15 Things to Do in Seattle This June

We need that Sammy bobblehead 🐳⚽

A Sounders fan holds up a rainbow Sounders scarf during a Pride celebration in Seattle.

Ignore the rainy Memorial Day Weekend that kicked off the month of June in the Pacific Northwest—it’s officially summer in Seattle. That means it’s time for hiking shoes, soccer games, lake hangs, and a whole bunch of Pride events. The Sounders are celebrating turning the big 5-0, as is Seattle Pride, with both organizations going all out before the month closes. Read on to find our writers’ top things to do this month around the city.

Therapy Gecko: Live! @ The Crocodile

Therapist and gecko 🦎

📸: Therapy Gecko Live

Therapy Gecko looks confidently toward the sky.

📆 Sunday, June 9th
🎟 Tickets start at $35
📍 The Crocodile: 2505 1st Ave, Seattle

Let’s face it. Healthcare isn’t affordable. I guess that’s where Therapy Gecko comes in. 

“Hey, my name is Lyle. Two years ago I was sitting in my mom’s basement when I found the Reddit Public Access Network and created a show called Therapy Gecko where people call in to talk with an unlicensed lizard therapist about anything.”

That quote is taken from a Reddit thread written four years ago, in which everyone’s favorite unlicensed therapist talked about his journey—one that took him from being a comedian living in his mom’s basement to a MAN/LIZARD with millions of followers. Now, he’s bringing his particular brand of podcast/advice column/performance art to The Crocodile.

Since exploding onto the web, he’s traveled to numerous countries on a sold-out world tour. He’s had celebrities like Lil Yachty and Doja Cat on his show. And let’s face it, talking to a stranger about your problems is probably cathartic, even if he is wearing GREEN FACEPAINT. Yes, you can be invited on stage to share what’s vexing you, whether that’s a problem in your polycule or if you need to set some boundaries with a homie who hasn’t had your back. 


Mariners Star Wars Night @ T-Mobile Park

Bring yer sabers ⚔️

📸: Mariners | T-Mobile Park

A child dressed as a Star Wars character holds a light saber inside of T-Mobile Park during a Star Wars Night for the Mariners.

📆 Wednesday, June 12th
🎟 Tickets start at $25
📍T-Mobile Park: 1250 1st Ave S, Seattle
⚠️ Must buy special tickets through this page

According to actual factual science, our marine layer makes it tougher to hit a home run at T-Mobile Park than at other stadiums. But now imagine you’re in the J-Rod Squad section in center field, Julio hits a dinger that looks to be just six feet shy of clearing the fences, and you do a quick Jedi wave with your hand and suddenly it’s now an honest-to-god home run.

Now’s your chance with Star Wars Night Strikes Back! This annual Mariners night understands that the Venn diagram between baseball fans and sci-fi fans is, if not a complete circle, then pretty dang close. Witness the battle between the forces of good (the M’s) and evil (the collapsing, rebuilding Chicago White Sox) while swinging around your lightsaber, screaming along to “Duel of the Fates,” and catching glimpses of your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away chomping on some Ivar’s clams and chips.

There’s also a special ticket offer (which must be bought ahead of time) that comes with some out of this world prices (e.g. $30+ off club level seats) as well as a limited-edition “Dark Side” Button-Up Mariners shirt.


Juneteenth Celebrations @ Northwest African American Museum

The new 4th of July 🇺🇸

📸: Courtesy NAAM

Juneteenth, a day of immense historical significance held on June 19th, was officially recognized as a federal holiday in 2021. However, its roots trace back to 1865 when the effects of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached Texas, freeing the enslaved after three and a half years. This day, celebrated by the descendants of the enslaved, holds a special place in our hearts, symbolizing resilience and freedom. As a child growing up in Oklahoma in the ’80s, Juneteenth was the highlight of summer. Held in the park on the Black side of town known as “The Ville,” the then-unofficial holiday was always a vibrant celebration of our heritage. 

