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8 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Seattle This July

Published On 07/02/2015 Published On 07/02/2015

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Jul 2-3

Freedom Fantasia Join some of Seattle’s best drag, cabaret, burlesque, and theatre performers as they whip up a glittery helping of Americana. Tickets range from $25 to $45, so preorder yours now to save a little cash. 

The Triple Door

Freedom Fantasia The Triple Door Join some of Seattle’s best drag, cabaret, burlesque, and theatre performers as they whip up a glittery helping of Americana. Tickets range from $25 to $45, so preorder yours now to save a little cash. 

Courtesy of Old Mill Days Americana

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Jul 3-5

Old Mill Days Americana A little over an hour northwest from Seattle is Port Gamble, a tiny community on the Kitsap Peninsula that's hosting all sorts of wood-related competitions, and other fun stuff like a carnival, fireworks show, car show, and a beer garden. One-day admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children: get your tickets here

Port Gamble

Old Mill Days Americana Port Gamble A little over an hour northwest from Seattle is Port Gamble, a tiny community on the Kitsap Peninsula that's hosting all sorts of wood-related competitions, and other fun stuff like a carnival, fireworks show, car show, and a beer garden. One-day admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children: get your tickets here

Wine Rocks Seattle

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Jul 9 Thu

Wine Rocks With Bell Harbor and the beautiful Olympics as a backdrop, this event hosted at Elliott Hall brings together wine tasting, local food, and music for the sixth year in a row. Tickets are $45 until the event, $50 at the door, and proceeds will help support a good cause: get them here

Elliott Hall

Wine Rocks Elliott Hall With Bell Harbor and the beautiful Olympics as a backdrop, this event hosted at Elliott Hall brings together wine tasting, local food, and music for the sixth year in a row. Tickets are $45 until the event, $50 at the door, and proceeds will help support a good cause: get them here

Ballard SeafoodFest

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Jul 11-12

Ballard SeafoodFest This two-day festival brings together over 65,000 people to celebrate the traditional seafood (think: salmon barbeque, YUM) that is part of Ballard’s Nordic history. The event is free to the public and features dozens of local restaurants, as well as music and arts & crafts booths. 

Ballard

Ballard SeafoodFest Ballard This two-day festival brings together over 65,000 people to celebrate the traditional seafood (think: salmon barbeque, YUM) that is part of Ballard’s Nordic history. The event is free to the public and features dozens of local restaurants, as well as music and arts & crafts booths. 

Courtesy of CIDBIA

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Jul 11 Sat

Dragon Fest Get a crash course in everything the International District has to offer with this weekend full of festive performances, such as Japanese taiko drumming and the Chinese Girls Drill Team. Over 40 restaurants will be offering $2 bites, and the Japanese beer garden will provide you with the perfect refuge.  

Chinatown/International District 

Dragon Fest Chinatown/International District  Get a crash course in everything the International District has to offer with this weekend full of festive performances, such as Japanese taiko drumming and the Chinese Girls Drill Team. Over 40 restaurants will be offering $2 bites, and the Japanese beer garden will provide you with the perfect refuge.  

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Jul 16 Thu

Enumclaw King County Fair Ride the carnival rides, taste delicious food, peruse exhibits, and enjoy entertainment at this family-friendly event. Tickets are only $7 and are available, here

Enumclaw Expo Center

Enumclaw King County Fair Enumclaw Expo Center Ride the carnival rides, taste delicious food, peruse exhibits, and enjoy entertainment at this family-friendly event. Tickets are only $7 and are available, here

Bite of Seattle

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Jul 17 Fri

Bite of Seattle Seattle’s foodies assemble each year at this magnificent culinary event, featuring food from over 50 of Seattle’s best restaurants, wine/beer gardens, and five entertainment stages. And don’t forget the free Ghostbusters movie night July 17th at 8:30pm. 

Seattle Center

Bite of Seattle Seattle Center Seattle’s foodies assemble each year at this magnificent culinary event, featuring food from over 50 of Seattle’s best restaurants, wine/beer gardens, and five entertainment stages. And don’t forget the free Ghostbusters movie night July 17th at 8:30pm. 

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Jul 31 Fri

Clips Beer & Film Tour Colorado's New Belgium Brewing is bringing 13 mostly-hard-to-find beers, eats from Hallava Falafel, etc., and a collection of inspiring short films created by their fans to the lawn at Gas Works Park. 

Gas Works Park

Clips Beer & Film Tour Gas Works Park Colorado's New Belgium Brewing is bringing 13 mostly-hard-to-find beers, eats from Hallava Falafel, etc., and a collection of inspiring short films created by their fans to the lawn at Gas Works Park. 

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