries featured in the 10th Annual Best Washington Wine Awards, selected by a panel of the top sommeliers and wine professionals in Seattle. This will be a rooftop party located in the heart of downtown at the Rooftop part at the Rainier Tower. The event will have small plates from local restaurants and a VIP lounge. For tickets, click here.

Tasting Flight at the Zoo

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On July 24th, experience a huge array of Northwest’s boutique wineries on the zoo’s picturesque North Meadow presented by Seattle Uncorked. This event includes 10 tastings from more than 40 wineries, live music, bottles and concessions available for purchase, real close animal encounters and access to some award-winning animal exhibits. For tickets, click here.

South Lake Union Block Party

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This free event on August 7th is packed with food and music. Advanced tickets are available to sample local restaurants at Savor SLU. There will also be food truck serving up some delicious bites. The Block Party’s annual grilling competition will take place. Local restaurants will be vying for the title of “SLU’s best burger”. Some of the musicians that will perform are

For more info and to get tickets, click here.

Seattle Street Food Festival

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On August 15-16th over four blocks will be filled with over 70 local food vendors and complimented with a live music stage and beer garden. There will also be over 75 local hand made crafters. The kick off party is August 15 at the South Lake Union Discovery Center with live music, food trucks and lawn games.

Friday, August 14th | 3pm – 9pm | Kick off party
– Saturday, August 15th (Night Market) | 12-11pm
– Sunday, August 16th | 11-7pm

For more info, click here.

These are just some of the cool events this summer. I will post more as we head into August.

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