Back in the day, those who participated in the Great Migration brought the celebration to places like the Pacific Northwest. Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) held its first official event honoring the holiday in 2021 with a youth night, artist collective, and jamboree. The event has grown each year, as the multi-day event continues to recognize and center Black art, culture, and heritage.

In its fourth year, NAAM’s Juneteenth 2024 is three days of joy, connection, and tradition.

📆 Saturday, June 15th
🕓 10 am – 5 pm
📍 Judkins Skatepark: 2161 S Judkins St, Seattle

This annual Juneteenth party is a chance to do the ELECTRIC SLIDE TO SOUL MUSIC on skates, which will be available for rent. Multiple Black-owned food trucks, as well as community and product vendors, will be onsite. And, of course, the tunes will be BLASTING. Bring skates or rent some there, and bring the whole family for the fun. 

📆 Sunday, June 16th
🕓 10 am – 5 pm
📍 Northwest African American Museum: 2300 South Massachusetts St, Seattle

Come to the museum for a free admission community day focused on Fatherhood. Three movies will be playing as part of the Juneteenth Film Festival. There will be an interactive storytime for the kids. Food trucks serving up snacks. Plus, jazz band Goody Bagg will be providing Juneteenth Jams. And all fathers will get a special Father’s Day gift!

📆 Wednesday, June 19th
🕓 10 am – 3 pm
📍 Northwest African American Museum: 2300 South Massachusetts St, Seattle

Capping it all off is the day the holiday is named after (JUNE+NINETEENTH=JUNETEENTH). Visit NAAM for another free admission day to see two new exhibits. Explore the exhibits: Emmett Till & Mamie Till-Mobley: Let the World See, which honors the bravery of Emmett Till’s mother and his life, and Interrupting Privilege, a thought-provoking exhibit centered around the question, “Tell me about the first time you remember experiencing discrimination?”

Juneteenth has been called our country’s true independence day—the “new 4th of July.” Ultimately, the holiday is one that every American should honor as a day that acknowledges this great country has been built on the oppression of others. It’s now more vibrant because of the contributions of Black Americans. 


Parliament Funkadelic feat. George Clinton @ Remlinger Farms

Getting funky in Carnation 🌹

📸: Parliament Funkadelic feat. George Clinton

A group of musicians sit in a big white studio. Parliament Funkadelic feat. George Clinton.

📆 Saturday, June 15th
🎟 Tickets start at $50
📍Remlinger Farms: 32610 NE 32nd St, Carnation

Something’s brewing out in Carnation.

The small city’s Remlinger Farms, best known for its pumpkin patches and haunted corn fields, struck a unique partnership with Seattle Theatre Group after last year’s King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard concert, becoming a brand new summer music venue. Its summer series, called Concerts at the Farm, started this summer, launching with big names like Portugal. The Man and Blondie. The 6,000-capacity venue is a massive development for the 350-acre farm that usually hosts corn mazes, carnival rides, and farmers markets. And theeeeeee funk progenitor George Clinton and his collective band Parliament Funkadelic will perform at this inaugural summer season on June 15th. 

It’s hard to overstate the influence and importance of Clinton and his band on modern music. Their funk-tastic tunes like “Give Up the Funk (Tear The Roof Off the Sucker)” and “Can You Get to That” not only shaped funk music but would go on to inspire West Coast G-funk rappers in the ’90s who sampled and riffed off Clinton’s freaky, psychedelic, acid jazzy runs. Known for his colorful, flamboyant style, Clinton is also a leading thinker on Afrofuturism, heavily molding the aesthetics and conceptions of the multi-genre movement.  Now 82-years-old, Clinton and his P-Funk crew are still funkin’ the house down—despite many so-called “final” tours. But as they say, ain’t no party like a P-Funk party ‘cuz a P-Funk party don’t stop! Huzzah!

