What’s Happening In The Seattle Area This Weekend? | June 24

Hey there Seattle!

It’s going to be HOT this weekend!  What are you going to do to cool off? 

I just got home from a beach party at O. O. Denny Park in Kirkland – great place to grill, swim in Lake Washington, play on the playground and chill with friends.

Make sure you get outside or into the A/C… and enjoy our warm season in Seattle!


****** FRIDAY, 06/25/2021 ******

1) Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist at Olympic Sculpture Park In Downtown Seattle

Stroll along almost any local beach during low tide and you’ll see that the shore is alive!

Plus, in late spring and summer, not only will you witness Puget Sound’s multitude of marine plants and animals, but you’ll also see beach naturalists: advocates for these living wonders sharing their knowledge with beachgoers.

Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 10:00am.–2:00p.m.

Saturday, June 26, 2021 @ 10:45am.–2:15p.m.

Sunday, June 27, 2021 @ 11:30am.–2:30p.m.

Olympic Sculpture Park

2901 Western Ave Seattle, WA 98121-1025

Price: FREE


2) FairyFest at Lakewold Gardens in Tacoma, WA

Fairyfest is back with a fabulous lineup of family-friendly activities to make your weekend magical! Don’t miss all your favorite activities while exploring the gardens in what is sure to be a beautiful start to summer!

Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 10:00am.–5:00p.m.

Saturday, June 26, 2021 @ 10:00am.–5:00p.m.

Sunday, June 27, 2021 @ 10:00am.–5:00p.m.

Price – $5-$10; ages 5 and under free

Lakewold Gardens (12317 Lake Gravelly Drive S.W. Lakewood, WA 98499)


3) Drive-In Movies at Vasa Park On West Lake Sammamish

The Drive-In is back! We have missed you, and can’t wait for another season of fun.
Check out their Facebook page for updates.

June 19: The Lutefisk Wars

June 25: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

June 29: The Lego Movie

Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 8:30pm.–11:00p.m.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 @ 8:30pm.–11:00p.m.

Price: $25 per car

Vasa Park Resort (3560 W Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE Bellevue, WA 98008-5839)


****** SATURDAY, 06/26/2021 ******

1) Online: Victorian Cooking Demonstration

The “Fort from Home” series brings the talents and expertise of Tacoma’s Fort Nisqually to you live through interactive online webinars. In this live Victorian Cooking webinar, Fort Interpreter Lawrence, aka Thornhill, will share his top receipts for Victorian era sauces. Questions are encouraged throughout the session via text chat. Admission by suggested donation, $15-$50.

June 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Price:  $15.00-$50.00


2) Shoreline Arts Festival

The Shoreline Arts Festival features live music, hands-on-art grab and go bags, the Artist Marketplace (bought directly from local artists), cultural “rooms” (outside in tents this year) and food trucks. There is something for everyone. Come and celebrate the beginning of summer with us. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sat, Jun 26, 2021, 10:00 AM
Sun, Jun 27, 2021, 5:00 PM PDT

Pfingst Animal Acres Park
17435 Brookside Boulevard Northeast
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155 

Price: FREE


3) Seattle Underground Tour

The 75-minute guided walking tour begins beneath Doc Maynard’s Public House, then spills into historic Pioneer Square, Seattle’s birthplace, before plunging underground for an exclusive, time-capsule view of the buried city.

Saturday, June 26, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:15 PM PDT

614 1st Ave · Seattle, WA


****** SUNDAY, 06/27/2021 ******

1) Dozer Day – Puyallup Fair Grounds

Our 2021 Dozer Day: Walk-Thru will feature heavy construction, industrial equipment and machinery, first responder vehicles, and other implements from members and industry partners live in-motion, static on display for climbing and touching, and interactive experiences to walk-thru. Event attendees will be in timed ticketed groups as they wind through enriching displays of both static and “in-action” machines replicating the look and feel of a real construction zone and job site.Each ticket includes a complimentary Construction “Crew Bag” complete with Dozer Day cloth mask, branded merchandise, local deals and offerings, activities, plus a child-sized hard hat (collect stickers from the event sponsors to complete your hard hat!). Pre-purchased, electronic tickets for a time slot are required for this event.

Groups are in a maximum size of 10 people and will require social distancing at all times from those not in your household. Masks are required for all persons ages 5 and over.

Sunday, June 27, 2021 @ 10:00am.–3:00p.m.

PRICE: $9, Ages 4-12 with families



The KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge is the nation’s largest mobile fitness event traveling from coast-to-coast dedicated to keeping kids active and healthy. At the KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge, kids of all ages get the opportunity to flex their physical fitness by participating in a completion-based obstacle course designed to challenge speed, strength, agility and overall physical fitness. The event is FREE to the public and features a variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy including active gaming fun for all ages and on-site programming designed to inspire kids and families to live a more active and healthy lifestyle!

Sun, June 27, 2021

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PDT


Price: FREE


3) Kubota Garden Walk

Hidden in South Seattle, Kubota Garden is a stunning 20 acre landscape that blends Japanese garden concepts with native Northwest plants. The city acquired the property, which is an historic landmark, in 1987 from the estate of master landscaper Fujitaro Kubota. Kubota was a horticultural pioneer when he began merging Japanese design techniques with North American materials in his display garden in 1927. The Gardens are a spectacular setting of hills and valleys, interlaced with streams, waterfalls, ponds, bridges, and rock out-cropping’s with a rich array of plant material.A Group will meet at the parking lot of Kubota garden and walk around the trail. We will stop at the fish pond in the middle of the garden to socialize for 30 minutes and then continue walking back to the parking lot.

What to bring:
Water and snacks

Sunday, June 27, 2021
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT 

Kubota Garden (9817 55th Ave S · Seattle, WA)

Price: FREE
Join The Group or Go On Your Own



Could you see yourself enjoying the view from this rooftop deck after moving into your new condo in downtown Seattle?  One of my clients just put *this* under contract, but there’s room for you to come, too!


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The Pacific Northwest Shop
If you are looking for some local/unique gifts for your loved ones, then this is your go to shop!

Super cute gift shop with both handmade, local, more aesthetic gifts and trinkets as well as a good variety of “cheesier” gifts. The staff is also very friendly and be sure to snag a Huckleberry chocolate when checking out at the register! Check out their store here…


Let me know what you’re going to do for fun this week, and have a great weekend!

Emily Cressey

Let’s Go Seattle! 

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Let’s Go Seattle is a Community-Based Newsletter brought to you by Emily Cressey, a licensed Real Estate Broker with HomeSmart Seattle Real Estate Associates in Washington State who wants you to get out and enjoy where you live! 
Click here for all our past articles about Fun Things To Do In Seattle, WA.

Emily Cressey

Emily Cressey is a real estate broker residing in Lake Forest Park, WA who services the Greater Seattle area including Shoreline, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Lynnwood, Kenmore, Bothell and Edmonds, WA.

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