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July preview: Take transit to these events around the Sound

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Take transit to these exciting events around the Sound!

Welcome back to our monthly events preview, where we highlight activities within a one-mile radius of Sound Transit stations. Are we missing something? Let us know at lifestyle@soundtransit.org 

July 4 

Fourth Festivities – Various Locations

July 5 – 6

Pioneer Square Fest – Pioneer Square (Downtown Seattle)

Experience two days of music, art, and community spirit in the heart of Pioneer Square. Enjoy nearly two dozen local bands, over 20 vendors, and multiple venues. 

July 12 – 14

South King County’s largest Family Festival! This nationally recognized event includes a car show, parade, and more. 

July 12 – 13

Redmond Derby Days – Redmond

A free summer event celebrating the Redmond Community with live music, food and festivities.

Salty Sea Days - Everett

Everett’s summer block party is back! A family-friendly community event in the streets of Downtown Everett featuring live music, food, a beer garden, activities for kids, and more.

July 13 

Tacoma Pride – Downtown Tacoma

Celebrate Tacoma’s LGBTQ+ community with an all ages street festival! 

Kenny Chesney is bringing the Sun Goes Down 2024 Tour with Zac Brown Band and special guests Megan Moroney and Uncle Kracker to Lumen Field!

A promotional poster for Kenny Chesney and the Zach Brown Band at Lumen Field

July 13 – 14

Mill Creek Festival – Mill Creek 

Artist gallery, food vendors, a beer garden, two stages of entertainment, and a free shuttle bus – the Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair will have something for everyone!

Pacific Northwest Reptile & Exotic Animal Show - Washington State Fair Events Center

See frogs, snakes, geckos, and other exotic creatures at the Pacific Northwest Reptile and Exotic Animal Show.

July 19 – 21

Seattle’s biggest street music festival returns with 50+ bands, DJs, craft booths, food trucks, and beer gardens.

Tour de Terrace - Mountlake Terrace 

A Seafair-sanctioned summer festival featuring community spirit and pride.

A promotional poster for Capitol Hill Block Party

July 20

Enjoy live music, food and drinks from local establishments, beer gardens, and fun games of chance.

SummerFEST – Lakewood

Enjoy endless entertainment, dozens of food trucks, beer garden, and two stages with live music – there’s truly something for everybody!

Food Walk - Chinese International District

Summer is here! Find $4, $6, and $8 offerings from restaurants and cafes across the CID. 

July 21

Chinatown Seafair Parade - Chinese International District 

Get ready for the 2024 Chinatown Seafair Parade! The parade features lion and dragon dances, the Seattle Chinese Girls Drill Team, and many more local community groups from the Greater Seattle area.

Art on the Ave – Tacoma

A festival celebrating local art, artists, music, food, and entertainment, located at 6th Avenue from Alder Street to State Street in Tacoma​. With over 175 artists and vendors, three performance stages, a food court, a kid zone, and beer gardens, there is something for the whole family!

July 25 – 28

Seattle Art Fair - Lumen Field Event Center

A showcase for the Pacific Northwest's vibrant arts community and a leading destination for modern and contemporary art.

July 26 – 28

BAM Arts Fair – Bellevue

Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade crafts and art. This marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work. 

July 27

There’s nothing like the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade! The Torchlight Parade is where Seafair celebrates the cultural diversity and traditions of the Pacific Northwest with over 100 entries.

Renton River Days - Liberty Park and Cedar River Park (Renton)

An annual family festival and community celebration with three days of family-oriented events and activities.

Chris Stapleton - T-Mobile Park

2023 AMA Entertainer of the Year and 15x CMA award-winner, Chris Stapleton, is coming to T-Mobile Park! He’ll be joined by Country Music Hall of Famer Willie Nelson and 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Sheryl Crow.

A promotional poster for the Chris Stapleton concert at T-Mobile Park

July 27 – 28

Great news for summer festival fans! MOSAIC continues its 36-year tradition of bringing together a kaleidoscope of dance, music, art, food and family fun, set under the shady trees of Wright Park.

July 30 – August 4

Celebrate with the Parade of Ships through Elliot Bay, meet sailors and guardsmen, enjoy free music, and take ship tours.