If you’re in Seattle, Remlinger Farms can be far away (parking is free!). However, STG will charter shuttles to the venue with pickup points at Paramount Theatre and Overlake Park & Ride. (You’ll have to pay $50 plus taxes for the service.)


Queer Icons @ The Behnke Center for Contemporary Performance

Everybody say love 🏳‍🌈

📸: Puget Soundworks

📆 Saturday, June 15th
🕓 Matinee 3:30 pm
🕓 Evening 7:30 pm
🎟 Tickets start at $29
📍 The Behnke Center for Contemporary Performance: 100 W Roy St, Seattle

It’s Pride season! And as we all dust off our rainbow attire and make parade plans, much of this LGBTQ-dedicated month is soundtracked by the pop divas and divos whose music queer people have found solace in. Whether you were roma, roma-ma-ing to Lady Gaga or Got to Be Real-ing with Cheryl Lynn, certain singers and celebrities preached self-love and acceptance in a way that spoke directly to our queer hearts. 

In that spirit, Puget Soundworks Choir, an all-gender, LGBTQIA+ centered chorus, has put together a Queer Icons performance, honoring queer, iconic musicians during this Pride month. While someone doesn’t necessarily need to be queer to be a queer icon, this performance is primarily focused on musicians who are also part of the community. The chorus will sing renditions of Freddie Mercury’s larger-than-life hits, Brandi Carlile’s intimate tunes, and Mary Lambert’s velvety tracks, as well as songs by emerging queer artists. Although this is certainly a joyous celebration, I’d recommend bringing a handkerchief to blot out any tears that may swell up—music is powerful!


Sammy the Sounder Bobblehead Night @ Sounders 50th Anniversary Celebration

Lookin good 🐳⚽

📸: Sounders FC

📆 Saturday, June 15th
🕓 7:30 pm PT
📍 Lumen Field: 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle

📺 Watch: Apple TV
📻 Listen: 93.3 KJR AM, El Rey 1360 AM

Orca whales are pretty cool. Depending on the time of year, and your combination of whale intuition and luck, you might spot them cruising up and down throughout Puget Sound. But there’s one location ripe for whale watching that you might not expect: Lumen Field.

At every Sounders FC home game, there’s a bipedal orca named Sammy hanging out, hyping up the crowd, and giving out high-fives. Dressed in a full kit and goalie gloves, Sammy the Sounder is the official mascot of the Sounders, and on Saturday, June 15th, the first 10,000 fans at Lumen Field can score a bobblehead in his likeness. The mid-June match against Minnesota United is the club’s 50th Anniversary Celebration—50 years, one month, and ten days after the original Sounders made their North American Soccer League (NASL) debut against the LA Aztecs.

While Sammy made his Major League Soccer debut in 2019, he continued a strong legacy that links back to previous Sounders teams. The bobblehead fans will receive is actually “based off the very first iteration of the character originally introduced in the 1990s—dressed in a team scarf and holding an original 1974 NASL soccer ball in his right flipper.”

Regardless of whether you score a bobblehead, the Sounders promise the June 15th match “includes a host of unique entertainment and activations that highlight the incredible history of Sounders soccer and the enduring relationship that has existed between the club and its fans since 1974.”


Mary Ann Peters @ Frye Art Museum 

Look deeper 🌑

📸: Mary Ann Peters: the edge becomes the center

📆 Saturday, June 15th — Sunday, January 5th
🎟️ Free to attend
📍 Frye Art Museum: 704 Terry Ave, Seattle

To really see Mary Ann Peters’ work, you’ve got to look. Like, really look.

In her series “this trembling turf,” Mary Ann Peters challenges norms. There are no discernible figures or subjects. Instead, she uses white ink on a black clapboard to meticulously draw small strokes that bloom into abstract movements, patterns, and textures, revealing themselves to be larger than the sum of their parts. In “slipstream (by the light of the moon),” she contorts the ink to resemble moonlight hitting a choppy body of water, with waves crashing every which direction. And in “this trembling turf (oasis),” the thin lines cuddle and push against each other in ways that remind me of skin under a microscope or maybe the layers of sediment packed deep within the earth. 

