For some, summer is all about pool parties, BBQ’s and vacations. For others, it is all about the festivals. Seattle is home to some of the most eclectic and sensational festivals in the country. Throughout the entire season you will be able to find a new and exciting way to indulge in the arts at a whole new level.
Seattle International Film Festival
The 45th Annual Seattle International Film Festival will run from May 16-June 9, 2019 at various locations around the Seattle area. There will be festival screenings, gala screenings, public parties, and different events all celebrating the amazing world of film. The opening night of the festival even features a star-studded red-carpet event followed by a film screening and a much buzzed about party afterwards. There are several packages and passes available for purchase, each granting attendees’ access to different events throughout the 3-week long festival.
Honk Fest West
A free, three-day community music festival held in parks and on streets throughout the city of Seattle, the Honk Fest West prides itself on bringing exposure to street bands that wouldn’t otherwise get it. Bands that participate in the festival are lively and upbeat, delivering stellar performances to people of all ages. This year’s festival runs from May 31-June 2, 2019 and will feature over 25 bands with over the top performances. The festival’s mission this year is to bring attention to the underprivileged communities in Seattle through a variety of acts related to social justice.
Washington Brewers Festival
The 14th Annual Washington Brewers Festival will take place over Father’s Day weekend, June 14-16, 2019, in King County’s Marymoor Park. It’s a great place for the whole family to take Dad, where he can enjoy the finest beer, wine, and cider that Washington has to offer. There will also be food trucks, craft vendors, and live music during the festival. Attendees are encouraged to sample their choice of over 500 beers while taking in the beauty of Marymoor Park. There’s even a rootbeer garden so the kids can join in on the fun.