SAT-SUN PhotoFest features free photography workshops and local photo walks.
FREE PARKS DAY
SAT Washington State Parks. Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day by visiting any Washington State Park for free.
MAPLE VALLEY DAYS
FRI-SUN Lake Wilderness Park. Parade, carnival rides, arts festival, car show, food, vendor booths, and much more.
SAT Acrobats, stilt walkers, jugglers, creative carnival games and confections appeal to visitors of all ages. Interactive visual arts exhibitions combine with diverse music, theater, dance, literary and media arts in a wide variety of urban environments.
EVERETT’S GARDEN & ART FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN Legion Memorial Park. Sorticulture features hand-crafted art for the garden and specialty nurseries, display gardens and designers, food fair, wine garden, free kids’ activities and live music.
INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL
FRI through June 25 Various Seattle Locations. 16-day explosion of dance and the arts including indoor and outdoor events centered in and around Seattle’s South Lake Union area.
NATIONAL MARINA DAY
SAT Shilshole Bay Marina. Boat tours, sailboat rides, kids’ activities, live music and more.
SAT-SUN Seattle Center. Celebrating African American art, entertainment, and culture.
LAKE TO LAKE BIKE RIDE
SAT Lake Hills Park, Bellevue. Explore Bellevue’s hidden treasures, bring the whole family to this enjoyable, non-competitive ride benefiting the City of Bellevue’s youth camp scholarship fund.
WOODINVILLE WINE RIDE
SUN Lake Hills Park, Bellevue. The 30-mile route begins at the Woodhouse Wine Estates right in the heart of wine country, with riders utilizing the beautiful Sammamish River Trail and Burke-Gilman Trail into Seattle and back.
EVERGREEN MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN Duthie Hill Park. Trail riding, bike demos, jump show, raffles, special kid events, vendors, food & beverages.
Through July 3 Winner of 10 Tony Awards and complete with an electrifying score by music legend Elton John, this spectacular show has heart, humor, and passion. Francis J. Gaudette Theatre, Issaquah.
PAINT YOUR WAGON
Through June 25 The 5th Ave Theatre. Journey with intrepid men and women from around the world as they take an incredible leap of faith and cross continents and oceans in search of the American Dream—only to find themselves swept up in a clash of cultures, passion, greed and romance.
SEATTLE FARMER’S MARKETS
Year Round Visit neighborhood farmer’s markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.
SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Through June 12th Various locations. SIFF has been bringing great film experiences to the Northwest for more than 40 years. Our mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world.
TO SAVOR TOMORROW
Through JUNE 11 A comedic play with Russian spies, vintage airliners, sexy stewardesses, and dashing agents. Drink 60’s-style cocktails and eat a delicious four-course meal while watching.
THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX
Through JUNE 26 A coming-of-age story that challenges the loving heart of a modern family as childhood friends start a romance when they go off to college.
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS AT THE LOCKS
Through SEPT 17 What’s better than free music in a great setting? Limited folding chairs available, plenty of room for blankets to sit on or to set up your own chairs.
Through JUNE 12 Various Locations. Part of Seattle’s International Film Festival, Culinary Cinema includes ten full length films about cooking & food.
Through June 12th Tacoma Musical Playhouse: Dorothy, the Scarecrow, a witch named Evillene, and the Wiz will light up the stage in this uproarious, song-filled adaptation of The Wizard of Oz.
Thursdays through DEC 29 Julia’s on Broadway: Seattle’s premier burlesque performers with some of our gorgeous “ladies” from Le Faux.
MONA LISA HEIST
All Month. 165th Ave, Redmond: Take part in the most famous heist of the 20th century! An amazing adventure in the Louvre. Go through the security room, deactivating clever alarms and security systems. Get to the exhibit hall filled with ancient artifacts and paintings. Finally, steal the main exhibit piece, The Mona Lisa! Can you complete this mission in less than 60 minutes?
DINNER & SHOW
Through June 12 Teatro ZinZanni: Part circus, part cabaret, & always magical, this three-hour whirlwind of international cirque, comedy and cabaret artists all served up with a scrumptious multi-course feast and elegant libations.
WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING
EVERY THURS, FRI, SAT Sweet Decadence Wine & Chocolate Bar: This fun, casual and educational experience will help novice wine drinkers develop a new appreciation for different wines while more experienced wine drinkers can get a “grape” experience as well.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
ALL MONTH Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.
SAT Enjoy a narrated tour of Lake Union & Lake Washington, lunch included.
TOURS & ACTIVITIES
ALL MONTH Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center: Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, parents and children dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss.
SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURE
ALL MONTH Enjoy this interactive scavenger hunt that takes you on a journey to see the best sights in the city while feeling like you are on the Amazing Race.
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
· The Conjuring 2
· Now You Seen Me 2
· Diary of a Chambermaid
· From Afar
· De Palma
· King Jack