“this trembling turf” forms her latest site-specific exhibition, the edge becomes the center, at the Frye Art Museum, which is up through January 5th, 2025. The exhibition’s ten drawings are inspired by the sound waves archaeologists use to find remnants of ancient civilizations and natural habitats where activity brews beneath the surface. There’s a mysterious and electrifying pull to the work, one that feels like a cryptic communiqué from a past life (or outer space). These works will be joined by a new addition to her ongoing impossible monuments series, which she defines as “something that deserves reverence but by virtue of its incidental nature would never be elevated to the status of a monument.”


Songs of Black Folk @ Paramount Theatre

A Black musical masterpiece ♫

📸: STG / Paramount Theater

📆 Sunday, June 16th
🎟 Tickets start at $40
📍 Paramount Theatre: 911 Pine St, Seattle

Craving that Sunday serenity without the pew time? Songs of Black Folk (SBF) puts gospel music on the Paramount Theatre stage, with a full orchestra at the ready. In its third year, SBF is a concert that pays tribute to African American heritage and cultural contributions. Throughout the evening, performers will introduce the audience to the history of how the resilience of enslaved Africans took shape in the sounds that make up multiple genres, such as blues, gospel, R&B, hip-hop, and jazz. Emcees honorable T’Wina Nobles and radio personality Gee Scott are hosting as soloists, and special guests sing songs highlighting how music became so important to the Black community.

Over seven performers will take the stage, including singer/songwriter/pianist Chandler Williams, vocalist and America’s Got Talent semifinalist Kenisha Blackman, and emerging gospel/R&B phenomenon Zhanea June. Special guest John Stoddart, who has worked alongside Céline Dion and Diana Ross, will bring the audience the soulful gospel rhythms that led to his Grammy nominations. Also, expect an intergenerational choir of 40 from across the community, which will back up the soloists—and a 50-piece orchestra and a 7-piece rhythm section will accompany them.


I Saw the TV Glow @ SIFF, NWFF, and More Seattle Cinemas

Crack the egg 🍳

📸: I Saw the TV Glow

Two friends stare at a glowing TV screen in this promotional still for I Saw the TV Glow.

🎟 Also available to watch now at big-chain theaters like Regal and AMC

📍 SIFF Cinema Uptown: 511 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle
📆 Friday, May 24th – Thursday, May 30th
🎬 View all showtimes

📍 Northwest Film Forum: 1515 12th Ave, Seattle
📆 Wednesday, June 12th – Sunday, June 16th

🎬 View all showtimes

The year’s most exciting film so far is also one of the most original. Following their 2021 cult hit We’re All Going to the World’s Fair, non-binary writer/director Jane Schoenbrun is back with another woozy mindf*ck of a film… and this time with a nice, sizable A24 budget. In it, two 1990s teens find solace and madness in a Buffy/Goosebumps/Are You Afraid of the Dark-type television show called The Pink Opaque. As the younger Owen ages and the older Maddy yearns for a way out of their suburban hellscape, the two take different paths in search of new personas… or lack thereof.

Described by the filmmaker as an “egg-crack” of a movie, TV Glow is not just a glimpse at the ecstasies and agonies of media obsession; it’s also a shockingly lonely cry about those who are unwilling or unable to open themselves up to new experiences, forever chasing highs long since gone and needlessly grasping onto social identities forced upon them. Justice Smith, excellent with both genre fare (Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves) and daring, chest-beating drama (MCC Theater’s Yen), grounds the story’s metaphor-heavy weight in a jittery, soulful piece of performance, while Brigitte Lundy-Paine (Bill & Ted Face the Music) and the already legendary soundtrack keep the dread thrumming along until you as an audience member crumple into a heap.

Those looking for a jump scare-filled horror show may not be in for the film’s aching patience, but I urge you to give yourself over to this film’s hypnotic glow. You’ll be talking about it all year.


