Summer 2019 Seattle Events

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Summer 2019 Seattle Events

Khalila Firestone, Staff Writer

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Summer 2019 is on its way. Seattle is full of fun opportunities, and there is no shortage of games, shows, concerts, and festivals. Whether you’re bored or busy this summer, if you’re looking for more things to do nearby to improve your time off school, here are some of the best options.

 

Renton River Days

July 26 – 28, 2019; in Liberty Park

Renton River Days is the community’s annual festival. The event is very family-friendly and fun for people of all ages, and features a parade and tons of food.

https://www.rentonriverdays.org/

 

Ace Comic Con

June 28 – 29 – 30

Ace is Seattle’s annual Comic and Superhero convention. It lasts three days, and features people such as Marvel’s Chris Evans, Josh Brolin, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Renner, and Don Cheadle.

https://www.acecomiccon.com/

 

WaMu Theater Concerts

Various dates

WaMu theater, located in CenturyLink Field, hosts dozens of concerts and events throughout the summer, some of which include 21 Savage and Maluma this year.

https://www.ticketmaster.com/wamu-theater-tickets-seattle/venue/123666

 

Dragon Fest

June 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am-7:00 pm

Dragon fest is Seattle International District’s annual Asian cultural festival, and includes tons of beautiful and fun cultural performances and dances, as well as a $3 food walk.

https://www.greaterseattleonthecheap.com/event/free-seattle-chinatown-dragon-festival/

 

Seattle Pride Parade

June 30 @ 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Seattle Pride Parade is the city’s 45th annual Pride Parade, and celebrates everyone in the LGBTQ+ community. Its an amazing experience for members of the community and allies alike.

https://www.seattlepride.org/event/45th-annual-seattle-pride-parade/

 

Wicked

June 12 – July 7, 2019

Broadway’s Wicked is coming to Seattle theater! This prequel to The Wizard of OZ is critically acclaimed and supposed to be amazing.

https://www.stgpresents.org/calendar/3920/wicked

 

West Side Story

Until June 23, 2019

The classic Romeo and Juliette inspired musical is also coming to Seattle at the 5th Avenue!

https://www.seattle-theatre.com/theaters/5th-avenue-theater/west-side-story.php

 

Bumbershoot

8/30/2019 through 9/1/2019

Bumbershoot is one of Seattle’s most famous music festivals, and people come from all over the States to see the amazing multi-genre lineup the show presents every summer.

https://www.visitseattle.org/events/bumbershoot/

 

Seattle Sounders vs Vancouver Whitecaps
Sat, June 29
The Sounders are playing the Whitecaps at CenturyLink Field!

https://www.stubhub.com/seattle-sounders-fc-tickets-seattle-sounders-fc-seattle-centurylink-field-6-29-2019/event/104001232/?sort=price+asc

 

Broncos vs. Seahawks

Watch the Seahawks first game of the season against the Broncos at CenturyLink Field!

https://www.google.com/search?q=seattle+seahawks+2019+games&rlz=1CAHPZO_enUS815&oq=seattle+seahawks+2019+games&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.6913j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&safe=active&ssui=on#sie=m;/g/11h6s1r551;6;/m/059yj;dt;fp;1;;

Other Permanent establishments:

Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium is located downtown along the Puget Sound, and sports some tanks and exhibits full of local marine life (including adorable otters and seals).

https://www.seattleaquarium.org/

Space Needle/ Seattle Center

Seattle Center constantly hosts dozens of summer events at different times, but the open fountain and field, the Armory full of food and the Children’s museum, and the Space Needle are always around.

http://www.seattlecenter.com/

Woodland Park Zoo

The Woodland Park Zoo is located outside of Seattle and is home to over 1,100 animals, some of which are incredibly rare, and all of which are incredibly cute.

https://www.zoo.org/