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Summer Starts Downtown!

It’s summertime in Seattle! The longer, sunny days bring endless opportunities to enjoy all our city has to offer. Soak up the sun along the waterfront, catch an outdoor film, dance in the park, or explore a vibrant street festival – there’s something for everyone Downtown this summer!

Check out some of the events happening Downtown:

  • 💃 Dancing ‘til Dusk. Free dance lessons on summer evenings throughout Seattle parks. The first hour is a beginning dance lesson, no partner necessary! Dates and location vary.
  • 🎵 Sunday Vibes at Westlake Park. Relax to live classical music while enjoying the summer weather at Westlake. Each week will feature a different musician, including violinists, cellists, and more. Coffee and gelato available for purchase. See the full schedule.
  • 🎬 Center City Cinema. See “The Goonies” or “Jurassic Park,” or any of the other films showing at parks Downtown – for free! Check out the lineup happening at 12 different parks.
  • 📚 Summer Book Bingo at SPL. The popular Book Bingo is back for 2024! Get a bingo card and return it to the library before September 3 for a chance to win prizes. Not sure where to start? The Central Library Downtown is the perfect place to start to get recommendations. Get your bingo card and start reading.
  • 🌊 Waterfront Block Party 2024. Enjoy music, dancing, parades, crafts, and more! The fourth annual Block Party will mark an exciting milestone on the road to the grand opening of Waterfront Park! Check out the party details.

Join us all summer long in the heart of Seattle. 💜 See a full list of events happening Downtown.

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This series of events is fulfilling Mayor Bruce Harrel’s Downtown Activation Plan to make Downtown a safe and welcoming neighborhood for all. Learn more about the Downtown Activation Plan.