The Enduring Queer Joy of the Golden Girls @ Elliott Bay Book Company 


📸: ABC

📆 Friday, June 21st
7 pm – 8 pm
🎟 Free to attend
📍 Elliott Bay Book Company: 1521 10th Ave, Seattle

It wouldn’t be Pride month without an homage to the four patron queer saints Rose, Blanche, Sophia, and Dorothy, aka The Golden Girls. This year, Elliott Bay Book Company will have local author and queer pop culture aficionado Matt Baume in store for a special Golden Girls-focused Pride month conversation. Baume is a writer, podcaster, YouTuber, and total sweetheart based in Seattle whose work focuses on pop culture history from a queer perspective. 

Last year, Baume wrote the illuminating book Hi Honey, I’m Homo! : Sitcoms, Specials, and the Queering of American Culturechronicling the queer storylines and characters that transformed the American sitcom forever. Vulture named it one of the year’s best comedy books. It also landed a spot on NPR’s Books We Love 2023 list. 

Baume’s Golden Girls-focused talk at Elliott Bay will feature memorable scenes from the cult classic show as he guides the audience through the ways the Golden Girls affirmed queer people, decades ahead of its time. 

The event is free! But BYOC. (Bring Your Own Cheesecake.)

Copies of Hi Honey, I’m Homo! : Sitcoms, Specials, and the Queering of American Culture are available to purchase at Elliott Bay Book Company during the event.


The Washington Impalas Super Show @ Tacoma Dome

For lowriders by lowriders 🛞

📸: Impalas Super Show

A blue lowrider car at an annual convention

📆 Saturday, June 22nd
🎟 Tickets start at $32.50

🕓 Starts at 11 am
📍Tacoma Dome: 2727 E D St, Tacoma

On June 22nd, Puget Sounders can check out some tricked-out lowrider cars at Impalas Magazine’s Washington Lowrider Super Show at the Tacoma Dome. (For the uninitiated, a lowrider is a car that rides low to the ground and is customized out the wazoo, with a vibrant custom paint job, a suped-up engine, decked-out rims, cush interiors, and hydraulics that make the vehicle bounce up and down.)

Lowrider culture emerged in the late 1940s among Mexican-American communities in southern California. Using money and knowledge gained from their service in World War II, these vets tweaked their cars to reflect themselves and their culture, with lowrider clubs becoming a source of social and political organizing during the Chicano Movement in the 1970s. Despite the California government’s attempt to ban lowriders, they soon spread to Mexican-American communities throughout the United States and beyond, and they are enduring symbols of Chicano culture

At the Lowrider Super Show, attendees can check out lowriders up close and personal—whether that be cars, motorcycles, bicycles, or “bombs” (tricked-out cars and trucks from the 1920s to 1950s). You’ll see a lot of Chevrolet Impalas, which are extremely popular within the lowrider community because of the car’s X-frame, which makes it easy to modify with hydraulics and sit lower to the ground. The show will also feature performances by Mr. Patron & Rush Wun, OG Spanky Loco, Wizeguy360, and more, as well as a meet and greet with actor Danny de la Paz from American Me and Boulevard Nights.


Fremont Fair and Fremont Solstice Parade

Unclad and glad 🚲

📸: Fremont Fair

A busker plays music on a flute at the Fremont Solstice Fair.

📆 Saturday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 23rd

Some things just scream Seattle.

The Fremont Arts Council’s annual Fremont Solstice Parade is quintessential Seattle, right up there with socks and sandals. Or Subarus. Held each summer to celebrate the solstice, the parade is one part of the larger, two-day Fremont Fair. What makes this procession such a prominent display is the naked bike riders who lead the way. 

For 33 years, the community of Fremont, aka the Center of the Universe, has heralded the arrival of summer this way. Watch as over 60 different groups, including probably your neighbors and friends, stroll the streets with giant puppets, floats, dancers, stilt walkers, and bands in a dazzling display of lively creativity. The parade is people-powered, meaning no motorized vehicles are allowed.

A map for the 2024 Fremont Fair in Fremont, Seattle, Washington.

During the weekend, over six blocks of the Seattle neighborhood become home to hundreds of arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, beer gardens, and live music on two stages. This year’s performers include rockers Down North, brass band Super-Krewe, and funk music collective Marmalade, promising a line-up that’ll ignite the crowd. 

I recommend getting to the parade early to secure a spot. It starts on Saturday, June 22nd around 1 pm. Beyond art, crafts, and clothes, numerous food options will be available. Here are a highlighted few, but the full vendor list will be posted online

And perhaps the best thing about this event is its inclusive spirit. It’s not just for spectators but for everyone who wants to be a part of it. So, if you suffer from FOMO, grab a BIKE, SLAP ON some BODY PAINT, and REGISTER!


Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales @ Seattle Rep

Welcome home 🥲

📸: Seattle Rep

📆 Friday, May 31st – Sunday, June 23rd
🎟 Tickets start at $50
📍 Seattle Rep: 155 Mercer St, Seattle

We demanded more Jinkx Monsoon! It wasn’t enough that she made her way through Cornish College of the Arts, lit up the stage with such theatre companies as 5th Avenue Theater and Balagan (her Hedwig was dynamite), cornered the local drag scene, won RuPaul’s Drag Race not once but twice, and toured several shows a year. No. Though she moved away from Seattle, a few years ago, we wanted more more more.

Well, we got it. After doing two stints on Broadway as Matron Mama Morton in Chicago and taking over as Audrey in the long-running off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors, Monsoon is back in town at the Seattle Rep with her longtime partner-in-crime Major Scales for another round of blowsy musical comedy. Their newest show, Together Again, Again, is a sequel to their 2014 hit The Vaudevillians, about a 1920s cabaret duo unfrozen in modern times who claim all of our modern song hits were actually their original songs a century ago… with the contemporaneous stylings to prove it.

Together Again, Again picks up that idea and runs it right into the apocalypse; it’s now 2065, aliens have taken over the world, and Monsoon and Scales are back at it with a one-time reunion special. Expect absolute nonsense, ribald humor, major guffaws, and that little twitch you feel in your brain when a Top 40 tuner is done in the vein of Cole Porter.

Tickets will go fast, so get to them ASAP.


Seattle Queer/Pride Festival @ Capitol Hill


📸: Courtesy Queer/Pride

Three Queer/Pride partygoers in Seattle, Washington, pose for a picture in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, a historic queer neighborhood. The person in the middle holds a fan that says DADDY in red letters.

📆 Friday, June 28th – Sunday, June 30th
🎟 Single day tickets start at $69

🎟 Three-day passes start at $189
📍 11th Ave between E Pike St and Pine St

Capitol Hill’s annual Queer/Pride Festival, brought to you by the Drag Race-focused bar Queer/Bar, has become the most stacked Pride weekend festival in the area. This year, it’s back with a big lineup of musicians, big-name drag queens, DJs, and burlesque dancers. Your Pride cup runneth over!

Here are this year’s headliners:

🥳 Friday night, artistic treasure Santigold will kick off the party. The legendary, cross-genre singer infuses dub, new wave, hip hop, and alt rock elements into her music. RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Shea Coulee, Kornbread, and Lady Camden lead the drag lineup.  

💫 Saturday, indie pop duo twins Tegan and Sara will take the mainstage. The LGBTQ activist and gay icons have ten studio albums (!!) under their belt, full of emotional pop. “RoLaskaTox,” AKA Drag Race stars Alaska Thunderfuck, Detox, and Roxxxy Andrews, will reunite to lead the drag lineup.

🌇 Sunday’s headliner is unapologetic rapper and outcast Rico Nasty. Nasty’s ferocious industrial beats and metal-infused hip hop will have you smacking Monday in the face. Katya is the Drag Race girl for the day.

👀 Other headlining acts to see: La Goony Chonga, Perfume Genius, Juliette and the Licks, Slayyyter, and Coco & Breezy.

Queer/Pride – Friday, June 28th Full Lineup 
La Goony Chonga
Shea Coulee
Lady Camden 
Jane Don’t 
Calli the Stalli 
CaraMel Flava 
Glenn Coco 
Moscato Sky 
DJ Baby Van Beezly 

Queer/Pride – Saturday, June 29th Full Lineup 
Tegan and Sara
Perfume Genius
Juliette and the Licks
Alaska Thunderfuck 
Roxxxy Andrews 
Jane Don’t 
Calli the Stalli 
Norvina Dubois 
Diamond Lil 
Ruby Mimosa’s Burleskaraoke 
DJ Arson Nicki

Queer/Pride – Sunday, June 30th Full Lineup
Rico Nasty 
Coco & Breezy  
Jane Don’t 
Diamond Lil 
Issa Man 
Norvina Dubois 
Stacey Starstruck 
Pussy Willow 
DJ Rowan Ruthless 

Get a taste of the lineup with Queer/Pride’s Spotify playlist for the 2024 lineup. You can buy tickets for all three days or a single day. Selling out quickly.

3 DAY VIP – $299 
3 DAY GA – $189 
FRIDAY GA 6/28 TIER 2 – $69 
SATURDAY GA 6/29 TIER 3 – $79 
SUNDAY GA 6/30 TIER 2 – $69 

Gobble Up SLU @ Lake Union Park 

A food fest during Pride weekend 😋

📸: Bakescapade, one of the vendors at Gobble Up SLU

Colorful pride-colored pastries at the South Lake Union Gobble Up Food Festival.

📆 Saturday, June 29th
🕓 10 am – 5 pm
🎟 Free to attend
📍 Lake Union Park: 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle

Summer is here! That means nothing beats chowing down on delicious, locally made foodstuffs while taking in the sun and lake-y smells of Lake Union.

Urban Craft Uprising understands this particular pleasure and is thus bringing its beloved food show to Lake Union Park on Saturday, June 29th, right during Seattle’s big Pride weekend celebrations. “Gobble Up SLU” will offer edible finds from the Pacific Northwest, featuring over 75 small-batch, independent purveyors from Seattle and beyond. Need new hot sauce to spice things up? Check out Papa Tony’s Hot Sauce. Something for the doggo? Beau’s Lil Barkery has your pup’s back. Want a cool, icy treat to beat the heat? Suck on a fresh Seattle Pop!

If all this perusing makes you famished, Gobble Up SLU has a bunch of food trucks on-site. Seattle Samosa will have samosas for snacking, Oh Dang in a Cup will have noodles for slurping, and Puffle Up will have Korean cheese dogs for demolishing.

This is a one-day-only event, so show up early! (Preferably hungry and slathered in sunscreen!)



Sandra Woolf

Sandra is a writer and film programmer currently haunting the PNW. Fueled by iced coffee and love of all things pink (don’t tell the other goths). She’s most interested in finding the sexy dark corners of Seattle.

Patheresa Wells

Patheresa Wells is a Black/Persian, Pansexual, Polyamorous Poet (so many Ps) and writer living in Seatac. An aspiring comic, you can catch her cracking jokes at open mics around the area. In her free time, she likes to imagine what she’d do with free time and feed her backyard crows cuz they’re silly. Follow her on Twitter @PatheresaWells.

An author pic of Jas Keimig. They have blue braids.

Jas Keimig

Jas Keimig is an arts and culture writer in Seattle. Their work has previously appeared in The Stranger, i-D, Netflix, and Feast Portland. They won a game show once and have a thing for stickers.

Marcus Gorman

Marcus Gorman is a Seattle-based playwright and film programmer. He once raised money for a synagogue by marathoning 15 Adam Sandler movies in one weekend. You can find him on Instagram and Twitter @marcus_gorman.

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